Fisticuffs at Turre townhall meeting over corruption claims

You may remember that the new fuente in Turre has been mired in corruption claims, after the opposition said that number 2 in the townhall had got a very sweet deal out of it (read the whole thing here). Both opposition parties have the same story and are vehement in their critiques of the townhall. Juan Ángel (number 2 in the townhall and who planned the fountain) exchanged a bit of land for a lot Continue reading Fisticuffs at Turre townhall meeting over corruption claims

Mojácar presents new tourism video

The town of Mojácar has unveiled its new tourism video, designed to lure the unwary in. It’s called Mojácar: recuerdos inolvidables. (Unforgettable memories). The 4:13 video centres around some fatuous family in 2044 who seem to have done nothing interesting since 2014. When Dad gets drunk on the vino and starts to tell a bawdy story about the son, a family argument erupts which is quickly smoothed over by the daughter suggesting that they all Continue reading Mojácar presents new tourism video

OAP home in Vera goes bust, pensioners out on the street

Workers arriving at the Residencia Vera Paraiso home in Vera today were stunned to be told that the centre was bankrupt and would be closing today. Their last duty today was to call round family members to tell them to pick up their elderly relatives as the electricity would be switched off at midday. Vera Paraiso has been struggling to make ends meet for the last four years says employees, some of whom are owed Continue reading OAP home in Vera goes bust, pensioners out on the street