Sierra de Yeguas Council has put out to tender the project for the construction of a mortuary in the municipality, the successful bidder having the option to operate the service for a maximum period of 75 years.
The controversy surrounding the proposed construction of a new mortuary in Torre del Mar is a step closer to being resolved following a tentative agreement between Vélez-Málaga Council and the promoter of the facility.
Four thieves, believed to be responsible for at least eight robberies, were arrested as they attempted to break into a mortuary in calle Papabellotas in Antequera.
The residents of Torrox Park, mainly foreign retirees and families with young children, have voiced their objections to the construction of a mortuary in a residential area.
Despite vehement opposition by local residents, Vélez-Málaga has approved the planning permission for the construction of a mortuary in the residential area of Cuesta del Visillo in Torre del Mar.
The proposed construction of a mortuary in the Cuesta del Visillo area of Torre del Mar has met continued opposition from local residents who believe that such a facility in a residential area will affect property values.
Work on the construction of the mortuary in Competa is expected to be completed by the summer.
Torrox Council is planning to set in motion a project for the construction of a mortuary in the municipality, something many residents have been demanding for many years.
Work has been under way for about a month now on the first mortuary in Canillas de Aceituno and construction of the facility is expected to be completed in 2011.
Residents in the Cerro del Águila IV residential area of Torre del Mar are opposing the proposed construction of the new Cuesta del Visillo mortuary and have launched a campaign to collect signatures to express their emphatic rejection of the project.