Two Malaga towns to get more funding after being declared ‘tourist municipalities’

Frigiliana close to Nerja

Six Andalucian towns have now been declared as being ‘tourist municipalities’ and include two in Malaga Province. In recognition of their importance to tourism, each of the towns will be able to get funding to help them cope with an influx of tourists during the summer. The Malaga towns awarded the classification are Frigiliana and Antequera. The other four towns …

Junta requests return of funds from Antequera

The mayor of Antequera, Manuel Barón (PP), has called an extraordinary plenary session for Wednesday to urge the Junta de Andalucia not to reclaim the €3.3 million provided for the Palace of Congresses, a project paralysed through a lack of funds due to the crisis.

Woman injured in fall in El Torcal

A 66-year-old woman had to be rescued on Friday after falling down a slope in El Torcal, Antequera, suffering an open fracture of her leg in the process.

Thief caught red-handed

Police in Antequera have arrested a 34-year-old man caught red-handed as he allegedly tried to rob a petrol station.

Two arrested for insurance fraud

National Police officers have arrested two people, a father and daughter, for alleged fraud after they operated as insurance brokers in Antequera, Málaga province, but failed to pass on client money to the insurance company.

Thief steals bus in Antequera

At around 04:00 on Tuesday morning, someone stole an Alsa Group bus from the bus station in Antequera, taking the vehicle on a destructive journey before abandoning it in a cul-de-sac near the Municipal Historical Archive building.

Antequera awards bullring concession

Antequera Council has proposed awarded the concession to exploit the bullring in the town to Espectáculos Toro Torcal, headed by the bullfighting empresario José Luis Lara. It is hoped that the contract will be finalised before the Antequera Spring Fair.