Granada Inland

News from inland Granada: Alpujarra, Lecrin Valley,Alti-plano & Poniente

Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

A 4-year-old British child died in Órgiva after falling into an open water deposit (alberca) in an area of the municipality known as Los Cigarrones yesterday, the 19th. »

Express Kidnap Foiled

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Martin Myall
Express Kidnap Foiled

A judge in the town of Santa Fe has sent three individuals from Fuente Vaqueros to prison, pending trial, for an alleged case of ‘kidnap express.’ »

American Stabbed in Granada

Monday, May 1, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
American Stabbed in Granada

An American man was mugged and stabbed in central Granada after he refused to hand over his mobile phone to a thief. The attack took place on Calle Baños de Don Simeón (Realejo). »

Explosion in Dúrcal

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By Martin Myall
Explosion in Dúrcal

Several people have been injured by an explosion in a butcher’s shop in Durcal (Valle de Lecrín) yesterday, Monday the 3rd. »

Earth Tremor Inland

Monday, April 3, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Earth Tremor Inland

There was a bit of a shake and tremble yesterday, Sunday the 2nd, up near the provincial capital, in Atarfe. »

Granada Doctor Arrested for Theft

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Granada Doctor Arrested for Theft

A doctor in Granada has been arrested for allegedly stealing a portable, echograph machine from a hospital in Almería in April 2014. »

The Alpujarra Aids Syria

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
The Alpujarra Aids Syria

The Alpujarra charity, Lanjarón-Mira al Mundo, has managed to collect, 12,000 kilos of aid for the people of Syria, says Organization chairwoman, Lidia Rivas. »

More Than Bargained For

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
More Than Bargained For

The Guardia Civil in Granada arrested three young men and an underage girl for beating up a man who had paid to sleep with the girl. »

Snowboard World Cup

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Snowboard World Cup

The World Snowboarding and Freestyle-Ski Championships will be held between the 7th and the 19th of March at the Sierra Nevada ski station. »

Excursionist Group Rescued

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Excursionist Group Rescued

A total of eleven adults and four minors had to be rescued in the Alpujarra after they became lost in the snow. »