News in Brief from in and around the Axarquia region.

HERE is a round-up of your News in Brief from in and around the Axarquia region.

Family life
KARELU, by the Os Náufragos Teatro company, will appear at the Calderón Theatre in Motril next Saturday, October 3, at 9pm. It is an interpretation that speaks of education in the family environment, violence and the crisis of values ​​in today’s society. The price of tickets are €10 and €12 and can be purchased at the box office from Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 1pm and through the page

Nature calls
MOTRIL Town Hall announces that, from now and until October 31, the opening hours to the public of the Reserva Natural Concertada La Charca de Suárez in the afternoon will be from 5pm to 7pm. La Charca de Suárez is also open mornings from 9am to 1pm on weekends.

Facebook fun
COMEDY duo ‘Censurado Facebook, returns Friday, October 2, to Almuñecar Casa de Cultura with their show ‘Esperamos que no sea el último 2.0’ after the success throughout the summer in El Majuelo park. They will host two shows, the first at 8pm and the second at 9.30pm with tickets priced at €5.

Plans changed
THE Councillor for Ferias and Festivities of Torrox, Salvador Escudero, announced that the Feria will be postponed until next May due to Covid-19. The Town Hall has chosen to postpone the programme of activities initially planned from October 1 until May 2021 to coincide with the Cruces de Mayo celebrations.

Crafty crooks
NATIONAL Police have arrested two people in Malaga City for stealing sports equipment and perfumery items worth €529. The suspects, a woman and a man aged 31 and 36, both Spanish, acted in a coordinated manner, whilst one distracted employees the other would hide items inside a baby’s pram.

Safe kids
MAYOR of Motril, Luisa García Chamorro, concluded a round of meetings with those responsible for the Early Childhood Education centres with a visit to the ‘Los Almendros’ Nursery School. During her visit, she congratulated those in charge and stated that “the place where children are safest is in schools.”

Local talent
THE Sala El Posito de Velez-Malaga is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘Mujer’, by local artist Rafael Heredia, which will consist of 36 sculptures made of coloured stoneware and 11 paintings. The exhibition can be visited from Monday to Saturday, from 9am to 9pm with free admission until October 30.

Face lift
VELEZ-Malaga Town Hall continues to carry out conservation work on elements throughout the town, such as the emblematic San Francisco fountain, in the historical part of the city. The work on the 16th-century fountain has already begun and the restoration costs look to be around €15,900.

Fake lawyer
POLICE arrested a 76-year-old Spanish man in Granada, allegedly responsible for the fraudulent citizenship of 140 foreigners, for which he arranged false marriages and civil partnerships in order to obtain residence permits. Another four people have been arrested, two men and two women who have participated in marriages as witnesses.

Golden oldies
UNDER the name of ‘Andalusian Pensioners Association’ a new association has emerged in Almuñécar. It is currently made up of a total of 74 members, all of them pensioners, and its objective is to “demand adequate resources from the public authorities so that the elderly can see their needs met.”

Sea rescue
THIRTY Maghreb immigrants located on Monday, September 28, by Maritime Rescue and rescued near the island of Alborán have arrived on Tuesday night, October 29, at the port of Motril aboard the Guardamar Concepción Arenal.

The immigrants, among whom there could be at least two minors, were treated by the Red Cross as soon as they arrived at the Granada dock and are in good health.

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