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Soggy Saturday

By Martin Myall

Well yesterday was not a day to venture out in all along the Costa Tropical, with streets in Almuñécar and Salobreña boasting boating-lake-size puddles. »

Castle Financial Help Needed

By Vivienne Hughes

The most emblematic feature of Salobreña is its castle; unlike Almuñécar's castle, it dominates the skyline from whatever angle you approach it. »

Rockfall Below Castle

By Hugh MacArthur

Another consequence of the prolonged rainfall on Friday were the boulders that had been dislodged from the cliff face below the castle. »

One Death in Train Derailment

By Vivienne Hughes

There has been a train derailment in Cataluña leaving one person dead, three seriously injured and 41 with minor injuries. »

More Otivar Rock Work

By Martin Myall

The Ministry of Public Works has begun the 2nd phase of the stabilization work to the rockface along the Cabra road where it passes through Otivar. »

Otivar Rockfall Update

By Martin Myall

Following on from our article concerning the rockfall in Otívar, we report that the Junta is reinforcing the rocky hillside to prevent further incidents of this kind. »

Otívar Rockfall

By Martin Myall

At 14.10h on Wednesday the 4th, in Otívar, a huge boulder fell onto parked cars beneath, completely destroying two and damaging three others. »

Unlucky Beach Goer

By Vivienne Hughes

Of all the dangers you might imagine involved in lying on the beach, the least likely is a rock falling on your head and killing you - yet it happened. »

Paseo de los Carabineros, Nerja

By Martin Myall

The Councillor for the Environment, Nieves Atencia, has announced that a team from Madrid would be coming down to check out the state of the Paseo de los Carabinero with an eye to seeing whether at least a part of it can be repaired and reopened. »

Landslip Virtually Fixed

By Martin Myall

The landslip at the mouth of the Cotobro tunnel on the La Herradura side of the N-340 has all been put right, with the near completion of a very robust retaining wall. »

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