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Mother gives town a defibrillator after son dies from a heart attack


...because Ana María on Tuesday presented the town hall with this potentially lifesaving machine after raising the around two thousands euros necessary. She did so after becoming convinced that her son would still be alive had he had access to a defibrillator



Nerja town hall tax payment reminder

J. R.

Nerja foreigners' department has issued a reminder that all local taxes must be paid by 13 September. This includes the annual IBI for all property owners. Rubbish tax must be paid by all households that receive a rubbish collection and anyone who



Town hall grants licence to renovate hotel next to Marbella bus station


After more than 12 years closed, the Hotel Ciudad de Marbella, next to the town's bus station, could be set to reopen in the near future. Little information is known about the project ongoing in the building, but it can be confirmed that the town ... controversy. It has been empty since 2007 after refurbishment works were ordered to stop as a licence hadn't been granted. The building was originally built illegally during the Jesús Gil administration on land designated, according to the town plan (PGOU), ... for educational purposes. It opened briefly in 2002 before construction company Alozaima S. L. unsuccessfully tried to sue the town hall for unpaid fees.



New recreational park opens in Benalmádena


The Mayor of Benalmádena, Víctor Navas, inaugurated a new recreational area and information centre in the Parque Los Limones earlier this week. The park has recently undergone a complete refurbishment as part of the town hall's urban redevelopment ... of the town. Although it is outside the urban centre, it has much value and potential, and therefore we wanted to make it a place of recreation for locals and visitors," the mayor said.



Malaga council installs sunshades to protect carriage-ride horses


The horse-drawn carriages which take tourists for trips around the city have a waiting area in Plaza de la Marina, among other places, but unfortunately in this location there is no shade and the summer sun beats down on all them all day. Followin



Painting the town pink for cancer


More than four thousand women descended on Malaga city centre on Sunday for the seventh edition of the Women's Race Against Cancer. The women taking part, each with their own story of how cancer directly or indirectly touched their lives, followed



A week of activities organised to mark Stonewall anniversary


Rincón de la Victoria has been holding a series of activities this week in the lead up to today's LGBTI+ Pride day, which is being held across the globe to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York on 28 June 1969. Speaking at th



Another successful air show for Torre del Mar

Eugenio Cabezas

An estimated 250,000 people flocked to the beaches of Torre del Mar on Sunday to watch the town's fourth annual international air show. S. SALAS More than 20 planes and formation teams from several countries provided the spectacle, from


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Emblematic Ronda locations play host to contemporary music festival

Tony Bryant

...renowned classical musicians and orchestras, including soprano Irene Román, pianist Isabel Puente, and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Seville. The festival is organised by Ronda town hall and the RMR, a cultural institution founded in 1573 that is ... dedicated to the preservation, dissemination and research of the town's historical and cultural heritage. The festival will begin with a special concert in the bullring on Tuesday 2 July at 9.30pm, when the New York Youth Symphony Orchestra (NYYS) will



Refuse collectors reach initial agreement to end strike in Mijas

Ivan Gelibter

town hall intervened. This was due to be confirmed at a meeting on Monday afternoon. The meeting between firm, workers and the acting mayor Maldonado on Sunday.SUR Urbaser workers downed tools in the early hours of Thursday morning in Mijas and in ... Alhaurín el Grande to demand the renegotiation of the collective bargaining agreements that establish their working conditions. The strike in Alhaurín was called off on Friday after a similar agreement was reached with the involvement of the town hall



Record-breaking Pride event leads to Vox split at Torremolinos town hall


Last week's Pride festivities in Torremolinos, which brought a record-breaking 60,000 visitors to the town, have also led to a local crisis among the newcomer far-right party Vox. The second of the group's two councillors who won seats in the ... people attended the LGBT parade on Saturday Lucía Cuín joined other municipal representatives on the town hall balcony last week to unfurl the LGBT+ rainbow flag as part of the festival. She did so, she said to show her support for the "culture, ... ideology of the PP is closer to that of her former party, Vox. What started as the institutional opening of the town's annual event to call for visibility and recognition of the LGBT community could have influenced the course of local politics over the



Hand-made shade comes to Alhaurín de la Torre


...many years, but this time resident and visitors won't be able to help notice a difference. Seven women, plus their crochet teacher, Eva Pacheco, have spent months weaving new sunshades for the town centre. The idea originated from the council's ... Environment department who wanted, on one hand, to reduce plastic usage and, on the other, find a more decorative solution to the problem, bearing in mind that the town's annual fair is coming up shortly. Councillor Marina Bravo said that the town hall



Work underway to secure path connecting Burriana and town centre

E. C.

Nerja town hall has started work to stabilise the cliffs near the town's famous Burriana beach, with a view to reopening part of the coastal path which connects the beach to the town centre and has been closed since 2002 due to a rock fall. The ... town hall says it is "confident" the path will open again as soon as the cliffs are stable.



