El Hierro in line for conservation award

El Hierro has been nominated for an international award.

The island is on the shortlist for the 2014 accolades from the International Centre for Heritage Conservation in the conservation and restoration category.

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Sword-fighting boy plummets 100ft from eighth floor flat

An eight-year-old child plummeted nearly 100ft from the balcony of an apartment eight floors up and survived.

The boy had a miracle escape from certain death after an awning cushioned his fall on Halloween Night.

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Do you have a regular feeling of fatigue ?

Some days ago, a patient visited our clinic with red eyes, complaining about increasing eye aches over the past two months, notably when exposed to smoke and wind.

He experienced regular eye fatigue and frequently felt exhausted, although not facing any change to his work load.

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London gets a preview of Tenerife’s proposed Motor Circuit

At least a dozen investors have already expressed an interest in finding out more about the future new Tenerife Motor Circuit.

The multi-million euro project is currently out for tender until next February and was promoted at the World Travel Market in London.

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Santa Cruz rearranges popular bike festival

A popular bike festival in Santa Cruz which had to be cancelled because of torrential rain and storms has been rearranged for November 23rd.

The “Fiesta de la Bicicleta” was one of the casualities of the atrocious weather which hit Tenerife on October 19th.

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Gold-fish: why keeping a little fish is still a big task

Gone are the days, thankfully, when you could win a gold-fish at a fair and take it home in a plastic bag.

Nevertheless, gold-fish as well as other types of fish are still popular “pets” but don’t be fooled, even little creatures need a lot of looking after.

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La Orotava already preparing for Carnival

La Orotava is already thinking about Carnival 2015.

An array of events will be held between February 14th and 21st and the countdown has already started by the organising committee.

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Zumba classes for kids

Granadilla council is inviting youngsters to Zumba classes.

From this November, classes will be held every Thursday in the Casa de la Juventud (Youth House) between 5pm and 6pm. These are aimed at children aged between four and 12.

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Las Vegas picnic park proves a great hit

A recreational park and picnic area in Granadilla has proved such a success that it is being improved and expanded.

Pino La Jaba in Las Vegas is a popular meeting place for local people and a mecca for tourists who use it as a starting point to enjoy local walks.

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The symptoms to watch

The first symptom of breast cancer most women notice is a lump or an area of thickened tissue in their breast. Most lumps (90%) are not cancerous but it is always best to have them checked by your doctor.

See your GP if you notice a lump or area of thickened tissue in either breast, a change in the size or shape of one or both [...]

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