Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

British Man Dies from Burns

Saturday, July 22, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
British Man Dies from Burns

A 75-year-old British man passed away on Sunday the 16th after nearly a month of being treated for extensive burns. »

Ambulance in Road Accident

Monday, July 10, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Ambulance in Road Accident

An ambulance was involved in a collision in Torrox around 07.40h on the 5th at the entrance to a tunnel on the eastbound lanes of the A-7. »

Brit Saved on Nerja Beach

Thursday, June 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Brit Saved on Nerja Beach

A British woman was rescued from drowning on a Nerja beach, thanks to the prompt action of two key beach-going visitors: a policeman and a lifeguard. »

Hope for Nerja Medical Centre

Thursday, June 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Hope for Nerja Medical Centre

For the last 14 years Nerja has been waiting for its new medical centre and now, finally, it looks like it will finally happen, pending a category change. »

Two Nerja Fires

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By Paula Anthony
Two Nerja Fires

There have been a couple of fires in Nerja; one affected a house and the other a campervan in the proximity of Rio Chíllar. »

Maro Beach Drugs Bust

Sunday, June 4, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Maro Beach Drugs Bust

A police operation resulted in a drugs bust on a Maro (Nerja) beach during the early hours of the 1st of June. »

Molotov Virgin

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Molotov Virgin

A man carried out a molotov-cocktail attack on the idol of the Virgen de los Desamparados in a convent in Vélez-Málaga at the beginning of May. »

El Morche Suicide Averted

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
El Morche Suicide Averted

A Torrox Policía Local patrol managed to stop a man from committing suicide in the early hours of the 6th in his holiday flat near the mouth of Río Güi (El Morche). »

Sewage Treatment Woes

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By Martin Myall
Sewage Treatment Woes

Yes, we’re obviously talking about Nerja, whose new sewage-treatment-plant work must be going faster than light… as its going backwards - just joking. »

Germans Killed in Plane Crash

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Germans Killed in Plane Crash

Three German citizens were killed in a plane crash involving a light aircraft in the Axarquia This is the second such accident in that area. »