Get out and about to increase your bone strenght

It’s true that our bones tend to lose strength as we get older. But even in later years, there is plenty we can do to slow down bone loss and avoid the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis.

In general, our activity levels tend to drop as we get older. You may feel you don’t have the energy to exercise or that you may harm yourself in some way. […]

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First photo contest produces three winning shots

These stunning shots of Fuerteventura will help to promote the island around the world, including in Poland, Italy, Germany, the UK and France.

They were chosen as the winners of the first photographic competition organised by the Cabildo and will be used for external promotions.

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Canaries promote new Rome flights

The Flight Development Fund run by the Canary Government has led to two new Vueling routes to Rome.

Tourism chiefs were in the Italian capital recently to promote the new service to  Fuimicino airport from Gran Canaria.

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What causes a kidney infection?

A kidney infection (pyelonephritis) is a painful and unpleasant illness cau-sed by bacteria travelling from your bladder into one or both of your kidneys.

It’s more serious than cystitis, a common infection of the bladder that makes urinating painful.

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New virtual office based in convent

Granadilla town now has a virtual tourist information office.

The portal is installed in the Franciscan convent and has an operating system that is visible on the municipal website.

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Countdown to the third Vertical de Güímar

The third Vertical de Güímar will be held on July 5th.

The first two editions held in 2013 and 2014 were a great success and there is much anticipation for another great day.

The event is once again organised by the local council’s department of sport headed by  Pedro Daniel Pérez and is part of the celebrations for the fiesta of San Pedro.

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Your chance to take part in iconic “El Rio” swim

Fancy a swim in the Canary Islands? Then make a note of October 3rd in your diary if you want to challenge yourself to something a little bit different.

This is the date for the 23rd Travesía a Nado ‘El Río’ which is one of the most popular swimming events in the archipelago.

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Rivero presses EU for reserve fund for Canaries

The president of the Canary Government, Paulino Rivero has called on the European Commission to create a reserve fund of 6.3 million euros for the archipelago.

He says the islands should not be discriminated against because of their location and it would be impossible for them to compete against other countries in terms of individual bids.

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Barcelona star gives youngsters the chance to live the dream

Youngsters are being given the chance of a lifetime to enjoy the thrills of soccer success, thanks to FC Barcelona star Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma.

There are 150 places on offer in his summer campus to be held on the campus of La Palmera in San Isidro.

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Tourism chiefs aim to “know” two million visitors

Tourism chiefs in the Canary Islands want to get to know the personal preferences of individual holiday-makers as part of a new campaign.

The “CRM” system was introduced by the Government in 2013 but is now being stepped up to increase its feedback.

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