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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. »

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. »

Grenade Discovered on Lújar

By Martin Myall

The Spanish Civil War finished 80 years ago yet from time to time unexploded ordenance turns up, as was the case in Lújar last Sunday. »

Órgiva Against Pylon Project

By Martin Myall

The Órgiva Town Hall has come out against the pylon project this will cross the Valle de Lecrín, as it would be prejudicial for the local tourism sector. »

Alpujarra Forest Fire

By Hugh MacArthur

There was a mountain fire in the Panderón de Mecina area of the Alpujarras which consumed around 18,000 sq/m of woodland. »

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