Indiana Jones star honoured at Almeria International Film Festival

STAR of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Alison Doody took centre stage at the Almeria International Film Festival this week. The Irish actress, who played lead female...

Emergency services investments in Almeria

ALMERIA city council announced it will be investing just short of €33,000 euros in 52 bullet and punch-proof vests for its Local Police force. Economy Councillor Maria Vazquez...

Black Friday fun in Almeria

ALMERIA council has organized a number of activities to coincide with today’s Black Friday in the city. City Promotion Councillor Carolina Lafita said to complement the day of...

Bird fanciers come together

CUEVAS del Almanzora was the place to be for bird fanciers last week, hosting the 23rd Andalucia Ornithology Championship. Organised by the Valle del Almanzora Ornithology Association with...

Fun of the Fayre

THE Anglican Church of Costa Almeria and Costa Calida is holdings its Autumn Fayre on Saturday November 24 in Mojacar Playa. All the fun takes place in the...

PAWS-PATAS shelter appeal

PAWS-PATAS is appealing for donations to renovate the charity’s animal shelter after last weekend’s violent storms left it badly damaged. The charity’s on-site volunteers and other regulars made...

ILLEGAL ARMS: Man arrested for possessing an unlicenced weapon

GUARDIA Civil arrested a man on charges of possessing a gun without a licence. Officers detained the 36-year old in a rural area near to Tabernas after hearing...

Cracking on with garden plan

ADRA council is cracking on with its plan to smarten up the municipality’s green areas. Embellishments and improvements will be carried out in plazas and gardens throughout the...

BOWLS: Handicap Triples competition surprises

THE busy season is well under way at Indalo Bowling Club. The latest competition, the Drawn Handicap Triples, attracted 22 teams to enter this popular annual event. In the...

New life for Almeria’s fire engines

VINTAGE fire engines look set to have a new life as a visitor attraction thanks to an agreement between Almeria city council and the Almeria Vintage Vehicles...

Boogie in Blue

THE 6th annual Boogie in Blue for MACS Cancer Support Group will take place on Saturday November 24. Join a crazy fitness class to help raise awareness about...

Night of Eurovision

THE sounds of Eurovision had hundreds tapping their feet in Adra last weekend. The Cultural Centre was packed out for the Eurovision Symphonic, a musical tour through the...

Marathon success

SIX hundred runners took part in the 5th Mojacar Half Marathon and seven-kilometre run held last Sunday, 200 more than last year. Organized by Mojacar Town Hall in...

Travel, cinema and music to empower women

ADRA council has organized a programme of events aimed at raising awareness about the importance of gender equality to mark the International Day for the Eradication of...

Morricone soundtrack to film festival

THE evocative music of Ennio Morricone will provide the soundtrack to the Almeria International Film Festival galas in a nod to the 50th anniversary of the premiere...

Run in the sun against beautiful sea backdrop

AROUND 1,000 runners turned out last Sunday to take part in the 5th Grand Mediterranean Backdrop race. On what was a cloudless day, the runners set out from...

Housing pledge to help make home ownership a reality

HUERCAL-OVERA council has regained ownership of land which had been allocated for housing with official protection status. Mayor Domingo Fernandez signed the deeds on the plots in the...

Healthy habits challenge to mark International Obesity Day

ALMERIA joined municipalities around the country marking International Obesity Day with the Walking for a Challenge initiative. Around 800 children from 18 schools took part in the event...
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