Murcia set to roast in temperatures of 35 degrees on Wednesday
Some relief on the coast with maximums still only in the high 20s! It may have been longer coming than in some previous years, but the hot summer weather appears to have arrived for good in Murcia..

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Temperatures set to hit 35 this week in Murcia
Summer heat is arriving in the Costa Cálida this week The heat of summer has been mercifully slow to arrive in the Region of Murcia this year so far, but the forecast for the third week of June..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Loggerhead turtle awareness campaign at Costa Cálida beaches this summer
There are hopes that loggerheads could lay eggs in the Region of Murcia this year The regional government of Murcia has announced that during this summer a team of volunteers will be present at..

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Summer ozone monitoring campaign under way in Murcia
Extra readings this summer in Molina de Segura and Jumilla The Department of the Environment in the regional government of Murcia has begun its annual summer ozone measurement campaign, coinciding..

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Warm sunshine in the Costa Cálida and temperatures around 30 for the long weekend
Perfect beach weather in Murcia although occasional showers may appear in inland areas As a long weekend begins in the Region of Murcia – the “Day of the Region” holiday falls on Sunday and..

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Naturalists purchase Bat Caves in Santomera
The caves of Las Yeseras are home to over 3,000 bats belonging to various species The naturalists’ association ANSE has confirmed that it has recently acquired the special conservation area of..

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Murcia produces 30 per cent of all frozen vegetables in Spain
Frozen veg exports to the UK last year amounted to 44 million euros It is with good reason that the Region of Murcia is often referred to as the market garden of Spain, and among the statistics..

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Parts of Sierra Espuña closed to the public for 6 months to protect golden eagles
Popular walking routes will remain open although areas near them will be out of bounds The Nature Protection department of the regional government of Murcia has announced that paths and tracks..

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Wild tortoise ownership in Murcia and Spain: illegal but surprisingly common
How to get back on the right side of the law if you own a tortoise in Murcia Many members of the public are unaware of the fact, but since 1st July 2015 it has officially been illegal in Spain..

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El Valle Wildlife Recovery Centre: Centro de Recuperación de Fauna Silvestre de El Valle
Fascinating environmental education visits for groups and families in the mountains just outside Murcia One of the cluster of facilities located near the visitors centre of the El Valle y Carrascoy..

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Botanical educational garden in Mazarrón
The “Mastia” garden is designed to educate about local eco-systems In April 2018 Mazarrón became the first municipality in the Murcia Region to open an educational bio-garden for local..

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Understanding water and the drought in Murcia and the Segura basin
Where our water comes from, what it is used for, and why there isn’t enough In late 2017 the Region of Murcia and the rest of the Segura basin are facing one of the most serious droughts in recent..

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Las Encañizadas; protecting this historic fishing technique in La Manga del Mar Menor
Fish doesn´t get any fresher than this! Fish are trapped in reed mazes as they migrate between the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean. Many of the agricultural traditions in the Region of Murcia..

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Dog owners beware: stephanotis pods can kill dogs
Urgent warning for dog owners Be aware that the seed pods of the Stephanotis plant, also known as Madagascar Jasmine, are lethal for dogs. This is a stunning plant with waxy green leaves and a..

