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Rumours, traditions, fiestas, sport and that bus station again!

Rumours of recent changes to the law abound, yet the town council has been quick to state that they were not going to ban swimming in the fishing harbour, at least, not yet, I suspect. There would be a public outcry; people have always swum there, it is an age old tradition. Quite why, I struggle to understand, it ...Full Article

Promises made, projects started or stalled: so far, so good?

Half of 2015 gone already! It is hard to believe, isn’t it? Where does the time go? Six months in, so perhaps a fitting moment for a quick round ...Full Article

Casting your vote: it’s a simple process, isn’t it?

Our correspondent Brian Eldridge casts his own personal view over the recent elections. Having survived the media coverage of the UK General Election with my sanity more or less ...Full Article

The new charter: it’s all rubbish really!

When I first moved to Puerto, I have to say I found the town’s whole approach to rubbish collection quite refreshing, not in the literal sense of course, especially ...Full Article

Walkers, markets, San Telmo and all things Puerto!

Tenerife recently hosted an International Walking Festival, a series of organised walks in some of the most popular areas of the island. It was spread over five or six ...Full Article

It’s election year so which projects are still a dream?

So what’s been in the news? What hasn’t, even El Tren (a project which I was convinced had long since been put out to pasture)  has poked its head ...Full Article

Parking problems or just part of the local driving experience?

  Carnival is upon us, perhaps the busiest time of the year for Puerto, and the problems of the town’s road system and parking will once again be highlighted. ...Full Article

It’s just a stroll in the park, only longer!

Keen walker Brian looks ahead to Puerto’s role in the Tenerife Walking Festival. From 10th until the 15th of March, Puerto de la Cruz plays host to the Tenerife ...Full Article

Projects, proposals plans and a few pipedreams

It’s that time of the year again when I normally review the various projects for Puerto, those completed, those started and ongoing and those that are basically still very ...Full Article

Changing times for the weather and changes soon for Puerto?

The arrival of the first snow on Teide last week, early this year I think, was the first indication of the impending winter with its promise of cooler nights, ...Full Article
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