1,600 hectares of unauthorized irrigation farming identified in the Campo de Cartagena
At last the CHS are preparing to report illegal farming practices to the Murcia government Many people will be of the opinion that it has been a very long time coming, but it is reported in regional..

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Property sales and prices still climbing in Murcia
The recovery begins to falter in other parts of the country as fewer sales are made and at lower prices Statistics published last week by Spain’s notaries appear to confirm that the recovery..

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Extra dates in the family concert cycle at the Auditorio Víctor Villegas in Murcia
Demand for tickets is so high that performers have been persuaded to add extra shows Over the last few years the “Conciertos en Familia” cycle of musical events for all the family at the Auditorio..

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Almost 70,000 UK nationals are making social security contributions in Spain
Over a third of a million Rumanians are employed in this country The latest data published by the Ministry of Employment on Tuesday show that the number of non-Spaniards making contributions to..

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Balneario de Archena named the top spa resort in Spain
The services and facilities at the spa resort in Archena earn the “Wellness Experience 2019” prize The prestigious “Wellness Experience 2019” prize for the best spa resort in Spain has..

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Rain dies out in Murcia as the gota fría storm strikes further north
Damage at the beaches but no serious incidents on Tuesday in the Costa Cálida After an anxious day on Tuesday as rain fell persistently for much of the day, raising fears of a repeat of the flooding..

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Moderate rainfall in Murcia as the Region escapes the worst of the gota fría
No serious flooding with the highest rainfall figure of 35 millimetres in La Manga Although rain fell steadily throughout Tuesday morning in many parts of the Region of Murcia the forecasters at..

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Floodwater from the drains and sewers of Los Alcázares runs into the Mar Menor again
Rain fell steadily but not torrentially in much of Murcia on Tuesday morning The rain which fell in the Region of Murcia on Tuesday morning as a result of the formation of an isolated high altitude..

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Mar Menor fishing fleet to stay in port until January
The death of tens of thousands means there are not enough fish in the sea for the fishermen to cast their nets The condition of the Mar Menor following the appearance ten days ago of tens of thousands..

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5-euro entrance fee introduced for visitors to Murcia cathedral
Admission remains free of charge for residents of the Region of Murcia As of Tuesday 22nd October tourists visiting the most emblematic of all the attractions in the city of Murcia, the Cathedral..

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Mar Menor beaches re-open in San Pedro del Pinatar after thousands of dead fish were washed ashore
The operation to remove dead fish and crustaceans from the shore has been completed With another “gota fría” affecting the Region of Murcia on Tuesday morning (although not, according to Aemet..

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Murcia police acquire drones to monitor inaccessible areas in the municipality
The drones will also be used for crowd control and emergency situations The local police force in the city of Murcia are now equipped for the first time with drones in order for them to monitor..

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Cartagena-Los Nietos rail services resume 5 weeks after the gota fría flooding
Fingers crossed as another gota fría storm arrives in the Costa Cálida! On Tuesday 22nd October, over five weeks after the disastrous flooding along the coast of the Mar Menor due to the huge..

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Drug dealer arrested in Alhama de Murcia
Police and the Guardia Civil confiscated various drugs and almost 9,000 euros in cash A 24-year-old man of Moroccan nationality has been arrested by the Guardia Civil and the Policía Local of..

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New gota fría brings heavy rain to Murcia but no serious flooding as yet
The rain could become heavier in the Campo de Cartagena on Tuesday morning As had been forecast steady and at times heavy rain arrived in the Region of Murcia on Monday night and in the early hours..

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  Travel and hospitality award for Hotel La Mariposa in the Sierra Espuña
The hotel was awarded Best Small Hotel in Murcia in the prestigious awards for 2019 The Hotel La Mariposa in the Sierra Espuña has a solid reputation built on years of hard work and good service..

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Murcia-Bilbao flights at Corvera airport next summer
Another domestic service to and from northern Spain is offered by Volotea The new Region of Murcia International Airport at Corvera continues to register lower passenger numbers in 2019 than its..

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Rabbit hunter arrested after killing his companion near Sucina
The man detained maintains that the lethal shot was fired by accident while sharing out the spoils A man has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Murcia for shooting his 68-year-old rabbit-hunting..

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Police mobile speed trap locations in Murcia and Cartagena 21st to 27th October 2019
Radar speed gun locations in the cities and municipalities of Cartagena and Murcia The local police forces of Murcia and Cartagena operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the municipalities..

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Murcia Town Hall prepares for another gota fría storm
The flood prevention reservoir of Santomera is still half full after the flooding of September All the indications are that the gota fría storm which is forming over eastern Spain is unlikely..

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4 more resignations as scientists lose faith in the Murcia government Mar Menor committee
The credibility of the committee is damaged as biologists and environmental scientists resign their posts As politicians continue to point the finger of blame at each other for the drastic deterioration..

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Lorca-Águilas trains running again after gota fría storm damage
Extensive repairs and reconstruction were needed on the tracks between Lorca and Águilas As of this week, over five weeks after the destructive mid-September gota fría storm which caused extensive..

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Latest on Gota Fría storm alert as Aemet postpone yellow alert until Tuesday
Murcia appears likely to be spared the worst of the second Gota Fría in six weeks The unpredictable nature of the potentially destructive gota fría storms which sometimes arrive during the autumn..

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Eagle Patrol paint tribute over the Mar Menor on World Breast Cancer Day
The Patrulla Águila participated in the awareness campaign in their own inimitable style Breast Cancer Awareness Month is marked in countries across the world every October, helping to increase..

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Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 18th October 2019
Forecasters warn that another potential gota fría storm could form over the eastern coast of Spain Tons of dead fish removed from the beaches of the Mar Menor and violence returns to Catalunya..

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