Poniente

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

Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Well that was a wet weekend, from the north of the province to the south. Take Campotéjar on the Jaén border where the river burst its banks, for example. »

The Riofrio Deluge

Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
The Riofrio Deluge

Whilst Motril saw copious rainfall yesterday making Rambla de los Álamos rage, up in Riofrío a biblical deluge carved its way through the town. »

Irishwoman Reported Missing

Thursday, August 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Irishwoman Reported Missing

An Irishwoman, resident of Agrón for the last 13 years, went missing three days ago, on the morning of Monday the 20th. »

Air Accident in Loja

Sunday, May 27, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Air Accident in Loja

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating an air accident at the Loja airfield on the 26th of May where a light aircraft crashed. »

Controversial Floodgate Operation

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Martin Myall
Controversial Floodgate Operation

The river that runs through Granada, Río Genil, burst its banks, cutting access the nearby town of Valderrubio and swamping farmland. »

The Duke & Venerable Olive Trees

Sunday, March 11, 2018
By Louise Powell
The Duke & Venerable Olive Trees

(COH08) The Duke of Wellington's estate in Íllora (Granada) reached an agreement with the owners of centenary olive trees, which were to be cut down. »

Parapanda Folk Festival

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By Louise Powell
Parapanda Folk Festival

Tired of Flamenco and Jazz? Yes? Go wash your mouth out with soap! But hey, why not pop up to Illora in the east of Granada to see a Folk Music Festival? »

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. »

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