Archive for: April, 2005

The sunshine of their smiles

  Excitement was mounting in the UK as a group of youngsters counted the days to their holiday of a lifetime on Tenerife. They are due to touch down at southern Reina Sof�a Airport on Friday, May 6 as guests of Tenerife Sur Lions Club for a two-week visit that is the highlight of the […]

Monday Singles League – Week 6

Results Tish Hallam 7-22 Dave Playford Jackie Playford 23-7 Bill Hunt Marie Marchant 8-23 Tony Quinan Paul Hunt 17-12 Cathie Burgess Brian Burgess 21-9 John Marchant Marie Marchant 11-21 Jackie Playford Cathie Burgess 8-17 Dave Playford League Bob Booton 5 10 Brian Burgess 5 10 Dave Playford 5 8 Paul Hunt 6 8 Tony Quinan […]

Winter Gardens Open Day

The centre provides 8 rinks available for play throughout the day and during the evening there is floodlighting when required. Seventy children and adults turned up throughout the day to experience the facilities and the art of this game, which is so popular. The visitors were greeted and introduced to the bowls, which are called […]

CD Tenerife

The lads had planned a quiet Sunday night in, but, at the 11th hour, they cancelled and went home instead. A threatened Santa Cruz stadium sit-in by 11 squad members was called off when news that a wrangle over payments due from last year had been resolved was received just minutes before the kick-off. With […]

SPET reports positive balance for 2004

Cabildo vice-president and the island’s tourism chief, Jos� Manuel Berm�dez, points out: "The majority of promotional drives planned (94%) were carried out in 2004 which means the total percentage of budget spent is 86 per cent."   SPET’s global budget for 2004 amounted to 7.4m euros of which four were spent on promotional drives including […]

G day!

The budget will start at more than 136.4 million euros with the 620m dock is expected to be constructed in four years. The European Commission verdict on the environmental impact of the scaled-down scheme will be announced on 28 June and the contract should be awarded by the end of that month. Five bids were […]

Number of Police still below target.

The recruits will push the number beyond neighbouring Adeje’s 117, but Arona Mayor Jos� Alberto Gonz�lez won’t be satisfied until a target of 150 is reached during his term of office.  He said that many were needed because the local population of at least 60,000 was swollen by thousands of tourists in Playa de las […]

More disruption for local traders

Tourism Councillor Miguel �ngel Santos told a group of business people that the work scheduled between Hotel Iberostar Bouganville and CC Pueblo Canario in Playa de las Am�ricas was an opportunity for them to renovate and make alterations. He said their trade was an important tourist activity and modernisation was necessary to satisfy potential clients […]

Local water sports under the spotlight

The show will feature programmes on kayaking, kite surfing, sailing, diving, windsurfing and Hawaiian canoeing taking place at different places on the coast like Playa de las Teresitas, Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz harbour, Radazul and El M�dano beach.This summer some 178 courses are being organised in kite surfing, sailing, water skiing, canoeing, diving, […]

Water treatment plant ready for use

The project, which has been under construction since 2003, was undertaken in response to the demands of the local farmers and the water treated at the plant will satisfy 33% of the agricultural water needs in the area.  The Canarian Government has financed 1,155,000 of the 4,200,000 euro project and the Cabildo has provided 700,000 […]

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