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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. »

Hill Fire in Almuñécar

By Martin Myall

A fire is being tackled at the moment in the area of the hamlet, Gelibia. »

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. »

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. »

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