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

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

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

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

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

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

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

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

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

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

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

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

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

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

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

Events: Motor Grande & Puerto Rico Fiestas

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

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

Agents of the Government of the Canary Islands Fisheries Inspection Service have denounced

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

First weekend in May ahead with plenty of events, fiestas and groovy happenings

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

When warning came earlier this week of possible storm weather, we received a call

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

Storm headed for the Islands this Thursday

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has warned of a storm front approaching

The Saint: Las Palmas V Atletico Madrid

   29/4/17 Las Palmas host the champion League semi-finalist Atletico Madrid.

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

€11 million needed for Costa Mogán walkway

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has urged the Government of Spain to include

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite which collided on Friday

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

A ferry from the shipping company ARMAS managed this evening to embed itself into

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian airlines plan to fly to America from the Canary Islands. The decision