Poniente

News from the west of Granada (Poniente): Loja & Alhama de Granada area

Loja Hike & Coming Walks

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By Martin Myall
Loja Hike & Coming Walks

The Almuñécar hiking group spend last Sunday visiting the Lojas area, or better said, stomping around the area. »

Fiddler on the Roof

Sunday, September 18, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Fiddler on the Roof

A man, who had a court order that forbade him from approaching within 150 metres of his wife, was found on the roof of his wife's home in Alhama de Granada. »

Polish Paraglider Dies

Thursday, July 28, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Polish Paraglider Dies

A 52-year-old paraglider pilot from Poland died on the 23rd near Loja after plummeting some 100 metres. The accident occurred shortly after take off. »

Boomerang Car Sale

Friday, June 10, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur

A young couple have been arrested for allegedly steal the very car that they had just sold to an unsuspecting victim. »

La Resinera Gets Funding

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
By Martin Myall

Have you ever been up to La Resinera just off Arenas del Rey, near the Pantano de Bermejales? Beautiful and Interesting spot. »

Pensioners Replanting Hillsides

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
By Martin Myall

You often hear of school kids taking part in sapling replanting but in Montefrio, this time is was pensioners from five different municipalities putting plant life back. »

Bermejales Disappearance Solved

Saturday, November 28, 2015
By Hugh MacArthur
Bermejales Disappearance Solved

The body of a 72-year-old man from Bermejales who disappeared on the 22nd of May this year without a trace has been found. »

British Fugitive Arrested

Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Hugh MacArthur
British Fugitive Arrested

British fugitive, Michael Roden, 26, was arrested yesterday in the west of the province of Granada in the town of Alomartes, thanks to a NCA campaign.British fugitive, Michael Roden was arrested yesterday in the west of the province of Granada in the town of Alomartes »

Semi-Lynching of Wife Beater

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
By Editor
Semi-Lynching of Wife Beater

The Guardia Civil in Illora in the west of the province continue to investigate the case of a group of people that attempted to lynch a man who allegedly stabbed his wife. »

Salar Horse Fair

Saturday, October 17, 2015
By Vivienne Hughes
Salar Horse Fair

Over 100 horses, mules and donkeys - even ponies, were on show at the Real Feria del Ganado in Salar in the Poniente de Granada. »