Ambitious new park project planned for Gibraltar town centre


The Commonwealth Park project in the town centre has proven so popular that the Gibraltar government has now announced that another park is to be built in the area between the MidTown development and the King's Bastion leisure centre. The new ... the environmental aims of the space. The junction linking Queensway and Reclamation road will be moved north along the edge of MidTown, allowing for a seamless pedestrian flow between the new park, the leisure centre and Commonwealth Park. The Cross ... town, and will mean that in future the annual Remembrance Day service can take place in an open public area with minimum disruption to traffic. Environment minister Dr John Cortes says the new park "is consistent with our climate change aims and will



Ojén town hall removes monument dedicated to Nazi after seven months


A monument which bore the name of Juan Hoffman has finally been removed in Ojén. This comes seven months after the town hall unanimously decided to change the name of the square to Plaza Alemania, which is situated opposite of the German School,



Plan launched to create 800 more parking spaces in Marbella

Nieves Castro

Marbella town hall has launched a plan for the creation of five new underground car parks to help relieve a growing problem across the municipality. A total of 826 spaces are to be created for the use of residents on a rotational basis. The



Road linking Carvajal to new north Fuengirola housing opens


New housing developments to the north of Fuengirola are now connected to Carvajal thanks to a new road built beneath the Cercanías train line which was officially opened last Friday. It was opened by the town's mayor, Ana Mula, who was accompanied ... (the old N-340 coast road), for 450 metres, has two lanes in both directions with the pavements and retaining walls. The work, which started in 2018, cost a total of five million euros and, in accordance with the town's master plan, was funded by ... local property developers. "It's a fantastic project, not only from an engineering viewpoint, but also because it will help to relieve traffic in this part of the town, as well as improve the quality of life of people living in this area," said Mula.



Mijas delays swearing-in of new council as chaos engulfs Vox


The identity of the next mayor of Mijas is still uncertain this weekend, despite council chambers across Spain having to vote on who will run them for the next four years. Tomorrow (Saturday) mayors should be in place. Where no majority has been won,



Frigiliana town hall votes to take action over controversial phone mast after 20 years of protests

Eugenio Cabezas

During its last plenary session in April, Frigiliana town hall voted to start judicial proceedings against the two mobile phone operators that use a mast situated in the historic centre of the village. The structure is situated in the grounds of ... a petition with 500 signatures asking for the council to remove it was delivered to the town hall by angry residents. The town hall receives 6,500 euros per year in rent from the companies and previous administrations have failed to act on the ... health" but that the mast needs to be relocated for "aesthetic reasons", adding, "We can't have that structure in the middle of the village, with those dimensions." The town hall says it is looking at alternative locations for the mast, with councillors



Beaches to gain 50,000 cubic metres from La Bajadilla dredging

C. M.

With high season fast approaching, Marbella town hall has decided to replenish the sand on many of the resort's beaches. Some 50,000 cubic metres, dredged up from the mouth of La Bajadilla port will be redistributed onto the beaches of El Faro, La ... Fontanilla, several in the town centre and El Cable. The project is expected to take ten days to complete.



Mijas town hall hosts Press Club journalism debate

A round table talk about investigative journalism, entitled "Is investigative journalism a dying dinosaur?" was the format for the April meeting of the Costa Press Club. At a time when anyone with a smartphone can instantly publish their version of "



Mijas to invest in works to improve the water supply to the town


Mijas town hall has already started work to improve the water infrastructure in the municipality to guarantee the supply of water and provide a different option to the one managed by the regional administration. "It is our obligation to guarantee ... Martín from the Works department of the town hall. The town council is planning the installation of new water pipes in Calle Almáchar and Calle Codornices and to replace the old fibre-cement holding tank in El Cerrajón. After four years of waiting ... the Junta has finally given approvalThe water supply is managed by the company Acosol but the town hall will be carrying out follow-ups and process the permits to guarantee the supply. "We have to be proactive, not only being aware of the lack of


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The fiesta of the Virgen del Carmen remembers those lost at sea

Tony Bryant

...lost their lives in the sea. She is taken out to sea on a flower- adorned boat accompanied by dozens of small fishing boats signalling the beginning of the fiesta, which in some cases will incorporate the town's feria, or a series of cultural activities


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Torre del Mar prepares for annual Air Show


town will be humming to the sound of the Eurofighter and this year for the first time the Spanish armed forces' Harrier will also be participating. Familiar names also include Patrulla Águila, Canadair and the Plus Ultra synchronised flying team. ... built to scale next to the town's pedestrianised area, Paseo de Larios. For further information about the event visit the Facebook page 'Festival Aereo Internacional Torre del Mar' or the website:



Rincón town hall commits to renewable energy


Rincón de la Victoria town hall has installed photovoltaic solar panels on its main building in the town centre. The installation measures 100 square metres, has a 15-year life span and is expected to save the council around 4,000 euros per year. ... "We are committed to renewable energy and to energy saving solutions," said infrastructure councillor, Sergio Díaz, on Tuesday. Last year the town hall introduced LED lighting to a number of public spaces.



