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Winter Gardens Bowlling

Monday Singles League – Week 17Results J. Playford 16-14 P.Hunt D. Playford 23-10 C. Burgess J. Marchant 8-22 T. Quinan D. Playford 10-18 T. Quinan (catch up game) D. Playford 20-12 J. Playford (catch up game)   League Pl Pts Tony Quinan 14 24 Bob Booton 13 22 David Playford 14 20 Paul Hunt  14 18 Brian […]

The power of three

The organisers, Club 220, are expecting over 200 athletes to participate in the three sections of the competition: swimming, cycling and running. The event kicks off with the swimming section, taking in 750 metres within the Bay of El Medano. This will start at 4.30pm. This will then be followed by the cycling section where […]

South�s beaches undergo access improvements

The Leisure and Beach Access Plans drawn up by the Tourism and Social Services departments of the local town hall, aims to provide similar facilities on all the borough’s beaches and has set aside 400,000 euros for this purpose. Access to the beach by way of ramps instead of stairs, wooden walkways to make wheelchair […]

Promotional campaigns start to reap results

Fajardo attributed the projected increase in part to the promotional campaigns carried out on the Spanish mainland, the UK, Germany and Scandinavia. The tourism statistics for the month of June have shown a 1.9% increase compared with June 2004 reflecting an increase in German and peninsular tourists. A ten percent increase in tourists from the […]

Pulling out all the stops

Councillor for Cleaning Services, Jose Luis Gonzalez Rodriguez, explained that the cleaning will take place in Costa del Silencio, Las Galletas, Playa de Los Cristianos and Playa de Las Americas from 2pm until 8pm until the middle of September to help cope with the increase in rubbish due to the influx of tourists in the […]

Saharan youngsters visit Tenerife

The children who live in unstable conditions in the Saharan Desert with a lack of food and water, poor education, poor health care and temperatures of over 50 degrees in the summer, are given the opportunity to experience the Canarian way of life for the months of July and August. Various families in each borough […]

Loro Parque becomes the first zoo in Spain to receive environmental award

The Parque is publicly committed to the conservation of the environment and is the only zoological park in Spain to be included on the European register of organisations which adhere to environmental regulations laid down by the EU administered by the EMAS Eco Management and Audit Scheme. The Loro Parque, which had already been awarded […]

Too hot to handle?

In spite of a slight drop in temperatures across the Spanish mainland, the Civil Protection and the Spanish Department of Health are advising the inhabitants of 23 communities to take special care because of persistent maximum temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees during the day which do not fall below 35 degrees even at night. […]

Folk Festival attracts groups from all over the world

The event, which has been  organised by the La Orotava Town Hall, the Folklore and Cultural Association Magec and the town halls of Los Realejos, Puerto de la Cruz  and Santiago del Teide, will bring together groups from Poland, Northern Cyprus, Slovenia, Portugal and the Canary Islands. Some of the groups taking part include the […]

Families gather to discuss home help service

The meeting was attended by numerous users of the service and their families who received a diploma to certify their attendance. Talks were given by recognised specialists in the home help area. The home help service has been operational for more than ten years and has two workers for every four or five users plus […]

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