Costa Almeria News

COSTA ALMERIA NEWS

Turre council in disarray

By Richard Torné Turre council has been thrown into turmoil after mayor Martin Morales asked a ruling councillor to resign after voting against a crucial...

Vera bar fights music ban

By Emma Randle A long established bar in Vera has launched a petition to continue to hold live music events, claiming it is being unfairly...

Worries grow over Galasa

By David Jackson The Socialist PSOE party has warned that councils will collapse if state-owned water company Galasa goes bankrupt in December. Andalusian MP Juan Antonio...

Mojacar decides not to test noise law in court

By David Jackson Mojacar mayor Rosa María Cano has ordered her lawyers to withdraw from a pending court case that would have tested her town's...

Cabrera Brits come to blows

By Richard Torné A meeting in Turre to inform residents about the mayor’s decision to take over the running of the Cortijo Cabrera urbanisation descended...

British woman found dead in Mojacar

NEWS Staff Reporter A British woman in her fifties has been found dead on a Mojacar beach. The body of 56-year-old Lyn Davis was discovered on...

Almería honours Catherine Deneuve

By Richard Torné French film legend Catherine Deneuve has been honoured with a star on Almería’s walk of fame. Hailed as the great dame of European...

Judge rejects Zurgena homes appeal

By David Jackson A judge has upheld an earlier ruling that politicians and officials from Zurgena council have no case to answer to 34 people,...

Roquetas mayor facing more corruption claims

By Emma Randle Roquetas de Mar mayor Gabriel Amat is once again facing calls to resign after a National Police investigation into further nepotism claims...

Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

Mojacar Brit found guilty of fraud in UK

By Richard Torné A Briton who was arrested in Mojacar more than four years ago in connection with a credit card scam has been found...

Black panther seized in Arboleas

By Richard Torné Guardia Civil agents have seized a black panther from the home of a German man in Arboleas. The feline was found inside a...

El Ejido corruption case boils over

By David Jackson El Ejido council has asked for jail terms totalling 1,100 years to be handed down to the ex-mayor and 66 other people...

Los Gallardos gets its act together

By Emma Randle A long awaited new cultural centre in Los Gallardos is programmed to open next March after interior fittings, external landscaping and a...

Turre paving grinds to a halt

By Richard Torné A project to pave part of Turre high street has been scuppered after the council’s coalition partners – the Socialist PSOE party...

Ancient bear bones found in Gádor

By Emma Randle Bones found in a cave in the Sierra de Gador have been identified as those of a bear, proving for the first...

Dogs found starved to death

By Richard Torné The Guardia Civil have charged a man with animal cruelty offences after officers discovered four dogs which had been starved to death...

Cuevas desalination plant repairs could be halted by nesting wildlife

By David Jackson A plan to repair the Cuevas desalination plant has been released, almost five years a flood in 2012 severely damaged the recently...

Britain’s high court rules parliament must have its say on Brexit

THE UK Parliament must vote on whether Britain can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court ruled yesterday (Thursday). The judgment means...

Clean air campaign draws grim conclusion

By Emma Randle A clean air campaign mounted by ecologists in Almería and Murcia over the summer has concluded that the entire population of both...