12-year-old boy found driving a car in Águilas
The boy took his mother’s car for a spin in the company of a 15-year-old friend Officers of the Policía Local in Águilas were stunned last week when they stopped a car near the railway station on the suspicion that the driver may be under the age of 18 and discovered that in fact he was just 12 years old, while his friend in the passenger seat was 15. It has emerged since that the youngster’s mother asked him to start the engine of..

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9 no smoking beaches in the Costa Cálida for the summer of 2019
Smoking is not banned but beachgoers in Murcia are asked to join the Playas sin Humo initiative During 2018 various Town Halls in the Costa Cálida, encouraged by the Department of Health in the regional government of Murcia, began to urge members of the public to refrain from smoking on certain beaches along the coastline, and this summer there are 9 such beaches in 5 of the 8 coastal municipalities in the Region. The beaches concerned..

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Two boats catch fire off the beaches of Águilas
No serious injuries as the occupants are rescued at Playa de las Delicias and near one of the Águilas marinas There was drama on Saturday afternoon at the beach of Las Delicias in Águilas when two people had to be rescued from the Mediterranean after their small boat caught fire 300 metres from the shore. The incident was by six callers to the 112 emergency services line at 18.08 when the smoke and flames became visible close to the..

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New street cleaning machines unveiled in Águilas
Compact machinery improves service in the narrow streets of the old town centre The Town Hall of Águilas has officially unveiled new street cleaning equipment which will make it easier to reach some of the narrow and steeply sloping streets in the old town centre as efforts continue to improve the services provided in this respect. The two new trucks which have been acquired are small and compact but they have powerful engines which enable..

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