Our weekly round up of the local news and events from from Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Kayakoy and area includes goat rescue, kitten rescue and more.

Goat Rescue

Amintas, Fethiye

In last weeks News Snippets we reported that the local mountain rescue group ACUTE had scaled the heights of Babadag and walked though snow to lay out food for wild animals.

Last week they hit the local headlines for another animal story; a goat rescue mission.

The boys and girls dressed in red were called to the rock tombs in Fethiye to rescue two goats from the cliffs above the local attraction after attempts by the owner to coax them down failed.

The team were successful and said afterwards that it had been a tough mission and great training.

Purrfect Day


Kitten rescueIt was a busy Saturday for the Fire service.

After fighting a house fire in the Tasyaka area of Fethiye they were then called out to a very different rescue.

They were called to the promenade to rescue a kitten that had become trapped in a drain pipe after concerned passers-by raised the alarm.

The kitten was rescued and was given milk to restore its energy.

After cleaning the bowl it ran off to its mother.

Cyclist Death

Kargi, Fethiye

A 78 year old woman was struck by a motorcycle as she cycled on the main highway near Kargi, Fethiye.

The woman died at the scene.

The motorcyclist was injured.

Police are investigating.


FootballFethiyespor beat 1461 Trabzon 4-0 at home last week.

Despite this latest victory and clawing their way to 16th in the league they could still be battling relegation.

Future fixtures

• 26/01/2014 – Fethiyespor – Samsunspor

• 02/02/2014 – Bucaspor – Fethiyespor

FethiyeSpor are now 16th out of the 19 teams in the PTT1 League with 17 points after 19 matches.

The score sheet for the 19 games played to date is 4 wins, 5 draws and 10 lost.



And Finally


The Turkish Lira ended the week at a record low of 3.66 TL to the British Pound. Last week it was 3.57 TL.


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