Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

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. »

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! »

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. »

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. »

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. »

Eight Dead Dogs

Monday, January 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Eight Dead Dogs

A man from a small village in the Alpujarra has been arrested, charged with cruelty to animals and causing the deaths of over half a dozen dogs. »

Injured Horse near Ski Station

Sunday, December 25, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Injured Horse near Ski Station

Social media, namely facebook, has been alive with concern of an injured horse wandering around the ski station area of Sierra Nevada. »

Foreigners Caught with Drugs

Sunday, December 4, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Foreigners Caught with Drugs

A Dutchman and a British man were arrested in Órgiva by the Guardia Civil for allegedly trafficking in drugs. »

Bridge Death Trial

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Bridge Death Trial

Many will remember the bungee-jumping accident last summer which led to the death of a 23-year-old British woman. The incident has now reached trial »