Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

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. »

Nerja Fire Station Blues

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Nerja Fire Station Blues

Since the protest by about 30 firemen in front of the wholely inadequate fire deport in Nerja in March this year, little has happened, but the banners and signature book remain. »

Franco, Falangists & Nerja

Monday, April 24, 2017
By Martin Myall
Franco, Falangists & Nerja

Franco is long dead but there are still many people in Spain who are fanatic supporters - the funeral service in Nerja for a Franco-era minister was a demonstration of this. »

No to Maro Golf

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
No to Maro Golf

A neighbourhood association for Nerja and Maro is collecting signatures against the macro, urban development project that includes an 18-hole golf course in Maro. »

Endesa Electrician Scam

Monday, April 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Endesa Electrician Scam

This time it was con artists mascarading as electricitians from Sevillana-Endesa operating in Nerja and targeting elderly foreign residents. »

Nerja Grua Rates

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Nerja Grua Rates

There are certain Spanish words that foreign residents soon pick up; tapa, multa, siesta, grua, fiesta and autovia, amongst others, which is why using grua requires no translation. »

2017 Nerja Residents’ Day

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By Paula Anthony
2017 Nerja Residents’ Day

The Nerja Día del Residente was held on Sunday the 2nd in the Plaza de España - which is just behind the town-hall building - and enjoyed a good turn out. »