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Works in Vueltas now completed
Part of the new look Vueltas village showing the newly-reopened bar La Yesca on left  (Image © g omeranoticias ) The remodelling of the fishing village of Vueltas which is also the commercial hub of Valle Gran Rey on La Gomera has been achieved and finished...
Part of the new look Vueltas village showing the newly-reopened bar La Yesca on left  (Image © gomeranoticias ) The remodelling of the fishing village of Vueltas which is also the commercial hub of Valle Gran Rey on La Gomera...
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The new municipal mayors of La Gomera
Angel Piñero of  Valle Gran Rey (Image: gomeranoticias.com ) Valle Gran Rey:  Angel Piñero has been elected mayor of this municipal area on La Gomera last Saturday. His Coalicion Canaria party came out strongest in the recent local elections , winning four ...
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Canary Islands celebrate
Today is Dia de Canarias, the Canary Islands' celebration of all things that make the Canaries so unique and different from their Spanish colonial masters.  There are many events taken place in virtually all towns and villages this weekend, so make sure to ...
Today is Dia de Canarias, the Canary Islands' celebration of all things that make the Canaries so unique and different from their Spanish colonial masters.  There are many events taken place in virtually all towns and villag...
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Casimiro Curbelo (image: islandconnections.eu) The new party of Casimiro Curbelo, the long-time president of La Gomera's government, has won just over 50% of the votes cast in the local elections 2015. Curbelo had started th...
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Local election results for Valle Gran Rey 2015
All votes for the local government of Valle Gran Rey have now been counted and as you can see from the results below there was a major shift in voting patterns, but none of the elected parties will have a majority and forming a new local government will not...
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I  found above short promotional video on YouTube recently. It shows off some of the many contrasting landscapes of the island.
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Small world !
Skazz in full swing at the TLC festival near Macroom I was at the phantastic TLC festival in Co.Cork over the weekend and unbelievably bumped into more than 20 people who all had a connection with La Gomera and whom I had met there. Add to that the atmosphe...
Skazz in full swing at the TLC festival near Macroom I was at the phantastic TLC festival in Co.Cork over the weekend and unbelievably bumped into more than 20 people who all had a connection with La Gomera and whom I had me...
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Man injured as gaping hole opens in road
©Twitter Las Palmas Police IslandConnections.eu reports: MAN INJURED  ‘Swallowed’ by hole in road A Las Palmas man had a lucky escape after falling into a gaping hole which opened up in a road as he was standing on the spot. 28.05.2015 -  The 63-year-old re...
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The results: Canary Islands local elections 2015
Click above to enlarge (Source: Gobierno de Canarias) Above are the results of the elections to the Canary Islands parliament (2015 poll on left, 2011 results on the right). The outcome means that no party will be able to form a government on its own and so...
Click above to enlarge (Source: Gobierno de Canarias) Above are the results of the elections to the Canary Islands parliament (2015 poll on left, 2011 results on the right). The outcome means that no party will be able to fo...
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Local elections today
Political cacti ...and a thorny issue it is as politics in mainland Spain have changed a lot and politics in the Canary Islands even more so. However, more thorny than the political upheaval on La Gomera over the past months it couldn't get, unless... The '...
Political cacti ...and a thorny issue it is as politics in mainland Spain have changed a lot and politics in the Canary Islands even more so. However, more thorny than the political upheaval on La Gomera over the past months...
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Fire alert
With the arrival of summery weather conditions and the dry season in the Canary Islands the risk of fire has increased and precautionary measures have now been taken to prevent blazes. As in most summers on La Gomera, the public barbecue areas have now been...
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Three companies 'interested' in providing new ferry
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The former Garajonay Expres in the harbour of Valle Gran Rey Months of rumours and fruitless waiting for the re-opening of the ferry service

Dragonfly knocking on old door
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Unbelievably the insect's colours are true, even the 'tinfoil tail' which in reality glittered more than in the photo. Nature-created art on

A most unusual playground
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Be good now, Mum and Dad are watching you ! Who dares to go into that cauldron ? There's a very unusual playground in the town of Vallehermo

Spectacular Rockfall and Landslide: New Images
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There was a large rockfall and landslide from the top of Teguerguenche mountain towering over Valle Gran Rey yesterday. Around lunchtime the

Top spots to watch sunsets - Part 2
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Valle Gran Rey is the 'sunset capital' of La Gomera and I want to introduce you to some of the best and most popular locations from where to