By Cathy Elelman • 27 January 2020 • 10:34
LAST week’s heavy snowfall snapped the trunk of a thousand-year-old holm oak in Marchal del Abogado in Seron.
The ancient tree, which had Natural Monument’ status and was included on the Andalucia Inventory of Singular Groves and Trees, was reportedly diseased and therefore fragile.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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