Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

Another Badly Mistreated Dog

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Another Badly Mistreated Dog

A 56-year-old woman was arrested in Vélez-Málaga for alleged cruelty to animals after keeping her dog locked up on a terrace for years. »

Roaches vs Medical Centre

Saturday, November 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Roaches vs Medical Centre

The Emergency Department of the medical centre in Rincón de la Victoria closed yesterday afternoon so that it could be fumigated against a plague of cockroaches. »

Axarquia Round-Up

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
Axarquia Round-Up

(TVI01) MMoney has been alloted for the improvement of the back road that links Frigiliana to Torrox. Things are happening in Nerja concerning the sewage treatment plant, as well. »

Building-Waste-Dump Protests

Monday, October 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Building-Waste-Dump Protests

(CSC) Locals from the residential area to the north of the Castillo Alto industrial estate are up in arms over a plan to create a building-material dump. »

Holy Hand-Grenade?

Monday, October 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Holy Hand-Grenade?

A rather strange object was uncovered behind the municipal cemetery in Vélez-Málaga. It looked like a hand-grenade but it had an ornate designs. »

Operación Rubbish vs. Ex-Mayor

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By Martin Myall
Operación Rubbish vs. Ex-Mayor

(TLV/CAT) There is an enormous illegal rubbish dump in the Rio de Miel which contains 800,000 cubic metres of assorted rubbish, but after 16 years of alleged political corruption something is being done about it. »

Everybody’s Beaches

Thursday, August 31, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Everybody’s Beaches

(TLV) There is little that Spain can thank Franco for, but if there is something, it is the fact that nobody can own a beach in Spain - they are all publicly owned and open to all. »

Hamburg Pays Out Over Pepinos

Sunday, August 27, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Hamburg Pays Out Over Pepinos

It was an economic blow when Hamburg pointed a finger at Spanish cucumbers as the cause of an outbreak of E.coli, which later turned out to be false, but the damage was done. »

Festival Frigiliana Tres Culturas

Thursday, August 24, 2017
By Louise Powell
Festival Frigiliana Tres Culturas

(RIK) For the 12th year running, Frigiliana will be holding its very popular Festival de las Tres Culturas, starting today and finishing on Sunday the 27th. »

Brit Home Demolished

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Home Demolished

(ASX) The Vélez-Málaga Town Hall proceeded with the demolition of a cortijo belonging to a retired British couple in the Almayate Alto area since 2005. »