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San Fernando fiesta starts this week

San Fernando fiesta starts this week

The celebrations in honour of San Fernando, which coincide with Canary Islands’ Day

Open government for the Canary Islands?

Open government for the Canary Islands?

The Ministry of Presidency, Justice and Equality has been trusted, by the regional government

Canarian Day celebrations 30 May

Canarian Day celebrations 30 May

‘Día de Canarias‘  The autonomous region celebrates the Day of The Canary Islands

Free summer activities in Playa del Inglés

Free summer activities in Playa del Inglés

Free summer activities, organised by the San Bartolomé de Tirajana town hall

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

C4’s “Black mirror” filming in Tejeda

British sci-fi, satire series  “Black Mirror” will be filming in the beautiful village of Tejeda

Fixed inter-island flight tariff a possibility

Fixed inter-island flight tariff a possibility

Acting Spanish Minister of Development, Ana Pastor, has given the President of the Canarian 

‘Allied’ movie team will shoot mainly at night

‘Allied’ movie team will shoot mainly at night

The bulk of the filming for Allied here in Las Palmas will be done at night, according to sources close

Brad Pitt arrives on Gran Canaria

Brad Pitt arrives on Gran Canaria

Actor Brad Pitt and the crew of his latest film ‘Allied’ arrived Thursday on Gran Canaria,

Fines for unauthorised dumping into the sea

Fines for unauthorised dumping into the sea

The Canary Islands Urban and Natural Environmental protection agency (APMUN), has imposed

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22 May

The Canary Weekend Tips 20-22 May

Another busy weekend ahead with events happening around the island. 

Motor Grande fiestas start 20 May

Motor Grande fiestas start 20 May

Motor Grande and Puerto Rico starts celebrating this Friday in honour of Mary, The Helper

Cabildo secures water for southern farmers

Cabildo secures water for southern farmers

The shortage of rainfall in the southern part of the island in recent years has left dams at low

Lilly Rikhter talks Food & Nutrition

Lilly Rikhter talks Food & Nutrition

There is, in fact, no perfect diet, because each person is unique in their own way.

International Museum Day on Gran Canaria

International Museum Day on Gran Canaria

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria network of museums have been celebrating International 

Mogán refurbishes training centre

Mogán refurbishes training centre

Mogan Town Council has remodeled a municipal premises to transform it into a training 

Electricity cuts in Arguineguín on 18May

Electricity cuts in Arguineguín on 18May

On Wednesday 18 May, the electric supplier Endesa will be cutting off electricity

Gran Canaria only has 10% food sovereignty

Gran Canaria only has 10% food sovereignty

Gran Canaria cultivates less than a third of its available 30,000 hectares of irrigated, 

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

Gran Canaria Film promoted at Cannes

The Gran Canaria Film Commission have been promoting the island 

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase

Foreign visits to Gran Canaria increase

284,653 foreign travellers visited Gran Canaria in April,  an increase of 14.4%

Filming starts next Thursday for “Allied”

Filming starts next Thursday for “Allied”

The streets and squares of some areas in Las Palmas have been transformed in recent days

Yumbo ‘Plaza de la Diversity, Darío Jaén’ 

Yumbo ‘Plaza de la Diversity, Darío Jaén’ 

In a coordinated move, that at last has allowed the mayor of San Bartolomé de Tirajana

Red Berries grown on Gran Canaria?

Red Berries grown on Gran Canaria?

The cabildo is planting cranberries, currants, raspberries and blackberries,

Morales announces GC1 project plans

Morales announces GC1 project plans

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales has announced the beginning 

UD Las Palmas donation to food bank

UD Las Palmas donation to food bank

UD Las Palmas football club this week handed over a donation of 17,000 kilos of food

A political scramble & scandal in Mogán

A political scramble & scandal in Mogán

There’s been trouble brewing in Mogán town hall, due to very serious accusations 

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 May

The Canary Weekend Tips 13-15 May

Every day we are closer to summer, which on Gran Canaria means Romeria & Fiesta season!

Las Palmas Carnival 2017 theme announced

Las Palmas Carnival 2017 theme announced

The Carnival of Las Palmas 2017 theme will be ‘Eternal Spring’, which received 2,886 votes 

Last chance to register for EU Referendum

Last chance to register for EU Referendum

Last chance to register for a postal vote in the EU Referendum – deadline 16 May!

Light at the end of the tunnel to La Aldea

Light at the end of the tunnel to La Aldea

The Governing Council (Cabildo) have approved a Ministry of Public Works and Transport 

Growing marijuana on a roof terrace

Growing marijuana on a roof terrace

Policia Nacional have detained a 30 year old man in the neighbourhood of Bellavista