Friday, 28 October 2016

The Royal British Legion in Spain - Remembrance Services in the area

Many of The Royal British Legion Branches in the District are holding Remembrance Services. In order to attend a local Service, please go to our website and click Remembrance Services. or ring 648 860 251.

Boxes of poppies have been delivered to businesses in the area. The Legion spends £200,000 each day to assist Armed Forces personnel and their families. By making a donation for your poppy you are supporting those who have dedicated their lives to serving their country. Our Welfare Co-ordinator can be contacted on 676 451 780.

Please wear your Poppy with Pride and give generously to help the Charity’s continuing welfare work.

Thursday, 27 October 2016


Nine establishments in the Municipality have been chosen to participate in the gastronomic event "gAstrogAllo 2.1" to be held in Mazarrón from 3 to 11 December. The professional jury of Antonio Montesinos of El Rincón de Pepe, Arturo Clavero of la Taberna Kome and Andrés Mármol, of Pastelería la Gloria praised all candidates for their high standards when presenting their chosen tapa

Each of the shortlisted establishments introduced 3 tapas that were submitted for the deliberation of the jury resulting in the election of Fizz Gastrobar, Américo MEDITERRANO, Nuevo Bodeguita, La Sal, Descuadre, De Tapas, La Fundición, Cetre and Copo de Oro.

For "gAstrogAllo 2.1" the City will have thirteen stands, eleven intended for food, one for ice cream and another for pastry. There will also be two stands for invited companies from outside the Municipality, which will not enter the selection process and award, although they will choose to compete in the "Award for Best Tapa".



The Local Government Board approved at its last regular session, the regulatory basis for children's choice of king and queen, young queen and king and queen of seniors for the fiestas of La Purisima

For king and queen in child category the maximum age is 12 years old. The aspiring young homecoming queen must be aged between 16 and 27 years, resident in the Municipality of Mazarrón, providing application with an electronic pen that contains at least one studio photograph.

Candidates must apply at the Department of Celebration, located on the second floor of the City of Mazarrón. The candidate who is a minor must submit a signed authorization.

The deadline for registration ends on Friday November 4 at 14:00


Ifepa Wedding & Celebrations 2016 Fair Weddings and Celebrations will take place this weekend, from 28 to 30 October, at the Palacio de Ferias y Exposiciones de la Región de Murcia- IFEPA, in Torre Pacheco .

This eighth edition, will be more focused on celebrations, with special importance of the wedding, and everything surrounding the preparation of a special day.

There will be 110 direct exhibitors, and more than 60 indirect, occupying an area of ​​14,000 square metres. Most come from the Murcia region but also participate companies from Alicante, Madrid, Granada and Valencia.

Areas covered will include wedding dress, groom suits, communion, godmother, parties, shoemaking, tailoring, flowers, accessories, headwear, creative pastries, gifts, photo booth, theme photocalls, photography, videography, hotels, banquet halls, catering, travel agencies, animation, live music event wedding planner, dance and choreography, wedding cars, jewellery, sound and lighting, beauty and health, pyrotechnics, decoration, seating furniture, etc.

On Friday, opening day will be free entry for all those wishing to visit Wedding & Celebrations Exhibition.

A fashion show will take place on Saturday afternoon, starting at 5pm and on Sunday from 12pm, with a parade of wedding dresses, communion wear, page, party, ceremony and godmothers, showing  presentation of latest fashions and trends. There will also be a dancing workshop, and many giveaways and promotions.

WEDDING & CELEBRATIONS 2016 is open schedule between 11am and 8pm on Friday, 11am and 8.30pm and Saturday and on Sunday 11am to 7.30pm


La Isla beach in Mazarrón hosts this weekend (29 and 30 October) the Third Championship of Spain and King's Cup Jet Ski.

The event was presented at the venue by the President of the Spanish Federation of Powerboating, José Miguel Martínez, President of the Federation of Murcia, Dionisio Baño, and Councilman of Sports City of Mazarrón, Patricio Sánchez.

This competition, that in recent years had been held in the Mar Menor, reaches Mazarrón with a high number of participants. To date 72 people are registered, a fact that certifies that Mazarrón will be one of the championships with greater involvement organized so far.

During the day on Saturday, from 10am starts the competition in the categories Circuit and on Sunday it will be the turn for testing RallyJet.

Patricio Sanchez, Councilman of Sports City of Mazarron, encouraged everyone to come and watch the event. "On Saturday there will be activities and games for families to enjoy during the day and watch the sporting spectacle." 

