The Nerja Councillor for Infrastructure, Antonio García has announced that the first phase of the facelift for Calle El Barrio has concluded, costing some 275,000 euros.
There was a bit of an ugly incident during a 3rd-Divison match between Nerja and Huétor Tájar when the goalie from the former punched the ref in the face.
An elderly citizen was knocked down and killed in Nerja whilst using a pedestrian crossing. The 43-year-old driver of Argentinean nationality almost double the permitted alcohol limit for driving.
The Town Council has been developing ‘sport tourism,’ offering the town’s enviable climate and top-notch sporting facilities, which has attracted elite athletes with the proximity of the London Olympics 2012.
The Asociación de Empresarios de Nerja (Business Association) has lent its support to the Nerja Town Hall’s call for a marina, which was approved at a Plenary Meeting of the full council in February.
It seems that the search for the missing – and much media covered – Madeleine McCann has hit the headlines again, this time with a request from the Portuguese police to follow up on a Nerja-based clue; they believe that the missing girl could be there.
La Cañada parking, which was inaugurated in 2008, is situated at the main entrance to Frigiliana, next to the old sugar factory. This was thanks to an 8m-euro investment by a private entity.
The Torrox Town Hall has finally given up trying to get somebody interested in the purchase of two pieces of municipal land, situated in the URP10 sector of the standing PGOU, which is the Barranco del Puerto area.
The Royal British Legion will be celebrating Queen’s Jubilee Celebration with a Garden Party at The Nerja Club Hotel on Saturday, 2nd June 2012 3.30pm. Ten euros includes sandwiches, cakes & Cava. There will also be a Grand Raffle with Live Music!
The Benin Bronzes are a collection of more than 1,000 brass plaques from the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin. They were seized by a British force in the punitive expedition of 1897 and given to the British Foreign Office. Around 200 of these were then passed on to the British Museum in London, while the remainder were divided between a variety of collections.