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Bolnuevo erosions or Gredas de Bolnuevo
The Bolnuevo erosions are natural sandstone sculptures One of the best known features of Bolnuevo are the erosions, or gredas, of Bolnuevo, known as the “enchanted landscape”, a curious formation..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Last month was the fourth driest May this century in the Region of Murcia
The city of Murcia experienced its first “tropical night” of the year on 9th May! The State meteorological agency Aemet has published its summary of the weather during the month which ended..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Regional park barbecue ban in force for the summer as forest fire risk increases
A small fire in Ojós on Friday underlined the need for bans on barbecues and agricultural burning With the arrival of warm dry weather in Murcia, presumably for the majority of the summer, come..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 32 degrees in Murcia, 27 on the coast – perfect June weather in the Costa Cálida!
Hot but not too hot as Murcianos head for the coast There are times when the climate of the Region of Murcia is not far short of being perfect, and for those lucky enough to be on the coast the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lidl will phase out conventional plastic bags for fruit and veg by the end of 2019
The chain are 2 years ahead of the deadline established by the Spanish government The German-owned supermarket chain Lidl has again placed itself at the forefront of the campaign to reduce the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The start of June is the start of summer in the Costa Cálida!
Temperatures up to 30 as the Region of Murcia waves the spring goodbye As we reach the end of May the Costa Cálida is preparing to welcome the summer, and the Aemet forecast for the weekend suggests..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Slightly cooler this week in Murcia but summer is starting in the Costa Cálida!
Maximums dropping from 30 to 25 in the city of Murcia on Wednesday There is definitely a feeling in the Costa Cálida that the summer is beginning as we reach the end of May, and despite a slight..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Compensation for Totana almond grower after Barbary sheep damage 700 trees
The species has been allowed to remain in Sierra Espuña but agriculturalists are still upset Ten years of uncertainty over the future of the Barbary sheep in the mountains of Sierra Espuña species..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Back up over 30 degrees in Murcia on Thursday
Another mini heatwave before cooler weather at the weekend The forecasters at State meteorological agency Aemet are predicting a top temperature of 32 degrees in the city of Murcia on Thursday..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Otter on the streets of Murcia!
The otter has returned to Murcia after becoming extinct in the city last century Residents of the Infante Don Juan Manuel district of Murcia were stunned on Monday morning to see a wild otter scuttling..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Thunderstorm alert in inland Murcia on Tuesday
Aemet upgrade the risk of thunder and hail in the north and west of the Region The State meteorological agency Aemet has issued a yellow alert warning for possible thunderstorms and hail during..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Jumilla cherry growers benefit from shared experimental data network
359 hectares in Murcia are devoted to growing early season cherries Miguel Ángel del Amor, the minister for Water, Agriculture, Farming and Fishing in the regional government of Murcia, paid a..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Los Urrutias residents angry at re-appearance of foul-smelling mud on the beach
Frustration in Los Urrutias at mud and the lack of progress on bathing stations and the seafront walk With concern over the water quality in the Mar Menor still high after the deterioration which..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm but still no heatwave in the Costa Cálida!
Still well below 30 degrees for the first part of the week For the time being at least, the Region of Murcia continues to escape the worst of the hot weather which has affected much of the Iberian..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm despite yellow wind alert as the weekend starts in the Costa Cálida
Wind speeds of up to 70 km/h and temperatures in the high 20s on Friday The weather in the Costa Cálida this week has failed to live up to the expectation of significantly lower temperatures by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Water supply transfers to Murcia set to end this summer
Murcia farmers will have to rely on desalination plants assuming the reserves in the Tajo basin continue to fall This Tuesday Teresa Ribera, the acting Minister for Ecological Transition, signed..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Portmán bay regeneration project to be extended to reach the old port
When work resumes the area to be dredged will be extended as residents hoped Hugo Morán, the Secretary of State for the Environment, paid a visit last week to Portmán, where the regeneration..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Back over 30 degrees in Murcia on Wednesday
But cooler weather is on its way to the Costa Cálida … Temperatures are expected to climb back to well over 30 degrees in the Region of Murcia on Wednesday 15th May, but the summer is not quite..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia health service gives advice as complaints greet the start of the mosquito season
Have you got tigers in your house? Recent rain followed by 30-degree heat provide perfect conditions for the tiger mosquito With the arrival over the last week or so of much warmer weather in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Still warm in the Costa Cálida after 33 degrees during a scorching weekend!
Slightly cooler weather on Monday is only a temporary respite as the summer looms It is only three weeks since the Region of Murcia suffered a cool and extremely wet Easter weekend, with temperatures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Temperatures in Murcia set to reach 34 degrees on Friday and Saturday!
