Phase one of promenade project finally finished

The first phase of the renovation of the promenade in Torre del Mar, originally scheduled to be completed in June 2012, is now finished and the Council has signed the certificate of acceptance.

XXIII Ciclo Musical de Primavera

The Conservatorio Elemental de Música ‘José Hidalgo’ in Torre del Mar plays host to a number of musical concerts. On Monday April 22nd it is a trio comprising the guitars of Takeshi Tezuka and Tamaki Shibuya and the piano of Yoko Takaki.

Two illegal bingo halls closed down

Police have closed down two illegal bingo parlours, one in Torre del Mar and one in Vélez-Málaga, in which a total of 65 people were playing at the time of the raids.

Police close illegal bingo hall

Police have closed down an illegal bingo operation in Torre del Mar being carried out in a bar in the town. The bar had been sanction last November for carrying out similar gambling activities and so this time police seized all the equipment being used, such as TV’s, DVD’s, bingo cards, pens, prize tokens and €350 in cash.

Repainting road markings

Vélez-Málaga Council has started a project to repaint road markings in the municipality and renew and replace street furniture, rubbish bins and other items. The project has an investment of €184,910.42 and is being funded, naturally, through the Programme for the Promotion of Agricultural Employment (PROFEA).

Artisan Market and Gastronomy Fair

On March 3rd, the Paseo de Larios in Torre del Mar is home to the second Málaga Goat Cheese and Wine Market organised by the collective Axarquía Me Gusta. Also, running in parallel, running from now until March 3rd, is the II Gastronomic Festival of the Suckling Goat in collaboration with the Málaga Association of Goat Breeders.

Elderly woman injured in fire in Torre del Mar

An 81 year old woman had to be rushed to hospital after suffering from smoke inhalation during a fire in an apartment block at the top of avenida de la Torre in Torre del Mar.

Delays to Torre del Mar swimming pool

The new indoor swimming pool in the Cerro del Águila of Torre del Mar will not now be completed in March as had earlier been announced by the mayor, Francisco Delgado. The latest estimate is completion during the second quarter, but officials would not give any indication as to when it will actually open for use.

Food for the needy

The Association `The Phoenix Social Club ‘of Torre del Mar has delivered 100 kilos of food, as well as €500 in cash, to the Red Cross in Vélez-Málaga which will serve to help families in need in the Axarquia. The Association has been conducting a food collection campaign during the past few weeks.