New times for bus service
NEW timetables announced for the 1 bus line starting from Monday. The first bus will leave at 7am from Velez to Torre del Mar, and at 7.30am in the opposite direction.
SHOPS and businesses in Motril’s town centre have been appointed an ‘Outdoor Shopping Centre’ by the Andalucian Government.
AN average 8 per cent of the 143 spaces available in Velez-Malaga’s municipal parking lot is so far being used, the parking’s managing director said.
MORE than 330 reports and licenses – mostly construction, safety and technical – have been filed by the Axarquia association of town halls (‘Mancomunidad’).
A MAN aged 42 has been held in Torre del Mar as the main suspect of 10 robberies in local homes after many stolen items were allegedly seized at his residence by police.
FOUR mountain hikers who got lost on a 1,900 metre peak between the provinces of Granada and Malaga were rescued by the Civil Guard and brought to Alhama, Granada.
LICENSES for opening new businesses and managing the Christmas lights and seasonal activities will be under the spotlight next Thursday at the Velez-Malaga Businessmen Association meeting.
THE Andalucian Government has claimed €228,000 back from Velez-Malaga town hall for a share of the budget invested on the municipal swimming pool.
Find a solution
ACTION should be taken to stop homes from being seized by banks in Axarquia while a global solution is sought, PSOE Andalucian congressman Javier Garcia said.
RESIDENTS in Torre del Mar are against sport machines being removed from the beach promenade, local IU party spokesman Salvador Martin said.
SAN JOSE Primary School director Maria Dolores Moral has asked Velez-Malaga town hall to solve traffic congestion created by students arriving and leaving.
TWO youths aged 13 and 14 have been held by police for allegedly hitting a woman with a stone to steal her motorcycle at Tesorillo Beach, Almuñecar.
MOVING the Youth Office to the Municipal Pool will lead to a worse service, Velez-Malaga PSOE party has said.
LIVE jazz, 80s pop-rock and folk music mixed with comedy will be performed on Saturday at Carmen Theatre, Velez-Malaga, to raise funds for charity.
IT IS safe to work and shop in Almuñecar Municipal Market, town hall officials have said in reply to market traders worried about the building’s structure.
VELEZ will hold the next stage of the 10th Regional Cross Country Running on November 24. The last stage was held last weekend in Nerja.
FLOOR repairs are being carried out on Cala Avenue, Almuñecar, by the town hall following problems especially when it rains.
WORK on 200 underground parking spaces in Nerja’s Burriana area will cost €2.5 million, with a deadline of 18 months.
Run for good
A CHARITY running competition in Rincon de la Victoria this Sunday – starting 10 am at the Tourist Info office – will raise funds for local associations working for social integration.
Uni budget cut
INVESTMENT on R&D grants will be cut off by 20 per cent to €800,000 in the Malaga University next year, due to governmental budget cuts.
Crazy cars race
THE 3rd Crazy Car Race will be held in Archidona on December 8 at noon. Participants will be taught how to build their cars next Tuesday, as last year all cars went off the route.
A FOOD festival to be held in Velez November 23-35 will promote cooking with sweet potatoes, one of the town’s most extended cultivations.
Bye sea centre
THE Centre for Endangered Sea Species Care (CREMA) in Malaga may be closed by the Andalucian Government next year, due to budgetary cuts.
ONE was held and two were followed by the Malaga police as suspects of five violent robberies, using a knife and a cold chisel.
A NEW €7 million hotel will be opened in Malaga city centre. The same hotel chain recently opened the three stars Itaca Hotel on Fajardo Street.