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Final Phase Of El Barrio Pedestrianisation Work Gets Underway

Latest News Tuesday 12th of March 2013

With less than two weeks to go until the start of the Easter holiday period, work has started on the final phase of the pedestrianisation of El Barrio. The council says that the work could take up to four months to complete, although they claim that the contractor has promised to finish the work before the summer season.

The work to pedestrianise and replace the drains and other services on this street was started at the end of 2011, with the first stage completed before summer 2012. The last stage of the work is expected to take less than four months, and should be finished before the start of the summer season, with the total cost of the project for the entire street at around €500,000.

This work on El Barrio completes the series of pedestrianisation projects linking Burriana to the town centre, with Calle Carabeo, Plaza Cavana and now El Barrio having been completely re-modelled over the preceding five years. Before the works started calle Carabeo and El Barrio were narrow streets, used by cars, delivery vehicles and scooters, with tiny pavements which were in parts impossible for people with puschairs or wheelchairs to navigate safely. Despite the disruption of the works, the new streets are a huge improvement for pedestrians, although motorists now have to find alternative ways around the town.

El Barrio is the street that runs west from Plaza Cavana (next to the Balcon de Europa) towards Torrecilla beach.

Frigiliana Council To Spend €300,000 On Improvement Works

News Monday 11th of March 2013

Frigiliana Council To Spend €300,000 On Improvement Works
Frigiliana Council has announced how they intend to spend nearly €300,000 they are to receive from the County Council’s Services and Works budget. Nearly €120,000 will be spent improving the facilities at the municipal swimming pool and a further €120,000 will be spent improving Calles...Read More »

Two Weeks To Go To Start Of Easter Week In Nerja

News Sunday 10th of March 2013

Two Weeks To Go To Start Of Easter Week In Nerja
In just two weeks time it will be Palm Sunday, which marks the start of Semana Santa, or Holy Week in Nerja. During Easter week there are a series of processions around the town by the different religious brotherhoods, where funereal music, slow drum beats and incense set the mood, whilst dozens of...Read More »

Heavy Rain Causes Landslide At Burriana, Nerja – Photos

Friday 8th of March 2013
The heavy rain of the past few days caused a small landslide to fall from the cliffs behind the new flats at Burriana beach. Fortunately no one was hurt in the collapse, although a number of cars...Read More »

Money Still Outstanding For Aquila Aqueduct Restoration

Friday 8th of March 2013
More than €180,000 of grant money from the Junta de Andalucia is still outstanding to Nerja council for the restoration work carried out on the Aquila aqueduct, on the road from Nerja to Maro. The...Read More »

Yellow Alert Continues In Malaga Province

Thursday 7th of March 2013
Heavy rain has been falling in Nerja this morning as the yellow alert from the Spanish Met Office continues for coastal areas in the Malaga region until midnight tonight. Although the rain has been...Read More »

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Malaga Coastal Areas Continue On Yellow Alert For Wind And Rain

Wednesday 6th of March 2013
The yellow alert from the Spanish Met office is set to continue until 6pm today, due to the strong winds and heavy rain that have been battering Malaga province over the past few days. The yellow alert is in place for coastal regions only after 3pm...

Dog Owners Fined In Nerja

Tuesday 5th of March 2013
Over the past few days local police in Nerja have issued fines to dog owners for allowing their pets to foul the public footpath. Dog owners must clean up after their pets in the town or face fines of between €30 and €600, depending on the...

11 Flights Cancelled Today At Malaga Airport Due To Iberia Strike

Monday 4th of March 2013
Eleven flights have been cancelled at Malaga airport today, due to a second week of industrial action by Iberia workers. The strike will last until the 8th of March and a further week long strike is planned from the 18th to 22nd of March. The unions...

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    Saturday 2nd of March 2013
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    Thursday 28th of February 2013
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    Thursday 28th of February 2013
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    March Iberia Strikes Cause More Flight Cancellations

    Tuesday 26th of February 2013
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    Frigiliana Miel de Caña Factory

    Sunday 24th of February 2013
    Set back on the hillside overlooking Frigiliana, is what is believed to be the only working Miel de Caña (sugar cane syrup) factory left in Europe. The El Ingenio Nuestra Señora del Carmen has been producing Miel de Caña for more than 300 years...

    Nerja Council Takes Delivery Of 111 New Recycling Bins

    Saturday 23rd of February 2013
    In an effort to increase waste recycling in Nerja, which currently is below the national average, the council has taken delivery of 111 new yellow recycling bins to be located around the town. Currently only 7.5 kilos of recyclable material is...

    El Barrio Pedestrianisation Work To Restart Soon

    Thursday 21st of February 2013
    Nerja council have announced that the contract to complete the pedestrianisation of El Barrio has been signed and that this final phase of the construction will start soon, possibly as early as next week. The work to pedestrianise and replace the...

    Nerja Donkey Sanctuary February 2013 Newsletter

    Wednesday 20th of February 2013
    First of all thank you guys very much for the response to the calendars and Christmas adoption appeal, it really helped get us through December and the beginning of January, but unfortunately things are still very quiet! In December we took steps to...

    Nerja Council To Consider Opening A Carnival Museum

    Tuesday 19th of February 2013
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    Monday 18th of February 2013
    Spain’s national airline Iberia, is on strike this week, causing over 1,000 flights to be cancelled and affecting the travel plans of around 70,000 passengers. Iberia claim to have made alternative travel arrangements for 60,000 of the...

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