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New fish farming exhibition opens at the Arqua museum in CartagenaThree aquaria are among the exhibits at the Acuicultura exhibition in Cartagena An exhibition which opened on Tuesday at the national underwater archaeology.. 01/12/2015
Firemen rescue goat from 14 metre deep Cartagena wellA complex goat rescue mission in La Torre de Nicolás Pérez The fire brigade had to be called in on Sunday to rescue an unfortunate goat which.. 30/11/2015
Cartagena and Lorca Cruz Roja helping the homeless through the winterIn Lorca meanwhile, Cruz Roja has been collecting food and basic hygiene items for the needy Redoubled efforts to provide warm drinks and blankets in the.. 26/11/2015
Cartagena police clamp down on Chinese corner shopsIllegal sales of alcohol and cigarettes to minors cause worry parents in Cartagena The number of complaints being received by Cartagena Town Hall concerning.. 26/11/2015
Wards to reopen at the Rosell hospital in Cartagena Further details on the plans for the Rosell will be released later this week Encarna Guillén, the minister for health in the government of the Region.. 25/11/2015
Black Friday shopping fever comes to Murcia RegionAttractive discounts to lure shoppers in to spend some money Over the course of the last 15 years the tradition of “Black Friday” has become.. 25/11/2015
Cartagena Town Hall plans Isaac Peral museum and Sunday shopping at MandaracheTourist area extended to bring Sunday opening hours to Cartagena mall Last Friday’s session of council in Cartagena Town Hall was marked not only by.. 23/11/2015
Contract to remove Los Urrutias breakwaters awardedWork will begin in Los Urrutias before the end of the year The contract to remove breakwaters from the shoreline of the Mar Menor in Los Urrutias has now been.. 23/11/2015
Excavation continues at the site of the Roman forum in CartagenaThe 2015 dig has uncovered remains of a temple to Isis and Sarapis in Cartagena Cartagena owes much of its historical remains to the period when it expanded.. 23/11/2015
Until 3rd April, Dali exhibition at the Muram museum in Cartagena“Salvador Dalí, Obra gráfica” at the modern art museum in Cartagena The Region of Murcia’s modern art museum (Muram).. 20/11/2015
Cartagena Town Hall to buy birthplace of Isaac PeralPeral launched the first electric-powered submarine in Cartagena in 1888 The full session of council which is being held on Friday morning in the Town Hall.. 20/11/2015
Falling masonry closes Iglesia de Santo Domingo in CartagenaPedestrians on the Calle Mayor in Cartagena are shepherded away from the church The façade of the Iglesia de Santo Domingo on Calle Mayor in Cartagena.. 20/11/2015
Experiencia 43 to show cruise ship visitors how Licor 43 is made in CartagenaThe beverage made in Cartagena is the most popular liqueur in Spain The Town Hall of Cartagena is to provide support for the Experiencia 43 museum at the Licor.. 19/11/2015
Treasure from the Mercedes leaves Cartagena for SevillaThe gold and silver coins are part of the main haul housed in the Arqua museum, Cartagena 40,000 of the gold and mainly silver coins retrieved from the.. 18/11/2015
17th to 19th November, Free young musicians concerts in Murcia, Cartagena and LorcaThe concerts are being offered to promote the Entre Cuerdas y Metales competition The free promotional concerts prior to this year’s “Entre Cuerdas..
Town Hall seeks to fine those responsible for Mar de Cristal and Los Nietos mud floodsOwners of agricultural land near the Mar Menor will be required to pay for clean-up costs While property owners and other residents of Mar de Cristal and Los.. 11/11/2015
Megan Leavy filming brings disruption to traffic in central CartagenaThe Sacro Monte area of Cartagena will be out of bounds to road traffic for a week A film crew working on the movie “Megan Leavy” will be.. 11/11/2015
Improvements continue in Mar Menor marinas270 new mooring berths created in the Mar Menor this year Considerable progress has been made this year in renovating, expanding and improving the marinas.. 10/11/2015
Annual bird ringing campaign in full swing on Isla GrosaRecord numbers of migrating birds are arriving this autumn on Isla Grosa ANSE volunteers are currently taking part in the 14th annual study of bird migration.. 10/11/2015
Illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo TinosoThe Algerians were intercepted just three miles from the coast of Cartagena Twelve would-be illegal immigrants into Spain were intercepted on Friday afternoon.. 09/11/2015
Mobile police radars in Murcia and Cartagena this weekThese are mobile speed control points in both municipalities Murcia and Cartagena police both publish nthe locations weekly of mobile speed control radars.. 04/11/2015
Plaza de la Merced archaeological dig continues in the centre of CartagenaMore is now known about the Roman and Carthaginian structures under the Plaza The archaeological excavation of the Plaza de la Merced in the centre of Cartagena.. 03/11/2015
Cartagena lettuce packer fired for spitting on the tableThe employee in the Campo de Cartagena claimed he had been unfairly dismissed The firing of an employee at a lettuce production business in the Campo de Cartagena.. 29/10/2015
Dolphin-spotting naturalists retrieve 35 kilos of hashish off Cabo TinosoANSE naturalists saw 5 species of sea mammal and one consignment of drugs between Águilas and Cartagena During an expedition on Friday on board the.. 28/10/2015
Endangered plane trees to be felled in CartagenaThe trees in Calle Príncipe de Asturias are deemed to have become a danger to passers-by 17 plane trees in Calle Príncipe de Asturias in Cartagena.. 28/10/2015
Hope for Mar de Cristal residents as the Murcia courts investigate floodingAgricultural concerns are thought to be responsible for mudslides in the Mar Menor Just a week after floodwater and mud yet again caused chaos in Mar de Cristal.. 28/10/2015
This weekend the Cartagena Jazz Festival gets underwayStar names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held.. 27/10/2015
42 illegal immigrants intercepted heading for Murcia11 immigrants landed near Cabo de Palos before being detained The immigrant occupants of three small boats were intercepted and taken into custody by the Guardia.. 26/10/2015
Andrea to the rescue in CartagenaTwo ponies and a donkey rescued in Molinos Marfagones and La Palma The Town Hall authorities in Cartagena have taken charge of two ponies from Molinos Marfagones.. 26/10/2015
Corruption charges dropped against former Cartagena Mayoress The Supreme Court closes the case against Pilar Barreiro 2015 has been an eventful year for Pilar Barreiro, the former Mayoress of Cartagena and current member.. 26/10/2015
24th and 25th, 2015-16 Murcia rugby cup competitions under way this weekendThis weekend there is rugby in Totana, San Javier and Cartagena Eight teams complete in the main rugby competition in the Region of Murcia Ferrmur, the rugby federation..
Murcia region could be part of solution for Palomares radioactive waste 50,000 cubic metres of radioactive soil must be shipped from Cartagena to Nevada Following the agreement signed earlier this week between John Kerry and Jos.. 23/10/2015
Cartagena part of vessel movements prior to Trident Juncture 2015 The exercises in the Mediterranean involve the largest Nato fleet since the Cold War Cartagena is part of the mass movement of troops and military hardware.. 22/10/2015
Byzantine coin found in Cartagena countrysideANSE naturalists found the Byzantine solidus by chance in the municipality of Cartagena A gold coin dating from the late 4th or early 5th century has been.. 20/10/2015
Mayor supports Cartagena cathedral renovation campaignThe Cathedral of Cartagena has not been rebuilt since Civil War bombing The campaign to restore the ruined old cathedral of Cartagena continues to demand funding.. 19/10/2015
22nd October to 1st November, Oktoberfest in CartagenaA taste of Munich comes to the Costa Cálida in the port of Cartagena For the fourth year in a row the city of Cartagena is holding its own Oktoberfest.. 19/10/2015
Until 1st November, tapas route in La Manga and Cabo de Palos40 bars and restaurants in and around La Manga offer a tapa and a drink for 2.50€ The second Ruta de la Tapa in La Manga del Mar Menor is being held from 16th..
Decomposed body found just outside CartagenaThe body was discovered between Vista Alegre and the motorway A dead body which was found on Sunday afternoon near Cartagena in an advanced state of decomposition.. 19/10/2015
La Manga Club properties attract major international investment fundPatron Capital acquires 50 properties in La Manga Club and will build more A portfolio of 50 apartments and 45,000 metres of land in La Manga Club has been.. 16/10/2015
Algerian immigrants detained on La Azohia beachNo sign has been found in La Azohía of the boat in which they crossed from Africa Four illegal immigrants from Algeria were detained between 23.00 on.. 15/10/2015
27-year-old Cartagena man shot dead on the Monte del CalvarioInvestigations are under way into the death of “Seve” from Lo Campano The Policía Nacional are investigating the circumstances surrounding.. 15/10/2015
Police officer dies in prison while facing possible Cartagena murder charge The officer complained of feeling unwell in his Madrid cell One of the six officers of the Policía Nacional who have been held in custody since.. 14/10/2015
Cartagena campaign to clear away abandoned vehiclesPolice are undertaking a special campaign to clear away unsightly abandoned cars The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that the Policía Local will.. 14/10/2015
La Azohia shows solidarity with refugeesA community lunch in La Azohía raised nearly 1000 euros A community lunch which was organized outside the neighbours’ association in La Azoh&.. 14/10/2015
Alternative access route into Calblanque regional park for 3 weeksThe main access route will be blocked for maintenance works Work to re-surface the main access road into the Parque Regional de Calblanque in the Cartagena.. 14/10/2015
Cartagena presents free open-air autumn pop festival on 17th OctoberThe first Festival Otoño Pop in the Plaza de San Francisco in Cartagena A free entry autumn pop festival is being held on Saturday 17th October in and.. 14/10/2015
Million-euro investment into Mar de Cristal marina Work continues to improve water sports infrastructures in the Mar Menor Just over a million euros is to be invested into improving and extending the facilities.. 13/10/2015
Illegal entry into Spain for 500 eurosTwo jailed for transporting illegal immigrants from Morocco to Cartagena Two Moroccan men have been sentenced by the provincial court in Murcia to seven months.. 13/10/2015
Cartagena radar speed control points 12th to 18th OctoberAdditional points where mobile speed controls will be in operation this week The Policía Local in Cartagena has published its radar control points.. 12/10/2015
European financing sought for Roman amphitheatre excavation in Cartagena Part of the Cartagena amphitheatre lies under the disused bullring in the city One of the most promising sites for the development of tourism in Cartagena.. 10/10/2015
Hungry vulture rescued in El Algar The vulture was captured after days in the area of Los Urrutias and Los Nietos A vulture was rescued by the Policía Local of Cartagena and various volunteers.. 09/10/2015
Archaeologists unearth more of the history of CartagenaCartagena may have been a large Roman weapons factory It sometimes seems that Cartagena has so much history that it’s hard to know what to do with it.. 07/10/2015
Cartagena man fined 300 euros for throwing rubbish off his balconyThe fine is the maximum stipulated for this kind of offence in Cartagena Under the terms of a local law which was passed over 15 years ago, a resident.. 05/10/2015
30 illegal immigrants towed to port in Cartagena25 of the immigrants were picked up off Cartagena by French sailors 25 illegal immigrants arrived in the port of Cartagena on Sunday morning, having been rescued.. 05/10/2015
Cartagena included in EU scheme to make use of abandoned military installationsCartagena is partnered in the Disarmed Cities project by cities in Italy, Croatia and Hungary The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that the city is to.. 02/10/2015
Regional town halls turn green to show support for the mentally disabledGreen is the new colour of the campaign to integrate the mentally disabled into Spanish society The Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena, which is home to the.. 01/10/2015
Esteban Bernal opens Revision : 30 anos in Cartagena“Revisión: 30 años” by Esteban Bernal at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena Painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal, who was born.. 30/09/2015
Stormwater tank locations to be determined for Mar Menor coastline of CartagenaTanks will avoid flooding in Los Urrutias and other towns and reduce pollution in the Mar Menor As the Murcia regional government’s plans to create more.. 30/09/2015
Armed forces divers deactivate old aircraft bomb off La Manga coastlineThe bomb was found 12 metres under surface near Isla Grosa and El Farallón A bomb which was dropped from an aircraft was deactivated on Thursday at.. 25/09/2015
Cartagena hospital fire started by cigarette endInvestigations fail to identify the person responsible for the blaze at the Santa Lucía hospital Investigations into the fire which broke out at the.. 25/09/2015
Injured walkers airlifted from the Rambla del Canar between Tallante and Isla PlanaThe two injured were airlifted to safety in the Rambla del Cañar Two ramblers who fell while walking in the Rambla del Cañar, which runs down.. 24/09/2015
New motorbike racing school opens at Cartagena speed circuitThe Cartagena bike racing facility includes special race technique practice zones A new motorbike racing school was officially opened on Saturday at the Cartagena.. 22/09/2015
Unexploded Civil War shell deactivated in La UnionThe shell was found in the mines of the Sierra Minera outside La Unión A 155-millimetre artillery shell was deactivated and destroyed by the Guardia.. 22/09/2015
Cruise ship schedule for Cartagena during OctoberLocals who enjoy cruise spotting will enjoy seeing some of these vessels in port Local residents may like to time a visit to Cartagena to co-incide with.. 21/09/2015
Triple cruise ship visit to Cartagena on MondayOn 21st September three cruise ships bring 9,000 guests to Cartagena Monday 21st September is scheduled to be one of the busiest days of the year both at the.. 18/09/2015
Cartagena man in hot water for facebooking Guardia Civil in disabled parking bayThe Guardia Civil car was parked in a disabled parking bay at Parque Mediterráneo in Cartagena A young man in Cartagena is facing possible charges for.. 17/09/2015
Location of mobile radar speed traps in Murcia and Cartagena this weekThe speed traps aim to save lives by encouraging safe driving Location of mobile radar speed traps in Murcia and Cartagena this week. NB, the police don´.. 15/09/2015
Water cut in La Azohia on Thursday 17thFrom 9am in the morning Hidrogea have warned that water supply to La Azohía in the Cartagena municipality, will be interrupted on Thursday morning.. 15/09/2015
18th September Military tour of Cartagena in English with tapasDiscover the important military history of the city and enjoy tapas in historical military building -Friday the 18th: MILITARY CARTAGENA TOUR & TAPAS Cartagena..
Romans and Carthaginians in Cartagena, 18th to 27th September 2015Fiestas de Cartagineses y Romanos, Cartagena, 18th to 27th September This colourful and enjoyable festival celebrates the history which shaped the Region of Murcia..
25th September guided English language visit to Cartagena winery This family-run winery produces the only sparkling wine made in the Murcia region Friday the 25th:FAMILY-OWNED WINERY NEAR CARTAGENA Would you like to discover..
26th September English language Romans and Carthaginians tourDiscover the history behind these colourful fiestas and see the grand tour Saturday 26th: Carthaginians & Romans Tour Cartagena’s local festivities are..
26th September, free activity painting Peces with Pedro Cano in CartagenaPeces by Pedro Cano at the Teatro Romano in the centre of Cartagena An activity is being held on 26th September in the streets of the old fishing district..
1200 kilos of hashish confiscated at Cabo de Palos beachThe smuggler was arrested after a chase in the mountains at Cala Reona in Cabo de Palos 1,200 kilos of hashish have been found by the Guardia Civil on board.. 14/09/2015
Thief electrocuted while stealing electric cablingThe incident occurred in Pozo Estrecho, Cartagena A 16 year old thief was electrocuted on Monday in the Cartagena diputation of Pozo Estrecho while attempting.. 14/09/2015
9th to 12th October, outlet fair next to the port of Cartagena39 outlet stands on the seafront in Cartagena for 4 days The 6th annual Cartagena Outlet Fair is being held over the long weekend of 9th to 12th October on the..
10th October, arts and crafts and second-hand market in La Manga Artwork and bargains at Galerías El Flamenco in La Manga del Mar Menor The 15th annual second-hand goods and artisans’ market of La Manga del Mar Menor..
16th to 18th October, women’s associations fair in CartagenaCome along and find out about all the associations you can join and become involved with Craftwork exhibitions on the seafront in the port of Cartagena 39 women..
17th October, free entry open-air autumn pop festival in CartagenaThe first Festival Otoño Pop in the Plaza de San Francisco in Cartagena An autumn pop festival is being held on Saturday 17th October in and around the Plaza..
22nd October English language cheese and wine tour in the Cartagena campoArtisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La Yerbera..
31st October, Halloween party in La Manga del Mar MenorHair-raising fun and games in La Manga to celebrate Halloween 2015 This year’s Halloween party at Galerías El Flamenco, close to kilometre 4 on La..
31st October English guided Halloween tour Los Remedios Cemetery CartagenaThis fascinating cemetery is full of important monuments to the most important families in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English..
30th October to 1st November, national bodybuilding championship in CartagenaGlistening biceps and six-packs at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena On 30th October and 1st November the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena is hosting the 47th..
31st October Benjamin Clementine and Silvia Perez Cruz Cartagena Jazz FestivalStar names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held from..
31st October, spectacular magic show in El AlgarDelirium Riversson at the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar “Delirium Riversson” comes to the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar on Saturday 31st October..
1st November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Troupers Swing :CANCELLEDThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November PLEASE NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER FORECASTS. The 2015..
6th November Iron and Wine, Richard Bona, Cartagena Jazz FestivalStar names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held from..
7th November GoGo Penguin, John Scofield, Cartagena Jazz FestivalStar names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held from..
7th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Troupers SwingThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
8th November Cassandra Wilson at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
8th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Kouroi JazzThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
11th November, Madame Butterfly, opera at the Cartagena auditoriumOne of the best known operas by Puccini at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Opera 2001 presents this performance of Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly..
13th November Kurt Elling and Jose James Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
14th November free guided family walk Calblanque Park CartagenaLearn about the birds and insects who live in the natural parks of Murcia There are a number of activities for families (as well as the more mature of course!)..
14th November Ibrahim Maalouf and Esperanza Spalding Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
15th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Mood SwingThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
20th November Jorge Pardo and CMQ Big Band Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
21st November Kitty Daisy and Lewis Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
21st November, free Cartagena choir concert at the Auditorio El BatelEight local choirs perform in an early evening concert at the Cartagena auditorium Eight choirs from Cartagena and the surrounding area will be performing at the..
21st November English language tour: Cartagena fishing quarter and glass museumDiscover the Barrio de Santa Lucía One of the most interesting sectors in Cartagena city is its fishing quarters, known as the district of Santa Lucia. Legend..
22nd November Andrea Motis, Joan Chamorro, Kyle Eastwood Band, Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
22nd November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: American PieThe Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being..
26th November English language cheese and wine tour in the Cartagena campoArtisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La Yerbera..
28th November, Cartagena Music Society at the Auditorio El BatelRhapsody in Blue is part of the programme in the Cartagena auditorium In a special concert to celebrate the feast day of Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of music..
13th to 15th November Cartagena Mediaeval Market160 stands will be selling a wide range of artisan products Cartagena hosts probably the best artisan market in the Murcia Region over the weekend of 13th to 15th..
15th November Classic motorbikes racing in central CartagenaThe XXXIX Trofeo Corpus de Velocidad On Sunday 15th November the centre of Cartagena will be the scene of a classic motorcycle race with a circuit between the El..
20th November, free open-air concert in the centre of CartagenaThe Sauces music society perform in the Plaza del Icue in Cartagena As part of the celebrations being held in Cartagena in honour of Santa Cecilia, the patron..
22nd November, Family musical in El AlgarA top value musical version of the Hans Christian Andersen tale at the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar As part of a new initiative to make cut-price theatre accessible..
26th November, free Zarzuela concert in CartagenaThe Conservatorio of Cartagena offers a free light opera concert The Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena is presenting a free concert of favourites from..
28th November, Santa Cecilia concert at the Teatro Circo in CartagenaThe Sauces music society perform in honour of the patron saint of music As part of the celebrations being held in Cartagena in honour of Santa Cecilia, the patron..
28th November, boxing in CartagenaEight amateur bouts at the Pabellón de Deportes in Cartagena Cartagena has a long and distinguished association with the sport of boxing, but over recent..
28th and 29th November, rugby matches in the Region of MurciaCartagena versus Murcia is one of the highlights this weekend The Region of Murcia rugby championship continues this weekend with the following matches taking place..
Sundays until 29th November, artist Pedro Cano shows visitors his work in CartagenaTours of “Peces” at the Teatro Romano in Cartagena by the artist himself Visitors to the “Peces” exhibition at the Teatro Romano in Cartagena..
Tuesday film screenings for mothers and babies at Espacio Mediterraneo CartagenaTuesday afternoon is babies afternoon at the Neocine complex in Espacio Mediterráneo The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping mall in the eastern outskirts.. 11/09/2015
Ecuadorian Navy tall ship crew bring their national culture to CartagenaThe Guayas sail training ship has been open to visitors in Cartagena this week Following the recent visit of the Mexican Navy goodwill sailing ship ARM Cuauht.. 11/09/2015
5th, 2th December, children’s Dali visits MURAM CartagenaUnder-12s encouraged to visit the Dalí exhibition at the Muram in Cartagena As part of the exhibition of 34 works by Salvador Dalí at the Muram..
6th December, popular children’s film scores at the El Batel auditorium in CartagenaThe UCAM Symphony Orchestra perform music from The Lion King and Frozen On Sunday 6th December a charity concert is being offered by the UCAM Symphony Orchestra..
30th December, The Town Musicians of Bremen, children’s musical in CartagenaChristmas entertainment at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Town Musicians of Bremen, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, has been adapted into an acclaimed..
Cartagena: La Otra Mirada by Pedro San Martin MoroCartagena in the 1950’s in the municipal archaeological museum The municipal archaeological museum in Cartagena offers a new exhibition showing 38 images..
Until 22nd December, sculpture and photography exhibition in CartagenaSoltar Amarras by Pilar Vich at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena An exhibition of sculture and photography by Pilar Vich, entitled “Soltar Amarras&rdquo..
Until 27th January,Pedro Cano exhibits Peces in CartagenaPeces by Pedro Cano at the Teatro Romano in the centre of Cartagena Blanca-born artist Pedro Cano returns to Cartagena this autumn and winter with an exhibition..
Until 31st January, painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal in Cartagena“Revisión: 30 años” by Esteban Bernal at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena Painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal, who was born in La..
Until 7th January, exhibition of photo portraits by Jose Matran Garcia in CartagenaRetratos: La Luz Como Expresión at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena A collection of portraits taken by local photographer and artist José Matr..
Acuicultura. Descubrela at the ARQUA in CartagenaThree aquaria are among the exhibits at the Acuicultura exhibition in Cartagena until July 2016 An exhibition which opened on Tuesday at the national underwater..
Cartagena Town Hall organize 120 autumn activities for young peopleTrips, excursions, sports and workshops form part of the T-La program in Cartagena Young people living in the municipality of Cartagena have little reason..
Until 11th September, navy training exercises off the coast of CartagenaSubmarine rescue exercises are taking place in and around Cartagena Anyone looking out to sea in the municipality of Cartagena may have been surprised to see.. 09/09/2015
Mayor plans to bypass Murcia and fast track high speed rail to Cartagena The Mayor of Cartagena receives backing from a local rail users association The Town Hall of Cartagena has received backing from the local railway users association.. 08/09/2015
Around 50 refugees could be rehoused in CartagenaCartagena joins the list of Murcia municipalities willing to take in refugees The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that pending approval in full session.. 08/09/2015
Cartagena cleans up after storm damageThe rainfall of Monday means that repeat repairs will be needed at many Cartagena beaches The heavy rain which fell on Sunday and Monday during the storms.. 08/09/2015
Ecuadorian Navy training ship open for public visits in Cartagena The Buque Escuela Guayas is in Cartagena from the 7th to the 9th September On Monday 7th September another interesting vessel will arrive in Cartagena which.. 04/09/2015
Jumilla peach thieves arrested in CartagenaThe rural crime squad has also arrested farming equipment thieves in Águilas Two men have been arrested by the ROCA rural crime squad of the Guardia.. 02/09/2015
18-year-old copper cable thief arrested in CartagenaThe man was detained in the San Antón district of Cartagena Officers of the Policía Local in Cartagena arrested an 18-year-old man on Monday.. 02/09/2015
31st August to 3rd September, free visits to Mexican Navy goodwill ship in CartagenaThe ARM Cuauhtémoc docks at the cruise ship terminal in Cartagena A Mexican Navy sailing ship, the ARM Cuauhtémoc, is visiting Cartagena from 31st..
Cartagena council on the warpath over Rosell hospitalThe Mayor of Cartagena demands that services at the Rosell be reinstated Over the last couple of years there has been widespread discontent among the inhabitants.. 01/09/2015
La Manga del Mar Menor Fiestas 9th to 13th SeptemberLots of free family activities La Manga del Mar Menor celebrates its annual fiestas populares between the 9th and 13th September with a wide range of activities..
1st September registration opens for Cross de la Artilleria in CartagenaThis popular event in Cartagena gets bigger every year As of 1st September registrations will be accepted for this year’s Cross de la Artillerí.. 01/09/2015
Early morning helicopter rescue 17 miles from Cabo de PalosSailor rescued after sinking off the coast of Cartagena The maritime rescue services rescued a man from the sea off Cabo de Palos in the early hours of Monday.. 31/08/2015
5th September, regional and national bodybuilding championships in CartagenaThe 19th regional bodybuilding championship at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Region of Murcia’s bodybuilding championship will be held alongside..
Cartagena man arrested for faking his own kidnappingAn attempt to con his parents out of money lasted only 24 hours A man was arrested in Cartagena on Saturday for faking his own kidnapping in an attempt to.. 27/08/2015
Cartagena Town Hall bans end of summer macro-party in Playa HondaThe Cartagena police will prevent the end-of-summer party at the Playa Honda disco Anyone planning to attend the “Bye Summer Fest” at the Marina.. 27/08/2015
Cartagena Mayor attends annual protest at San Gines de la Jara monasteryThe new Mayor of Cartagena expresses his concern over the state of the monastery With the advent of a new local government in the Town Hall of Cartagena there.. 27/08/2015
Serial irrigation hose thief arrested in Cartagena15 kilometres of irrigation hose have been returned to their owners in the Campo de Cartagena The Guardia Civil arrested a man for the second time in four.. 27/08/2015
Cruise ship arrivals in Cartagena during SeptemberCruise ship spotters will enjoy seeing some of these monsters in the port Local residents may like to time a visit to Cartagena to co-incide with the visit.. 26/08/2015
Another cruise ship monster in CartagenaThe Britannia is “only” 330 metres long Cruise ship spotters had another treat in Cartagena yesterday when the “Britannia” docked.. 26/08/2015
Protesters determined to restore full service in the Rosell hospitalCartagena council is throwing its weight behind the campaign The long-running battle between those working in the Cartagena hospitals of Santa Lucía.. 21/08/2015
Speed control points in Cartagena municipality 24th to 30th AugustSpeed controls are designed to save lives and minimise accidents The Policía Local in Cartagena is continuing with its preventative campaign of speed.. 21/08/2015
34 kilos of hashish on La Manga beachAn early morning walker found the package on the shoreline Beachcombing in La Manga yielded an interesting find on Thursday morning as the waves delivered.. 21/08/2015
20th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museumFree concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the ARQUA..
Missing British resident located in Isla PlanaThe man was suffering from Alzheimers and requires regular medical attention Guardia Civil have confirmed that a missing British national, suffering from Alzheimers.. 20/08/2015
Summer bathers ignore the dangers in El PortusParents put the lives of their children at risk by ignoring danger signs and breaking through the safety barriers The cove of El Portús in the Cartagena.. 19/08/2015
What a whopper! 348 metre long Anthem of the Seas visits CartagenaCartagena remains busy as cruise ships pack the port The Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, visited the port of Cartagena for the third time this.. 19/08/2015
MURAM, Cartagena, Tiempos ModernosAn interesting journey through contemporary Spanish art The MURAM Museum of Modern art in Cartagena is hosting a new exhibition entitled ‘Tiempos Modernos..
