Recent news in brief from around Axarquia and Costa Tropical

Controlled fires are now allowed in Frigiliana Credit: Frigiliana Council

Recent news in brief from around Axarquia and Costa Tropical compiled for readers by Euro Weekly News.
Fire starter
THE Frigiliana Council is ready to accept applications from owners of rustic land to start controlled fires again, subject to certain conditions, such as the fires must be attended with a hose pipe between 8am and 4pm and within 20 days of a rainfall.
Avocado fruit
ALTHOUGH an introduced fruit, growing Avocados is a major source of income for farmers in Axarquia and there are fears that unless there are some heavy rains in the near future, this year’s crop could be small especially as many flowers are not fruiting
Cactus garden
THE current Teresa cactus garden, located at the southern end of the Parque de los Pueblos de America in Motril, was inaugurated last spring with an initial space of 1,000 square metres but is now being expanded to cover 10,000 square metres of cacti and succulents.
The Nutcracker
ONE of Tchaikovsky’s most popular ballets, The Nutcracker will be performed by the Russian National Ballet – which tours Spain on a regular basis – at the Almuñécar Cultural Centre starting at 8pm on Saturday November 6 with tickets available online or from the box office.
Act of arson
FIRE fighters in Torre del Mar were not amused when Halloween revellers in the town decided that it would be fun to set fire to waste bins on the streets and they had to deal with three separate blazes all started at around the same time.
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