Civil Guard to join tax fraud campaign

Members of the Civil Guard are to be used to help step up detection of tax fraud.

The Canary Government says it will continue its inspections and clampdown which is already saving millions of euros.

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Mini Olympics to be held for second year

The Olympics are on their way to Los Realejos, even if in “mini” form.

Nearly 500 children from nine schools will compete in the second edition of the school games. They will feature basketball, handball, volleyball, swimming and athletics.

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Workshop to encourage fishing industry

Puerto de la Cruz is holding a workshop to encourage people to think about starting up their own business related to fish.

The initiative on October 23rd and 24th is primarily aimed at women but men are welcome if they are involved in the fishing world or have family that are.

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Driver hurt in crash with bus

A tourist in his 70s suffered multiple injuries when his car was involved in a collision with a bus in Guia de Isora.

The accident happened on the TF-47 at Agua Dulce and led to the police, fire brigade, Canary Emergency Service and local road crew all being called out.

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Lanzarote furious over road stalemate

Island leaders on Lanzarote are furious that major road projects might be suspended by the regional government.

Councillor for public works, José Antonio Gutiérrez said they were not prepared to accept any freeze and would do everything within their power to make sure schemes went ahead as planned.

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New kittens and their litter trays

Cats are fussy about toilet habits and kittens usually learn to use a litter tray by copying their mother.

You may just need to show where the litter tray is and place the kitten on the tray after meals, waking from a sleep, or when sniffing, scratching or beginning to crouch and generally looking as if they are about to go!

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WOMAD Festival announced for Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is to host a WOMAD Festival on November 7th, 8th and 9th.

It will be held by the town of Gran Tarajal and is a great coup for the island following lengthy negotiations.

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The future of implant dentistry is in Tenerife

The “Art on Systems” family, developed by the laboratory and the medical team at the Artedental centre in Puerto de la Cruz, is revolutionising the world of implantology with an assortment of high quality treatments, more effective and more economical.

Puerto de la Cruz is placed at the head of dental tourism in Spain and remains unchallenged in implantology of the ultimate generation. It’s a [...]

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More visitors discover delights of Los Realejos

A combination of promoting nature, sport and fiestas as tourist attractions is paying great dividends for Los Realejos.

The local council is delighted that much hard work is bearing fruit, with visitor numbers up 5,323 so far this year and 16,000 since the campaign’s launch in 2012.

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Island helps the disabled

Gran Canaria is continuing to organise various initiatives in its bid to become an accessible-friendly island.

The Cabildo is currently inviting entries for a competition which will reward businesses who think about the needs of people with disabilities.

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