Yearly Archives: 2012

Book Launch

December 22nd, 2012|Categories: South Murcia News|

At the beginning of December a presentation was made at the Plenary Hall of the Town Hall’s of a book by Dr José Albaladejo Mendez titled “Cuaderno de Emociones”. The book launch was chaired by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, who was accompanied by the author, as well as the editor of the publication, Eva Marquez, the researcher in Ethnology and Traditions, Jose Sanchez, and librarian, Ramona Sanchez. […]

Comments Off on Book Launch

Bolnuevo Fiesta

December 22nd, 2012|Categories: South Murcia News|

Mazarrón celebrated the “Dia del Milagro” in the middle of last month to traditionally commemorate the intercession of the Purísima Concepción on November 17, 1585 when, as reflected in various reports and records of eyewitnesses, the Virgin saved the people from intended looting from a group of pirates. The main event of this day was celebrated by Mass at the Shrine of the patron attended by the Mayor, Gines Campillo. […]

Comments Off on Bolnuevo Fiesta

Bolnuevo Walk

December 22nd, 2012|Categories: South Murcia News|

On Sunday 25 November, the Department of Equality of Mazarrón Town Hall closed the commemoration of the “International Day Against Gender Violence” with a walking route in which fifty people participated, touring the area on foot in Bolnuevo. The march was attended by the Councillor for Equality, Maria Martinez, and all members of the Speciality Care Centre for Women Victims of Domestic Violence (CAVI). […]

Comments Off on Bolnuevo Walk

Activities for youth

December 22nd, 2012|Categories: South Murcia News|

The Youth Council of the City of Mazarrón has designed a leisure activity programme for the first time for young people in the municipality of Mazarrón, ie for those between the ages of 14 and 35. This was released by Youth Councillor, Andres Valera, who explained all about the workshops and activities, of which the vast majority are free. […]

Comments Off on Activities for youth

Help police find missing British man

December 21st, 2012|Categories: Front Page News|

Police in Sussex are concerned for the welfare of Shoreham man Robert Golden, 58, who has failed to return from a holiday in Spain. He flew on his own to Seville on 5 November and had bought a return flight on Easyjet to return on 19 November. However Robert, who has a passion for trekking, didn’t board the return flight and hasn’t been in touch with his brother or his colleagues in London where he works in IT. […]

Comments Off on Help police find missing British man

Museums and historic buildings In Mazarrón

December 5th, 2012|Categories: Mazarrón|

Archaeological Museum Calle La Torre corner of Calle San Ginés) Puerto de Mazarrón Tel: 968 59 52 42 […]

Comments Off on Museums and historic buildings In Mazarrón

Mazarrón Photography Group

November 30th, 2012|Categories: South Murcia News|

Mazarrón is a town with many people having photography as a hobby, but until now there was no group to unite those interested in this topic. A group moved by this passion, have formed “Photographic F20-Association of Mazarrón “. This association was founded in order to promote, encourage and make both cultural and recreational activities relating to photography and all its variants. […]

Comments Off on Mazarrón Photography Group

Elizabeth Noble

November 30th, 2012|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Elizabeth Noble was born in Buckinghamshire, but she lived in Toronto for several years. She now lives in New York and Surrey with her husband and two daughters. She studied English at Oxford University and after graduating embarked on a career in publishing before taking up writing full time. Elizabeth worked for several large publishing houses before having the children and when they were at nursery school, she began her career in writing, starting with her first novel The Reading Group. She is the author of numerous novels and researches her novels by activities such as abseiling 100 foot off of a viaduct, learning how to gamble, and she even danced on stage in a Las Vegas show. […]

Comments Off on Elizabeth Noble

Watchtowers of the Mazarrón coast

November 27th, 2012|Categories: Mazarrón|

Although the final stronghold of the Moors, Granada, fell in 1492, Spain was not safe from hostile threats from North Africa. Indeed, in the next century, raids on the Murcian coastline by Berber pirates seeking goods, animals and slaves, became a constant threat and trouble. One countermeasure taken was the building of watchtowers along the coast to give advance warning of the pirates’ approach. Today, some of these towers still remain. There are four within a very short distance around Mazarrón which are well worth going to see. […]

Comments Off on Watchtowers of the Mazarrón coast