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13:33

Local

Volunteers collect over 400 kilos of waste on Axarquía beaches

E. C.

Rincón de la Victoria. The most common items collected included plastics, cans, bottles, clothes and shoes, tyres, wet wipes bags and cigarette butts. The day formed part of a national beach cleanup event organised by the network of beach guardians.

14:56

Opinion

In case of fire

PETER HARRISON

...of fire. What starts as a carelessly discarded cigarette butt or a spark can, within minutes, develop into a raging inferno as the fire gathers speed over the parched undergrowth. We have all attended fire drills in hotels, on board ships or in ... emergency. Wild animals can cause a fire - a bird could pick up a glowing butt from a discarded cigarette and carry it into the dry undergrowth. "Be Prepared" is the old Scout motto. Bear it in mind and avoid tragedy.

13:09

Local

Almuñécar holds post San Juan beach cleanup

J. R.

A number of local companies also participated in the event. "It was interesting to see how many nails were collected after San Juan because of the wood used for the bonfires," said organiser, Ann Jenkins. A total of 30,200 cigarette butts and 68

12:40

Local

Costa Tropical's international community joins beach cleaning efforts

Jennie Rhodes

Twenty-seven nationalities took part in a clean-up operation on Almuñécar's and La Herradura's beaches last Saturday. Forty thousand cigarette butts and almost a tonne of plastic and other rubbish were collected by more than 500 volunteers

14:23

Gibraltar

Customs arrest man for cigarette smuggling

Debbie Bartlett

Customs officers on a routine patrol in Gibraltar arrested a Spanish man who was carrying a "commercial quantity" of cigarettes on board a boat leaving the Ocean Village marina around midday on Thursday. The crew of the Customs boat Tango II ... cigarettes of different brands in the inflatable craft. There were 1,500 packets in total, containing 30,000 cigarettes. The man was arrested for the possession of a commercial amount of cigarettes and for being knowingly concerned in the exportation of ... the same. The authorities also confiscated the haul of cigarettes.

11:56

Local

Seven regions of Spain already have smoke-free beaches

Smoking is already banned on some beaches in Galicia, Asturias, Catalonia, Murcia, the Balearic Islands and the Canaries, and in Andalucía too, although only on the Granada beach in Motril where anyone who throws a cigarette end on the sand can face ... a fine of up to 3,000 euros. In the Canaries, smoking is banned on several beaches in Gran Canaria, where fines of up to 400 euros are imposed for smoking and 1,200 euros for leaving cigarette ends on the beach at Mogán and 300 euros for smoking

20:39

LifeStyle

"Being lonely is as bad for elderly people as smoking 15 cigarettes a day"

Ángel Escalera

...loneliness can become a real health problem. Dr López Trigo refers to a study carried out by the University of Chicago which measured the physical repercussions of loneliness, and says it can cause as much damage to the body as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. ... "The results of this study show that growing old on your own is as bad for you as smoking that many cigarettes," he emphasises. José Antonio López Trigo, an expert in geriatrics and gerontologySUR This expert puts his finger on the crux of the

10:56

Local

Costa councils say they approve of banning smoking on some beaches

ÁNGEL ESCALERA

...also have to change municipal regulations in order to put the measure into effect. The plan aims to stop people smoking and throwing cigarette ends on the beach. One cigarette end contaminates eight litres of water, and the filter of the cigarette ... smoke on the beach because it is better for health and nobody will be throwing away cigarette ends, which are difficult to remove and take so long to decompose. "We need to make people aware of this," he says. The cost of cleaning José María Gómez, ... the acting councillor for Beaches in Rincón de la Victoria, agrees. "Beaches are public spaces, so we believe people shouldn't smoke on them. Also, they bury the cigarette ends in the sand and it costs money to remove them," he says. In

11:50

Gibraltar

Cigarette haul confiscated by Customs

Debbie Bartlett

Thanks to a sharp-eyed passer-by, the customs authorities in Gibraltar were able to confiscate a large haul of cigarettes from two Spanish-plated vehicles on Tuesday, 20 February. A member of the public noticed that a car which was parked at the ... ICC contained a large amount of cigarettes, and rang the authorities to report the matter. When officers came to investigate, they searched two vehicles in the car park, both Spanish registered, and discovered that they contained 649 cartons of ... various brands of cigarettes. No arrests have been made yet, and the investigation is continuing. The customs authorities say they are always grateful for information of this type, and they can be contacted by phoning 20046731.

10:54

Gibraltar

Busy week for Customs Officers

Debbie Bartlett

cigarettes. Three people have been arrested, two of them Spanish. One was detained after a Customs vehicle gave chase to a car, whose driver only stopped when he collided with scaffolding. The car contained 600 cartons of cigarettes.