Poniente

News from the west of Granada (Poniente): Loja & Alhama de Granada area

Cortijo Shootout over Drugs

Sunday, October 13, 2019
By Martin Myall
Cortijo Shootout over Drugs

You would think nothing ever happens in Arenas del Rey near the Pantano de Los Bermejales, but you would be wrong: gunshots in the night. »

Granada Flood-Damage Toll

Thursday, September 26, 2019
By Martin Myall
Granada Flood-Damage Toll

The recent floods in the north of our province left 400 hectares of tomatoes, cucumbers, melons and broccoli under a layer of mud. »

Hunter Falls Down A Well

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Hunter Falls Down A Well

Whilst a hunter was out trying his hardest to kill things on Saturday, he nearly died himself after falling down a 5-metre deep well. »

Assault Rifles Confiscated

Sunday, September 22, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Assault Rifles Confiscated

Two men were arrested on the A-92 near Moraleda de Zafayona after the Guardia Civil stopped the car they were travelling in and found firearms. »

Kidnapped by Alcohol

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Hugh MacArthur
Kidnapped by Alcohol

The family of a man in Íllora went around to the municipal-police office to report that he had been kidnapped. However it was far from the case. »

Resinera Car Accident

Thursday, December 27, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Resinera Car Accident

A middle-age man was killed in a car accident on Boxing Day near Fornes, which belongs to the municipality of Arenas del Rey. »

You’re Being Watched!

Saturday, December 22, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil in Santa Fe have brought a man from Láchar before the magistrate for fraud after using somebody else's bank card. »

Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Monday, September 17, 2018
By Martin Myall
Wet, Wet, Wet Weekend

Well that was a wet weekend, from the north of the province to the south. Take Campotéjar on the Jaén border where the river burst its banks, for example. »

The Riofrio Deluge

Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
The Riofrio Deluge

Whilst Motril saw copious rainfall yesterday making Rambla de los Álamos rage, up in Riofrío a biblical deluge carved its way through the town. »

Irishwoman Reported Missing

Thursday, August 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Irishwoman Reported Missing

An Irishwoman, resident of Agrón for the last 13 years, went missing three days ago, on the morning of Monday the 20th. »

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