Budget airline to fly new routes from the UK to Spain

Starting as a charter airline in 2003 Primera Air now flies to over 90 destinations with plans for more intercontinental flights from the UK to North America starting this summer aboard new Airbus A321neo aircraft.   Birmingham Airport’s Tom Screen said: “It was great to welcome the airline and to celebrate their new Midlands operation by giving the aircraft a …

Brit armed robbery fugitive captured on the Costa del Sol

The unnamed suspect was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant at around 2 am in Marbella following a routine stop. After handing the police false identity papers it became clear he was being hunted by the British police for armed robbery and the possession of illegal weapons and explosives.   After having been cuffed the suspect reportedly offered the officers …

Municipal Exhibition Hall to host “Places with Magic”

A realist and self-taught painter, Böjthe has won several important prizes in competitions, achieving the recognition of critics and important galleries. He also received a commission from the Spanish Royal House to paint a portrait of the Princes of Asturias, a work included in the crown art collection.   The collection on display contains landscapes from Spain and includes marinas, …

Forest Fire Regulations 2018

Starting June 1st and running to October 15th the entire province of Andalusia is at high risk of forest fires which means it is prohibited to take motor vehicles off-road.   A medium risk for forest fires is from May 1st till May 31st and from October 16th until the 31st. A low risk for forest fires is from January …

Meeting of international students in Nerja and Frigiliana

The visit by the students to Nerja will include a walking tour of the Old Town that includes the Balcón de Europa, the San Miguel Church and the Hermitage.The route  will also pass popular tourist spots that the students are encouraged to explore upon completion of the tour.   The tour will terminate at Burriana beach where students will be …

Antonio Mercero, director of Verano Azul dies

Loved by the town of Nerja after putting the municipality on the map following the release of hit television show ‘Verano Azul’ in 1981,  Mercero has been recognized with numerous awards, among them, in 1973 he got the Emmy for ‘La Cabina’ and in 2010 he received the Goya of honour from the Film Academy for his professional career.   …

Nerja Ruta de la Tapa 2018

21 local bars and restaurants are taking place all offering a delicious tapa and a caña for 1.80€. People who complete a set number of stops on the tapa route are eligible to be put in a draw for a prize of a dinner for four and their equivalent weight in beer.   The participating businesses of this edition are: …

British pack their bags as Venezuelans flock to Spain

We can assume that the findings are accurate as they are based on the number of people who visited their local town hall to obtain a  ‘padrón, the official list of everybody who lives in a certain town similar to what we know as the electoral roll.   So what do these latest set of figures show us? Firstly there …

Best short-haul airline for flights from the UK

Travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine Skyscanner has done their research and come up with what they think is the best short-haul airline flying out of the UK based on price, baggage charges, seat reservations and onboard catering.   Skyscanner’s John Ritchie said, “When booking flights travellers can often be confused by what is deemed to be a …

Summer youth football camp in Nerja

Anyone interested can register at the Pepe Luis Bobadilla Football Field from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday through Friday.   This year parents will be given the option of paying the 95€ football package in three instalments: The first payment of 30€ before June 15th followed by a second payment of 30€ before August 31st and a final payment …

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