Archive for: September, 2017

Floor clause claims

SINCE the creation of Courts, which specialise in floor clauses, they have received more than 57,000 lawsuits regarding this matter. This data is provided by the General Council of Judicial Power (CGPJ), and, to date, 52 such Courts have been created, with La Laguna Court the competent one in Tenerife. But let me recap on […]

Meet sweet Lucia

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 […]

Give Anabelle the help she deserves

AN afternoon of fun, music and an excellent raffle takes place tomorrow (Saturday) at Palms Sports Bar, Adeje, near Aqualand, in aid of a really special young girl. Anabelle, who is just eight, has a cancerous tumour (medulloblastoma), which, say specialists, can only be treated successfully in the US. But that takes money, big money, […]

Look at those feet!

Accion del Sol news THIS gorgeous dog, who I’m sure is half penguin, was found wandering the streets of Los Cristianos in Arona last week. He’s about three years old, and has a lovely nature. Once he has a clean bill of health, and the obligatory time scale has passed, he will then be looking […]

Children’s opening to tread the boards

HELPING Hands, the successful children’s charity here in the south, is turning its hands, and feet, to the dance world. It is offering funding to five youngsters, to enable them to join the renowned Ritmania Fame Academy, in Los Cristianos. Liz Montague, who runs Helping Hands, has linked up with the dance school to promote […]

Dog of the week – Tyson

Live Arico news TYSON is a five-month-old, beautiful, male dog. He is medium-sized and playful, and he will make a perfect pet. Please call Sue on 629 388102 for more information, and to arrange a meeting or no-obligation trial. Adopt don’t shop, is always the best policy! Thank-you, Globe Bar Kevin and Gary from the […]

Pound bounces back

STAYING on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking out for over the next couple of weeks. During the past fortnight, the GBP/EUR exchange rate has climbed sharply higher, rising from a low of around 1.0968 euros, to a high […]

Prisoners’ pigeon post!

INMATES confined to Tenerife II penitentiary have been using messenger pigeons to receive contraband from the outside world, mainly mobile phones and drugs. Prison officers found a pigeon in the prison grounds last week with a mobile phone strapped to its back. The poor bird was lying on it back, pushed to its limits because […]

Simply something fishy about company’s tuna

GUARDIA CIVIL officers are investigating seven people from an Almeria company, suspected of supplying contaminated tuna. There was an outbreak of histamine poisoning across Spain, including Andalucia and Murcia, which affected 105 people and spread across four other European states. So worried was the Health Authority of the Junta de Andalucia that when it discovered […]

Raiders’ real deal

AFTER genuine euro bank-notes worth 4,770 euros were returned to the Bank of Spain for exchange, it was realised that they had been stolen by armed raiders from an armoured van. The National Police, which investigated, confirmed that the inks matched those used to protect cash during robberies, having received confirmation from their laboratory. Officers […]

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