Cabo de Palos celebrates the Virgen de la AsuncionThe Virgen was taken out to sea in marine procession The 15th August is celebrated throughout Spain as feast of the Assumption or Día de la Asunci&.. 18/08/2015
Alumbres closes its fiestas patronalesThe closure was attended by members of the new municipal government There are local fiestas taking place in many different locations across the Murcia region.. 18/08/2015
Murcia pushing for more nautical tourismThe Mar Menor offers so much potential which is not being tapped at the moment The new regional minister for tourism and economic development paid a visit.. 18/08/2015
460km in August heat: Artifex relive the history of CartagenaThe nine men arrived at the Roman Theatre Museum footsore and weary after walking from Tarragona to Cartagena Visitors to the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena.. 18/08/2015
Water cut in Isla Plana on Thursday 20th AugustWater will be cut off for 8 hours On Thursday 20th August the area near to the colegio Puig Campillo in Isla Plana will lose its water supply from 9am.. 18/08/2015
Drink-driving clampdown in Cartagena this weekCartagena police warn drivers of the dangers of driving under the influence Drivers be warned: throughout the large municipality of Cartagena, from Isla Plana.. 11/08/2015
Renovation work completed at the marina of Islas MenoresMarinas in the Mar Menor continue to upgrade facilities Work has now been completed on the improvements and renovations of the marina in Islas Menores, on.. 11/08/2015
First confirmations for Cartagena Jazz Festival in November 2015Kurt Elling and John Scofield are among the artists performing in Cartagena in November The Cartagena Jazz Festival is scheduled for the 31st October to 22nd.. 11/08/2015
Fire at Santa Lucia hospital Cartagena causes minimal damageThe damage is mainly external Fire broke out in the Hospital of Santa Lucia in Cartagena this afternoon at around 12.45pm in a fourth floor maintenance zone.. 10/08/2015
New social centre for Playa Paraiso in Cartagena municipalityThis urbanisation is located in its own corner of paradise on the shores of the Mar Menor Playa Paraiso officially opened the doors to its new local social.. 06/08/2015
6th August Free concert in Cartagena subaquatic archaeology museumFree concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the ARQUA.. 06/08/2015
6th, 7th and 8th August Trovalia CartagenaThis is a festival of lone voices performing simple folk improvised verse Trovalia is a festival dedicated to the art of the Trovero, which in essence is best defined..
British wreck diver dies in Cabo de PalosThe deceased was diving the wreck of the Stanfield off the Cartagena coastline A British diver died on Tuesday afternoon while diving the wreck of the &ldquo.. 05/08/2015
13th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museumFree concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the ARQUA..
15th August 40 Principales DJ night at Cabo de PalosFree dance with one of Spain’s hottest radio stations Los 40 Principales is a fab Spanish pop station which focuses on the best of current pop, particularly..
Perin Fiestas 5th to 16th August includes hanging of the donkeyDon't worry, it's not a real donkey, this is just another daft fiesta tradition There are some pretty mad fiestas in Spain, but sadly the longer a foreigner..
Los Belones prepares for annual shopping nightOn Saturday evening classic cars and concerts accompany shoppers on a bargain hunt Los Belones is preparing for its third annual Shopping Night taking place.. 03/08/2015
8th August Shopping Night in Los BelonesOn Saturday evening classic cars and concerts accompany shoppers on a bargain hunt Los Belones is preparing for its third annual Shopping Night taking place on..
New major bus-stop area in central CartagenaThe new area is close to Plaza Bastarreche A new space has been created for the major bus routes from central Cartagena to stop in the newly re-modelled Avenida.. 03/08/2015
Sahrawi children arrive in Cartagena15 youngsters from Western Sahara are spending the summer in Cartagena A group of 15 children from the Western Sahara arrived on Friday in Cartagena, where.. 31/07/2015
Location of speed traps in Cartagena and Murcia this weekCartagena and Murcia police inform of the locations of radar speed guns As part of their continuing efforts to reduce the number of road accidents in the municipalities.. 28/07/2015
Mar Menor wildfire caused by discarded cigaretteThe fire broke out on scrubland between los Urrutias and Los Nietos First investigations into a wildfire which affected 8.4 hectares of reeds and scrubland.. 27/07/2015
New pedestrian and cyclist path to Cala Cortina in CartagenaThe new path is one of various projects to improve the beaches of Cartagena A new 700-metre pedestrian walkway has been officially opened next to the road.. 24/07/2015
Second Murcian agriculturalist hospitalised by heatstrokeTemperatures were around 33 degrees in the Cartagena campo on Thursday A second worker in the Murcia region was taken into hospital on Thursday suffering.. 24/07/2015
Cartagena Mayor wants to use existing railway station for AVE high-speed trainJosé López advocates the cheapest and quickest option as the best for Cartagena Despite all the delays suffered in extending the AVE high-speed.. 24/07/2015
Drone vigilance service over La Manga beachesNice work if you can get it! The pilot scheme is running at the Playa del Barco Perdido in Cartagena As part of an experimental beach safety project a drone.. 24/07/2015
British hallucinogenic cactus growers arrested in Cartagena The cacti found in the La Aljorra greenhouses contain large quantities of mescaline Wikipedia says the plants can be used for "psychonautics and psychedelic.. 24/07/2015
25th July free bands festival CartagenaII Festival de Bandas de la ciudad de Cartagena organised by the Agrupación Musical Sauces The plaza de San Francisco in the central of Cartagena’s..
Failed Cabo de Palos shopping mall to receive a lifeline Hopes are high that the Centro Comercial Las Dunas can be re-developed Following a meeting on Tuesday between José López, the Mayor of Cartagena.. 23/07/2015
Cartagena working to become more mobility friendlyThe demands of the disabled of Cartagena are heard by the Town Hall As the new local government in the Town Hall of Cartagena begins to implement its.. 23/07/2015
25th July Habaneras by the lighthouse of Cabo de PalosThe traditional moonlit concert will be held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the lighthouse On Saturday 25th July the Coral Polifónica Carthagonova..
ARQUA Cartagena: Free family tours to the treasure of Nuestra Senora de las MercedesThe British sunk this Spanish vessel laden with coinage from South America The ARQUA Museum, the El Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática in Cartagena..
Police detain drunk La Manga driverThe vehicle wiped out 10 metres of the Gola de Marchamalo handrail Police have detained the driver of a vehicle which left the Gran Vía of La Manga.. 22/07/2015
39 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cartagena coastlineFive boats headed for Cabo de Palos and Calblanque last night The steady trickle of immigrants from the African continent continues on a daily basis, and marine.. 21/07/2015
La Manga serial burglars handed five-year prison sentences The two men committed 24 burglaries in La Manga in 14 months Two men who burgled 24 properties in La Manga del Mar Menor in just 14 months have been sentenced.. 17/07/2015
17th July free concert Agrupacion Sauces CartagenaIn the Plaza del Icue from 8pm Musicians of the Agrupación Musical Sauces have completed a course for trombone this week, given by Valencian musician.. 17/07/2015
Arqua director finds evidence of the palace of Hasdrubal in CartagenaThe Carthaginian palace is thought to have been a huge triangular complex on the Molinete hill As more and more archaelogical excavation takes place in Cartagena.. 17/07/2015
Fake doctor arrested in CartagenaThe fraudulent medic failed to register as a doctor in Murcia before working in Huelva A man has been arrested in Cartagena on charges of having posed.. 16/07/2015
Murcia government reiterates support for El Gorguel container portCartagena Port Authority is seeking national and European government backing for El Gorguel Francisco Bernabé, the regional minister for Development.. 16/07/2015
Cartagena pups who nearly drowned in tar still have no-one to love themChapa and Pote still searching for their forever home A month ago Chapa and Pote went viral as heart-rending images of them coated in tar plastered not only.. 16/07/2015
La Hormiga Hippy Market La Manga Club and Cabo de PalosEvery Friday and Saturday to 26th September Cabo de Palos and the La Manga Club resort are the two venues this summer for all things hippy and happy, with..
16 illegal immigrants intercepted off the coast of Cartagena5 of the African immigrants apprehended in Cartagena are under 18 The emergency services have reported that sixteen illegal immigrants on board two small.. 13/07/2015
One death and second near miss in weekend drowning incidentsThe woman is intensive care but another bather died in Los Urrutias A 40-year-old woman had to be pulled unconscious from the public swimming pool in El Palmar.. 13/07/2015
Cartagena Town Hall hoists historic independence flag from 1873As Cartagena enters a new era the Mayor highlights the importance of the past At a ground-breaking ceremony on Sunday in Cartagena the red flag which flew.. 13/07/2015
Sevilla-style horse-drawn carriage rides proposed for CartagenaLocal cultural association suggests a flamenco addition to Cartagena tourism The Asociación Cultural de Arte y Flamenco Ciudad de Cartagena has presented.. 13/07/2015
Locations of mobile speed taps in Murcia and Cartagena this weekDrivers can also check the position of radars across Spain Police in the Region of Murcia continue with their radar vigilance campaign, clamping down on speeding.. 13/07/2015
Man saved from drowning in La Manga by off-duty policemanDisaster was also averted in Cabo de Palos when a diver suffered a heart attack An off-duty policeman from the Special Operations Group of the Policí.. 10/07/2015
Wasps a nuisance at Cala Cortina beach in CartagenaThirsty wasps are seek rehydration around beach foot showers Numerous complaints are being received from visitors to the beach of Cala Cortina, just to the.. 10/07/2015
Discussions with Costas department about Los Urrutias and Los NietosThe Mar Menor beaches of Cartagena will return to their natural state As July starts the deadline has effectively passed for the authorities to provide an.. 07/07/2015
No fire but lots of smokeRepsol is not on fire 112 services in the Murcia region were obliged to issue information on Tuesday lunchtime to the effect that Repsol is NOT on fire and.. 07/07/2015
Historic submarine wheel added to Museo Naval in Cartagena collectionThe wheel on display in Cartagena belonged to the S-32 Isaac Peral submarine The Museo Naval in Cartagena has arranged a loan deal to receive the wheel which.. 07/07/2015
Navy divers neutralise projectile off Cala Cortina coast CartagenaProjectiles from the Civil War turn up fairly regularly off the Cartagena beaches It’s summer, so snorkelers and divers have descended on the Spanish.. 05/07/2015
Costa Calida beach deaths at Islas Menores and La MangaA drowning and a heart attack at El Pedrucho and Islas Menores An 81-year-old man from Madrid died on the Cartagena beach of Islas Menores on Saturday after.. 05/07/2015
24th July, Melody Gardot and lots of free music at Mar de Musicas CartagenaJacobo Serra, Astro and Bantastic Fand are among the others on the bill in Cartagena The main concert on the penultimate evening of the 2015 Mar de Músicas..
25th July, final night of the 2015 Mar de Musicas festival in CartagenaThe last night of the festival in Cartagena features artists from Spain and Chile The main event on last night of the 2015 Mar de Músicas world music festival..
4th July Festival Cartagena Jonda, flamenco in CartagenaTaking place in front of the restaurant Mare Nostrum The first edition of the Cartagena Festival Cartagena Jonda is taking place on the evening of Saturday..
Until 30th July, free open-air cinema on Thursdays Museo Arqueologico CartagenaOpen-air evening cinema in the Cartagena archaeological museum The first in a season of Thursday thriller screenings takes place on 2nd July at the Museo Arqueol..
Until 5th July, WWF solar catamaran trips in CartagenaVarious activities related to the marine ecosystems of the Mediterranean in Cartagena The WWF’s solar-powered catamaran arrived in Cartagena on Wednesday.. 02/07/2015
20th July, Gino Paoli and Douglas Dare Mar de Musicas festival in CartagenaOther performers in Cartagena include Chico Trujillo and UK balladeer Douglas Dare The main event in the Mar de Músicas festival on 20th July features Gino..
21st July, Zaz and Toumani Diabate Mar de Musicas festival in Cartagena-URGENT WARNINGOther performers in Cartagena include artists from Mali, Angola, Colombia and Spain URGENT. TOUMANI CONCERT SUSPENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING DUE TO FLIGHT CONNECTION..
22nd July, Five free concerts for Mar de Musicas festival in CartagenaFive free concerts in one night in Cartagena The five free concerts being held on the night of 22nd July in Cartagena feature a bewildering variety of sounds..
23rd July, special Chilean concert and Owen Pallett Mar de Musicas CartagenaFive concerts in one evening in the Cartagena world music festival The main event on 23rd July at the Mar de Músicas world music festival in Cartagena is..
British fishing boat saved by Cartagena-based patrol vesselThe Alborán intervened 500 miles off Galicia in the Atlantic A British fishing boat which sprang a leak and was in danger of sinking was helped out.. 01/07/2015
Illegal beach vendor clampdown in CartagenaTop manta salesmen targeted in La Manga and Cabo de Palos Among the thousands of people arriving at the beaches of the Costa Cálida as July begins are.. 01/07/2015
27th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museumFree concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the ARQUA..
OMITA and Consumer offices move in La Manga del Mar MenorThese are satellite offices for Cartagena residents and save a drive into the main city On Thursday the 2 outlying offices of Cartagena Town Hall based in.. 30/06/2015
Location of speed radars in Cartagena 29th June to 5th JulyPolice continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding Speed kills! That’s the message from local police who continue with their campaign of.. 29/06/2015
Cartagena University joins seed bank at Kew GardensResearchers from Cartagena are working to preserve local plant species The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in south-west London are to allow researchers.. 29/06/2015
17th July, Jimmy Cliff, Mar de Musicas CartagenaOther performers in Cartagena include Tiken Jah Fakoly, Ana Tijoux and Camila Moreno The opening night of the 2015 Mar de Músicas world music festival in..
Mar de Musicas 2015, Cartagena, 17th to 25th JulyThe 21st annual edition of the world music festival in Cartagena The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment..
18th July, James Vincent McMorrow, Mar de Musicas CartagenaOther performers in Cartagena include Lila Downs, Kuenta I Tambú and Noumoucounda Sissoko The main event on the second night of the 2015 Mar de Mú..
19th July, Chilean music gala, Mar de Musicas CartagenaQuilapayún and a Víctor Jara tribute at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena This special concert of Chilean music features Quilapayún, a politically..
Cartagena Mayor backs single primary school plan for La AljorraJosé López says demands for a larger site in La Aljorra are “common sense” The residents of La Aljorra, particularly those with young.. 26/06/2015
New Mayor puts an end to Cartagena traffic light camera finesAlternative uses are being sought for the cameras placed in traffic lights in Cartagena José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, announced on.. 26/06/2015
Anthem of the Seas liner docks in Cartagena4,100 visitors enjoy a day in the historic city of Cartagena The view in the port of Cartagena on Wednesday was dominated by the 347-metre cruise liner Anthem.. 25/06/2015
Cartagena San Juan celebrations pass without serious incidents Incidents in the centre of Cartagena were nothing to do with the San Juan bonfires The all-night bonfire and fireworks parties which were held throughout the.. 25/06/2015
Record May for foreign tourism in the Region of MurciaThe UK is by far the most important market for the tourism in the Costa Cálida The number of foreign visitors coming to the Region of Murcia continues.. 24/06/2015
Unfinished Cartagena sports complex placed on hold by new MayorThe Palacio de Deportes in Cartagena still has numerous defects Following the emergency removal of some of the metallic sheets covering the new but unopened.. 24/06/2015
Cartagena Mayor intends to search for palace of Hasdrubal on Molinete hillProperty development delayed to allow archaeological digs in central Cartagena José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, said on Tuesday that the.. 24/06/2015
Underwater drones to detect fuel leaks tested in CartagenaThe aim in Cartagena is to create a fleet of intelligent anti-oil slick vehicles A veritable fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles and aerial drones has.. 23/06/2015
Cartagena firemen remove Palacio de Deportes roof coveringThe still un-opened silver slug represents a challenge for the incoming council One of the problems inherited by the new council in the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 22/06/2015
Abandoned puppies thrown into a tub of tar in CartagenaOne of the three Cartagena puppies died despite the efforts of local volunteers The Guardia Civil are searching for whoever is responsible for an appalling.. 22/06/2015
26th June, 30th anniversary concert in the Parque Sauces in CartagenaA special celebratory concert is offered by the Agrupación Musical Sauces It is now 30 years since the Agrupación Musical Sauces gave their first..
Anti-botellon officers start summer campaign in Cabo de PalosThe aim is to prevent a repeat of the disturbances in Cabo de Palos last year Following the disturbances to residents and visitors in Cabo de Palos which were.. 22/06/2015
28th June, Free band concert A Dos Bandas in CartagenaA special celebratory concert is offered by the Agrupación Musical Sauces It is now 30 years since the Agrupación Musical Sauces gave their first..
Cost-cutting begins in the Town Hall of CartagenaThe local government of Cartagena will operate with 6 departments rather than 9 José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, has announced the first.. 18/06/2015
Cartagena police publish speed trap locationsThe Cartagena police give information on where their speed guns will be located Following the lead of their counterparts in Murcia, the Policía Local.. 18/06/2015
19th to 27th June, LGTB Pride Week in CartagenaVarious events to celebrate the EnorgulleCT week Cartagena The city of Cartagena is throwing its full weight behind the LGTB Pride events being organized between..
Firemen rescue dog from a well in Cala Reona in Cabo de PalosThe dog had fallen into a 10 metre deep well Firemen in Cartagena were called out to help a dog owner in the Cala Reona area of Cabo de Palos in the Cartagena.. 18/06/2015
La Union man arrested for 26 burglaries in Los UrrutiasThe burglar targeted holiday homes on the inland shore of the Mar Menor A 27-year-old habitual criminal from La Unión has been arrested by the Guardia.. 17/06/2015
Cartagena Town Hall will fly LGTB pride flagAn LGTB march is being held in Cartagena on 27th June The rainbow flag representing LGTB pride will fly from the flagpoles at the front of the Palacio Consistorial.. 17/06/2015
Access to Calblanque for motor vehicles will be free but restricted this summerThe new regulations at the beaches of Calblanque come into force on 27th June The controversial issue of motor vehicle access to the beaches and natural park.. 17/06/2015
Change in procedures at Cartagena Town HallThe new Mayor of Cartagena introduces sweeping procedural changes José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, and his Deputy Ana Belén Castej.. 16/06/2015
Jose Lopez, Mayor of Cartagena for the next 2 yearsMovimiento Ciudadano and the PSOE agree to share the Mayorship of Cartagena The voters in Cartagena wanted change and now they’ve got it as the Mayor.. 13/06/2015
Eight illegal immigrants rescued off Cartagena coastlineThe men were spotted waving empty fuel bottles in the air Marine rescue services Salvamento Marítimo (Sasemar) rescued eight ilegal immigrants.. 12/06/2015
King Felipe VI visits CartagenaThe King of Spain presided over the military submarine centenary ceremonies Felipe VI of Spain visited Cartagena for the first time since becoming King last.. 12/06/2015
Illegally caught tuna donated to local aid charitiesThe fish will be used to feed those in need via charity soup kitchens Last week the Guardia Civil caught fishermen illegally fishing for tuna, in breach of.. 12/06/2015
Cartagena Town Hall required to provide evidence in the Punica corruption caseCartagena contracted Madiva to provide internet marketing services Officers of the Guardia Civil presented themselves at the Town Hall of Cartagena first thing.. 10/06/2015
Vencedora returns to Cartagena after 3 months preventing illegal fishingThe patrol ship is back in Spain after combating smuggling off the coast of Senegal After covering 12,400 miles during a three-month tour of duty along the.. 08/06/2015
11th June, open doors and guided tours at the Cartagena Municipal Archive The open doors day in Cartagena is being held to celebrate International Archives Day 9th June is International Archives Day, but due to this date coinciding..
Cartagena firefighters in action in the city centre and EscombrerasTwo fires kept the Cartagena fire brigade busy on Sunday The fire brigade of Cartagena was called into action on two fronts on Sunday evening to deal with.. 08/06/2015
Cartagena UFO-spotter given four years for starting forest fireThe Cartagena man set off a flare in the Sierra de la Muela A 32-year-old who headed into the mountains of the Sierra de la Muela in Cartagena on the night.. 08/06/2015
5th to 13th June, Fiestas de San Antonio de Padua in TallanteA week of festivities in the village of Tallante, in the west of Cartagena Tallante, in the west of the municipality of Cartagena, celebrates its local Fiestas..
Charity collection raises 800€ for Caritas in the centre of CartagenaA Town Hall councillor helped out at one of the Cartagena collection tables The annual Cáritas collection outside the Town Hall in the centre of Cartagena.. 05/06/2015
1,000 tons of contaminating waste dumped by Escombreras treatment company Asbestos was buried and liquid waste poured down drains by the Escombreras firm The Guardia Civil have arrested five employees at an industrial waste treatment.. 05/06/2015
World War II mine deactivated by Cartagena divers in GironaThe moored mine was just 200 metres from the town of Rosas in Girona A German World War II moored mine which was found 12 metres under the surface of the.. 04/06/2015
Three vehicles burnt in the streets of Cartagena Two rubbish containers were also incinerated in Calle del Parque in Cartagena Three motor vehicles parked in Calle del Parque, close to the Museo Militar.. 04/06/2015
New Isaac Peral exhibit of the month at the Naval Museum in Cartagena The Museo Naval de Cartagena is also opening a new submarine weaponry exhibition The latest “exhibit of the month” at the Museo Naval in Cartagena.. 03/06/2015
Until 14th September, painting exhibition at the Roman Theatre in CartagenaTheatrum by Salvador Torres at the Museo del Teatro Romano in Cartagena Local artist Salvador Torres is exhibiting a series of works at the Teatro del Museo Romano..
Until 30th June, photography exhibition by Jose Maria Campos in Cartagena“Ensueños Mediterraneos” at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena Ensueños Mediterráneos, an exhibition of photographs by José..
Vietnamese bather downs in Cala Reona near Cabo de PalosThe victim was an exchange student at the UCAM in Murcia A 25-year-old Vietnamese exchange student drowned on Sunday while snorkeling in the rocks off the.. 01/06/2015
Cartagena Mayoress resignsPilar Barreiro has stepped down after 20 years at the head of Cartagena council The end of an era. After 20 years heading up Cartagena council, Mayoress Pilar.. 30/05/2015
Cartagena Mayoress fights to cling hold of officePilar Barreiro hopes to continue in office in Cartagena She’s down, but she’s not yet out. Despite last week’s calamitous showing for the.. 29/05/2015
Cartagena cathedral to reopen to the public temporarilyThe cathedral in Cartagena has been neglected as the Roman theatre has taken priority For many years the old Cathedral of Cartagena has run the risk of becoming.. 28/05/2015
30th/31st May free tours of Spanish navy vessels in CartagenaExhibitions and other events in the Armed Forces Day celebrations in Cartagena Seven Spanish Navy ships will be open to visits from members of the public..
31st May guided visit to the Remedios Cemetery in CartagenaThis guided tour is to raise money for the Asilo de los ancianos A Spanish language guided visit to the historic Remedios cemetery in Santa Lucia, Cartagena..
5th and 6th June free visits to Spanish Navy vessels in CartagenaExhibitions and other events in the Armed Forces Day celebrations in Cartagena Seven Spanish Navy ships will be open to visits from members of the public..
27th to 31st May, open-air gourmet tapas event in CartagenaCartagena Sabor, a tapas route with a difference on the seafront in Cartagena The 4th edition of the popular Cartagena Sabor tapas event begins on 27th May and..
31st May, Potato Day marks the start of the fiestas in La Puebla, CartagenaThe fiestas of La Puebla in Cartagena are held in honour of the Sacred Heart This year’s annual fiestas in La Puebla, which falls within the Cartagena municipality..
7th June, volunteer beach clean-up in La Azohia,CartagenaThe venue is the stony and sandy beach at the foot of Cabo Tiñoso in La Azohía A beach clean-up is being organized by 7 Eplan on Sunday 7th June in..
Until 15th September, photography competition in CalblanquePrizes on offer for the best photo of the Natural Park of Calblanque Throughout this summer the Associación Calblanque is holding its first photography.. 27/05/2015
Cartagena Mayoress refuses to accept defeatPilar Barreiro vows to continue as Mayoress in Cartagena despite the election setback Pilar Barreiro, who is technically still Mayoress of Cartagena.. 26/05/2015
Meeting with Costas and council to sort out Los Urrutias beachesResidents of Los Urrutias and Estrella de Mar want their beaches clean for the summer The condition of the beaches on the western shore of the Mar Menor in.. 26/05/2015
Cartagena election results 2015Cartagena Mayoress could be on the way out after the PP vote collapses With almost 99% of the votes having been counted following Sunday’s municipal.. 25/05/2015
28th May, water supply cut off in western districts of CartagenaNo mains water supply for 24 hours in Tallante, Los Puertos, Perín and El Portús The mains water supply is due to be cut off for up to 24 hours.. 25/05/2015
Non-Spanish residents apathetic in Cartagena local electionsOnly 586 British national residents have registered to vote in Cartagena on Sunday The number of parties presenting candidates for Mayor in the local election.. 22/05/2015
7th June, Cadena Ser triathlon in CartagenaRegistration is now open for the Ser-Tri event in the port area of Cartagena Athletes can now register to take part in the 2015 Ser-Tri triathlon in Cartagena..
“The Boy with the Fish” dies in CartagenaEmblematic Cartagena statue model dies One of the most popular statues in the streets of Cartagena is the one commonly known as “the boy with the fish&rdquo..
National Minister says San Javier transfer is OK by herSan Javier was voted the best small airport in Europe in 2014 In February of this year it was announced by Airports Council International that the airport.. 21/05/2015
La Azohia residents protest against lack of social centreA front-line plot designated for community use continues to lie empty in La Azohía With the local elections throughout Spain now under a week away.. 20/05/2015
El Portus residents demand action to prevent rock fallsHalf of the beach at El Portús will remain closed off for the whole summer As next Sunday’s local elections loom, all over Spain residents are.. 19/05/2015
Los Urrutias residents protest over beach neglectThe smell is bad for business say local traders as the holiday season begins As next Sunday’s local elections approach the residents of many parts of.. 19/05/2015
Spectacular anti-smuggling training exercise in the sea off CartagenaHigh-speed mock-up helicopter and boat chase in the waters of Cartagena Members of the public who were lucky enough to be on the Cartagena coastline in the.. 18/05/2015
Bee thief arrested and charged with seven crimes in Murcia15,000 euros’ worth of material was stolen from hives in the Campo de Cartagena A man has been arrested by the Guardia Civil on seven charges of theft.. 18/05/2015
14th to 17th May, local fiestas in Los BelonesThe fiestas of Los Belones are held in honour of San Isidro Labrador The annual fiestas in honour of San Isidro, the patron saint of the town of Los Belones as..
16th May, five warships open to public visitors in CartagenaThe ships will be at the La Curra dock in the port of Cartagena To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the European Maritime Force this weekend five warships.. 15/05/2015
17th May, residents demand neighbours association building in La AzohiaThe plot which was home to the Guardia Civil in La Azohía has been unoccupied for years This Sunday at 13.00 a demonstration is being held on the plot.. 14/05/2015
Five more Blue Flags fly on the beaches of the Costa Calida this summerTwo of the newly recognized beaches are in Águilas Two more in San Javier and one in Mazarrón will also fly the Blue Flag for the first time.. 14/05/2015
16th May, Night of the Museums, CartagenaNoche de los Museos, Cartagena The Night of the Museums is a huge event in Cartagena, bringing tens of thousands of people into the centre of the city to visit..
Two tons of hashish intercepted 15 miles offshore from CartagenaThis is the second Cartagena drugs shipment to be intercepted in a week Approximately 2,000 kilograms of hashish were seized on Tuesday by officers of the.. 13/05/2015
Volunteer lifeguards prepare for the summer in Cartagena43 new trainees are training to watch over the beaches of Cartagena Between now and 7th June 43 volunteers hoping to serve as lifeguards this summer on the.. 12/05/2015
Third largest cruise ship in the world brings 4,100 passengers to CartagenaThe Quantum of the Seas is the most modern cruise liner in the world The cruise liner Quantum of the Seas arrived in Cartagena at 10.00 on Monday, bringing.. 11/05/2015
League cricket returns to La Manga ClubA 2nd team double header versus Madrid 2’s hails a new era for La Manga Cricket Club League cricket returned to La Manga Club at the weekend with Madrid 2nd..
Cartagena feral cats earn another lifeThe Brigitte Bardot Foundation sent a plea for Cartagena cats to be spared In the face of vehement opposition from members of the public to the reported policy.. 08/05/2015
Cartagena Mayoress cleared of corrupt practicesThe Supreme Court finds no case to pursue related to the Novo Carthago project Spain’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that there is no indication of.. 07/05/2015
Firemen join in Cartagena seagull control campaignSeagulls nest in the most inconvenient of places No matter how much effort goes into trying to keep seagulls away from municipal buildings, they still insist.. 06/05/2015
Charity plant sale outside Cartagena Town HallFlowers and leaf vegetables are being sold for charity in the centre of Cartagena As has become their custom over recent years, the students at the Agronomy.. 05/05/2015
5th to 9th May, international boxing competition in CartagenaPugilists from 19 countries do battle at the Pabellón Wssell de Guimbarda in Cartagena The boxing tournament which is being held between 5th and 9th May..
