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Author: The Canary

Collision in Playa del Cura leaves one injured

A traffic accident occurred between two vehicles in Playa del Cura (Mogán) on the south of Gran Canaria around 7:00 am this Saturday morning leaving at least one driver injured and one of the vehicles upended against a palm tree. Firefighters from Puerto Rico intervened, cutting the roof off one of the cars to rescue the person...

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Gran Canaria Weather: Autumnal cloud with possibility of weak showers

According to the forecast from the Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET, we can expect cloudy intervals in general this Friday on Gran Canaria, tending towards more cloud inland as the day wears on. Temperatures with few changes, around the seasonal norms, with lows of about 16ºC and highs of up to 23ºC in the shade. Variable winds and breezes, prevailing from the north. Saturday too looks likely to start cloudy particularly in the north and northeast, with weak rains possible during the first half of the day, which could be locally moderate rainfall in some areas, giving way in the afternoon to...

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South Gran Canaria’s Global ‘GuaGua’ Bus diversions during GC500 Road Closure

Starting next Monday, November 6 and until the end of the works (estimated to be at least one and a half months), the GC-500 is being closed to traffic between the kilometre points 28.8  (Cola de Ballena (Whale’s Tale) roundabout) and kilometre point 29.92 (Patalavaca roundabout). The Global Bus company have announced that their alternative routes will be as follows: Arguineguín – Puerto Rico: Once at the Arguineguín stop (14001), a change of direction is made at the Cola de Ballena (Whale´s Tale) roundabout, going back to take the GC-1, from where they will go to the preferred stops in Puerto Rico,...

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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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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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