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Thomas Cook include Agaete for the 1st time

Thomas Cook include Agaete for the 1st time

Tour operator Thomas Cook have included the municipality of Agaete for the first time

Newsbrief: Detained for up to seven burglaries around the south of Gran Canaria

Policia Nacional in San Bartolomé de Tirajana have detained a 36-year-old Cameroonian national, with 67 previous police records, for allegedly having committed seven burglaries from apartments and bungalows in the south of Gran Canaria. The robberies occurred over the last four months

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

British man drowned in Playa del Inglés

At 13:29 on the afternoon of Friday 12 May an alert was received at the 112 Emergency 

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

Two shopping mall plans for Puerto Rico

The Municipality of Mogán apparently closed the 2016 fiscal year with a budget

Newsbrief: Police seize invasive alien speices, California King Snake, for sale online on Gran Canaria

The GRUMACanarian Police Environment Group on Gran Canaria seized a specimen of the species Lampropeltis Californiae last week, commonly known as the California King Snake (Culebra Real de California in Spanish)

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

83 kilos of fish and 900 sea cucumbers

Agents of the Government of the Canary Islands Fisheries Inspection Service have denounced

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

First weekend in May ahead with plenty of events, fiestas and groovy happenings

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

When warning came earlier this week of possible storm weather, we received a call

Newsbrief: Canarias registered the 2nd highest annual economic growth in Spain

The Canary Islands ended the first quarter of the year with a year-on-year growth in gross domestic product (GDP) of 3.7%, the second highest in the country, after the Balearic Islands (4.2 %). The Independent Authority of Fiscal Responsibility

Spar Natural open 2nd organic supermarket

Spar Natural open 2nd organic supermarket

SPAR Natural, the ecological and health food supermarket, have opened their second 

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

One of the most identifiable symbols of the Telde coast has been restored to its original 

Tender for 24 new Canary Islands routes

Tender for 24 new Canary Islands routes

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports of the Canary Islands Government

€47,000 for reasphalting in Arguineguín

€47,000 for reasphalting in Arguineguín

Mogán town hall has reported that they are spending more than €47,000 

Storm headed for the Islands this Thursday

Storm headed for the Islands this Thursday

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has warned of a storm front approaching

The Saint: Las Palmas V Atletico Madrid

The Saint: Las Palmas V Atletico Madrid

   29/4/17 Las Palmas host the champion League semi-finalist Atletico Madrid.

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

The Canary Weekend Tips 28-30 April’17

Long weekend ahead … again, with Monday May 1st being a day off.  Labour Day

€11 million needed for Costa Mogán walkway

€11 million needed for Costa Mogán walkway

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has urged the Government of Spain to include

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

The Saint: Las Palmas V Deportivo Alaves

The Saint: Las Palmas V Deportivo Alaves

   23/4/17 After some very poor performances away from home, LP were looking

Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Eight beaches had to be closed on Saturday along the north east coast of Gran Canaria

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite which collided on Friday

Circus Animals -Cruelty or Entertainment?

Circus Animals -Cruelty or Entertainment?

Stop Circos Canarias plan to demonstrate this Saturday 22nd

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

ARMAS ferry strikes Las Palmas harbour

A ferry from the shipping company ARMAS managed this evening to embed itself into

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A 29 year old senior member of the Bahraini royal family

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Norwegian airlines plan to fly to America from the Canary Islands. The decision

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

Exquisite royal shrimp stars at ‘Gran Canaria Me Gusta’ food fair

The “exquisite” royal shrimp, raised ecologically 

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

Californian King snake caught in Ayagaures

The presence of the Californian King snake (Lampropeltis getula californiae) continues to spread 

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

The Canary Weekend Tips 21-23 April 2017

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