Lecrin Valley

News from Granana (Lecrin Valley): melegis,mondujar,restabal,padul,durcal

Eye-Watering Marihuana Fine

Thursday, November 14, 2019
By Martin Myall
Eye-Watering Marihuana Fine

Selling illegal drugs like marihuana can bring in a tidy sum, but it can also be very expensive if you are caught, which was the case for a man from Padul. »

Lidl Centres on Lecrín

Sunday, November 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lidl Centres on Lecrín

The Lidl project going up in the Poniente de Granada (Escúzar) is anything but little, on its 130,000 sq/m plot. »

No HT Pylons for Lecrín

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
No HT Pylons for Lecrín

We ran a Front-Page article some months ago on the high-tension-pylon project that would stride across the Valle de Lecrín - there has been good news for its opponents. »

Car Fire A-44 Near Dúrcal

Monday, April 29, 2019
By Vivienne Hughes
Car Fire A-44 Near Dúrcal

A mechanical fault caused a car on the A-44 to catch fire, requiring the presence of the fire service and Guardia Civil traffic police. »

Lorry Sheds Trailer

Sunday, April 14, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Lorry Sheds Trailer

The Guardia Civil de Tráfico had to close the north-bound lanes on the A-44 between the coast and Granada, more or less opposite the Lecrín junction. »

Dúrcal Let Down

Friday, December 21, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Dúrcal Let Down

Dúrcal woke one Sunday morning to find over a dozen cars with their tyres punctured - nice way to start the day if you're in a rush! »

Farmer Trapped under Tractor

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
By Martin Myall
Farmer Trapped under Tractor

A farmer in Nigüelas (Valle de Lecrín) was seriously injured when his tractor turned over, trapping him underneath. »

Opposition To Pylon Invasion

Thursday, November 15, 2018
By Martin Myall
Opposition To Pylon Invasion

The question is whether the local opposition to the overhead, HT-line project that criss-cross Valle de Lecrín is justified or not. »

Dúrcal Murder Reverberations

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Dúrcal Murder Reverberations

The murder of a young woman in Dúrcal has brought the issue of gender violence to the forefront. All over the province and even further afield, there have been numerous protests and condemnation issued by town halls. »

Antique Firearms Confiscated

Sunday, August 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Antique Firearms Confiscated

A 65-year-old Dúrcal local was arrested after it was discovered that he had several unlicenced firearms in his house. »

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