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Road collapse in Gáldar

Road collapse in Gáldar

The GC-220 between Barranco de Los Silos and Hoya de Pineda closed to traffic last week,

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Swedish reality TV-show ‘The Bachelor’ to be filmed on Gran Canaria

Swedish reality TV-show ‘The Bachelor’ to be filmed on Gran Canaria

The Swedish TV4-group, channel 7 will be coming to Gran Canaria,

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The mayor of Mogán in traffic accident

The mayor of Mogán in traffic accident

The mayor of Mogán, Francisco González, has been involved in a traffic accident in his own car,

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The half-a-millionth “hop on – hop off” passenger

The half-a-millionth “hop on – hop off” passenger

m4s0n501 A British tourist, Michael Griffin, from Norwich, in the UK, vacationing in the capital with his wife, Linda, has become the 500.000th passenger on the City Sightseeing bus in Las Palmas.

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“Carrera Aqualand-Palmitos Park” fun run this saturday

“Carrera Aqualand-Palmitos Park” fun run this saturday

On March 28, 2015 the first “Carrera Aqualand – Palmitos Park” will be held, organised by ASPRO OCIO and produced by DG events

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4 bridges to Ayagaures to solve storm isolation

4 bridges to Ayagaures to solve storm isolation

San Bartolome de Tirajana has agreed to cover the entire cost of the construction

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First Operation Captura arrest in Canary Islands

First Operation Captura arrest in Canary Islands

Shane Wallford has become the first of ten wanted men to be located in the latest Operation Captura initiative, the ninth of its kind.

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International Bach Festival in Las Palmas, easter experience for classical music fans

International Bach Festival in Las Palmas, easter experience for classical music fans

The International Bach Festival is a joint project of several cultural organisations both from the Netherlands and from Gran Canaria.

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Radisson Blu Resort Mogán to Open 2016

Radisson Blu Resort Mogán to Open 2016

A second Radisson Blu hotel in Gran Canaria, has been announced and is scheduled to open in Q4 2016.

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Influenza waves in the Canary Islands

Influenza waves in the Canary Islands

After officially the coldest winter in sixteen years and a serious wave of influenza infections with what is now being called the A-virus

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Over 2 million tourists have visited the Canary Islands already this year

Over 2 million tourists have visited the Canary Islands already this year

The Canary Islands received 1.013,763 foreign passengers in February,

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David Bisbal concert in LAS PALMAS – 27.03.  9pm –  Tú y Yo

David Bisbal concert in LAS PALMAS – 27.03. 9pm – Tú y Yo

Spanish heart-throb David Bisbal will play at Infecar in Gran Canaria’s capital Las Palmas at the end of the month. 

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German tourism market in Canary Islands grows

German tourism market in Canary Islands grows

The Canary Islands is strengthening its position as a favourite destination for German tourists

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Moscow Ballet in ExpoMeloneras with Swan Lake  10.4.

Moscow Ballet in ExpoMeloneras with Swan Lake 10.4.

The Moscow Ballet returns to ExpoMeloneras on April 10th.

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Friday will be an extraordinary day

Friday will be an extraordinary day

Friday 20th of March will be a rare day on planet earth with 3 spectacular celestial events occurring one after the other: a Solar Eclipse, a New “Supermoon” and the Spring equinox. 

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Britain’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain

Britain’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain

Independent UK crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency (NCA) are once again seeking Britain’s most wanted fugitives.

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“Ground-breaking” Supreme Court ruling on Timeshare in Spain

“Ground-breaking” Supreme Court ruling on Timeshare in Spain

A Norwegian lady, Tove Grimsbo, has recently been awarded more than an estimated €40,000 after what has been called a “ground-breaking” Spanish supreme court ruling

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Gran Canaria’s Moda Calida Bridal Collection 2015

Gran Canaria’s Moda Calida Bridal Collection 2015

Las Palmas is buzzing this week with the launch of Gran Canaria’s 2015 Moda Calida Bridal Collection. 

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13 rescued by the Salvamento Maritimo helicopter

13 rescued by the Salvamento Maritimo helicopter

A Maritime Rescue (Salvamento Maritimo) helicopter rescued 13 people from a vessel free floating in the Atlantic on Wednesday

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Is Gran Canaria a good place to buy to rent?

Is Gran Canaria a good place to buy to rent?

Last month we looked at house prices in Gran Canaria and whether now is a good time to buy or not. If you missed the piece you can find a link at the bottom of this article.

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The Canary Weekend Tips

The Canary Weekend Tips

14.3. PLAYA DE MOGÁN ‘Quick Painting contest’  Those wanting to take part can still register on the  day at the official stand in Plaza Rafael Neville right in the heart of Puerto de Mogán, at 8.30am. There is a registration fee of just 5€.     14.3. ARGUINEGUIN Classical concert at the harbour of Arguineguín. A magical night
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€500,000 for GC-500 Arguineguin to Patalavaca

€500,000 for GC-500 Arguineguin to Patalavaca

The Mayor of Mogán, Francisco González, and Minister of Energy, Industry and Tourism, José Manuel Soria

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Filming “Canarias, 1.500 Km de Costa” on Maspalomas beach

Filming “Canarias, 1.500 Km de Costa” on Maspalomas beach

Lots of action last week on Maspalomas beach.

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San Bartolomé de Tirajana increases works budget

San Bartolomé de Tirajana increases works budget

The municipal council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has announced budget amendments, totalling an extra €525,000,  to support necessary works for several neighbourhoods within the municipality.

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Playa de Mogán “Quick Painting” Contest 14 March

Playa de Mogán “Quick Painting” Contest 14 March

For all the painting enthusiasts! The popular Pintura Rápida Contest returns to the idyllic little port town of Puerto de Mogán this coming Saturday.  

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San Bartolomé de Tirajana closed 2014 with an economic surplus

San Bartolomé de Tirajana closed 2014 with an economic surplus

The financial report on the liquidation of the municipal budget last year, presented at the town hall plenary session last Friday

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Núria Picas and Gediminas Grinius win world’s toughest mountain race

Núria Picas and Gediminas Grinius win world’s toughest mountain race

The North Face® Transgrancanaria® – A cold night on the highest part of the island followed by hot Saharan winds from the Calima during the last part of the race made the TransGranCanaria 2015 almost unbearably difficult

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14 % increase GES helicopters Security and Emergency operations in 2014

14 % increase GES helicopters Security and Emergency operations in 2014

The five Canary Island Government helicopters operated by GES

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Transgrancanaria 2015

Transgrancanaria 2015

The North Face Transgrancanaria is a cross country race

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