Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

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. »

Smile, You’re on Camera!

Friday, October 26, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Smile, You’re on Camera!

Thanks to the CCTV cameras on a nearby company warehouse, the police in Lanjarón were able to identify a thief who had burgled an apero (a farm store shed). »

No Mail Today

Monday, October 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
No Mail Today

On the 1st of October Correos announced that they would no longer be delivering to the Orgiva dependency of Las Barreras - *Gasp!* »

Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

Sunday, October 21, 2018
By Martin Myall
Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

A young British man has been arrested in Cañar after a plantation of 2,436 cannabis plants were discovered on land managed by him. »

Massive Drain Clearing Operation

Monday, October 15, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Massive Drain Clearing Operation

The water utility company, Aguas y Servicios, which provides service for the Costa Tropical and the Alpujarra, has been out clearing drains. »

Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Sunday, October 14, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

Our regional Prime Minister, Susana Diaz, has been visiting Pampaneira during this XXXII Feria de Artesanía, Turismo y Agricultura Ecológica this weekend. »

Rambla Clearing Begins

Monday, October 1, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Rambla Clearing Begins

Work has finally begun on clearing out the ramblas and barrancos on the Costa Tropica, starting with Almuñécar. »

Weeding Out The Councillor

Sunday, September 23, 2018
By Martin Myall
Weeding Out The Councillor

A socialist councillor at the Pampaneira (Alpujarra) Town Hall has had to resign after the Guardia Civil discovered an outdoor, marihuana plantation on his property. »

New Guardia Post for Órgiva

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
New Guardia Post for Órgiva

The Guardia Civil presence in Órgiva will stay, after all; something that will make more than a few people sleep more soundly now that any doubt has been laid to rest. »

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