Shrove Tuesday blue skies & strong seas

Blue skies predominate on Tuesday throughout the Canaries, with temperatures around 17˚-21˚C

Shrove Tuesday blue skies & strong seas

Newsbrief: The SBT Town Council have improved visibility and safety in 22 pedestrian crossings

The Town Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has improved lighting in 22 zebra crossings in the municipality. The new public street lights were installed to increase and improve the visibility and security at pedestrian crossings

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Canary Islands airports have installed almost 30 devices to collect information 

“HappyOrNot” surveys in Canarian airport

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Two wild donkeys are causing a small internet sensation in a video recorded

Meanwhile on Fuerteventura…

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

There was some rainfall yesterday on all the islands, in some places intense and intermittent.

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

A festival for the humble potato is to be celebrated in Firgas on the north of the island

Events: ‘Fiesta de la Papa’ in Firgas

59 migrants rescued, including a baby

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

59 migrants rescued, including a baby

Newsbrief: End of high EU roaming charges in sight, to begin June 2017

A European Union political agreement between the representatives of the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission has been announced as a final achievement that looks set to finally make proposals for the so-called “roam-like-at-home” project start working as of 15 June 2017

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

Nothing particularly unusual this week for February on Gran Canaria

Weather: Some rain cloud to the north, temps fairly constant

€650,000+ investment for Port of Arguineguín

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

€650,000+ investment for Port of Arguineguín

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

The president of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales has announced

Cabildo allocate €8m for Metroguagua

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 February

It’s a perfect Carnival weekend ahead, though there is a small chance of rain on Sunday

The Canary Weekend Tips 17-19 February

Police seize 18 wild rabbits for sale on net

The General Police Corps Environment Group (GRUMA) have seized 18 adult rabbits

Police seize 18 wild rabbits for sale on net

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

Orange €2.6 million fiber optics plan in SBT

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

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

Ingenio & Telde get lost & unclaimed items

2017’s first prescribed summit forest fires

The forestry staff from the Cabildo de Gran Canaria have started the prescribed fires season

2017’s first prescribed summit forest fires

New Maspalomas sun loungers & parasols

The south coast tourist municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has set up 2753 new sun 

New Maspalomas sun loungers & parasols

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

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

Grand Lady of Las Palmas Carnival 2017

Drones to battle illegal fishing on the Islands

The Canary Islands’ Government Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Water is using drones

Drones to battle illegal fishing on the Islands

Gran Canaria expects Showers by Saturday

For Friday the north of the island, cloudy skies generally, with showers expected during the first

Gran Canaria expects Showers by Saturday

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

….Carnival time has arrived and, with rain predicted, it could be a wet start for the festivities

The Canary weekend tips 10-12 February

Tropical fruits seized on Gran Canaria

The Ministry of Agriculture seized exotic tropical fruits in the Mercalaspalmas

Tropical fruits seized on Gran Canaria

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

San Agustín in Gran Canaria´s deep south will host its third Soul Festival,  28-30

3rd Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival

Hispania acquires four hotels on Gran Canaria

Real estate investors, Hispania, last month acquired 100% of Dunas Hotels & Resorts,

Hispania acquires four hotels on Gran Canaria

In January 11 drowned in the Canary Islands

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

In January 11 drowned in the Canary Islands

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Friday afternoon on Gran Canaria has brought predominantly cloudy skies particularly to the north

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Gran Canaria’s best ever tourist numbers

After receiving over 4.2 million visitors in 2016, Gran Canaria officially recorded

Gran Canaria’s best ever tourist numbers

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

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

Canaryfly’s Carnival prices between Islands

Guide: Las Palmas Carnival 2017

The Carnaval de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, one of the most famous events in Spain

Guide: Las Palmas Carnival 2017