Equus Alpujarra announces second annual ‘Alpujarra Raid’ horseback event to raise funds for palliative-care charity Acompalia
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
The old Guardia Civil post in Cádiar will provide for a museum, whose theme is the Alpujarra, as well as two meeting places; one for ladies and another for pensioners.