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El Hierro combines nature, culture and gastronomy with underwater photography

El Hierro is preparing to celebrate its 21st underwater photography competition which this year will combine nature, culture and gastronomy. This international sub-marine photography contest makes the most of the island’s extraordinary seabed and is backed by the Canary Government as well as public and private entities.Full Article

La Palma to spruce up its network of trails

A cash bonus for La Palma’s Cabildo will lead to improvements in the island’s extensive footpath network. Councillor for environmental services, Juan Manuel González said the work would be ...Full Article

Canary health centres begin flu jabs with special booster for ever 70s

A new enhanced flu vaccine is being offered to all Canary residents over the age of 70. The health department of the Canary Government is stressing this “bonus” as ...Full Article

Animals, including 23 dogs, found in filthy conditions

Police raided a rural finca in Fuerteventura after receiving a tip-off about the mistreatment of animals. Nature protection officers with Seprona, the environmental arm of the Civil Guard, took ...Full Article

Road schemes on La Gomera at stalemate as just 30 per cent of pledge fulfilled

An urgent appeal is being made to the Canary and Spanish Governments for vital road improvements in La Gomera. Cabildo president Casimiro Curbelo said only 30 per cent of ...Full Article

Youngster falls into hotel pool

A ten-year-old boy was taken to hospital after falling into a swimming pool in an hotel in La Palma. The incident happened in the mid-afternoon in Fuencaliente, with the ...Full Article

Woman, 48, dies in head-on crash

A woman has died in a full frontal crash in La Palma. The accident happened on the LP-1 at the height of the Mirador del Time in the municipality ...Full Article

Driver dies as car smashes into house

A driver died after his car smashed into a house in Gran Canaria. The vehicle had been travelling along the road known as the Carretera General de Las Filipinas, ...Full Article

Major boost for Canary rescues as two top-range helicopters join fleet

Minister of Health, José Manuel Baltar, presented in Fuerteventura the two new medicalised helicopters of the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC) of the Canary Islands Government that operate in ...Full Article

Finland loves La Gomera as a healthy option

La Gomera has been promoting itself as a healthy destination in Finland. The Cabildo’s tourism department recently attended in the “I love me” fair dedicated to professionals of the ...Full Article
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