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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. »

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 »

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. »

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. »

Mechanic Crushed by Engine

By Vivienne Hughes

A mechanic died after the engine of a lorry that he was working on fell onto him, crushing him. The accident occurred yesterday in Órgiva where the 55-year-old victim has his garage. »

The ANA Hot Winter Show

By Louise Powell

The Artists’ Network Alpujarra's latest exhibition will feature 35 artists and will be held in Órgiva from the 17th of this month. Amongst the participating artists there are some old favourites, as well as some new faces. »

No Mail Today

By Hugh MacArthur

On the 1st of October Correos announced that they would no longer be delivering to the Orgiva dependency of Las Barreras - *Gasp!* »

Brit Caught Growing Cannabis

By Martin Myall

A young British man has been arrested in Cañar after a plantation of 2,436 cannabis plants were discovered on land managed by him. »

New Guardia Post for Órgiva

By Vivienne Hughes

The Guardia Civil presence in Órgiva will stay, after all; something that will make more than a few people sleep more soundly now that any doubt has been laid to rest. »

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