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Tenerife honey's sweet success

The “Bee’s Eye View of Teide”, which attracted 40 people, was staged in association with the Teide National Park and Tenerife’s Casa de la Miel (Honey Centre in El Sauzal), run by the Cabildo.     The walkers, accompanied by beekeepers from the Casa de la Miel, were taken on a tour of the history […]

Live Arico Update

Procedure for found/abandoned dogsBecause of financial constraints, we have to insist that the public do not visit the refuge out of hours (3-6pm). We do not have the manpower to deal with both the dogs and visitors at the same time. If you find an abandoned dog, please take it to Hospivet Sur in Las […]

News in Brief

Tennis youngsters are all setTHE Cabildo’s Island Tennis Centre in Santa Cruz, managed by the public company Ideco, is staging its ninth Children’s Tournament, “Isla de Tenerife”, from next Friday.As ever, the following categories will be contested: Newcomer, Novice, Youth, Cadet and Junior for boys and girls, and some 200 players are expected to take […]

British Consuls see how

They were there to have a look at the work the Lions are doing in the local community, and how it fits in with that of the Consulate.  The visitors were welcomed by Tenerife Sur President Norman Goodall MBE, who gave them a tour of the facility, which opened just under a year ago.It includes […]

Tourists figures on the rise,

In fact, there was another ray of sunshine all round for the Island this week when overall figures released by the Government’s Research Department of Tourism for that period rose by nearly 9% to 450 554, in comparison with last July.It is no coincidence that the euro against the pound has risen by some 15% […]

Any tomato sauce left?

If you took part in the incredible event, you will definitely have been squashed or squelched because tens of metric tons of over-ripe tomatoes – some 150,000 weighing around  90,000lbs – were hurled in the streets in one hour of madness..The Tomatina takes place on the last Wednesday of August each year, and supporters travel […]

A blistering feat of feet!

Staff from PAL (pure authentic lambs wool blanket trip) joined them on the stroll along the front, from Arona Gran Hotel in Los Cristianos to the Costa Adeje Palace, in La Caleta.In all, the walkers raised a grand total of over 320 euros for the kids, and completed the course much quicker than expected.Rebecca Bennett, […]

Schools are spruced up – in a flash

The funding is coming from the Department of Education and Work, and work is going on around the clock following a late decision to make the upgrades.   It was sanctioned only after members of the school councils met with the management teams of different schools in order to identify areas that needed work. It […]

Tenerife honey’s sweet success

The “Bee’s Eye View of Teide”, which attracted 40 people, was staged in association with the Teide National Park and Tenerife’s Casa de la Miel (Honey Centre in El Sauzal), run by the Cabildo.     The walkers, accompanied by beekeepers from the Casa de la Miel, were taken on a tour of the history […]

A beauty Norte to be missed

The well-established beauty pageant is one of the highlights of the social calender in tha part of the Island, and this year’s competition is being billed as the best yet.      There are 20 finalists competing for the title, and the event is being broadcast live on local television.     Last year, nearly […]

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