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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. m4s0n501

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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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February 2015

February 2015

  We are back for the Spring with our latest edition. Distribution Top-ups across #GranCanaria with the latest News, Views & Sunshine from #GranCanariaBusinessWeek #ShapingTheOdds #Property #TTIP #LanguageExchange and much more… THECANARYNEWS.COM Download the PDF HERE

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2nd “Sleepless night” in Arguineguin 13 feb

2nd “Sleepless night” in Arguineguin 13 feb

Last minute shopping still to do for Valentine’s?

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SPAR Gran Canaria opens first ‘express’ store

SPAR Gran Canaria opens first ‘express’ store

The supermarket chain SPAR Gran Canaria has reported continued expansion and modernisation

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Mogán celebrating historic 200 year anniversary

Mogán celebrating historic 200 year anniversary

The south-western county of Mogán is this year celebrating its 200th anniversary

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A chilly weekend and maybe snow next week?

A chilly weekend and maybe snow next week?

This winter, by all accounts, has been rather unusual;

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50% off Vehicle tax for eco-cars

50% off Vehicle tax for eco-cars

The southern county of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has 38,500  registered cars,

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Pharmaceutical expenditure increased by €15.2 million

Pharmaceutical expenditure increased by €15.2 million

Last year saw a dramatic increase in pharmaceutical expenditure in the archipelago as a whole.

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Canaries: coldest January in almost a decade

Canaries: coldest January in almost a decade

Fresh statistics have shown that January 2015 was the coldest since 2006.

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The world’s largest wind turbine, coming to Arinaga

The world’s largest wind turbine, coming to Arinaga

Megaturbinas Arinaga SA, a public company, has struck a deal with global wind turbine management experts, Gamesa and their partner Areva, the French nuclear group

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Your vote needs YOU!

Your vote needs YOU!

UK expats – Don’t miss out, you may be able to vote in the General Election says Electoral Commission

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New free car park in El Tablero

New free car park in El Tablero

San Bartolomé de Tirajana has opened a new free public car park,

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Horoscopes for February 2015 ~ By Ann Marie Kell

Horoscopes for February 2015 ~ By Ann Marie Kell

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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