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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. »

Anything to Declare?

By Vivienne Hughes

A gimmick this August in Almuñécar is the Aduana SOStenible, which is a play on words, but basically means Sustainable Customs. »

Body on Tesorillo Beach

By Vivienne Hughes

A body was washed up yesterday afternoon on Playa Tesorillo, which is located at the eastern end of Playa Velilla in Almuñécar. »

Looking Back: Underground Parking

By Martin Myall

Today's retrospective glance takes us back to May 2009 when both beach thoroughfares remained completely hampered by the stalled underground parking projects. »

Almuñécar Storm Damage

By Martin Myall

With Semana Santa only a couple of weeks away, the last thing that the Costa Tropical's main tourism destination needed was to lose its beaches. »

March Beach Clean Up

By Gazette Reader

The March the 23rd, Spring Clean The Beach is only two weeks away and the Ocean Ambassadors are busy signing up Team Captains and Volunteers. »

Lottery Winner in Almuñécar

By Martin Myall

Good news if you bought the Thursday (15th) Lotería Nacional with the number 00117... you won 30,000 euros. »

Paraglider Rescued from Tree

By Martin Myall

A German, paragliding enthusiast came down in a tree in Velilla, next to the church, around 16.00h this afternoon. »

Paraglider Paseo Crash Landing

By Hugh MacArthur

A paraglider enthusiast made an emergency landing on the Paseo de Velilla in Almuñécar yesterday afternoon. »

Over 65s Free Entrance

By Hugh MacArthur

There have to be some advantages to being over 65 but if you can't think of any, here's one: free entrance to Aquatropic this September. »

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