Category Archives: Community

Mogán Council’s 7 IGTE project proposals

Mogán Town Council has submitted seven project proposals to the Government

Parque Europeo cleared and sanitised

Municipal services of San Bartolomé de Tirajana this month started the work of cleaning

Newsbrief: Couple detained for forced entry to a house they owned but rented out

Policia Nacional in Telde have detained a 59 year old man and 64 year old woman, suspected of forcing their way into a home they had rented out to tenants. The detainees, and owners of the house, are alleged to have entered the house without consent, pushing one of the tenants

Arguineguín water supply tank works

The demolition,  reconstruction and improvement of the roof, deck and land surrounding

Mogán reasphalts in Puerto de Mogán

The street Explanada del Castillete, located in Puerto de Mogán, and its surroundings have been resurfaced

Mogán to receive €4.25m urban projects

The municipality of Mogán is to receive a total of €4,250,000 in aid for DUSI strategies 

Las Palmas say NO to circuses with animals

The full City Council of Las Palmas have approved, unanimously, an institutional declaration

Trashbin arsonist caught in Maspalomas

Polícia Nacional in Maspalomas believe they have resolved who the perpetrator was

Better care for abandoned animals

The southern municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana put out a public tender

August saw fall in registered unemployed

Registered unemployment numbers fell by 1,884 people in the Canary Islands in August

30 km/h zones in Las Palmas

Las Palmas has launched works to properly indicate 30km/h zones running through various areas

Don’t dump trash or furniture (or people)

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has taken the unusual step of announcing

Gran Canaria small game hunting season

Hunting on Gran Canaria, and other islands, is still a popular  traditional activity

Fishing licenses on Gran Canaria

Lots of people enjoy fishing either inland or in the waters around Gran Canaria.

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 August

August definitely has been a super month indeed for summer heat on Gran Canaria

Fake disabled space parking permits

Over recent years policia local have been detecting evidence of faked disabled parking permits

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 August

It’s the first weekend of August which means museums are open for free visits

The Canary Weekend Tips 22-24 July

With the calima easing up, we move towards another beautiful summer weekend

Two minors detained for Puerto Rico thefts

Guardia Civil in Puerto Rico have detained two Spanish youths, aged 14 and 16

High risk of summer forest fires

Fires have been strictly prohibited since 1 July and so far this month around twenty incidents

Summer heatwave arrives on the Canaries

AEMET has activated a orange level advisory warning (Important Risk)  for Wednesday

The Canary Weekend tips 15-17 July

Water is a main theme right now, especially with Calima winds and temperatures of 38˚+

UK Government ‘Brexit’ webpage

British nationals looking for advice on travelling and living in Europe, following the EU referendum

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

The new tourism product entitled the ‘Las Palmas Experience‘ now includes entry 

Funding for planned Parque Aeroportuario

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria are seeking European funding to build

Final Cabildo go-ahead for new water park

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has once again provided the Loro Parque group 

The Canary Weekend Tips 8-10 July

Another beautiful weekend ahead with plenty of events happening