International boxing competition in Cartagena this weekEntry is free of charge between Tuesday and Thursday This week the Pabellón Wssell de Guimbarda in Cartagena is hosting an international boxing tournament.. 04/05/2015
4th June, works by Mozart and Schubert at the Auditorio El Batel in CartagenaThe Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the Cartagena auditorium Under the baton of guest conductor Kaspar Zehnder the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra performs..
23rd May, 6-kilometre cross-country race in AlumbresThe route includes part of the Sierra Minera foothills around Alumbres Cartagena The third annual cross-country race in Alumbres, a few kilometres east of the city..
27th June, Erase una Vez, ballet at the Auditorio El Batel in CartagenaFairy tale ballet at the Cartagena auditorium Érase Una Vez (in English “Once Upon a Time”) is a ballet set in a magic forest and featuring..
23rd May, Pocoyo and his friends on stage in the Cartagena auditoriumChildren’s entertainment at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Children’s favourite Pocoyo brings his friends and his stage show (in Spanish) to the..
30th May, Vanesa Martin in concert in CartagenaSpanish pop singer at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Málaga-born pop singer Vanesa Martín comes to Cartagena on 30th May as part of a tour on..
Until 29th June, the history of science in plasticine Cartagena Archaeological MuseumNewton and Einstein in plasticine at the Museo Arqueológico in Cartagena An unusual exhibition is running at the Museo Arqueológico in Cartagena until..
Fun exhibitions in Cartagena and Murcia to make learning a pleasureHistory can be just as much fun for adults as children! Learning is always so much easier if it’s fun and two exhibitions in the archaeological museums.. 30/04/2015
1st and 3rd of May Las Cruces de Mayo, the Crosses of May CartagenaCartagena celebrates the tradition of the Cruces de Mayo If you'd like to read more about what happens, and why it happens, click Cruces de Mayo, what´..
Annual seagull cull begins in CartagenaLast year 258 seagull chicks were removed from Cartagena nesting sites The Town Hall of Cartagena begins its annual seagull population control exercise on.. 29/04/2015
Mar Menor recognized as centre of excellence for Spanish water sports tourismThe flag awarded by the Spanish authorities is flown for the first time Los Alcázares Official statistics report that last year over 200,000 visitors.. 29/04/2015
16th May, Legally Blonde musical in Spanish at the Cartagena auditoriumUna Rubia Muy Legal at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Legally Blonde, the 2001 comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, premiered as a musical on Broadway in 2007..
8th May concert and prizegiving Entre Cuerdas y Metalles CartagenaFree entry, Young Musician of the Year , El Batel Cartagena This is the final event in this year’s Young Musician of the Year event in Cartagena and is a..
2 million euros to create Vias Verdes for Totana-Cartagena-MazarronThese old railway lines are popular for recreational use once reconditioned As part of the ongoing project to create more recreational routes for walkers and.. 28/04/2015
29th April 24 hour water cut in Cartagena municipalityTallante, Los Puertos, Perin, San Isidro, La Magdalena, La Corona, Galifa, El Portus and Lirio The Campo de Cartagena faces yet another water cut on Wednesday.. 28/04/2015
25th and 26th April, chance to visit Spanish navy frigate in CartagenaThe frigate Cristóbal Colón docks in Cartagena this weekend The Spanish navy frigate Cristóbal Colón, which belongs to the F-100.. 24/04/2015
Until 10th May, Caldero and Marinera tapas route in La Manga, Los Belones and Cabo de PalosTwo of the most typical Costa Cálida seafood tapas feature in this gastronomic event Lovers of the fish and seafood of the Mediterranean and the Mar.. 24/04/2015
2015 parking arrangements will change again at CalblanqueAccess to Calblanque is to be limited to 466 vehicles at any one time In recent years there has been constant controversy and disagreement over the issue of.. 23/04/2015
Roman sculpture in Cartagena Archaeological MuseumSculptures found in 19th century excavations return to Cartagena Convidados de Piedra features ancient statues found in Cartagena in the 19th century A new exhibition..
25th April, La Manga celebrates its own Sevillana spring fairHorses, sherry and flamenco bring a touch of Andalucía to La Manga On Saturday 25th April fans of flamenco and the culture of Sevilla are invited to spend..
26th April classic cars at La MangaGathering of classic cars at El Arból, Km0.5 La Manga The El Arból supermarket at Km 0.5 of La Manga is hosting a concentration of classic cars on..
24th April to 10th May, tapas route in Los BelonesA tapa and a drink for 2.50€ in the bars and restaurants of Los Belones The sixth annual tapas route is taking place in Los Belones over the 17-day period.. 23/04/2015
Repsol investigating disappearance of two 15 metre long heat exchangersThis type of spare part requires a crane and seriously large lorry to help it disappear Two 15-metre devices are missing presumed stolen from the plant in.. 18/04/2015
La Manga Mediterranean coast cleared after jellyfish invasionStrong winds brought the mauve stingers to La Manga on Wednesday morning Thousands of “Pelagia noctiluca” jellyfish washed up onto the beach on.. 17/04/2015
Batteries stolen in Zaragoza were destined for S-80 submarines in CartagenaThe submarine construction program in Cartagena has been dogged by technical and financial problems The construction of the Spanish Navy’s S-80 submarine.. 17/04/2015
Cartagena Port Authority monitors Puerto de Mazarron gull populationThe aim is to keep the gull population down around the lighthouse of Mazarrón For the fourth year in a row the Port Authority of Cartagena is monitoring.. 16/04/2015
24th and 25th April, Weekend DJ Festival in CartagenaDJs present current and nostalgic music mixes on the seafront in Cartagena Cartagena’s first Weekend DJ festival is being held on the seafront next to the..
Get ready to party: free Weekend DJ Festival in CartagenaDJs present current and nostalgic music mixes on the seafront in Cartagena Cartagena’s first Weekend DJ festival is being held on the seafront next to.. 15/04/2015
9th May, 14-kilometre relay running race in CartagenaRunners can complete one, two or four laps of the Cartagena motor racing circuit The Town Hall of Cartagena is promoting another new event in the city’s sporting..
Cabo de Palos fish market reopens for one day to raise money for CaritasThe Lonja of Cabo de Palos closed its doors 23 years ago The fish market of Cabo de Palos is to reopen its doors after a gap of 23 years for a one-off auction.. 14/04/2015
El Portus residents still homeless ten months after rock fallNo action has been taken to shore up the mountain in the west of Cartagena Around a hundred people gathered on Sunday to protest at the ordeal being suffered.. 14/04/2015
17th April, Cartagena free concert Efecto Mariposa and La MusicaliteThis is the III Concierto Fortaleza Pop This weekend Cartagena holds the Ruta de las Fortalezas, a gruelling cross country run which takes participants on a route..
Calblanque information point re-opensThe Las Cobaticas Centre gives information about the regional Calblanque park Following improvement works, the Las Cobaticas information point in the regional.. 13/04/2015
2015 Mar de Musicas poster presented in CartagenaThe Cartagena music festival will be held from 17th to 26th July As the summer approaches the official poster for this year’s Mar de Músicas festival.. 10/04/2015
1st to 3rd May, La Manga Xperience at the Playa Isla del Ciervo La Manga kite-surf festival with zip lines, other sports and music The second La Manga Xperience event is being held at the Playa Isla del Ciervo from 1st..
25th April Mina Matilde open for visits El Beal CartagenaThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
Cartagena hosting Spanish Trialbike Championship May 9th/10thCala Cortina will host the action of the Copa de España Trialbici The Club Trialbici de Cartagena is hosting the Spanish Trialbike Championships over the..
The Cartagena-Los Nietos rail line could be extended to Cabo de PalosIslas Menores and Playa Honda could benefit from an extension of the FEVE line The 20-kilometre FEVE railway line which runs from the city of Cartagena to.. 09/04/2015
Graffiti art for Canteras Cartagena with 4ART12 Months 12 Walls is creating urban art throughout Spain The project 12 Months 12 Walls has set out to bring a splash of colour to dry urban environments.. 08/04/2015
Search for young musician of the year continues in CartagenaFree entry to the semi-finals This week the search to find the best young musicians in the Murcia Region continues, with the semi-finals of Entre Cuerdas y.. 08/04/2015
Cartagena 19th April procession with image of Virgen de la CaridadThe honorary Mayoress of Cartagena is very rarely seen in public The image of the Virgen de la Caridad, Patrona of Cartagena, will leave her basilica for a rare..
Cartagena tourism enjoys a prosperous Easter periodOver a third of all visitors to Cartagena are estimated to be from outside Spain The fine weather and the improvements in the economy are held to be the main.. 07/04/2015
26th April family activities Calblanque regional parkVarious activities in the Sierra Espuña, Calblanque, El Valle and San Pedro del Pinatar During April and May there are a range of free family activities..
23rd May free geological walk Calblanque regional parkVarious activities in the Sierra Espuña, Calblanque, El Valle and San Pedro del Pinatar During May there are a range of free family activities taking place..
11th April, Solidarity bike ride in Cartagena, all welcomeVoluntary bike ride from Cartagena to La Aljorra and back Cartagena’s first “Salida Solidaria en Bici”,or solidarity bike ride, is being..
Foreign national diver loses life in La AzohiaThis is the second such tragedy in 6 months in La Azohía For the second time in six months the dive centres of La Azohía, in the Cartagena municipality.. 01/04/2015
Until 5th April, Los Urrutias Easter tapas route16 bars offer are taking part between El Carmolí and Estrella de Mar For the fifth year in a row the town of Los Urrutias is holding its “Rutapa.. 30/03/2015
Top quality German kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms now available in Mar Menor areaGerman Küchen Studio have a new showhouse on Camposol and new agent for the Mar Menor German Küchen Studio have now expanded and opened their new.. 30/03/2015
British national rescued in Los Belones after suffering from a fallThe woman and her husband were out walking A 66 year old British national was rescued by Cruz Roja and emergency services on Saturday after suffering from.. 29/03/2015
Cartagena Semana Santa programme 2015 in EnglishEaster week Programme Cartagena, 27th March to 5th April 2015 Military precision, sleek shining lines of gliding penitents, and the sheer scale of these atmospheric..
Advance seat reservations for the Cartagena Easter Week processionsSeating can be reserved for the Wednesday, Friday and Sunday processions in Cartagena The processions of Easter Week are almost upon us, and as all of those.. 26/03/2015
Cartagena Diputations Semana Santa programmes 2015Alumbres, Cabo de Palos, El Algar, La Puebla, La Aljorra, Los Belones, El Albujón, La Palma and Llano del Beal. These are the Semana Santa processions which..
First Spanish Semana Santa parade is in Cartagena at 3am on Friday morningCartagena is the first city to parade in Holy week The first Easter procession in the whole of Spain sets off early on Friday morning in Cartagena, beginning.. 26/03/2015
26th March, free religious choral music concert in CartagenaThe Iuvenis Musica choir perform at the Iglesia del Carmen in Cartagena On the evening of Thursday 26th March, just prior to the start of the Easter holidays in..
27th March, the Dia de la Patrona in CartagenaFree lunchtime concert and floral offering to the Virgen de la Caridad The Virgen de la Caridad is one of the patrons of the city of Cartagena The Easter Week processions..
24th March, Mozart’s Requiem at the Auditorio El Batel in CartagenaThe Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra also perform Symphony 29 by Mozart Under the baton of conductor Virginia Martínez the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra..
25th April, the story of Miguel de Molina at the Cartagena auditoriumA classic copla singer remembered at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Miguel de Molina was one of the best known copla singers in Spain during the mid-20th century..
Los Belones to Portman road improvements for Cartagena and La UnionA new cycle lane and pedestrian pathway will improve road safety from the La Manga Club to Los Belones Portmán will finally enjoy better communication.. 20/03/2015
Operation ancla yields new star exhibit for Murcia museumPolice found the anchor for sale on the internet The regional archaeological museum in Murcia City has acquired a new star exhibit in the form of a substantial..
21st March volunteers wanted for Calblanque environmental activityThis month the Monte de Cenizas behind the La Manga Club will be given a little TLC On Saturday the 21st March the Asociación Calblanque will be participating..
Region of Murcia news round-up, Monday 16th March 2015Illegal immigrants found after extensive search, Murcian councils are still slow payers, temperatures set to stay cool and Easter preparations underway in.. 16/03/2015
Cartagena council stop taxi drivers taking passengers for a rideControl is needed to ensure quality of service and fair prices Cartagena council have approved measures to regulate the tourist taxi service which is in operation.. 14/03/2015
18th to 21st March Rock in Carthago VII, Molinos Marfagones Cartagena41 bands blast it out over the Bank Holiday weekend of San José Music fans might enjoy the forthcoming edition of Rock in Carthago VII which is taking place..
Cartagena Mayoress will lead PP into municipal electionsPilar Barreiro will fight for four more years in spite of Novo Carthago investigation Finally the questions of who will represent each political party in the.. 14/03/2015
16th, 17th,18th free entry semi finals Young Musicians competition CartagenaEntre Cuerdas y Metales at the Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena The 18th Region of Murcia “Entre Cuerdas y Metales” young musicians&rsquo..
Cartagena Town Hall imposes standard terrace furniture on bars and restaurantsThe aim is to ensure that Cartagena bar terraces all look alike A move has been unveiled by the Town Hall of Cartagena to standardize the terrace furniture.. 13/03/2015
Parents of rock throwing Los Belones teens must compensate widowA man died on the La Manga motorway after three boys threw a 15-kilo rock The parents of three youngsters who caused the death of a car passenger on the dual.. 13/03/2015
23rd, 24th,26th free entry semi finals Young Musicians competition CartagenaEntre Cuerdas y Metales at the Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena The 18th Region of Murcia “Entre Cuerdas y Metales” young musicians&rsquo..
7th ,8th,9th April free entry semi finals Young Musicians competition CartagenaEntre Cuerdas y Metales at the Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena The 18th Region of Murcia “Entre Cuerdas y Metales” young musicians&rsquo..
13th, 14th, 15th, 16th April free entry semi finals Young Musicians competition CartagenaEntre Cuerdas y Metales at the Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena The 18th Region of Murcia “Entre Cuerdas y Metales” young musicians&rsquo..
15th March, Saint Matthew Passion by Bach at El Batel in CartagenaThe charity performance features the Discantus choir in the Cartagena auditorium On Sunday 15th March at 20.30 the UCAM Symphony Orchestra and the Discantus choir..
English Ladies' golf stars out in force at the La Manga ClubLadies Golf La Manga Club Mar Menor Murcia Amanda Mayne and Debbie Richards, two members of England’s senior ladies’ team that were crowned European.. 13/03/2015
16th and 17th March, nocturnal road closures affect access into Cartagena westMore problems for those driving between Puerto de Mazarrón and Cartagena The traffic disruption caused by roadworks on the access roads into Cartagena.. 13/03/2015
Residents of Los Urrutias and El Carmoli demand to be unitedThe Mar Menor towns belong to different areas and residents believe they are neglected On the inland shore of the Mar Menor, in the northernmost part of the.. 13/03/2015
Cartagena beaches prepare for the spring holidaysCala Cortina receives 144 tons of new sand The beach of Cala Cortina, which lies a couple of kilometres to the south-east of Cartagena on the coastal road.. 12/03/2015
La Manga awaits influx of Austrian and Czech touristsCentral Europeans boost off-season tourism in the Costa Cálida Over the last year, as part of the initiatives to de-seasonalize tourism in the Region.. 12/03/2015
13th March, free flamenco singer in concert in Cartagena archaeological museumGema Caballero performs at the Museo Arqueológico in Cartagena As part of the prolonged celebrations in Cartagena of International Women’s Day, which..
14th and 15th March, musical based on Frozen in El AlgarLa Prinzesa de Hielo at the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar La Prinzesa de Hielo is a musical based on the film Frozen, telling the story of a princess who is able..
The oldest cypress tree in Cartagena receives a spring haircutThe cypress in the Barrio de la Concepción is between 70 and 90 years old The cypress tree which grows next to the health centre in the Barrio de la.. 11/03/2015
1st April English language guided Semana Santa tour in CartagenaDiscover what goes on behind the scenes in Cartagena -Wednesday April the 1st: HOLY WEDNESDAY EASTER PARADE TOUR IN CARTAGENA (Afternoon) Paying a visit to the..
Friday 3rd April, English language Good Friday tour in CartagenaGo inside Cartagena’s Semana Santa with this English language guided visit -Friday April the 3rd: GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION TOUR IN CARTAGENA (Afternoon) This..
Cartagena archaeological visitors park is “becoming a little Pompeii”Work continues on the second phase of the Molinete site in Cartagena The second phase of archaeological digging to extend the Molinete site in Cartagena is.. 11/03/2015
14th March Karen Noble at the San Isidro social club in the Cartagena municipalitySocial event in the Cartagena Campo The San Isidro social club in the little hamlet of San Isidro, within the Cartagena municipality, will be hosting a night..
Cartagena Holy Week preparations continueThe faithful flock to Cartagena churches as the Easter processions approach As part of the countdown to the Semana Santa celebrations in the city of Cartagena.. 10/03/2015
Cartagena Mayoress gives evidence in the Novo Carthago casePilar Barreiro denies any wrongdoing regarding the El Algar macro-project Pilar Barreiro, who has been Mayoress of the city of Cartagena since 1995, gave evidence.. 06/03/2015
5th to 8th March British Superbike teams training at Cartagena speed circuitSpectators are welcome free of charge at the circuit for the training days Last year a good number of expats went along to watch British Superbike champions.. 05/03/2015
15th March free guided family walk in Calblanque regional parkVarious activities in the Sierra Espuña, Calblanque, El Valle and San Pedro del Pinatar During March there are a range of free family activities taking place..
7th and 8th March, classic Volkswagen meeting in La MangaVW owners can share their passion for Beetles in La Manga over the weekend The second annual classic VW owners’ event is being held in the Plaza del Hotel..
La Manga sign-writers in need of translation adviceMoney is available for signs, but not for translation services! Much is often made in the Region of Murcia and the Costa Cálida of the need to make.. 05/03/2015
Tallante primary school in pioneering educational schemeThe Peñas Blancas school is unique in the Region of Murcia The new Peñas Blancas infant and primary school in Tallante, in the Campo de Cartagena.. 04/03/2015
Hang-glider cocaine trafficking ring busted in Galicia and Cartagena9 kilos of cocaine were concealed in a hang-glider sent to Cartagena An organization dedicated to the receipt and distribution in Spain of cocaine from South.. 04/03/2015
Until 30th May, A Divinis in CartagenaA Divinis features sculptures by 20th century artist José Capuz at the Teatro Romano José Capuz was a sculptor who had close links to the Easter Week..
Saturday free guided tours of sculptures by Capuz and Cartagena in the Middle AgesThe tours include explanations of 2 exhibitions at the Teatro Romano in Cartagena Every Saturday during the month of March the museum of the Teatro Romano is holding..
14th March, Viva La Movida! children’s educative gymkhana at the Muram CartagenaFamily fun at the regional modern art museum in Cartagena This event, which is designed for children aged between 5 and 12, is being held as a complementary activity..
28th March, Viva La Movida! children’s educative gymkhana at the Muram CartagenaFamily fun at the regional modern art museum in Cartagena This event, which is designed for children aged between 5 and 12, is being held as a complementary activity..
18th April, Viva La Movida! children’s educative gymkhana at the Muram CartagenaFamily fun at the regional modern art museum in Cartagena This event, which is designed for children aged between 5 and 12, is being held as a complementary activity..
25th April, Viva La Movida! children’s educative gymkhana at the Muram CartagenaFamily fun at the regional modern art museum in Cartagena This event, which is designed for children aged between 5 and 12, is being held as a complementary activity..
Until 11th March, used clothes and toys collection in Los BelonesA children’s party is being held outside Los Belones church on 7th March The shops of the village of Los Belones, at the southern end of the Mar Menor.. 02/03/2015
Cartagena residents protest against changes in health serviceThe closure of the Rosell hospital in Cartagena continues to attract criticism Many of the residents of Cartagena have been far from happy with the way the.. 27/02/2015
Cartagena “loses” three thousand foreign residents in a year2,300 Ecuadorian residents struck from the Cartagena list in six years Maintaining an accurate count of foreign resident numbers is a difficult task for local.. 27/02/2015
Cartagena Mayoress to declare on 5th March in Novo Carthago court casePilar Barreiro faces calls for her resignation from opponents in Cartagena Pilar Barreiro, the Mayoress of Cartagena, has been summoned to declare before the.. 25/02/2015
1st March Guided Spanish language tour to the Remedios Cemetery CartagenaThis guided tour is to raise money for the Asilo de los ancianos A Spanish language guided visit to the historic Remedios cemetery in Santa Lucia, Cartagena..
Saturday 7th March, English language tour Los Remedios Cemetery CartagenaThis fascinating cemetery is full of important monuments to the most important families in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English..
Thursday 12th March, English guided tour, Cartagena hill to hillDiscover how the strategic location of Cartagena made it such an important military base Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language..
Monday 16th March, English language tour, Calblanque regional aprkThe Calblanque regional park has a wealth of native flora and fauna Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the..
Friday 27th March, English language tour, wine tasting in CartagenaDiscover Cartagena wines Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified..
Cartagena man arrested for holding up a Chinese food storeSecurity cameras captured the face of the Cartagena robber A man was arrested by the Policía Nacional in Cartagena on 10th February for holding up a.. 23/02/2015
Chile is the featured country at the 2015 Mar de Musicas festival in CartagenaThe 2015 Cartagena festival takes place from 17th to 25th July The 21st edition of the annual Mar de Músicas festival in the city of Cartagena will.. 23/02/2015
Teenage stone-throwers arrested after AP-7 incident in CartagenaA previous incident in Los Belones resulted in one motorist being killed Three people under the age of 18 were arrested by the Guardia Civil on Thursday 19th.. 23/02/2015
Until 22nd March, submarine exhibition at the Museo Naval in CartagenaModels and photographs commemorate the long history of submarines in Cartagena A new exhibition containing models and photographs of submarines has opened.. 23/02/2015
Until 22nd March, submarine exhibition at the Museo Naval in CartagenaModels and photographs commemorate the long history of submarines in Cartagena A new exhibition containing models and photographs of submarines has opened at the..
Cabo de Palos lighthouse celebrates its 150th birthdayThe lamp was first lit in Cabo de Palos in 1865 The historic lighthouse of Cabo de Palos, which rises to a height of 51 metres above the promontory on which.. 21/02/2015
Novo Carthago promotor says he didn´t know development was on protected landThe developer planned to build 10,000 houses alongside the Mar Menor The case of the Novo Carthago macro-development in the hinterland of the Mar Menor.. 20/02/2015
Until 15th June, El Imperio de los Sentidos by Manuel in CartagenaThis vibrant exhibition is in the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena An exhibition of paintings by Murcia artist Manuel Pérez opens on 20th February..
Cricket: 27th February Tom Maynard Trust Academy v Spanish national sideTaking place at the La Manga Club Resort Two matches starting at midday, spectators welcome! Anyone who misses those summer afternoons enjoying the thwack of a..
Mar Menor management committee a step closer to becoming a realityThe committee will oversee development and conservation in the whole Mar Menor area The Mar Menor is arguably the single most important tourist attraction.. 19/02/2015
Summer parking arrangements for Calblanque beaches up in the airThe controversial 2014 Calblanque parking scheme will not be repeated In the summer of 2014 a controversial new car parking scheme was introduced at the Calblanque.. 19/02/2015
Flu epidemic continues to cause overcrowding in Murcia hospitalsPatients at the Arrixaca hospital are re-directed to the maternity wing The growing suspicion among opposition parties that the public health service of the.. 18/02/2015
Still no news about identity of PP candidates for Murcia electionsCandidates for President of the Region, and Mayors of Murcia and Cartagena are still unknown The run-up to May’s municipal and the regional elections.. 18/02/2015
Cartagena road tax payments dueCartagena vehicle owners have until 31st March to pay their annual IVTM bills The Town Hall of Cartagena has issued its annual car and road tax bills to all.. 18/02/2015
Mediaeval Cartagena in the Roman Theatre Museum to 30th MayEvidence regarding Cartagena in the Middle Ages has been found at the Roman Theatre site A new exhibition entitled “Cartagena Medieval” opens this week..
9th May, Revolver live in concert in CartagenaSpanish rock giants at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Legendary Spanish rock and pop group Revolver have confirmed that following the release of their latest..
Until 30th May, Medieval Cartagena exhibition in the Teatro Romano museumEvidence regarding Cartagena in the Middle Ages has been found at the Roman Theatre site A new exhibition entitled “Cartagena Medieval” opens this.. 16/02/2015
Protesters demand a lifeline for San Javier airportConcerns for San Javier jobs when Corvera opens Between 100 and 200 people gathered outside the parliament of the Region of Murcia in Cartagena on Wednesday.. 13/02/2015
15th February, shepherd's route walk from La Azohia to Campillo de AdentroMurcia shepherd’s lunch in La Azohía for walkers taking part! The ADELA neighbour’s association in La Azohía is holding a sociable shepherd..
14th February, tree planting in the Calblanque regional parkRe-populating the Sierra de Atamaría with cypress and juniper trees The Calblanque Association and ANSE are holding a volunteer re-planting activity in the..
La Manga Caravan and Camping Club Ralliers raise 2,580 euros for MABSEach winter over 200 British campers soak up the sun on the Costa Cálida The camping site at La Manga is located right down on the shores of the Mar.. 12/02/2015
Car fire in Cartagena highlights important point for expatsThe importance of photocopying documents is highlighted when situations such as this occur Cartagena Fire Brigade were called out on Thursday morning to deal.. 12/02/2015
Concern over condition of San Gines de la Jara monasteryTwo men caught stealing roof tiles from the Cartagena monument On Monday afternoon two men were caught by officers of the Guardia Civil removing approximately.. 11/02/2015
Water cuts on Wednesday morning in Los Urrutias, El Carmoli and Punta BravaWater will go off at around 9am Residents of Los Urrutias, Punta Brava and El Carmolí will be without water on Wednesday 11th February from around.. 10/02/2015
Improvement work begins on the marina of Islas MenoresThe Mar Menor provides over half of all marina berths in the Costa Cálida The first stone was officially laid on Monday in the improvement and upgrading.. 10/02/2015
Carnival is underway in CartagenaWow, what fabulous costumes! These are some of the gorgeous outfits awaiting Carnival attendees at the Cartagena carnival on Saturday evening, when around.. 09/02/2015
9th February, water supply to be cut off in Cabo de PalosPart of Cabo de Palos will be without water on Monday morning Residents of Cabo de Palos are warned that on Monday 9th February the water company Hidrogea.. 07/02/2015
7th to 17th February Carnival in Cartagena The main parade is on Saturday 14th February This year Cartagena Carnival is considerably earlier than last year, as Easter is also earlier, and has one main parade..
14th February, main parade Cartagena CarnivalThe main parade is on Saturday 14th February This year Cartagena Carnival is considerably earlier than last year, as Easter is also earlier, and has one main parade..
English secondary school students on exchange visit to CartagenaFrom Teignmouth to Cartagena to practise the Spanish language As part of the linguistic exchange program which has been set up between Teignmouth Community.. 05/02/2015
Partial solution to traffic chaos on Cartagena approach roadA short cut is opened from Eroski to the Carthago Nova football stadium The Avenida del Cantón, which cuts across the fairground behind the Cathago.. 04/02/2015
Ten arrested for human trafficking in Murcia and AlmeriaThe men charged 600 euros to Africans attempting to cross to Spain Ten people have been arrested for allegedly trafficking in human beings after an incident.. 04/02/2015
Cartagena Town Hall at loggerheads with El Batel managementThe Cartagena auditorium management company has not been paid The month of February has begun with the Town Hall of Cartagena and the management company at.. 04/02/2015
La Azohia residents want to belong to Mazarron, not CartagenaVisitors are often surprised that La Azohía and Isla Plana are in Cartagena, not Mazarrón Many people visiting La Azohía and Isla Plana.. 04/02/2015
Vandals repeat attacks on Cartagena monumentThe Monumento al Procesionista in Cartagena had only just been repaired Only three weeks after repair work was completed following earlier vandalism the Monumento.. 03/02/2015
7th February, Beatles Day at the Auditorio El Batel in CartagenaBeatles for Kids and tribute act Abbey Road at the Cartagena auditorium Saturday 7th February is Beatles Day at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena, with the first..
