Dairy flies the flag for Adeje cheese and “opens its doors”

An award-winning Adeje dairy has once again been flying the flag for both the municipality and Canary cheese-making.

Montesdeoca, which is located in the Tijoco Bajo area,  took part in the fifth Canary Cheese Fair held at the Pinolere Ethnographic Park in La Orotava.

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Huge crowd cheers on horse racing event

A first-time horse-racing event in Los Realejos has proved a great success with a much bigger crowd than anticipated cheering the competitors on.

Twenty-six horses took part in the “I Carrera de Caballos sobre Asfalto de La Ferruja”  (horse-racing over asphalt).

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The Old Tramway of Tenerife

The ‘Tranvia’ tram service that runs every few minutes between Santa Cruz and La Laguna is not the first electric-powered rail transport on Tenerife. Over a hundred years ago electric trams travelled between those two cities and beyond to Tacoronte.

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Mayors of the north take united stand on Puerto’s new port project

Puerto de la Cruz has no intention of giving up the fight for a proper port for fishing, recreation and cruise liners and will do everything possible to make it become a reality.

This was the main conclusion of an historic meeting between all the mayors of the north of Tenerife who agreed that the economic future of this side of the island depended on it.

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Turtles released on beach

The importance of looking after the ocean and its coastline for the preservation of wildlife has been stressed to Tenerife students.

The Mayor of Santa Cruz, José Manuel Bermúdez and Cabildo president, Carlos Alonso were among guests who attended a turtle release ceremony on the beach of Las Teresitas.

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Spain sets new record for organ donations and transplants

For yet another year, Spain has consolidated its position as world leader in organ donation and transplantation.

The country has set another new record with a total of 4,360 transplant recipients last year – including all-time records in kidney and heart transplants – thanks to the generosity of 1,682 donors (an increase of 1.6 per cent). The Spanish organ donor rate stands at 36 donors per [...]

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Copper thieves posed as electricity company staff

Police have launched a major crackdown on the theft of copper wiring in Gran Canaria.

Over a period of two weeks, five people were arrested, all of them Spanish, for incidents at various sub-stations of buildings in Las Palmas.

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Tenerife man arrested as 17 held for child pornography

Police have made 17 arrests, one of them in Tenerife, as a result of a lengthy investigation into the sharing of child pornography.

Another 12 people have been imputed for distributing images and videos showing the sexual abuse of minors.

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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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