Yellow snow alert in province for Tuesday and Wednesday

Almeria is on yellow snow alert as temperatures drop to -4ºC Tuesday night! Nacimimiento, Campo de Tabernas, Valle del Almanzora & Los Velez could receive up to 2 centimetres of snow, starting 10pm. The snow level could drop to about 700m according to the Met office. Although VERY cold it isn’t likely to rain too much.  

Cabo de Gata golf course planning permission denied

The Junta has refused planning permission for a new golf course in the Cabo de Gata area. ‘Promociones y Propiedades Inmobiliarias SA wanted to build 2,500 homes, 1000 hotel rooms and a 27 hole golf course in Nijar. The Junta, however, says that this would “favour a new urban settlement to the detriment of the natural area”. How times change…

Rich businessman “pardoned” over illegal home prison sentence

Miguel Ángel Ramírez Alonso has been “pardoned” by the government over a three year prison sentence for illegally building and then repeatedly expanding his luxury home in Pino Santo (Las Palmas, Canary Islands). Miguel, who owns Seguridad Integral Canaria, the largest private security firm in the islands, and also owns the Union Deportiva Las Palmas football team, was sentenced by the High Court of the Canary Islands to three years in jail and costs of Continue reading Rich businessman “pardoned” over illegal home prison sentence