Gas explosion in garage in Alhaurín de la Torre

A gas leak is thought to have been the cause of a spectacular explosion in the garage of a home in Alhaurín de la Torre on Thursday morning. The incident occurred at 10:50, causing material damage only.

Earthquake in Alhaurín de la Torre

An earthquake registering 3.8 on the Richter scale was registered in the municipality of Alhaurín de la Torre at 17:06 on Wednesday afternoon. The epicentre was just west of the town at a depth of 49 kilometres and went virtually unnoticed by the residents.

Fire in Alhaurín de la Torre

An investigation is under way to determine the cause of a fire which destroyed 2,000 square metres of scrub land near the entrance to Alhaurín de la Torre.

Improvements to IES Gerald Brenan in Alhaurín de la Torre

The Ministry of Education of the Junta de Andalucia, through the Public Entity for Infrastructure and Educational Services in Andalucia (ISE Andalucia), has put out to tender a contract for improvements to the IES Gerald Brenan in Alhaurín de la Torre.

Alhaurín de la Torre to benefit from reduced tax collecting costs

Alhaurín de la Torre Council has signed a new agreement with the Provincial Tax Office, a dependency of Málaga Council, relating to the tax collection, management and inspection service which will save the municipality €60,000 (5%) in costs. Much of the savings relate to a reduction in fees by the Tax Office for services carried out on their behalf by …

Alhaurín de la Torre votes to leave FAMP

Alhaurín de la Torre is set to join the ever-increasing list of PP controlled municipalities voting to leave FAMP, the Federation of Municipalities and Provinces in Andalucia.

Prison escape attempt foiled

The authorities at Alhaurín de la Torre prison, Málaga province, have foiled an escape attempt by one of the inmates, a 37 year old Spanish national. The prisoner, who is now in isolation, was trying the ‘traditional’, but rarely used, method of tying sheets together to make a rope.