Archive for: January, 2017

Gemeliers here …at the double

GEMELIERS, Spain´s top boy-band, are bringing their Gracias Tour to Tenerife on 12th March with a concert at La Laguna’s Pabellon Santiago Martin. The Sevilla twins have built a big following since their last appearance in Tenerife, at a small Santa Cruz venue several years ago. The La Laguna arena holds over 5,000 people and […]

Home our adorable pets

Cats Welfare news AREN’T they just gorgeous? Cute, playful, cuddly, inquisitive and adorable. So how come hundreds of abandoned cats and kittens are rescued by Cats Welfare every year? Many more live a life of misery and danger on the streets. And from Spring, through to late Autumn, literally thousands of kittens are born in […]

Leo needs a home!

Accion del Sol news LEO was found wandering the streets of Parque de la Reina, full of the usual fleas and ticks. So, after the initial veterinary check, it was straight to the shower area to wash away the many unwanted guests, crawling around in his fur. Then, on with a smart, woolly jacket to […]

Take Zig and Zag!

K9 Refuge news ZIG and Zag had a difficult start in life. As very young puppies, the brother and sister lived on the street with their mum. Now this happy pair, who’ll be medium-sized when fully-grown, are four months old, friendly and playful, and ready to find their forever homes. They say: “It was a […]

Who wants a puppy?

Live Arico news WE rescued four puppies recently, out wandering on their own in Los Cristianos. They are now 10 weeks old and it looks as though they will grow to be small-to-medium. One is already adopted and we still have two females and one male, wanting forever families. Could this be you? We ask […]

Training plan for over-30s

ADEJE Council has begun an alternative training scheme for 15 people in the over-30 age bracket, with no qualifications, to work in the catering industry. Under the “Restur Adeje” plan, they will work towards gaining certificates in basic restaurant and bar work, with both theoretical and practical training, in an industry that offers many work […]

Dutch police nick ‘diamond thieves’

SEVEN people have been arrested by Dutch military police in Amsterdam and Valencia, suspected of taking part in a multi-million-pound diamond heist nearly 12 years ago. The police said in a statement that the five men and two women are in custody, on suspicion of involvement in the armed-robbery and money-laundering affair,. In February 2005, […]

E-fags may get kids hooked on nicotine

RESEARCHERS in the US have produced a study stating that  electronic cigarettes could be getting a generation of teenagers hooked on nicotine. They claim that youngsters, who never smoke normally, are now starting out with so-called “vaping”, before risking long-term health problems by moving on to regular cigarettes. The survey, by a University of California […]

Couple and cat rescued

TWO people and their cat were rescued by helicopter when their boat capsized after hitting rocks off the Guimar coast. The French sailboat Metis II sent a distress signal to the Maritime Rescue Centre, which dispatched a rescue boat and helicopter. The people aboard the floundering boat could not use their life-raft because of the […]

Pine-tree facelift

THE Cabildo is collaborating with the National electric grid to reforest several areas of public woodland in La Corona Forestal’s natural park, in Arico. Thanks to this liaison, 26.97 acres will be replanted with Canarian pine trees. The agreement reflects the interests of both entities to help protect and restore ecosystems through reforestation projects, and […]

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