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No Mail Today

By Vivienne Hughes

On the 1st of October Correos announced that they would no longer be delivering to the Orgiva dependency of Las Barreras - certainly not cricket! »

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. »

New Guardia Post for Órgiva

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil presence in Órgiva will stay, after all; something that will make more than a few people sleep more soundly now that any doubt has been laid to rest. »

Fatal Stabbing in Órgiva

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil arrested a man in connection with a stabbing within the municipal dependency of Las Barreras, belonging to Órgiva. »

Two Brothers & A Sawn-Off

By Martin Myall

The Green Meanies A.K.A The Guardia Civil, arrested two brothers in Órgiva for the illegal possession of firearms. »

Durcal, Órgiva Salobreña Bust

By Hugh MacArthur

Fifteen people were arrested after being netted in the police anti-drugs-&-money-laundering operation, Cartusian, one of whom was from Salobreña. »

The Violet Revolution

By Martin Myall

The turn out for the International Women's Day in Spain was overwhelming, leaving the rest of the Western World amazed. »

Los Cigaronnes Evacuated

By Hugh MacArthur

(COH06) We covered the flooding down on the Costa Tropical quite a lot, but what about inland? Órgiva has had its problems; and plenty! »

Playmobile Nativity Scene

By Louise Powell

(COH04) Whilst other towns are putting on living nativity scenes, Órgiva has come up with one entirely made out of Playmobile pieces - how original is that? »

Grub up in the Alpujarra!

By Hugh MacArthur

Órgiva is the place to be if you're hungry over this mid-December break because until Sunday the 10th there's the Jornadas Gastronómicas Pura Alpujarra. »

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