Lecrin Valley

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

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. »

Granddad’s Meds Cause Chaos

Saturday, May 14, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Granddad’s Meds Cause Chaos

A 6-year-old turned up at school with some of his granddad's medication in his backpack - by the evening, four children were in hospital having their stomachs pumped out. »

More Arson

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Vanessa Bosch

The Valle de Lecrín town of Dúrcal has been witnessing a spate of car burning in the town and area, which has the locals more than worried. »

Padul Gets its Mammoth

Monday, November 30, 2015
By Hugh MacArthur
Padul Gets its Mammoth

Padul has just received a full-size replica of a wooly mammoth; four metres high and weighing eight metric tonnes... »

Kidnapping in Dúrcal

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
By Vivienne Hughes
Kidnapping in Dúrcal

The Guardia Civil managed to free two young men who had been snatched in a park in Dúrcal, Monday the 15th at midday by a drugs gang and bundled into waiting cars. »