Torrox Council has introduced a rather different sort of ‘blue zone’ parking system for tourists, residents and traders visiting the historic centre, one that doesn’t fleece the motorist at every turn.
Torrox Council has announced the completion of the redevelopment of calle Pontil, a project started in 2009 and carried out in three phases at a total cost of €573,319.07.
A Court in Málaga has sentenced four people to terms of 3 years and 8 months in prison each and fined them a total of €2.5 million after they were caught unloading 1.6 tons of hashish onto a beach in Torrox Costa.
The Councillor for Sports, Juanma Cortés, has announced that the indoor swimming pool, closed during the summer for renovations, will reopen shortly.
A fisherman discovered an unexploded mortar shell from the Spanish Civil War close to Ferrara Playa in Torrox Costa.
The minority PSOE government in Torrox has rejected the proposal by the Ministry of Justice to amend the Law on Judicial Organisation which would see the courts in Torrox disappear and be replaced by a central judiciary in Málaga city.
A total of 148 swimmers completed the course during the first Lighthouse Swim held at Ferrara Playa, Torrox Costa, at the weekend.
A man in his fifties died on Sunday evening on Ferrara beach in Torrox Costa.
A woman drowned on Friday afternoon at a swimming pool in an urbanisation on Avenida de las Palmeras in Torrox Costa. The Emergency Services received a call at 18:04 to say that there was a body was floating in the pool. Medics performed resuscitation techniques but could not revive the woman.
Torrox Council is finalising the paperwork to begin a number of infrastructure projects, with €970,000 of funding having been made available through a budget amendment and a further €500,000 from the Fund for Sustainable Tourism.