UK AND SPANISH AUTHORITIES JOIN FORCES TO SHARE INFORMATION ON UK BENEFIT FRAUDSTERS IN SPAIN

The British and Spanish authorities have joined forces in the fight to bring benefit fraudsters to justice through new information sharing arrangements.  The UK government is committed to clamp down on fraudsters who cheat the system to obtain taxpayers’ money that should be going to people needier than themselves. Sharing information, such as deaths of [...]

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Lord Coe in Madrid, “London 2012 was a once in a generation opportunity to showcase everything that makes Britain great ”

Hosting the Olympic Games boosts British business skills, youth sport and local communities, says London 2012 legacy ambassador Lord Coe. The London 2012 Olympic Games is providing a huge economic, sporting and social legacy for Great Britain, the Olympic legacy ambassador Lord Coe said during a visit to Madrid. Lord Coe addressed over 200 guests [...]

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“The Children’s Fair is back!

From the 28th of February to the 3rd of March (half term/semana blanca), once again we are celebrating an event dedicated solely to children of all ages. This will take place in the San Pedro de Alcántara Flea Market Area (covered marquee) and will include a zip-line, climbing wall, rodeo bull, bouncy castles, passage of [...]

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Isco has renewed with Málaga Club Fútbol

Francisco Alarcón ‘Isco’ has agreed his contract with Málaga Club Fútbol, keeping the young player until 2016. The player will increase his salary in the new deal, while his buy-out clause will be 35 million euros. Isco: “I’m very happy to stay in Málaga Club Fútbol and I don’t think beyond. I’m confident in this [...]

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“I SPEAK ENGLISH” VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Programme set up called “I Speak English” by the Mijas Foreigners Department at local schools and high schools is helping Mijas children with their English language. Foreign residents volunteer to go and speak to the school children on weekly bases. “The programme has been running for a few years and is very successful” stated [...]

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Doctors To Strike

Doctors in Andalucia will be holding various strikes at healthcare centres in the area. The 24 strikes will be called randomly at a different health care centres everyday in order not to disrupt hospitalised patients, so if you have an upcoming appointment we suggest you check with your clinic before you leave.

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MISSING PERSON APPEAL – PLEASE HELP

Richard Sturman, Volunteer for Cudeca, has not been seen since he left the Hospice Centre at 13.00 hrs on Tuesday 15 January. His normal route is to board the Torremolinos bus at the Lidl Arroyo stop alighting at the old McDonald’s stop in Torremolinos. From there he walks to his apartment in Ed La Nogalera, [...]

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Congress delegation heading for a monitoring mission to assess grassroots democracy in Spain

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will carry out the second part of its monitoring visit to Spain on 14 January 2013. Congress Rapporteurs Marc COOLS (ILDG, Belgium) and Leen VERBEEK (SOC, The Netherlands) will examine the follow-up to the commitments undertaken by Spain in the field of local [...]

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Nerja News

REMINDER: RENEWING YOUR INSCRIPTION ON THE PADRON, TOWN HALL POPULATION LIST. VERY IMPORTANT FOR THE TOWN. The Padron is the list of persons registered on the town population. This is very important, as according to the number of people figuring, the Central Government will give money to the Town Hall for services such as doctors, [...]

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Fashion Show

Volunteers from the Nerja Cudeca Shop are holding a FUN FASHION SHOW, taking place on Friday 15th February at the Hotel Villa Flamenca in Nerja from 14.30h onwards. Tickets are available from January in the Nerja Cudeca Shop for 10€ which will include the fashion show, a glass of cava, nibbles, tea and coffee. There [...]

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