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Here’s to The Kind Hearted

Here’s to The Kind Hearted

In just four minutes you will see that your faith in humanity really can be restored… the kind hearted are not usually the ones who are demanding donations. They are often the last to ask for help themselves. They are more usually the ones who are donating. They donate their time freely, they do things […]

New €10 banknote

New €10 banknote

The €10 banknote of the Europa series will enter into circulation on 23 September 2014. “It’s essential that everyone who uses euro banknotes can continue to do so with complete confidence. That’s why we’re introducing the Europa series”, said Yves Mersch, the ECB’s Executive Board member responsible for banknotes. The note is more resistant to […]

The third Travesía Maspalomas was a great success!

The third Travesía Maspalomas was a great success!

Crossing Maspalomas 2014 with Canaragua- Travesía Maspalomas More than 500 participants took part in Gran Canaria’s 3rd Travesía Maspalomas on Saturday swimming in three different challenges ranging between 1000m, 2000m from Playa Meloneras (opposite Pasito Blanco) and an epic 7,800m swim from El Pajar (near Arguineguin!). Sponsored by Canaragua, this has to be the most […]

Possibile cloud in The Canaries with a small chance of rain to the west

Possibile cloud in The Canaries with a small chance of rain to the west

Slight cloudy intervals will increase this afternoon in the interior of the islands, with a small possibility of occasional light rain on the islands of greater importance in The Canary Archipelago, according to the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (Aemet). Temperatures will continue for a day or so more with little change, a minimum of 16˚ on El Hierro in the […]

Las Palmas v Alcorcón

Las Palmas v Alcorcón

- an English fan’s view on the beautiful game direct from the stands of UD Las Palmas, Paul Gilliam is…     Top of the table Las Palmas host 8th Place Alcorcón on a perfect night for sub-tropical football – 20/09/14  In the 3rd minute a free kick for the visitors turns out to be a […]

The first park-and-ride in Las Palmas

The first park-and-ride in Las Palmas

The mayor of Las Palmas, Juan José Cardona last week opened a new park-and-ride facility for 1,000 cars in El Rincon, just off the GC2 to Agaete.  Termed aparcamiento intermodal in Spanish. The park-and-ride concept is already widely used throughout Europe and has now come to Gran Canaria. For €2.50 visitors can park for between two hours and upto 24 hours […]

Santa Lucia celebrates 200 years

Santa Lucia celebrates 200 years

St. Lucia’s celebrations Tuesday marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the parish, which grew to become one of the most important municipalities on the island. From their modest beginnings with just 1,200 residents, the population has grown to 67,000, with a thriving economy surrounding the Southeast corridor. The present parish church was built in the early twentieth century […]

The Cabildo announces new road works for Palmitos Park

The Cabildo announces new road works for Palmitos Park

Last Friday, September 12, the Second Vice President and Minister of Public Works and Infrastructures, Carlos Sánchez announced the works to improve the road to Palmitos Park , one of the most popular theme parks in the  south of Gran Canaria , starting this week. The works, spanning nearly four kilometers of road, will operate at night […]

The Long Walk

The Long Walk

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