Tegueste finca has yet another attraction for visitors

If you would like to visit somewhere a little bit different, head for Tegueste and the Finca Los Zamorano.

This popular venue turns the spotlight on organic farming and has a museum about agricultural life in yesteryear, as well as a running circuit for everyone to use.

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Bathers save man

A 20-year-old Italian man was taken to hospital in a critical condition after nearly drowning in Gran Canaria.

The man was pulled from the ocean off the beach of Anfi del Mar in Puerto Rico, Mogán by other bathers.

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Fresh appeal as Güímar suffers more cable thefts

Güímar has once again appealed for the public’s help after suffering yet another bout of copper cable theft.

On this occasion, 800 metres of cable from the public lighting system was stolen from Avenida Venezuela. The haul was worth more than 4,500 euros.

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Canaries to hold first-ever gofio competition

The Canary Government is organising the first-ever “gofio” competition which will be hosted by Puerto de la Cruz.

Gofio is the archipelago’s name for flour made from roasted grains (typically wheat or certain varieties of maize) or other starchy plants (beans, for instance, and fern root). It has a history stretching back to the times of the Guanches and is thought to have been their staple [...]

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Young gymnasts become stars in Italy

Young athletes from the Club Batistana in Santa Cruz have been praised for their outstanding success in rhythmic gymnastics at Spanish level.

The club is the only one in the Canaries to reach the highest category in gym-nastics, both individually and as a group.

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Major investments unveiled for La Laguna

 

Tenerife Cabildo has announced it is to invest 9.1 million euros in La Laguna.

Added to this will be an investment of 15.4 million euros in the next two years in construction of the new Tenerife Science and Technology Park.

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Family-run estate agency changes with the times

With over 30 years’ experience in the Estate Agency industry within the Canary Islands, David Wood has always believed in adapting and evolving his business. His sales and marketing expertise grew to the extent that he became a partner in the largest independent estate agency group in the Canary Islands at the time – The Horizon Property Group S.L.

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Woman hurt in car plunge

A woman was lucky to escape more serious injury after her car left the road and fell several metres onto a track adjoining the motorway.

The accident happened on the TF-5 northbound whilst the car was travelling through the municipality of La Orotava.

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Four charged for crime spree

Four youths have been arrested by police on suspicion of being responsible for a crime spree in Tacoronte and El Sauzal.

They are aged between 15 and 24 and all live locally.

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Arona council pinpoints lack of resources

Arona Council says lack of both manpower and material resources is hampering efforts to keep areas like Palm Mar, Costal del Silencio and Parque de La Reina in the condition they would like.

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