Tuesday, 25 April 2017



Next Sunday, May 7, Mazarrón returns to the longest test of the car calendar in the Region of Murcia. 

The arrival of more than 30 drivers are expected to participate in the 35 Subida Automovilística Playas de de Mazarrón, a competition that takes place on the RM 332, the road that links the municipality with Cartagena, passing through Tallante.

The competition was presented by Sports Councillor, Patricio Sánchez, along with the delegate of the Federation of Motor Vehicles, Antonio Bernal and the President of the Carthago Escudería, Jorge Juan García.

The best mountain drivers, including the national champion Raul Borreguero, will meet in Mazarrón to compete in one of the classic competitions in this category. 

The drivers will complete four stages, with a distance of 5 kilometers.

The presentation of the vehicles taking part will take place on Saturday May 6 in El Alamillo (Café Buenavista), from 5pm. The trophies will be delivered at the same venue on Sunday at around 2:30 p.m.

More information and inscriptions can be found at http://www.farmu.es/2017/05/07/35-subida-playas-mazarron.asp

Various road closures will take place between km points 22.2 and 18.3 on the RM332 during the hours 9am and 2pm on 7 May



 This summer to be repeated in Mazarrón is "El Muelle Music Festival" whose second edition will take place on the fishing pier of Puerto de Mazarrón between 20 and 22 July. 

The agenda of concerts was presented at the Royal Casino of Murcia by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Alicia Jiménez, accompanied by the Councillor of Festivals, Patricio Sánchez and Antonio Murcia, responsible for AK Productions, together with artists Carlos Vudú and Ricardo Ruipérez, 

Patricio Sánchez presented the programme of the festival that will begin on July 20 with the performance of Siempre Así and El Luiso, a Mazarrón artist who participated this year in a well-known television programme. 

On July 21 will be the turn for Duo Dinamico and on July 22 will see performances by M-CLAN, Rosendo, Los Zigarros and Carlos Vudú. All the concerts will be at 10.30pm and will be held on the esplanade of the fishing pier of Puerto de Mazarrón.

On July 19 there will be a concert dedicated to the children's audience with the performance of "La Patrulla Canina", as reported by Antonio Murcia of AK Productions. Tickets can be purchased on the Internet, at the authorized points of sale and at the Tourist Office of Puerto de Mazarrón.


The Mazarrón City Council Recruitment Agency recalls the existence of seven new job offers to cover opticians, commercial security, sewing supervisor, beautician and farm manager.

Interested persons should contact the Placement Agency at 968592767 or go to the Center for Municipal Employment Initiatives (CIME), a subsidiary of the Department of Employment and Local Development, located at Avenida de la Constitución nº 65.

Persons who have not previously registered with the Placement Agency must provide the following documentation:

D.N.I. Or N.I.E. Original.
Updated resume
Updated Work Life.
Registration as job seeker at the SEF.
Training certificates, driver's licenses and professional cards if they are owned.

Certificate of disability (if applicable).

Wednesday, 12 April 2017



Procession of the Prendimiento 9pm departing from Santuario de La Purísima

Pasos: Cristo de la Columna, Verónica, Jesús Nazareno, Calvario, Cristo de la Soledad y Virgen de la Amargura

Itinerary: Plaza del Convento, Plaza Callao, Avenida Constitución, calle San José, jardín de La Purísima, calle del Pino, Pilar, Boquera, Mamí, Pintor Miguel García Vivancos, plaza del Calvario, calle Monche Ríos, Gómez Jordana, San Antonio y plaza del Ayuntamiento.

Vía Crucis del Silencio y Encuentro de Nuestro Padre Jesús con la Virgen de la Amargura 6.30am departing from Santuario de La Purísima

Pasos: Jesús Nazareno y Virgen de la Amargura

Itinerary: plaza del Convento, calle Agustín Navarro, Lardines, Rodríguez de la Fuente, San Andrés, Santa Rita, Cuesta Carrión, Ceballos, Cruz del Calvario, plaza del Calvario, calle Monche Ríos, Gómez Jordana, San Antonio, plaza del Ayuntamiento, calle Agustín Navarro y plaza del Convento.

