Lecrin Valley

News from Granana (Lecrin Valley): melegis,mondujar,restabal,padul,durcal

Musketeers in the Valley

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By Martin Myall
Musketeers in the Valley

(MAD) The Lecrin Town Hall, which is responsable for several villages, is hopeen to see hundred of people turning up for the Beznar Fiestas this coming weekend. »

Earth Tremor Felt in Nigüelas

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Earth Tremor Felt in Nigüelas

The good folk of Nigüelas were a bit ruffled last night after an earth tremor that registered 3.9 on the Richter Scale. »

Albuñuelas Forest Fire

Friday, June 16, 2017
By Martin Myall
Albuñuelas Forest Fire

According to Infoca (Andalusian Forest Fighting Service) a fire was declared in Albuñuelas in the Valle de Lecrín this afternoon. »

Dúrcal-Motril Cable Way

Thursday, June 1, 2017
By Martin Myall
Dúrcal-Motril Cable Way

On the 17th of May, 1927 the cable-way system linking Dúrcal to Motril was inaugurated - yes, 90 years ago there was an aerial system suspended from huge pylons bringing mineral trucks all the way down to Motril port. »

Explosion in Dúrcal

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By Martin Myall
Explosion in Dúrcal

Several people have been injured by an explosion in a butcher’s shop in Durcal (Valle de Lecrín) yesterday, Monday the 3rd. »

Padul Annual Food Fair

Monday, December 5, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Annual Food Fair

Fancy a trip inland - not too far - then pop up to Padul between the 8th and 11th of this month for their food fair entitled, Lo Mejor del Sur. »

Bridge Death Trial

Monday, November 28, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Bridge Death Trial

Many will remember the bungee-jumping accident last summer which led to the death of a 23-year-old British woman. The incident has now reached trial »

Tablate Bridge Decision

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By Martin Myall
Tablate Bridge Decision

It looks like bungee jumping from the Tablate bridge on the A-348 between the A-44 Autovia and Lanjarón will be effectively forbidden as a result of the fatal accident there. »

Padul Trembles

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Trembles

An earth tremor shook the inhabitants of Padul and those of the surrounding area, as a parting gift from a bone-dry September. »

Gualchos’ Transport Solution

Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Gualchos’ Transport Solution

The Junta has announced a public transport plan, using rural taxis, for those villages that are not serviced by regular bus routes, amongst them, Gualchos. »