Archive for: December, 2005

Snow is falling, all around me, children playing having fun

From 20-28 December an estimated three million travellers will pass through BAA airports. British Airways will be carrying more than a million travellers during the next fortnight. Britain is preparing for the busiest weekend of the Christmas escape as hundreds of thousands travel abroad. More than half a million will travel through the BAA’s seven […]

1ST January 2006 – Time to quit

The new law will prohibit smoking in:Bars and restaurantsCommercial EstablishmentsHospitalsLiftsMedical centresPublic buildingsPublic TransportSchools, Colleges and Universities Service StationsSporting InstallationsWork places In preparation for the new Anti smoking laws which will come into force on 1st January 2006, the Spanish Health Department has begun a television campaign to increase public awareness.Health minister Elena Salgado highlighted the […]

New Officers on Patrol

After a church service held in Adeje’s Santa Ursula church the officers were received by the mayor of Adeje Jose Miguel Rodriguez Fraga and local councillor for Citizen Security Carmen Nieves Rodriguez, as well as local police chief Miguel Angel Morales. The mayor expressed his satisfaction with the work carried out by the force adding […]

Taking the technology to Cabo Verde.

Regional councillor for institutional Relations Angel Llanos presented three computer systems complete with software and accessories to the mayor of the three boroughs on the island at an official ceremony at which numerous officials were also present. By providing the equipment the Cabildo hopes to improve the efficiency of Cabo Verde’s administration system, which has […]

GB Airways increase flights by 200%.

Island councillor for Tourism and Planning Jose Manuel Bermudez explained that during the next summer season GB Airways will be offering a flight between London Gatwick and Tenerife South on a daily basis, flights from Manchester to Tenerife South to six a week.Bermudez also explained that the company is studying the possibility of operating flights […]

103 not out – Granadilla’s Grandad

Antonio Torres Hernandez the oldest man in the borough of Granadilla celebrated his 103rd birthday on December 12th and to celebrate the occasion the local councillors responsible for the old people of the borough, Gerardo Perez Marcelino and Ana Esther Flores Ventura, presented Don Antonio with the title of Honourable grandfather of Granadilla and a […]

Medal Winning Wine

The award is the latest in a long line of medals and prizes won by the wine which is produced in the Valle de Guimar region. The sparkling wine has been recognised for its excellent qualities on numerous occasions since being launched on the market in 2002. A large variety of bottled and labelled wines […]

Veredas Project

The programme forms part of the Veredas project being carried out in the Canary Islands, Madeira and Azores to promote local produce and aims to increase awareness among the island’s youngsters of the importance of conserving, valuing and promoting traditional Canarian products and farming techniques. To complement the programme the Cabildo in conjunction with the […]

Local News Round Up

A step closer to the new hospitalWork on the long awaited hospital for the South of the island has finally begun!IASS Health Service chief Juan Jose Martinez commented that the workmen have been preparing the site for construction, adding that the heavy earth moving machinery will be arriving soon to level off the plot for […]

Tenerife�s first tram is now on the island.

The vehicle, which is the first of the Tenerife service, will be followed by another vehicle every fifteen days until the twenty strong fleet is completed. The vehicle, which is divided into five brightly coloured carriages to enable the tram to take tight curves safely, weighs in at 40 tonnes and has turned out to […]

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