Granadilla makes April a special month for discovery

Granadilla is making April a month of leisure and recreation for youngsters from the municipality.

A full programme of activities has been offered in all parts of the municipality, including El Médano, Los Abrigos and San Isidro.

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Santa Cruz welcomes Chile team

Tenerife has once again been chosen by elite athletes for important training sessions.

Santa Cruz was delighted to welcome the women’s basketball team from Chile. The athletes were on the island for technical coaching ahead of an Olympic qualifier.

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A tale of two squares

Talking  of contrasts, here  is a tale of two squares. One is the bright, newly created, beautifully tiled mini- plaza tucked under the road that sweeps from Puerto Santiago to Los Gigantes.

It is, to use a well-worn but very appropriate cliche, a hidden gem.

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A life of contrasts: Tenerife v the UK but who is your winner?

Take a long hard look at these pictures … Can they fail to remind you of something?

Yes: winter and spring back at home in the UK. Well, at least in my part of the world, halfway up the Pennines where even the  sheep are born with chapped faces!

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Man arrested in clampdown on drugs

Complaints from residents about drug use and trafficking has led to the arrest of a 39-year-old man in Santa Cruz.

Officers were carrying out surveillance in the area of Santa María del Mar when they had cause to speak to the man who was in a car near a plaza.

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Live Arico Pets Animal Welfare Supporters (PAWS)

Dog of the Week – Blackie

Blackie is a young Spaniel cross, who was left tied up on a roof terrace with little shade.  He is now happy, healthy and good to go. Would you like to meet him? If so, call Sue on 629 388102 for more information. Adopt don´t buy!!!

Sangha @ The Smokehouse.

We will be holding a fundraising dinner at Howards Smokehouse, Golf de [...]

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Major learning boost as San Isidro gets new UNED centre

San Isidro is delighted to have become part of the largest universities in Europe with the official opening of a new long distance learning centre.

Guests at the inauguration of the local classrooms for the National Distance Education University (UNED) included the Mayor of Granadilla de Abona, Jaime González Cejas. He was joined by representatives of the educational organisation and councillors.

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Spain’s record-breaking tourism will be the engine for growth

The Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, inaugurated the 15th World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit together with the President of the Autonomous Region of Madrid, Ignacio González; the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai; and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the WTTC, David Scowsill.

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Upward trend for Santiago del Teide

There is delight in the Santiago del Teide municipality as occupation trends continue to be on a high.

The local council says figures for March continue the upward trend.

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Deadline looms as banks ask customers for their documents

Bank customers are being warned that their accounts could be blocked if they fail to comply with new regulations under the Money Laundering Act.

Branches throughout Spain, including Tenerife and the rest of the Canary Islands, have been requesting customers to produce documents to prove where their specific source of income comes from and to enable records to be updated.

The cut off to act is [...]

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