Granada Inland

News from inland Granada: Alpujarra, Lecrin Valley,Alti-plano & Poniente

Illegal Town Planning?

The Town Council of Lanjarón is being investigated over a spot of alleged ‘illegal’ town planning, bless them. A provincial delegate for the PP has accused the present incumbent in the Councillor for Town Planning’s office of being a bit liberal with his interpretation of building restrictions where his own house is concerned.


Órgiva hits the limelight thanks to the Junta de Andalucía choosing the capital of the Alpujarra as the subject of a national pilot project on sustainable urban development.

Kiddies’ Event

This month I went along to an event, organised by the Lanjarón Town Hall, aimed at young children. There was face-painting, coloured-sand arrangement workshops – there was even a fun course for making bracelets out of coloured macaroni.

Lanjarón Roadworks Update

Here’s the follow up on the roadworks in Lanjarón. As I promised, I went to find more info about it and I managed to get an interview with the works foreman, Nicolas Doce. This is what he told me:

December Publishing

If all goes to schedule, we should be at the printer Monday (30th) morning and being distributed by Wednesday the 2nd.

Meanwhile, in Orgiva…

And now for the news from Órgiva… there isn’t any, so you’re just going to have to make do with some photos from your fiestas.

Specialised Spas

The Spas in Lanjarón are going to extend their offers to attract more clients. Thanks to the deep-pocketed Junta de Andalucía, also known as the Santa from Sevilla, 6m euros will be granted, bringing the total investment up to 11m euros.

Museo de Agua Update

According to the Mayor of Lanjarón, Mariano Ruiz, the Museo del Agua will definitely – cross-my-heart-and-hope-to-die, sort of thing – will be open before the year is out, although he didn’t mention which year, mind.