Stop hogging sunbeds!

Dear Editor

We have just completed a lovely holiday here on Tenerife in a really nice five star hotel.

It’s great to see the island is moving with the times with lots of innovations but there is one thing which is really stuck in the past – sunbed hoggers!

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A tale of conflict and dog’s mess

Dear Madam

I thought it would be interesting for your readers to hear about an incident my brother encountered recently, not here in Tenerife but back in England. I think it might show some of the difficulties people have when dealing with the very controversial issue of dog mess.

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Bank Scam

Dear Editor,

I write with regard to a letter in Edition 510 of your paper regarding a Bank scam.

The author says, and I quote “someone had forged his residency card”.

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Tenerife hopes for 5.2 million visitors by end of year

Holiday-makers are continuing to flock to Tenerife but though delighted, some words of caution have been issued by tourism chiefs.

If the current trends continue, the island is likely to see out 2014 with an increase in visitor numbers of six to seven per cent, bringing the total number to 5.2 million.

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Seagull in my patio

Dear Sir,

We woke this morning to find a seagull….think it’s a Sheerwater..in the corner of our covered patio. A nearby neighbour also has one! They seem un injured…although hard to tell as just sits tight in the corner. My neighbour says his leaves at night, but isn’t positive that’s the case. We have tried to offer it water and some food, but it isn’t interested. [...]

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Stop dumping furniture in the street!

Dear Editor

Does anyone else think the situation with dumping furniture and rubbish is getting worse in the south of Tenerife?

We do. We live in Los Cristianos and people just seem to dump whatever they don’t need or are replacing and expect the council to take it away. Which incidentally they do but I don’t think they have to.

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“Sting” victim left naked and spray-painted in street

A man who thought he was keeping an appointment for his professional services was tied up, robbed, threatened with a knife and then left naked and spray-painted in the street.

His captors, two men, also took photographs of their finished “work of art” and stole all of his clothes, as well as nearly 5,000 pounds, two mobile phones and a tablet.

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Old library to become study hall

Work has started to provide a new use for the old library in Puerto de la Cruz.

The Tomás de Iriarte building is being turned into a “Sala de Estudios” or Study Hall and is expected to be completed by the end of November.

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Mahler´s “Tragic” and Tchaikovsky´s Violin Concerto

Two symphonic giants made up this orchestral concert. Tchaikovsky´s only and ubiquitous violin concerto was deftly played by the Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili, accompanied by the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Michal Nesterowicz.

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A festive reminder

Dear Editor

Could we draw the attention of your readers to two Christmas events coming up in aid of Accion del Sol.

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