Modern Caravaca has developed around its Castle which, with the magnificent Church of the Vera Cruz, dominates the surrounding lands and the main area of the town below. It is the events associated with this church and fortification which have given Caravaca its present importance. The Museum of the True Cross to the left hand side of the Church is well worth visiting to understand Caravaca's history.
On 11 March the Foreign Residents Association PALS donated various medical and health supplies to Mazarrón Civil Protection and was received by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo.
The Councillor of Local Police of Mazarrón, Isidro Coy, announced at the beginning of March that it has changed the uniforms of its Security in the Municipal in order to renew the image and adapt to changing times, introducing the blue as the identity of the local police in Mazarrón, as has been done in other municipalities in the region of Murcia and numerous municipalities throughout Spain.
British citizens in Spain urged to make correct use of European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) under new campaign by UK Government and Valencia Health Authority
A campaign to explain how British citizens in Spain should use UK-issued European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) has been launched by the UK Department of Health and the Valencia Health Authority.
16 February saw the draw for the Valentine Campaign, organized by the la Asociación de Comerciantes de Mazarrón y Comarca (ACOMA). In this draw was present the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, and the President of the Association, José María Delgado. After the ceremony, ACOMA offered hot chocolate to all present.
The Department of Services and Logistics of Mazarrón Town Council proceeded to remove several trees from Francisco Caparros school that posed a risk to students and for pedestrians because they were affecting the wall of the school, which could have given at any time.
On Sunday, February 3, 15 students from the 2nd and 3rd year of "Felipe II" Secondary School in Mazarrón and in the bi-lingual programme travelled to the city of Wassenaar (Netherlands) to participate in the activities under the Exchange Programme of this year which will last until February 7.
During February the Department of Environment of the City of Mazarrón has undertaken various re-forestation with pines to Camposol urbanization in which the organization has also involved foreign residents from "Green Fingers Gardening Group" and the group "Reforestadores de Mazarrón".
Youngster Angel Perez from Mazarrón was proclaimed on Sunday February 10th "campeón de I Mensual de la Federación de Golf de la Región de Murcia (FGRM) in Benjamin which was played at the golf course of La Serena (Los Alcazares).