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Brit Toddler Dies in Orgiva

By Vivienne Hughes

A 4-year-old British child died in Órgiva after falling into an open water deposit (alberca) in an area of the municipality known as Los Cigarrones yesterday, the 19th. »

Badlands Walk

By Hugh MacArthur

The landscape could be right out of a Western but in reality the Almuñécar hikers were stomping around the Almería Alpujarra one Sunday »

The Alpujarra Aids Syria

By Vivienne Hughes

The Alpujarra charity, Lanjarón-Mira al Mundo, has managed to collect, 12,000 kilos of aid for the people of Syria, says Organization chairwoman, Lidia Rivas. »

Excursionist Group Rescued

By Vivienne Hughes

A total of eleven adults and four minors had to be rescued in the Alpujarra after they became lost in the snow. »

Eight Dead Dogs

By Vivienne Hughes

A man from a small village in the Alpujarra has been arrested, charged with cruelty to animals and causing the deaths of over half a dozen dogs. »

Foreigners Caught with Drugs

By Vivienne Hughes

A Dutchman and a British man were arrested in Órgiva by the Guardia Civil for allegedly trafficking in drugs. »

Bridge Death Trial

By Vivienne Hughes

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 »

Missing German Teen Found

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil in Granada found a 15-year-old German girl who had gone missing from a home for minors in Gauting, (Bavaria) in July. »

Pampaneira Fair

By Louise Powell

Pampaneira, up in the Alpujarra, held its XXX Feria de Artesanía, Turismo y Agricultura Ecológica during the All-Saints Bank Holiday. »

Small Alpujarra Fire

By Vivienne Hughes

It's not only the weather that gives the sensation of the summer lingering, because this lack of rain is also prolonging the fire season. »