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From Motril to Japan

A man from Motril will embark on a journey to drive over two continents, Europe and Asia. Malpica Vicente Ruiz, along with three friends will travel to Japan from Andalucia on motorbikes, in total a distance of 25,000 kilometers. But this is not the first adventure for Malpica, who went to Canada, the United States […]

New Spanish Mobile Phone Numbers

It was recently announced that the next batch of mobile telephone numbers to be released in Spain will start with the number “7”. This will provide a additional 80 million telephone numbers.

Falling Unemployment Levels In Spain.

It’s been announced that for the 1st time in 13 months, the registered level of unemployed has fallen by 0.68% which equates to 24,741 in the month of May 2009. However in the 12 months leading up to this period, the number of people out of work had risen by 1,266,564 which was was an […]

European Cash Spent on the Costa Tropical

The Granada province in Andalucia has over the last few years has enjoyed a whole host of European financing. The vast sums of money has been spent on the following projects improving facilities for all in the Province. Science Park in Granada, 25.1 Million Euros. Museum Caja Granada, 7.3 Million Euros. New Tram link for […]

Salobrena Town Hall Siege!

A local shepherd turned up in Salobrena town centre with 200 of his goats, and let them loose in front of the town hall. He took this line of action in protest to the town hall putting an embargo on his property, due to the shepherd allegedly building an illegal construction without the necessary permissions.

Junta de Andalucia To Secure 3000 Jobs.

The Junta de Andalucia in Southern Spain are set to spend 178,000,000€ which will help to secure 3,000 jobs in the Granada province alone. The monies will allocated in the provinces of Granada, Almeria, Malaga, Jaén and Seville. The works being undertaken in the Granada province will include 1.12 million Euros of safety improvements to […]

Los Amigos Re-opened In Los Yesos

Well it’s been a long wait, mothballed for almost 9 years, but Los Amigos situated on theN340/E15 coast road in Los Yesos on the Costa Tropical has finally re-opened on the 30th of April 2009. This cafe bar has been completely refurbished at a cost in excess of 60,000€ to a very modern standard, complete […]

Ryanair New Route From Granada Airport

The low-cost airline Ryanair will open this July 15th a new route between Madrid and Granada, and increase from five to seven weekly flights to London. The initiative is the result of negotiations between Ryanair, the Provincial Council and the Chamber of Commerce of Granada following the announcement of the company to reduce from three […]

La Mamola Breakwater Update.

Work is currently under way on the end 2 of the breakwater at the western end of the beautiful seaside village of La Mamola. This 2.4 million Euro project was started in December 2008, and expected to be complete around September 2010. The task has been undertaken to help reduce the erosion of the beaches […]

Sad But True !!!

Sadly, due to high winds in late 2008, the oldest and tallest palm tree in La Mamola has been cut down. This palm tree was some 4 storeys high, and swayed proudly for decades in this village during the seldom windy periods that this Spanish pueblo endures.