Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

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. »

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. »

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