If the Mayor of Almuñécar were a racehorse, under his present circumstances, nobody would bet on him, but he repeatedly crosses the judicial finishing line in first place.
And now for the news from Órgiva… there isn’t any, so you’re just going to have to make do with some photos from your fiestas.
The Ermita de Lanjarón just celebrated its 100th birthday, during the fiestas de Virgen del Pilar, of course.
The Spas in Lanjarón are going to extend their offers to attract more clients. Thanks to the deep-pocketed Junta de Andalucía, also known as the Santa from Sevilla, 6m euros will be granted, bringing the total investment up to 11m euros.
According to the Mayor of Lanjarón, Mariano Ruiz, the Museo del Agua will definitely – cross-my-heart-and-hope-to-die, sort of thing – will be open before the year is out, although he didn’t mention which year, mind.
Well now, long has there been a small war raging near Cigarrones, over the Río Guadalfeo from Órgiva.
Hi, all, and welcome to the November Edition of Alpujarra Angle! As you may have noticed, winter is approaching our corner of the world, although nobody would have guessed it…
The Secretary General of the PSOE, María Eugenia Rufino, has criticised the governing party for their seeming lack of interest in signing the accord with the socialist-run provincial council, which deals with maintaining social services.
The Town celebrated the 20th anniversary of the inauguration of the municipal medical centre.
The neighbourhood association for La Caleta is not happy, thanks to ambiguous declarations made by the Councillor for Urban Planning in response to the accusation raised by the opposition party, IU, over the street work being carried out to bring water from the Gambullón wells to Monte Almendros.
Despite a statement from the fish farm that they would be giving up the ghost on the project and limit themselves to maturing the existing stock and then shutting up shop, the Piscifactoría de la Azucarera del Guadalfeo de Salobreña has announced that they will increasing the number of existing fish pens!
Work on improving the green and other areas of Salobreña has begun, using funds received both from the Junta de Andalucía and the Central Government.
Thanks to the success of the first edition of the municipal Countryside Paths and Walks 2009 guide book, which is edited in English, as well as Spanish, they have gone into their second reprint, with the contents brought up to date.
News review and information for next month.