From eyesore to oasis

0


WORK on beaches in Fuengirola to tidy up stream mouths is producing local oases which are not only removing previous eyesores, but also providing visitors somewhere shady to rest, off the sand.

Over the last few years the town’s council has been doing various things to try and improve the image of local beaches, and the current item on the list is to create gardens where streams meet the sea, an ambitious project with a €160,000 budget.
Mayor Ana Mula, deputy mayor Ana Mata and Works councillor Jose Sanchez explained the project during a visit to one of these new oases at Arroyo Pajares.
“The beaches are one of the most important parts of Fuengirola, therefore they must be cared for and cherished. We decided the streams needed work and thought they would be great places to create new gardens,” the mayor explained.

“We’ve spent a lot of money on improving the coast, although we still need to find solutions for the chiringuitos and sunbed rental areas, but that’s down to the regional government,” Mula said.

-- Advertisement --

BREAKING: A Fire Has Been Declared In Manilva, Malaga

Plan INFOCA have confirmed the outbreak of a fire in Manilva. Two environmental agents have been deployed to the area as well as 30...

Helping Others At La Sala Puerto Banus

LIVE Lounge in La Sala Puerto Banus regularly holds charity evenings and on November 1, it’s the turn of Collective Calling which works for children...

NASA astronauts take part in first ever all-female spacewalk

TWO NASA astronauts have embarked on an all-female space walk in a historic first. The event has taken place today. Video footage shows Christina...

Gym Club Triumphs Again 

THE l’Alfas del Pi Primavera Rythmic Gymnastics Club has triumphed again.  The club members scooped a whole batch of medals at the recent Club ECA-organised Tower of Babel’ tournament.  Elena Nikolova won another gold in the junior...

Post office hack in Mallorca

Post office hack  THE Twitter account of the Correos (Post Office) in Mallorca was hacked earlier this week  for a short time.  At around 9 am the profile...

Father On The Streets Of Catalonia With Baby Triggers Viral Video

A VIDEO has circulated this week and has undoubtedly become one of the most viral videos of the week showing images of a father...

BREAKING: A Fire Has Been Declared In Manilva, Malaga

Plan INFOCA have confirmed the outbreak of a fire in Manilva. Two environmental agents have been deployed to the area as well as 30...

Helping Others At La Sala Puerto Banus

LIVE Lounge in La Sala Puerto Banus regularly holds charity evenings and on November 1, it’s the turn of Collective Calling which works for children...

Record Month For Costa del Sol Airport

For the first September in its history, Malaga airport handled more than 2 million passengers in the month.  The number of travellers grew last month...

Drugs Clan Arrests On The Costa del Sol 

SIX members of the same family have been arrested on drugs charges.  National Police in Torremolinos detained the two women and four men between the...

New Luxury Malaga Port Hotel Takes Another Step Forward

THE proposed new luxury hotel and conference centre planned for the Levante dock in Malaga has taken another step forward last week after a...

Is there a new recession coming?

With low interest rates and a never ending trade war between the US and China, there’s talk again of a new global recession. Should...

Gym Club Triumphs Again 

THE l’Alfas del Pi Primavera Rythmic Gymnastics Club has triumphed again.  The club members scooped a whole batch of medals at the recent Club ECA-organised Tower of Babel’ tournament.  Elena Nikolova won another gold in the junior...

Marina Baja’s Heritage An Asset To Teachers

ALFAZ is taking part in a course organised by the Generalitat’s Education, Investigation, Culture and Sport (CEFIRE) department.   Several municipalities are collaborating with CEFIRE course, which is...

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal launches in Benidorm

THE Royal British Legion has launched this year’s annual Poppy Appeal in Benidorm. Members marked the occasion with an impressive parade through the streets of...

Heartfelt Donation

THE Calp Tienda de Caridad has made a heartfelt donation to the local council.  The charity shop has given the local authority four defibrillators, which allow for administering immediate attention in...

BREAKING NEWS: Brit sentenced for stabbing girlfriend in Orihuela Costa

A BRITISH ex-pat accused of stabbing his girlfriend in the back at the couple’s Orihuela Costa home is set to do nine years behind...

€650 Fines For Calpe Dog Owners Not Cleaning Up After Their Pets

Dogs And Men On Best Behaviour MODIFICATIONS to Calpe bylaws mean €650 fines for dog-owners not cleaning up after their pets.  Anybody walking a dog must carry a bottle of water to...

Where Vultures Land

WORKERS refurbishing Cieza’s municipal fish market had a surprise when a disorientated vulture dropped in.  The griffon vulture landed in the middle of the facilities and then...

BREAKING NEWS: Brit sentenced for stabbing girlfriend in Orihuela Costa

A BRITISH ex-pat accused of stabbing his girlfriend in the back at the couple’s Orihuela Costa home is set to do nine years behind...

Pine Forest Regeneration 

ELCHE council has set out a plan to remove dead pines and plant new ones in La Marina de Elche.  The Councillor for the Environment, Esther Díez, together with...

Girl Dies From Meningitis In Murcia

A 16-year-old girl has died of bacterial meningitis in Murcia, it has been revealed.  The young woman began to show symptoms last week and died...

Sports Funds Approved In Alicante

ALICANTE council has approved a €200,000 package to help small towns in the province buy sports equipment.  Benijofar is one of the municipalities that qualify as...

Ministry of Health Will Finance Help To Quit Smoking

Help to quit smoking  UP to 10,000 people in Murcia – and thousands more across the Costa Blanca, could benefit from a health service decision...

