Avocado growers around Nerja hire security guards to prevent further thefts

Avocados growing in Nerja

An increasing number of avocado growers in the Axarquía are approaching security companies to obtain quotes to hire staff due to the rising number of thefts from their fields – in one case, over 1,000 kilos of fruit has been stolen with a value of some €2,500. Growers attribute the problem to high prices and have also asked police to …

Bogus electricity technicians operating again around Nerja

Electrician in Nerja

The police are alerting house owners and those renting property in Nerja and surrounding areas, to the presence of individuals pretending to be members of local electricity companies. The fake electricians or representatives call at an individual house, use deception to get invited into  the house and then they distract the householder, sometimes by asking them to look for broken fuses at …

Subsidy of more than €100,000 to improve Nerja beaches

nerja burriana beach project

 The Beach Council of Nerja town has been granted €100,560.10 to improve beaches & equipment in the municipality. The project has different objectives such as creating a sheltered shaded area and improving accessibility by installing concrete walkways and acquiring adapted equipment. Installing rubbish collection containers with covers also forms part of the project. Another key improvement will take place at Burriana Beach, …

Málaga is facing a renewed drought – with an infrastructure that cannot cope

water shortage costa del sol

 After four years of below average rainfall, reservoirs in Málaga province are at dangerously low levels and the drought risk is so serious that the President of the Junta de Andalucía, Susana Díaz, has informed the Andalusian Parliament this week that a decree is being drawn up to be enacted if the situation does not improve.  She also called for …

“Duck on the Doyng-Doyng” from Local Writer Peny Pluma

Local writer, Peny Pluma, who currently lives in Nerja, has kindly let us publish her recent short comedy story, Duck on the Doyng-Doyng. It’s oodased on a real incident, the hilarious tale of the “Popplewells” while holidaying in the Dordogne. We gurantee a laugh. Please feel free to kindly make a comment for Peny below…   Duck on the Doyng-Doyng www.penypluma.com …

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