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Unfair Demolition Order

By Vivienne Hughes

There's a little village up in the Alpujarra called Narlia where an act of arguable injustice is unfolding in the form of a demolition. »

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. »

Rambla Clearing Begins

By Hugh MacArthur

Work has finally begun on clearing out the ramblas and barrancos on the Costa Tropica, starting with Almuñécar. »

Acompalia’s Horse Raid in February

By Acompalia

The 40 km horse-and-rider endurance event will set off from Cadiar in La Alpujarra on the morning of 7th of February, 2015 »

Acompalia’s Alpujarra Raid

By Acompalia

Equus Alpujarra announces second annual ‘Alpujarra Raid’ horseback event to raise funds for palliative-care charity Acompalia »

Busy Weekend for Mountain Rescue

By Martin Myall

The Guardia Civil Mountain Rescue unit, Sereim, is busy all year round; in summer just as much as winter, rescuing people in the Sierra Nevada area. They were called out four times in just one July weekend. »

Unpardonable Optimist

By Martin Myall

A driver offered two Guardia Civll policemen a bribe in exchange for cancelling the traffic fine that they had just written out - the were not amused. »

Hippy in the Rubbish

By Martin Myall

Workers at the rubbish recycling plant near Vélez Benaudalla had a shock when the body of a man appeared on the conveyor belt. It was 15.00h on Tuesday the 21st of May when cadaver appeared. »

Postbox Peril

By Editor

(Alpujarra) A couple in Cádiar were arrested for allegedly fraudulently obtaining 21,000 euros from five victims, thanks to personal information stolen from their letterbox. »

Another Lucky Escape

By Editor

Eighteen passengers, most of whom were university students, managed to escape from a bus that had caught fire not far from Órgiva. The incident managed to freeze the traffic on the main Alpujarra road that runs between Órgiva and Trevélez. »

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