Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

Sunday, March 17, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

A hill fire broke out yesterday within the municipality of Torrox in the area known as Tajo de la Zorra. »

Handicapped Brother Starved

Sunday, March 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Handicapped Brother Starved

A man was arrested in Motril over the death of his handicapped brother, whose body had been found buried on their property in Órgiva. »

Crushed by Own Car

Sunday, March 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Crushed by Own Car

A man in Válor was crushed by his own car when it rolled backwards and pinned him against a wall - he had forgotten to apply the handbrake. »

User 1 – Phone Company 0

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
User 1 – Phone Company 0

Now this is going to warm you hearts! A telephone company has been fined for cutting somebody's phone off. »

Grenade Discovered on Lújar

Thursday, February 7, 2019
By Martin Myall
Grenade Discovered on Lújar

The Spanish Civil War finished 80 years ago yet from time to time unexploded ordenance turns up, as was the case in Lújar last Sunday. »

Alpujarra Forest Fire

Monday, January 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Alpujarra Forest Fire

There was a mountain fire in the Panderón de Mecina area of the Alpujarras which consumed around 18,000 sq/m of woodland. »

Alpujarra Road Resurfaced

Monday, December 24, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Alpujarra Road Resurfaced

The A-346, also known as the Carretera de la Umbría; the Alpujarra road from starting at El Pantano de Rules, received a lick of tarmac, explained the Provincial Delegate, José Antonio Martín. »

Mechanic Crushed by Engine

Saturday, December 8, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Mechanic Crushed by Engine

A mechanic died after the engine of a lorry that he was working on fell onto him, crushing him. The accident occurred yesterday in Órgiva where the 55-year-old victim has his garage. »

The ANA Hot Winter Show

Monday, November 12, 2018
By Louise Powell
The ANA Hot Winter Show

The Artists’ Network Alpujarra's latest exhibition will feature 35 artists and will be held in Órgiva from the 17th of this month. Amongst the participating artists there are some old favourites, as well as some new faces. »

Arrested for Mushroom Picking

Monday, October 29, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Arrested for Mushroom Picking

The Guardia Civil in Bérchules (Alpujarra) have confiscated 198 fruit boxes of illegally picked níscalos, with a combined weight of 990 kilos. »

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