Alti Plano

News from the north-east of Granada (Alti-plano): Baza & Guadix

Brit’s Dogs Killed

Friday, January 27, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes

A British woman in Caniles had five of her dogs killed and a horse injured; it is thought that the culprits could be disgruntled hunters. »

Reckless Driver Hits Police Cars

Friday, January 13, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Reckless Driver Hits Police Cars

A man ploughed into a Guardia Civil road block that had been set up to stop him from continuing down the wrong way of the A-92 autovia near Guadix. »

Chainsaw Accident

Sunday, November 6, 2016
By Martin Myall
Chainsaw Accident

A 24-year-old man was injured when the tree that he was toppling with a chainsaw fell onto him. »

Ill-placed Blind Faith

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur

A Public Prosecutor is recommending suspended jail sentences and fines for three women of different nationalities for allegedly swindling a British couple. »

Do Buzzards Kill?

Sunday, October 9, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Do Buzzards Kill?

That's the question and most would answer, no, but sheep farmers in the province claim that a flock of killer buzzards are wiping out their flocks. »

200 Goats Starved to Death

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
200 Goats Starved to Death

The Guardia Civil arrested a local from Zújar in the north east of the province, charged with letting 200 goats and two dogs die of thirst and hunger. »

Baza August Horse Show

Thursday, August 11, 2016
By Louise Powell
Baza August Horse Show

Every year at the end of August the city of Baza organises a pure-bred horse show where the Andalusian Cup for Dressage is awarded. »

Baza Traditional Dance Fest

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By Louise Powell
Baza Traditional  Dance Fest

Baza, over the last 31 years, has played host to dancers and musicians as far afield as Indonesia, Uruguay and Russia, thanks to its Festival Internacional de Folklore. »

Belgian Tourists Rescued

Saturday, April 2, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Belgian Tourists Rescued

Two Belgian men, aged 29 and 48, had to be rescued after they became lost in the Sierra de Baza, after their car had broken down. »

Body in a Fountain

Friday, December 25, 2015
By Hugh MacArthur
Body in a Fountain

The body of a man has been found in a public fountain in the evening of Christmas Eve in the town of Gor in the north of the province. »