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Museum And Nerja Caves Information Office Opened In Nerja

Latest News Friday 22nd of March 2013

A new information office for visitors has opened underneath Nerja town hall. Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo has described this new office as an “important shopwindow” for the Nerja Caves and Museum, being in a “strategic” location between the Balcon de Europa and Plaza de España which is a “passageway used by many people, especially tourists, who are going to be attracted by the great photograph of the caves”. The eye-catching photo of the caves runs the full length of the office and is bound to attract the attention of passers-by.

The mayor added that “now more than ever, in these times of crisis, we must welcome tourism with that smile that once characterised us”, not forgetting “the attention and friendliness because every day we are operating in an increasingly competitive environment.” He finished by saying that the Caves Foundation and the council were taking “a step clearly in favour of tourism and culture”.

Afterwards the new office was opened by the Nerja Caves Foundation President Jorge Hernández Mollar and José Alberto Armijo, in the presence of the manager of the caves Angel Ruiz.

The new office is next door to the Costa del Sol Tourist Office Nerja and opposite the Nerja Tourist Office.

Crocodile Hunted In Mijas

News Thursday 21st of March 2013

Crocodile Hunted In Mijas
For the last three weeks the SEPRONA unit of the Guardia Civil have been hunting for a large crocodile spotted by a concerned resident in an area with artificial lagoons in Mijas. The resident called the police after seeing the animal crossing a track, before disappearing into a pond. The...Read More »

Spring Storms Into Nerja

News Wednesday 20th of March 2013

Spring Storms Into Nerja
Spring officially started today at 12.02pm and will last until June 21st, when summer officially takes over (the Noche de San Juan is on June 23rd). Sunset is at 7:27pm tonight and the days will lengthen by around 3 minutes per day. The clocks will go forward for Summer Time on Sunday March the...Read More »

Nerja Council Wants The Junta To Unblock €400,000 Of Works

Tuesday 19th of March 2013
Nerja council has called on the regional government, the Junta de Andalucia, to carry out €400,000 worth of improvement works on the towns drainage system. The amount corresponds to the quantity of...Read More »

Cyprus Banking Crisis – Could Spain Be Next?

Monday 18th of March 2013
The Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been in the headlines over the weekend after its government announced that it had struck a deal with the European Central Bank and the International Monetary...Read More »

Replica Of First Sailing Ship To Circumnavigate The Globe Arrives In Malaga

Sunday 17th of March 2013
The replica of the sailing ship the Victoria has arrived in Malaga port and will be open to the public until the 22nd of March. The original Victoria was one of the fleet of five ships that...Read More »

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Panstarrs Comet Photographed From El Torcal de Antequera

Saturday 16th of March 2013
Comet Panstarrs, which has been visible for the past few days just after sunset from different parts of Spain, has been photographed from the El Torcal natural park (just north of Malaga) last night. The picture, taken by Francisco Gálvez directory...

Taxi Drivers To Go On Strike At Malaga Airport Over Easter

Friday 15th of March 2013
The taxi drivers union AUMAT have announced that there will be a week-long strike of taxi drivers at Malaga airport over the Easter week. The strike will start at 6am on Monday the 25th of March and end at the same time a week later on Monday the...

New Delay For Water Treatment Plant

Thursday 14th of March 2013
The first draft of the blueprint for Nerja’s long awaited water treatment plant was due to be delivered two days ago on Tuesday (12th March 2013), however the council has announced that the winning bidders for the contract have been given an...

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  • Family Sports Day At Nerja Sports Stadium

    Wednesday 13th of March 2013
    The Enrique López Cuenca sports stadium (near to the Supersol supermarket on the Burriana side of Nerja) is hosting the XIV Memorial Genoveva Craste sports day this Sunday the 17th of March 2013. The sports day is being organised by the council and...

    Final Phase Of El Barrio Pedestrianisation Work Gets Underway

    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...

    Frigiliana Council To Spend €300,000 On Improvement Works

    Monday 11th of March 2013
    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...

    Two Weeks To Go To Start Of Easter Week In Nerja

    Sunday 10th of March 2013
    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...

    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 that were parked on the street below were damaged in...

    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 landmark aqueduct was restored almost two years...

    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 very heavy at times, it is nothing like the storms...

    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...

    Rock And Kilo With Kassia At La Sala Fabrica Nerja

    Sunday 3rd of March 2013
    NOTE: The venue has been changed to the Nerja Cultural Centre, starting at 8pm. On the 22nd of March, Spanish rock band Kassia are performing at the Sala La Fabrica in Nerja. The event is part of Kassia’s Rock And Kilo tour the aim of which is...

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