First Covid death in Murcia for 8 days as hospital patient numbers fall
Active case numbers rise fall slightly in Murcia and fewer in hospital with coronavirus There was sad news for the Region of Murcia in the latest coronavirus update published..

Murcia property sales hit 6-month high
The Costa Cálida market is returning to pre-pandemic levels of activity Evidence continues to gather of the return of the Murcia property market to pre-pandemic levels..

Until 16th May visit a replica 17th century galleon in the port of Cartagena
The galleon Andalucía is moored in Cartagena as it continues a tour of the Mediterranean A replica of a 17th century Spanish galleon is currently moored in the port of..

Just 2,100 passengers at Corvera in April as the airport remains mostly dormant
Traffic at the Region of Murcia International Airport was 2 per cent of the level of April 2019 The almost total cancellation of international travel in Europe during the..

A week without coronavirus deaths in Murcia
Active case numbers rise in Murcia but fewer people are receiving hospital treatment The level of coronavirus contagion in the Region of Murcia has remained fairly steady..

Special protection for Kentish plovers nesting on Calarreona beach in Águilas
The species is in danger of disappearing in Spain and the beach has been partly cordoned off to protect nesting sites Two Kentish plovers are confirmed to be nesting on..

New mass vaccination centre in Cartagena from May 24
The centre will be in the Rambla commercial centre on Avenida del Cantón, where Eroski was formerly located Cartagena health authorities are preparing the Rambla commercial..

Alhama de Murcia shops take to the streets in Comercio en la Calle 2021 May 14-16
15 businesses will set up stalls in the open-air recinto ferial to encourage customers to go shopping The ‘Comercio en la Calle 2021’ event in collaboration with the..

Murcia High Court re-imposes restrictions on social gatherings in Murcia region
No more than six people from different households are allowed to meet The High Court of Murcia has given the green light to the anti-pandemic restrictions proposed by the..

Torre Pacheco seeks solution for half built palaeontology museum
Professor Michael Walker joins the Mayor in lobbying for completion of the museum near Cabezo Gordo The Mayor of Torre Pacheco, Antonio León, has held a meeting with Rosa..

Tiger mosquito spraying begins in Murcia as the weather warms up
Torre Pacheco uses bio-larvicides as the recent rainfall increases the threat of the Asian invader The arrival of warmer weather in the Region of Murcia has been especially..

With 9 Blue Flag beaches Águilas heads the list in the Costa Cálida
Two more of the prestigious flags will be flying this summer at the marinas of Águilas The confirmation that the Blue Flag status awarded to beaches and other coastal..

Covid hospital patient numbers rise again but 6 days without fatalities in Murcia
A quarter of the population of Murcia have received at least one Covid vaccine jab The latest daily coronavirus update published by the health authorities of Murcia on..

Social Services in Murcia city sent more than 23,000 people to the Food Bank in 2020
More than a million kilos of food has been distributed free to those in need across Murcia city alone The municipality of Murcia city distributed more than 1,125,998 kilos..

14th to 22nd May Murcia Tres Culturas music and culture festival in the regional capital
The Jewish, Christian and Islamic roots of Murcia culture at the 21st Tres Culturas festival After the hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic last year the Murcia Tres Culturas..

26 Blue Flags for Costa Cálida beaches but Mar Menor remains flagless
Águilas and Mazarrón lead the way after five years without Blue Flags in the Mar Menor Since the coronavirus pandemic reached Europe early last year the condition of..

Fifth consecutive day without coronavirus fatalities in Murcia
72 Covid patients still in Murcia hospitals but a quarter of the population have received at least one jab The latest daily coronavirus update published by the health authorities..

Cartagena council renewing the tarmac on Gran Vía of La Manga del Mar Menor
This new project is part of the ‘La Manga 365’ initiative to improve La Manga del Mar Menor in the Murcia region and encourage tourists all year round The local council..

Cartagena town hall and Correos sign agreement to make council payments easier
Cartagena taxes, fees and public costs can now be paid via money order from any Post Office (Correos) in Spain   The postal service, Correos, and the Town Hall of Cartagena..

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..