Added Sanchez "this is a new event that attracts visitors to the Municipality in a weekend in autumn, with the benefit that it provides business for shops and catering establishments within Mazarrón, as well as highlighting the commitment of the Consistory for water sports."


Mazarron artist Luis Marino opened last Friday, the exhibition "Natumática" which can be seen until November 18 at the Library María Moliner de la Universidad de Murcia, situated at el Campus de Espinardo.

Marino offers an original exhibition this time from figures with spirals of molluscs, asteroids and seahorses. unique colours and different perceptions that stimulate the visitor's imagination. 

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Discovering Moratalla routes meeting

Tuesday October 18 at 19:00 pm in the Sala de Juntas at Moratalla Ayuntamiento sees the presentation of the 11th season THEMED ROUTES "DISCOVERING MORATALLA".

Saturday, 15 October 2016


The Department of Sports, Social Policy, Youth and Women's Hall of Moratalla have set in motion a series of actions within the programme "Estoy por mi Cuerpo” (I am my body) to improve the quality of life of citizens in the towns and villages of Moratalla

The programme, designed to reach different groups and areas of the town, begins with the presentation of the new season Thematic Routes "Discovering Moratalla" which will take place on Tuesday 18th October at 7pm in the Ayuntamiento. 

The excursion programme is to be held during the months of October 2016 to June 2017, and offers the hiker a unique experience that combines health, outdoor sports, nature and heritage interpretation in the same activity ... "Do not let them tell you, come to find out. "

Other workshops include "Emotional Intelligence" and "Menopause and pelvic floor", with the dual aim of intervening on physical and mental health. 

In addition to these workshops, there are also training activities aimed at schools and personnel of Sports Centres covering "Eating disorders" and "Defibrillation and First Aid" will be performed.

 "Estoy por mi cuerpo" will also have other events throughout the year, for free, at various Municpal Facilities including…..
- "Music Therapy" for elderly users of the Day Centre.
- "Psychomotor" for children at the Centro de Conciliación de la Vida Laboral y Familiar.
- "Maintenance Gymnastics" for the elderly at Hogar del Pensionista

Not forgetting the launch of the Sports School and various forms of sport for adults.


Daniel José Aragón is exhibiting at Town Hall in the coming weeks his photographic exhibition entitled “Paisaje Dinámico” (Dynamic Landscapes). The photographer presents a collection of photographs reflecting, in detail, the changes experienced by the mining landscape, either natural or artificial.

Linked to Fotogenio, Daniel Jose Aragon has participated in the International Exhibition of Nature Photography of Mexico City in 2013 and in the magazine "Horse" and the documentary “Cruce del océano Atlántico en remo” and “Al filo de lo imposible” among other projects.

The exhibition was inaugurated on Friday 14 October and can be seen on the ground floor of Town Hall until November 12 in the morning between 10am and 2pm, Monday to Saturday and in the evenings Tuesday to Friday from 5pm-8pm. The exhibition is closed on 1 November


The artist Juan Nares Diaz will present his work at Mazarrón Town Hall until 12 November. 

Under the title "La Mar. Memoria Abierta" the natural painter of Alhama de Murcia brings an exhibition with the sea as the main element. 

The painter has been attracted since childhood by the coast of Mazarrón and its landscapes, places that have inspired him over the years.

The exhibition was inaugurated on Friday 14 October and you can see the Exhibition Monday to Saturday between 10am and 2pm, and evenings Tuesday to Friday between 5pm and 8pm. The exhibition is closed on 1 November

Tuesday, 4 October 2016


The Department of Social Policy of Moratalla Ayuntamiento has organized training workshops for Pensioners. This training will be given by Tunstall-Televida, the company responsible for the provision of Telecare in the Municipality.

The workshops being taught are:

- Relaxation workshop - aimed to equip people by different methods of controlling anxiety and negative thoughts that allows them to reach a state of greater emotional balance. This will take place on October 6 at the Hogar del Pensionista, Moratalla at 5pm

- Workshop on emotional intelligence - aimed at developing a set of skills that serve to express and manage feelings in the most appropriate way in personal and social fields, connect emotions with oneself, to know what a person feels and the power to see yourself and others in an objective and positive way. Thill take place on October 20 also at the Hogar del Pensionista, Moratalla at 5pm

Although the workshops are free, interested persons must make their registration in the Hogar del Pensionista or the Local Employment Centre (968,730,154).