Tag Archives: #GranCanaria

Police “neutralise” Las Palmas man with axe 

National Police agents “neutralised” a man on Wednesday May 17th, who was wandering

Gran Canaria’s record tourist expenditure

Gran Canaria saw its highest recorded first quarter tourist spending in history 

The Canary Weekend Tips 19-21 May’17

The hot weather this week looks set to continue in to the weekend, and there are lots

Newsbrief: Irish national detained for large quantity of drugs during pride event

Policia Nacional have detained a 28 year old, of Irish nationality and with initials C.D, as alleged perpetrator of a crime against public health having discovered 25 cubic centimeters of liquid ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine all hidden in his underwear during the pride event in San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Nearly 400 SPAR delegates from around the world have come to the island

“Miss Summer International” pageant

San Bartolomé de Tirajana will play host to the parading of more than 15 young women 

Mogán beach reopens for swimming

– The Health Inspectorate of the Government of the Canary Islands has reopened the beach for bathing

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) have issued a yellow advisory

Six Blue Flag beaches for the south

The Blue Flag environmental program announced last week that the Canary Islands have

Events: ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’ August

Three days filled with music are being planned for the first ‘Maspalomas Music Festival’

Mogán Council close and fine four bars

In Mogán town hall on Tuesday an “extraordinary and urgent” plenary council session

The Saint: Las Palmas V Barcalona

    14/5/17 Las Palmas entertain the mighty Barça for their last home game of the season.

Newsbrief: Nelson Mandela pier repair will cost €600,000 and last three months

The repair work to the Nelson Mandela pier in Las Palmas, which was hit by a Naviera Armas ferry on April 21, will cost €600,000 and last three months, according to the president of the Port Authority of Las Palmas, Luis Ibarra. They first need to dismantle

€3.7 million for the GC-500 boulevard

San Bartolomé de Tirajana and the Canarian Development Fund, FDCAN, have agreed

Playa de Mogán closed due to sewage leak

A spill of fecal sewage water has been detected in the area of ​​Playa de Mogán

The Canary Weekend Tips 12-14 May

Another lovely May weekend ahead with some amazing events going on including the FIMAR

Events: Sea Fair FIMAR in Las Palmas

The International Sea Fair begins this Friday in Las Palmas. The fair includes 91 companies

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

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

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)

The Canary Weekend Tips 5-7 May’17

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

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

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

The Neptune of Melenara whole again

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

€47,000 for reasphalting in Arguineguín

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