Almeria Museum launches summer programme

THE Museum of Almeria has organised more than 70 cultural activities to refresh the summer with culture. Alfredo Valdivia, the Cultural delegate for Andalucia, said at a press conference,...

Calls to fix Almeria bus routes

THE PSOE political party in Almeria city has called upon the ruling Popular Party to solve bus issues in Vega de Acá and La Goleta neighbourhoods. PSOE criticised...

Albox and Zurgena schools investment

THE Junta de Andalucia is investing more than 414,000 euros in schools in Albox and Zurgena for general repairs and classroom upgrades. Gracia Fernández, the delegate for Almeria,...

Spain’s fisheries minister celebrates the fishing fleet of Garrucha

SPANISH Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, has praised the fisheries sector of Garrucha for its “drive and capacity to generate wealth and sustainability.” The...

Doctor Who travels through space, time and… Spain

FOR 54 years Doctor Who has been travelling to new and strange worlds. For most of that time, it was touring the quarries of Great Britain. Every now and...

Special education centres needed in Almanzora Valley

THE Popular Party of Almeria has raised concerns that there are insufficient special education schools for students in the province. Aránzazu Martín Moya, the PP representative for the...

Union calls for support for nursing assistants

THE CSIF (Independent Trade Union Centre and Officials) has demanded that there be recognition for the work of nursing assistants in the province. The trade union has called...

Police in a spin after ballerina statue stolen

THE GUARDIA CIVIL has arrested a 31-year-old man, known only as SM, for the robbery of a bronze statue in La Ecareda, Almeria. Officers were called by the...

Demolition reprieve for 98 illegal Albox houses

ALMOST 100 homes built illegally in the La Aljambra neighbourhood of Albox between 2004 and 2006 are not to be demolished. The decision by an Almeria judge to...

Pot luck for Guardia Civil in Nijar!

AN ENORMOUS cannabis plantation including more than 3,000 plants has been discovered in a run-down unit on the Los Grillos industrial estate in Nijar. A 30-year-old man was...

El Ejido summer season launches

EL EJIDO is kicking off the summer season with a series of concerts in Guardias Viejas Castle. Singers and bands will perform at the 17th-century castle throughout the...

Clean bill of health for Almeria beaches

IT'S great news for beachgoers this summer as Spain’s beaches are hailed as some of the best in the world. Two independent sources have both proclaimed Spain to...

COVER UP: Spanish town hall bans naturism on beaches

BEACHGOERS heading for the 17 kilometres of coastline between Palomares and Pozo de Esparto in Cuevas de Almanzora will be forced to cover up this summer. The town...

Why Brexit matters in Almeria

FOR British expatriates living in Almeria, Brexit is the elephant in the room. Everyone will have different ties back to the UK, but most will have some financial...

Summer season hits a high in Almeria

THE Culture, Tourism and Sports delegate for Andalucia, Alfredo Valdivia, has released projections suggesting a record tourist boom for Almeria this summer. Hoteliers in the province are already...

25% of Almeria hospital staff are on temporary contract

FEARS HAVE been raised over the high number of hospital workers who have a temporary contract in Almeria. The Independent Trade Union Confederation and Officials of Almeria (CSIF-A)...
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