Archive for: July, 2017

A tourist tax for overnight stays?

OFFICIALS in Arona and Adeje, Tenerife’s two main tourist areas according to the number of hotel beds and visitors, are discussing the creation of a tourist tax per overnight stay. They are consulting their advisory bodies regarding the proposal, submitted by a national committee of experts after being proposed by the state government and the […]

‘You are our top priority’

By Simon Manley (British Ambassador to Spain) GIVEN the success of the recent Spanish State Visit to the UK, which, among other things, highlighted the importance of people-to-people links between our two countries, I thought it timely to return to the subject of citizens’ rights in the negotiations on our Brexit departure from, and future […]

And it’s a problem for universities

A LARGE Brexit question mark also hangs over Britain’s university sector because EU academics, researchers and students, who have chosen to make their careers in the UK, are unsure about their future. Their dilemma is whether they should they remain at some of the world’s leading educational institutions, or move abroad to centres which may […]

Cocktail-party fun!

Accion del Sol news OUR next event at the refuge is on Saturday, 5th August at 8pm. We are having an outdoor cocktail party for our friends and supporters of Accion del Sol. The evening includes an outdoor cinema, music, play area for the children, a fire artist and much more, and you’ll have the […]

Keep those cats cool!

Cats Welfare news THE summer in Tenerife is finally in full swing, and it’s hot, hot, hot! Keeping yourself cool can be a struggle, but water and shade are the key for both you, and your cat. If you’re uncomfortable, there’s a good chance your cat is, too. In the summer heat you can strip […]

Please help tragic Anabelle recover

WHEN Maria Zobnina’s eight-year-old daughter Anabelle was diagnosed with a form of brain cancer last year, both their worlds fell apart. And when, after a year of continual, heavy, chemotherapy treatment and other, alternative options, her condition had deteriorated, 36-year-old Maria extended her research into the ghastly disease. Maria, who lives with her daughter at […]

Meet lovely Anke

K9 animal news WE have many dogs, in all shapes and sizes, waiting patiently for their loving, safe-and-secure, forever homes. You can see them all, their stories and pictures, on our website at Go to “K9 dogs/Dogs waiting for homes”. Why not visit us at K9 Refuge on Calle Chimbesque between Las Chafiras and […]

Dog of the week – Brownie

Live Arico news YEP, it’s Brownie again. He is super cute and sweet, and only about 10kg, yet this young chap has been advertised time and time again. Last week´s “Dog of the Week” was adopted within days of being in this paper, which is awesome, but why not Brownie? Can you turn his luck […]

Be in the pink, Walk for Life!

THIS year’s 13th annual Walk for Life will take place on 17th December, bringing together thousands of men and women, many of whom have been directly affected by breast cancer. And it raises funds for a number of Spanish cancer associations, in addition to family care and research. This spectacular, pink-themed event is organised by […]

Hard Rock’s Loose Men!

IT wasn’t quite a Boyzone reunion at Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife on Wednesday, even though the former boyband’s Keith Duffy was there. But with Westlife’s Brian McFadden alongside him, perhaps they were planning an old-boys’ duo! In fact, the two stars were filming ITV’s This Morning and Loose Women shows live, and making the most […]

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