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Anglers vs. New Age Travellers

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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. »

Ambulance in Road Accident

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Paula Anthony

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Molotov Virgin

By Hugh MacArthur

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. »