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Start your engines up! Gremlins Motril roar across the Costa Tropical

MOTORCYLE enthusiasts better get ready as engines roar across Motril and the Costa Tropical.   This free event will take place on September 5 and 6, at the ‘Pepe el Berenjeno’ bull ring, with an activity programme which will include the traditional route across the town, and several performances and…

Axarquia goes Western with attractions for all the family

RINCON DE LA VICTORIA sure is big enough for the Western Fair! And will take visitors back to the Old American West.  The event is the brainchild of the town council and is to be held between August 27 and 30 in Plaza Al Andalus. It is a pioneering event…

Granada experiences crisis of violence against women

A FRENCH tourist was arrested in Almuñecar accused of attacking his wife, also French, at an apartment in which they were spending their holidays. The incident was one of four arrests in connection with gender-based violence in Granada Province in just one day.The 41-year-old victim received medical treatment in an…

Nerja celebrates holidaymakers with ‘Day of the Tourist’

NEEDLESS is to say, Nerja is one of the most tourist-friendly places in the Malaga region. The Town Council wants to express their gratitude to the large number of visitors that the town receives every year with a pioneering event, the Day of the Tourist, which will take place on…

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La Herradura gears up for swim race

LA HERRADURA will host the closing events of the 16th Provincial Swimming Circuit on Sunday (August 30), accredited as the most important sports event of the summer on the Costa Tropical. This competition is divided into five categories, with a minimum age of eight years. A 400-metre route has been…

Great success for the Nerja Caves Festival

The 56th editon of the Nerja Caves International Music and Dance festival, celebrated over the past few weeks, has been a huge success in terms of participation and quality. It is estimated that around 10,000 visitors were able to enjoy renowned artists, in an event that has focused mainly on…

Velez-Malaga golf course project gets in the swing

CONSTRUCTION work on a new road that would access a future golf course in Velez-Malaga has been given the green light. This new golf course, called Juvigolf, to be constructed in Chilches, would be the third in the Axarquia region, together with the ones in Añoreta (Rincon de la Victoria)…

Firefighters use swimming pool water to battle Axarquia blaze

A FOREST fire in the Totalan mountains area (Axarquia) has been active since 3pm, according to Infoca forest fire fighting and prevention services. The organisation has said that work to put out the fire is progressing well. The fire is still active in the Cerro de la Capitana in Totalan.…

Waves wipe out swimming challenge in Rincon de la Victoria

A ONE of the most important sports events in the Axarquia region had to be cancelled do to bad weather conditions. The swimming challenge ‘Brazadas Solidarias’ (Charitable Strokes), scheduled to take place on Sunday (August 23) in Rincon de la Victoria, was sadly called off due to strong waves. More…

Motril faces museum crisis

CULTURE-VULTURES who have arrived in Motril in hopes of gleaning a little local historical knowledge have been left disappointed, as half of the town’s museums are closed for the summer. Two of the four museums in the town are currently closed for different reasons. One of them, the History Museum…

La Herradura star struck by David Bisbal’s diving trip

INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed, Almeria-born singer David Bisbal chose the seabed of Punta de la Mona in La Herradura to enjoy a day of diving fun together with his friends. Before jumping into the water, Bisbal had a stroll around the Marina del Este port, where he had breakfast at popular restaurant,…

Local Police hero saves woman from drowning in Frigiliana

A LOCAL police officer rescued a 32-year-old Ukrainian woman after she nearly drowned in a deep area of the Frigiliana Higueron river. The woman told Spanish daily SUR that she was swimming when she started feeling unwell and passed out. When she woke up, she was already safe on a…
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