They’re starting work tomorrow (Mon 15) on the Huerta Nueva roundabout outside Los Gallardos. Roadworks will be in place until July 10 and expect delays. Heavy traffic (the yeso lorries or anything over 10 tonnes) are to be diverted to the 525 exit for part of the time. The yellow diversion signs are already up and ready to be unveiled tomorrow!
The provincial council is to spend €120,000 improving the AL-6109 which connects the villages of Los Gallardos, Bédar and Lubrín. Almost two kilometres of road surface is to be replaced, with other sections of the road being improved. Additional safety features will be installed on dangerous stretches of the road, road markings repainted, reflective surfaces installed on corners and safety signs replaced. The money has become available due to budget under-runs on the 31 road Continue reading Los Gallardos – Bédar – Lubrín road to be upgraded
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.
Forgot to post this yesterday. The petrol station in Los Gallardos was attacked in the wee hours of Friday morning, hence the smashed plate glass. It seems two young lads made at the windows with a cheap sledgehammer. After the fifth or six pound on the glass, the head came flying off leaving them a bit nonplussed. All they managed to do was star the security glass, they never got in. They thus decided to Continue reading Los Gallardos petrol station robbery
Finally! The dangerous La Simona crossroads leading into Garrucha port from the by-pass is to become a roundabout. The idea was first mooted eight years ago but no agreement has ever been reached. Mainly because the powerful quarries and lorry guild scupper any attempt to improve road safety, as it would cost them more in fuel as they drive up and down that road exporting the province. Now the city council has agreed to proceed Continue reading Garrucha roundabout to be built
A row has erupted after people woke up this week in Los Gallardos to discover their land had been seized for a quarry without them being told. A company from the Pais Vasco called Minera de Órgiva has been issued prospecting rights over 240 ha in Los Gallardos and Antas. They’re searching for alabaster (used to make windows), serpentine (used in the steel industry) and marble. The Junta de Andalucia has issued prospecting rights to Continue reading Los Gallardos mining row
A new theatre is being built in Los Gallardos. Costing €180,000 the works are being underwritten by the townhall, and it’s the building work next to the entrance to Huerta Nueva. The photo would have been clearer, but a young gentleman of unmarried parents in a van behind me was disconcerted by the fact that I’d stopped at a Stop sign, and leant on his horn to encourage me to shift my ass out of Continue reading Los Gallardos building a new theatre
The Department of Health (sanidad) has issued a unified declaration of potability for the water of Galasa across the Levante. It comes after an extensive period of government testing of water at 83 urban centres across Carboneras, Mojácar, Turre, Antas, Arboleas, Cuevas del Almanzora, Garrucha, Huércal-Overa, Los Gallardos, Pulpí, Zurgena & Bédar.
The Ave warehouse in los gallardos is again on fire. Great clouds of black smoke are billowing in the sky. That’s the second time this week. Somebody must have a grudge against a company. what is that company keeping in that warehouse?