Thursday, 29 September 2016

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Accident averted in Almuñecar

A QUICK-WITTED coach driver saved the day as a kamikaze car driver almost took out her vehicle and its 55 occupants as they made their way towards Malaga from Almeria. The group was on its way to walk the famous Caminito del Rey, known as the world’s most dangerous walkway…

Half-witted hikers oblige action

THE local councils of Nerja and Frigiliana have announced that they are working to regulate access to the famed Rio Chillar, the state of which has been progressively deteriorating in recent years. The once pristine watercourse, which attracts countless visitors eager to walk up its picturesque channel and swim in…

War of words in payments row

Controversy has erupted in Torrox after it was claimed payments totalling €45,000 were made to members of the Local Police by the Popular Party-led council. The payments, made during July and August, have been publicised by ex-mayor and socialist PSOE party spokesman Francisco Muñoz who slammed “overspending and mischief” by…

Tourists flock to the marine treasure cave

RINCON DE LA VICTORIA’S Cuevas del Tesoro has always been valued locally for its geological, anthropological and artistic content. However, it is one of the great unknowns of the province, and until recently has not received the recognition it deserves. This year however, visitors have increased with around 3,000 more…

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Campaign to clean up dog mess

THE Department of Environment in Almuñecar and La Herradura has teamed up with the company responsible for cleaning the streets to launch a reminder campaign concerning the danger of leaving dog mess unremoved from the streets. The question of dog mess is one that attracts widespread complaint from visitors and…

Alternative Eden

THE DeFest music festival returns to Rincon de la Victoria on October 1 to close the town’s party season following a hugely successful debut in 2015. Dedicated to showcasing the best in contemporary Indie pop and rock, the blowout promises a feast of guitar-laden sets from the likes of Delorean…

Man arrested over forest fire

A man who emerged blinking and sooty-faced from the site of a large fire in the municipality of Archidona has been detained by the Guardia Civil on suspicion of starting the blaze deliberately. The 41-year-old was seen staggering out of the burning forest on Saturday claiming to have become disorientated…

Skeletons in the closet

THE mayor of Nerja, Rosa Arrabal, may be in hot water after a prosecutor officially denounced her in a Torrox court. She is accused of ‘grave disobedience of authority’ following her decision to delay three final payments required in order to expropriate land to build the town’s long-mooted water treatment…

Improvements to Nerja Caves

NEW technology introduced in the Nerja Caves will bring a prehistoric monument into the 21st century thanks to the introduction of a fibre optic network allowing the use of an underground audio guide called ‘In Location’ which is the first cave system to offer such a service. Although this will…

Cleaning the castle ramparts

ALMUÑECAR Town Council dispatched a specialised cleaning team to tackle the excessive piles of seagull droppings adorning the ramparts of the Castillo de San Miguel this week. The most affected area was that close to the access of La Corach, which was almost buried beneath a mountain of gull-guano. The…

Singing the praises

THE Atarfe Symphonic Orchestra wowed the crowd as they played a special concert in in the heart of historic Almuñecar on Tuesday, September 6. The musical spectacular took place with the incomparable setting of the ancient Roman viaduct as a backdrop, with virtuoso conductor Jose Antonio Guerrero lending his expert…

Tragic end for missing man

NATIONAL POLICE investigators have confirmed that a partially decomposed body found in Velez-Malaga by a municipal worker on Monday, September 5, is that of 77-year-old Porfirio Gutierrez, who had been missing since March. His remains were found near El Romeral School, beside a fence that separates the building from an…

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