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Month: October 2017

The Saint: Las Palmas Vs Deportivo La Coruna

    – 30/10/17 – Images courtesy of LP entertain Deportivo after more disappointment away to Villarreal last weekend losing 4-0. But they did beat tonight’s opponents away on Thursday night, in the away leg in the Copa Del Ray cup match, winning 4-1. Let’s hope for same result tonight. LP our still 3rd from bottom in La Liga but a win tonight would move them above tonight’s opponents. 5mins in and first attack by LP, ball gets played to Remy but his shot hits the side netting at the near post. Another bright move follows by LP, Remy...

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Milestone time for Shearwater chicks right now

Each year at this time, hundreds of shearwater (pardela) chicks fall or crash ashore while learning to fly for the very first time. They can become easily disoriented by the nocturnal lights of human activity. Without help, most do not know how to take flight again. More than 50 shearwaters were released this Monday 30 October, at Playa de la Laja near the capital Las Palmas, to meet the sea for the first time. The release coincided with the Pardelas del Cabildo Campaign, an activity that is repeated every year around these dates, that has already helped in the rescue...

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Events : Noche de Finaos – Halloween on Gran Canaria 2017

A most traditional celebration this week on the island, where families gather and tell each other stories of the family members long departed, ancestors of note, parents, grand parents and the occasional spooky ghost story.  Of course American ideas have seeped in over recent years, but the more traditional Canarians will see this as a great opportunity to reconnect with the past and munch on freshly roasted sweet chestnuts as the community gather together to celebrate mid autumn. Whether its Fiesta de Todos los Santos, Halloween, Noche de Finaos, All Saints eve, All Hallows’ Eve, Day of the dead,...

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Mogán forced to close part of the GC-500 for at least two months

The Municipal Town Hall of Mogán are being required to close the GC-500 coastal road, linking Arguineguín with Patalavaca to traffic, starting on Monday, November 6, due to new Works Inspection requirements. The closure is to be maintained for at least two months, until the completion of works between kilometre 28.8 (the whale’s tail roundabout) and kilometre 29.92 (Patalavaca roundabout). Traffic is to be diverted along the GC-1 main motorway. The closure of the road, which the town hall points out is approved by the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, is to take place after new demands were issued by the...

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Air Europa begin inter-island flights between The Canary Islands

Air Europa this Monday, October 30, start to operate flights between the individual Canary Islands. The third largest Spanish airline is headquartered in Majorca, a subsidiary of Spanish travel and tourism company Globalia, and a member of SkyTeam. One of their three ATR 72-500 aircraft assigned to the new routes is already on Gran Canaria, while the other two were also scheduled to arrive in the archipelago on Sunday. Two planes, with capacity for 68 passengers, will start the inter-island operations on Monday with flights between Gran Canaria and Tenerife Norte and Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura as well as...

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