News in brief for the Costa de Almeria region

NEW USE: The water deposits of Macael will be transformed into a museum Photo credit: Mairie de Macael

New role MACAEL continues to introduce projects to turn the city into an inland tourist destination, the latest of which is to convert a series of old water fields into a museum thanks to a €31,387 grant from the Junta. Once completed, the museum will be dedicated to the marble culture of the city.

Wild boar ALMERIA CITY’s Andarax Park had to be closed to the public on February 17 while police and Zoosanitario shelter staff chased and kidnapped two wild boars. It was a repeat of an incident in March 2021 when the 70-hectare park was closed for an entire weekend.

army honor ANTONIO JESUS ​​CABRERIZO CALATRAVA, was promoted to major general. Born in Tabernas, he joined the Zaragoza army in 1983 and took part in Spanish military missions in Bosnia, Kosovo, Lebanon and Afghanistan. Cabrerizo now takes over the management of Research, Doctrine, Organics and Materials (DIDOM) in Granada.

A-347 crash A MOTORCYCLIST died on the A-347 near Barranco de los Caballos in Alcolea on the morning of February 20 after skidding on the wet road and hitting the guardrail. Alerted by the 112 emergency service, doctors were sent to the scene but they could only confirm his death.

Protect yourself HEALTH professionals from the Poniente Hospital attended a course given by experts from the Police and the Guardia Civil on the prevention of conflict situations and the acquisition of the necessary skills to deal with violent behavior and minimize its consequences . Medical personnel also received instructions on how to react to a terrorist threat.

Linda came to live in Spain at the age of 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She started writing for local English-language newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She lives a Spanish life, which she says is vital for getting the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she has produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English speakers deepen their knowledge of the language. She was delighted to be at the birth of Euro Weekly News in 1999 and still writes with passion for the newspaper 22 years later.

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