Archive for: April, 2011

Guargacho – hit and run

Guardia Civil from Playa de las Americas arrested a couple, identified as PGC, 44, JM, 28 on charges of negligent homicide causing the death of Sergio Luis Martin, 65, owner of the bar El Campesino, in Aldea Blanca.   The arrested couple have conflicting stories as to who was driving the vehicle, with PGC saying […]

Mobile-phone drivers talk their way into being fined

During the campaign, which spelled out the dangers of being distracted behind the wheel, vehicles were monitored on the roads across Spain. It ran from 4-10th April and during that period, 4,201 fines were issued to drivers who were distracted at the wheel, 3,387 of them for talking on their mobiles.It is widely felt by […]

Arona cops all on same wavelength

It stands for Terrestrial Trunked Radio and is an emergency communications system, first introduced to UK police in the early 2000s. The force now has 39 of these mobile radio units, supplied by the Canarian Government’s Security and Emergencies Department. Manuel Rever�n, Arona’s Councillor for Security, says the radios are the first part of a whole […]

News in Brief

Where to worship at EasterGood FridayCatholic Church (San Blas, Golf del Sur) 5.30pm: Evening MassEaster SundaySaint Francis Anglican Chaplaincy7.30am: Church of Jesus Christ, Callao Salvaje10.15am: San Eugenio Church11.30am: San Blas6pm: Church of the Holy Spirit, Los Gigantes Catholic Church (San Blas, Golf del Sur) 10am: Morning Mass Arona Parish Church of San Antonio Abad Sunday 24/04/2011 […]

Stick & Win is back with Safeclean

All motorists have a chance to win 101 euros every week by displaying the Oasis Fm Car sticker. Just call into our offices in Las Chafiras, register your car and collect your Oasis Fm car sticker.Safeclean are a long, established Tenerife company, since 1987 actually, and owner Paul Batley has been at the helm since […]

Melchior turns to Germans for railway finance support

Melchior was in Brussels with Carlos Alonso, his Minister for Economy and Competitiveness this week for European Sustainable Energy Week, organised by German MEP Joachim Zeller. And he took the opportunity to present the Transrapid railway as a model of sustainable transport for the Island.The President had already sounded out Germany’s Government about the prospects […]

Brian May in Tenerife

Sonic Universe will take place at the Magma Art and Congress Hall in the south of Tenerife as part of the spectacular forthcoming Starmus Festival, now just a few short months away (20-25 June, 2011). Tangerine Dream will bring a unique feature to the concert with the incorporation into their performance of actual sound effects […]

Footpath coming between Chayofa and La Camella

The main road that runs between the two areas will get a much needed repair at the same time, and Arona Council feels this will benefit residents tremendously and also encourage visitors to enjoy the walk into town. The work, which isn’t expected to begin until after the May elections, has a budget of 1.3million […]

Ministry of Sound in Tenerife

The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is one of the biggest and most spectacular events of its kind in the world. Every March, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the largest of the Canary Islands, hosts this historical event which is the biggest carnival in Europe and the second biggest in the world […]

Whale watch posters surfacing in south

Specifically, the placards are located in Los Gigantes, Los Cristianos and Puerto Colon as well as areas throughout Arona, Adeje and Santiago del Teide where the majority of tourists will see them. This initiative is part of the plan for Tourism Tenerife to collaborate and help in revitalising the sector and raise visitor awareness of […]

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