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1000 People Take Part In Sundays “Carrera Urbana Feria de Nerja”

Latest News Tuesday 8th of October 2013

Carrera Urbana Nerja 2013Almost 1000 people took part in Sunday’s 57th Carrera Urbana Feria de Nerja street running race, which starts and finishes on the Balcon de Europa.

The running started at 10am and went on throughout the morning with different age groups taking part in the various events. The races were in different categories, with children as young as 5 running over 500 metres, right through to the main event at 10am which covered 8 kilometres around the streets of Nerja. This was won by Javier Díaz Carretero from San Pedro Alcantara in the men’s category and Esther Hidalgo in the women’s.

At midday the “Caminata Popular” was held over a 1 km route for all age groups at walking pace.

The 29th Trofeo de Marcha was won by Luis Alberto Amezcua from Guadix in the men’s category and Ainhoa Pinedo from the Maratón de Madrid in the women’s.

Visitors watched the racing from the comfort of the shady cafes around the Balcon de Europa.

Tickets For Feria Performances On Sale This Weekend

News Saturday 5th of October 2013

Tickets For Feria Performances On Sale This Weekend
Tickets for the different live performances that are taking place during the Feria (including the election of the Feria Queen and Knight) are on sale from today Saturday the 5th of October 2013 and cost €10 (except for Chambao which is €12). Tickets can be purchased from the Tourist Information...Read More »

Work To Start On Rio Seco Crossings

News Friday 4th of October 2013

Work To Start On Rio Seco Crossings
Work is due to start soon in two rural areas of Nerja. Three crossings will be built in the Rio Seco and the Camino de Viltor (in the Rio de la Miel to the east of Nerja) will be resurfaced. The total cost for the projects is over €200,000 and the work is due to be complete within three months....Read More »

Nerja Cine Club October 2013 Programme

Wednesday 2nd of October 2013
We’ve got a great programme of films lined up for members every Wednesday and Sunday of the month, with the exception of Tuesday 8 October at 8 pm. Note the change and make sure not to miss...Read More »

Nerja Feria 2013 Programme Of Events Announced

Tuesday 1st of October 2013
Nerja Feria 2013 takes place as it has done in previous years in the Calle Carabeo/Los Huertos car park area, starting on Wednesday the 9th of October 2013. The official opening ceremony for the...Read More »

“57th Carrera Urbana Popular” On Sunday

Monday 30th of September 2013
The “57th Carrera Urbana Popular” street running event, takes place on Sunday the 6th of October on the Balcon de Europa. The running starts at 10am and goes on throughout the morning...Read More »

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9th Nerja Seabed Cleanup

Saturday 28th of September 2013
Tomorrow (Sunday 29th of September 2013) the 9th Nerja Seabed Cleanup will take place along the Nerja coastline, from its border with Torrox at El Playazo in the west as far as Barranco de Maro in the east. The cleanup is being organised by Buceo...

Procession For The Patron Saints Of Nerja

Thursday 26th of September 2013
On Saturday the 28th of September 2013 there will be a procession for the two patron saints of Nerja; San Miguel Arcángel and Nuestra Señora de las Angustias. The Nerja Feria is officially in honour of the patron saints and this procession is...

Construction Work On New Water Treatment Plant “Could Start This Year”

Wednesday 25th of September 2013
Construction work on Nerja’s long delayed new water treatment plant could start before the end of this year, according to the town’s mayor. José Alberto Armijo attended a meeting on Thursday at the Environment Ministry in Madrid where...

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  • “Cake Pops” Wins Dessert Competition

    Tuesday 24th of September 2013
    A total of 16 people entered the desserts competition held as part of the Veladilla de San Miguel festival over the weekend, with the winner being Paqui Rodríguez Figueroa whose entry was “cake pops”. Raquel Arrabal came second with a...

    Acrobatics And Circus Arts Workshop On Offer At The Nerja Cultural Centre

    Monday 23rd of September 2013
    The Nerja Cultural Centre has a limited number of training places available for anyone interested in a career in the circus. The workshops will be given by teachers who are visiting Nerja to train some of the performers from the Fernando Hurtado...

    Chameleons Released Into The Maro-Cerro Gordo Natural Park

    Sunday 22nd of September 2013
    Twelve chameleons have been released into the wild at the Maro-Cerro Gordo natural park by scientists from the Centre of Biodiversity Control at the Environment Department of Malaga council. Three of the chameleons are male, three female and six are...

    Channel 4’s “A Place In The Sun” To Film In Nerja

    Friday 20th of September 2013
    An episode of the popular British TV series “A Place In The Sun” is to be filmed in Nerja at the end of this month. The show’s hosts typically take a British couple to view a number of properties in a foreign location, urging them...

    Nerja Marina Plans Still On Hold

    Thursday 19th of September 2013
    A motion has been presented at a meeting of Malaga County Council to ask the regional government, the Junta de Andalucia, to move forward with the procedures for the new marina that is planned on the Nerja/Torrox border. The motion calls for the...

    Bee Hives Available To Rent

    Wednesday 18th of September 2013
    Apiculturists have the next nineteen days to get their applications in to rent bee hives in the Pinarillo, Barranco Sierpes and Mazuelas areas. There are a total of eighty bee hives in each three year concession which will run from the 1st of...

    Funky, Zumba And Introduction To Parapsychology Courses On Offer

    Tuesday 17th of September 2013
    Funky, zumba, digital typing, female defense and introduction to parapsychology are just some of the adult education courses on offer this year from the Centro Municipal de Información a la Mujer in Nerja. The Councillor for Equality, Gema Garcia,...

    50 People Take Part In Third Rio Chillar Cleanup Day

    Monday 16th of September 2013
    Around 50 people took part in this year’s Rio Chillar Clean-Up Day which was held on Sunday, organised by Nerja council along with the Civil Protection and the Environment and Cleaning departments. This initiative aims not only to clean up...

    Architecture Exhibition Opens At Nerja Museum

    Saturday 14th of September 2013
    For the next month the Nerja Museum is hosting an exhibition of the work of the architect Bernardo Pozuelo, with original drawings and scale models on display. Bernardo Pozuelo, who is Nerja’s tourism councillor, has had a career in...

    Fuente del Esparto Rural Hostal To Open This Month

    Thursday 12th of September 2013
    The rural hostal on the path up to the Fuente del Esparto just outside Nerja, could open this month, once improvement works are complete. The company that was awarded the contract to run the hostal and the El Pinarillo restaurant back in May, has...

    Irate Customers Assault Two Nerja Shop Workers

    Wednesday 11th of September 2013
    Shopping for clothes can be a stressful business and a few days ago it became too stressful when a pair of French tourists attacked two Nerja shop assistants in a ladies clothes shop in Nerja. The incident happened in the centre of the town’s...

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