Procession of the Holy Burial 9pm – Departing from Santuario de la La Purísima

Pasos: Pasos: Cristo del Sagrario, La Piedad, Virgen de la Cruz, Santo Sepulcro, San Juan y Virgen de La Soledad

Itinerary: plaza del Convento, plaza Callao, avenida Constitución, calle San José, jardín de La Purísima, calle del Pino, Pilar, Boquera, Gómez Jordana, San Antonio y plaza del Ayuntamiento

Procession of Our Father Jesus Nazarene 9.30pm- Departure from the Church of San José
Steps: Pasos: Negación de San Pedro, San Juan, Virgen de Las Penas, Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno, Virgen de los Dolores

Itinerary: plaza de la Iglesia, calle Cartagena, calle Trafalgar, calle Progreso, calle Mayor, calle Juan Sebastián Elcano, avenida Tierno Galván, calle González Ballesta, calle Mayor y plaza de la Iglesia. 

Procession of the Holy Burial 9:30 pm - Departure Church of San José

Pasos: San Pedro, San Juan, Cristo del Perdón con la Virgen de la Soledad, Santo Sepulcro, Virgen de Las Penas

Itinerary: plaza de la Iglesia, calle Cartagena, calle Trafalgar, calle Progreso, calle Mayor, calle Juan Sebastián Elcano, avenida Tierno Galván, calle González Ballesta, calle Mayor y plaza de la Iglesia.


After the success of the first year, it is organised again for the next Sunday of Resurrection (popularly known as "Domingo de Mona" on 16 April) an event called Skate Day. 

Routes, exhibitions and games will give the opportunity for the family to spend a day practicing skating along part of the coast of the Municipality. The activity, to benefit the Spanish Association against Cancer (AECC), was presented by Sports Councillor, Patricio Sánchez, along with officials of the Mazarrón Patina club.

Patricio Sánchez encouraged all the family to enjoy an activity that last year saw 200 participants take part and this year will see collaboration from the local cycling club “El Esollon”, whose members will act as volunteers in the development of the route.

The route will start at 10:30am in the Rihuete and will continue along the bay until reaching Bolnuevo. In Playa Grande (about 11:00 hours), a stop is scheduled next to the children's area where games will be developed for younger participants, while the participants continue to march up to 16 kilometers. 

The arrival at the Paseo Marítimo de Puerto de Mazarrón is estimated after noon. From that moment, in the Plaza de las Comunidades Autónomas , there will be an exhibition of skating, children's activities, gymkana, paella for all attendees and different raffles, as informed by Patricia López, a member of the Mazarrón Patina club.


The Plaza Toneleros of Puerto de Mazarrón will host a Marinero Market from 13 to 16 April. More than 45 craft exhibitors will offer their products from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday. The event that accommodates the local artisans coincides with one of the most visited tourist holidays of the year in Puerto de Mazarrón, in a renovated Plaza frequented by passers-by.

This activity was presented by the Councillor of Festivals, Patricio Sánchez, in the company of the Councillor for Tourism, María Ángeles Román and the Head of the Mercados Arlekin, Juan José Martínez.

The market will be completed with a schedule that will be repeated every day. So at 12pm and 6pm, there will be a parade with music and animation. At 8pm sees a musical performance and at 11pm are parades and a night fire show. A children's corner is available throughout the business hours for the little ones to enjoy.

Patricio Sanchez encouraged everyone to visit this market, an attraction for all the public that seeks to make Mazarron a place of enjoyment during these days.


On April 5, Mayor Candi Marín, the Councillor for Tourism, Environment and Sports of Ayuntamiento Moratalla City Council together with the organizers of the VI Rural Race and Calar de la Santa Hiking, presented this sporting activity to be held on 23 April in the hamlet of El Calar de la Santa.

A race of 10 km that will run through one of the most attractive places of the town, in a natural environment of great interest and reference for rural tourism. It will be a race in which everyone who wishes can practice sport in a healthy way in an extraordinary natural environment, starting at 10.30am in Plaza del Pueblo

Inscriptions can be made until April 20 at the following link www.crono3.es and at the end of the race, the organization invites everyone to eat in the sports hall of El Calar de la Santa.

