35,000 diabetes patients given eye tests in Almeria

MORE THAN 35,000 people with diabetes have undergone an eye test to detect early signs of blindness brought on by the disease. The total of 35,344 people tested...

Police in Spain arrest alleged international drug trafficker

NATIONAL POLICE have arrested man in who is allegedly a member of an international organisation responsible for trafficking drugs between Spain and Luxembourg. Police arrested the man in Huercal...

Zombies unleashed in Albox

THE town of Albox is preparing for a new zombie apocalypse this Saturday. Registration is now open for friends and family to fight it out to be the...

Vera Photo Club members make an exhibition of themselves

THE  Vera Photo Club  exhibition, organised by the Council of Mojacar, has opened in the Art Centre La Fuente, which will remain open to the public until...

Public employment figures stagnate in Almeria

CSIF Almeria, the Independent Trade Union Centre and Officials, has expressed concern over employment figures compiled by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security and published through...

What’s the weight of the cake?

CHARITY Age Support, based in Arboleas, has launched its ‘Guess the Weight of the Christmas Cake Competition’ for 2017. The fruit cake, made and beautifully-iced by a friend...

Villa de Huercal-Overa Theatre hosts Tomás Ortega art exhibition

THE Theatre Villa de Huercal-Overa will host the art works of Tomas Ortega, a local artist who returns to the town after several years for a new...

Tourism boost meeting for El Ejido

El EJIDO Town Council has convened a tourism meeting with over 40 industry representatives. The aim is to drive growth and to reflect the work and concern for the constant...

Traffic issues tackled in Almeria

THE Mayors of Almería, Ramón Fernández-Pacheco, and Huércal de Almeria, Ismael Torres, have held a meeting to discuss traffic issues between their two neighbouring municipalities. Key topics discussed...

Roquetas Half Marathon set for debut

THE FIRST City of Roquetas Half Marathon will take place later this month. The race will start at 10am on Sunday, November 26 from the Juan Carlos I Avenue next...

Christmas fair for Albox animal charities

A CHRISTMAS craft fair is coming to Albox in aid of the Animal Protection Society Albox (APSA) and Helping Animals Almanzora. The free to enter fair, which will...

Roman extravaganza in El Ejido

THE Council of El Ejido is collaborating with the Provincial Council to promote the archaeological, historical and monumental legacy of Romans in the municipality. The events will be...

Christmas… a time for giving

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) are to hold their famous Christmas Market for the third year running in a specially erected marquee that will also...

Paper receipts are a thing of the past in Almeria

THE Provincial Council of Almeria will save using 80 tonnes of paper with the introduction of its electronic communication programme to replace traditional receipts. The Finance Deputy, Manuel...

Motorcycle thieves escape… on foot!

THE GUARDIA CIVIL is investigating a robbery that took place at a motorcycle dealership on the La Juaida Industrial Estate, Viator. According to reports, the alleged robbers broke in...

Almeria drink awareness campaign launched

ALMERIA City Councillor for Family and Equal Opportunities, Rafaela Abad, has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the "devastating effects" of abusive alcohol consumption to Almeria. The...

Golfers donate final funds to charity

BOXERS Golf Society, the very first in the Albox area, has donated its remaining funds to charity Walk for Life Arbeoleas after they unfortunately closed. The society was...

British Ambassador Simon Manley attends Remembrance Service in Madrid

THE British Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, attended and read a lesson at the Service of Remembrance at St George’s Anglican Church in Madrid. The Ambassador, who attends...
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