Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

Unfair Demolition Order

Sunday, November 17, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Unfair Demolition Order

There's a little village up in the Alpujarra called Narlia where an act of arguable injustice is unfolding in the form of a demolition. »

Motril Lorries Suffer

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Motril Lorries Suffer

The Motril, road-haulage company, Comotrans, which is one of the most important such companies in Spain, has been caught up in the French/Catalan border troubles. »

Policeman’s Assailant Dies

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Policeman’s Assailant Dies

The man who stabbed an off-duty Guardia Civil officer in Lanjarón and then promptly collapsed has since died. »

Discontent in Rubite

Sunday, August 11, 2019
By Martin Myall
Discontent in Rubite

The Motril law courts have found a worker at the Rubite Town Hall guilty of attacking a conservative (PP) councillor. »

Fake Iberian Hams

Monday, August 5, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Fake Iberian Hams

FACUA, which is a consumer-rights organisation, has reported a major Spanish distributor of Jamón Serrano for fraud. »

Órgiva’s Tierra Frágil

Friday, July 26, 2019
By Gazette Reader
Órgiva’s Tierra Frágil

Artists’ Network Alpujarra is an art collective that raising awareness about climate crisis through Art. »

Father and Son Perish in River

Monday, June 24, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Father and Son Perish in River

A 43-year-old father and his 17-year-old son both drowned whilst practicing abseiling down the waterfalls along Rió Trevélez in Órgiva. »

Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Dogs Stolen from Animal Home

An animal-refuge home in Órgiva has reported that four of its dogs have been stolen after thieves cut a hole in the perimetre fence. »

Órgiva River Valley Fire

Sunday, May 26, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Órgiva River Valley Fire

Infoca was busy yesterday tackling a fire in the Órgiva area of the Alpujarras, which affected meadows and other riverside vegetation. »

A Surprise in The Junk Room

Monday, April 22, 2019
By Martin Myall
A Surprise in The Junk Room

The Guardia Civil, Bomb-Disposal Squad was called in to handle an unexploded shell in a house in Lanjarón from the Civil-War period. »

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