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Archive for: April, 2018

BoE comments prompt the GBP exchange-rate slump

DOUBTS over the prospect of a Bank of England (BoE) interest-rate hike have prompted volatility for pound exchange rates, with market focus generally returning to the subject of monetary policy. This saw the GBP/USD exchange rate slump sharply from its recent high of 1.4372, to just 1.3947. The GBP/EUR exchange rate came under similar pressure, […]

Children love to learn

Accion del Sol news THE first four months of 2018 have seen more than 2,000 children visiting our refuge, to participate in our educational programme. We feel that this is extremely important to the future welfare of animals on our island, here in Tenerife. Unfortunately, we are experiencing larger numbers of abandoned dogs, so please […]

Things to remember!

Cats Welfare news CATS make great pets because they’re low maintenance, and thrive in families with children. They like to leap, run and pounce, which is great fun to watch, and love being stroked and cuddled. Here, in Tenerife, we have many cats of all ages, awaiting their forever homes. Whether you decide to adopt […]

Fashionable Gillian Banks raises a grand charity sum

AMIGOS de Gillian Banks charity has raised a whopping 1,153 euros for Granadilla’s Centro del Día Guiadyl, an educational day-centre for disadvantaged children. The charity’s fund-raising fashion show, in Los Gigantes, at The Wine Bar, in the Harbour Club, last Saturday, proved a real winner. The charity thanks Anne Marie, from Cinderella’s, in El Duque, […]

Super Sam

K9 animal news SAM is a medium-sized, brown dog who is about four years of age, and was left outside K9 one night, last October. He is extremely happy, wagging his tail non-stop, all day every day. He absolutely loves people, and is very friendly. He is also very affectionate, and, although not the size […]

Tenerife Loves Karaoke – Heat 2

THE second heat of Tenerife Loves Karaoke, sponsored by Roy’s Pizza and Indian Tandoori Restaurant, continued where the first heat finished … on a high! This time, it all took place at a new venue for Tenerife Loves Karaoke,  Howlin’ at the Moon, on the strip of Laguna Park 1, Costa Adeje. Just like the […]

The last resort!

A SCOTTISH travel agent has been ridiculed for using a picture of a Spanish beach to promote a last-minute caravan break… in Blackpool! The advert’s main image features a Costa Brava cove, with crystal-clear waters, lapping a golden beach. Supporting photos even include a moonlit resort, plus two others, thought to be taken in Spain. […]

Down-to-earth flight travellers so relieved

PASSENGERS travelling from Barcelona to Tenerife North Airport with Vueling last Saturday night took days to recover from shock. The pilot had to abort landing when a sudden wind began to blow across the runway, with gusts, seemingly, appearing from nowhere. One passenger, a Tenerife woman named Bergoña, said she saw the runway lights through […]

The green roots of a growing borough

ADEJE’S department of parks and gardens, under the leadership of Councillor Esther Rivero Vargas, has published details of the work being carried out in the borough. Its services department, EMSA, tends to 205 hectares of public green spaces, and the 2018 budget is being used to improve and maintain the public parks and green sections. […]

El Beril’s beach reopens, and it’s better than ever

THE Playa del Duque Norte beach, in Costa Adeje’s El Beril, reopened on Monday after an extensive reformation, costing around two million euros. The project was funded by CIO, the Compania de las Islas Occidentals, and the new-look, 400m stretch comprises brown sand, sea access for bathers with special mobility needs, as well as new […]

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