Lecrin Valley

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

Farmer Trapped under Tractor

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Farmer Trapped under Tractor

A farmer in Nigüelas (Valle de Lecrín) was seriously injured when his tractor turned over, trapping him underneath. »

Opposition To Pylon Invasion

Thursday, November 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
Opposition To Pylon Invasion

The question is whether the local opposition to the overhead, HT-line project that criss-cross Valle de Lecrín is justified or not. »

Dúrcal Murder Reverberations

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Dúrcal Murder Reverberations

The murder of a young woman in Dúrcal has brought the issue of gender violence to the forefront. All over the province and even further afield, there have been numerous protests and condemnation issued by town halls. »

Antique Firearms Confiscated

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Antique Firearms Confiscated

A 65-year-old Dúrcal local was arrested after it was discovered that he had several unlicenced firearms in his house. »

Bogus Priest Arrested

Monday, June 25, 2018
By Martin Myall

The Municipal Police in Dúrcal arrested a bogus priest for fraud - but it's a long story. »

Padul Flooding

Monday, May 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Flooding

A cloud burst over Padul yesterday produced 40 litres per sq/m and in just under one hour, resulting in extensive flooding. »

Padul Mayor Burgled

Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Mayor Burgled

Padul has been suffering a wave of break-ins & robberies, and not just nocturnal ones because one even occurred at eleven in the morning. »

A Handbrake Turn of Events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
A Handbrake Turn of Events

A resident of Padul (Valle de Lecrín) had to be hospitalised after being knocked down by her own car. »

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. »

Bungee Jumping Death Trial

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Martin Myall
Bungee Jumping Death Trial

(COE03) According to court findings, the death of the young Englishwoman, Kleyo, in July, 2015, could have been avoided had there been a second monitor at hand. »

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