Murcia government debt rises by 304 million euros
Murcia is the fourth most indebted of the 17 regions of Spain The regional government of Murcia continues to spend more than it receives in revenue, and as a result at the end of the first quarter..

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Controversy is served in Cartagena as former Mayor rants against opponents
José López launches an abusive diatribe against the power-sharing agreement in the Town Hall No sooner had the initial session of the new council in the Town Hall of Cartagena on Saturday finished..

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200 kilos of rubbish cleared from the sea in Bolnuevo
Most of the waste removed by divers consisted of plastics A group of 50 divers from Madrid gathered at the beach of Bolnuevo in the municipality of Mazarrón on Sunday to take part in a campaign..

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Sea turtle rescued off the coast of Mazarrón
The turtle was spotted by a canoeist entangled in fishing line and plastics A sea turtle has been rescued by members of Cruz Roja from the Mediterranean near Mazarrón after it was spotted on..

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Unlikely alliance in Cartagena deprives MC of the Mayorship
The PP, PSOE and Ciudadanos have joined together to keep out former Mayor José López There was drama in Cartagena on Saturday as a last-minute pact between two unlikely bed-fellows, the PSOE and..

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PSOE take Mazarrón council with voting pact
Gaspar Miras Lorente is the new Mayor of Mazarrón For the first time ever Camposol has a representative on the council. The investiture voting in the Mazarrón municipality promised to be an..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 14th June 2019
Temperatures up to well over 30 this weekend as Corvera airport passenger numbers continue to invite debate With temperatures beginning to top 30 consistently in the Region of Murcia there is an..

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33 degrees in Murcia this weekend after refreshing showers on Friday morning
The weather seems set fair as the Costa Cálida prepares for the coming summer For most of those in the Region of Murcia it was nice to experience a little cooling rain first thing on Friday morning..

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70,000 people at Murcia Symphony Orchestra concerts in the 2018-19 season
50 per cent increase in ticket sales and a great success for the Sunday lunchtime family concerts The 2018-19 season comes to an end on Saturday 15th June for the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra..

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Bank robbers casually take cashpoint machine away on a tow truck in Archivel
Locals in Archivel have been complaining about lack of policing for a long time Residents of the village of Archivel, in the municipality of Caravaca de la Cruz, looked on powerless to do anything..

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Lorca castle joins butterfly breeding ground network
Native vegetation will provide ideal feeding and breeding ground for butterflies at the Fortaleza del Sol Lorca castle and the hillside on which the 13th-century fortress stands above the city..

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Stock of unsold housing continues to fall in Murcia and the rest of Spain
The number of unsold homes in Murcia has fallen by 29 per cent since 2011 It is generally accepted that as the Spanish property market recovers so the stock of unsold “new” homes is being..

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Blind visitors can touch replica Iberian and Roman artefacts at Murcia archaeological museum
The fake relics were donated by the police and will also be used to help schoolchildren understand history The Archaeological Museum of the Region of Murcia is compiling a collection of replicas..

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Murcia government studies the viability of desert truffle cultivation
Minimal watering and a high value product make the desert truffle an interesting alternative crop in Murcia The department of Agriculture in the regional government of Murcia is continuing to..

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Summer beach safety campaign under way as summer hots up
231 lifeguards on duty at 127 lookout points on the beaches of the Costa Cálida in July and August The Region of Murcia’s summer beach safety and maritime rescue operation, known as “Plan..

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Historic bells of Santa María de Gracia in Cartagena on display prior to re-installation
The bells have been undergoing restoration for 8 months while brickwork at the church is renovated After eight months of restoration the bells of the church of Santa María de Gracia in Cartagena..

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Local Mayors to be appointed throughout Murcia this weekend
Uncertainty in the largest municipalities over who will form the new local governments After months of political campaigning throughout Spain ended a fortnight ago with the regional, local and..

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Over 3,000 dogs are abandoned in Murcia every year
5,000 euros for a new campaign to encourage adoption of abandoned pets The acting government in the Region of Murcia has approved the granting of a 5,000-euro subsidy to the Official College of..

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Bat nesting boxes to combat mosquitoes at Bullas campsite and sports complex
Bats can eat over a kilo of flies and mosquitoes each in just one night A group of volunteers has been hard at work in Bullas installing bat nesting boxes in and around the La Rafa sports and camping..

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83-year-old dies while bathing at the beach in La Manga
The incident occurred in the area of Playa Chica in the north of La Manga An 83-year-old man died while bathing off the beach of La Manga del Mar Menor on Wednesday, having already stopped breathing..

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Revised plans approved for open-air municipal swimming pools in Mazarrón
The hope is that the pools will be ready for summer 2020 Progress towards the construction of a municipal swimming pool at the sports complex between Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón has been..

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420,000-euro subsidy this year for Murcia beekeepers
Without bees 60 per cent of our fruit and vegetables would no longer be produced The acting Murcia government has approved an increase of 100,000 euros in an annual subsidy granted to beekeepers..

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19,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport last month than at San Javier in May 2018
A 13 per cent decrease represents a slight improvement on the April figures! Flights to and from the UK and Ireland carried 93.6 per cent of all passengers It became clear when the statistics..

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Rain on the way to most of Murcia on Friday
The heat of summer is taking its time to reach the Costa Cálida this year! It may be almost the middle of June but the summer has not started yet, and in the Costa Cálida the next couple of days..

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Three unexploded shells found and deactivated in Murcia
Anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles were disposed of by the Policía Nacional Officers of the Tedax bomb disposal squad of the Policía Nacional have successfully deactivated three military explosive..

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