25th February, Opera at El Batel Cartagena, Masked Ball by VerdiUn ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) Full-scale Opera in three acts by Guiseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Somma based on Eugène Scribe’s «Gustav..
March 7th, Pink Floyd tribute, El Batel CartagenaPink Tones present the Pink Floyd Show The Pink Tones recreate the best of Pink Floyd Tickets 25,20 and 18 euros Start time: 9.30pm Discounts:  ..
13th March, Regional Symphonic Orchestra El Batel CartagenaIvana Pristasova violin, invited director Mario Kosic 13th March: Under the baton of Mario Kosic, the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra is joined by violinist..
6th February to 30th May, abstract landscape art exhibition in CartagenaDesde mi Ventana by Juan Mariano at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena Oriente is the name given by Murcia artist Juan Mariano to his latest collection of ten paintings..
New health centre opened in Cartagena WestThe facility in the Barrio de la Concepción in Cartagena can deal with 26,000 patients In recent weeks much has been made of the problems of overcrowding.. 02/02/2015
Heavy goods vehicles could be forced to use Cartagena-Vera ghost motorwayAt last, it may be possible to get through Molinos Marfagones without celebrating a birthday waiting for the traffic lights to change An interesting solution.. 29/01/2015
Cruise passengers in Cartagena account for one sixth of all foreign visitors to MurciaCartagena cruise visitors are expected to reach 150,000 in 2015 As the Fitur international tourism fair opens in Madrid, with the Region of Murcia represented.. 29/01/2015
Pressure in emergencies re-ignites Cartagena hospital debateStaff at the Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena struggle to deal with the flood of patients The difficulties being faced by the new Santa Lucí.. 28/01/2015
Phoenician relics return to the Arqua in Cartagena after a trip to New YorkItems from Mazarrón and Bajo de la Campana were exhibited at the Met in New York Having spent over three months on loan to the Metropolitan Museum in.. 27/01/2015
Until 31st March, local artist Pedro Manenti in CartagenaSueños del Mediterráneo at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy Cartagena Pedro Manenti, a self-taught painter who was born in Cartagena..
10th February, Ugandan children’s choir perform live in CartagenaUganda Natumayini perform African music at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Uganda Natumayini is a children’s choir from the country referred to in their..
Cartagena Mayoress to be investigated by the national courtsPilar Barreiro is accused of manipulating local land use laws in the Novo Carthago case The PP Mayoresses of the major cities in south-eastern Spain have.. 27/01/2015
1st February, charity mile race in CartagenaThe Milla Urbana Solidaria de la Huertecica was a huge success last year For the second year running the “Milla Urbana Solidaria de la Huertecica” mile..
Almost 9 tons of hashish resin seized offshore from CartagenaThe cargo has a value of 13.6 million euros The Spanish customs authorities have struck another blow in the fight against drug smuggling, with the announcement.. 27/01/2015
Central Cartagena flooded by burst water mainThe water supply was cut off to the Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena for three hours The Plaza de España and the Alameda de San Antón.. 23/01/2015
Cartagena motor sports circuit could boost year-round tourismThe Los Dolores circuit brought over 6,000 visitors to Cartagena in 2014 From time to time the motorways of Murcia seem to have been taken over by motorcyclists.. 22/01/2015
21 tons of mackerel donated to Cartagena soup kitchens by Tarragona policeThe mackerel was shipped from Marseille and is now in Cartagena charity diners As a by-product of a drugs raid by the Policía Nacional in the port of.. 22/01/2015
Until 31st March, La Musica en el Arte by Anushree Krementz in CartagenaLa Música en el Arte by Anushree Krementz at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy Anushree Krementz was born in Munich in 1979, and following a..
New Cartagena buses save on fuel costsHybrid buses cut fuel consumption and reduce CO2 emissions in Cartagena As part of the drive to modernize public transport in the city and municipality of.. 20/01/2015
Advertising for erotic cabaret revue removed from streets of CartagenaThe Town Hall denies that the move is in response to complaints from Cartagena residents The staging of the erotic cabaret revue The Hole at the El Batel auditorium.. 19/01/2015
3rd February, English language guided tour of contemporary CartagenaDiscover the architectural highlights of modernist Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region..
11th February, English language guided wine and spirits tourCartagena area: Wine tasting in a Bodega and Licor 43 tour Discover locally made wines and spirits with this guided English language tour Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena..
Blessing of the animals in Cartagena for San AntonThis was the largest turn-out in living memory The district of SanAntón in Cartagena held its traditional ceremony blessing the animals of the municipality.. 19/01/2015
17th January, star-gazing night at Cabo de Palos lighthouseThe Noche de Estrellas event in Cabo de Palos is free for all taking part A special evening of astronomy is being held in the open air next to the lighthouse of..
17th January blessing of the animals CartagenaCartagena, Blessing of the animals The 17th January is the day of Saint Anton Abad, usually associated with the protection of animals. The key activity related..
17th January, free guided walk Cabezo de la Fuente in CalblanqueAn 8-kilometre walk in the regional park of Calblanque During January and February there are a range of free family activities taking place in the regional parks..
8th February, children’s story-telling in the regional park of CalblanqueEducational fun for youngsters about plants in the regional park of Calblanque During January and February there are a range of free family activities taking place..
Repair work completed on Cartagena procession sculptureThe Monumento al Procesionista in Cartagena had been vandalized The Monumento al Procesionista, the sculpture in the Plaza de San Sebastián in the heart.. 16/01/2015
Until 13th February, historic submarine photographs on display in Cartagena11 images show the launch of the Peral submarine at the Museo Naval in Cartagena The Museo Naval in Cartagena is introducing a new feature in 2015 called the.. 14/01/2015
Cartagena shipyard involved in European Defence Agency market studyThe Navantia shipyard is an important part of the economy of Cartagena The Navantia shipyard in Cartagena has for many years been one of the most important.. 14/01/2015
Rural crime squads are strengthened throughout MurciaFamily group arrested in Cartagena after over 50 robberies Following a recent increase in thefts and burglaries in rural areas of the Region of Murcia, representatives.. 14/01/2015
28th January to 1st February, The Hole musical in CartagenaAn adult musical spectacular at the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena The Hole is described as a mixture of cabaret, burlesque, circus, theatre, striptease and..
4 concerts for just 30 euros : Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra in CartagenaFour concerts will be given in the El Batel auditorium in the first half of 2015 The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra is performing four concerts in the first..
22nd January, Lara St. John with the OSRM at El Batel CartagenaTop-level Canadian violinist performing Four seasons each from Vivaldi and Piazzolla 22nd and 23rd January Vivaldi and Piazzolla: Eight Seasons Lara St. John..
A trio of classical concerts featuring international artists for music loversLara St. John and the American String Quartet, tickets from 8 euros Cuarteto a Buenos Aires by Claudia Montero Vivaldi and Piazzolla: Eight Seasons Music.. 13/01/2015
La Manga Club launches new elite football centre for aspiring professionalsLa Manga Club offers residential programmes for footballers of all nationalities Having hosted some of the world’s top football stars over the last.. 12/01/2015
Tallante pea-flower recovery program makes further progressThe “garbancillo de Tallante” was thought to be extinct until 2003 Astragalus nitidiflorus, commonly known as the Garbancillo de Tallante, or the.. 09/01/2015
Galifa residents urged to desist from vigilante patrolsCartagena Town Hall advises the locals to refrain from putting their lives at risk A spate of robberies and other crimes in Galifa, a small rural enclave in.. 09/01/2015
11th January Romeria de la Luz, El Canar TallanteEl Cañar runs between Isla Plana and Tallante The Romeria of La Virgen de la Luz, in la Rambla de el Cañar is taking place on Sunday 11th January..
Global stars show off football skills at La Manga ClubTop teams training at La Manga Club this Winter European giants Borussia Dortmund headline an impressive list of football clubs from all across the world.. 08/01/2015
Illegal Algerian immigrants die while crossing the Mediterranean to CartagenaThe tragedy highlights the problem in Spain but Italy receives more refugees It has been confirmed that five of the people who set out on small boats from.. 07/01/2015
Giant Roscon de Reyes cake rounds off Cartagena festivitiesA 150-metre long cake attracts visitors to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Cartagena The Christmas celebrations officially ended on Cartagena with the Three.. 06/01/2015
Winter cycling breaks at the luxurious La Manga Club ResortPrices start from just 230€ for a four night break, with guide, accommodation, shuttle bus, breakfast and use of luxury fitness centre with spa The popularity..
4th December, 150 metres of free Roscon de Reyes in CartagenaThis is the third year creating this giant Roscón Each year it gets bigger and this year the Roscón de Reyes in Cartagena is set to top.. 03/01/2015
5th January Three Kings in CartagenaCartagena, Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos 11:00am Grand welcoming fiesta for the Three Kings who arrive on the tourist boat in the port area at 11.30am, then walk..
10th January Matildes Mine open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
31st January Matildes Mine El Beal open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
19th to 28th December, traditional cooking and Asiatico coffee in the bars of Los BelonesOld-fashioned Costa Cálida cooking over Christmas in the hostelries of Los Belones A new twist on the by now familiar tapas route is being held in Los.. 18/12/2014
21st December, free carol concert in garden of Cartagena archaeological museumThe concert takes place at midday The municipal archaeological museum in Cartagena, the Museo Arqueológico Municipal Enrique Escudero, is hosting a free..
Islas Hormigas lighthouse given 40,000-euro faceliftThe water around Cabo de Palos and the Islas Hormigas has witnessed numerous shipwrecks The Law which governs Spanish ports rules that the Port of Cartagena.. 17/12/2014
17th December, Free concert of Christmas songs CartagenaThis is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 17/12/2014 Plaza José Mª. Artés – Christmas artisan market 17:30 Taking place in the..
20th December, Free Christmas concerts in CartagenaOne open-air concert by the belen at lunchtime and a choral concert in a church during the evening This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 20/12/2014..
21st December, two free concerts in CartagenaOne open-air concert by the belen at lunchtime and a choral concert in a church during the evening This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 21/12/2014..
26th December, Festival of Cuadrillas in CartagenaThe Boxing day Festival of Cuadrillas brings traditional Murcian Christmas music to the belén This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 26/12/2014..
27th December, two free concerts in CartagenaA free band concert at lunchtime and a choral concert in the evening This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 27/12/2014 Plaza José Mª. Art..
28th December, free lunchtime concert CartagenaA free band concert at lunchtime and a choral concert in the evening This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 28/12/2014 Plaza José Mª. Art..
4th January, Fiesta Roscon de Reyes in CartagenaWill this be the biggest Roscón ever made??? This is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 04/01/2015 Plaza José Mª...
Cartagena cruise ship season concludes for 2014137,000 cruise ship passengers visited Cartagena this year On Friday the “Albatros” cruise ship belonging to Phoenix Reisen became the last this.. 15/12/2014
Six arrested for prostitution and drug dealing in Cartagena gentlemen’s clubIllegal immigrant women were forced into prostitution in Cartagena Six people have been arrested by the Policía Nacional as the result of a raid on.. 15/12/2014
13th December, Live music by the Cartagena belenThis is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 13/12/2014 Plaza José Mª. Artés – Christmas artisan market 10:00am In the pedestrianized..
14th December, lunchtime concert by the Cartagena belenThis is part of the Cartagena Christmas activities 14/12/2014 Plaza José Mª. Artés – Christmas artisan market 12:00 midday Ice-skating..
13th December, classic motorbikes at the Cartagena racing trackPre-1972 bikes in two events at the Molinos Marfagones circuit Two classic motorbike races are being held on Saturday 13th December at the Cartagena racing.. 11/12/2014
30th December, Free orchestral concert CartagenaTaking place in the Auditorio El Batel Cartagena Start time 8pm, doors open one hour beforehand Free entry until the auditorium is full This extraordinary concert..
27th December, Ballet Swan Lake in CartagenaThe Moscow Ballet presents Swan Lake at El Batel Swan Lake, with a sumptuous score by Tchaikovsky is one of the best loved ballets ever written and no matter how..
14th December, 7.5km non-competitive Red Cross charity event in CartagenaA walk through the city centre of Cartagena to raise funds for those in need A non-competitive walk is being held in Cartagena on 14th December to raise funds.. 10/12/2014
The Atamaria area of Cartagena is to be reforested at a cost of 1.5 million eurosCartagena is one of only two natural homes for the sandarac tree in Europe The Town Hall is collaborating with the naturalists of the ANSE organization to.. 10/12/2014
Christmas Programme Cartagena 2014Christmas in Cartagena 2014 Christmas activities in Cartagena focus around the main central shopping streets of the city, namely Puertas de Murcia, Calle Carmen..
12th December, charity gala in CartagenaThe “De Carthago a Broadway” show raises funds for the homeless at the Auditorio El Batel The 19th annual charity gala of the Hospitalidad de Santa..
A warm glow of seasonal spirit for Cartagena municipal belen inaugurationA full programme of free concerts and children’s activities accompany the seasonal offering Cartagena is now officially ready for Christmas, and on Friday.. 08/12/2014
Annual 8th December procession to celebrate the Immaculate Conception in La AzohiaFireworks and music accompany the patron saint of La Azohía in a seafront parade As in countless other towns and villages throughout Spain, the national.. 08/12/2014
La Manga Club raises the bar with new sports performance centre La Manga Club Mar Menor Murcia Posted 3rd December 2015 Spain’s five-star La Manga Club has endorsed its commitment to delivering five-star excellence across..
Cartagena nativity scene inaugurated for holiday weekendThe Christmas lights are being turned on in Cartagena on 5th December The municipal nativity scene in Cartagena will be inaugurated in the Plaza de San Francisco.. 05/12/2014
6th December, Mercado de San Nicolas, La Manga del Mar MenorA Christmas handicrafts market formerly run by the German community This year the neighbour’s association of La Manga del Mar Menor and the artisan&rsquo..
Saturday 17th January, English language tour, Remedios Cemetery CartagenaThis fascinating cemetery is full of important monuments to the most important families in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English..
Thursday 22nd January English language guided Cartagena tourDiscover the secrets of Roman Cartagena including a site still under excavation Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided..
Los Urrutias will have a new medical centre when money is available to build itCartagena Town Hall is committed to improving existing Los Urrutias facilities Residents in the Mar Menor resort town of Los Urrutias often complain that they.. 03/12/2014
Hansa Urbana president claims Novo Carthago is still viableThe Mar Menor residential development has been declared illegal Despite the fact that even Cartagena Mayoress Pilar Barreiro admits that it is now extremely.. 03/12/2014
Ice skating rink open in Cartagena for Christmas periodThe rink offers 35 minutes for 3.50 euros The traditional ice skating rink set up in the centre of Cartagena is now open for the Christmas season and.. 02/12/2014
Registrations open for Patchwork encuentro in Cartagena on 13th DecemberPractitioners, and those selling patchwork materials gather at the Pabellón Jiménez de la Espada in Cartagena II Encuentro Nacional de.. 02/12/2014
Giant concrete blocks manufactured in Escombreras floating docksThe huge structures are for construction work in the port in Palma de Mallorca The construction company Ferrovial-Agromán is currently working on a.. 02/12/2014
New Escombreras rail link construction contract awarded for 21 million eurosThe extended dock facilities in Escombreras will be fully linked to the main rail network Efforts continue to improve the infrastructures supporting industry.. 02/12/2014
27 kilometres of stolen copper cabling to be replaced in CartagenaCopper thieves have left Cartagena streets in the dark The current high price of copper in international metals markets is causing higher levels of theft and.. 01/12/2014
New parking spaces at Muelle de la Curra in the port of CartagenaCycle lane and footpath to be cleared of parked vehicles on the Cartagena harbour wall Work is under way at the Muelle de la Curra, the main manmade breakwater.. 01/12/2014
30th November, regional trial bike championship in CartagenaTrial cyclists from the Region of Murcia compete in Cala Cortina The Region of Murcia Trial Bike championship is once again being held at the Cartagena beach.. 28/11/2014
Cartagena Mediaeval market takes the port back in time until SundayCartagena hosts its annual Mediaeval market between Friday 28th and Sunday 30th November Cartagena turns back the clock this weekend and “goes Mediaeval.. 28/11/2014
Cartagena Mediaeval Market 28th to 30th NovemberCartagena hosts its annual Mediaeval market between Friday 28th and Sunday 30th November Cartagena turns back the clock this weekend and “goes Mediaeval&..
29th November, Cartagena concert for Saint CeciliaBy the Agrupación Musical Sauces in the Nuevo Teatro Circo On Saturday the Agrupación Musical Sauces holds its annual concert in honour of Saint..
Cartagena ice skating rink open from 29th November to January 6thThe rink offers 35 minutes for 3.50 euros The traditional ice skating rink set up in the centre of Cartagena opens for the Christmas season on Saturday 29th November..
69 year old drives 8km in wrong direction on Cartagena motorwayThis is the sixth such incident on the Region of Murcia this year A 69-year-old woman was arrested by the Guardia Civil on the A-30 near Cartagena on Wednesday.. 27/11/2014
29th November, Flamenco Feeling at El Batel CartagenaFlamenco dance in Cartagena On Saturday 29th November the El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena hosts a flamenco dance spectacular which may well appeal to expats who..
Cartagena firemen rowing across the AtlanticThe crossing is a brutal challenge of mental and physical endurance Emilio Hernández and José González, both of them firemen from Cartagena.. 26/11/2014
Water cuts in El Mojon, El Limonar, Isla Plana, Los Madriles, San Gines and La AzohiaWater will be off on Thursday morning The areas of El Mojón, El Limonar, Isla Plana, Los Madriles, San Ginés, La Azohía and nearby houses.. 26/11/2014
10,500 non-Spaniards can vote in the 2015 Cartagena municipal electionsEU nationals can register on the Cartagena electoral roll until 30th December These 10,500 residents have the power to put three councillors on the Cartagena.. 26/11/2014
2nd January, New Year concert at the Auditorio El Batel in CartagenaNavidad con Cajamurcia features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra In this typical New year concert at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia the programme..
Cartagena Mayoress confirms the failure of the Novo Carthago developmentThe bankruptcy of the promoter hammers home the final nail in the Novo Carthago coffin Professionals in the property sector of the Region of Murcia have known.. 25/11/2014
Burning of Bethlehem no deterrent to El Albujon belen buildersThe nativity scene figures will be on display in alternative premises on the main Cartagena road Following the fire in the church hall which ruined the traditional.. 24/11/2014
ILBOC lubricant plant in Cartagena at full capacityThe regional Minister for Industry visited the newly completed plant in Escombreras, Cartagena Europe is the largest market in the world for high quality.. 24/11/2014
Flamenco Feeling by Sara Lezana at El Batel Cartagena this weekendFlamenco dance in Cartagena On Saturday 29th November the El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena hosts a flamenco dance spectacular which may well appeal to expats.. 24/11/2014
Supreme Court investigating role of Cartagena Mayoress in Novo Carthago corruption caseThe Novo Carthago case in Cartagena continues to spell trouble for regional politicians The Novo Carthago residential and holiday development on the shores.. 22/11/2014
29th October, Free choral concert in Cartagena for Saint CeciliaThe event features seven choirs in the El Batel Auditorio A nice early concert starting at 6pm. XVIII Muestra de Canto Coral Maestro José Espinosa The El..
Cartagena Jazz Festival ends with a bang this weekendTwo nights of great music end the Cartagena Jazz Festival After three weeks of top class concerts the 34th Cartagena Jazz Festival draws to a close on Saturday.. 21/11/2014
New system improves Emergencies dept waiting times in Cartagena hospitalTwo thirds of emergency patients at the Santa Lucía wait for under four hours to see a doctor The new triage system in which patients are pre-assessed.. 20/11/2014
21st November, Molinos Marfagones band free concert in CartagenaThe concert at the Ramón Alonso Luzzy centre in Cartagena is to honour Santa Cecilia To mark the feast day of Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of music..
Until 18th January, Fuego Perpetuo in the Roman Theatre of CartagenaModern art fills a 2000-year-old setting in Cartagena The “Itinerarios: Geografías del Arte Contemporáneo” program has brought its fourth..
Fuego Perpetuo opens in Roman Theatre Museum, CartagenaThe exhibition remains in situ until January 2015 The “Itinerarios: Geografías del Arte Contemporáneo” program has brought its fourth.. 20/11/2014
Escombreras desalination plant management subjected to judicial investigationsThe Escombreras management companies allege costs of 600 million euros Following the announcement last week that the regional government of Murcia is to take.. 20/11/2014
21st to 23rd November, Cartagena hosts major salsa eventA salsa feast for lovers of hot Latin music Latin lovers still have time to sign up for the 8ª Congreso Internacional de Salsa, Carthagosalsa, which.. 19/11/2014
Water cuts in the Cartagena campo on ThursdayTallante, Los Puertos, Perín, San Isidro, La Magdalena, La Corona, Galifa, El Portús and Lirio are all affected Hidrogea, the concessionary.. 18/11/2014
Dangers of Belen building in El AlbujonResidents of the Cartagena town will have to celebrate Christmas without their traditional nativity scene Preparations for Christmas in the town of El Albuj.. 18/11/2014
109 year old Plaza de Espana in Cartagena gets faceliftCosmetic repairs are being carried out in the historic Cartagena park The Plaza de España in Cartagena, the large square where the Paseo de Alfonso.. 18/11/2014
Mayoress of Cartagena takes the Experiencia 43 tour in Los CamachosThe Licor 43 museum and guided tours have been a huge success with tourists One of the new successes in local tourism in Cartagena over the course of 2014.. 17/11/2014
Traffic disruption on N332 heading into Cartagena from Mazarron directionThe temporary roundabout next to the new sports palace is to be removed Those driving into Cartagena along the N332 from the Mazarrón direction.. 17/11/2014
Los Urrutias beaches to be dredgedResidents of Los Urrutias welcome the move but demand more protection for their beaches The regional ministry for Agriculture and Water has given the green.. 17/11/2014
Austrian grey wave brings more tourist revenue to La Manga and the Mar MenorAustrian pensioners will visit Cartagena during their stay in the Costa Cálida An agreement has been reached with an Austrian tour operator by which.. 14/11/2014
14th to 16th November, ArtHotel fair in CartagenaArt on display in Cartagena hotel rooms in the 6th annual ArtHotel event This year’s ArtHotel fair in Cartagena is taking place over the weekend of 14th..
16th November, volunteer day Calblanque regional parkTree planting volunteers needed for regional park activity The Calblanque association are undertaking a volunteers day on the 16th November to help repopulate..
14th to 16th November, live music and dancing in the centre of CartagenaThe Dinamiza tu Plaza event takes place in the Plaza del Rey in Cartagena This year’s Dinamiza tu Plaza event in Cartagena is being held over the weekend..
La Finca Christmas Day Lunch 2014The La Finca restaurant on la Manga Club offers a superb classic Christmas Menu for Christmas Day 2014 in comfortable and luxurious surroundings. Booking is essential..
Cartagena dignitaries commemorate the flood of 1694Thanks were given in Cartagena on Saturday to the Virgen del Rosell and the Four Saints 319 years ago in 1694, on 24th November, the feast day of Santa Catalina.. 10/11/2014
Cartagena council also contracted publicity through MadivaOperacion Punica resulted in the arrests of 51 people The Cartagena tourist department has this week found itself the subject of regional media coverage as.. 09/11/2014
Until 15th January, Antonio Barcelo art exhibition in CartagenaThe Cartagena artist shows his work in the Palacio Molina Cartagena artist Antonio Barceló has been painting for well over 40 years, and a new exhibition.. 09/11/2014
Registrations now for Christmas patchwork gathering in CartagenaPatchwork enthusiasts gather at the Pabellón Jiménez de la Espada in Cartagena As we approach the festive season the season of Cartagena is.. 06/11/2014
2.7 million euros for Los Urrutias stormwater collection tankAn end to flooding could be in sight for Mar Menor residents A partial solution to the problem of frequent flooding on the inland shore of the Mar Menor could.. 06/11/2014
29th November, free geology and mining tour of the regional park of Calblanque- CANCELLEDThe Ruta Geominera explains the geology of Cala Reona and Punta Negra NB THE ROUTE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO PREDICTIONS OF BAD WEATHER AND RAIN FOR SATURDAY...
Fire at the Valdelentisco desalination plant in Isla PlanaNo casualties were reported at the Isla Plana plant A fire which broke out at approximately 16.30 on Tuesday at the Valdelentisco desalination plant in Isla.. 05/11/2014
Macy Gray does it her way in CartagenaMy Way is the right way for Macy Gray Macy Gray kicked off the 34th Cartagena Jazz festival delivering a set which combined sweet nostalgia, raunchy.. 03/11/2014
Cartagena Jazz Festival begins this weekend with Macy GrayNine concerts at the Auditorio El Batel and the Nuevo Teatro Circo between 1st and 22nd November Music fans, and it’s important to say not just jazz.. 31/10/2014
8th November, charity cross country race organized by Cartagena Policia LocalThe Cartagena police contribute all funds raised to local charities At 11.00 on 8th November the Policía Local of Cartagena are organizing their 5th annual..
Plans presented for 650 berth sporting port in Isla Plana, CartagenaLa Azohía has long been a popular spot for illegal mooring The regional minister for public works and development, Manuel Campos, met with the president.. 30/10/2014
31st October to 16th November, second-hand book fair in CartagenaLarge discounts on second-hand books in the Plaza de Juan XXIII in Cartagena The annual antique and second-hand book fair returns to the Plaza de Juan XXIII.. 29/10/2014
Until 19th December, abstract painting exhibition in CartagenaCántame un Cuadro by Caridad Gil at the Ramón Alonso Luzzy centre in Cartagena An exhibition of paintings by Caridad Gil is open on the first floor..
Road closure affects central CartagenaTraffic disruption in Calle Wssel de Guimbarda in Cartagena will last for two weeks Shoppers heading into Cartagena may find it useful to know that major.. 28/10/2014
Illegal campers fined on Aguilas beachSimilar fines have been levied for offences on Mazarrón and Cartagena beaches Three people have been fined over 600 euros each for parking motor homes.. 28/10/2014
Protesters demonstrate against condition of Cartagena Roman amphitheatreWork at the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena is currently halted due to the economic situation Around a hundred demonstrators gathered at the old Roman amphitheatre.. 27/10/2014
Until 21st December, De la Soledad y su Placer, art exhibition in CartagenaAntonia Gómez exhibits her work at the Ramón Alonso Luzzy centre in Cartagena A selection of Antonia Gómez’s paintings, which feature..
Murcia traditions : All Saints and All Souls, 1st and 2nd NovemberWhat are the traditions in Murcia? All Saints day is a National Holiday, so many shops will be closed in spite of it being a Saturday. This next week is..
Until 3rd November, Oktoberfest in CartagenaGerman food and beer come to the port of Cartagena A large marquee on the seafront in the port of Cartagena will be hosting the city’s own version of.. 25/10/2014
Cartagena sports palace nears completion after 14 yearsThe Palacio de Deportes in Cartagena is set to open in 2015 The Palacio de Deportes which is under construction in the west of Cartagena, close to the Eroski.. 24/10/2014
Friday 21st November, Guided tour of Cartagena in English Discover the secrets of Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified..
Friday 7th November, accompanied tour of Calblanque park in EnglishThe Calblanque regional park has a wealth of native flora and fauna Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the..
25th November, English language cheese factory and winery tourA tour in the Campo de Cartagena to discover Murcian made cheeses and wines Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours..
The Castillo de los Moros in Cartagena in need of love and careThe historic 18th century castle in Cartagena is suffering from decades of neglect The 18th century Castillo de los Moros in Cartagena, which is visibly situated.. 23/10/2014
23rd October, free MURAM Cartagena guided tour in English and FrenchTiempos Modernos is a fascinating exhibition and well worth going along to The Cartagena modern art museum opens its doors to non-Spanish speakers In celebration.. 22/10/2014
Six arrested in Cartagena for possession of a sub-machine gunThe weapon was found when a car was stopped near Alumbres in Cartagena As a result of a Guardia Civil operation which began in July six people have been arrested.. 22/10/2014
Oceanographic researchers sail for Antarctica from CartagenaFifteen scientific missions await Spanish researchers on board the Hespérides The oceanographic research ship Hespérides once again set sail.. 21/10/2014
70 kilometres of stolen irrigation tubing recovered in the Campo de CartagenaThe Cartagena irrigation equipment is worth 8,000 euros The Roca rural crimes squad of the Guardia Civil have recovered 70,000 metres of stolen irrigation.. 17/10/2014
18th October, youth arts and crafts fair in CartagenaThe arts and crafts fair in Cartagena runs alongside a youth associations day Between 10.00 and 20.00 on Saturday 18th October the Plaza San Francisco in the centre..