Cooler conditions are forecast to return to the Costa Cálida on Sunday There is a feeling in the Costa Cálida at present that the season has begun where forecasting the weather becomes a fairly..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia the hottest place in Spain on Wednesday
32 degrees in the regional capital, up to 28 on the coast, and more to come at the weekend! The forecasters had predicted July weather in May for Wednesday in the Costa Cálida, and they were not..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Flexible timetables in the crop fields of Murcia as Ramadan begins
105,000 people in the Region are fasting for a month during May This Monday saw the start of Ramadan for Muslims all over the world, and in Murcia, where 105,000 people profess and practise the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The fight against the red palm weevil goes on in Murcia
60 per cent of the Canary palms of Murcia have been destroyed in the last 15 years Over the last 15 years or so residents of the Region of Murcia and other areas of Spain along the Mediterranean..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Temperatures set to top 30 in Murcia this week
Sun cream at the ready as Aemet forecast a sizzling few days! There are old sayings in Murcia to the effect that winter clothing should not be put away for the summer until early June, but with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Water quality deteriorates in the Mar Menor
Experts blame agricultural water dumping as well as the heavy rain in April In recent months there has been encouraging news regarding the fragile marine environment of the Mar Menor, where visibility..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Last month was the wettest April in Murcia for 43 years
Over four times the historical average for the month, most of it in Easter Week The Spanish meteorological agency Aemet’s monthly summary for April reports that last month was the wettest April..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Wood chips and cuttings used to remove nitrates at Los Alcázares water treatment plant
An example of the circular economy as efforts continue to protect the Mar Menor Miguel Ángel Del Amor, the minister for Water, Agriculture, Farming and Fishing in the regional government, visited..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Sunny and up to the mid-20s for the first weekend of May in the Costa Cálida
Warm spring weather forecast throughout the Region of Murcia During the first weekend of May the Costa Cálida will not quite be basking in a heatwave, but warm sunshine will be the dominant feature..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Native flora re-planted again at Lorca beaches as the war against vandals continues
Naturalists do battle with local vandals to protect the environment at the beaches of Calnegre The battle to protect the flora at the beaches of Calnegre in the municipality of Lorca continued..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Water still flowing into the Mar Menor 10 days after the heaviest April rain for 50 years
Concerns over possible fertilizer contamination as runoff water inevitably reaches the lagoon Ten days after the wet spell which forced the cancellation of many of the major processions..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Extra beach cleaning staff in Los Urrutias following heavy rain over Easter
The Town Hall increases the manual cleaning brigade to 18 working in double shifts The Town Hall of Cartagena has responded to the heavy rainfall over Easter, and specifically to the demands made..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Increased golden eagle and peregrine falcon populations in Sierra de la Pila
Mating pairs and eagle chicks observed in the mountains in the south of Jumilla It is reported by the Department of the Environment in the regional government of Murcia that new populations of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Aljibe water deposits being restored in Sierra del Carche
The infrastructures were used to create water supplies in the mountains of Jumilla Among the work included in the latest regional government project to protect the heritage in the natural park..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - More incomprehensible plant vandalism at the beaches of Calnegre
Open warfare over plant conservation between the Murcia government and local residents The difference in opinion between some of the local population close to the beaches of Calnegre in the municipality..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena fishermen kept in port by high winds
The bad weather this week is affecting the livelihoods of 150 families in Cartagena and Cabo de Palos The recent bad weather has spelt bad news for the fishermen based in the port of Cartagena..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Bright weather returning to the Costa Cálida for the weekend
Showers in the north on Thursday but clearing for the last weekend of April The heaviest April storms for 50 years which caused widespread disruption on the roads of Murcia last weekend appear..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Heavy rain and careless farmers blamed for plastic washed up in Puntas de Calnegre
The local IU party also bemoan inaction on the part of local and regional authorities While farmers welcomed the heavy rain which fell in the Region of Murcia during the second half of Easter..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Concerns over fuel leakage at Repsol plant just outside Cartagena
ANSE claim the spillage in Escombreras is more serious than the company has reported The public prosecution service of the Region of Murcia has launched an inquiry into a fuel leakage on 19th and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Re-planting under way at the beaches of Calnegre after tractor vandalism
