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The Canary Weekend Tips 26-28 May’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 26-28 May’17

Last weekend of May ahead and for most locals the celebrations continue

Live fire exercise in Las Palmas tonight

Live fire exercise in Las Palmas tonight

If you hear any loud explosions in the capital today or tonight , don’t get too concerned. 

Events: ‘Día de Canarias’ celebrations in Mogán

Events: ‘Día de Canarias’ celebrations in Mogán

In the lead up to the Canaries Day festivities, Mogán are planning

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

The festivities in honour of San Fernando de Maspalomas will start on Thursday 25th of May

Fake sportswear at Maspalomas market

Fake sportswear at Maspalomas market

Agents from the Policia Nacional detained eleven people, nine men and two women

#Manchester Minute of Silence in Maspalomas

#Manchester Minute of Silence in Maspalomas

A large group at the town hall governing Maspalomas and the south of Gran Canaria

Mogán Naval Maritime Rescue Exercises

Mogán Naval Maritime Rescue Exercises

The Spanish Armada (Navy) are today, in Puerto de Mogán, on a major maritime

Newsbrief : Pasito Blanco party boat DJ detained with drugs.

Policia Nacional detained two 40 year old men a couple of weeks back for allegedly planning to distribute narcotic substances onboard a recreational boat intended for parties out at sea and one of them is said to have been the DJ responsible for playing the music.  Identified with initials S.G.M. and C.M.S.P. both have previous police records

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

Canaries’ Government study Tuno plants

The Government of the Canary Islands have started studying the use of tuno fruit in juice

#RemoveTheFences: Reopen Tauro Beach!

#RemoveTheFences: Reopen Tauro Beach!

Two months since this publication started to call for removal of the fences

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

National Police agents “neutralised” a man on Wednesday May 17th, who was wandering

The Land Law adapted for residential reality

The Land Law adapted for residential reality

The controversial Canary Islands Land Law is to be adapted to consolidate

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

Gran Canaria saw its highest recorded first quarter tourist spending in history 

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Newsbrief: Irish national detained for large quantity of drugs during pride event

Policia Nacional have detained a 28 year old, of Irish nationality and with initials C.D, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health having discovered 25 cubic centimeters of liquid ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine all hidden in his underwear during the pride event in San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Nearly 400 SPAR delegates from around the world have come to the island

“Miss Summer International” pageant

“Miss Summer International” pageant

San Bartolomé de Tirajana will play host to the parading of more than 15 young women 

Mogán beach reopens for swimming

Mogán beach reopens for swimming

– The Health Inspectorate of the Government of the Canary Islands has reopened the beach for bathing

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) have issued a yellow advisory

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

The Blue Flag environmental program announced last week that the Canary Islands have

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Three days filled with music are being planned for the first ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

In Mogán town hall on Tuesday an “extraordinary and urgent” plenary council session

Canary Islands request cannabis regulation

Canary Islands request cannabis regulation

The Parliament of the Canary Islands has asked the Spanish central government

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

    14/5/17 Las Palmas entertain the mighty Barça for their last home game of the season.

2.4 tons of cocaine from fishing vessel

2.4 tons of cocaine from fishing vessel

A Venezuelan fishing vessel was found with 2,400Kg of cocaine on board

Newsbrief: Nelson Mandela pier repair will cost €600,000 and last three months

The repair work to the Nelson Mandela pier in Las Palmas, which was hit by a Naviera Armas ferry on April 21, will cost €600,000 and last three months, according to the president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas, Luis Ibarra. They first need to dismantle

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the Canarian Development Fund, FDCAN, have agreed

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

A spill of fecal sewage water has been detected in the area of ​​Playa de Mogán

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

Another lovely May weekend ahead with some amazing events going on including the FIMAR

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

Motor Grande & Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, in the municipality of Mogán, are having