23rd November, Cartagena Trail mountain running raceTwo events of 22 and 12 kilometres in the mountains of Cartagena The eighth edition of the Cartagena Trail mountain race, which is being held on 23rd November..
Registrations opening for Cartagena cross country race in NovemberTwo events of 22 and 12 kilometres in the mountains of Cartagena The eighth edition of the Cartagena Trail mountain race, which is being held on 23rd November.. 16/10/2014
18th October, Rock and Run in La Manga del Mar Menor and Cabo de PalosFree live music and a tapas route are held alongside the first La Manga half marathon The first ever La Manga del Mar Menor half marathon is being held alongside..
14th to 16th October, women’s associations fair in CartagenaStands are located on the seafront in the port of Cartagena 39 women’s associations are taking part in the annual fair in Cartagena from 14th to 16th.. 15/10/2014
Until 30th November, oceanography exhibition in Cartagena100 Años Explorando el Mar in the Museo Naval in Cartagena To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Oceanographic Institute an exhibition is being..
Recorded evidence could damn Cartagena policeman in murder investigationVoice recorders were concealed in the vehicles of officers suspected to be involved in the murder of Diego Pérez Despite the judge’s decision.. 15/10/2014
More autumn storms in CartagenaNo let-up for Cartagena as another downpour dampened residents After one of the longest periods of drought on record the last month has brought heavy storms.. 15/10/2014
Season tickets sold out for Cartagena Jazz FestivalMacy Grey and Gregory Porter are the most popular acts at the 2014 Cartagena Jazz Festival The 200 season tickets for this year’s Cartagena Jazz Festival.. 15/10/2014
Opening hours Cartagena museums throughout the yearCartagena has a good selection of monuments and museums which can be visited in combination with exhibitions, trips out or concerts. The long and varied history.. 14/10/2014
Cartagena ILBOC lubricant oil plant begins productionThe Cartagena plant is the largest in Europe The largest lubricant base oils plant in Europe has begun production in Cartagena, the joint collaboration between.. 14/10/2014
100 kilograms of rubbish removed from the sea in Cartagena beach clean-upTyres and a ladder were among the items removed from the Cartagena sea-bed A campaign to clean up the sea and beaches of the municipality of Cartagena got.. 13/10/2014
ANSE proposes to demolish 150 properties to recover La Manga dunesNaturalists calculate that 150 demolitions could create four sand dune reserves in La Manga Over the last 60 years, according to naturalists’ organization.. 13/10/2014
12th October, Free choral concert, ARQUA CartagenaThis lunchtime concert comprises a mixed programme In honour of national Spanish day on 12th October, the Coral Polifónica Carthagonova perform a..
Susana in the Muralla Bizantina Cartagena, to 11th JanuaryThe work of Luis Marino is on display in the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena to 11th January Mazarrón painter Luis Marino is exhibiting a selection of his..
12th October, Guided visit to Los Remedios Cartagena, Fundacion BeltriOThe tour is being run by the Victor Beltrí foundation A guided visit to the historic Remedios cemetery in Santa Lucia, Cartagena, is being run on Sunday..
Cuesta Blanca murderers sentenced in CartagenaButcher Jerónimo Roca, owner of Cárnicas Franvi was shot in the head The trial of the murderers of Jerónimo Roca is over, and on Tuesday.. 10/10/2014
19th October, Cartagena guided tourBimilenario de la muerte de Augusto This route is in SPANISH and is part of the guided tours being offered by regional tourist offices, in this case celebrating..
16th November, Cartagena guided tourBimilenario de la muerte de Augusto This route is in SPANISH and is part of the guided tours being offered by regional tourist offices, in this case celebrating..
21st December, Cartagena guided tourBimilenario de la muerte de Augusto This route is in SPANISH and is part of the guided tours being offered by regional tourist offices, in this case celebrating..
10th to 12th October, Outlet Fair in CartagenaThe Cartagena Feria Outlet features 39 stalls The fifth annual outlet fair on the seafront in the port of Cartagena is being held on the weekend of 10th to 12th..
Net closes around the police officers accused of murder in CartagenaMore details emerge in the regional press concerning the Cala Cortina killing Further details concerning the death of 43-year-old Cartagena resident Diego.. 09/10/2014
Los Urrutias social club closed after electricity supply is cut offResidents of Los Urrutias blame Cartagena Town Hall for not paying the electricity bill On Monday morning, as expected, the electricity was cut off in the.. 09/10/2014
Authorities consider repeating the 2014 Calblanque car park schemeThe controversial car park was the subject of disagreement with local residents in the Calblanque regional park this summer The visitor rules of the regional.. 08/10/2014
Until 27th October, Guiones de Pasion. El arte del bordado in CartagenaEmbroidered standards are an important part of Cartagena Holy Week processions An exhibition of decorative embroidery opens on 10th October at 19.15 in the.. 08/10/2014
Six Policia Nacional officers arrested in connection with Cartagena murderThe young Cartagena policemen allegedly beat a man to death and threw his body in the sea On 13th March this year a man living in Cartagena was reported.. 07/10/2014
18 more immigrants intercepted off Cartagena coastTwo small boats were intercepted off Cartagena on Sunday night The traditional summer season for ambitious would-be illegal immigrants attempting to cross.. 06/10/2014
Free Spanish cinema on Thursday evenings in CartagenaHistoric films at the Aula Cultural on the Calle Mayor in Cartagena Cinema buffs, especially those keen to improve their Spanish, may be interested in a series.. 03/10/2014
8th November, Snarky Puppy + Branford Marsalis at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalInstrumental jazz at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Instrumental band Snarky Puppy, formed in Texas but based in Brooklyn, won a Rhythm and Blues Grammy for..
13th November, Jaques and Paula Morelenbaum at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalCello Samba with vocals at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Brazilian cellist Jaques Morelenbaum returns to the Cartagena Jazz Festival with his samba trio..
14th November, Al Di Meola and Jo Harman at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalBritish blues vocalist and American guitarist at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Jo Harman has just been named as Best Female Vocalist of the Year at the British..
15th November, Hannah Williams & the Tastemakers and Cat Power at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalAmerican indie folk and British soul at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Cat Power, sometimes known as Chan Marshall, is one of America’s leading indie..
21st November, Incognito perform live at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalBritish acid jazz at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Incognito have been on the British music scene for well over thirty years now, and have collaborated with..
22nd November, Melanie De Biasio and Silvia Perez Cruz with Raul Fernandez Miro at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalBelgian and Spanish performers at the Nuevo Teatro Circo to close the 2014 Cartagena Jazz Festival Melanie De Biasio is a native of Belgium, and her latest album..
Habitar la Huella by Sonia Navarro at the Palacio Consistorial in CartagenaThis new exhibition is in situ until the 26th October Sonia Navarro, a native of Puerto Lumbreras, has opened a new exhibition of her paintings entitled &ldquo.. 03/10/2014
11th October, Mina Matilde open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
25th October, Mina Matilde open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
Tuesday 7th October English language guided tour, mining heyday of La UnionAn insight into the past of this mining municipality Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia..
Friday 31st October: English language Halloween Special Tours in Murcia & CartagenaDiscover the traditions of All Saints and All Souls in both Murcia city and Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language..
1st November, Macy Gray performs live at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe US soul star sings in Cartagena at the Nuevo Teatro Circo in Cartagena Macy Gray has been recognized as one of the leading current soul singers since the success..
6th November, Gregory Porter performs live at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalThe jazz vocalist is accompanied by the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the Auditorio El Batel Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and songwriter Gregory Porter..
4th October, Spanish body building championship CartagenaBritish bodybuilder Ian Blackwell, will be competing in the seniors class If muscled bodies are your thing, then Cartagena is a good place to be on Saturday 4th..
7th November, Zara McFarlane + Chano and Josele at the Cartagena Jazz FestivalA British and Spanish jazz double bill at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Chano Domínguez & Niño Josele are a Spanish duo who perform their..
Date change proposed for the Carthaginians and Romans fiestas in CartagenaLate September rain decimated the Cartagena fiestas again this year The torrential rain and flooding over the last few days of September in Cartagena has reopened.. 30/09/2014
Arrested for driving drunk the wrong way up the carriagewayThe man detained on Sunday had three times the legal alcohol limit in his bloodstream A 38-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning by the Guardia Civil.. 30/09/2014
Nine arrested for burglaries in Cartagena and San JavierThe arrested include four aged between 14 and 16 Various burglaries in Galifa and Canteras within the Cartagena municipality have been attributed to two men.. 30/09/2014
Novo Carthago case hot topic in the regional pressFormer regional president Ramón Luis Valcárcel and Mayoress of Cartagena are both under press scrutiny The judicial investigation into the failed.. 29/09/2014
Calblanque parking scheme hailed as a success by Murcia governmentHowever, not all parties were happy with the manner in which the concession was managed The controversial parking scheme which was implemented in the natural.. 29/09/2014
Cartagena: 70 percent of total 2014 rainfall in just two hoursThis is the reason why the rambla in the centre of Cartagena is so enormous Although much of the attention of the expat community was focused on the torrential.. 29/09/2014
Diver dies in La AzohiaTragedy at diving school in the Bay of Mazarrón The Sunday morning tranquility of La Azohía ( Cartagena municipality) was disturbed this weekend.. 28/09/2014
26th September, free open day at the museums and archaeological sites of CartagenaCartagena museums open their doors to coincide with the Carthagineses y Romanos fiestas The museums and archaeological sites run by Cartagena Puerto de Culturas..
Stolen iron girders recovered in CartagenaThe metal had been sold to Cartagena scrap years by thieves from Mazarrón and Cartagena Over a ton of iron girders have been recovered by the rural.. 25/09/2014
Murcia regional president says S-80 submarine design issues have been resolvedWith work on the S-74 Tramontana refit underway, Navantia in Cartagena has sufficient work to stop worker protests This week the President of the Region of.. 24/09/2014
More immigrants intercepted off the coast of Cartagena21 people were intercepted on Monday as they attempted to cross into Spain The summer may be ending but for the moment the steady flow of illegal immigrants.. 23/09/2014
Seat reservations for the Battle and processions of the Carthagineses y Romanos fiestas The battle of Qart-Hadasht will be re-enacted on Friday in the centre of Cartagena The centrepiece of the Carthagineses y Romanos fiestas in Cartagena, the.. 22/09/2014
Cartagena axe attacker arrestedThe Cartagena axeman completed a 14-year prison sentence last year Two men who took part in an attack on a bar manager last Tuesday morning have been arrested.. 22/09/2014
Opening hours museums Cartagena 16th to 30th SeptemberBetween 16th and 30th September, during the period of the Romans and Carthaginians fiestas. Click for full programme, Carthagineses y Romanos 2014 Cartagena has..
25th September, free pop concert featuring Antonio Orozco in CartagenaAntonio Orozco performs on the seafront in the port of Cartagena TICKETS ARE FREE BUT MUST BE COLLECTED IN ADVANCE As part of the celebrations of the 25th Carthagineses..
Until 25th November, comic strip history of the Cartagena Carthagineses y Romanos fiestasRogelio and Joaquín have been illustrating the Cartagena fiestas for 15 years For the last fifteen years comic strip artists Rogelio and Joaquín..
Romans and Carthaginians in Cartagena from 19th to 28th September 2014Fiestas de Carthagineses y Romanos Cartagena, 19th to 28th September This colourful and enjoyable festival celebrates the history which shaped the Region of Murcia..
Hansa Urbana Novo Carthago promotor enters preliminary bankruptcy proceedingsThe failed Cartagena project has disastrous consequences for politicians and the monastery of San Ginés de la Jara The collapse of the Novo Carthago.. 17/09/2014
Dress to impress at Cartagena fiestasTunics and togas are on sale for last-minute visitors to the Carthagineses y Romanos In an effort to encourage visitors to become part of the Carthagineses.. 16/09/2014
Cartagena pigeon breeder charged with poisoning dogs in GalifaA greyhound died after swallowing rat poison in the Cabo Tiñoso nature protection area A 56-year-old man has been charged by the Seprona division of.. 16/09/2014
NATO ships join Spanish navy manoeuvres off the Costa Blanca and Costa CalidaMinesweeping operations are being held between Torrevieja and Cabo de Palos If residents see an unusually high number of military vessels off the coast over.. 11/09/2014
Immigrant traffickers arrested in CartagenaThe two men pretended to be immigrants when in fact they were the traffickers 120 Algerians have been intercepted off the beaches of Cartagena so far in 2014.. 11/09/2014
18th October, La Manga half-marathonAthletes can register for the first La Manga half-marathon until 5th October The first ever half-marathon of La Manga is being held on Saturday 18th October, and..
Cartagena tourist campaign launched, My Treasure is The HistoryThis campaign targets English speaking visitors to the Murcia Region With the slogan of “My Treasure is The History” Cartagena has launched its.. 11/09/2014
Roman circus returns to Cartagena fiestasA chariot race and gladiators are included on the last day of the Romans and Carthaginians fiestas This September’s Cartagineses y Romanos fiestas in.. 08/09/2014
Cartagena jewel thief suffers asthma attack while running awayThe exertion of fleeing the scene of the crime proved too much for the Cartagena asthmatic An attempted robbery at a jewelry shop in Avenida Reina Victoria.. 05/09/2014
Clampdown on illegal moorings in the Costa CalidaStiff fines for mooring boats in areas reserved for bathers on the Murcia coastline One of the attractions of the Costa Cálida and the rest of Spain.. 05/09/2014
Archena bank robber arrested in CartagenaThe Archena robber stole 105,000€ at gunpoint The man who held up the Cajamar bank in La Algaida, in the municipality of Archena, on 25th August has been.. 03/09/2014
Spanish patrol ship Tarifa heads for Atlantic fishing groundsThe Tarifa will join French, Irish and British ships in monitoring Sole Bank The patrol ship “Tarifa” set sail on Tuesday from Cartagena for the.. 03/09/2014
Dirty work in Cartagena preparing for the autumn rains1,000 kilometres of drains have been cleaned, and a new weather alert system installed Nights are starting to cool down as autumn approaches, meaning the.. 02/09/2014
Live hand grenades deactivated by Cartagena experts in TarragonaThe Cartagena mine deactivation squad hurried to Catalunya to deal with the devices The anti-mine wing of the army’s divers unit were called into action.. 02/09/2014
San Gines de la Jara monastery vandalised againThe Cartagena monument is in a state of neglect as a result of the Novo Cartago affair The platform group calling for steps to be taken to protect the monastery.. 29/08/2014
30th August, Cartagena FC Juvenile team v Real Madrid Juvenile8pm in the Estadio Municipal Cartagonova Cartagena F.C. juvenil are playing against Real Madrid juvenile in the 8th edition of the Carabela de Plata Juvenil..
Cartagena hosts first night-time chess tournament on Saturday 30thRegistrations are open until the 29th Campeonato de Ajedrez Nocturno Ciudad de Cartagena The Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Cartagena hosts an unusual event on.. 28/08/2014
Change to visiting times: Palacio Consistorial CartagenaThe town hall is open for public visits six days a week Guided visits to the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena will change from Wednesday 27th August onwards.. 27/08/2014
Cartagena firemen rescue daytripper from Cueva de NeptunoThe 150 kilo youngster had to be hauled out by a winch Although most of us are happy to do little more than flake out in the heat, Emergency Services have.. 27/08/2014
Record number of cruise ship tourists in Cartagena 6,000 passengers filled the centre of Cartagena on Thursday More than 6,000 ( 6,400) passengers from three different cruise ships all docked in Cartagena.. 24/08/2014
8th to 11th August, Playa Paraiso concludes its fiestasPlaya Paraiso on the shores of the Mar Menor Playa Paraiso on the shores of the Mar Menor concludes its fiestas this weekend with a rush of activities, all of..
Fiestas in La Azohia, Cartagena 7th to 16th AugustFiestas Virgen de la Asunción, La Azohía, Cartagena 2014 La Azohía celebrates its annual local fiestas in honour of the Virgen de la Asunci..
22nd August, Guided English language tour of Roman CartagenaSee a Roman excavation site and discover Roman Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of..
Perin, local fiestas 6th to 17th August ( includes hanging of the donkey ) Don't worry, it's not a real donkey, this is just another daft fiesta tradition There are some pretty mad fiestas in Spain, but sadly the longer a..
6th September, English language guided tour of CartagenaThis new tour takes visitors on a walk through the history of Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of..
27th September, English guided Romans and Carthaginians tour, CartagenaThe tour coincides with the main parade of the Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided..
Cartagena Spain, Trovalia 2014, Isla Plana, Festival Internacional de Poesía Oral Improvisada Trovalia is a festival dedicated to the art of the Trovero, which in essence is best defined as the..
Saturday 9th August, Los Belones Shopping NightLos Belones falls within the Cartagena municipality From 8pm onwards in the Cartagena district of Los Belones, local businesses are heading out into the streets..
Nuns lead us into temptation in Cartagena and Cabo de PalosNaughty but nice – culinary delights on offer in Cartagena and Cabo de Palos Nuns and monks in Spain have traditionally combined their religious devotion.. 04/08/2014
El Portus residents complain about fuel spillagesResidents of the El Portús cove in Cartagena say they are neglected when compared to the larger beaches Residents frequently complain to the Cartagena.. 04/08/2014
Illegally caught tuna confiscated by the Guardia Civil in Cartagena“A catch every time” fishing conditions in the region’s fish farms exacerbate the illegal fishing problem Two people have been reported to.. 01/08/2014
2nd to 17th August, fiestas in Los NietosThe August celebrations in Los Nietos are dedicated to Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles and Nuestra Señora de la Asunción In Los Nietos..
New La Manga del Mar Menor cycle lane to be completed by ChristmasThe new 1.4-kilometre route runs from Avenida Primera to the Las Salinas del Mar Menor secondary school A new stretch of cycle lane to add to the 22 kilometres.. 31/07/2014
Another Murcia bather dies in Isla PlanaThe body of an 81-year-old was spotted floating between Isla Plana and La Azohía The summer beach season appears to be having an especially drastic.. 30/07/2014
Murcia central government delegate denied appeal against investigationJoaquín Bascuñana remains under suspicion in the Novo Cartago case The Novo Carthago case, which relates to a proposed development on the land.. 29/07/2014
Calblanque in the running to become the loveliest spot in SpainThe Repsol guide recognizes the unspoilt Cartagena beach and the dunes behind it The natural park of Calblanque, between Cartagena and Cabo de Palos, has reached.. 29/07/2014
Watery deaths mar the end of July in the Region of MurciaThree drowned in the Mar Menor and Bullas and two other serious after accidents in Cartagena and Lorca Monday was a day of unfortunate incidents in the water.. 29/07/2014
Cartagena Town Hall moves to solve promenade problems in Cabo de PalosWork on the Playa de Levante promenade has been halted for years in Cabo de Palos Residents have long complained that the project to complete the promenade.. 28/07/2014
Campillo de Adentro introduces low consumption street lightingStreet lighting meets environmental criteria for this protected area of Cartagena Campillo de Adentro is far from being the largest town in the Region of Murcia.. 28/07/2014
Repairs on Los Nietos promenade given green light by Cartagena Town HallThe new-look promenade in the Mar Menor will include a cycle lane, palm trees and improved street lighting Residents of Los Nietos have long complained that.. 28/07/2014
Thomas Dybdahl, seductive melodies and energetic soft soul-funkDybdahl proves there’s still place for great songwriting in an age of bubble gum pop Undoubtedly one of the best received concerts of the week at Mar.. 27/07/2014
Benjamin Clementine brings raw vulnerability and powerful defiance to CartagenaThe audience sat in respectful silence as they shared a journey to hell and back One of the most anticipated concerts at the Mar de Músicas Festival.. 25/07/2014
26th July, cross-country race in Cabo de PalosA former world marathon champion is competing in the night-time Cabo de Palos race this year Among the competitors in the 6th Cabo de Palos cross country race.. 24/07/2014
24th to 27th July, Local Fiestas in PortmanPortman is in the La Unión Municipality Thursday 24th July 7.30 pm. Pista Polideportiva Municipal de Portmán, Football game, singles vs marrieds..
1st to 3rd August, Mediaeval Market PortmanAround 30 stalls with a range of products. Portman, within the La Unión municipality, closes its annual fiestas in honour of Saint Santiago with a Mediaeval..
Young volunteers to the rescue of the Tallante pea-flowerThe “garbancillo de Tallante” grows only within the municipality of Cartagena The Tallante pea-flower (Astragalus nitidiflorus) was thought to.. 24/07/2014
26th July, Free Habaneras concert at the Cabo de Palos lighthouseThis is the 23rd edition of one of the highlights of the cultural year in Cabo de Palos The 23rd edition of the annual Habaneras concert of Cabo de Palos is being..
Government defends Calblanque parking schemeFewer vehicles than last year are reported to be entering the natural park of Calblanque The regional government has come under fire for its decision to allow.. 23/07/2014
Ambassador highlights the contribution of Norway to the economy of CartagenaHe hinted that Norway might also be in the market for a submarine during his visit Johan Vibe, Norway’s ambassador to Spain, visited Cartagena on Monday.. 23/07/2014
Russian Red: Little Red Riding Hood meets reservoir dogsAgent Cooper shot wide of the mark at Mar de Músicas, Cartagena On a personal note, this was one of the most eagerly anticipated concerts of the Mar.. 23/07/2014
A Kinksy night with Ray Davies really got Cartagena goingDavies resisted the opportunity for self-indulgence and gave the crowd exactly what they wanted: The best of British Ray Davies kicked off his European tour.. 22/07/2014
Complex layers and haunting purity from Ane Brun, Mar de MusicasSwirling satin and pounding tom-toms drew onlookers into her opaque world of fragile silence The joy of music festivals is discovery, experiencing an artist.. 22/07/2014
Calblanque parking charges to be taken to courtOpponents allege that ecological interests are not being served in the Cartagena nature reserve The Calblanque natural park has yet again found itself at the.. 21/07/2014
Youssou N'Dour opens Mar de Musicas in CartagenaThe King of African pop delivered a dynamic and empathetic performance The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena kicked off with a bang on Friday evening.. 20/07/2014
Cartagena continues to consolidate as cruise ship destinationThe Independence of the Seas brings 4000 passengers to Cartagena This week Cartagena continued to consolidate steady growth in its cruise ship business with.. 17/07/2014
Wine and oil art creations in the monumental public buildings of CartagenaNorwegian Per Barclay brings his off-the-wall art to Cartagena An unusual exhibition containing work by Norwegian artist Per Barclay has opened in the Casino.. 17/07/2014
Roman forum visitor walkway grows slowly in CartagenaExcavation work continues in the Cartagena forum and atrium building While work continues to excavate the atrium building in Cartagena, and the mural paintings.. 17/07/2014
Half a ton of fish donated to the needy by Cartagena fishermenThe Virgen del Carmen celebrations in Cartagena include food for charities Wednesday was the feast day of the Virgen del Carmen, the patron of sailors in.. 17/07/2014
Multacar panic on Cartagena social networksCartagena residents confused by the similarity between Multacars and Googlecars The presence of a strange-looking car in the centre of Cartagena over the last.. 16/07/2014
Until 31st August, photographic history of the Mar de Musicas festival in CartagenaImages by Carlos Gallego and Pablo Sánchez in the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy To mark the 20th edition of Cartagena’s Mar de M&.. 16/07/2014
25th July, free concert Cartagena, La Maravillosa Orquesta del AlcoholPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
La Manga Club Has Lift-Off After Powering New European Deal The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current.. 15/07/2014
Sunday 20th July, Participants invited, La Manga Club Royal Liverpool Open The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current what&..
17th July, White nights on the beach at La Manga Club The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current what&..
Rats and roaches targeted in Cartagena sewers1000 kilometres of pipes provide ideal conditions for pests throughout Cartagena As the heat turns on Hidrogea, the company in charge of the water supply in.. 14/07/2014
Dead body found off the beach of Los UrrutiasWoman dies in the tranquil waters of the Mar Menor The body of a 60-year-old woman was spotted a hundred metres from the beach of Los Urrutias on Sunday evening.. 14/07/2014
“Norway, vision aproximada”, Mar de Musicas, CartagenaThe beauties of Norway photographed during November 2012 This year Norway is guest nation at the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena, and accompanying.. 13/07/2014
Exhibition focusing on Norwegian and Swedish solidarity during Spanish Civil War“Hospital Sueco-Noruego de Alcoy: un ejemplo de la solidaridad nórdica en la II República” Mar de Músicas Festival, Cartagena.. 13/07/2014
Holiday closures for outlying Cartagena municipal OMITA offices 2014These useful offices mean residents don´t have to drive into Cartagena for basic paperwork Residents who live in the outlying districts of the Cartagena.. 11/07/2014
El Batel once again backdrop for advertising photoshootThis time it’s the 10th edition of the Mondraker Foxy Carbon bicycle It may not be as instantly recognisable for non-cyclists as some of the photo.. 11/07/2014
11th July, Qualifying night Cante de las Minas at La Manga Club The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current what&..
Tennis Packages at La Manga Club The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current.. 07/07/2014
La Manga Club Excellence rewarded in Telegraph Ultratravel AwardsWhat's on and latest News at La Manga Club The five-star La Manga Club resort has strengthened its place at golf’s top table after receiving a leading.. 07/07/2014
11 homes evacuated in El Portus following rockfallsTechnicians warn further rockfalls could follow Cartagena council have issued an obligatory evacuation order for 11 properties in the bay of El Portú.. 07/07/2014
7th to 12th July, Festival of Folk dancing and music, La Palma, CartagenaXXII Festival Nacional de Folclore de La Palma This coming weekend Cartagena celebrates its annual Folk Festival, held in “ El Palmeral” the Patio de..
Cala Cortina beach in Cartagena achieves Q for Quality for the first yearCartagena remains the Mediterranean municipality with the most Q flags Cartagena city itself lacks waterfront beaches, as the majority of the waterfront space.. 05/07/2014
31st July, Children’s musical Sleeping Beauty at El Batel CartagenaLa Bella Durmiente, Musical Infantil A grand spectacular designed for a family audience, the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty vividly retold in music.( Dialogue..
10th July, Ballet Flamenco dance, Romeo and Juliet El Batel CartagenaLa Compañía Murciana de Danza, Romeo y Juliet The La Compañía Murciana de Danza is a company formed in 1996 to perform ballet flamenco..
2nd August, Quique Gonzalez at El Batel CartagenaThis popular pop artist performs melodic and empathetic pop, which is easy on the ear and transcends language barriers. He’s achieved major chart success..
10th October, Ivan Ferreiro at El BatelThis edgy pop artist has mellowed into a melodic storyteller Ivan Ferreiro is best known in Spain as the lead singer of legendary pop band “Los Piratas&rdquo..
9th August, Queen tribute show at El Batel CartagenaQueen Vision is a large scale musical tribute, one of the best Queen tribute acts on the circuit. The auditorium of El Batel welcomes a large-scale Queen tribute..
10th August, Children’s musical spectacular, El Batel CartagenaThe Drilo Tour presents The Kids Band, children´s musical This is a large-scale children’s musical, full of light, colour, action and catchy songs...
16th August, Leiva in concert, El Batel CartagenaMelodic pop, presenting his latest album, Pólvora José Miguel Conejo Torres is generally better known by his stage name Leiva and is a songwriter..
22nd August Monthy Python, El Batel CartagenaMonty Python in Spanish! Monty Python is just as popular in Spain as it was in the UK, and this event reproduces some of the best known Python sketches…...
24th August Ballet: Sleeping Beauty, El Batel CartagenaClassic ballet with the Moscow Ballet El Batel in Cartagena hosts classical ballet with one of the great ballet classics, Sleepìng Beuaty, performed by..
