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The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

A busy April weekend ahead with many big events going on. In Las Palmas

The new €50 banknote in circulation

The new €50 bank note, the fourth in the Europa series, came in to circulation on 4 April.

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Mogán is hosting it’s second International Triathlon Challenge

Investigation in to bus overtaking cyclists

The driver of a public transport Global Bus was filmed overtaking a group of cyclists

Canary Islands rents rose more than 6%

Rental properties in the Canary Islands, in March, averaged 94 square meters costing 

More human remains found from civil war

Archaeologists have found human remains in the Tenoya Well on Gran Canaria

Cabildo’s ‘Transforma Gran Canaria 2017’

Cabildo de Gran Canaria has presented and launched an ambitious plan they’re calling ‘Transforma

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

New La Aldea road opens Friday 7 April

The first new section of the long awaited La Aldea road will be put into service

Avocado cultivation areas increased 58%

Spain is the main avocado producer in Europe. Most of the avocados grown

Tragic death of a young woman in Telde

Last Friday, March 31, 34-year-old Ayoze Gil, reportedly went to his mother’s house

Searching for patera south of Gran Canaria

A Salvamento Marítimo (Maritime Rescue) Sasemar 103 aircraft and a rescue boat

Attracting blue & green economy investors

The ‘Best in Gran Canaria’ brand group have earmarked €600,000 to attract investors

The Canary Weekend Tips 31 March-2 April

A beautiful first weekend of April ahead with many events, markets and fiestas happening

A terrible toll, forty years perished

The events leading up to that Sunday afternoon in 1977, as thick cloud fog

Spar Natural to open store in Las Palmas

Spring always brings good news and Spar Natural have announced they will

Switch Off for Earth Hour on Gran Canaria

Cabildo de Gran Canaria is switching ‘off’ on Saturday at 20.30 to join ‘Earth Hour’

Ongoing GC-1 highway works

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started to implement an emergency plan

The Canary Weekend Tips 24-26 March’17

The first weekend of Spring ahead and Summer will be an hour closer this Sunday

Events: “Traditions market”, 25-26 March in Playa de Mogán

The “Traditions Market”, Easter Edition, in Playa de Mogán

Fraudsters swindled over €400,000 from Gran Canaria tourists

Policia Nacional have announced that they have dismantled an organisation 

Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains

The Spanish National Heritage Council have decided after meeting in the capital

Gran Canaria train still in the works

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria, it has emerged this week, is still pushing forward