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Nerja Health Centre To Get Lift

Latest News Wednesday 10th of April 2013

Nuchi Moreno, Nerja’s Health Councillor, has announced that the regional government will fund the installation of a new lift at the Health Centre on Avenida de Pescia. The councillor said that the news was confirmed by the new director of the Regional Hospital, Jose Pinazo, in a meeting held with the mayor, in which the director stated “that the drafting of the project is in its final straight.”. No date has been set for the work to be carried out.

The upgrade work to the existing centre is taking place against the background of the stalled project for the new health centre. The site, by the rio Chillar, that Nerja council favours for the new health centre is currently being used as a car park, because the land is not classified by the Junta as suitable for a health centre. Until this dispute is resolved the project will remain on hold and the existing building will continue to be used and upgraded, instead.

Registration Open For San Isidro Nerja 2013

News Tuesday 9th of April 2013

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Registration is open for this year’s San Isidro for anyone wishing to have a cart in the procession or run a concession stand at the Nerja Caves. Interested parties have until May the 3rd to apply at the town hall. The festival of San Isidro is one of the most popular in Nerja with visitors...Read More »

Día de la Cruz Competition Open

News Monday 8th of April 2013

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Sandra Jimena, the councillor for Popular Traditions at Nerja council has announced that entries are now invited for this year’s Día de la Cruz, which will take place on the 3rd of May 2013. Día de la Cruz is a very popular event and consists of a series of street parties, where locals get...Read More »

Noche En Blanco 2013 Poster Competition

Sunday 7th of April 2013
For Noche En Blanco Nerja 2013 Programme Of Events please see this page:- Nerja Noche En Blanco 2013 Programme Of Events. Nerja Council have organised a poster competition for this year’s...Read More »

Malaga Province On Yellow Alert Again For Rain

Friday 5th of April 2013
The unsettled spring weather continues with a yellow alert in force today until 6pm, warning of the risk of heavy rain throughout the province. In Nerja the forecast predicts heavy mid-morning rain,...Read More »

Nerja Sierra Mar Workshop To Provide Training For Under 25s

Thursday 4th of April 2013
A new workshop is to be set up in Nerja to give training to youngsters under the age of 25 in diverse skills such as gardening, set design, customer services and care for the elderly. The workshop...Read More »

Picture Of The Week

Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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European Athletes Training In Nerja

Wednesday 3rd of April 2013
Athletes from all over Europe are currently training in Nerja, taking advantage of the mild spring climate and using the council owned sports facilities, such as the Enrique López Cuenca Stadium pictured. Sports Councillor José Alberto Tomé has...

Hotels Report Good Visitor Figures In Nerja Over The Semana Santa Period

Monday 1st of April 2013
The Councillor for Tourism in Nerja, Bernardo Pozuelo, has released details of the occupancy rates achieved by the town’s hotels over the Semana Santa period. During the week as a whole occupancy levels averaged 78.2%, peaking at 85.2% over...

Stand By To Repel Boarders

Monday 1st of April 2013
April should be a busy month for tour groups in Nerja as Málaga port is expecting their busiest month so far this year. A total of 37 cruise ships are expected to dock in the port, bringing more than 60,000 passengers into the region, many of whom...

Cloud But No Rain Marks The Final Procession Of Semana Santa 2013

Sunday 31st of March 2013
Under cloudy skies, crowds of people line the route of the final procession in this years Semana Santa. Despite the dire warnings of rain all afternoon from the forecasters, the rain held off and the procession went ahead as planned. This last...

Bad Weather Threatens Last Day Of Semana Santa Parades

Sunday 31st of March 2013
Today, Easter Sunday, is the final day of Semana Santa and the longest of the easter processions is due to start in a few hours time. The procession of Jesus Resurrected goes from El Salvador church on the Balcon de Europa and parades around most of...

Nerja Council Calls For Action On The New Marina Project

Saturday 30th of March 2013
Nerja Council have passed a motion calling on the Andalucian Public Ports Agency (APPA) to send the Council the report that ruled out locating the new marina on the Nerja side of the Nerja/Torrox border. The council have also requested that the...

Nerja Good Friday Procession “Santo Entierro”

Friday 29th of March 2013
Tonight’s Good Friday procession takes place around the streets of Nerja starting at 9.30pm from the Church on the Balcon de Europa returning several hours later to the same place. Although there is a possibility of rain late in the afternoon,...

Nerja Beach Plan For 2013 Approved By Environment Department

Thursday 28th of March 2013
Nerja council has announced with some satisfaction, that their proposed plan for Nerja’s beaches has been approved in full by the Environment Department. The council claim that their plan was one of the first submitted to the Department for...

Next Months Residents Day To Have Record Number Of Exhibitors

Wednesday 27th of March 2013
Nerja council have announced that this year’s Residents Day will have a total of 39 exhibitors taking part, two more than the previous record of 37. The event takes place on Sunday the 14th of April 2013 from midday until 7pm (or the following...

Charity Calendar Lands Ryanair In Malaga Court

Tuesday 26th of March 2013
A Malaga consumers association has started legal proceedings against Ryanair claiming the company’s 2013 charity calendar is “illegal and unfair”. The calendar features pictures of female members of Ryanair cabin crew in bikinis,...

Semana Santa Nerja Easter 2013

Monday 25th of March 2013
Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is marked by 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 volunteers carry huge platforms bearing images...

Palm Sunday Gets Easter Parades Underway In Nerja

Sunday 24th of March 2013
Today is Palm Sunday and the first procession of Semana Santa (Easter Week) will take place today starting at the Ermita de Nuestra Senora De Las Angustias (pictured) at noon. The procession will end at the Iglesia de el Salvador at the Balcon de...

Fuente Del Baden SUP-4 Urbanisation Work To Start In April

Sunday 24th of March 2013
The delayed urbanisation groundwork on land near to Fuente del Baden is set to get underway from April 1st. The project has been held up due to planning changes. The work should take 18 months to complete, which will pave the way for the development...

Nerja Renews Its Legal Status As “Large Tourist Municipality”

Sunday 24th of March 2013
Nerja council’s Councillor of Commerce, Nieves Atencia, has reported that the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Sport of the Junta de Andalucía has approved the renewal Nerja’s status as a “large tourist municipality”. This...

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