Ramonete residents are suspected of destroying sea daffodils and other protected plants Work is under way at the beaches of Calnegre in Lorca to replace the vegetation which was destroyed by tractor..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - ​​​​​​​Murcia government calls for fast track fruit and veg exports after Brexit
Murcia farmers exported 628 million euros of fruit and veg to the UK last year The immediate threat of Brexit may have lifted for the time being at least, but the regional government of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Up to 200 millimetres of weekend rain in Murcia– joy for farmers, misery for hoteliers!
Cartagena restaurant owners report a 40 per cent drop in takings over Easter weekend The heavy rain which fell over Easter weekend may have caused sadness at the cancellation of many of the main..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - First black truffle harvest at experimental plot in Caravaca
Périgord truffles can fetch over 1,000 euros per kilo At the experimental agricultural centre of Las Nogueras de Arriba in Caravaca de la Cruz staff belonging to the Agriculture department of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Over 2,500 tortoises taken in at the Wildlife Recovery Centre in El Valle since 2015
Ownership of tortoises is illegal in the Region of Murcia: any pets should be delivered! On 30th March 2015 the ownership of pet tortoises in Spain became a crime rather than merely an offence..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Dogs banned from Calblanque beaches to protect loggerhead sea turtles
The hope is that loggerheads will lay eggs on the beaches of the regional park this summer As restrictions come into force for the summer on the number of motor vehicles allowed access to the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Showers on Monday and Tuesday as unsettled weather remains in the Costa Cálida
Yellow alert for Force 7 winds on the coast on Tuesday afternoon The exceptionally heavy rain which fell in the Region of Murcia over Easter weekend appears to have moved away, but the sky remains..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Worst April storms in 50 years as Murcia Easter celebrations are rained off
Over 100 millimetres of rain as flooding disrupts road traffic throughout the Costa Cálida Sweltering sunshine, sunbathers in public parks and soaring ice-cream sales over Easter weekend as temperatures..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Fine weather forecast in the Costa Cálida for the start of Easter Week
Temperatures up to the mid-20s for the first days of Semana Santa Showers and occasional squalls have continued to affect the Region of Murcia this week, but with Semana Santa about to start it..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Desalination plants to be connected to region-wide water distribution network
Until now production has been destined only for local farmers and consumers The guaranteed supply of water for both agriculture and domestic consumption is a source of constant concern in the Region..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cuatro Calas beaches in Águilas protected against influx of Easter tourists
Efforts to protect native plant life at the four south-westernmost beaches of the Costa Cálida As the beaches of Águilas in south-western Murcia prepare to welcome an influx of visitors over..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Snow in the north of Murcia on Sunday!
The first snow of 2019 in Sierra del Carche arrived two weeks into spring It may have been pleasantly warm on the beaches of the Costa Cálida on Sunday, but in the north of the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warmer but cloudy as the Costa Cálida prepares for Easter
Brits already arriving at the beaches as schools begin their Easter break With the start of the Easter holidays just a week away the weather in Murcia appears to be improving after a relatively..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The recent frost cost Murcia fruit growers over 27 million euros
Peach and apricot harvests wiped out in Bullas and Mula As another weekend of cooler weather approaches the Region of Murcia, with frost a possibility on higher ground in the north and north-west..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Campo de Cartagena farmers react angrily to closure of illegal water treatment plants
Agricultural unions allege “persecution” as efforts continue to protect the Mar Menor The operation in which the Guardia Civil have closed down unauthorized water treatment plants and water..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cold front on its way to Spain from Greenland
A return of winter temperatures in much of Spain over the next few days Don’t be fooled by the warm weather on Wednesday into thinking that the summer has begun in the Region of Murcia, as the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Illegal hay burning clouds the sky over Cieza as fruit growers combat frost
Fears of more contamination as another cold front nears south-east Spain The weather may have been fine and warm for the last couple of days in the Region of Murcia, but the recent cooler spells..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Up to 27 degrees in Murcia on Wednesday!
But colder weather will reappear in the Costa Cálida on Thursday The Costa Cálida is forecast to live up to its name again on Wednesday 3rd April, when despite light clouds making an appearance..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia food markets aim to eliminate plastic bags
In May shoppers will be encouraged to use biodegradable and raffia bags at Plazas de Abastos in Murcia The plastics revolution has gradually been gaining momentum in Spain over the last couple..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Pet Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs to be banned in Spain as of 2022
The pig is re-categorized along with the ball python and the Savannah monitor lizard! At the weekly meeting of Cabinet last Friday in Madrid approval was given to an update of the catalogue of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Uncertainty over clean engines leads to new car sales slump in Spain
