Tag Archive

Walls of Beach Debris

By Hugh MacArthur

We might not have had much rain over the weekend on the Costa Tropical, but there' has been in Almería, resulting in our beaches strewn with debris. »

Dam vs. Riverbed Wildlife

By Martin Myall

An ecologist organisation complains that there is insufficient water being released down the Guadalfeo riverbed from the RulesDam. This, they point out, is detrimental to the flora and fauna along its course. »

Ramblas Not Ready for Rains

By Martin Myall

After the first rains, beaches at the mouths of numerous ramblas were strewn with cane and other vegetation. Such was the case with Playa Granada in Motril, for example. »

The Forest-Fire Season Begins

By Martin Myall

El Plan de Emergencia por Incendios Forestales, better known as Plan Infoca, is now operative at its maximum state, and will remain so until the 15th of October. »

Ramblas, Mozzies & Lump It

By Martin Myall

Rain turns the countryside green... and brings out the mosquitoes & flies, as those who live near the La Rambla de las Brujas well know. »

Timely Rambla Clearing

By Hugh MacArthur

Work is underway to clear Motril’s ramblas of their abundant vegetation, which could pass off as a location shoot for The Day of the Triffids. It began on the 17th. »

Herradura Rambla Clearing

By Vivienne Hughes

The First Councillor for La Herradura has announced that the clearing of the villages dry gullys has begun, initially, the Rambla del Espinar. »

At Long Last!

By Hugh MacArthur

The long awaited and much needed work on the overgrown ramblas along the Costa Tropical began on the 9th, namely in Motril and on the Rambla de las Brujas. »

Junta Taken to Court?

By Hugh MacArthur

The Spokeswoman for the PP in Motril, Luisa Mª García Chamorro, announced that if the ramblas weren't cleared this week, her party would take legal action against the Junta. »

Not Prepared for Rains

By Vivienne Hughes

The fact that it hasn't rained can be counted as a curse or a blessing: a curse because of the drought and a blessing because we are not prepared. »

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