There are no mechanical fairground attractions this year at the Virgen del Carmen celebrations in Los Boliches, Fuengirola, due to the failure of the operators and Council to reach an agreement on economic matters.
A 25-year-old Moroccan national, on holiday in Fuengirola, has been arrested for an alleged crime of indecent exposure at the beach.
This summer will once again see an outdoor cinema on the beach with films being shown on July 23rd and 30th and August 6th and 13th. It is all free, those attending just need to bring a towel or beach chair to sit on.
The beaches in Fuengirola now have lifeguard and rescue services provided by the company Medios Acuáticos S.L. and the service will continue until September 15th 2013.
Fuengirola Council has created a Special Plan for the Better Use of Public Roads 2013 which, amongst other things, regulates ‘live’ performances by street artists in public places in the town. The Council plans to issue 15 temporary licences, valid until December 31st, to 7 musicians, 4 portrait painters, 2 mime artists and 2 children’s entertainers.
The sunbed concessionaires on the beaches of Fuengirola now have a standard uniform as part of plans to improve the general image of the town for visitors. The scheme is being introduced progressively during June.
Around thirty residents of an apartment block on the Paseo Jesús Santos Rein in Fuengirola had to be evacuated from their homes on Tuesday afternoon after fire broke out in a second floor home.
The National Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two brothers, both aged 83 years and British nationals, at their home in calle Federico Ruiz Vertedor in Fuengirola.
Guardia Civil officers in Fuengirola have arrested three people, all Spanish nationals, after catching them red-handed stealing copper cable and various appliances, including air conditioning units, from a Ministry of Public Works storage facility in the city.
The Health Department of Fuengirola Council has begun a programme of disinfection, decontamination and pest control in public buildings and public spaces in the run-up to the hot summer season and the possible appearance of cockroaches and other critters.