Fortnightly market at El Pino, Torrox Park

Restaurant El Pino Torrox Park: ‘The Market’ starts this Wednesday July 10th from 10am to 2pm then every two weeks. Stalls will include Ladies summer fashions, books, jewellery, Baby knitwear & wool to buy per ball, handmade cards, printer ink and stationery, Ladies & Gents watches from as little as 3 euros, plus batteries and straps fitted while you wait. …

Late night bus service

This weekend sees the start of a free late night bus service in Torrox between the Pueblo and the entertainment areas of Torrox Costa, an initiative aimed at accident prevention amongst the youth of the municipality.

Open House at Centro Mar y Salud

Centro Mar y Salud invites you to their OPEN HOUSE on Friday 14th June from 11:00 to 13:00. Meet the doctors and therapists and find out about all they have to offer. Centro Mar y Salud is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The centre is located on the Paseo Marítimo in El Morche/Torrox Costa and there is easy access and parking …

Sardines in Torrox

The IU has pushed through a motion to promote the ‘espeto de sardines’ as a tourist attraction, authorising the activity in each and every one of the catering establishment in the municipality, without exception, provided they meet certain requirements to be set down in a future ordinance. This was prompted by the intention of the minority PSOE government to reduce …

New waste recycling centre

To commemorate World Environment Day, Torrox Council inaugurated a new waste recycling centre – punto limpio – in Llano de la Almazara. Various local dignitaries were on hand for the ceremony.

New urban garden of medicinal plants

The Council has created an urban garden of medicinal plants in the central Castillo area of the town, planting twenty examples of local flora.

Another attempt to approve budget spending

The minority PSOE government in Torrox has presented a new proposal to the Treasury Information Commission and Special Accounts to resolve various discrepancies in another attempt to approve the 2013 budget and initiate infrastructure spending of around €1.3 million. So far, all the opposition groups (IU, PP, PIU and PA) have soundly rejected the budget proposals.

Proposal for new service station

Torrox Council has approved a draft project for the construction of service stations on either side of the A-7 exit to the town. The Council has recently started reclassifying plots of land in the area to allow for construction projects.

Cultural exchange

A group of French students and teachers from Fontainebleau have been spending the past few weeks with families in Torrox as part of a cultural exchange project in conjunction with the IES Alfaguar. Students from Torrox will be travelling to France in July to improve their French language skills.

Torrox Council proposing to amend PGOU

Torrox Council is proposing to modify the PGOU (General Plan) to allow construction on both sides of the road connecting the A-7 with the N-340,  between Barranco Plano and the coast. This area is currently classified as specially protected and cannot be developed, something the Council wants to see changed.