Axarquia

News from Nerja and Axarquia

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. »

Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

(SVC) It appears that between 40 to 50 people of different nationalities have made an illegal encampment, albeit a temporary one, on one of Maro's beaches. »

Surprise Hotel Birth

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Surprise Hotel Birth

An 18-year-old Irish tourist gave birth to a baby girl in a hotel in Nerja on the 10th, assisted by her 19-year-old partner and members of the hotel staff. »

Gas Leak in Morche

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Gas Leak in Morche

A 3-storey building in Morche (Torrox) was evacuated in the early hours of the 13th after a strong smell of gas was reported. »

Irresponsible Shoe Craze

Monday, August 14, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Irresponsible Shoe Craze

Thousands of discarded shoes have been cleared out of Río Chillar in Nerja - hikers round off their river walk by hanging them off an overhead electricity cable. »

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. »