Vicious gang of thieves who preyed on elderly expats taken down in Garrucha

A “vicious” gang of thieves who specialised in rapid and violent burglaries in local homes belonging mainly to elderly expats have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Garrucha today. Material used in the robberies, as well as stolen goods and several luxury vehicles have been seized. The gang was made up of four people, 2 Serbians a Kosovan and a Romanian. They lived and worked out of a flat in Garrucha where they planned Continue reading Vicious gang of thieves who preyed on elderly expats taken down in Garrucha

Guardia Civil explosives expert dies in accidental explosion at central barracks

An explosion has occurred at the central Guardia Civil barracks in Almeria city, just after 3pm, and a Guardia Civil explosives expert has died as a result of the explosion. It happened in an underground garage underneath the barracks central dining room, which was serving lunch at the time. Panic ensued as officers assumed an attack on their base had happened, and the barracks was put under lockdown until the cause of the explosion was Continue reading Guardia Civil explosives expert dies in accidental explosion at central barracks

Spectrum FM changes frequency on the Playa

Richard writes to tell me that: A new transmitter has been installed in Mojacar to counteract transmission blackspots caused in the municipality by the mountainous terrain. If you listen to Spectrum FM at home or work in this area please retune to the new Mojacar frequency of 96.4FM. If you mainly listen in your car then please make sure the RDS function is enabled. This will swap between whichever frequency is more powerful dependant on Continue reading Spectrum FM changes frequency on the Playa