Archive for: December, 2016


THERE are inescapable dates on the calendar, which come around every year and make us change our daily routine: special moments that help us reflect on the truly-important things in life, such as the precious moments we spend with our family, friends and co-workers. All of this is Christmas, celebrating the Nativity of Christ with […]

Tallula takes short-cut to help cancer charity

LITTLE Tallulah Smith should be in tears, because she has just had her long hair chopped off. But, as you can see, the five-year-old is wearing a beautiful smile. That’s because, for the past fortnight or so, the Adeje youngster, from Tijoco Bajo, has been raising money for the homeless organisation in Tenerife South called […]

A successful event!

Accion del Sol news We would like to say a very big thank you to Arona and the Luther King College for collaborating with us to make our Christmas event such a huge success. A great day was had by all, and the icing on the cake was Father Christmas paying a visit, with presents […]

Catnip toys at Christmas

Cats Welfare news What is catnip? IT is a member of the mint family, and was originally found growing, naturally, in Europe, Africa and Asia. It can now be discovered in household herb gardens, and, in some countries, growing in the wild as a weed. How does it work? The natural ingredient in the catnip […]

Meet Lia

K9 News Hi, I’m Lia. I’m five months old, and the best and brightest pup ever. That’s what my people at K9 tell me, and I’m sure they’re right! I’m going to be medium-sized when I’m fully grown, smaller than everyone thought when I arrived at the refuge, two months ago. My elderly owners had […]

Christmas Church services

South Tenerife Christian Fellowship, Apolo Centre, Los Cristianos Sunday, Christmas Day, 11am:  Family Service & mince pies. No evening Service Tuesday (27th), 7pm: Prayer, Praise and Pastries Sunday (1st Jan), 11am: New Year’s Day Service No evening Service   San Blas Catholic Church Sunday, Christmas Day, 9.45am: Carol Service. 10am: Holy Mass Sunday (1st Jan), […]

Mayor of Icod: Let’s keep Butterfly Farm

ICOD de los Vinos Mayor Fancis González wants closure on the never-ending conflict over the municipality’s Butterfly Farm, which began 20 years ago. He is asking the owner, José Antonio Plaza, to reconsider moving the farm to Santiago del Teide and, instead, give the property a cosmetic upgrade, which says the Mayor, is “also requested […]

Giant aquarium given green light by Council

ADEJE Council has finally given the go-ahead for Europe’s biggest aquariums to be installed at Los Torres, following a two-month delay. The 20m-euro project was put on hold because of the Council’s building ban on the derelict site there, which has now been lifted. The aquarium will house one of the largest tanks in the […]

Senior volunteers get a big pat on the back

THE first regional convention of senior volunteers in the Canaries  has been staged over two days at Costa Adeje Tourism Development Centre (CDTCA). Adeje Mayor José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga and Isabel Mena Alonso, Regional Deputy Minister for Social Politics,  congratulated those present for their work. They also helped to dish out certificates to the various […]

I’m not Captain Calamity, insists calamitous captain

NOT for the first time, a life on the ocean wave simply hasn’t suited “Captain Calamity” because, just 48 hours after setting off to row across the Atlantic Ocean, he and his crew had to be rescued again after he became ill. The Captain, aka 48-year-old Roy Finlay, and the Orca II catamaran rowers, were […]

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