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Dia De Andalucia 2014 In Nerja

Latest Whats On Wednesday 26th of February 2014

Friday the 28th of February, is Día de Andalucía (Andalucia Day) which commemorates the 1980 referendum in which the Andalucian electorate voted in favour of the Statute of Autonomy of Andalusia, which made Andalucia an autonomous region of Spain.

Throughout Andalucia there will be official acts to mark this 34th anniversary and in Nerja these will be held in Plaza de Andalucía starting at midday, next to the statue of Blas Infante.

The official acts will start with a performance by the Municipal Band at midday, followed by readings by students from the local schools, which will include various articles of the Statute of Autonomy.

Afterwards the Andalucian flag will be raised on the flagpole followed by a performance by the El Lerele choir.

The 28th will also see the 26th Dia del Pedal bicycle event, starting at the Balcon de Europa.

New Cycle Path Between Nerja And Maro

News Monday 24th of February 2014

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Nerja council have announced that their proposal for a new cycle path to be built between Nerja and Maro has been selected to go forward by the Malaga Development department. The proposal, that has been a year in the making, was put to the department in October as part of their Ciudad Amable...Read More »

Nerja Town Hall Asks Foreign Residents To Register On Padron

News Sunday 23rd of February 2014

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Nerja Ayuntamiento has asked foreign residents who spend at least 3 or 4 months a year here, to make sure that they register (or re-register) on the town’s Padron (similar to the Electoral Roll) to avoid the council losing up to €200,000 in grants from central government. The council...Read More »

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

Monday 17th of February 2014
Nerja 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...Read More »

Nerja Police Catch Rogue Potato Sellers

Wednesday 12th of February 2014
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...Read More »

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

Tuesday 11th of February 2014
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...Read More »

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Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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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 report that the bird was trapped on the second floor...

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 Parque Verano Azul and Plaza Cangrejos and will...

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 finally arrived with expats losing access to the BBC...

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....

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...

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