Cartagena steps up beach cleaning but still no chiringuito beach bars open
No cold refreshments on sale at Cartagena beaches as summer weather arrives The warm weather over the weekend in the Costa Cálida, when temperatures in inland Murcia climbed..

Murcia Town Hall buys climate bonds to offset excess carbon emissions
Giant anteaters of Amazonia among the beneficiaries as Murcia compensates for carbon emissions The Town Hall of Murcia has acquired “climate bonds” to compensate for..

Promising start to the Mar Menor prawn fishing season
High prices for the highly prized Mar Menor prawns The relaxation of pandemic restrictions this spring has come as good news for everyone in the Region of Murcia, but the..

Mass vaccination of 65 to 69 year olds in Los Alcázares on Tuesday
Those without appointments who were born between 1952 and 1956 can request their jabs in situ The mass coronavirus immunization campaign reached Los Alcázares on Tuesday..

Plaza Bohemia in La Manga del Mar Menor  to be extended with a new boulevard
Cartagena council  is focusing on improving the infrastructure of the Mar Menor area using EU FEDER funding The local council in Cartagena has approved plans to extend..

15th and 16th May Spanish national FlySki championship in Puerto de Mazarrón
Spectacular action on Saturday and Sunday in the marina of Puerto de Mazarrón Some of the top fly-ski raiders in Spain will be taking part in the national championship on..

VIDEO New Spanish S-81 submarine reaches water at last in Cartagena
The S-81 Isaac Peral will undergo extensive testing before the final handover date in 2023 Although the official launching ceremony of the Spanish navy’s new S-81 “..

Almost a quarter of the Murcia population have received first Covid jab
The figures are rising but still lag behind those in other parts of Spain The surge in coronavirus vaccination in Murcia is leading to significant increases in the number..

Four days without coronavirus fatalities in Murcia
Known active Covid cases fall to 655 in the Region The latest daily coronavirus update published by the health authorities of Murcia on Monday show the usual low figure..

Navy divers help to protect the underwater archaeological heritage of Águilas
Roman ceramics recovered close to the Hornillo jetty as other wrecks are reported to be intact and safe Spanish navy divers were on duty performing underwater archaeological..

110,000 fines for failing to obey pandemic restrictions in Murcia since last March
Over half of the offences concern failures to wear facemasks in public When the national state of emergency which was declared in response to the Covid-19 pandemic came..

39 more Algerian migrants intercepted in Mazarrón and Cartagena
82 Algerians were detained between Thursday and Saturday last week Following the detention of 43 unauthorized migrants on the beaches of the Region of Murcia last Thursday..

Pandemic restrictions in Murcia after the end of the state of emergency
No curfew or travel ban but certain measures remain in place in Murcia As of Sunday morning Spain is no longer in a national state of emergency following the end of the..

ICU patient numbers up again but incidence rate stable: Murcia Covid update 9th May 2021
No more fatalities reported in the bulletin published on Sunday The stability of the pandemic situation in the Region of Murcia was maintained according to the latest daily..

Horseshoe whip snake found in a family home in the centre of Totana
Snakes from Sierra Espuña sometime stow away under car bonnets and emerge in urban locations A family living in the centre of Totana received the fright of their lives..

What will the new Spanish electricity tariffs from June 1 mean to you: Energy Nordic
After over 3 years postponing an update to the Spanish electricity pricing structure, the Spanish government and distributors have now confirmed these changes will come into..

British pilot from Totana killed as light aircraft crashes into the sea off Cabo de Palos
The pilot was allegedly practising aerobatics on Saturday morning when the plane ploughed into the sea Tragedy struck on Saturday morning when a 66 year- old British national..

The six-month pandemic curfew and inter-regional travel ban in Murcia end on Saturday night
The Murcia government grudgingly accepts the end of the national state of emergency 70,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses “waiting in the fridge” says the regional president..

Open-air Calasparra rice fields photo exhibition in the centre of Murcia: Entre arrozales
The display illustrates rice production in the municipality of Calasparra The Town Hall in Murcia, in collaboration with the Town Hall of Calasparra and the photographer..

New beach walkways and foot washers at Águilas beaches
Águilas is renovating its beaches in time for the summer As decided on April 22, the walkways on the beaches of Águilas are being repaired in time for the summer, including..

Murder investigation under way in Mazarrón after a man was shot in the head
The police were alerted after the victim’s daughter found the body at the mines Officers from the Guardia Civil are investigating the murder of a man found at the abandoned..

Hospital patients and active cases rise minimally but no new fatalities: Murcia Covid update 7th May 2021
67 new cases and one more fatality reported in Murcia on Thursday The figures published every day by the health authorities in the Region of Murcia this week continue to..

90-minute delays as large crowds form at Cartagena mass vaccination centre
A long wait in the midday sun as the SMS health service seeks to speed up the immunization campaign There is little doubt that the SMS regional health service is doing..

UPDATED AND AMENDED: Mass Covid vaccination in Mazarrón on 11th May for 66- to 79-year-olds
Second doses for those in their 70s, first jabs for those in their late 60s at the La Aceña sports pavilion The SMS regional health service of Murcia is going ahead on..