By Clodagh and Dick Handscombe,
Spain's active gardeners and authors, living in Spain for 25 years.
At the time of writing it's still only 7th June, but we have already experienced 41 degrees and no rain is yet forecast.
From the 18th Century, a series of gun batteries were built around Cartagena Bay from Cabo Tiñoso to Cabo Negrete to defend the port from attack. Two of the most magnificent remnants, albeit from later times in the 20th Century, are to be found at opposite sides of the bay – at Cabo Tiñoso and near Portman.
The Camposol train will start again this Thursday 7th June.
As of todays date (1 June 2012), we are informed that for approximately 2 weeks the Department of Extranjeros/Ministerio de Trabajo will not be accepting new applications for residencias and NIE numbers due to a revision of the rules in Spain. Only renewal of existing residencias can be processed during this time.
On a perfect pitch and in wonderful weather conditions Mazarron´s season petered out with another defeat.
Due to work and other commitments only one senior player was available and with ten juvenile players in the starting line up and only one substitute (the reserve juvenile goalkeeper) tiredness once again become a problem in the closing stages.
The British Consul has held an open meeting with around 40 representatives from the UK’s top tourism companies to discuss how to work together to support British nationals on the Costa Blanca.
The communication or, what is the same, the transmission of information from one person to another, is an essential aspect in the social behaviour of any species. Humans use a large range of signs to communicate to each other by means of words, gestures, through our eyes, and even through our way of dressing and grooming ourselves.
The second of our suggested "Roman" visits is to the Casa Fortuna. In 1971, a section of Roman road and the ruins of two Roman houses were located in a small square (Plaza del Risueño), off the Serreta Caridad a little way north of the sea front.
The band of the Musical Association "MAESTRO EUGENIO CALDERÓN" " took to the stage, on Saturday May 26 at school, "La Aceña" in Mazarrón, to perform the musical tale "Peer Gynt" in the second series of "Conciertos en Familia".
The Department of Urban Public Services Management of Mazarrón Town Hall started a campaign in in the middle of May to clean and condition of the littoral zone of the municipality so that when summer arrives, everything is ready to enjoy the beaches by the neighbours and tourists.