Archive for: November, 2005

Winter Gardens New Update

Winter Gardens recently hosted a Celebrity Bowling Week with Double World Indoor Champion Greg Harlow was in attendance along with Graham Robertson.Over the week they conducted various pairs, triples and 4’s competitions as well as some game improvement techniques, including video coverage of the recent world indoor bowls championship which was retained by Greg Harlow.Andy […]

Gritty not pretty

There was no time to lose and much mending to be done. Antonio L�pez, Tenerife’s latest trainer, was realistic. He wasn’t talking about promotion. That had been the aim of the board and predecessor Barrios, but he preferred to take one day at a time rather than set long-term challenges.His football style was attacking and […]

Winter Gardens Bowls

Monday Evening Singles League – Week 1Results C. Perrin 14-11 D. BradleyJ. Playford 24-8 D. PlayfordB. Booton 16-12 T. HallamN. Gardner 24-6 J. MarchantM. Kenward 20-15 I. WalkerT. Quinan 11-14 T.Walker League N. Gardner 1 2J. Playford 1 2M. Kenward 1 2B. Booton 1 2T. Walker 1 2C. Perrin 1 2T. Quinan 1 0D. Bradley […]

The European Bowling Championships in Portugal

The European Mixed Team Championships were held in Portugal between October 29 and November 5 with 13 countries affiliated to the European Bowls Union.The Canary Islands were represented by Jean McCallum, Vicki Evans, Tony Quinnan, and George Tonks, all from the Tiede Bowls Club which bowl at the Winter Gardens Bowls Complex on the Golf […]

Adeje welcomes Royal Visitor

The couple were greeted at the entrance by Regional President Adan Martin, the Regional Councillor for Culture, Carmen Calvo, Government Delegate for the Islands, Jose Segura, Canarian Parliamentary President, Gabriel Mato, the Mayor of Adeje, Jose Miguel Rodriguez Fraga and Cabildo President, Ricardo Melchior. They then joined around one hundred guests in the centre’s auditorium […]

Major overhaul planned for the port

He and his Partido Popular colleagues believed that the commercial activity already developed in the port could go hand in hand with cruise passengers arriving from a variety of destinations.A sum of 600,000 euros had been budgeted for improvements to the headland and pre-embarkation area, and it would be possible to carry out the remodelling […]

Getting �reddie� for Christmas

Tourist resort Los Cristianos is the first area to be treated to a splash of colour with traditional red poinsettias and displays will be repeated throughout the municipality, said Juan Jos� Alay�n, the Parks & Gardens Councillor.   The planting in the town will also be complemented by the placing of arbours with wooden seats […]

Three lanes for the south

The Regional Executive’s Ministry for Infrastructures, Transport & Housing has invited tenders for the drawing up and carrying out of the widening project which will take place on both carriageways of the South motorway.There is a budget of around 72.8 million euros for the scheme taking in about 22 kms of the TF-1 beginning at […]

Talking rubbish

Tenerife was the host for the World Conference on Resource and Waste Management  where the latest international policies on the reduction of waste, the reuse and the recycling of rubbish were presented.The Conference, which was organised by the IRS Institute for Sustainable Resources, was officially opened by Cabildo President, Ricardo Melchior, regional environmental advisor, Domingo […]

Clean up in Las Americas

According to local councillor, Jose Luis Gonzalez Rodriguez, around 10,000 kilos of rubbish were removed from the area which, he explained, was discovered to be in a deplorable state during a routine inspection by Town Hall officials. Gonzalez Rodriguez highlighted the necessity for the area to be maintained as it is seen by large numbers […]

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