Vega

The 41 towns surrounding the City of Granada, including

Police Patrol Ambushed

Monday, May 29, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Police Patrol Ambushed

Pinos Puente can be a spot ‘apache territory’ sometimes, especially for the Policia Local, who don’t get the same sort of respect as the Guardia Civil. »

Earth Tremor Inland

Monday, April 3, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Earth Tremor Inland

There was a bit of a shake and tremble yesterday, Sunday the 2nd, up near the provincial capital, in Atarfe. »

Shots in Disco

Friday, November 4, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Shots in Disco

A 45-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening a pub owner with a firearm in the town of Artafe, near the provincial capital. »

Belicena Wicked Weed

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By Martin Myall
Belicena Wicked Weed

The concept, "when doing something illegal, keep a low profile," is one that eludes some people, especially those that grow illegal crops in cellars. »

Bogus Gasmen Arrested

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Bogus Gasmen Arrested

The police have brought two men from Cájar before a magistrate for allegedly having swindled an elderly lady of several hundred euros. »

Death from Heat Exhaustion

Saturday, July 9, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes

A local from Las Gabias has been charged for cruelty to animals after having left his dog on a balcony where it died from heat exhaustion. »

Contraband Tobacco Seized

Sunday, July 3, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Contraband Tobacco Seized

The Guardia Civil in Granada, together with Spanish Inland Revenue, confiscated over 95 tonnes of contraband tobacco in one swoop, arresting two people. »

Czech Arrested Over Fire

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
By Hugh MacArthur
Czech Arrested Over Fire

A 39-year-old Czech citizen has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Pinos Puentes, accused of causing a forest fire yesterday. »

Generous Mayor

Sunday, March 13, 2016
By Martin Myall
Generous Mayor

On the 2nd of June, 2011, just before leaving office, the ex-Mayor of Cogollos Vega gave a friend 900 euros from the public purse. What are friend for, after all? »

Atarfe’s Bullring Embargoed

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By Vivienne Hughes
Atarfe’s Bullring Embargoed

The Town Hall of Atarfe, on the outskirts of the City of Granada, has fallen foul of the banks, who have stepped in and embargoed the town's pride and joy; the bullring. »