Further restrictions in 10 municipalities of the Murcia Region with high numbers of covid cases
Beniel, Bullas, Ceutí, Cieza, Lorquí, Torre Pacheco, Archena, Abanilla, Fortuna and Totana On Wednesday the region of Murcia announced that it would be closing its external borders and also limiting any movement between municipalities, so residents are only permitted to move around within the borders of their “home municipality”. But in some municipalities further restrictions are..

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153 kilos of hashish found during vehicle checks on the RM-11 Lorca-Aguilas
The driver fled at speed against the traffic flow, causing a danger to other road users The Guardia Civíl of the Region of Murcia, in collaboration with the local police of Águilas, has intercepted and detained the driver of a vehicle caught at a police checkpoint on the RM-11 highway (Lorca-Águilas highway), within the Águilas municipality, transporting 153 kilos of hashish. The detention..

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Work begins on the final stretch of the Águilas-Calabardina cycle and pedestrian lane
Walkers and cyclists will be able to travel safely from Águilas to the Playa de la Cola Work is now beginning in Águilas on the last section of the pedestrian and cycle lane which is to run between the town centre and Calabardina, with the document which will allow the project to go ahead having been signed in the presence of councillors Tomás Consentino and Cristóbal Casado this week...

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Águilas announces cancellation of 2021 Carnival due to coronavirus
The Mayoress said it was “the hardest decision she had ever been forced to make” Following several discussions between all those involved in putting on the huge carnival in Águilas every year, the decision has been made to suspend the 2021 edition. The Mayoress of Águilas, Mari Carmen Moreno, said: “As mayor, it is one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make, but as a government..

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Masks must be worn in public areas when travelling to Spain
A few helpful hints for visitors travelling to Spain this summer and concerned about Covid regulations here Updated 18th July due to changing info about masks. Although Spain is open for tourist visitors this summer, there is no escaping the fact that Covid-19 is still very much amongst us, and visitors as well as residents are all painfully aware of the risks posed by travel.   ..

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URGENT APPEAL  from Andreas Animal Rescue as coronacrisis deepens
81 donkeys and 37 dogs need food now The media is full of news about how the coronacrisis is going to affect our bank balances, the long-term economic effects for business, how much our pensions are going to devalue, how many people will die, but what about the devastating effects on charities and all those who are such a backbone of our community life, what about them????????? Well, the..

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Donald Trump amongst the bling at Águilas Carnival 2020
Glitter is back on the menu in Águilas this year As normal, the Carnival peñas in Águilas put on a  fabulous display for 2020, with a completely new set of costumes and dance routines. Last year costumes generally followed an environmental theme, many of them including recycled materials, but this year not a recycled lollipop stick was to be seen, with bling firmly back on the carnival..

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Public and bank holidays in the Region of Murcia 2020
Check now to find the long weekends on the calendar for 2020! National, regional and local holidays in all 45 municipalities of the Region of Murcia Although the official list of public holidays seldom contains any surprises, it always arouses great interest as people scan the calendar for “puentes” (bridges), as long weekends are referred to in Spanish. One peculiarity of the 2020..

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