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Archive for: September, 2010

Keep-fit class is a doddle for dogs

It was probably the most gentle session ever experienced by Canarian Weekly’s fitness expert Danni Byrne. But it won’t be so easy for mutts or masters/mistresses next time around because Danni plans to put them all through the hoop! The new dog/owner fitness club, launched jointly by Aktiontier dog refuge’s Karen Clack and Danni, was […]

News in Brief

Wednesday Club’s first birthday THE Wednesday Club celebrates its first year on 29th September, which is, of course, next Wednesday.  The Club has shown a steady growth in membership throughout the year, and has proved the need for a get-together place for older or lonely people, where they can enjoy a bit of fun. There […]

Arconada axed!

GONZALO ARCONADA has almost rewritten the Tenerife history books in the last few weeks. His axing as manager after just four matches is a record which may never be broken. He becomes the shortest-serving full-time boss after overseeing the club’s worst start to a season since 1959. Last Saturday’s home defeat by a dogged-looking Celta […]

Finals Night promises a feast

This is, without doubt, one of the highlights of the season. We have witnessed some excellent competition in previous years, and the 2010 line-up promises to deliver another great spectacle. Division 1 leaders and hosts, Nauta Bar, have no fewer than ten players involved, including Jusi Sue, who will be taking on Betty in the […]

Flukers on-target at last

In a close match at Target B, which was poised at 4-3 to the Flukers, it was Tomas and his team who took the trebles leg. They will have to win a few more yet to avoid the drop, but you never know. Bar 180 A move up two places to fourth after whitewashing Strikers Bar and losing […]

The Lowe-down on a classic golf highlight!

The former world champion darts star attracted great support for his event, with all 18 tees sponsored for the stableford competition. Such is John’s popularity that the competition was over-subscribed, 25 four-man teams actually lining up for the shotgun start. Together with match sponsorship, plus the putting green and two other donations of 100 euros […]

Waste removal

The Tenerife Cabildo has removed 745 kilos of waste from the coastline of the island, during the campaign, it has been developed during the months of July, August and September in different coastal areas.  This initiative, launched by the Office of Environmental Voluntary Participation and managed by the public company Ideco, has enjoyed the participation […]

Tortoises tea time

British press sources now confirm the haul was found in the Port of Felixstowe by the UK Border Agency in containers from the Canary Islands.   The two tonnes of tomatoes have now been given to Colchester Zoo.   Anthony Tropeano, from the zoo, said: "Our annual bill for feeding the many endangered species… is […]

Winter forecast looks promising

The projections of Tenerife Tourism is that for this coming winter season there will be an increase of more than half a million airline seats to the island compared to the last year, which means, seven million seats, 8 percent more than in 2009. Jos� Manuel Berm�dez commented, it is "good news, fruits of the […]

Spain tourism continues to grow

The new figures show it is the fourth month of tourist growth, after going up by 1.1% in May, 1.7% in June, and 4.5% in July. It means that 37 million foreign tourists have visited Spain so far this year, which is just a 0.4% increase from 2009. The two most important markets for the […]

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