Socialists in Competa want falangist statue removed

Socialists in Málaga and Competa are once again asking the mayor of Competa, José Luis Torres (PP), to remove a statue on the MA-111 which they contend is falangist, contains symbols of the Franco dictatorship and is in violation of Law 57/2007 relating to Historical Memory.

Fatal road accident in Competa

A man died in the early hours of Tuesday morning on the A-7207 in Competa after his vehicle left the road. With the front wheels in the air over the embankment the man apparently opened the door and fell about one hundred metres down the embankment.

Prolific thief arrested in Competa

The Guardia Civil in Competa have arrested a man in connection with 14 burglaries, motorcycle thefts, illegal possession of firearms and other crimes in the Axarquia. The detainee is allegedly responsible for robberies carried out in Torrox, Canillas de Albaida, Cómpeta, Sayalonga and Arenas del Rey (Granada).

Busy weekend

Tonight is the third edition of the Fiesta Blanca in Nerja, this year returning to El Salon beach and starting at 22:30. Tomorrow, Sunday August 15th, is the Noche del Vino – Night of the Wine – in Competa with 5,000 litres of the local brew just waiting to be consumed.

Noche del Vino 2010

August 15th is the annual ‘Noche del Vino’ in Competa, a festival that has grown in importance in the town since it was first held in 1974. The morning activities take place in Plaza de la Vendimia and the evening festivities in Plaza Almijara.

Complaints about rubbish in Cómpeta

The PSOE in Cómpeta has accused the PP government of allowing the use of ravines and other areas as rubbish tips and landfills without exercising any control over the situation, thus damaging the image of the town and creating a potential health hazard.

Couple evacuated from their home in Competa

The construction of the underground car park in Competa has forced the temporary evacuation from their home of a local couple after it was discovered that their house had no foundations.