Petition against new luxury golf complex gains momentum


Despite everyone being housebound due to the state of emergency imposed after the COVID-19 outbreak, a petition to stop the building of a golf complex has gotten 2,500 signatures. Local action groups opposed to the project, Otra Nerja and Maro es Posible have managed to collect 1,200 in just five days. The large area of land in Maro where the …

Autumn arrives and out pop the old chestnuts

The mayor has been meeting with local business representatives to discuss various topics of interest to the municipality, such as the El Playazo promenade, sewage plant, marina and the golf course project.

Golf course and El Playazo discussed in Sevilla

The Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has been in Sevilla where he held a meeting with, amongst others, the Secretary general for Territorial Planning and Climate Change, Maria Nieves Masegosa, and the Deputy General of Urban Planning, José Miguel Chinchilla.

Mayor takes opportunity to defend the golf course project

At the plenary session of the Málaga Provincial Council, the Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, took the floor to defend and expound the virtues of the project to build residential homes and a hotel, along with a golf course, in the municipality.

Court ruling in favour of Nerja Council

The Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has reported that the Court of Contentious Administration in Málaga has given Nerja Council the right to argue that the lands in La Coladilla set aside for a golf course were in fact developable.

Golf course, houses and hotel for Casarabonela

Casarabonela Council has signed an agreement with Puimsa for the construction of a golf course and, more importantly for the municipal coffers, 500 houses and an hotel of at least four stars.

Sanlúcar de Barrameda golf course closes

Sanlúcar de Barrameda golf course has closed, another victim of the economic crisis. The promoter, Alfonso de Hohenlohe, originally anticipated the construction of luxury hotels, a marina, an equestrian centre, auditorium and houses and employment for 1,000 people, but this never came to pass.

Golf course continues to generate debate

The PP government is still battling away to revive the golf course project, rejected by the Junta de Andalucia after the introduction of the POTAX (Plan for the Axarquia) in 2006. On November 15th the government approved another motion to request the Junta de Andalucia to change the law so that the project can go ahead.

Regional delegate to discuss golf course issue

The regional delegate of the Junta de Andalucia in Málaga province, José Luis Ruiz Espejo, has promised to sit down with the Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, to discuss the golf course issue and try to find solutions to the problem.

Old chestnut time

Autumn, so an appropriate time to begin roasting those old chestnuts. Councillors and representatives of the Association of Employers (AEN) have been once again meeting to discuss such items as the golf course and marina, urging the Junta de Andalucia to change its position on these projects, accusing it of intransigence.