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Mechanic Crushed by Engine

By Vivienne Hughes

A mechanic died after the engine of a lorry that he was working on fell onto him, crushing him. The accident occurred yesterday in Órgiva where the 55-year-old victim has his garage. »

Salobreña Hiking Season

By Louise Powell

Dig out your hiking boots because Salobreña Town Hall has organised a whole season of walks in cooperation with Sinergya. »

The ANA Hot Winter Show

By Louise Powell

The Artists’ Network Alpujarra's latest exhibition will feature 35 artists and will be held in Órgiva from the 17th of this month. Amongst the participating artists there are some old favourites, as well as some new faces. »

Arrested for Mushroom Picking

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil in Bérchules (Alpujarra) have confiscated 198 fruit boxes of illegally picked níscalos, with a combined weight of 990 kilos. »

Smile, You’re on Camera!

By Vivienne Hughes

Thanks to the CCTV cameras on a nearby company warehouse, the police in Lanjarón were able to identify a thief who had burgled an apero (a farm store shed). »

No Mail Today

By Hugh MacArthur

On the 1st of October Correos announced that they would no longer be delivering to the Orgiva dependency of Las Barreras - *Gasp!* »

Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

By Martin Myall

A young British man has been arrested in Cañar after a plantation of 2,436 cannabis plants were discovered on land managed by him. »

Pampaneira’s Handicraft Fair

By Vivienne Hughes

Our regional Prime Minister, Susana Diaz, has been visiting Pampaneira during this XXXII Feria de Artesanía, Turismo y Agricultura Ecológica this weekend. »

Rambla Clearing Begins

By Hugh MacArthur

Work has finally begun on clearing out the ramblas and barrancos on the Costa Tropica, starting with Almuñécar. »

Weeding Out The Councillor

By Martin Myall

A socialist councillor at the Pampaneira (Alpujarra) Town Hall has had to resign after the Guardia Civil discovered an outdoor, marihuana plantation on his property. »

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