Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

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. »

Fatal Stabbing in Órgiva

Sunday, September 16, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Fatal Stabbing in Órgiva

The Guardia Civil arrested a man in connection with a stabbing within the municipal dependency of Las Barreras, belonging to Órgiva. »

Lanjarón Ploughing Death

Saturday, August 11, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Lanjarón Ploughing Death

A man died in Lanjarón last Saturday whilst out ploughing his olive grove near his cortijo. The exact cause is not known although heat stroke is suspected. »

Reluctant Town Hall Fined

Thursday, July 26, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Reluctant Town Hall Fined

The Town Hall for Polopos-La Mamola has been fined 71,000 euros for failing to act against a noisy establishment over a long period of time. »

Acompalia’s Charity Summer Concert

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
By Acompalia
Acompalia’s Charity Summer Concert

An evening of music and a chance to enjoy a stroll in the garden with a glass of something delightful in your hand. »

Live Music for a Good Cause

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Acompalia
Live Music for a Good Cause

Acompalia Música is organising with Ayuntamiento Lanjaron a very fun and rock'n'roll concert this very Sunday, June 3rd, in Parque El Salado in Lanjarón at 19.00h »

Woman’s Body Found in Orgiva

Friday, March 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman’s Body Found in Orgiva

A 63-year-old woman was found dead yesterday afternoon in an open water deposit in the municipality of Órgiva in the Alpujarra Granadina. »

Durcal, Órgiva Salobreña Bust

Thursday, March 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Durcal, Órgiva Salobreña Bust

Fifteen people were arrested after being netted in the police anti-drugs-&-money-laundering operation, Cartusian, one of whom was from Salobreña. »

Los Cigaronnes Evacuated

Monday, March 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Los Cigaronnes Evacuated

(COH06) We covered the flooding down on the Costa Tropical quite a lot, but what about inland? Órgiva has had its problems; and plenty! »

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