New fishing plan

New rules are to be drawn up governing fish- ing in the Canary Islands, it has been reported.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has submitted a draft of new regulations which will establish a new management plan.

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Fire drama in Icod

Two people were taken to hospital after a fire drama in Icod de los Vinos.

A 67-year-old man and 19-year-old youth both suffered mild poisoning after inhaling smoke.

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Stairway to Eternity

Chapter II – Part II

The expedition marched westwards out of the green valley, but the days and weeks that followed brought little in the way of new discoveries for Sesortris and his men. No mines, only poverty-stricken villages of a few score people scratching a living from their goats, pigs and sheep. They came across abandoned villages where the wells had dried up and the [...]

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A taste of traditions and times gone by at Guachinche Bibi

With so many wine and dine options available across Tenerife, it’s nice to go back to your roots and have a taste of the island’s heritage.

“Guachinche” is the name given to traditional restaurants in the Canary Islands which usually specialise in barbecued meat and simple home-made produce and wine. Often, the term is used to apply to those establishments which only operate for a few [...]

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Major investment announced for Candelaria Hospital

The Canary Government is to allocate 8.5 million euros towards the planning and construction of a new emergency department at the Candelaria Hospital in Santa Cruz.

The finance was agreed last week and the process will now start for drafting of the technical project. It will be dealt with as an urgent matter, the Ministry of Health adds.

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Man dies at crash scene

Emergency medics attending a traffic accident in Tegueste tried in vain to save the life of a 55-year-old man.

The police received a report on the morning of March 21st about a multiple car crash on the TF-13 about kilometres from Tegueste.

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Wingate School explore the Guanche

Last Thursday, 12th March 2015 Year 1 and Year 5 from Wingate School set out to explore the Guanche life at the Reserva Ambiental at the Hotel Sandos San Blas.

The morning began with a visit to the Multi Media Museum which explores the history of human and plant life from the very origins of Tenerife.

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Women artists exhibit at two venues

“A ti mujer” (“To you women”) is the title of a collective exhibition which has brought together 30 artists through painting, photography and sculpture.

The exhibition, organised by the Department of Culture of the City of Granadilla de Abona, opened on  March 13 and extends through the halls of the Franciscan Convent San Luis Obispo and the History Museum.

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Fugitive found in Canaries

Four days after publishing details of the top ten most wanted UK men in Spain, Shane Walford has been arrested in the Canary Islands.

The former soldier and boxer from Coventry was wanted by West Midlands Police for manslaughter.

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A passion for Easter

Tenerife will be celebrating Easter in traditional style and hopefully, with huge crowds.

Hopes are high that the Easter weekend will be a busy one for the island, with hundreds of thousands of holiday-makers set to benefit from the pound/euro exchange rate.

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