The Platform for the Defence of the Torre del Mar Sugar Museum is developing a campaign to collect signatures to demand that the PP government choose an alternative site for the Centre for Innovation and Business Management, putting forward the old bingo hall and the old Virgen de la Victoria residential home as viable alternatives.
Vélez-Málaga Council has included an amount of €250,000 in the budget for 2013 for the pedestrianisation of calle Del Mar in Torre del Mar between Avenida de Andalucía and the promenade, a stretch of road last renovated in 2007 at a cost of €1.5 million.
The Independent Group Pro Municipality of Torre del Mar (GIPMTM) appears to be falling apart at the seams. Two months ago, leader Manuel Rincón Granados esigned as a Councillor after three decades in local politics. Some thought this move would end, or at least ease tension and disagreement within the group, but far from it. Now, Antonio López Rosique has …
This week sees the completion of the works in calle Sagasta in the centre of Torre del Mar, a project costing €103,000 and involving the total redevelopment of the street and replacement of all underground infrastructure.
A 20 year old resident of Torre del Mar, initials B.R.M., caused havoc in the early hours of the morning as he demolished a set of traffic lights, nine metal posts and ten bollards before finally coming to a halt by crashing into shop windows. The driver was drunk and had no licence.
The Councillor for General Services in Vélez-Málaga, Francisco Natera, has ordered the closure of a disco in the Plazamar residential area of Torre del Mar due to noise problems and the establishment could end up losing its licence and being fined between €12,000 and €300,000.
At least three companies have so far expressed an interest in running the paid parking scheme, the so-called Blue Zone system, in Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar. The current idea is to have the system up and running in 2013.
A pedestrian was killed on Tuesday night after being hit by a car at km 269 of the N-340 near Torre del Mar. The circumstances of the incident are not yet known.
The recent rains have taken their toll on the covered sports pavilion in Torre del Mar, only completed in 2008, with problems relating to the perimeter drainage causing an accumulation of rainwater which has resulted in the partial lifting of the floor.
In the coming weeks, work is expected to start on renovations to calle Infantes in Torre del Mar, calle Cristo del Cerro in Vélez-Málaga and calle Camelia in Almayate, the cost of the works being €485,000 and financed, quite logically, under the Program for the Development of Agricultural Employment (Profea).