Scene set for a fantastic “White Night” and lots of surprises

La Laguna is promising a night of magic and surprises with activities for everyone on Saturday, November 29th.

This is the occasion of the sixth edition of “Noche en Blanco” (“White Knight”), a pioneering initiative which has become a reference point in the Canary Islands.

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Theft of suitcase from Titsa bus

Dear Sir/ Madam.

For your readers’ informa-tion. A lady friend of mine was travelling from Ireland and using the Titsa bus service to get her to her friend’s Apt in Playa da la Arena on Wednesday 5th November. On arrival she discovered her suitcase had been stolen. Just to remind people to be aware when travelling.

Thank you .

Dominick Kennedy

 

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A thank you from Mrs Margaret Green

Margaret personally would like to thank all those many friends and family who have helped, comforted, fed, and chauffered her during these last three years. My sister and brother-in-law who joked they had become my ga0lers because they never left my side for about six weeks, Soli and Nieves who brought flasks of coffee all the way up to S/C because they knew I didn´t [...]

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Important changes to English intestacy laws

The law of England and Wales on intestacy, dying without a will, has been changed.

The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act of 2014 has substantially changed the law. Previously where a husband, wife or civil partner had not left a will and there were no children the surviving spouse or partner received the first £450,000 and half of the rest. This has been changed and [...]

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Traditions, wine and some quirky fun at Icod de los Vinos

For something rather different to enjoy, why not head for Icod de los Vinos for the “Tablas San Andres 2014″?

Every year, this delightful town celebrates the arrival of the new wine season and will be doing so again with various events between November 22nd and 30th.

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Annual walk invites entries

If you like hiking, get your name down now for the 20th Camino Guanil walk on December 6th.

This popular event takes in Vilaflor – Ifonche – Taucho and takes in a route of 14.5km with a duration of five to six hours.

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Artists in show of solidarity

A group of talented artists are displaying their work in Tegueste to raise money for a worthy cause.

All proceeds from the exhibition will go to “Manos Unidas”, a Catholic organisation which helps those in need in third world countries.

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Third time lucky for bike event?

A popular bike festival due to be held in Santa Cruz on November 23rd was cancelled for the second time because of the bad weather.

The city council took the decision because of the forecasts for heavy rain and storms which the island sufferd during the week and into the weekend.

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Palm Mar, the pretty village which won’t tolerate dos mess!

Palm Mar, a few miles from Los Cristianos, is one of the prettiest and nicest places you could hope to live in or to visit.

But, like many places in Tenerife, south and north, it has a problem. Dog mess.

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Drug peddling in plaza

A 49-year-old man was arrested in a shopping centre on Gran Canaria, one of the locations he was said to be selling drugs from.

Police were tipped off about the trafficking in various areas, including a leisure centre and a public plaza.

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