Funds for School Workshop ‘Nerja Sierra Mar’ now received

The Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has announced that the Junta de Andalucia has finally transferred the fifty per cent funding for the School Workshop ‘Nerja Sierra Mar’. This workshop and the Employment Workshop ‘Acueducto del Águila’ were requested in January 2011 and approved by the Junta de Andalucia in December 2011, according to the Mayor.

Council wants OLA funding

The Council is to ask the Junta de Andalucia to include the work needed to resolve the flooding problem at the San Miguel school in the OLA, the Employment Opportunity Plan.

Junta de Andalucia cuts funding to Nerja

The Junta de Andalucia has cut funding to Nerja for 2013 from regional taxes by 13%, with the PP claiming that this goes against a regional law passed in 2010 stating that participation in regional taxes should be progressive in order to facilitate decentralisation. Presumably this meant progressive in an upward direction.

Work on next phase of medical facility in Alpandeire set to begin

The Ministry of Health of the Junta de Andalucia, Malaga Provincial Council and Alpandeire Council have allocated around €312,600 to finance the implementation of the next phase of the medical facility in the town. with the provincial authority contributing €138,569.64 of the cost. Work is expected to start shortly.

Botanical gardens update

The Councillor for Environment, José Miguel Jimena, has said that the Council is awaiting the project details relating to the proposed botanical gardens to be located on municipal land between the Nerja Caves and the village of Maro.

Beware of low flying toys

The playthings have once again been flying out of the perambulator as the Battle for The Nerja Caves continues unabated and with no sign of a ceasefire.

No budget for botanical gardens project according to the Nerja PP

The Nerja Councillor for Environment, José Miguel Jimena, has refuted the claims by the Nerja Caves Foundation manager and PSOE leader Ángel Ramírez that the Junta de Andalucia has given the green light to the botanical gardens project and has budgeted an amount of €2,644,000 for 2011 for the project.

Provincial funding for the Nerja Museum

The Málaga Provincial Council has allocated €500,000 from the 2011 budget for the Nerja History Museum, the first supramunicipal body to actually make a contribution, and both major parties have been quick to claim responsibility for this event.