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Author: The Canary

The Saint of Las Palmas: LP v Villareal

  11 May 2018 After losing away on Monday night to Celta Vigo 2-1 in the last min, LP needed to get back to winning ways after Levante won away at Getafe on Saturday night and opening a 4 point gap between the 2 sides fighting for the survival spot. A lively start by both teams, LP have the first attempt at goal, but Calleri’s shot is blocked. Then at the other end, Villarreal play a long ball over the top but Chichizola makes a good save. Good chance there. 18 minutes gone, and very open game with both...

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Las Palmas bus blaze by the GC-3 leaves no-one injured

Not long after 7pm on Sunday night, 11 March, a Las Palmas municipal GuaGua bus caught fire on a roundabout overlooking the GC-3 motorway, near Lomo Blanco (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria). The vehicle was carrying passengers at the time, but there were apparently no injuries after the bus was successfully evacuated.  The driver can be seen, in a video caught of the incident, trying to tackle the flames as firemen arrive, who then extinguish the blaze, to allow Local Police to take control of the situation.  Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share...

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Underwater survey points to 300-year old ship wreck being of possibly British origins

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria last week presented the results of their latest underwater archaeological intervention, carried out during January and February in the waters of El Burrero, on the east coast of the island in the municipality of Ingenio, where an historic eighteenth century British ship has lain for almost 300 years just eighty meters from the shore. The Minister for Culture, Carlos Ruiz, accompanied by the mayor of Ingenio, Juan Diaz, and his councilor for Beaches, Chani Ramos, visited the Club Nautico de El Burrero to see some of the recovered artifacts from this sunken wreck, first...

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New campaign to teach children to actively respect pets

A campaign has been launched to teach Knowledge and Awareness of Companion Animals (Sensibilización y Concienciación Animales de Compañía ) aimed specifically at children, designed to ensure they are not just spectators, but that they return to their homes with what they have learned and become active collaborators in animal welfare. The campaign has been organized by the Town Council of Agüimes, in collaboration with the Official College of Veterinarians of Las Palmas, within the framework of the Comprehensive Program of Responsible Pet Ownership. The town hall say the objective is to lay ethical and civic foundations from early...

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Return of the Saint: Las Palmas V Barca

  1/03/18 After 3 months away, what a great game for The Saint to come back to. Las Palmas are now on their 3rd manager of the season and have a very different looking line up from when they began. Since the new manager Paco Jemez took over, Las Palmas have managed a few good draws plus 2 wins against Valencia and Malaga, which has now moved them up to 3rd from bottom but only 1point behind Levante who sit above the relegation zone. The game starts with Barca looking dangerous and Luis Suarez going close on 8mins. Then...

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