Tag Archive

Elderly Swimmers Rescued

By Vivienne Hughes

Two elderly people had to be rescued after going into the sea near the Tesorillo end of Playa Velilla, despite the heavy surf. »

Junta de los Ríos Rescue

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil mountain rescue service was called in to rescue a woman at the Junta de los Ríos above Otívar. »

Julen Found Dead

By Martin Myall

Twelve days after the child fell down the narrow bore hole, his lifeless body has been retrieved, extinguishing the last strands of hope. »

Bore Rescue Developments

By Martin Myall

Whilst not wishing to make this a media fest, there have been developments that should be covered, concerning the family and how the rescue is going. »

Motril Receives Large Migrant Arrival

By David Darby

A tragic day yesterday when, at around midnight, the rescue boat Polimnia arrived at Motril port with 102 migrants, along with the bodies of four men and one woman. »

La Herradura Kayak Rescue

By David Darby

The Guardia Civil Maritime Rescue Service was called into action yesterday, just off La Herradura, when a young woman of 23 years found herself in all sorts of trouble with her kayak. »

Guardia’s Body Found

By Vivienne Hughes

The body of the Guardia Civil policeman who had been swept away trying to rescue people from a river in Sevilla on the 17th was finally found. »

Child Migrants Arrive in Motril

By David Darby

(ALI) The latest group of sub-Saharan migrants, numbering 33, arrived in Motril at 20.00h last Wednesday. Of these, four have declared themselves as minors, including a young girl. »

Lifeguards Signing Off

By David Darby

Lifeguard cover for Almuñécar and La Herradura will cease this Sunday. So, take good care when taking a dip, and keep a close eye on those kiddywinks! »

Owl Sea Rescue

By Vivienne Hughes

There was an unusual occurrence on Thursday the 31st down on Salobreña beach, involving an owl in the water and its subsequent rescue. The owl’s saviour was Carlos Lopez, who had spotted the bird in distress from his flat balcony in Salomar 2000. He had seen the owl actually fall into the sea and... »

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