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Policeman’s Assailant Dies

By Hugh MacArthur

The man who stabbed an off-duty Guardia Civil officer in Lanjarón and then promptly collapsed has since died. »

Illegal Dwelling Decree

By Martin Myall

The Junta de Andalucía announced that it intends to permit the 'legalisation' of some 327,000 illegal builds within the region. »

Los Tablones Bowman Arrested

By Hugh MacArthur

An off-duty policeman from the Guardia Civil called for support from municipal police officers to arrest a man with a bow in Los Tablones. »

Discontent in Rubite

By Martin Myall

The Motril law courts have found a worker at the Rubite Town Hall guilty of attacking a conservative (PP) councillor. »

Fake Iberian Hams

By Vivienne Hughes

FACUA, which is a consumer-rights organisation, has reported a major Spanish distributor of Jamón Serrano for fraud. »

Órgiva’s Tierra Frágil

By Gazette Reader

Artists’ Network Alpujarra is an art collective that raising awareness about climate crisis through Art. »

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. »

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