Awareness campaigns by Vélez-Málaga Council regarding the depositing of rubbish on the streets at correct times and the necessity for pet owners to clear up after their animals have apparently fallen upon deaf ears during recent years, so the Council has decided it is about time to take action.
An amendment to municipal ordinances in Fuengirola means that residents are now permitted to put their rubbish into the containers from 18:00 instead of the normal 20:00. This will apply from now until March 2011.
The Young Socialists group in Torrox has complained to the Council that the rubbish collection area next to the Colina del Sol school has become an unhealthy site attracting insects and rodents and poses a potential health risk.
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.
The Local Police and members of the Cleaning Department in Vélez-Málaga are launching a crackdown on those who disobey the municipal ordinances relating to the disposal of garbage and the removal of animal excrement.
Ecologists and other groups are expressing concern about the damage being done to the Rio Chillar area of Nerja, particularly above the quarry area, through unrestricted access.
In June 2005, a resident in the La Villa area of Benamocarra returned from a trip to Switzerland to find her garden full of rubbish and complained to the Council.
The Council has declared this year’s San Isidro a resounding success, both in terms of participation and the lack of any serious incidents. After the fiesta, 36 workers from the Cleaning Department removed over eight tons of rubbish and debris as they prepared the area for ‘normal business’ on the Saturday morning. The Councilor for Cleaning, José Miguel García, was …
Residents along the Semana Santa procession routes in particular, and in the centre of town in general, are requested not to put out rubbish bags until after the processions have passed by.
Rubbish is piling up in the streets of La Línea due to a strike by refuse collectors, particularly badly hit being the area occupied by the market. The refuse collectors are taking industrial action as a result of not having been paid their full wages by the local authority. The Council has promised to rectify the situation but the strike …