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Spain's best beaches are close to home

LOS GENOVESES beach in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar natural park is becoming a firm fixture on the best beaches lists. This time it has been included in one of the best places in Spain to windsurf drawn up by weather website eltiempo.es. “One could say that the coast of Almeria…

Exercise and education for Cuevas del Almanzora students

A GROUP of second year students from Jaroso secondary school in Cuevas del Almanzora have been on a guided visit to the Fuente Alamo Argaric site. The group, which combined sport with history education by making the seven-kilometre trip from the school to the site on bike or by foot,…

Station visits continue for Huercal-Overa children

A SERIES of visits to the Huercal-Overa Local Police headquarters continues for schoolchildren who have completed the Road Education programme. Last week it was the turn of 50 fifth year pupils from Virgen del Rio infant and primary school, who were accompanied on their trip by local mayor Domingo Fernandez…

Nijar boy seriously injured in playground accident

A YOUNG boy was admitted to Torrecardenas Hospital, where he remains in a serious condition, on Thursday (May 26) after a large metal gate fell on his head in a school playground during break time. Four-year-old Adam was playing on the infant’s patio at La Atalaya infant and primary school…

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Vera's Calle Mare Nostrum now a dumping ground

RESIDENTS’ association ‘Veraplayazul’ has submitted an official complaint regarding the state of a ‘junkyard’ located just 50 metres from the town’s beach, warning that it represents an alarming fire risk. The pile of junk can be seen on Calle Mare Nostrum, and consists of lifeguard stations, household furniture, a football…

La Morena locals up in arms over pig project

RESIDENTS of the La Morena area of Huercal- Overa’s San Francisco area are up in arms over a proposed extension of a nearby pig farm, which they fear will make life in their homes unbearable. The extension, the 50 or so people who live in the area have complained, is…

Cuevas de Los Medina's mosquito misery

MOSQUITOES, flies and the smell are virtually holding residents of Cuevas de Los Medina hostage inside their homes and the local school, they have complained. The problem lies within a rubbish recycling plant less than a kilometre away which has over recent months started dealing with organic waste rather than…

Floral fiesta fun in Mojacar pueblo

Hundreds of people passed through Mojacar pueblo last weekend, May 20 to 22, to enjoy the floral displays and events of the ‘Indalos de Mayo’ fiesta. The whole village looked spectacular with floral displays both real and crafted adorning doors, windows and balconies of homes and businesses. Visitors were invited…

Almeria a cinephile’s dream

FOUR filmmakers recently got a chance to visit various locales that have been used for the shooting of notable cinematic productions in Almeria Province. The two day excursion, organised by Filming Almeria, allowed the group of film buffs to take a trip through time and cinema as they witnessed first-hand…

Latest news on paseo inauguration

THE cava to toast the opening of the new phase of the paseo (promenade) in Mojacar has been put on ice a little longer. The tentative date set for the inauguration was May 25 but it is more likely to be early June before the new section can be enjoyed.…

Listen to the music - A new newsletter for music fans in Mojacar

MUSIC lovers in the Levante area have a new go-to source for events coming up. Dean Baker, administrator of the Mojcar Live Music forum and vocalist in popular band 'The Daytrippers' (pictured), is publishing a weekly newsletter featuring upcoming music events and gigs. The notice comes out every Monday and…

Latest dead dolphin in Villaricos

MEMBERS of marine rescue group, Equinac, attended a beach in Villaricos last week where a dead dolphin had been found. The 1.4 metre striped dolphin had apparently been dead for a number of hours and samples were taken for analysis. Although the results have not yet been returned, it appeared…
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