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Volunteers in big clean-up

It was an early morning start for volunteers who got the popular Playa Jardin spruced up following festivities for the night of San Juan in Puerto de la Cruz. A special cleaning and waste collection operation began at 5.30am in the morning and involved more than 60 people. Separate containers had been placed on the beach ...Full Article

“We are here to help” says San Miguel de Abona

San Miguel de Abona council is reminding people with limited resources that they might be eligible for aid for the purchase of prescription glasses, oral and ...Full Article

Unattended suitcase prompts shopping centre evacuation

An unattended suitcase caused a major bomb scare on Gran Canaria when an entire shopping centre had to be evacuated. The incident happened at the Centro ...Full Article

Costa Adeje “within noise limits” but council to tackle various issues

Costa Adeje is to take action to address noise issues in the area, even though the permitted European levels are adhered to. The specialised company AAC ...Full Article

Social Security fraud operation leads to 19 arrests

The authorities are continuing to clampdown on Social Security fraud in the Canary Islands. Nineteen people were recently arrested and a further 23 are being investigated ...Full Article

Further investment in waste collection service

Granadilla de Abona, through the public company Sermugran, presented two new collector vehicle units that join the fleet of the urban solid waste collection service. This ...Full Article

Arona leads fight against south’s “unbearable” traffic jams

Infrastructure still in 20th century, say council leaders. Arona council is leading the way in urgent calls to stop horrendous traffic jams in the south of ...Full Article

Hoisting of Blue Flag begins summer activities at El Socorro

Los Realejos has marked the start of summer with the hoisting of its renewed Blue Flag on the beach of El Socorro. Representatives of the various ...Full Article

Fatal knife attack in Santa Cruz

A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a knife attack in Santa Cruz. The victim is another man, aged 25. Both are ...Full Article

Ancient ceremony of bathing of the goats

A huge crowd gathered in Puerto de la Cruz to watch a revived ancient ceremony, the bathing of the goats. This was one of the last ...Full Article
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