By Tara Rippin • 28 April 2021 • 12:38
Axarquia News In Brief
THE Prosecutor’s Office has called for the closure of a file relating to complaints over the discharge of untreated sewage into the sea in Nerja. The courts have deemed there is “no evidence of criminal responsibility” by municipal managers investigated”. The council said this is “good news which confirms local public officials are exempt from criminal reproach”.
VELEZ-MALAGA has put together a Safety and Rescue Plan for its coastline to “facilitate the prevention of risks to people, property and the environment in all activities, spaces and facilities in the area of the beaches on the coast of the municipality, which may be affected by situations of emergencies “.
AN investment of €63,400 is being made in upgrading Torrox judicial headquarters to renovate the interior, replace windows, access and improve the air conditioning system. Staff numbers will also be increased from three to seven officials ahead of the summer in anticipation of an “increase in population” between July 1 and September 30.
AN exhibition of different period costumes from the ‘Legado de Reyes’ parade is being hosted by Velez-Malaga Council to mark the 534th anniversary of the ‘taking of the municipality by the Catholic Monarchs’ and a video will be released on May to celebrate the annual ‘Cruces de Mayo’ festival which cannot go ahead this year due to Covid.
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