A contact to build a roundabout on the los Gallardos road was issued today. An ovaloid roundabout will be built at the entrance to Huerta nueva, complete with pedestrian safety paths to allow people to safely cross. The contract is for €300,000. No news on when works will start.
A 53 year old man is facing 8 years in prison after being charged with trying to kill his ex-wife’s lawyer with a chainsaw. The incident happened in an agricultural warehouse in El Ejido on March 10, 2014. The estranged husband ran into the lawyer during a fruit auction being held there and got into an argument. The discussion ended with the man grabbing a chain-saw, firing it up and threatening to kill the lawyer, Continue reading Man who attacked wife’s lawyer with chainsaw faces 8 years inside→
Local police in Viator rescued three suffering dogs from the terraces of two different apartments in the town last weekend. One of the dogs, which had no shade, was suffering from heatstroke and required attention from a vet to treat dehydration. It wouldn’t have survived the afternoon with the rescue. The other two were rescued before anything nasty happened to them. Police were called after neighbours became concerned about the animals. The police were Continue reading Local police rescue three suffering dogs from terraces→
A sea turtle climbed out of the sea in last night on El Calón (Cuevas) beach beach, only to be surrounded by over 100 idiotic youths who started taking flash photos and playing with it. Naturally enough, the turtle took fright and buggered off, eggs unlaid. These sea turtles are a heavily protected species under EU law, and the Guardia Civil’s environmental wing told local media that they are collecting online photos such as the Continue reading Idiots scare off sea turtle laying eggs in Cuevas→
Mojácar council has so far issued 10 fines of up to €300 each to youths who are being “indecorous”. The youths were breaking the infamous civic behaviour bylaw which I talk about here, which came into effect on May 26. The council told Ideal newspaper that “stag and hen parties continue in Mojácar, although we note that these groups are better behaved than they were last year. They don’t annoy families and older tourists or Continue reading Mojácar starts fining the “indecorous” youth of summer→