Arsonist fires 5 sets of bins in the Puerto de Mazarrón and Bolnuevo
Mazarrón council rapidly replaced the 12 containers which had been deliberately torched by an unknown individual (s) In the early hours of Sunday morning five different sets of bins were set alight in the Puerto de Mazarrón and Bolnuevo within a two- hour period, leading to the obvious supposition that the fires were caused by the same hand intentionally. The first call-out came just after..

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Tourist information office in Condado de Alhama summer 2019
The office opens every weekday in July and August The tourist information point in Condado de Alhama is now open and will remain so until the end of August, located in the Al-Kasar centre in the resort and offering advice and recommendations between 9.30 and 19.30 on weekdays. At the same time, the main tourist office in the town centre of Alhama remains open from 8.30 to 14.30 on weekdays..

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Biologists warn of increased jellyfish numbers along the Mediterranean coast
Invasive jellyfish species are becoming more common along the Spanish Costas Marine biologists at the Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona issued a warning on Thursday that the number of jellyfish along the Mediterranean coastline of Spain, including the Costa Cálida is once again increasing this year, with more invasive species including the Portuguese man o’war (which..

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Alarm in Puerto de Mazarrón over spate of burglaries in the Playa Grande area
Residents demand more active policing and are afraid to leave their homes The police and Guardia Civil are investigating a spate of robberies over the last few weeks at the Playa Grande residential development in Puerto de Mazarrón which has caused considerable alarm among owners and residents. Having been a quiet and secure place to live for many years it appears that Playa Grande has..

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Summer bus services linking Mazarrón, Bolnuevo, El Alamillo and Puerto de Mazarrón
The timetable for services in July and August 2019 The Martínez bus company has published the summer 2019 timetable for a circular route carrying passengers between the town centre of Mazarrón to Puerto de Mazarrón and Bolnuevo, with the timetable for July and August as follows: (* this route will not be running on Sunday 30th June ** These stops will be alongside the beach rather..

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Missing La Aljorra man found dead in the mountains between La Azohía and Cartagena
The man appears to have crashed off the road in the Cuestas del Cedacero The body of a man living in La Aljorra who disappeared at the weekend has found in his car in the mountains of Las Cuestas del Cedacero, close to the steep winding E-22 road between La Azohía and Cartagena, after the vehicle was spotted on Tuesday evening by a rambler. The 60-year-old’s family alerted the police..

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Weekend Summer bus services linking Condado de Alhama, Camposol and Mazarrón Country Club with Mazarrón and the coast
Morning afternoon and evening bus services summer 2019 A weekend bus service is operating during July and August 2019 linking the residential developments of Mazarrón Country Club, Condado de Alhama and Camposol with Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón. There are stops at the Cañadas entrance and Jardín 5 in Condado de Alhama, Camposol, the Country Club, Mazarrón town and the bus station..

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Buses to and from Alhama de Murcia summer 2019
Routes to and from Murcia, Cartagena, Lorca, Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón The bus timetables between Alhama de Murcia and other main locations in the Region of Murcia for the summer of 2019 are as follows: all of the following are shown in Spanish, take note that "festivos" refers to public holidays such as the one which falls on 15th August. In addition, where days of the..

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Summer bus services between Condado de Alhama and Alhama de Murcia 2019
Services every day of the week except Sunday in both directions As has become customary in recent years the Town Hall of Alhama de Murcia has arranged for a minibus service to run during July and August between the golf resort of Condado de Alhama and the town centre. The Town Hall reports that the service will run from 8th July to 31st August with stops at the main entrance to the Al-Kasar..

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Loggerhead sea turtle re-released in Águilas after being found trapped in fishing line and plastic
The turtle was found entangled in fishing line and plastics by a canoeist in Mazarrón The loggerhead sea turtle which was fortunate to be rescued off the coast of Mazarrón last month was re-released into the wild at the beach in the Cuatro Calas area of Águilas on Monday following three weeks of treatment at the wildlife recovery centre in El Valle, in the mountains just south of the city..

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9 arrested after a series of burglaries in Lorca and Águilas
The members of the highly organized group had clearly defined roles Nine young people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in connection with a series of burglaries at properties in the municipalities of Águilas and Lorca, all nine of them being residents of Águilas. Investigations into the robberies began over a year ago and it was soon detected that they were the work of an organized..

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26 lifeguard posts up and running at the beaches of Cartagena
The staff are on duty every day between now and the end of August The 26 lifeguard lookout points at the beaches of Cartagena are now all up and running and will be manned every day between 11.00 and 20.00 until at least the end of August and, in some cases, well into September. At the disposal of the 80 lifeguards and other professionals involved this summer are two quad bikes, an ambulance..

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50-megawatt solar power plant to be built in the Lorca district of Almendricos
The plant will provide enough power to supply 30,000 people in Lorca Authorization has been given to the company Photosolar Medina 3 for the construction of a 50-megawatt solar power plant in the rural district of Almendricos, which lies in the municipality of Lorca close to the boundary with the province of Almería. 450 people will be employed in the construction of the 65-hectare plant..

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Evening visits to Lorca castle in July and August
Music, guided tours and entertainment in the cooler evening air at the Fortress of the Sun Lorca castle, the “Fortaleza del Sol”, is opening to public in the evenings in July and August with a range of entertainments and tours for all the family to enjoy the cooler temperatures after the sun goes down. The offer includes dinner with live music in the inner ward, guided tours of the..

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Axe murder victim found in Lorca ditch
The body was already decomposing in the rural district of Cazalla The Guardia Civil are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a state of decomposition in a ditch on agricultural land in the Cazalla rural district of Lorca on Wednesday. The indications are that the man was murdered with an axe, according to a report published in regional newspaper La Verdad, and the only..

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Lifeguard and rescue services in operation at the beaches of Lorca
The beaches of Lorca include picturesque coves and wild stretches of the Mediterranean coast The lifeguard and rescue services at the beaches of Lorca have added a jet ski to the materials at their disposal this summer, the new vehicle being based at the beach of Calnegre as of 1st July and remaining in service until 1st September. Staff will be manning the lookout vigilance points at Playa..

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Summer timetable at the Totana ecopark
The municipal waste disposal plant puts back afternoon opening times for the summer Members of the public in Totana are reminded that the “ecoparque” municipal waste disposal plant in Lebor Bajo is now operating on its summer timetable and will continue to do so until 15th September. As usual the morning opening times are 9.30 to 14.00, but during the summer the afternoon timetable..

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Specialist disabled bathing assistance this summer at the beaches of La Azohía and Playa Honda
Amphibious bathing chairs are available at 15 of the beaches in the municipality of Cartagena The Town Hall of Cartagena has confirmed that this summer beachgoers of limited mobility will be able to make use of an assisted bathing service manned by specialized personnel at the beaches of San Ginés in La Azohía, in the bay of Mazarrón, and Playa Honda at the southern end of the Mar Menor...

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Municipal swimming pools in Totana open for the summer
The outdoor pools in Totana open every day in July and August Along with many other municipalities in the Murcia Region, Totana operates open-air summer swimming pools for the use of anyone without their own during the hot months of summer. The municipality has two pools, one in El Paretón and the other in the main town, and the “6 de diciembre” public swimming pool and the "Valle..

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Summer street markets begin in La Azohía, Los Urrutias, Islas Menores, Isla Plana and Los Nietos
The markets along the coast of Cartagena will be held every week until mid-September Every summer the number of weekly street markets in the large municipality of Cartagena increases as more events are held to cater for the tourists staying along the coast, and in the first week of July stalls will be set up for the first time this year on the shore of the Mar Menor and in Isla Plana and La..

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