Torrox town hall announces gourmet market plans

Eugenio Cabezas

Torrox town hall has revealed plans to turn the existing market on its Plaza de la Constitución into a gourmet market, with a central bar where visitors will be able to sample local food. The announcement was made last Friday by mayor, Óscar ... Medina, a month after the town was named gastronomy capital of Malaga to promote the Sabor a Málaga (taste of Malaga) food brand.



Police checks to crack down on pirate taxis at Malaga Airport


...for greater action from the city town hall. Now, four police officers have been deployed to Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport. Two will be in plain clothes to try and catch the perpetrators in the act with the other two in uniform and controlling the



Residents' groups to hold protest over delays to coastal path


Vélez-Málaga town hall. The protest will start at the old Chilches train station building at 7pm and finish at the Benajarafe station building, which is the stretch of coast where the path should have been built. Work started last February but has not yet ... enormous local support," said Olga Rodríguez, spokesperson for the Chilches and Benajarafe residents' group. The group also opposes the sale of a plot of public land in Benajarafe, known as Los Arquillos, which was sold by the town hall, despite residents



Benalmádena mussel beds bring in the tourists

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ Benalmádena which is running boat excursions out to the town's mussel beds. Top Group Express operates the 'Ruta de los Mejillones' out of the town's marina and runs group tours twice a day (Sunday to Friday) through partnerships with around



High Court rules against Mijas town hall in wrongful homes sale scandal

Ivan Gelibter

The council in Mijas was coming to terms this week with the possibility of having to pay compensation to some 100 homeowners for wrongfully taking possession and auctioning off their properties. The Andalusian High Court has ruled against the town ... been facing a criminal investigation, along with the head of Treasury and chief local tax collection officer at the town hall. This recent, first judgement is a civil case against the council brought after a complaint by a British couple who, in



Town halls are 65 million euros better off thanks to undeclared changes to properties


Town halls have found themselves with considerable extra income from IBI property tax thanks to the inspections under way in the province since 2014. The authorities have been searching for cases of new construction, extensions, renovation work ... or change of use of buildings that had gone under the IBI radar. This is mainly because neither the owners nor the relevant town hall had added the work to the official Catastro property records, whether or not they had a building licence or ... Among the list of undeclared works are brand new construction projects, extensions and swimming pools which, although they may have had a works licence, had not been declared at the town hall's Catastro office where the cadastral values should have been



Painting the town green for St Patrick's Day

Tony Bryant

...dancing, music and the typical gastronomy of the Emerald Isle. Torremolinos' event lasted two days and included a performance by Euphoria, a U2 tribute band. Both parties were organised by the Irish Association Spain and the respective town halls. ... monuments and buildings to mark St Patrick's Day, Malaga's town hall building was given a green glow, as was the iconic Arco de Marbella. President of the Irish Association, Terry McKinley, told SUR in English, "We are very happy with this year's turnout.



PP and Cs join forces to form coalition at the helm of the provincial authority


...province, except that its councillors (known as 'diputados') aren't directly elected. Instead the number of seats a party has depends on the council seats won across the different town halls in a province. Most provinces in Spain have Diputacións of this ... nature. Malaga has 31 provincial diputados who are also councillors taken from the 103 local municipalities. The Diputación is responsible for provincial-wide financial and administrative tasks, such as centrally collecting town hall taxes, running the ... strengthen the Costa del Sol brand, expand the Caminito del Rey walkway and complete the Senda Litoral coastal walkway. In the Environment, measures include a loan system so town halls can fund wastewater plants and a network of mini recycling centres in



Inquiry ramps up into raw sewage illegally dumped in the sea or rivers by town councils


...sewage outlet on the seabed.SUR WHAT THE MINISTER AND MAYORS SAID Fernando Grande-Marlaska, Minister of the Interior: "It's early days and we'll see what the outcome is" José A. Armijo, former mayor of Nerja: "Nerja town hall met its obligation in ... All a town hall can do is wait" Rosa Arrabal, PSOE mayor of Nerja: "It's municipal responsibility once the infrastructure is in place, but not before" However, those quizzed so far, including some current and former mayors, have hit back ... saying that it isn't their town halls' job to treat waste if the Junta de Andalucía regional government hasn't provided the treatment plants to do it. Fines for polluting For several years, Spain has been fined by the EU for continuing to allow some



Axarquía to be home to international flight school

Eugenio Cabezas

Vélez-Málaga mayor Antonio Ferrer along with councillor María Santana, signed a contract with the company Axarquía Aviation Park on Tuesday which paves the way for a flight school in the Axarquía. The town hall sold a plot of land at the Parque