Seven months of falling figures as diesel engine car sales plummet The latest data published on Monday by the automobile sector in Spain show that the number of new vehicles registered in March..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Heavy hailstorm disrupts traffic on the Murcia-Granada motorway
Crop farmers fear the worst as the weather continues to do them no favours A hailstorm caused severe disruption to road traffic in the municipalities of Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras on Monday afternoon..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - One-way road proposal to ease traffic in the mountains of Sierra Espuña
The Senda del Dinosaurio walk is proving too popular with visitors! A study which was published six weeks ago into the affluence of visitors to the mountains in the regional park of Sierra Espu..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Rain at last in the Region of Murcia!
A week of cooler damper weather lies ahead in the Costa Cálida The introduction of summer time on Sunday coincided, ironically, with the arrival of wintry weather in the Region of Murcia, with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Frosts in northern Murcia mean more bad news for fruit growers
Peach and nectarine orchards in Jumilla and Cieza hit by temperatures as low as minus 3 Early morning temperatures in north and north-west Murcia have dipped below zero this week, reaching -3.5..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia monuments in the dark on Saturday evening for Earth Hour 2019
Cartagena and Jumilla are among the Town Halls supporting the campaign This Saturday at 20.30 the lights will go out in public buildings and monuments will cease to be illuminated for 60 minutes..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tractor vandals destroy plants at the protected beaches of Lorca
Resentment at access restrictions to the coves of Calnegre in Lorca The issue of environmental protection of the protected area of Cabo Cope-Calnegre, on the coastline of Lorca and Águilas in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Rain on the way to Murcia this weekend!
Cool and wet on Sunday as the long dry spell is forecast to end at last The winter which ended just over a week ago may have been the driest on record in the Region of Murcia but it looks as though..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Residents of Los Alcázares denounce increased flooding risk due to deterioration of the Rambla del Albujón
60 people had to be evacuated from their homes in Bahía Bella last December as the floodwater rose Residents and owners of the Bahía Bella district on the shore of the Mar Menor in the municipality..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Second major solar power plant given the green light in Mula
Mula is set to become the leading solar power producer in Spain! The municipality of Mula is well on the way to becoming one of the major sources of solar power in south-eastern Spain, and with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Hard Brexit fears provoke increase in stowaway damage to Murcia trucks in Calais
1.1 million euros lost in damaged goods alone so far this year as migrants try to reach the UK before Brexit The regional transport companies federation of Murcia, Froet, suspects that Brexit may..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Portmán Bay regeneration project delay confirmed
A 14-million-euro rethink is required, the Secretary of State for the Environment explains Following reports in the regional press that there could be delays in the regeneration project of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Climate change means summers in Spain are 5 weeks longer than in the 1980s
An area 1.5 times the size of Wales has become semi-arid in Spain in the last 40 years Amid growing concern over climate change the Spanish State meteorological agency Aemet has published a report..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Gale force wind alert on the coasts of Mazarrón and Cartagena
Waves of up to 3 metres in the Costa Cálida on Tuesday afternoon A yellow alert warning for strong winds and rough seas has been issued by State meteorological agency Aemet on Tuesday afternoon..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Potential setback for regeneration project in the bay of Portmán
Legal wrangling continues over the re-awarding of the works contract in 2016 It is reported in regional newspaper La Verdad that the regeneration project in the bay of Portmán, which is scheduled..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Warm and sunny in the Costa Cálida but snow could fall in the mountains later this week
Highs of up to 24 degrees in the city of Murcia on Monday For the first time in four weeks there was no mini-heatwave to report in the Costa Cálida over the weekend, with temperatures reaching..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Furtive fisherman caught red-handed in the marine reserve of Cabo de Palos
The catch confiscated was donated to a charitable cause by the Guardia Civil A man has been detained by the Guardia Civil after he was caught fishing without a licence within the limits in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government allocates only 300,000 euros to solar panel subsidy scheme
Paltry alternative energy subsidies available in the run-up to the regional election At a time when climate change is becoming an ever more pressing issue facing governments all over the world..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Proposals to make Sierra Espuña one of the Natural Parks of Spain
The Regional Park would need to be enlarged by 2,000 hectares in order to upgrade its status Efforts are under way to enlarge the Regional Park of Sierra Espuña so that it can qualify as a national..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The end of the driest winter on record in the Costa Cálida
Just 10 millimetres of rain between December and February and hardly a drop in March The winter which ends at 22.58 on Wednesday evening has been the driest on record in the Region of Murcia, according..

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