Partaloa has broken some sort of record – its third mayor in a row has been barred from holding public office! This tiny backwater of just 915 people seems to have an abnormally high rate of incompetent politicians. Or does it? The story so far…. Antonio Peñuela has just been barred from holding public office for seven years by the national audience for sacking the town clerk without following proper protocol when he first became Continue reading Partaloa – 1,000 residents and three crooked mayors
In 1998 there were about 100,000 foreigners living in Andalucía. By 2012, this had jumped to 750,000, or 8,8% of the population here. Quite a few forasteros. 6 towns in Andalucía have more than 50% of foreigners resident on the padron. Of these, 5 are in Almeria: Arboleas (68,4%), Partaloa (62,4%) Mojácar (61,5%), Los Gallardos and Bedar. The first two are dumps, the third a fascist run right wing penal colony, the fourth a nice place to live Continue reading 6 towns in Andalucia are 50% foreign. 5 of those are in Almeria!
From the AUAN, 8th May 2011: At the bidding of the Junta de Andalucia, the proposed new town plan for Partlaoa has been stripped of enhancements designed to incorporate the majority of its illegal houses. During a recent meeting between town hall officials and AUAN it was confirmed that the Junta has insisted that large areas included in the proposals by the council are unacceptable. The area of La Canada is to be completely excluded, Continue reading Partaloa town plan stripped of illegal homes solutions (AUAN)
Tony writes in: sadly we are all used to seeing animals on the roads that have been hit by cars, however the other day we saw something very strange. Call me potty if you like but on the A334 JUNC 34 between Albox and direction Partaloa I’m convinced we saw a tiger / lion lying in the central reservation. Did anyone else see this too or am i to go and see my doctor ? Continue reading Was this a tiger?
Helen from the AUAN sent me this: A liaison office has been set up in Piedra Amarilla for the inhabitants of Partaloa. It is situated in the old church in Partaloa and is open from 4.00pm until 6.00pm. It is being staffed by a lady called Maite, who speaks english. This service has been provided by the Town Hall of Partaloa. When wthe AUAN met with the mayor on the 27th March, he informed us Continue reading Partaloa Liaison Office for local residents