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The Soportújar Witch Festival

By Hugh MacArthur

Soportújar now has a new monument that will probably scare your socks off; it’s at the entrance to the village in front of the Fuente de San Antonio. »

Alpujarra Jazz & Blues

By Louise Powell

The beginning of August will see the annual Jazz & Blues Festival in Busquístar, in the Alpujarra: the 3rd, 4th and 5th. »

Heart Attack in Lanjarón

By Vivienne Hughes

A 65-year-old woman died in the municipal swimming pool in Lanjarón from a heart attack - he had had a history of heart problems. »

Art in the Alpujarra

By Louise Powell

The Soportújar municipal exhibitions hall is hosting the collective works Alpujarra residents, which will run until the 24th of this month. »

Cheese Against Cancer

By Vivienne Hughes

Master Cheesemaker, Isabel Orantes, together with a Junta bigwig and the Vice Chairman of the Mancomunidad for the Alpujarra, presented a scheme to help in the fight against cancer. »

Acompalia in Castell Event

By Acompalia

Accompalia invites you all to join them on June 9th from 19.00h till 23.00h at the Castell de Ferro Town Hall for an evening of entertainement! »

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. »