Extra summer health services on the Murcia coastSummer visitors to the Region of Murcia require extra medical staff Every summer the regional health service in Murcia reinforces the coverage of coastal areas.. 02/07/2014
The rail link to the port in Escombreras should be completed in two yearsThe new Cartagena Port Authority boss sees the railway line as top priority Antonio Sevilla, the former regional minister for Public Works, took over as head.. 02/07/2014
Summer beach bus services operational in Cartagena municipalityThe summer services run to the Mar Menor, La Manga, El Portús and Cala Cortina Extra summer bus services are now operational in Cartagena, offering.. 02/07/2014
5th August, Tribute to Bruno Mars, Si Bar, La Manga ClubA night of great music and great tracks Sí Bar hosts a night of smooth musical entertainment on the 5th August with Glenn Owen performing some of the best..
22nd July, The ultimate Michael Jackson tribute, Si Bar La Manga ClubThe magic of Michael Jackson in the comfort of the Sí Bar The Sí Bar on La Manga Club is hosting two nights of Michael Jackson magic on Tuesday 22nd..
The death of Bobby Womack deprives Cartagena of a unique concertThe legendary singer was due to perform in the 2014 Mar de Músicas festival The bill for this year’s Mar de Músicas festival which begins.. 30/06/2014
Play Tennis at La Manga Club Murcia The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current what&..
Disabled bathing to be made easier at San Gines beach in La AzohiaCartagena council approved the move under the watchful eye of the new king Felipe VI looked proudly down from his newly-hung portrait as the Cartagena town.. 26/06/2014
Cartagena council debates the La Atalaya castle and monastery of San Gines de la JaraBoth Cartagena monuments are in a lamentable state of disrepair Opposition parties in the Town Hall of Cartagena tabled motions in a full meeting of council.. 26/06/2014
Premier League Referees dress to impress in awesome fashion at La Manga Club The content relating to this article has now expired and archived. Click to go through to the La Manga Club feeds for the latest news stories and current.. 26/06/2014
Cartagena municipal archaeology museum closed for the summerRoof repairs and improvements are being carried out on the Cartagena museum The Enrique Escudero de Castro municipal archaeology museum will be closed to.. 25/06/2014
Liam Neeson filming Taken 3 in La Azohia and Isla PlanaThe RM-E22 is closed until Wednesday evening Film buffs may be interested to know that popular Irish actor Liam Neeson is filming scenes from his latest film.. 24/06/2014
27th June, Summer concert, Cartagena Archaeological MusuemThe museum is closing for July and August after this concert The municipal archaeological museum in Cartagena will be closed for visits during July and August..
Two water-related deaths in CartagenaA heart attack in Cabo de Palos and a bizarre drowning in Cartagena As the summer begins the emergency services of the Region of Murcia, particularly in .. 24/06/2014
Investigations into Novo Carthago case in Cartagena widenThe development has never been built alongside the Mar Menor Manuel Abadía, the Instructing Judge in charge of the investigation into the Novo Carthago.. 24/06/2014
Drunk driver kills motorcyclist in La AljorraThe Cartagena accident comes despite a recent nationwide clampdown Across the whole of Spain the DGT and the Guardia Civil have recently been attempting to.. 23/06/2014
On the spot fines for urinating in the streets of CartagenaOpen-air drinking parties cause a stink in Cartagena city centre One of the most unpleasant consequences of the fashion among young people for “botelleo.. 23/06/2014
Parking charges introduced at Calblanque beaches in CartagenaFour euros per vehicle will be charged at Calblanque every day this summer The environmental authorities which run the park of Calblanque, Monte de las Cenizas.. 23/06/2014
La Manga and Santiago de la Ribera burglars arrestedTwo minors arrested in the Mar Menor area appear to have been paid in drugs Ten people, including two aged under eighteen, have been arrested by the Guardia.. 21/06/2014
Rosell emergencies unit to remain open in CartagenaThe Cartagena A&E department will be strengthened by more staff After many months of heated debate regarding the future of the Accident and Emergencies.. 21/06/2014
Until 27th July, free concerts in La MangaThe La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in.. 20/06/2014
21st June, David Andreu, free concert in La MangaThe La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in the..
28th June, Free concert, Los Happys live in La Manga, Plaza BohemiaThe La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in the..
12th July, Carlos Vudu and El Clan Jukebox, Free concert La Manga The La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in the..
26th July, Free concert La Manga, Police tributeThe La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in the..
27th July, free concert for children, La MangaThe La Manga al Cien por Cien concerts are held in the Plaza Bohemia The “La Manga al Cien Por Cien” festival is a series of weekend events in the..
Cartagena hosts Gay pride week between 20th and 28th JuneA variety of events and entertainment throughout the week Cartagena will once again host its annual Gay pride week, the Semana del Orgullo de Lesbianas, Gays.. 20/06/2014
28th June, main event Cartagena Gay Pride weekA variety of events and entertainment throughout the week Cartagena will once again host its annual Gay pride week, the Semana del Orgullo de Lesbianas, Gays..
22nd June, Night of Copla in CartagenaThe event takes place in La Plaza de San Francisco La Plaza de San Francisco in Cartagena is the venue for a spectacular night of Spanish Copla ( a sentimental..
21st June, Tunas in CartagenaA performance in the Plaza de San Francisco, Cartagena by a number of visiting tunas The Cuarentuna de Cartagena is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend..
Cartagena beach services in operation until mid-SeptemberLifeguards, disabled bathing, cleaning and activities for the summer in Cartagena Summer services on the beaches of Cartagena are already up and running.. 19/06/2014
Murcia Town Halls could lose revenue from the Cartagena-Vera ghost motorwayLorca, Pulpí, Águilas and Cartagena join forces on the issue of the toll motorway Despite a reported 4% increase in the amount of traffic using.. 19/06/2014
Well preserved Roman paintings discovered in Cartagena forumTwo muses have been found in Cartagena with evidence of 3rd century prosperity Although Cartagena has a wealth of archaeological remains, much lies buried.. 18/06/2014
16th June, end of course dance performance in CartagenaXXI Clausura de la Escuela Municipal de Danza Across the region dance, theatre and music schools are showing the fruits of the last term’s labour..
Torpedo recovered from Mazarron marinaThe 1.5-ton weapon lay 13 metres below the surface in the Puerto Deportivo The armed forces have safely recovered a G-7 training torpedo of the type used.. 14/06/2014
Cartagena maintains position as municipality with most Quality beach awards in SpainThe official certificates were handed out in Madrid this week Clean and quality beaches attract tourists, so each coastal council works to the point of obsession.. 12/06/2014
Free guided tours, Tiempos Modernos at the MURAM, CartagenaTiempos Modernos: Un recorrido por el arte contemporáneo español, Colección MURAM The MURAM Museum of Contemporary Art in Cartagena is hosting..
24th July, Mari Boine Person, Cartagena Mar de MusicasThis concert is in the atmospheric Old Cathedral of Santa María Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There..
21st July, La Chiva Gantiva, free concert CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
21st July, Thomas Dybdahl in the Old Cathedral, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
22nd July, Omara Portuondo, with guests, Mar de Musicas, CartagenaAlso includes the Orquesta Buena Vista Social club, Santiago Auserón and the OSRM Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an..
22nd July, Crudo Pimento, Free concert CartagenaA concert for children as part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual..
22nd July, Benjamin Clementine, Mar de Musicas CartagenaA British act performing in the Old Cathedral Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination of both..
22nd July, Alamedasoulna, Free concert CartagenaThis concert is part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There..
23rd July, Free concert, the Goran Bregovic band from Bosnia, CartagenaThis is part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is..
23rd July, Djilandiang, Free concert CartagenaThis is aimed at children as part of the Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual..
23rd July, Free concert Cartagena, Oy, with Casa AfricaPart of the Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
23rd July, Free concert Cartagena, Marinah y Los ArgonautasPart of the Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
23rd July, Free concert, Maria Rodes, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
24th July, Cartagena, Joan as Police Woman and RozalenPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
24th July, Cartagena, children’s orchestral special introducing Peer GyntWith the region of Murcia symphony orchestra and Hechizo Theatre This is part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena and is aimed at a younger audience..
24th July, Free concert Cartagena, DebadembaThis is part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena and is aimed at a younger audience. Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena..
25th July, Cartagena, Les Ambassadeurs”, by Salif Keita, Cheikh Tidiane Seck and Amadou BagayokoFollowed by La Yegros from Argentina and Cassette Connection Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
25th July, Free concert Cartagena, La CarracaThis is a free concert as part of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual..
25th Cartagena, Cristobal Repetto, Mar de Musicas SUSPENDEDArgentinian Tango and Creol in the Old Cathedral SUSPENDED Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
26th July, Amaral close the Mar de Musicas Festival in CartagenaThey are joined by Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Adanowsky Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
26th July, Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate, CartagenaA free concert on the last day of Mar de Músicas, Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There..
26th July, Martirio and Raul Rodriguez in CartagenaChavels Cantes on the last night of the Mar de Músicas Festival Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There..
Cartagena and Elche join forces to promote tourismEach Town Hall will promote the tourist attractions of the other city Following the visit by the Mayoress of Elche, Mercedes Alonso, to Cartagena in early.. 05/06/2014
Mar de Musicas, Cartagena 18th to 26th JulyA feast of world music in Cartagena The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2014 festival which..
18th July, Opening night of Mar de Musicas, Youssou N'Dour, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
18th July, Bugge Wesseltoff with OK World, El Batel CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
19th July, Show Calle 13, Systema Solar, Audio’s Pain, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
19th July, Nils Petter Molvaer, Old Cathedral, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
20th July, Ray Davies, in Mar de Musicas CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
20th July, Olafur Arnalds and Erlend Oye, Mar de Musicas CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
21st July, Ane Brun and Russian Red, CartagenaPart of the Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is a vast musical festival held in Cartagena on an annual basis. There is a combination..
28th June, English language Cartagena tour, Naval CartagenaThis includes a visit to the Isaac Peral submarine, and a chance to see the treasure from the Ntra Sra de la Mercedes wreck There are three separate English language..
6th June, English language guided tour, Roman CartagenaDiscover the smells and sounds of Roman Cartagena and see archaeologists working on site There are three separate English language guided tours on offer during..
20th June, English language guided tour, Roman CartagenaDiscover the smells and sounds of Roman Cartagena and see archaeologists working on site There are three separate English language guided tours on offer during..
Region of Murcia commemorates Armed Forces Day between 6th and 8th JuneA frigate, minesweeper, search and rescue vessel and oceanographic research vessel will be open for public visits in Cartagena Armed Forces Day is being celebrated.. 03/06/2014
ARQUA shows off the treasure of Nuestra Senora de la Mercedes in CartagenaSome of the 600,000 coins recovered from Odyssey have gone on public display On Thursday the ARQUA museum re-opened for public visits with a new attraction.. 30/05/2014
ANSE Cartagena take part in Mediterranean dolphin censusThe project in the western Med includes Spanish and Moroccan waters The sizeable dolphin population in the western Mediterranean is one of the factors which.. 29/05/2014
26th June, Manuel Carrasco in concert, El Batel CartagenaMainstream pop artist with melodic and harmonious mainstream songs. Date: 26th June at 9.30pm Manuel Carrasco is a mainstream pop artist, who performs well structured..
21st June, Juan Farina, Flamenco cante, Cartagena21st June, Juan Fariña, Flamenco cante, Cartagena. A night of pure flamenco with Juan Fariña Juan Fariña is a traditional, pure flamenco Singer..
A real life Roman city in the centre of CartagenaPolitics and religion, toilets and fast food: Roman street life in modern-day Cartagena A temporary mini Roman city has been built next to the port of Cartagena.. 27/05/2014
Romanorum Vita, a Roman City in Cartagena, to 1st JulyPolitics and religion, toilets and fast food: Roman street life in modern-day Cartagena A temporary mini Roman city has been built next to the port of Cartagena..
Chinese traders fined in Cartagena for breaching standard opening hoursThe Chinese represent a threat to traditional Spanish opening times Throughout Spain there are restrictions on shop opening hours in order to ensure that local.. 26/05/2014
30th May to 1st June, Cartagena gastronomic tapas eventIII Feria Gastronómica Cartagena Sabor Cartagena is hosting another edition of its III Feria Gastronómica Cartagena Sabor,which will be held.. 26/05/2014
Fire destroys 130 hectares in CartagenaThis is the sixth fire in this area so far this year An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire in the Barranco del Orfeo in Cartagena, which has.. 22/05/2014
Guardia recover two antique cannons and Roman stoneworkThe 18th century cannons were on sale in a Cartagena scrapyard Guardia Civil in Cartagena have recovered two eighteenth century cannons and three pieces of.. 20/05/2014
Seagull campaign in Cartagena: 250 callouts to dateAlthough seagull cries are part of every portside, gulls can be aggressive and unhygienic Cartagena council continue with their annual seagull control campaign.. 20/05/2014
17th May, Night of the Museums, CartagenaNoche de los Museos, Cartagena The night of the museums is a huge event in Cartagena, bringing tens of thousands of people into the centre of the city to visit..
Cartagena beaches will fly ten Blue Flags this summerCartagena leads the way among the Mediterranean municipalities of Spain The number of Blue Flags flying in the municipality of Cartagena this summer will be.. 15/05/2014
23rd to 25th May, Alumbres tapas RouteAlumbres in the Cartagena municipality also holds its annual race on the 24th Alumbres in the Cartagena municipality is holding its first ever tapas.. 12/05/2014
16th May, Pablo Lopez at El Batel, CartagenaA popular Spanish singer songwriter Pablo López is a Spanish singer-composer, who performs on not only piano but also Spanish guitar. He’s at the..
30th May, Merche and Salvador Beltran at El Batel CartagenaA popular female Spanish pop singer Mercedes Trujillo Callealta, better known as Merche, is a top level Spanish pop singer, who performs mainstream pop tracks..
2nd to 18th May, Los Belones Tapas Route5ª Ruta de la tapa y del postre de los Belones Los Belones is hosting its 5th Tapas route between 2nd and 18th May with 25 establishments offering their.. 10/05/2014
Until 10th June, Inspira Cartagena in the Muralla BizantinaExhibition of paintings by Juanmi Sánchez Nieto in Cartagena Inspira Cartagena features works by Juanmi Sánchez Nieto in the Muralla Bizantina..
9th May, Cartagena, prizewinning musicians in the Auditorio El BatelPiano and orchestra performances accompany the Cartagena Young Musician of the year ceremony Friday evening sees the awarding of prizes to winners in the 17th &..
31st May, Mina Matilde open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra Minera in La..
Cartagena parking ticket forger arrestedFake cards cost the Cartagena parking company 125,000 euros over five years A man has been arrested by the Policía Nacional in Cartagena on charges.. 06/05/2014
Further archaeological discoveries in Cartagena Roman forum districtMore paintings found in the Cartagena building destroyed 1700 years ago The team of archaeologists, conservationists and restorers working in the area of the.. 06/05/2014
Robert Plant cancels Cartagena concertThe Mar de Músicas concert has been cancelled The Bilbao, Cartagena, Málaga and Tarragona gigs are all postponed It was not to be. Robert Plant.. 05/05/2014
24th May, Cartagena guided walking tour in EnglishThe tour includes a stop-off to sample the famous Cartagena Asiatico coffee Saturday 24th May at 11am, with English speaking guide NB There is also one tour..
Catch The Tiger campaign and anti-seagull measures in CartagenaThe tiger mosquito is being targeted in Isla Plana and La Azohía The Town Hall of Cartagena is launching its 2014 campaign to limit the numbers of tiger.. 01/05/2014
2nd to 4th May Cartagena, Las Cruces de MayoThe streets of Cartagena are filled with music, dancing and merrymaking for the Crosses of May Mayday is celebrated across the world and in Spain the festivities..
Cartagena police seize 30 million euros worth of cocaine345 kilos of cocaine was destined for Madrid, Murcia, Valencia and Alicante Five people have been arrested and 345 kilograms of cocaine with a street value.. 25/04/2014
25th and 26th April, Top-class boxing returns to CartagenaThe Spanish National Boxing Championships at the Pabellón Wssell de Guimbarda The semi-finals and finals of the 86th Spanish National Boxing Championships..
Cartagena submarine refit could be ready to re-startOptimism is rife at the Navantia yards that agreement has been reached The economic crisis has hit the Navantia shipyards in Cartagena hard, and for almost.. 24/04/2014
26th April, National band festival, CartagenaFree entry, Musical groups from the Region of Murcia and Ibiza perform in the UPCT The first Festival Nacional de Bandas de Música organized by the Agrupaci..
Cartagena satisfied with Semana Santa campaignThe council says 140,000 euros was well spent on its promotion Across Spain as a whole it is being reported that these Easter holidays were successful in the.. 23/04/2014
Until 20th April, arts and crafts market in CartagenaThe Arte Sana fair in Plaza de José María Artés runs all through Easter Week Sixteen stalls are going to be open from 10.30 to 14.00 and between..
Cartagena beaches prepare for flood of Easter visitorsFrom Isla Plana to Cabo de Palos the beaches are ready for spring bathers Following 30 degree heat this week, Spain’s beaches are putting the finishing.. 10/04/2014
Cartagena, exhibition to mark 400 years since expulsion of Moors from SpainThe Christian Reconquista ended 500 years of Moorish domination The exhibition is in situ until 17th May Cartagena 1614. 400 años de la expulsió.. 08/04/2014
2 more cruise ships arrive in CartagenaDuring April 15 cruise ships will visit the port On Thursday two more cruise ships arrived in Cartagena, at the Terminal de Cruceros del Muelle Alfonso XII.. 07/04/2014
Los Urrutias Tapas Route, 11th to 20th AprilLa Ruta Internacional de la Tapa de los Urrutias Tapas and a drink costs just 2 euros Los Urrutias, in the Cartagena municipality, is hosting its annual tapas..
Illegal vendors cause chaos at Cabo de Palos marketThree people were mown down by fleeing illegal vendors last Sunday An incident in the Cabo de Palos marketplace ( Cartagena municipality) at the weekend has.. 03/04/2014
Madrid to Cartagena for just 20 euros by trainA good value Semana Santa promotion With Semana Santa just one week away, many town halls still haven´t even presented their programmes for the processions.. 02/04/2014
16th April, Symphonic cycle with choir, El Batel CartagenaThe Region of Murcia Symphonic orchestra with choir, Coro OSRM Buxtehude A special concert in the Symphonic cycle of the Region of Murcia Symphonic Orchestra..
4th April, Revolver and 5th April La Union, free concerts CartagenaTwo great free pop concerts as part of the Ruta de las Fortalezas This weekend Cartagena is hosting the V Ruta de las Fortalezas, a grilling cross country race..
5th April, English language walking tour of CartagenaThe tour includes a stop-off to sample the famous Cartagena Asiatico coffee During April, guided walking tours in English are available as follows: 5th and 19th..
Cartagena covering newly discovered archaeology until after Semana SantaUnfortunately an encuentro needs to take place right over the top of the finds The archaeological remains presented this week in the Plaza de la Merced, Cartagena.. 28/03/2014
Two injured while waiting for a bus in CartagenaTwo injured while waiting for a bus in CartagenaAn out of control car left one of the two victims in hospital in serious condition Two young people waiting.. 27/03/2014
High winds fan forest fire flames in CartagenaThe fire was put out after five hours, and only one hectare was affected Cartagena firefighters spent five hours putting out a fire near the old Navy prison.. 27/03/2014
4th, 5th, 6th and 10th April, Mozart Missa Brevis in Cartagena churchesThe X Muestra de Música Coral Religiosa in Cartagena The Escuela Coral Sauces will be performing a cycle of concerts in churches within the Cartagena municipality..
10th April , Mozart Missa Brevis in Cartagena churchThe X Muestra de Música Coral Religiosa in Cartagena The Escuela Coral Sauces will be performing a cycle of concerts in churches within the Cartagena municipality..
8th April, Mozart Requiem Mass, El Batel Cartagena This is a concert to raise funds for Cáritas The Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena is hosting a performance of Mozart’s masterful work, the Requiem..
New archaeological discoveries in CartagenaThe findings in Plaza de la Merced probably date from the Roman conquest in 209 BC Archaeologists in Cartagena have uncovered a Carthaginian house in what.. 25/03/2014
Police close known brothel in Molinos Marfagones yet againThe owner of the “club El Cielo” has been arrested After months of police investigations the El Cielo “gentleman’s club” in Molinos.. 20/03/2014
Proposals to restrict divers in Cabo de Palos-Islas Hormigas marine reserve approvedThe numbers of divers will be limited and a fee imposed on each person diving in the reserve After much heated debate and a series of arguments and counter.. 20/03/2014
Controlled detonation in La Manga del Mar MenorA US Army phosphorous flare was washed up on the beach A US Army phosphorous flare was safely detonated by the Guardia Civil on Monday in La Manga del Mar.. 20/03/2014
23rd March, Romeria Virgen de la Soledad del Calvario, CartagenaThousands of people accompany the Virgen up from central Cartagena to a hilltop high above the city A series of special Masses are being held in the church of..
Language tourism attracts growing numbers of foreign students to CartagenaImmersion remains the best way to learn a foreign language Thanks to the efforts of Funcarele, the Cartagena foundation for teaching Spanish language and culture.. 18/03/2014
Stamp commemorates 125th anniversary of launch of Isaac Peral in Cartagena222,000 copies of the stamp are being issued Correos, Spain’s equivalent of the Post Office, is issuing a postage stamp commemorating the 125th anniversary.. 17/03/2014
Forty metre walkway between Islas Menores and Mar de Cristal can finally be builtThis section of land has now been bought by the council and ceded to the coastal department This finally completes the missing chunk in the walkways along.. 17/03/2014
Until 6th April, Ramon Juan at the Auditorio El Batel, CartagenaHacia Mi Piel is an exhibition by this artists from Elche For the first time an exhibition of works by Elche-born experimental expressionist artist Ramón..
17th, 18th, 20th March First semifinals Young Musician of the Year competition, Cartagena17th March to 30th April, Young musician of the year competition, Cartagena The XVII edition of the young musician of the year competition, Entre Cuerdas.. 17/03/2014
24th, 25th, 26th March, Semifinals Young Musician of the Year competition, Cartagena17th March to 30th April, Young musician of the year competition, Cartagena The XVII edition of the young musician of the year competition, Entre Cuerdas y Metales..
“The Murcia watermelons case” reaches the national dailiesThis is why the Spanish courts system is so hopelessly clogged up with work If ever you wonder why the courts system in Spain is so frustratingly slow, a perfect.. 17/03/2014
20% discount on Irish Celtic tickets for Murcia Today readers22nd March, A night of Irish music and dance with 30 artists on stage This is a night of Irish music and dance with over 30 artists on stage El Batel have.. 14/03/2014
Tickets still available for Turandot at El Batel on 16th MarchThis is a large scale production with over 100 performers One of the best known and most enduring operas ever composed is coming to the Auditorio El Batel.. 12/03/2014
1st June, II Encuentro de Bolilleras, El Batel CartagenaParticipants are welcomed to join in and public to come along and see what’s happening On 1st June, Cartagena will be hosting its annual Encuentro de Bolilleras..
Elche Mayoress visits Cartagena to research Civil War Air Raid shelter possibilitiesElche would like to turn their newly uncovered air raid shelter into a tourist attraction along the lines of the Cartagena museum The Town Hall of Elche is.. 12/03/2014
Archaeologists leading tours of Roman Forum district in Cartagena during MarchArchaeological work continues in this area of the former Roman city beneath Cartagena Visitors to the area of the Roman Forum in Cartagena this March will.. 12/03/2014
Emperor Augustus presides over re-modelled Plaza de San Francisco in CartagenaThe plaza marks the site of the original Roman forum in Carthago Nova On Thursday 6th March the remodelled Plaza de San Francisco in the heart of Cartagena.. 06/03/2014
Former regional government minister indicted in Novo Carthago investigationsThe former regional minister faces allegations of influence peddling, bribery and perversion of justice The planned development by the Mar Menor was in the.. 06/03/2014
Fire in El Albujon CartagenaThe swift intervention of the firecrew stopped the fire from spreading further Fire officers from the Cartagena Fire Brigade were called into action in El.. 05/03/2014
Lvx Patrae in the Roman Theatre Museum to 30th JuneThis photographic exhibition by Díaz Burgos holds the Roman Theater at its centre The Museo del Teatro Romano ( the Roman Theatre Museum ) in Cartagena ..
7th March, concert of processional marches, CartagenaIn the Basílica de la Caridad, Cartagena As is traditional in Cartagena each year the Orquesta de Pulso y Púa Ciudad de Cartagena offers a..
Plastihistoria, Cartagena municipal archaeological museumThe exhibition is in situ until the 27th June The municipal archaeological museum of Cartagena has an interesting exhibition offering between now and the 27th June..
6th March, Symphonic cycle of concerts, El Batel CartagenaFeaturing the Symphonic orchestra of the Region of Murcia with Beethoven and Mozart The El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena is hosting the Symphonic orchestra of..
14th March, India Martinez at El Batel CartagenaIndia Martínez is a popular Latino pop performer India Martínez is a widely respected Latino pop performer, who over a ten-year career has worked..
16th March, Opera at El Batel in Cartagena, Turandot by PucciniA full scale performance with subtitles in Spanish A large scale production of this ever popular operatic work in three acts by Giacomo Puccini. Tickets cost 30..
The llamada begins Semana Santa countdown in CartagenaThe acts of Ash Wednesday signal the onset of lent The countdown to Semana Santa in the Region of Murcia is now underway, lent officially beginning on the.. 04/03/2014
Improvements to breast cancer screening service in CartagenaThe Santa Lucia hospital takes delivery of the latest in advanced scanning machinery The Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena has recently installed a.. 03/03/2014
Infanta Elena leaves Cartagena, en-route for AfricaThe patrol ship is engaged in activities to fight terrorism, smuggling and support African nations The patrol ship “Infanta Elena”, based in Cartagena.. 26/02/2014
Regional industry minister says Escombreras electricity plant will hibernateThe minister says the regional government have received no requests for the plant to close After the recent voicing of fears concerning the future of Iberdrola.. 25/02/2014
Escombreras electric plant in Cartagena faces closureIberdrola boss was paid 7.4 million euros last year While the president of electricity company Iberdrola is reported to be earning the tidy sum of 7,443,000.. 21/02/2014
Diving schools up in arms over proposals to limit dives in the Islas HormigasThe Islas Hormigas marine reserve is an important tourism attraction for the Region of Murcia Dive schools say they will become unviable if the restrictions.. 20/02/2014
Emergencies department at Rosell Hospital will remain open for the next yearA major march is planned for Thursday against the closure A major demonstration of public support for the Emergencies Department of the Rosell hospital is.. 19/02/2014
New ways to tackle waiting lists in Cartagena areaA new outpatients service at the Rosell may accompany resumption of overtime to clear the backlog Afternoon overtime for regional health service doctors and.. 19/02/2014
Fresh fish catches in Cartagena port increased during 2013Although Cartagena is a relatively small fishing port the catch increased by 20% The amount of fresh fish arriving at the port of Cartagena last year represented.. 19/02/2014
Mistral completes exercises prior to re-entering serviceThe submarine has undergone a full re-fit which should last until the S-80 series are completed The “Mistral” submarine has completed a program.. 19/02/2014
Avenida de America in Cartagena re-opensThe area around the railway station has completely changed The Avenida de América in the centre of Cartagena was fully re-opened to traffic last Friday.. 17/02/2014
7th March, Rumba in El Batel Cartagena, Los Chichos and La HungaraTwo of the greatest names in Spanish Rumba together in El Batel Two of the best known names in Spanish rumba, Los Chichos and La Húngara, will be performing..
Cartagena, road tax payments can be made until 31st MarchCar tax has remained at the same rates as last year The Town Hall of Cartagena has sent out 139,505 road tax bills to residents in the municipality, bringing.. 12/02/2014
Multiverso, Palacio Consistorial, Cartagena to 15th JuneAn exhibition by José Carlos Ñíguez and Enrique Navarro. An exhibition of photography and paintings opened last week at the Palacio Consistorial..
90km/h winds damage Cartagena schoolThe roof was ripped off during the gales on Sunday evening Winds of up to 90km/h caused havoc across Cartagena on Monday, leaving a trail of fallen trees.. 11/02/2014
Murcia on orange alert for strong windsEmergency services have been busy all night with fallen trees and branches The Region of Murcia is officially on “orange alert” for strong winds.. 10/02/2014
22 tons of hashish intercepted by Cartagena drugs squadThe shipment was intercepted out at sea One of the largest hauls of hashish ever.. 06/02/2014
Carnival in Cartagena 2014The main parade is on the 1st March at 6pm This year Cartagena Carnival is slightly later than last year, as Easter is also later, and has one main parade which..
