Category Archives: Community

Gran Canaria: 42 migrants make landfall

The usually tranquil Playa Las Carpinteras was the scene of a humanitarian effort last night

Global bus changes to Mogán schedules

Global Bus is implementing new schedules on several routes over the month of September

€204,000 renovations for SBT schools

During the summer holidays the council of San Bartolomé have carried out  numerous renovations

€500,000 for Mogán’s promenade project

A €1/2million investment from the State Budget has been awarded for the Costa Mogán promenade project

An important month of Fiesta del Pino in Teror

The Fiesta of Nuestra Señora del Pino (Our Lady of the Pine) is the most important event in Teror

€100,000 renovations for Mogán schools

Mogán city council has been busy during the summer months with vital schools maintenance 

€185 million for Rural Development Plan

European Commission approves the Rural Development Programme of The Canary Islands.

Perez: “We will not pursue residents”

The mayor of San Bartolomé, said yesterday that “the council will not prosecute permanent residents

€770 fine for stealing a Las Palmas bicycle

The Court of Instruction Number 5 of Las Palmas has sentenced a 31 year old man for the theft of a bicycle

Over 230,000 calls to 1-1-2 so far in 2015

The 1-1-2 emergency call centre has served more than 230,000 people in the first six months of this year.

13,000 tonnes of contaminated stones

The municipality of Mogán is claiming €12,600 from the insurer of the Russian trawler ‘Oleg Naydenov’

Fake Mercadona promotion survey

Policia Nacional are alerting the public about a fraud through mobile app whatsapp

18 year old arrested for threatening minors

Policia Nacional agents have arrested an 18 year old boy for allegedly threatening minors.

Mogán Mayor favours limiting property use

The mayor of Mogán, Onalia Bueno, has said she is in favor of regulating the use of property in tourist areas.

Maspalomas ITV open for business

ITV Maspalomas has opened its doors for MOT’s. Opening hours are from Monday to Friday 09:00-13:30

5th Bio@gaete Festival 21-23 August

The 5th Bio@gaete Cultural Solidarity Festival 2015 is to be held 20-23 August in Puerto de las Nieves 

Playa de Mogán’s desalination plant

A new desalination plant is to be built in Playa de Mogán. Canaraqua has been contracted for the development

Tourism Plan “will not expropriate property”

The San Bartolomé de Tirajana PGOs will not expropriate tourism property The SBT town hall has today issued

URBAN-TOURISM PLAN causing panic

A number of worrying reports have come to light about a new planning doc due to be passed

Mogán joins Medianías Commonwealth

Mogán council has approved the municipality joining the Intermunicipal Commonwealth of Medianías.

Mogán public pools to publish water quality

Public pool water maintenance  is essential to ensure optimum hygienic conditions for users.

More recycling in San Bartolome de Tirajana

San Bartolomé de Tirajana has 20 new top loading 3000 litre yellow containers, for recycling.

The Canary weekend tips 7-9 August

With the Rum festival in Arucas unfortunately suspended, what to do this weekend? 

New vehicles for Maspalomas services

San Bartolomé de Tirajana has announced some new vehicles for the Policia local, and Protección Civil.

New investments for the Canary Islands

The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism are to make new investments in telecoms, tourism and energy

Speed campaign catches 1653 vehicles

During the seven days, between 20-27 July, the campaign of surveillance and speed control on Spanish roads

‘Sparring’ dog left in critical condition

Pictures and video of animals in distress in this article, discretion advised.  

The Canary Weekend tips 31 July – 2 August

We know you got Soul! If you didn’t you wouldn’t be here!! An awesome weekend to visit the sunny south 

“Maspawood” Carnival Poster competition

The poster competition opens for the “Maspawood” International Maspalomas Carnival 2016.

Las Canteras beach, ‘Q’ for Tourism Quality

Las Canteras beach in Las Palmas has renewed its Q certificate for Tourism Quality