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Father and Son Perish in River

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Hugh MacArthur

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

By Vivienne Hughes

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

By Martin Myall

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

Fire Suspects Before Judge

By Hugh MacArthur

The Guardia Civil have brought before the judge two suspects for having caused hill fires, one in Capileira and the other in Galera. »

Old and New in Órgiva

By Gazette Reader

The evolving Alpujarra-based, art collective, Artists' Network Alpujarra ANA is set to brighten up springtime in its beautiful area of southern Spain with its Old and New show at the old Town Hall, Órgiva »

Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

By Hugh MacArthur

A hill fire broke out yesterday within the municipality of Torrox in the area known as Tajo de la Zorra. »

Handicapped Brother Starved

By Hugh MacArthur

A man was arrested in Motril over the death of his handicapped brother, whose body had been found buried on their property in Órgiva. »

Crushed by Own Car

By Hugh MacArthur

A man in Válor was crushed by his own car when it rolled backwards and pinned him against a wall - he had forgotten to apply the handbrake. »

User 1 – Phone Company 0

By Hugh MacArthur

Now this is going to warm you hearts! A telephone company has been fined for cutting somebody's phone off. »

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