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Seaside town is a natural beauty

NERJA has once again been included by the Repsol Guide in its illustrious list of The 10 Most Charming Towns in Spain. The decision will surely not come as a surprise to Nerja’s 20,000 odd inhabitants, who have the good fortune of experiencing the town’s natural vitality, cultural offerings and…

The Caving Club of Nerja organises exhibition

THOSE looking for a walk on the wild side without wanting to get their hands too dirty can enjoy a new photography exhibition in Nerja. Discovering the Subterranean World, a series of underground images, can now be seen in the town’s Cultural Centre. The show is being organised by the…

Expat couple find success in Sayalonga

AN OLD winery near Sayalonga is slowly but surely securing a strong reputation as one of Spain’s very best and an upcoming favourite of Spanish Michelin-starred chefs. Lurking in the shadow of La Maroma, Bodegas Bentomiz now produces 55,000 bottles of six different wine varieties a year after a storied…

Two arrested for alleged crimes in Motril

THE Local Police of Motril recently resolved two separate incidents by making two arrests. One man was arrested for a presumed crime of gender violence and another was arrested for allegedly violating a restraining order. In the first incident, a patrol car was sent to a street in the east…

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NERJA has once again been included by the Repsol Guide…
ANTONIO MORENO, the Axarquia cyclist who is traversing the country…
AN OLD winery near Sayalonga is slowly but surely securing…
THE Local Police of Motril recently resolved two separate incidents…

Ambassador for animals arrives in Almuñecar

ANTONIO MORENO, the Axarquia cyclist who is traversing the country in the name of animal rights, made a stopover in Almuñecar and La Herradura last week. His campaign, En ruta por los animals, (en route for the animals) aims to raise awareness for animal issues through a series of educational…

Costa Tropical beach bars get an overhaul

SIXTEEN Axarquia beach bars will be refurbished now that the Junta de Andalucia regional government has approved the licences. Diggers have begun to appear on the beach after almost eight years of waiting. The work will affect six establishments in Salobreña and 10 in Almuñecar. The only problem that remains…

Date for Motril air display announced

THE mayor of Motril, Flor Almon, has announced that the 11th annual Motril Air display, organised by Orion Aeronautic Association, will take place on June 26 and expects to welcome more than 50,000 visitors. Some of the best pilots in the world will show off incredible tricks and skills during…

Padron renewal meeting in Nerja

THE Foreigners Department of Nerja is launching a campaign to inform residents about the requirements to renew the municipal padron (residents’ register), with a particular emphasis on expatriates. Around 1,600 foreign residents in Nerja could be removed from the official census statistics if they do not renew their padron before…

Axarquia feeling the quake aftershocks

THE series of earthquakes that rocked Melilla last week did not go unnoticed in Axarquia. The biggest of the incidents occurred in the early morning of January 25 and registered a 6.3 magnitude, but other earthquakes like the one that clocked in at 4.7 two days later could also be…

La Herradura featured in FITUR

ALMUÑECAR and La Herradura are being showcased as tourist destinations at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid this week. Several presentations have been organised to showcase the beauty, individuality, and allure of the area. Attractions being covered include the planned Rincon Clinic, expected to be the largest private clinic…

Dolores Fuentes Fornieles celebrating 100 years of life

Surrounded by almost 100 relatives Dolores Fuentes Fornieles celebrated her 100th birthday at Bola Marina in La Herradura. Dolores, who is in a perfect state of health, said that “my legs are the only thing that fail me.” She has been a resident of La Herradura for the last 20…

Migrants rescued from Mediterranean await processing in Motril

A SPANISH Navy patrol boat rescued migrants travelling across the Alboran Sea in two small boats, on January 25. A Guardarmar-class rescue ship responded to distress calls for two ´pateras´ travelling across the Mediterranean in the direction of Spain. One boat carrying 52 people, including 16 women and several children,…
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