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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

The most anticipated music events to come to Gran Canaria, Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

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The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 1 August

The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 1 August

We know you got Soul! If you didn’t you wouldn’t be here!! An awesome weekend to visit the sunny south 

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El Risco – Agaete road to be completed

El Risco – Agaete road to be completed

The new Cabildo de Gran Canaria has released €5million to finance the  road between El Risco and La Aldea

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“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

The poster competition opens for the “Maspawood” International Maspalomas Carnival 2016.

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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Soul Festival goers are being asked to use public transport to get in and out of San Agustin this weekend.

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Las Canteras beach, ‘Q’ for Tourism Quality

Las Canteras beach, ‘Q’ for Tourism Quality

Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas has renewed its Q certificate for Tourism Quality

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Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

Unlicenced ‘RedIndian Festival’ Warning:

The “RedIndian Festival” planned for 8 August at the ageing Sioux City does not have the necessary permits

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Las Palmas Carnival 2016: The Roaring 20’s

Las Palmas Carnival 2016: The Roaring 20’s

The Great Gatsby beckons as Charleston fills the streets of Las Palmas for Carnival 2016.

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€5million Gran Canaria poverty plan funding

€5million Gran Canaria poverty plan funding

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria plans to start distribution of €5million worth of aid to combat poverty.

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Marine Bio Science and Technology Park

Marine Bio Science and Technology Park

Agüimes and the University of Las Palmas are planning a Science and Technology Park in Arinaga.

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Mogán coastal works begin

Mogán coastal works begin

On Friday 24 July work has begun on the access to Patalavaca from the Green Beach hotel.

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A new step closer to energy self-sufficiency

A new step closer to energy self-sufficiency

The first treatment plant in the EU fuelled only by biomass will be operational within a year.

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Air controllers partial strikes this weekend

Air controllers partial strikes this weekend

The Trade Union of Air Traffic Controllers (USCA) will go ahead with the planned partial strikes 

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5.6 million tourists in 6 months

5.6 million tourists in 6 months

The Canary Islands received 5,647,313 tourists between January and June, a rise of 0.4%

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Fire in Telde next to a nursing home

Fire in Telde next to a nursing home

A fire broke out in Telde on Thursday just before 18:00, on a former garden plot of the nursing home in La Garita.

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The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 July

With a scorching weekend ahead here is our little selection of some of the best things to go and see…

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Yellow Alert Today for Hot Gran Canaria

Yellow Alert Today for Hot Gran Canaria

The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) yesterday activated a yellow alert for inland and the south

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New launch benefits weather forecasting

New launch benefits weather forecasting

The latest Second Generation satellite (MSG) launched from Kourou (French Guiana) last week

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Tropical beer for donated animal food

Tropical beer for donated animal food

As part of a popular initiative last Thursday,local brewers Tropical offered beer in exchange for food donations

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3rd Maspalomas Trumpet festival

3rd Maspalomas Trumpet festival

The III International Maspalomas Trumpet Festival on 26-31 July is becoming one of the most prestigious

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Bogus Guardia Civil Officers Arrested

Bogus Guardia Civil Officers Arrested

Policia Nacional agents have arrested six “fake” guardia civil officers in Fuerteventura

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AlbergueDeBañaderos – Adopt, don’t buy!

AlbergueDeBañaderos – Adopt, don’t buy!

Within just one day, last Thursday 16 July, 42 new animals arrived to the Cabildo de Gran Canaria

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Las Canteras beach Butt Free

Las Canteras beach Butt Free

Smokers in The City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are being asked to dispose of their butts responsibly.

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Young Brit arrested in Maspalomas

Young Brit arrested in Maspalomas

Police in Maspalomas arrested a 25 year-old Brit, after he tried to stab an officer in the chest with scissors.

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Coastal breeze, clear skies & sunshine

Coastal breeze, clear skies & sunshine

An occasional cloud is expected to the north of the islands on Friday, but most areas can expect blue skies.

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The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 July

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 July

An extraordinary weekend ahead, balmy summer breezes, hot days and warm sub-tropical nights.

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Temudas Festival of Theatre and Dance

Temudas Festival of Theatre and Dance

The amazing Las Palmas 19th Temudas (Theatre, Music & Dance) Festival begins this weekend

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Scrubland and forest fires on Gran Canaria

Scrubland and forest fires on Gran Canaria

This summer has brought with it some troublesome figures. In 2014, just 25 wild fires were recorded

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Norwegian opens more GC routes

Norwegian opens more GC routes

Starting 25 October, Norwegian will link Madrid with daily flights to Gran Canaria and Tenerife North

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34 rescued 17 km from Maspalomas

34 rescued 17 km from Maspalomas

A patera (open boat) containing immigrants, risking all to come here, has been found

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