Seventeen yellow flags for caution on beaches in Murcia this Tuesday
The Emergency Coordination Centre in the Region of Murcia has asked bathers to remain vigilant on its beaches The Plan Copla beach surveillance posts have raised yellow..

Unemployment in the Murcia Region falls due to summer contracts
Murcia experienced a 6.92 per cent decrease in unemployment during July According to data released on Tuesday, August 3 by the Ministry of Employment, the number of people..

Murcia Covid Update August 3:  curve of fifth wave of the pandemic has begun to flatten
New infections have dropped in the Region of Murcia leading experts to believe that the fifth wave has finally peaked The evolution of the coronavirus pandemic in Murcia..

Free parking in blue Ora car parks in Murcia, Lorca and Cartagena in August
In Murcia ORA parking is free throughout August, but in Cartagena parking must be paid for in the mornings. As the Spanish holiday season kicks into gear for August, parking..

Calasparra police break up illegal party of more than 300 people
Harsh sanctions have been recommended for the people who organised and attended the party on the Calasparra border In another incident 70 young people were caught at an..

Drunk Murcian trucker fatally runs over another driver after an argument over traffic
The driver, who works for a trucking firm based in the Region of Murcia, was four times over the legal alcohol limit. The Mossos d’Esquadra have arrested a 39-year-old..

Covid restrictions in the Region of Murcia August 2 to August 10
There are now 41 municipalities at a high risk level in the Murcia region While the data published by the Ministry of Health over the weekend shows that the curve of the..

New roundabout to be installed at intersection between Los Urrutias and El Carmoli
The two areas, in Cartagena (Murcia), are currently connected by a dangerous ‘T’ intersection   A contract, worth over €254,000, for a new roundabout connecting..

Costa Cálida property market held up well during the first year of pandemic
Market value rose in 4 coastal municipalities and sales figures increased in Águilas Leading Spanish property valuation firm Tinsa has published its review of the market..

Murcia Covid update August 1: incidence rates numbers at last with 185 new cases
A million people in Murcia have received at least one vaccine dose During the weekend the number of people in the Region of Murcia to have received at least one dose of..

Vaccine appointments available for over 12s in Alhama de Murcia
Covid vaccines will be administered at the Adolfo Suarez municipal sports centre in Alhama de Murcia   The Town Hall in Alhama de Murcia has announced that Covid vaccine..

Murcia company develops 450-kilometre emission-free HGV Mediterranean Corridor
Disfrimur invest in the infrastructures needed for CO2-free distribution and transport in Murcia and the region of Valencia It is becoming more and more widely accepted..

Over 80 per cent of Murcia homes could be energy self-sufficient with solar panels
Taking advantage of the Costa Cálida sunshine would lead to low electricity bills and bring huge environmental benefits Although the need for a transition to sustainable..

3.2 magnitude earthquake in Librilla felt throughout the Region of Murcia
The tremor struck just before 10 pm on Sunday evening The National Geographic Institute has reported a seismic tremor measuring 3.2 mbLg on the Alhama faultline, which..

Murcia Covid update July 30: hospitalisations climb back to level of early March
Murcia has the second lowest rate in Spain, but is still nine times higher than when restrictions were eased The image clearly shows the rising incidence with cases at..

New opening hours for Archaeological Museum in Alhama de Murcia
The museum in the municipality of Alhama will have a modified schedule during August   The ‘Los Baños’ Archaeological Museum in Alhama, which houses both static..

Works to install new bridge in Torre Pacheco by RADAR
The council continues to work on projects to minimise the risk of future flooding The 2019 Gota Fría totally flooded large swathes of Torre Pacheco, the rambla and water..

Annual excavation underway at Las Cabezuelas predominantly Iberian site in Totana
Pieces found at the site are currently on display at the Murcia Archaeological Museum The annual archaeological excavation at the site of ´Las Cabezuelas´, organised..

60-year-old bather dies after suffering cardiorespiratory arrest on beach in Los Alcázares
The incident took place on Playa Carrión A 60-year-old bather died at lunchtime on Friday afternoon (July 30) after collapsing while bathing off the playa de Carrión..

Vaccination campaign in Murcia region moves on to teenagers
As of last night nearly 765,000 Murcianos were fully vaccinated The regional government has announced that from Saturday onwards (July 31) young people aged between 12..

Mass Covid testing this weekend for non-vaccinated individuals aged 14 to 39
The testing is taking place across the Murcia region During the last few weeks there has been a significant surge in the number of new covid cases detected across the region..

Cartagena bans solar power plants in a large area on Earth Overshoot Day
No industrial solar power generation permitted between Canteras and Isla Plana despite the need for ecological transition Throughout Spain authorities are finding it hard..

Court ratifies curfew for non-cohabitants from 2 to 6am in Murcia region
The measure will remain in place until August 27 One of the principal reasons behind the current surge in new Covid cases is the amount of socialising between younger members..

Vehicle driven by 79-year-old man overturns on La Azohia-Cartagena road
The driver was trapped inside his vehicle A 79-year-old man was rescued by firefighters and taken to hospital after being injured when the vehicle in which he was travelling..