Lecrin Valley

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

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. »

Bungee Death Judicial Update

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Bungee Death Judicial Update

(DEL) Readers will remember the bungee-jumping accident on a bridge between Béznar and Lanjarón, resulting in the death of a young British woman - the trial is reaching its conclusion. »

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. »

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