Archive for: September, 2009

Fortune rains in for

It never stopped raining throughout the 18-hole charity competition for Breast Cancer Care in Tenerife, (AMATE), but there were smiles all round afterwards, epecially from legendary darts stars Eric Bristow and John Lowe. The trio of Tony Bolsover, Ray Massey and John Fallows won the three-man-team competition, with Bernie Massey securing the Nearest The Pin […]

Bernard doubles up in style

John Metcalf finished second behind Bernard, with Duncan Wallace third.John Bedworth won the gents’ nearest the pin competition, while there was no ladies’ winner. Sorry girls – better luck next month. The players observed two minutes of silence for Norman Lindskey who, sadly, passed away a few weeks ago. The next Fun Golfers event is on […]

News in Brief

Live Arico Update Our thanks to … All involved at the benefit night at Volare Cabaret Bar on Golf del Sur last Saturday (19th Sept). It was hosted by Suzy Q, and entertainment was provided by Elaine Alexander, Jeff Leyton (and the amazing West End Star) Jeff Leyton, plus, Dave Tracy, Robbie Dominic, Kenny Gee, […]

Zapatero and Obama to hold

It will be the culmination of a Spanish drive to improve relationships over the Iraq war, when George W. Bush was in power in the US.Zapatero will be an official guest in Washington on 13th October – the first time either has been received formally, and the first time the prime minister will have set […]

�Magneto� attracts a lifetime award

The British actor received the festival’s Donostia Award last Wednesday. It is  presented annually to “a great film personality in recognition for his or her work and career”.McKellen said: “I’m very gratified for this Donostia Prize because it’s not just for a character, but for a career.” The veteran actor, best-known internationally for his roles […]

Unemployed reject jobs

The director of Servicio Canario de Empleo (SCE), Alberto Genova, said last week at a press conference in the capital of Tenerife, that "if a system encourages people to be unemployed instead of working  then it has to be changed, because there has to be a system that is more beneficial to be working than […]

Katandra Treetops

More than 100 multicoloured birds inhabit the aviary with the same volume as the auditorium of the Paris Opera! Loro Parque, one of the finest environmental and zoological parks in the world, continues to expand its leisure offering with surprising innovations to delight its visitors, and on the 24th of September it launched its latest […]


PLUS, there’s an added incentive for those customers already with L�nea Directa who wish to renew their insurance during the month of September AND pay by credit or debit card.  Because if they call during September from Monday to Friday, they will be entered into a DAILY DRAW to win FREE petrol vouchers worth 20 […]

Spain profits from Gibraltar millions

The study, published in the disputed British territory, says that businesses in Gibraltar imports goods and services worth more than £174 million from Spain each year –  excluding petroleum products,.The study, based on 2007 figures, was conducted by Bournemouth University for the area’s chamber of commerce. When the 1.5 million tonnes of petroleum products also […]

News in Brief

Boat tragedy of African migrantsDOZENS of Africans were feared dead after a boat heading for Spain capsized before dawn on Saturday off the coast of Morocco.Spanish and Moroccan rescue teams recovered eight bodies, including that of a pregnant woman,Only 11 survivors were picked up – seven men and four women – and four, who were […]

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