Category Archives: Community

New Bricomart DIY store open Wednesday

The first Bricomart ‘warehouse’ store in the Canary Islands is opening to public for the first time

Carnival Costa Mogán 14-19 March 2017

Carnival Costa Mogán 2017 starts this Tuesday, March 14th. The theme for this year

Portuguese man o’ war on Gran Canaria shore

Over the last month there have been multiple sightings of brightly shimmering sea creatures

International drugs & money laundering bust

The Guardia Civil’s recent operation ‘Deambular VI’, has led to the arrest of 12 people

A working history of Gran Canaria’s women

The quiet, invisible work of women has played a fundamental role in the traditional culture 

Policia Nacional detain seven pickpockets

Policia Nacional last week detained six men and one woman, all of Romanian nationality

2017 Maspalomas International Carnival

Maspalomas Carnival starts tonight, Friday 3rd March and runs until the 12th March 2017

CCTV & WIFI in Parque Sur Maspalomas

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has announced works are beginning 

New asphalt in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

The Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana say they have completed the new plan

59 migrants rescued, including a baby

The Salvamento Maritimo (Maritime Rescue) managed to save 59 people last Thursday

€650,000+ investment for Port of Arguineguín

Vice-President of the Canary Island government and the councillor of public works

Orange €2.6 million fiber optics plan in SBT

The mobile network operator Orange España has begun deployment of a state-of-the-art fiber

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

Gran Canaria Airport has handed over, to the municipalities of Ingenio and Telde

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

At every Carnival a Grand Lady is elected and honoured as the elegant face

In January 11 drowned in the Canary Islands

Eleven people lost their lives in the Canary Islands in water-related accidents

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

The airline Canaryfly is offering “Carnival prices” for flights between the Islands.

Puerto de Mogán bus station inauguration

The new bus station for Playa and Puerto de Mogán was officially inaugurated

Puerto de Mogán’s new bus station open

After nearly two years, and apparently no sign of work to finish the seemingly ill fated 

Major progress for Island Animal shelter

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria say they have increased staff and extended opening

Views: Understanding Western Sahara

Our nearest African neighbour is the disputed and occupied territory of Western Sahara

Electronics store fraud arrest in Mogán area

Guardia Civil at the main Mogán post in Puerto Rico, have arrested a 36 year old foreign

Public holidays on Gran Canaria in 2017

There is nothing more colourful than a Spanish Fiesta or local traditional celebration.

Thirty turtles released in Gran Canaria waters

During 2016, 51 rescued turtles arrived at the Tafira Wildlife Recovery Centre

Mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín

The municipality of Mogán is hosting a mobile blood donation unit in Arguineguín 

Mogán presents El Perchel project

The Town Council of Mogán recently presented the proposals to rehabilitate El Perchel

Explosion causes El Tablero building fire

A fire broke out in El Tablero late afternoon on Sunday, at around 18.20, on Calle Costa Rica

Siam Park project expected to go ahead

The Canary Islands Directorate General of Cultural Heritage have commissioned a second report

MetroGuagua transit coming to Las Palmas

The MetroGuagua project is a planned high capacity public transport line