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British Hiker Rescued

By Hugh MacArthur

A British hiker has been found after having gone missing on Thursday in the mountains that separate Granada from Malaga on the coast. »

Granada Flood-Damage Toll

By Martin Myall

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

Roe Deer Released

By Vivienne Hughes

The Environmental Department of the Junta de Andalucia runs a programme for repopulating the Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama with roe deer. »

Hiking Route Improvements

By Martin Myall

The Environmental Department of the Junta de Andalucia is working on the hiking route within the municipality of Otivar, above the Junta de los Rios. »

Nerja Mountain Rescue

By Paula Anthony

A 65-year-old Spanish tourist had to be rescued by a specialised Guardia Civil unit from a peak above Nerja, Pico del Cisne, on the 19th of March. »

Another Earth Tremor

By Hugh MacArthur

This time the earth shook up in Zafarraya in the Poniente area of Granada, registering 3.5 on the Richter Scale at 07.05h this morning, Saturday the 10th. »

The Neighbours are Pigs

By Vanessa Bosch

In the village of Castillo de Tajarja (Alhama) there are times that you can't have your window open for the stench of a local pig farm. Everybody likes their Jamón Serrano however... »

Cycling Around Granada

By Vanessa Bosch

The British sportsman, Paul Bateson arrived in Almuñecar after peddling from Castell del Ferro; 42 kilometres in 4.5 hours - just one day on a 1,000-kilometre trip. »

Enough Poison to Kill 160 People

By Editor

The Guardia Civil had been on the trail of a shepherd that was known to be using poison bait in Zafarraya, but when they finally nailed him even they were astounded by the amount and potency of the pesticide that he had been using. »

Alhama Murder

By Duncan Inglis

The day a Moroccan woman and her three children were planning on moving out of the house they shared with Mohamed B - husband and father - he took an iron bar and beat her head in till she moved no more. Locals are shocked. »

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