Torrox Requests Improved Facilties

THE mayor of Torrox, Oscar Medina has met with Education Delegate, Mercedes Garcia Paine to put forward the town’s proposals. During the meeting, Medina put...

Emergency Brexit Meeting For Costa Tropical Residents To Be Held In...

AN EMERGENCY Brexit meeting is being held for non-British people who have relatives living in the UK and British residents in Costa Tropical. The meeting...

Vélez River Delta Goes Ahead

“THE largest urban development project in the region” has been given the go ahead in Velez Malaga. The mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Antonio Moreno Ferrer...

Axarquia – Costa Tropical – Next Edition of Euro Weekly News...

The next edition of the Euro Weekly News will be out this Thursday, in print or online, don't miss out! See more Axarquia - Costa...

Chameleon Study In La Herradura

Chameleon study FIFTY volunteers took part in a study to determine the local population of this friendly creature, the chameleon. The hunt for the reptile took...

Refuse Collection Privatisation News Causes Concern in Motril

Load of Rubbish THE mayor of Motril’s news that he is to privatise the refuse collection duties in the town has not gone down well...

Morecambe to Mojacar cycle challenge raises £7,000 for Cancer Research UK

A MARATHON Morecambe to Mojacar bike ride has raised just over £7,000 for Cancer Research UK. Lancastrian Ian Hunter succeeded in the challenge he set...

Woman and pet pulled from burning house in Albanchez, Almeria

GUARDIA Civil officers rescued a woman and her dog from a burning house in Albanchez. A call to the Albox station from the woman’s mother...

Divers fishing illegally in Cabo de Gata caught out

A GUARDIA Civil patrol caught out four divers fishing illegally in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. Officers observed the four free diving and using...

Questions on ancient Mojacar settlement still unanswered

QUESTIONS about how the old Mojacar was founded and where the inhabitants came from have yet to be answered, archaeologists who worked on the...

Health spending doubles in Andalucia

SPENDING on health facilities has doubled in Andalucia. Infrastructure worth more than €168m has been approved by health bosses in the region since January which...

Major marijuana bust in El Ejido

TWO people are under arrest after Guardia Civil found more than 2,300 marijuana plants in an El Ejido greenhouse. Guardia officers surprised the pair inside...

Post office hack in Mallorca

Post office hack  THE Twitter account of the Correos (Post Office) in Mallorca was hacked earlier this week  for a short time.  At around 9 am the profile...

Have you seen Maria? 

Have you seen Maria?  THE Guardia Civil has put out an appeal to find a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for a month in...

Flights Cancelled Due To Protests

Protests stop protests  A TOTAL of four flights were cancelled between the Balearic Islands and Barcelona on Tuesday due to the pro-independence protests in Barcelona.  As reported by AENA to...

Recycling For Research In Palma

TEN pink containers for recycling glass have been distributed in five places around the city of Palma for cancer research.  The containers have been installed in...

Mallorca – Next Edition of Euro Weekly News Out This Thursday!

The next edition of the Euro Weekly News will be out this Thursday, in print or online, don't miss out! See more Mallorca News

Rats cause IT chaos in Mallorca

Rats cause IT chaos in Mallorca THE Andratx Local Police is offline. For a week now, officers have had to carry out all the formalities...

Brother and sister found dead at home in Tenerife

A MAN and a woman have been found dead at a house in Tegueste in Tenerife. Both in their sixties, the pair are reported to...

Series of earth tremors hit Canary Island of El Hierro

THE Canary Island of El Hierro was shaken by an earth tremor that reached a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.  The quake was...

Arrested for 2009 murder in Tenerife

A MAN, aged 44, has been arrested for an alleged murder of a woman who disappeared in 2009.  The arrested man is at present serving...

Gran Canaria Fireman suspended for speaking to press

THE President of a firefighters’ union has been suspended without pay for two days for talking to the press.  Pablo Gonzalez is a working fireman...

Photographer tricked children into porn images in Spain

A PROFESSIONAL photographer has been arrested for allegedly tricking 43 children into creating pornographic material.  He offered on the Internet an "artistic collaboration" consisting of...

Cricket Hero Ben Stokes Smashes The Sun For Six

Caption.Credit Flickr   Ben Stokes one of England's  greatest all round cricketers of all time has gone to twitter to slam articles written about his family...

NO real change as ruling coalition is re-elected in Gibraltar

THE GSLP/Liberal coalition was elected for the third term running in yesterday’s General Election in Gibraltar with Chief Minister Fabian Picardo receiving the most...

Young Gibraltarian dives in to the sea to help save one...

WHEN officers from the Gibraltar Environmental Protection and Research Unit (EPRU) were alerted to news that a large fish was in distress off the...

Gibraltar Airport forced to close and flights cancelled or diverted

FOR the third time in less than a month the airfield in Gibraltar has been closed and flights disrupted or cancelled. There is a dispute...

Is Gibraltar a Colony and should sovereignty be handed over to...

IN the eyes of both Britain and Gibraltar its status is quite clear and it is defined as an Overseas Territory which has direct...

Brand new Brexit Office opens in Gibraltar

IN order to show that despite the fact the Rock as a whole is against Brexit, the Government of Gibraltar has today (October 1)...

Boris Johnson says “Gib Support Is Rock Like”

Albert Isola, Minister for Finance for Gibraltar has attended the Conservative party conference as Fabian Picardo Gibraltar PM couldn't attend as tonight he appears on TV programme question...

LEAVE A COMMENT

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here