Cartagena presents its Carnival programme for 2014The main parade is on the 1st March at 6pm This week Cartagena council presented the Carnival programme for 2014, which follows pretty much the same pattern.. 05/02/2014
Proposal to replace Isaac Peral with another retired submarine on Cartagena waterfrontThe Tonina retired in 2005 and the Navy have offered it to the council Last year one of the most emblematic attractions of Cartagena, the Isaac Peral submarine.. 05/02/2014
Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin in Cartagena on 26th July-CANCELLEDThe former Led Zeppelin lead singer will be at the El Batel Auditorium .. 03/02/2014
22nd March, Irish Celtic at El Batel in CartagenaA night of Irish music and dance with 30 artists on stage El Batel have announced that they are hosting an “Irish Celtic” show in Cartagena on Saturday..
Port Authority extending cruise ship terminal in CartagenaThe works will improve the arrivals area for cruise ship passengers The Port Authority in Cartagena has begun work on the project to extend the cruise ship.. 03/02/2014
CHS maintenance works on the rambla de Penas Blancas, in CartagenaThis rambla carries a vast volume of debris after heavy rains The CHS, the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura has invested 807.000 into improvement.. 30/01/2014
27th and 28th February, finals of the Chirigotas competition, CartagenaThis is in the Auditorio El Batel, Cartagena There are two nights of wit and humour as Cartagena prepares for Carnival week. Chirigotas are satirical groups, who..
Navantia continue work on the S-80 submarine in CartagenaAdditional sections are being fabricated to extend the length of the vessels Workers in the Cartagena shipbuilders Navantia are still waiting for the official.. 28/01/2014
Cartagena Archaeological Museum reopens after maintenance worksThe museum has been closed for 2 months The Enrique Escudero de Castro archaeological museum in Cartagena is to re-open to the public on Tuesday 28th January.. 27/01/2014
Cartagena Palacio de Deportes is one step closerThe building now becomes the official property of the council After years of trauma and prolonged problems, the completion of Cartagena’s Palacio de.. 27/01/2014
15th February, free activity, Calblanque regional parkGuided route: Introduction to the world of orchids This is a free guided family route, taking place between 10am and 1.30pm, in the Calblanque regional park, which..
1st February, magic and illusion, Cartagena El BatelAllá de la imaginación, beyond imagination with Anthony Blake Start time : 9.30pm Hall A, El Batel auditorium Tickets 24€, 18€ and 14&euro..
Cartagena promoting tourism on the Madrid-Costa del Sol busCartagena has signed a number of agreements to promote the city via public transport The latest tourism promotion campaign for the city of Cartagena, Spain.. 24/01/2014
Cartagena, Espacio Mediterraneo now open 7 days a weekIt’s been a long fight to obtain the licences for 7 day opening After a long and hard battle the Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre just outside.. 23/01/2014
Buses now running to Espacio Mediterraneo on SundaysBuses will run from the centre of Cartagena to the shopping centre As from last Sunday the Number 4 bus in Cartagena will be running between the city centre.. 23/01/2014
Cartagena to join Phoenician and Carthaginian tourist routeThe initiative is part of a plan to attract more cruise ships Cartagena is to form part of a “Phoenician and Carthaginian tourist route” which.. 23/01/2014
Cartagena promoting beaches, nautical sports and gastronomic products in FiturThe Mayoress will be presented with Q for Quality flags for the municipal beaches As part of her duties at this week’s Fitur tourism fair in Madrid.. 23/01/2014
Ministry clamping down on illegal Murcian fishermenThe legal fishermen have long been complaining that this threatens their livelihood Almost a dozen fines have been imposed recently on unauthorized fishermen by..
Los Nietos resident fined 3,300 euros for inadequate building licencesThe court ruled that the licence did not cover the works undertaken This nasty little fine serves as a reminder about the importance of obtaining a minor works.. 22/01/2014
Cartagena in promotion agreement with RenfeThe promotion aims to bring visitors from Madrid by rail The Town Hall of Cartagena has signed an agreement with rail company Renfe to promote the city by.. 22/01/2014
Corpse found on Cartagena coastline believed to be illegal immigrantThe body was in an advanced state of decomposition Divers from the specialist subaquatic divisions of the Guardia Civíl, (GEAS) recovered a body found.. 21/01/2014
Cartagena celebrates the day of san AntonThe blessing of the animals in the district of San Antón is always well attended The celebration of the Día de San Antón was held in Cartagena.. 18/01/2014
El Legado de Cartagena in the Ramon Alonso LuzzyCartagena: Artworks by Juan Martínez Pedrero to 28th February An exhibition of line drawings and paintings by Juan Martínez Pedrero entitled..
Calblanque regional parkThis is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition..
Local Social, Los BelonesSocial Club, Los Belones The “Local Social” of Los Belones is on the main road, opposite the church, and it hosts many kinds of leisure activity for..
Cartagena, painting with wine, to 18th FebruaryImages created during the III Encuentro de Pintura al Vino A new exhibition featuring.. 13/01/2014
Where is Los NietosLos Nietos falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558..
Where is Cabo de PalosCabo de Palos lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558..
Where is Mar de CristalMar de Cristal lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558..
Where is La Manga del Mar MenorLa Manga lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality There is a great deal of confusion over the definitions..
History of Los BelonesA brief history of Los Belones, and the Rincón de San Ginés Los Belones forms part of the administrative area of Rincón de San Ginés..
Where is Los BelonesLos Belones falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering 558..
Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena most visited in the region during 201353% of the foreign visitors were English The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena has this week presented figures showing its best ever year for tourist visitors.. 09/01/2014
29th March, English language tour of CartagenaThe tour includes a stop-off to sample the famous Cartagena Asiatico coffee Every Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide March Cartagena Tours: 8, 15, 22..
Unemployment falls in Cartagena for first time in 7 yearsThe end of year statistics have provoked cautious optimism Positive unemployment figures released at the beginning of January nationwide reflected in the statistics.. 07/01/2014
Espacio Mediterraneo shopping centre Cartagena MurciaWhere to shop Cartagena and the Mar Menor Murcia The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre is on the eastern outskirts of Cartagena, heading out of the city..
Work has been underway to solve Los Nietos flooding problemWith more rain forecast this weekend, council workers have been in to clear the problem area The rain returned to the Region of Murcia yesterday evening, and.. 20/12/2013
21st December, Cartagena, choral concert Iglesia de los Padres ClaretianosThis is being performed by the Masa Coral Tomás Luis de Victoria The Masa Coral Tomás Luis de Victoria is offering a number of concerts over the..
28th December, Cartagena, choral concert for UNICEF in the Iglesia del CarmenThis is being performed by the Masa Coral Tomás Luis de Victoria The Masa Coral Tomás Luis de Victoria is offering a number of concerts over the..
Cartagena Christmas programme 2013Activities in Cartagena from 21st December to January 5th Bouncy park for kiddies: From 21st December to 4th January, Parque Heroés de Cavité, next..
22nd December, Handel’s Messiah at El Batel CartagenaUCAM symphonic orchestra and Coral Discantus Featuring the Symphonic orchestra of Murcia University and the Coral Discantus performing the glorious Messiah by..
28th December, The Nutcracker, classical ballet, El Batel CartagenaThe Royal Moscow Ballet presents the Nutcracker with score by Tchaikovsky No Christmas is complete without that big ballet treat and the Nutcracker ( El Cascanueces..
1st January, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra,El Batel CartagenaNew Years day concert Tickets: 35/20/22 euros Start time 8pm Tickets from Ticketmaster or directly from El Batel Click for map and Box office, El Batel Cartagena..
II Muestra Artesana de Navidad, Cartagena16 stalls selling crafty artisan items until 6th January Cartagena will host a mini artisan fair from Friday 13th December until the 6th January, in the Plaza.. 12/12/2013
Cartagena municipal belen and ice skating rink openThe belén is vast and well worth a visit Cartagena has begun to prepare for Christmas, with the installation of the municipal belén and opening.. 12/12/2013
Cartagena cabling theft an inside job11 have been arrested following the theft of 30,000 euros worth of municipal lighting Eleven people believed to have stolen five and a half kilometres of.. 12/12/2013
Made in Cartagena by Pilar RoldanThe exhibition is in El Batel, Cartagena until 6th January “Made in Cartagena” is a collection of around 70 wire mesh sculptures, ranging from apples..
Cartagena collecting Christmas toys for needy familiesCollection points for donations will be open until 28th December The campaign to collect second-hand toys for children in need began on Wednesday with two.. 05/12/2013
Cartagena Archaeological Museum closed until January 2014Essential maintenance work is required in the museum The Enrique Escudero de Castro Archaeological Museum in Cartagena is closed to the public for the next.. 03/12/2013
Ibero-Roman lion found in Jaen links into Cartagena historyThe sculpture comes from the home of a princess commemorated every year in the Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas Archaeologists digging at the Ibero-Roman.. 02/12/2013
Cartagena-Vera Ghost Highway loses 5.8% of its trafficMotorway traffic on tollroads back to 1998 levels All of the ten toll motorways in Spain which are in danger of bankruptcy have seen a reduction in the volume.. 02/12/2013
Cartagena commitment to accessibility networkThe council has joined a network which pledges to make access easier for the less mobile The Town Hall of Cartagena has given the green light to a proposal.. 02/12/2013
Storms and strong winds battered the Murcian coastline this weekendThe Mediaeval market in Cartagena took a soaking, as did residents in Mar de Cristal Storms and strong winds battered the coastline of Murcia this weekend.. 02/12/2013
29th November, Flamenco recital, Archaeological Museum, CartagenaCurro Piñana, el intérprete de los deseos. Ibn Arabí desde el flamenco This free recital begins at 9pm in the municipal archaeological museum..
28th Nov to 1st December, Cartagena Mediaeval MarketThe annual autumn market brings 150 artisans and entertainment to the streets of Cartagena Cartagena is hosting its annual autumn mediaeval market, filling the..
Campaigners continue to fight closure of Rosell emergencies departmentA second demonstration takes place in Cartagena on Friday The “Salvemos el Rosell” platform group, which aims to save the Rosell hospital in the.. 28/11/2013
30th November, Music and dance for Saint Cecilia, CartagenaVenue: Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel, Cartagena The Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel is the venue for the annual concert in honour of the..
2nd Tapas Route El Algar 29th November to 8th DecemberII Ruta de la Tapa de El Algar, Cartagena municipality The Ruta de la Tapa de El Algar, in the Cartagena municipality, is being run for the second year between.. 26/11/2013
Four hectares burnt in the rambla of El Canar in TallanteThe blaze started before dawn and was fanned by strong sea breezes Almost four hectares of the natural park of La Muela and Cabo Tiñoso, close to the.. 25/11/2013
Cartagena Mayoress denies there are any council jobs on offerThe municipality will not be extending its 1330 municipal staff until 2015 The Mayoress of Cartagena, Pilar Barreiro, has today issued a firm denial that.. 25/11/2013
23rd December, Aba Taano Gospel Music, CartagenaTaking place at the El Batel Auditorio In Cartagena Start time 9pm Tickets 10 euros via Ticketmaster or directly from the Auditorio, Click for map and venue details..
Cartagena Mediaeval market will run for extra day this yearThe stalls will be spread across more streets to avoid over-crowding Cartagena’s 12th annual Medieval Market begins on Thursday 28th November at 12... 21/11/2013
Carbon Monoxide escape at SABIC plant just a training exercise200 personnel trained in major incident reaction on Wednesday Firecrews, police, protection civil and the local councils from Cartagena, Murcia and Fuente.. 20/11/2013
Cartagena Bomberos en Accion heading for the PhilippinesThese voluntary firecrew and doctors are taking water treatment equipment and medical aid Six members of the “Firemen in Action” NGO ( voluntary.. 19/11/2013
Cartagena, Motorcyclists fined for riding in the ramblaThe CHS says they were fined for an “infraction of the laws regulating waterways.” Although riding around on motorbikes and quads in ramblas (.. 16/11/2013
Cartagena, 16th November, Youth crafts market81 young artisans and artist will be selling their hand produced items A Youth Crafts Market is being held in the Plaza Héroes de Cavité in..
Cartagena starts construction on municipal nativity sceneThe council hopes to inaugurate it along with the remodeling in Plaza de san Francisco It’s only mid-November, but work has already begun in Cartagena.. 13/11/2013
Former prison of San Anton in Cartagena for sale at 422,570 eurosGovernment property sell-off continues Spain’s central government is continuing to sell off real estate in order to raise funds, with the latest properties.. 07/11/2013
Mar Menor beach clean-up after downpour last weekLocal residents are demanding action to avoid future disasters, but the guilty party can’t be found Around thirty council employees and staff from Aguagest.. 07/11/2013
15th to 17th November, 5th annual Art Hotel fair, CartagenaA varied art event at the Hotel NH in Cartagena This year, for the first time, the Art Hotel Fair has split away from the Mucho Más Mayo event, bringing..
16th November, Guided tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During November 2013 this tour is available every Saturday: the 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
23rd November, tour of Cartagena in English, with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During November 2013 this tour is available every Saturday: the 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
30th October, Tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During November 2013 this tour is available every Saturday: the 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
Cartagena extends exhibition of archaeological excavations for another monthClic. Una mirada retrospectiva a la arqueología de Cartagena is in the municipal archaeology museum The municipal archaeological museum in Cartagena.. 05/11/2013
Cartagena flower market open for All Saints and All SoulsFamilies will take flowers to municipal cemeteries to honour the deceased during this fiesta 1st November is a national bank holiday. This week Spain celebrates.. 30/10/2013
Cartagena bore the brunt of predicted stormsThe Mar Menor was deluged for two hours, but the rest of the region just sat and enjoyed the lightning display The storms forecast by Aemet for Tuesday hit.. 30/10/2013
Volunteers sought for Cartagena tree planting activity3rd and 24th November, An area near the port will be replanted with native species Volunteers are sought..
Cartagena thieves target industrial estate in Los BeatosThe thieves had a lorryload of materials when they were caught by a routine police patrol Theft continues to represent a constant workload for police as the.. 28/10/2013
New Cartagena health service boss stands by Rosell emergencies closureProtests continue in Cartagena and Murcia The new boss has a politician’s way with words and explains that the Rosell emergencies service “is.. 24/10/2013
German couple rescued off El PortusThe pair’s dramatic afternoon ended in relief after a tense few hours  .. 24/10/2013
Cartagena Town Hall demands government climb-down over Rosell closureA motion to request that the A&E unit should remain open receives unanimous support from all parties In municipal politics it is rare for all parties.. 22/10/2013
II Oktoberfest Cartagena 2013 , 25th October to 3rd NovemberEvery night in Cartagena This is taking place in the explanada del Puerto, the waterside area next to the ARQUA subaquatic archaeology museum in Cartagena and..
The Maze, Tentegorra, CartagenaA living maze offering a gentler form of adventure, Cartagena An attraction which may be of interest to family visitors is the maze which is located within the..
Adventure Park Rafael de la Cerda, Tentegorra, CartagenaOverhead zipline, overhead walks, laser paintball A great way to burn off energy for all the family This is a family park in Cartagena which offers a range of activities..
Commemorative stamp to celebrate 125 years of the Isaac PeralThe submarine is finally open for visits in the new submarine pavilion of the Naval Museum After years welcoming visitors to the City of Cartagena as a water.. 15/10/2013
29th November, The Waterboys, Cartagena Jazz FestivalA good selection of jazz throughout November in Cartagena Cartagena is celebrating its annual Jazz Festival between the 2nd and 29th November, with a host of live..
23rd November, John Grant, Cartagena Jazz FestivalA good selection of jazz throughout November in Cartagena Cartagena is celebrating its annual Jazz Festival between the 2nd and 29th November, with a host of live..
Indoor Santa Florentina market open in Cartagena on SaturdayThe market is open from 8am to 3pm in spite of the festival of El Pilar The municipal marketplace of Santa Florentina will be open as normal on the morning.. 11/10/2013
Cartagena CasinoThe casino still functions as a members only social meeting point Cartagena Casino is an impressive building which has been located in the Calle Mayor of the City..
Cartagena Casino, exhibition of mediaeval armour, to 31st OctoberThe exhibition is open between the 21st and 31st October The Casino in the Calle Mayor is opening its doors to the general public from 21st to 31st October for..
Cartagena, Energy-saving fun for kids on the Paseo del MuelleThe Fundación Repsol teaches children how to manage energy resources The “Cuidadano R” complex, consisting of a marquee and a bus, is open.. 09/10/2013
New Cartagena rail station will be next to MandaracheHopes are high that the AVE high-speed train could arrive in the city in 2016 Earlier this year Alicante was finally conected to Madrid with a new high speed.. 02/10/2013
6th October, Guided tour of the Asilo de las Hermanitas de los Pobres in CartagenaMembers of the public are invited to see the results of the recent restoration project The Hermanitas de los Pobres and the Comisión Beltrí 2012..
9th November, Guided tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During November 2013 this tour is available every Saturday: the 9th,16th, 23rd and 30th BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
12th October, Guided tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During October 2013 this tour is available every Saturday, the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
19th October, Guided tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During October 2013 this tour is available every Saturday, the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
26th October, Guided tour of Cartagena in English with Asiatico tastingEvery Saturday at 11am, with English speaking guide During October 2013 this tour is available every Saturday, the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL..
Salt and zinc are not a good combination in CartagenaThe emblematic roof of the Palacio Consistorial must be cleaned every couple of years Having a seaside location is all very well, but does lead to essential.. 26/09/2013
Regional assembly in Cartagena hosting exhibition of Salzillo photographsYesterday the Assembly voted to support a motion to declare the sculptures tangible and intangible Heritage of Humanity The Regional Assembly in Cartagena.. 26/09/2013
Former Valencia vice-president implicated in Novo Carthago caseThe investigation into the un-built Cartagena urbanization continues to point the finger at current and former politicians. Billed by Hansa Urbana as &ldquo.. 19/09/2013
Cartagena Cruise Visitor Numbers reach 67,08553 cruise liners moored in the city on the first seven months of this year A total of 67,085 tourists visited Cartagena on cruise ships between 1st January.. 19/09/2013
The Hesperides leaves Cartagena on Canary Islands mapping missionThe scientific research vessel is analysing the seabed of Spain’s Continental Shelf The Spanish navy’s oceanographic research vessel “Hesp.. 18/09/2013
23rd September, free band concert, CartagenaA series of concerts between the 21st and 28th September in Cartagena One of the most popular alternative entertainments running alongside the Carthagineses y..
24th September, free band concert in CartagenaA series of concerts between the 21st and 28th September in Cartagena One of the most popular alternative entertainments running alongside the Carthagineses y..
25th September, free band concert in Cartagena, part of Romans and CarthaginiansA series of concerts between the 21st and 28th September in Cartagena One of the most popular alternative entertainments running alongside the Carthagineses y..
Cartagena, Seats for Romans and Carthaginians 2013Seats are sold in advance for the Romans and Carthaginians main parades. For full programme, Click Romans and Carthaginians, Cartagena Prices for seats.. 16/09/2013
28th September, free lunchtime band concert in CartagenaA series of concerts between the 21st and 28th September in Cartagena One of the most popular alternative entertainments running alongside the Carthagineses y..
Teenagers rescued by emergency services, CartagenaThe two were lost in the of Cabezo de la Estrella in Cartagena Two teenagers were rescued by the Cartagena fire brigade yesterday evening after they got lost.. 14/09/2013
26th, 27th, 28th, Cartagena Romans and Carthaginians tours in EnglishThe tours are designed to accompany a visit to the Romans and Carthaginians celebrations Throughout the Romans and Carthaginians festivities, Turismo de Cartagena..
Cartagena: Prince Felipe inaugurates Isaac Peral exhibition hallThe submarine has now been fully restored and can once again be visited by the public Crown Prince Felipe has officially opened the new Isaac Peral exhibition.. 12/09/2013
Cartagena, Romans and Carthaginians 2013Fiestas de Carthagineses y Romanos Cartagena, 20th to 29th September This colourful and enjoyable festival celebrates the history which shaped the Region of Murcia..
10,500 drains cleaned out by hand in Cartagena ready for the rainy seasonMore than a million metres of sewage piping are checked prior to the onset of autumn Maintenance work on municipal sewage and water control systems has been.. 10/09/2013
Navantia win contract from the Brazilian NavyThe contract will create 6,000 man hours of work for the Cartagena shipbuilder Navantia, who operate the shipbuilding yards in Cartagena, has won a contract.. 10/09/2013
Reforestation to begin following fire behind La Manga Club68 acres will be reforested by the Department of Environment Work will begin during the course of this month to restore vegetation in the area affected by.. 05/09/2013
Scrapyard charged with receiving stolen goods in CartagenaThe copper had been stolen from an electrical transformer in El Algar Three people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil following an investigation into.. 04/09/2013
Cartagena Red Cross collecting school materials for needy familiesCollection points will be open this weekend in the in Parque Mediterráneo and Paseo Alfonso XIII It’s back to school for Spain’s primary.. 04/09/2013
8th September, Remote control boats in CartagenaPart of the activities to commemorate the launch of the Isaac Peral submarine. Click for more information about the Isaac Peral submarine in Cartagena Model..
Cafe in the Molinete Archaeological park to finally openThe park has fabulous views across Cartagena The rights to run the cafetería in the Molinete Archaeological Park in Cartagena for the next two years.. 04/09/2013
Cartagena women prevented from jumping off Muralla del MarA police officer grabbed the woman as she moved to the edge of the wall A 44-year-old woman was rescued from the Muralla del Mar in Cartagena last Saturday.. 03/09/2013
29th March, the Mina Matildes at El Beal open for visitsThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra minera in La..
Thieves used siesta time to strip a ton of copper from street lightsThe Cartagena diputations of Miranda and El Albujón were the target Cartagena council admits it has been experiencing a “lack of wattage &ldquo.. 29/08/2013
Cartagena, Health service deny plans to close the Rosell HospitalHowever, they will continue to “optimise resources” and streamline joint services in the Rosell and Santa Lucia This last week there’s been.. 28/08/2013
8 illegal immigrants detained after landing at La Azohia, CartagenaThe empty boat was found on the beach A spell of good weather has resulted in a wave of illegal immigrants trying to enter Spain via boat from Africa, 120.. 27/08/2013
National Radio controlled car championship, Cartagena 6th to 8th SeptemberPublic are welcome to come along and watch The 3rd National Radio-Controlled Car Championship for RC 1/8 TT Gas vehicles is being held in Miranda, 8km to.. 27/08/2013
Murcian Mediterranean beaches on yellow alert2 bathers died yesterday off the La Manga coastline Windier weather resulted in flags on several Murcian beaches flying a yellow warning on Friday as slightly.. 09/08/2013
12th August, Essen Youth orchestra, free concert, CartagenaThe concert is in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Cartagena at 7.30pm The Youth orchestra of Essen, the Schönebecker Jugend-Blasorcherter (S.J.B.), will be giving..
Perin Fiestas 9th to 18th AugustThis includes the hanging of the donkey on Saturday 10th ( Don't worry, it's not a real donkey!) There are some pretty daft fiestas in Spain. The.. 08/08/2013
3 cyclists injured in Los Urrutias hit and runThe driver was detained and found to be three times over the legal alcohol limit The traffic department arrested a 40 year old Cartagena resident following.. 07/08/2013
31st August, Mina Matildes, El Beal openThe mine is only open 2 days a month at the moment El Centro de interpretación de la Mina las Matildes, El Beal Open 10am to 2pm The Sierra minera in La..
27th July, Free choral concert, Cabo de PalosThe annual concert of habaneros is outside the Iglesia de Santa María del Mar in Cabo de Palos The concert starts at 10.30pm The annual concert..
Cartagena creates enterprise zone for young entrepreneursThe “Ctracción” Project aims to convert an area of the old city into a thriving technology zone Cartagena council has presented a new project.. 26/07/2013
28th July, Open day at Cueva Victoria, CartagenaCartagena, The Cueva Victoria opens for just one day a year. This year the Cueva Victoria will be open for public visits on Sunday 28th July, between the.. 24/07/2013
Grandes Exitos by Antonio de Felipe, CartagenaIn the El Batel Auditorium, Cartagena, to 31st August The last exhibition in the “Mar de Arte” festival, part of Mar de Músicas, is “Grandes..
Last artefacts from the Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes arrive in CartagenaThe final pieces have been sent from Gibraltar to Cartagena On Friday the last of the pieces recovered from the sunken shipwreck of Nuestra Señora.. 22/07/2013
The treasure of Nuestra Senora de la Mercedes in CartagenaThis vast haul of coinage was recovered by American treasure hunter, Odyssey Just before Christmas 2012, Cartagena became the final destination for 574,553 pieces..
27th July Guided Visit to the Palacio Consistorial and Arqua Museum visit of CartagenaCartagena, the splendour of Carthago Nova The Region of Murcia continues with its series of guided walks and visits to places of historical and natural interest..
Blanca, Palacio de Molina , CartagenaExhibition entitled Blanca, by Peruvian artist, Sandra Gamarra. This exhibition is part of the Mar de Músicas festival and is located in the Palacio de..
Cartagena, Tirar del Hilo and La Calma antes de la TormentaTwo exhibitions in the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy, Cartagena Open until the 31st August The “Mar de Arte” , part of the Mar de Mú..
3rd August, Cabo de Palos night-time cross countryThere are categories for all ages on the 5 kilometre course The 5th annual Cabo de Palos cross-country event is being held on Saturday 3rd August over a five.. 18/07/2013
Mirame Lima, Cartagena to 31st AugustA colourful journey through real Peru “Mírame Lima” is a colourful photographic journey through some of the most exotic features of the Peruvian..
Fire in the Sierra de Atamaria, CartagenaThe fire was blazing along a 300 metre front Firemen from Cartagena were called to a fire in the Sierra de Atamaría, just behind the golf course just.. 17/07/2013
Virgen del Carmen in CartagenaFishermen in Cartagena start the day with a donation from their catch to local charities Yesterday the region celebrated the fiesta of the Virgen del Carmen.. 17/07/2013
3rd August, Freedoniasoul at El Batel, CartagenaSpanish soul with a 10 piece act 3rd August, 23.30 On the Terraza FREEDONIASOUL Freedonia is a collection of ten soul musicians exuding strength and sentiment..
3rd August, Ballet, Swan lake at El Batel in CartagenaClassical ballet with the Moscow Ballet 3rd August, 22.30 EL LAGO DE LOS CISNES (SWAN LAKE) Sala A Swan Lake endures as the most popular classical ballet ever..
9th August, Anni B Sweet at El Batel, CartagenaSmooth Indie pop and folk fusion, sweet is the word! 9th August, 22.30 (Sala B) ANNI B. SWEET Anni B Sweet is the stage name of Spanish singer-songwriter Ana L..
10th August, Virginia Labuat, El Batel CartagenaRetropop with a contemporary twist 10th August, 23.30 VIRGINIA LABUAT The Spanish Singer-songwriter presents her new album, Night & Day, which consists entirely..
16th August, M-Clan at El Batel, CartagenaOne of Spain’s best known rock-pop bands 16th August, 22.30 (Sala A) M-CLAN: “PARA NO VER EL FINAL” Carlos Tarque and Ricardo Ruipérez..
17th August, El Consorcio, El Batel CartagenaEl Consorcio present fourteen legendary Mexican songs 17th August, 22.30 EL CONSORCIO “About time too” was the comment published by El Consorcio when..
24th August, Diana Navarro at El Batel in CartagenaA unique voice, fusing flamenco,pop, Andalucian melodies and copla 24th August, 22.30 DIANA NAVARRO IN CONCERT Diana Navarro’s unique voiced caused a sensation..
