Granada Inland

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

Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Whilst you were moaning down on the coast about the heatwave, last night it snow a little of Sierra Nevada - daytime temperatures in the city around 40ºC. »

Cheese Against Cancer

Monday, June 19, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Cheese Against Cancer

Master Cheesemaker, Isabel Orantes, together with a Junta bigwig and the Vice Chairman of the Mancomunidad for the Alpujarra, presented a scheme to help in the fight against cancer. »

Albuñuelas Forest Fire

Friday, June 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Albuñuelas Forest Fire

According to Infoca (Andalusian Forest Fighting Service) a fire was declared in Albuñuelas in the Valle de Lecrín this afternoon. »

Acompalia in Castell Event

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By Acompalia
Acompalia in Castell Event

Accompalia invites you all to join them on June 9th from 19.00h till 23.00h at the Castell de Ferro Town Hall for an evening of entertainement! »

Dúrcal-Motril Cable Way

Thursday, June 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
Dúrcal-Motril Cable Way

On the 17th of May, 1927 the cable-way system linking Dúrcal to Motril was inaugurated - yes, 90 years ago there was an aerial system suspended from huge pylons bringing mineral trucks all the way down to Motril port. »

Police Patrol Ambushed

Monday, May 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Police Patrol Ambushed

Pinos Puente can be a spot ‘apache territory’ sometimes, especially for the Policia Local, who don’t get the same sort of respect as the Guardia Civil. »

A Star Wars Fan?

Monday, May 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
A Star Wars Fan?

Well, if you are, you’ll be interested in the exhibition containing 1,500 items on display in Granada from the 2nd to the 11th of June! »

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). »