Category Archives: News

The latest daily news round-up in English with local reporting direct from our GCHQ on the sub-tropical island of Gran Canaria

TUI Holland chooses the Port of Mogán

The largest Dutch tour operator, TUI Holland, has chosen the picturesque village of Puerto de Mogán

Maspalomas ‘Minute of silence’ for #London

The town hall of San Bartolomé de Tirajana stood in mourning over the murderous attack

Fire in Tejeda brought under control

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria report that a fire in Tejeda has already been brought under control

F18s over Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The Canary Islands have an appointment this Saturday with the F-18 aircraft of the Spanish

€294,000 for Tiritaña tunnel lighting

 The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has awarded the tender to install lighting in the Tiritaña tunnel

San Fernando night of Wine & Tapas

The Fiestas de San Fernando de Maspalomas will celebrate a Night of Wines

The Canary Weekend Tips 2-4 June’17

First weekend of June and its looking marvellous on Gran Canaria. The summer

€1million for new Arguineguín School

Mogán have this month awarded the construction work for a new Arguineguín Children’s School

Blacktower: make your money work for you

SPONSORED PUBLICIDAD: Although officially part of Spain, the Canary Islands

DISA Renewable energy plan for islands

DISA Renovables’ say the company want a wind farm on each of the islands

False claims alarm Canary Island hoteliers

British tourist scams, encouraged by unscrupulous lawyers, making false claims of food poisoning

Workman dies after four storey fall

A worker died on Monday morning, around 11:00, after falling from scaffolding

77 year old woman drowned in the sea

At just after 2pm this Friday afternoon the 112 Emergency and Security Coordinating Centre

Hoteliers say they will not pay false claims

Spanish hoteliers say they are not willing to compensate blackmail.  CEHAT 

The Canary Weekend Tips 26-28 May’17

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

Events: San Fernando fiestas 25 May-4 June

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

Live fire exercise in Las Palmas

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

Fake sportswear at Maspalomas market

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

#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

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

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

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

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

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