The mayor of Vélez-Málaga, FranciscoDelgado Bonilla, continues to talk of resurrecting the Great White Elephant, the ill-fated Tranvia tram system which cost €30 million and plunged the municipality into debt.
A fire on the El Higueral industrial estate in Vélez-Málaga destroyed dry grass, reeds and tyres from an adjacent scrapyard.
It is more than two years since the ill-fated Tranvia tram system ground to a halt in Vélez-Málaga, but the mayor, Francisco Delgado Bonilla, still apparently wants to see it running again.
After two decades of delays and controversy, the paid ‘blue zone’ parking system for Vélez-Málaga and Torre del Mar is now scheduled to come into operation by the end of this year.
Is there a whiff of elections in the air? Vélez-Málaga Council has agreed loans of 4 million euros to finance a number of major projects, including a new access road to the hospital.
Vélez-Málaga Council has signed a €500,000 contract with Construcciones Otero S.L. to carry out improvement work to the N-340 between Lagos and Mezquitilla.
Three people had to be treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in an apartment block in calle Albardoneros, Vélez-Málaga.
A fire originating in a camper van in the car park next to the wholesale market in Vélez-Málaga resulted in the destruction of the vehicle and two cars parked nearby.
A 56-year-old man has been arrested in Vélez-Málaga for allegedly threatening to kill a couple and their disabled son.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit on the head during an attempted robbery at his home in Vélez-Málaga.