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Nerja Council To Install Sun Shades In The Town’s Streets

Latest News Monday 17th of February 2014

Calle GloriaNerja council has announced that it has secured funding to install awnings in the streets in the town centre, to give some shade to pedestrians during the heat of the summer.

According to Nerja’s councillor for commerce, Nieves Atencia, the council requested the grant from the Ministry of Tourism and Commerce to allow the work to go ahead.

If everything goes to plan the new awnings will be installed starting in June, with the work due to finish no later than August, so that locals and visitors can enjoy the streets of the town centre in the shade.

The grant is for a total of €69,700 with the council paying for 20% of the work.

Nerja Police Catch Rogue Potato Sellers

News Wednesday 12th of February 2014

Nerja Police Catch Rogue Potato Sellers
Over the past few days a white van with loudspeakers blaring out an excited sales pitch for bargain priced potatoes, has been cruising the streets of Nerja, blatantly flouting the rules on mobile sales. Nerja police intervened on Calle Pintada in the town centre, stopping the vehicle which was...Read More »

Nerja’s 26th Dia Del Pedal Hopes To Break Record

Whats On Tuesday 11th of February 2014

Nerja’s 26th Dia Del Pedal Hopes To Break Record
Organisers of this years Dia Del Pedal are hoping to attract even more participants than last year’s record number, when 2,374 people took part in this annual cycling event around the town. Now in its 26th year, thousands of people in Nerja will get on their bikes and follow a course through...Read More »

Nerja Police Rescue Eagle Owl

Friday 7th of February 2014
Nerja police were called out yesterday afternoon to the town’s cemetery to capture an eagle owl that had become trapped in the morgue. One of the workers at the cemetery called the police to...Read More »

New Pétanque Courts For Nerja

Friday 7th of February 2014
Nerja Council have agreed with the Asociación Hispano Nórdica to install two new boules courts near to the town’s sports centre. The new courts will be in addition to the existing courts at...Read More »

BBC Satellite TV Switched Off For Costa Del Sol

Thursday 6th of February 2014
For the past year, viewers of British TV in Nerja have been nervously awaiting the day when the BBC move their services to a new satellite, ending reception outside of the UK. Today that day has...Read More »

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Nerja Council To Press Ahead With El Playazo Beach Development Plans

Monday 3rd of February 2014
The mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo (pictured) has announced that the future of El Playazo beach will be debated at the next full council session. El Playazo is currently the last undeveloped stretch of beach in Nerja and the draft plan for its...

Nerja Cine Club February 2014 Programme

Monday 3rd of February 2014
To celebrate the beginning of our sixth season, the Nerja Cine Club is starting a special cultural programme each month. Our first selection for Thursday 13 February at 7 pm – a Royal Opera House production of Tosca. Ask your Cine Club team...

New Lighting For The Balcon de Europa

Saturday 1st of February 2014
Nerja council have announced that new lighting will be installed around the Balcon de Europa. The new lighting will use low energy LED and conventional bulbs and will be embedded in the ground, to illuminate the Balcon’s walls on both sides....

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Nerja On Spanish TV Tonight

Thursday 30th of January 2014
Nerja will be featuring on prime time TV tonight (Thursday 30th of January 2014) when Spain’s national broadcaster TVE1 shows an episode of Verano Azul at 10.30pm. Nineteen episodes of the TV series were made in Nerja, and they drew audiences...

Walker Injured On The Path To The Pico del Cielo

Tuesday 28th of January 2014
A 47 year old man was rescued by the emergency services on Sunday, whilst out walking in the natural park near to the Nerja Caves. The man, who has not been identified, was walking along the path that runs to the pico del Cielo mountain, when he...

Free Performances At This Year’s Nerja Caves Festival

Friday 24th of January 2014
This year’s Nerja Caves Festival, in the 55th year that it has been held, will split its performances between the caves themselves and the Balcon de Europa in Nerja. There will be a total of eight events (three more than last year), split...

Nerja’s New Mercadona To Open In February

Thursday 23rd of January 2014
Nerja’s newest Mercadona supermarket, which has been under construction since last year, is due to open on Friday February the 7th. The new store is located on the east side of Nerja, near to Burriana beach and Capistrano village and has a...

Work Underway At New Burriana Car Park

Tuesday 21st of January 2014
Work is continuing on the site of the new car park at Burriana, with a large crane towering over the site. When complete (sometime in 2015) the car park will be on three levels and have capacity for some 200 cars. The total cost of the project will...

Nerja Caves Releases New Video To Mark 55th Anniversary

Monday 20th of January 2014
The Nerja Cave Foundation has released a new video on Youtube titled “The Nerja Caves, where time stops”. The three minute long video, was produced to mark the 55th anniversary of the caves discovery, and “highlights the unique...

Work Starts On Nerja’s New Water Treatment Plant

Friday 17th of January 2014
After decades of delays and missed deadlines, the mayor of Nerja José Alberto Armijo (pictured) has announced that work has started on Nerja’s new water treatment plant. Despite the fact that there are still some bureaucratic procedures to...

Malaga Province On Orange Alert For Heavy Rain

Friday 17th of January 2014
Spain’s national meteorological office (AEMET) has issued an Orange Alert for Malaga province forecasting heavy rain between 3pm and midnight. A total of 90 litres/square metre of rain are forecast to fall over the region, with rates of up to...

Maro San Antón Festival 2014

Thursday 16th of January 2014
Maro’s annual San Antón festival will be held this year on Thursday and Friday the 16th and 17th of January (2014). The fiesta is one of the oldest held in the town, having its origins in the 17th Century, where owners of livestock would...

55th Anniversary Of The Discovery Of The Nerja Caves

Sunday 12th of January 2014
Sunday the 12th of January marks the 55th anniversary of the discovery of the Nerja Caves. To commemorate the event a milestone will be unveiled at midday, next to the original entrance to the caves. The Nerja caves as we know them today, were found...

A Place In The Sun Nerja

Friday 10th of January 2014
The episode of the popular British TV series “A Place In The Sun” which was filmed in Nerja in October last year, was broadcast today (Friday 10th of January 2014) on Channel 4 TV. The show’s presenter Sara Damergi, took recently...

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