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Dog of the Week – Nacho

Nacho is a young mixed breed dog, small – medium sized who is a great little chap. He was found on the streets a year ago and has been with us since then, so he now really needs the home he deserves. Could that be you? He is fully vaccinated, sterilised and chipped, and our usual adoption fee of 110 [...]

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The way ahead for El Hierro

El Hierro needs to improve its air and sea connectivity if it is to prosper in the future.

Routes, both by plane and boat, have to be increased, the airport needs to be expanded, costs should be lowered and further inroads made into the national and international markets.

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José notches up more honours

A magnificent local runner has become the most successful athlete in the sporting history of San Juan de la Rambla.

José Hernández closed the season with yet another title under his belt after becoming 800 metre Canary champion on the track. The competition was held in Los Realejos.

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Cause to celebrate at Lago Martiánez

Lago Martiánez at Puerto de la Cruz has cause to celebrate as much as Siam Park in Costa Adeje.

As reported elsewhere in this edition, Siam Park was recently presented with the coveted TripAvisor Travellers’ Choice award after website visitors voted it the best water park in the world.

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Alert as car travels on wrong side of TF-1

There were severe delays on the TF-1 following an accident caused by a motorist driving in the wrong direction.

A number of calls were received by the 1-1-2 emergency service at around 9pm, reporting that a car was travelling against the traffic in the area of Barranco Hondo, near Arafo. Alerts were also posted on the 1-1-2 Twitter site.

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Watch Tegueste traditions live on the internet

If you can’t get to Tegueste on September 5th to watch the enactment of a long-held tradition, the town is offering you the next best thing.

“La Librea de Tegueste” will be broadcast live over the internet and in high definition. All you have to do is to visit the municipal website of

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Papa bonita takes centre-stage for festival

The humble potato is anything but that in Tenerife and in Los Realejos, it has a whole festival dedicated to it.

The “papa bonita” is the star of the show in Los Realejos, with the third gastonomic event having opened on July 11th and continuing until August 3rd.

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Coming soon, the big apple

New York route to open up US market.

For all those who live in Tenerife, the prospect of being able to catch an easier flight to New York is an exciting new development.

But tourism chiefs on the island believe there will be a huge benefit the other way round, with American visitor numbers set to soar as Tenerife is marketed as “a dream destination”.

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Free early-morning gym classes

Early-risers are being offered gym on the lovely beach of El Socorro in Los Realejos.

This is one of the best beaches in the north and between 7.30am and 8.30am on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from now until September is one of the best times to enjoy it.

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Come and see the classic cars

El Rosario is expecting a big influx of car fans on July 27th.

As part of the festivities in honour of Nuestra Señora de La Esperanza, around 50 classic and current cars will converge on calle José Antonio Bacallado.

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