Drowning in Los Alcazares and road accident on Cartagena – La Azohia road2 deaths in one day as holiday season continues Los Alcázares A 70-year-old man has been pulled dead from the sea in front of the Club Náutico.. 16/07/2013
4 million euro agreement to finance Cartagena archaeological excavationsThe agreement will be signed with the Fundación Repsol this week An agreement is set to be signed this week to secure finance for the excavation of.. 15/07/2013
Castillitos makes it through to second round of best tourist spot in SpainThe guns are a great location to take visitors any time of the year Following a determined local campaign to gee up voters to support the Castillitos.. 15/07/2013
Free aerobics on Cartagena beaches underwayTake advantage of free classes and burn off those ice creams and tapas The free aerobics sessions on the beaches of Cartagena are under way, and despite the.. 11/07/2013
Holidaymaker dies after falling from cliff in Cabo de PalosThe 19 year old from Madrid was posing for photographs when the accident happened A young man has died in hospital from multiple injuries received when he.. 08/07/2013
Additional safety services to protect holidaymakers in Murcia122 vigilance and first aid posts protect Murcian beaches this summer More vigilance services have been added to those already in service as the holiday season.. 08/07/2013
Free aerobics on Cartagena beachesPlaya Honda, Isla Plana, Cala Cortina, La Azohia, Manga Surf La Manga del Mar Menor, Los Nietos, Mar de Cristal, Mar Mayor La Graciosa and Los Urrutias throughout.. 08/07/2013
14th July, Charity swimming event, Playa Paraiso, Cartagena4th Travesía Solidaria Mar Menor (Charity Open Water Swimming Contest in the Mar Menor) More than 50,000 people suffer from multiple sclerosis in Spain..
5th July, Carlos Pinana and orchestra, El Batel CartagenaFlamenco guitar suite with Region of Murcia Symphonic Orchestra 5th July, 22.00 CARLOS PIÑANA (GUITAR) AND THE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Admittance: 14€..
13th July, Spanish National Dance Company, El Batel CartagenaThe latest innovative choreographical works by this important dance company 13th July, 22.30 COMPAÑIA NACIONAL DE DANZA Admittance: 40€, 35€ and..
18th July, an evening with the Murcia symphonic orchestra, El Batel CartagenaAn evening of innovative participation involving the audience 18th July, 22.00 “¡ESTO ME SUENA!” Competition / concert featuring the Region..
31st July, A night of light opera, El Batel CartagenaThe Symphonic Orchestra of Cartagena and four soloists 31st July, 22.00 ZARZUELA: A GRAND NIGHT OF LYRICAL MUSIC WITH THE REGION OF MURCIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Admittance..
La Catedral, ruined Cathedral of CartagenaConcerts are held inside the bombed out Cathedral of Cartagena The ruined cathedral of Cartagena is a venue used during the summer Festival, Mar de Músicas..
Auditorio Parque Torres and Castillo ArabeThese two spaces are open air spaces, used during the summer for outdoor concerts and events. The Auditorio Parque Torres is a purpose built open air auditorium..
Mar de Musicas Cartagena 2013From 19th to 27th July in Cartagena The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which..
Paseo Alfonso XIIThe dockside area is known as the Muelle Alfonso XII The Paseo Alfonso XII is the main road which runs alongside the waterfront of Cartagena. On the one side is..
Civil War Air Raid shelter unearthed in CartagenaThe shelter was uncovered during makeover works in the Plaza San Francisco The makeover work taking place in the Plaza San Francisco in the centre of Cartagena..
Refurbishment in Plaza San Francisco in Cartagena continuesMoving the statue of Isidoro Máiquez from one end to the other presents another set of challenges As well as unearthing a civil war air raid shelter.. 03/07/2013
Cartagena, La Manga and coastal bus service extended for summerMore buses will link Cartagena with La Manga and the shores of the Mar Menor The municipal bus summer service between Cartagena and the beaches at Cala Cortina.. 03/07/2013
6th to 13th July, Folk Festival, La Palma, CartagenaXXI Festival Nacional de Folclore, comarca de Cartagena Cartagena, Costumed folk dancing and folk music in the Cartagena campo Each year the Cartagena Folklore..
Cartagena: Calle Aire closed until July 20thRepairs continue to the new road surface The Calle del Aire in the centre of Cartagena will be closed to traffic until 20th July between Calle Jara and Calle.. 02/07/2013
19th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaSinead O'Connor and Sam Lee and Band The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival..
20th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaNovalima and La Pandilla Voladora The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which..
21st July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaSilvia Perez Cruz and Eva Ayllón The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival..
22nd July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaLa Noche de Repsol with Susana Baca The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which..
23rd July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaBuika and Gregory Porter The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which takes place..
24th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaAlondra Bentley and Ondatropica The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which takes..
25th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaDo Not Disturb - No Molestar and Imany The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival..
26th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaEli Paperboy Reed and Chicha Libre The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival which..
27th July La Mar de Musicas CartagenaJulieta Venegas and La Mala Rodríguez The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment for the 2013 festival..
Ministry of Defense plans to close almost half of its propertiesCurrently 80% of MOD staff activity takes place in just 20% of its premises The cutbacks in Spain are hitting the Ministry of Defence hard, and a plan has.. 02/07/2013
27th to 29th June, Cartagena Gay PrideThis is the third year Cartagena has held a Gay Pride event Cartagena celebrates its annual Gay pride Festival this coming weekend with a range of activities:..
Restored murals returned to Roman Forum district in CartagenaThe murals have been painstakingly reconstructed from fragments excavated at the site The archaeological site of the Roman forum in Cartagena, which opened.. 26/06/2013
Cartagena, car incinerated as youths light a firework inside the vehicleA busy night of San Juan for local firemen La Noche de San Juan, the night of San Juan passed without major incident, although fire officers were kept busy.. 24/06/2013
Cartagena cruise ship brings 4000 visitorsCartagena continues to push for cruise ship tourism Cartagena was awash with American tourists on Monday following the arrival of the Independence of the.. 24/06/2013
Over 2000 kilos of illegal fish recovered in police swoopRestaurants in 3 municipalities were caught with illegal pulpo in their paellas This week we reported about the increase in the prices of fish and shellfish.. 21/06/2013
24th June, Cartagena, free guitar concert in the Cartagena ConservatorioPart of the week of the guitar in Cartagena FESTIVAL DE LA GUITARRA MásGuitarra 2013 Cartagena is hosting the Semana de la Guitarra during the next week..
27th June, Cartagena, free guitar concert in the Cartagena CasinoPart of the week of the guitar in Cartagena FESTIVAL DE LA GUITARRA MásGuitarra 2013 Cartagena is hosting the Semana de la Guitarra during the next week..
29th June, exhibition of guitar making techniques, CartagenaMaster guitar makers will be present for anyone with an interest in commissioning a guitar to try the different tones of their guitars Part of the week of the..
Traffic department warns wayward motorists their points are running outHow thoughtful. This is your last warning to improve your driving before you lose your licence The traffic department , known more commonly as the DGT.. 21/06/2013
19th June, tests on storm tanks system in Cartagena Acuamed is carrying out tests in Cartagena on Wednesday 19th June to assess the effectiveness of the storm tank system in Cartagena. The tests are taking.. 18/06/2013
The Isaac Peral undergoing restoration in CartagenaThe submarine can be visited by groups with prior reservation One of the most emblematic symbols of the City of Cartagena is the Isaac Peral submarine, which.. 18/06/2013
Cartagena police catch 12 distracted drivers during road safety campaign39% of all road deaths are due to distraction, mobile phones being the biggest culprits The Cartagena Policía Local have recently concluded their latest.. 18/06/2013
The ARQUA in Cartagena joins the Google Art projectThis initiative makes 40,000 works available for the public to view in high definition The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports has announced that the.. 17/06/2013
Cartagena: Tanker explosion in Escombreras refineryThis was the scenario for today’s training simulation Emergency services poured en-masse into the industrial area of Cartagena in the Escombreras bay.. 13/06/2013
Murcia fishing fleet confined to port until 1st JulyThis annual stand-down period enables fish stocks to recover However, the illegal fishermen who are such a bone of contention with the legal fishermen.. 12/06/2013
Cartagena motorists beware, big brother is watching youNew cameras at crossroads will improve road safety and municipal finances Motorists in Cartagena are being warned that the council have invested in 10 new.. 12/06/2013
Murcia collects Q for Quality flags for 25 beachesThis is the third highest number of flags awarded to an autonomous community in Spain An important mark for tourism councillors in every coastal area of Spain.. 12/06/2013
Restoration of Cartagena portside images nearly completeThe murals mark the spot at which Saint James is said to have landed in Spain Work to restore the tile murals in the original Cartagena port area are drawing.. 10/06/2013
Cartagena Palacio Consistorial to charge visitor entry feeThe fees cover the cost of the employed guides The Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena will be charging a 1 euro entry fee to visitors from the beginning of.. 06/06/2013
To 21st June, exhibition Cartagena, Centro Cultural Ramon Alonso LuzzyThe exhibition features works produced by the pupils of the Universidad Popular This exhibition features different works by pupils of the Universidad Popular in..
First lifeguard posts open on Cartagena beachesThe beaches of Galúa and Zeus on the Med coast in La Manga, and San Ginés are first to open Cartagena council has opened the first beaches.. 05/06/2013
9th June, Romeria of the Virgen del Carmen, Los UrrutiasA day of entertainment on the shores of the Mar Menor The neighbours association of Los Urrutias on the shores of the Mar Menor are holding their annual Romer&..
Cartagena contractors repair newly laid roads in city centreCañón, Príncipe de Vergara and Aire will be closed to traffic for repairs The contractor employed to lay the new road surfaces in the.. 04/06/2013
Cartagena police clampdown on distraction39% of road deaths are caused by distractions Between 3rd and 9th June, police in the Cartagena municipality are undertaking a campaign to crackdown.. 04/06/2013
Cartagena Mayoress says Tramontana refit is guaranteedLast week workers from Navantia marched in protest through Cartagena as fears for job security grow The subject of job protection continues to preoccupy workers.. 03/06/2013
1st and 2nd June, Tango in CartagenaThe XVII Spanish national argentine tango festival takes place in Cartagena This weekend the Cambalache tango club in Cartagena, will be hosting the annual national..
Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena scene for BMW photoshootThe auditorios in both Cartagena and Águilas have attracted luxury car manufacturers this last year The Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel in.. 30/05/2013
29th May to 2nd June, Cartagena Gastronomic tapas fairTaking place outside the ARQUA museum on the Cartagena waterside For the second consecutive year Cartagena hosts its II Feria Gastronómica Cartagena.. 29/05/2013
Spanish Navy expels treasure hunter vessel from Spanish watersCartagena based marine vigilance services have been monitoring the “Endeavour” On Sunday the Spanish navy patrol vessel, 'Infanta Elena'.. 28/05/2013
Cartagena bin burners back in action3 bins bit the dust on Saturday night Cartagena was once again the scene of burning containers over the weekend, as firecrews extinguished blazes in 3 separate.. 27/05/2013
Tollywood sparkle could spice up the Mar MenorThe Isla del Barón possible scene for Indian movie set The Mar Menor was under cinematic scrutiny last week as a team from Indian cinema studios, Tollywood.. 27/05/2013
Pozo Estrecho, 24th to 26th May, last acts in Fiestas de la PrimaveraPozo Estrecho is within the Cartagena municipality The last acts in the Pozo Estrecho Fiestas de la Primavera within the Cartagena municipality include two.. 24/05/2013
La Aljorra, Fiestas from the 31st May until the 9th JuneLa Aljorra is within the Cartagena municipality This is a major fiesta, with lots of free musical performances and activities for all ages. The action is centred..
24 blue flags awarded to Murcian beachesCartagena won 8 of the coveted environmental quality flags ADEAC, the Association of Environmental and Consumer Education, has awarded eight blue flags to.. 23/05/2013
Playa Vacante, ARQUA Cartagena to 30th JuneThis photographic exhibition is by Francisco Solana Playa Vacante is a photographic exhibition on display inside the ARQUA Museum in Cartagena, with large format..
Cartagena firecrews join Bomberos en Accion in training exerciseThe firecrew volunteers help to train firecrews in developing nations Cartagena firemen have been participating in a training exercise along with members.. 23/05/2013
New series of protests against public sector cuts begin today in MurciaThe unions call the latest cuts “disastrous” The cutbacks proposed by the regional government of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia.. 22/05/2013
Jellyfish nets to be installed in Mar Menor from 1st JuneNets remain in place to protect Mar Menor beaches until the end of September Planning for the onset of the summer holiday season is nearly complete and last.. 20/05/2013
New video shows evolution of Roman Theatre in CartagenaThe Roman Theatre Museum is the most important visitor attraction in Cartagena The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena has a new audiovisual tool which helps.. 16/05/2013
18th May, Concert agrupacion sauces in the CIM building, CartagenaPart of the night of the museums At 11pm the Agrupación sauces are giving a concert inside the central patio of the CIM building, the imposing building..
Friday 24th May is the day of the patron saint of public functionariesThis means that public administrative offices will be closed in many cases Saint Rita is the patron saint of public functionaries, and employees of town halls.. 15/05/2013
March for employment across Murcia reaches CartagenaThe march concluded outside the regional parliament There have been many marches and protests over the last few months, but few have come as far as the march.. 08/05/2013
Motorcycle riders fined for riding in Cartagena ramblaIt’s common to see bikes and quad in the ramblas but rare to hear of anyone being fined The water administration body in charge of the Segura basin.. 08/05/2013
The water supply network in Cartagena is more than 1000km in lengthEach year the water supply company replaces 40km of pipes Aquagest, who maintain the water systems in the Cartagena municipality, have released their annual.. 06/05/2013
Cartagena pleno reject plan to make cyclists wear helmets in urban areasCurrently the use of helmets in city centres is not obligatory by law The Cartagena council pleno meeting has this week passed a motion expressing its rejection.. 06/05/2013
Cartagena council approve financing to complete Palacio de DeportesThe sports palace construction began in 2006 with an 18 month build time Cartagena council have approved financing of 3.5 million euros in today’s pleno.. 03/05/2013
Repsol refinery believed to be responsible for fire in Sierra de FausillaTraces of paint and metallic material were found at the ignition point of the fire It is now thought that a burst of flames from a chimney within the Repsol.. 01/05/2013
Cartagena, trees removed from Plaza de San FranciscoThe plaza is about to undergo extensive remodelling The centre of Cartagena continues to change as preparation works to remodel the area of plaza de San Francisco.. 29/04/2013
3rd to 5th May, The Cruces de Mayo in CartagenaMay crosses are installed across the city as a focal point for celebrations 16 different bodies and associations will install crosses of May ( Cruces de Mayo)..
1st May, Carriage driving championships, CartagenaPublic are welcome to come along and watch Following the success of previous editions, the el Club de Enganche de Cartagena will be holding its 2ª Edici..
26th April, Cartagena, La Pepa by Sara BarasLa Pepa is a flamenco dance spectacular which charts the story of the Spanish Constitution 9:30pm Flamenco Dance Tickets 40,35 and 25 euros Sara Baras presents..
3rd May, Cartagena, Closing concert of Entre Cuerdas y metallesTaking place in the Auditorio El Batel, Cartagena This is the final concert closing off the competition to find talented young musicians in the Region of Murcia..
26th April, Cartagena, La Agrupacion Musical Sauces, in the church of San DiegoA concert in the church in the old quarter of Cartagena The church of San Diego in Cartagena is hosting a concert performed by the Agrupación Musical Sauces..
March registered positive tourism stats for Region of Murcia32,700 people came to Murcia in March, an increase of 4.1% over March 2012 The monthly survey of the Cross-border Tourist traffic, carried out by the Institute.. 24/04/2013
To June 16th, Puerto Eterno, a photographic exhibition, CartagenaExhibition ''Puerto Eterno'' by Juan Manuel Diaz Burgos Until June 16, 2013 From 10.00 to 20.00 hours, Monday to Sunday Location: Sala..
Cartagena seagulls under attackThe annual campaign to clear seagull nests from the city centre of Cartagena is underway A new campaign to control the nesting and hatching of yellow-legged.. 24/04/2013
Autumn opening of Mercedes treasure exhibition may stimulate portside cruise ship salesThe commercial units have been empty for some time The commercial area leading up to the Cartagena cruise ship port is hoping to attract new tenants with.. 24/04/2013
Cartagena, Mar de Musicas 2013 poster by Antonio de FelipeMar de Músicas takes place in Cartagena between 19th and 27th July The Mar de Músicas 2013 Festival held in Cartagena each summer has.. 22/04/2013
Over 3000 took part in the Ruta de las Fortelezas in CartagenaThe fastest was across the line in 4 hours and 4 seconds La Ruta de las Fortalezas in Cartagena took place on Saturday, blissfully cooler conditions.. 22/04/2013
Cartagena, Romans and Carthaginians 2013This year the celebrations will take place between the 20th and 29th September 2013 The Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas in Cartagena are one of the best.. 22/04/2013
Cartagena, home care assistants stole jewelry from clientsJewelry worth €30,000 was stolen from several clients when they died Agents from the Policía Nacional in Cartagena have arrested two women, who.. 20/04/2013
Sabic at La Aljorra downsizing workforceThe vast plant Is highly mechanised so only employs 700 staff Sabic Innovative Plastics, the Saudi multinational company announced this week that it would.. 20/04/2013
Cartagena welcomes second major cruise ship of the yearCartagena aims to increase its cruise ship traffic Cartagena this week welcomed its second large cruise ship of the season, with the arrival of the Eurodam.. 20/04/2013
Police teach road safety awareness in Cartagena schoolsCartagena children were also given a lesson about respecting animals Last week officers from the Policía Local in Cartagena held a campaign of.. 18/04/2013
Cartagena council seek tenders to replace stolen copper cablingThe council want to speed up the replacement process and bring Cartagena residents back into the light Copper cabling theft continues to be a problem for.. 17/04/2013
Fire in Pozo Estrecho, CartagenaTwo retail shops and a residential dwelling were totally gutted Firemen from the Parque de Bomberos del Ayuntamiento de Cartagena have extinguished a fire.. 16/04/2013
Cartagena, shoplifters detained with 5000 euros worth of goodsThe women, all Ecuadorian, had targeted shops in the Cartagena Old quarter Police in Cartagena have detained three Ecuadorian nationals accused of shoplifting.. 13/04/2013
Works to restore tile mosaics in the old Cartagena portThe original port is sandwiched between the container port and modern Cartagena fishing port Works are underway in Cartagena to clean and restore the tile.. 13/04/2013
Cartagena police speed check campaignThe chances of a pedestrian surviving an impact at 80kph are virtually nil This week Cartagena policia local are undertaking a further series of speed control.. 11/04/2013
Poop-poop! Cartagena clamps down on dog excrementIt is also illegal to walk a dog in a public place without using a lead, even if it's a small dog The crusade by Cartagena council “to clean up.. 11/04/2013
To 15th May, L-Aranarte at El Batel auditorio in CartagenaA collective exhibition by the Equipo L-Arañarte The Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel hosts a new exhibition between the 12th April and 15th May..
British resident of Cartagena arrested in child pornography investigationThe 72 year old is a resident of a Cartagena camping site Agents of the Policía Nacional have arrested a 72 year old British national living on a residential.. 09/04/2013
Cartagena port workers march in protestPort workers across Spain plan more stoppages for the 10th to 12th April Workers from the Cartagena Port Authority who work in the container port and portside.. 05/04/2013
Cartagena taxi rates to increaseCartagena want to increase prices in line with a similar request from Murcia taxidrivers Cartagena council have accepted a request from the Taxi drivers Association.. 05/04/2013
Cruise ship season begins in CartagenaCartagena expects to attract 140,000 cruise ship visitors this year Cruise season is underway in Cartagena and the first passengers are filling bars and restaurants.. 03/04/2013
Mar de Musicas will this year feature PeruThe festival in Cartagena will take place between 19th and 27th July La Mar de Músicas Festival 2013 in Cartagena this year will feature Peru as its.. 02/04/2013
Week of protest in CartagenaWorkers from Navantia and would be workers at the SKSol lubricants plant have both been on the streets Unemployment continues to be a major cause of concern.. 24/03/2013
First procession of the Cartagena Semana SantaFor the full programme click Semana Santa Cartagena One of the first parades of Semana Santa in Spain left from the alongside the old cathedral in Cartagena.. 22/03/2013
Investigations underway following fire close to Repsol refinery in CartagenaThe fire provoked panic due to its proximity to the refinery On Friday fire broke out in the Sierra de la Fausilla in Cartagena, sparking a major alert due.. 21/03/2013
On Saturday 23rd at 8.30pm switch off those lightsThe WWF are calling hundreds of millions of people worldwide to take part On Saturday 23rd March, the World Wildlife Fund is holding a worldwide event under.. 20/03/2013
Monastery of San Gines continues to deteriorateThe Monastery is another victim of the downturn in the residential property market The Monastery of San Ginés within the Cartagena municipality has.. 20/03/2013
Fire in la Aljorra scrapyard proved a long haul for firecrewsIt took firecrews 7 hours to extinguish the blaze The fire in a vehicle scrap yard situated on the road to Aljorra late on Sunday afternoon was finally extinguished.. 18/03/2013
Cartagena amplifies tourist information pointsThis now brings the number of tourist information points at which a map can be obtained in Cartagena to 3 With the onset of spring and imminent increase in tourism..
Elderly resident mugged in El Algar market, CartagenaThe shopper was pushed over and jewellery ripped from around her neck A reminder for residents to be careful when shopping in public marketplaces has come.. 17/03/2013
Pupils from Teignmouth Community school in Cartagena exchange16 students are undertaking a language exchange programme with the IES Los Molinos This week 16 students from Teignmouth Community School paid a visit to.. 16/03/2013
Cartagena, fire in the Sierra de la Fausilla close to Repsol refineryFireforces in Cartagena are receiving air support from helicopters and waterplane This morning a fire was reported in the Sierra de la Fausilla, close to.. 15/03/2013
Cartagena, 1500 people will participate in the floral offering to the patrona on 22nd MarchThis is the day of the patrona in Cartagena and signals the start of Semana Santa This year 1500 people have signed up to participate in the floral offering.. 13/03/2013
Clic, 70 years of archaeology at the Cartagena Archaeological MuseumImages from the excavations of Cartagena during the last 70 years Clic. A retrospective look at the archaeology of Cartagena takes place in the Museo..
Cartagena police initiate alcohol control campaignLast month the speeding control campaign caught 799 drivers speeding The Policía Local de Cartagena have begun another alcohol control campaign, with.. 11/03/2013
Marrajos Roman Soldiers herald Semana Santa 2013 in CartagenaThe full programme for Semana Santa 2013 in Cartagena is in the religious Murcia section Activities relating to the Semana Santa celebrations are underway.. 11/03/2013
New emergency tent for Cartagena Cruz RojaThe campaign tent was donated by the Fundación Repsol Cartagena Red Cross were formally presented with their first emergency field tent.. 11/03/2013
Horsemeat found in 3 batches of Cartagena beefburgersThe burgers had come from a distributor in Alicante Traces of horse meat have been found in three batches of burgers in Cartagena. The spokesman for the Regional.. 09/03/2013
Bootload of fish detained at El AlgarChances of a good catch are greatly increased when fishing in a fish farm Guardia Civil of the Región de Murcia have decommissioned 104 kilos of dorada.. 08/03/2013
To March 21st, De la mitad del cielo, Cartagena, CIMThe CIM is above the Naval Museum in Cartagena The Sala de Exposiciones on the ground floor of the CIM building in Cartagena is hosting an exhibition entitled..
Cartagena, semifinals of Young musician of the year competition, 11th to 21st MarchFree entry: come along and watch the performances The semi-finals of the competition, Entre Cuerdas y Metales , the equivalent to the young musician of the year..
La Visibilidad de lo Invisible, Palacio Molina, CartagenaA photography exhibition by Julián Contreras focusing on Semana Santa From 1st March until 15th June there will be an exhibition of work by Juliá..
Cartagena council seek new concessionary for beach cleaning servicesThe exisiting provider, EALSA, has been released from their contract due to the precarious financial state of the company Cartagena council will today begin.. 25/02/2013
Cartagena, Plans for remodelling of Plaza San Francisco approvedThe works will create a more open, pedestrianised square The Junta de Gobierno Local del Ayuntamiento de Cartagena has now approved the plan to.. 25/02/2013
Paving replacement in Cartagena old quarterThis will affect residents going to the main Post Office, Hacienda and administrative town hall in Cartagena Yesterday afternoon work began to replace the.. 21/02/2013
Cartagena, Mercedes Benz use El Batel for publicity backdropThis is the second Auditorium in Murcia to feature in Mercedes photo shoots The Auditorio y Palacio de Congreso El Batel in Cartagena, which is the vast orange.. 19/02/2013
New look for Cartagena policeCartagena council are jazzing up the Policia Local Cartagena City Council are spending more than €171,000 in the partial replacement of the uniform of.. 18/02/2013
Work continues to remodel Cartagena portsideThe waterside area is to be re-modelled to improve access to the cruise dock and make better use of the space One of the big dilemmas facing Cartagena Port.. 18/02/2013
The Llamada heralds the run up to Semana Santa in CartagenaTomorrow the official period of lent begins in Cartagena Although carnival celebrations still continue in some parts of the region until the coming weekend.. 12/02/2013
Bishop of Cartagena expresses surprise at Papal resignationThe Bishop of Cartagena praised the man who “with his teachings, his delivery, his word and his strong intelligence has helped so many.”.. 12/02/2013
Cartagena clamping down on market tradersCartagena council are refusing to give licences to traders who owe them money or don´t turn up Cartagena council are clamping down on market traders.. 11/02/2013
Cartagena, remodelling to create Roman route beginsPlaza San Francisco will become part of the pedestrianised city centre Cartagena council have begun work on the first phase of what will be a major re-modelling.. 07/02/2013
Cartagena, proposal to pay water tariffs for long-term unemployedCartagena: many Spanish families are unable to make ends meet The Councillor for Infrastructure and Services in Cartagena, Francisco Espejo said that the.. 07/02/2013
11 fishermen rescued off the Cartagena coast this morningThe fishermen had abandoned ship and were in liferafts when marine rescue arrived The marine rescue vessel Salvamar Mimosa, belonging to the Salvamento.. 06/02/2013
Los Narejos thieves arrested in CartagenaThe robbers were caught by police whilst trying to sell on stolen golf bags Those arrested have already been arrested 22 times for similar offfences The.. 05/02/2013
Cartagena, Cuentos Magicos by Marcos Amoros to 22nd MarchCuentos Mágicos is in the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy The exhibition, Cuentos Mágicos, by the Cartagena artist, Marcos Amoró..
New social soup kitchen for Caritas in CartagenaThe new facility will provide hot meals for those in need Whilst unemployment continues to rise, more and more families across Spain are relying on help from.. 05/02/2013
Lucky escape for CastillitosWinds brought down an electric cable which sparked off a fire Strong winds have been an almost constant feature of the last couple of weeks and are now being.. 05/02/2013
Cartagena and Renfe promotional agreementCartagena council will co-promote with the rail operator Renfe and Cartagena council have signed an agreement to promote the historic and cultural values.. 03/02/2013
Carnival in Spain, what's going on?Who are Don Carnal and Dona Cuaresma? Carnaval is coming, but what's it all about? Excitement is visibly growing as carnival time approaches, tantalizing..
2nd December Carriage driving championships, Cartagenafinal, Liga Regional de Concursos Combinados de Enganche de Hípica. The finals of the Regional Horse-Drawn Carriage league is to be held on 2nd December.. 30/11/2012
Cartagena carparking costs to riseCarpark costs beneath the portside area in Cartagena rise on 1st November The concessionary who runs the car parking in Cartagena beneath the portside area.. 29/10/2012
24th June Cartagena, Horse and carriage driving competition.Liga Regional de Concursos Combinados de Enganche de Hípica. The second competition in the Regional Horse-Drawn Carriage league is to be held on 24th June..
Museo Naval CartagenaCartagena Naval Museum. The Museo naval of Cartagena transferred to it's new location in May 2012. The Museum is located in a building which is generally..
El Batel, Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, CartagenaAuditorio and Congress Centre El Batel Cartagena Spain Tickets for performances at the El Batel Auditorio and Congress Centre in Cartagena are available from..
Carnival, What's a Chirigota?Just what are carnival( carnaval) chirigotas? Chirigotas are a remnant of the mediaeval traditions of Carnaval, the night before lent began on which chaos reigned..
Un Paseo por Cartagena, to 20th AprilPhotographic exhibition, to 20th April. The Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy is hosting a photographic exhibition entitled Un Paseo por Cartagena..
The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo TinosoCartagena Spain, Following the military trail, Cabo Tinosa (The Guns) The Gun batteries at Cabo Tiñoso, La Azohía, between Mazarró..
The Roman Theatre Museum, the jewel in the crown of Cartagena, SpainCartagena Spain, Museo Teatro Romano The Roman Theatre Museum is the jewel in the crown of Cartagena, a beautifully structured museum with an impressively..
ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum, CartagenaCartagena, ARQUA, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica. Located in the Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, next to the cruise ship terminal, this museum has been..
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