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Pensioner, 78, arrested for growing marijuana

A 78-year-old man has been arrested for cultivating marijuana. Civil Guard agents belonging to the Nature Protection Service (Seprona) raided his house in Gran Canaria and found the plants being grown in a green-house.

Fifteen playgrounds to be improved in nine Arona locations

Arona is to improve and repair 15 playgrounds in nine areas of the municipality. The playgrounds are in Túnez, La Sabinita, La Florida, Cabo Blanco, Las ...Full Article

Stubble fire in barranco

Firefighters were faced with a difficult task when a stubble fire broke out in Valle San Lorenzo. The site was on the side of a barranco ...Full Article

Hunter airlifted after park fall

The GES helicopter had to be called in after a hunter fell and injured himself in La Orotava. The accident happened within the Teide National Park ...Full Article

More electricity towers removed in environmental clean-up

Los Realejos is continuing its environmental cleaning project with the elimination of 700 metres of aerial wiring in Palo Blanco. The local council and Endesa have ...Full Article

Santiago del Teide improving its beaches

Santiago del Teide council will soon start work on the first phase of the works to the beach of Los Guios. Recently, the deputy delegate of ...Full Article

Almond blossom provides an inspiration as wedding designers take centre-stage

The bridal and ceremonial walkway “Gran Canaria Bridal Collection 2017” has welcomed the signatures belonging to the newly created Palm seal “Isla Bonita Moda”. This is ...Full Article

Hiker falls in Teide National Park

A 31-year-old woman of Swiss nationality suffered a moderate leg injury when she fell whilst out walking in La Orotava. The emergency rescue group was called ...Full Article

Northern mayors call for end of TF-5 traffic congestion with special lane

The mayors of the north of Tenerife have issued a joint call for action to solve traffic jams on the TF-5 and have suggested a special ...Full Article

Cocaine worth 100 million euros seized near Canaries

Police in Spain believe they have caused a major dent in drug trafficking after seizing cocaine worth 100 million euros in a dramatic high sea raid ...Full Article
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