Thursday, 6 April 2017


The Municipal Library Network of Mazarrón has scheduled a new activity aimed at children aged 8 to 12 years. 

It is a Workshop of Tricks and Magical Experiments that will take place first Thursday, April 6 in the library of Puerto de Mazarrón and on Friday, April 7 in the library of Mazarrón, both days from 17:30. 

The activity is free and has a maximum of 20 participants. Entries can be made at each of the municipal libraries.


The Council of Tourism of the City of Mazarrón offers for this month two new routes that invite you to know the scenic beauty of the Bay of Mazarrón. 

The first of them will take place next Saturday April 15. It will be a family trekking route through Cabo Tiñoso and the military battery of Castillitos from where you can see one of the most spectacular views of the Mazarron coast. With a duration of 4 hours, it has a limit of 40 places and the registration period remains open until April 14

The second of the guided tours for this month  will be held on April 29. It will be a visit of 4 hours and a half between Percheles and Puntas de Calnegre, a stretch of virgin coast that maintains its natural state, passing by the beach of Palazuelos and Los Cloques. It will have 4 hours and a half, with a limit of 40 places and a registration period that will remain open until April 28.

More information and reservation of places at the Tourist Office of Puerto de Mazarrón, by calling 968594426 or online at http://visitamazarron.com/en/organiza-tu-viaje/visitas-guiadas-gratuitas/


The Municipal Network of Public Libraries of Mazarrón, a subsidiary of the Department of Libraries, has developed an extensive programme to encourage reading coinciding with the month in which World Book Day is celebrated. Activities for all ages will focus on this objective, including novelties such as free workshops of magic tricks and experiments and the activity "The Library goes out to the street". This programming will be continued in May with a special tribute to the famous author of "Matilda", Roald Dahl.

April begins with visits to the libraries of the schools, the open classrooms and the Alzheimer's Unit. 

Also one of the main novelties of this year will be the Free Workshops of Magic Tricks and Experiments, an activity directed to readers from 8 to 12 years with a maximum of 20 participants. It will take place in the Library of Puerto de Mazarrón on Thursday, April 6 at 17:30 and in the Library of Mazarrón on Friday, April 7 at the same time. Entries can be made in both libraries.

Another novelty of the spring reading of 2017 will be the activity "The Library goes out to the Street", carried out on Tuesday, April 18, in the Plaza Toneleros in Puerto de Mazarrón and on Wednesday, 19 April in the Garden of La Purisima in Mazarrón from 16:30 to 19:30 hours.

The selected students will have, on Thursday, April 20 at 20:30 hours in the Cultural Centre, a new opportunity to improve what they have learned and to prepare for their exams by access to the University with the conference "Generatcíon del 98", being taken by Vicente Cervera, professor of Hispanic American Literature. This conference gives continuity to the one made by Carmen María López on March 30 and which dealt with the Generation of 27.

Storytelling, Cinema in the Library, Bibliopatio in Puerto de Mazarrón and crafts workshops in both public libraries complete the programming of the month of April.

In May it will be the turn to pay homage to the celebrated Welsh writer Roald Dahl, author of "Matilda". For this, the students of the different educational centres will perform a theatrical performance on May 4 and 5 in the Cultural Centre, starting at 20.00 hours.

On May 5 sees the awards + Children's Reader, + Adult Reader and the photographic contest "We Like to Read". It will also be from 20:00 hours at the Cultural Centre.

Finally for May 18, the Municipal Library Network has organized an trip to the Teatro Guerra de Lorca to attend the play “La velocidad del Otoño” performed by Lola Herrera and Juanjo Artero. Entries for this activity can be made in the libraries of Mazarrón and Puerto de Mazarrón

Wednesday, 5 April 2017


Apologies from the staff at the market, but due to unexpected problems with water, they are unable to open at the moment 

They are, however, hoping to be up and running on 12 April in time for Easter 

The opening hours will be 10am-2pm every day so please pay them a visit and bring the family - there is something to entertain everyone