Archive for: October, 2017

GBP/EUR fluctuates

STAYING on top of the latest currency news can help you time your transfers more effectively, so find out what you should be looking for over the next couple of weeks. The past fortnight has seen the GBP/EUR exchange rate fluctuating sharply, bouncing between lows of 1.1084 euros, and highs of 1.1280. The EUR/GBP hit […]

All spruced up!

Accion del Sol news LAST week saw three dogs, in appalling condition, brought into the refuge from Arona. Their fur was so badly matted, it was difficult to see that they were actually dogs. Needless to say, we immediately had them clipped and bathed, and they are on their way to recovery. We find it […]

The great indoors!

Cats Welfare news THERE is a long-held misconception that cats need to be able to roam outdoors to be happy, but, with all the kitty luxuries available today, it makes the great outdoors just seem a little less … great. Today’s indoor felines seemingly have it made. As an added bonus, indoor cats potentially have […]

Christmas Party

K9 animal news THIS year’s K9 fundraising Christmas Party is on Saturday, 9th December at Showtime, Adeje (exit 78, TF1). Tickets are 25 euros per person, and include a chicken meal (or vegetarian option), drinks all evening (excluding spirits and bottled beers), entertainment from Let It Be Beatles, and compere Aidy Evans. Tickets are available […]

Dog of the week – Cajal

Live Arico news CAJAL is a five-year-old big man, and a very good boy indeed. He really is lovely. He has been with us for a while now, because the larger dogs, sadly, get overlooked. You may think that if you are in an apartment you can’t have a larger-sized dog – not true, though, […]

Read all about it!

ADEJE public library, under Councillor Juan Desiderio Afonso Ruiz, celebrated International Libraries Day throughout the week with a series of activities in the Cultural Centre. They were designed to encourage reading, and promote the space as a learning tool. On Tuesday, there was a 3D pop-up, story-telling workshop for children aged five and upwards. The […]

Trucking on trains

FRANCE and Spain are working together to develop “rolling highways” to help remove heavy-goods traffic from the roads and transfer it on to the railways. The Spanish Ministry for Public Works invited tenders for rolling-highway (RH) operation projects for the Atlantic and Mediterranean rail corridors. And five proposals from rolling-stock companies have been received: three […]

Camper-van’s lorry-load of woe

IF you are going to park your camper-van illegally, at least make sure it’s not in the Los Cristianos Port car park. The authorities there don’t mess about, as the owner of this vehicle discovered!

Models cast for big beach show

THE official casting of models for the “Tenerife Fashion Beach Costa Adeje” took place on Wednesday morning, when more than 50 professional models visited Siam Mall, one the event’s sponsors. The event, which preceded the beach fashion show last night (Thursday), was attended by Tourism Councillor Ermitas Moreira García, Economic Development Councillor Manuel Luis Méndez […]

Dodgy Los Cristianos bridge to be replaced

THE rusty old bridge, at the entrance to Los Cristianos on Avenida Chayofita, has been condemned. Plans are being made to replace it shortly because it does not meet European Community standards. Despite Arona Council spending more than 600,000 euros on the out-of-date crossing years ago, the construction did not comply with any regulations, and […]

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