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“El Perro es tuyo, Mogán es de tod@s” dog poo campaign

“El Perro es tuyo, Mogán es de tod@s” dog poo campaign

The mayor of Mogán, Paco González, this week presented a new initiative entitled “El Perro es tuyo, Mogán es de tod@s “

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Search for a patera adrift continues

Search for a patera adrift continues

Two Maritime Rescue planes working with the Spanish Air Force started on Tuesday to look  for a boat thought to be drifting between Gran Canaria and the coast of Western Sahara.

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3 tons of glass recovered from Carnival

3 tons of glass recovered from Carnival

A campaign by the Municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the recycling company Ecovidrio

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First direct flight from Sofia – Gran Canaria

First direct flight from Sofia – Gran Canaria

m4s0n501 The Minister of Tourism, Melchor Camon, closed the deal at the International Tourism Fair

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Faro de Maspalomas Craft fair until March 8th

Faro de Maspalomas Craft fair until March 8th

The special Cabildo de Gran Canaria Artisan Craft Fair

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Join the Mogán Carnival Parade this saturday in Arguineguin

Join the Mogán Carnival Parade this saturday in Arguineguin

Feeling the Springtime spirit of celebration? Join the fiesta and main parade on a Carnival float through Arguineguin this Saturday the 7th of March. € 30/adult, under 16s just €15 and children under 1o €10 Price includes food, soft drinks and adult drinks If you want to join in , call Mari tel 655 45 46 89 or email Carnival@TheCanaryNews.com
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FCO: “No madam, we can’t find a chef to make you haggis”

FCO: “No madam, we can’t find a chef to make you haggis”

Foreign & Commonwealth Office reminds travellers what it can do to help British nationals overseas

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Horoscopes for March 2015

Horoscopes for March 2015

Ann Marie Kell is an acclaimed psychic and medium, specialising in Tarot and Horoscope readings, as well as being an author and columnist for the magazine Silent Voices

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300,000+ people expected to The Grand Parade 2015 “Cancarnavalera”

300,000+ people expected to The Grand Parade 2015 “Cancarnavalera”

The Grand Parade can be watched live via TVE 2 and the TV Canaria.

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Carnival Costa Mogán heads for ancient Egypt!

Carnival Costa Mogán heads for ancient Egypt!

Mogán has begun preparations for the Carnival Costa Mogán 2015

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New Guardia Civil presence in Puerto Rico

New Guardia Civil presence in Puerto Rico

The new Guardia Civil base in the popular tourist town of Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria will be operational in March.

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New €20 banknote unveiled

New €20 banknote unveiled

-The new €20 banknote’s “portrait window”, set in the hologram, is an innovation in banknote technology.

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The Ed’s gone LOCO at 40! – Springtime Special Offer

The Ed’s gone LOCO at 40! – Springtime Special Offer

SWEET SPRING MADNESS!!! Edward, the esteemed Editor of The Canary News, Views & Sunshine, El Periódico Inglés de Gran Canaria (The English Paper), has finally flipped his lid this Springtime! With his 40th birthday fast approaching he has reportedly declared exclusive and unprecedented exposure in the resident publication for English speakers of every nationality, and its
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#ShapingTheOdds: The Entrepreneurial Zeitgeist

#ShapingTheOdds: The Entrepreneurial Zeitgeist

Norwegian Hans Jorgen Lysglimt Johansen has been holidaying on Gran Canaria since the start of the 21st Century.

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Second highest January occupancy in the last ten years

Second highest January occupancy in the last ten years

Hotels in The Canaries enjoyed 73.4% occupancy rate through January, the second highest achieved in January over the last ten years.

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Alert for strong winds and rough seas

Alert for strong winds and rough seas

It seems winter hasn’t quite left us just yet.  The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) have said

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Owners Communities of have just days to pay tax imposed last year

Owners Communities of have just days to pay tax imposed last year

POSTED BY MYRA AZZOPARDI SWAINSON / Courtesy of Citizen’s Advice Bureau Spain Communities must pay taxes for works or services carried out in 2014 by 02/03/15 Any communities, who have carried out works or had services provided in 2014 amounting to 3,005.06 plus euros, have only ten days for the president to make a declaration using
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Archaeological site open in Mogán

Archaeological site open in Mogán

Remains of an ancient pre-Hispanic town, at Cañada de los Gatos overlooking Playa de Mogán

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Maspalomas Carnival 2015 elect new queen

Maspalomas Carnival 2015 elect new queen

. Saturday Night at The Yumbo Centre, in Playa del Inglés enjoyed an explosion of sequins, rhythms with the distinct flavour of Gay París to the colourful back drop if the newly named “Faron Rouge de Maspalomas” with six candidates parading before an ecstatic Queen´s Gala crowd hosted by Spanish national television presenter Ibán Padrón and French showgirl, model, pin-up and
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The City Council to renew green areas in Puerto Rico

The City Council to renew green areas in Puerto Rico

A dozen or so landscaped areas in the Mogán tourist town of Puerto Rico are to be enhanced and renovated.

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Three men arrested for breaking in to cars

Three men arrested for breaking in to cars

Agents of the San Bartolomé de Tirajana Polícia Local have arrested 3 men

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Carrera popular de Arguineguín

Carrera popular de Arguineguín

Registration is now open for Arguineguín’s second Carrera Popular fun run, at www.mogan.es.

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Yellow alert for winds in the Canary Islands

Yellow alert for winds in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands Government Directorate General for Security and Emergency has terminated an alert for wind at summits and midland areas of Tenerife, Gran Canaria and La Palma, which had been issued yesterday, according to a statement this morning.

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Four arrested in Gando airport

Four arrested in Gando airport

The National Police arrested four people at Gran Canaria Airport, of Lebanese nationality

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Aranzazu Estévez, Queen of the Las Palmas Carnival 2015

Aranzazu Estévez, Queen of the Las Palmas Carnival 2015

Aranzazu Estevez, with fantasy costume “The princess of the thousand roses” by Fernando Mendez

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6 suspects arrested for burglaries in Maspalomas

6 suspects arrested for burglaries in Maspalomas

It was reported last week that The National Police have arrested six people on suspicion of  having committed at least 17 robberies

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The new Europe may leave TTIP behind | openDemocracy

The new Europe may leave TTIP behind | openDemocracy

Amid the glass, steel and concrete towers at the heart of the euroquarter in Brussels several hundred people chanted

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British Consulate and Spain Healthcare Team event

British Consulate and Spain Healthcare Team event

British residents in the Canary Islands urged to register for healthcare and social services for future peace of mind

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Is now the right time to buy property in Gran Canaria?

Is now the right time to buy property in Gran Canaria?

We all know houses are cheaper here than in northern Europe and that prices crashed quite spectacularly in 2007

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Crafts Fair at the Faro de Maspalomas 28Feb-9Mar

Crafts Fair at the Faro de Maspalomas 28Feb-9Mar

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria is this year commemorating both the 125th anniversary of the Maspalomas lighthouse

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