Archive for: September, 2007


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The answer of the Prize Sudoku from Issue 520 (21.09.07) was: 55The Winner of the goodie bag is:Brian burgessYou have until the 28th October to pick up and use your prizes from the Canarian Weekly offices in Las Chafiras.

Raising Funds

Two rowers Peter and Pedro present a cheque for €6.000 to Loly, Director of San Lazaro, Martha Dos Charity in La Laguna, also in picture Blanca Consejal for social services La Laguna and Eddu one of the residents at Martha II. The proceeds were raised from their recent ocean going trip.

August Tourism Figures

The number of visitors to Tenerife this year was similar to the same time period in 2006, unlike the beginning of the year where a deficit was noted. Vice-President for Tourism, Jose Manuel Berm�dez SAID, “we cannot get away from the fact that the tourist indicators when comparing the present situation with the growth of […]

Plaza de Espana

The aim of the project is central to the philosophy of improving the areas where people live and work, optimising their surroundings and creating space where people can relax.   The tree lined area will be made stunning with the use of decorative marble.

Too hot for wine

The poor harvest is anticipated due to the effects of the bad weather (rain and heat at the wrong times of the year) are the growers in the south of the island, where the figures are down by an average of 60% compared to last year.     Tenerife‘s biggest wine area -Tacoronte-Acentejo- has suffered […]

Supertramp leader Roger Hodgson live in Tenerife

It will be the first time that the rock legend performs in the Canaries. The concert is on 13 October at the Pabell�n Santiago Mart�n. Tickets cost 25, 30 and 35 euros and are available from El Corte Ingl�s, the Cajacanarias bank’s online ticket service Caja Directa, Tiendas Tipo, Viajes Insular, la Camisoteca and Sonora […]

The Air�s Electric

The mayor of Arona, Jose Alberto Gonz�lez Rever�n, proposed one week to the President, Ricardo Melchior, that in the future it would be better to bury the high tension cables thus taking advantage of the works that will be carried out in relation to bringing a train to the south; because the present electricity pylons […]

Operation Celia

The defendants are M.A.P.G., of 32 years of age, and P.P.P.G., of 25 years, both neighbours in Arona. Both of their computers were seized from the addresses where the alleged crimes took place. Altogether, the Civil Guard arrested 15 people in 16 provinces. According to sources Operation Celia took place in the provinces of Alicante, […]

Local News Round Up

BMW X5 Car ChaseTwo men who gave police the slip after a 25km motorway car chase are still being hunted in the La Matanza area of Tenerife. The pair were driving a top of the range BMW, on Wednesday afternoon, around 6pm, which police tried to stop at a routine checkpoint. The car failed to […]

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