Archive for: September, 2018

Hopes for a clean-break Brexit boost GBP/EUR exchange rates

THE pound has been strongly influenced by Brexit over the past two weeks, making tentative gains against the euro, but having a harder time against the US dollar. The GBP/EUR rate has improved over the last fortnight, opening at 1.10 euros, and hitting 1.12 last week; the pairing has, most recently, fallen back to 1.11. […]

Alex and Lana

Accion del Sol news WE have more than 200 dogs at the refuge, looking and patiently waiting for a new, loving home. The love from dogs is unconditional, until the day they die. They are very therapeutic in helping us during times of sadness or joy; real partners for life. The daily cruelty cases that […]

Amy and Minka

Cats Welfare news THESE two beautiful girls are looking for loving homes. They are about 14 weeks old, and have had both sets of injections. Amy would do better as an only cat, as she tends to chase the others. If you would like to meet them, please send us a private message on Facebook. […]

It’s sweet music to Cats Welfare ears!

LAST Saturday saw the Cats Welfare charity holding a unique event at Harvey’s Bar in Los Cristianos, based on TV’s popular Stars In Their Eyes. Keith (Louis Armstrong), Janet (Amy Winehouse), Steiner (Bon Jovi), Dave (Frank Sinatra), Paul K (Neil Sedaka), Muriel (Blondie), Clive (Bruno Mars) and Paul R (David Bowie) battled it out to […]

Someone special for Enzo

Live Arico news WE are still seeking a foster home for Enzo. He is undergoing medical treatment for his cancer, but he cannot have his operation (even if it’s possible) until we find a nice, clean environment for him to recover. He is a small, nervous dog, and only needs a little place to call […]

Alejandro is new Mr Los Abrigos!

ON Thursday 6th September, Jason Slater, head of Los Abrigos Properties, handed over his title of Mr Los Abrigos to the new winner, Alejandro Gonzalez. As always, the competition was held in the village square, at the entrance to the harbour. Jason, now 21, went on to compete in the Mr Tenerife competition held, recently, […]

Arona is riding high in the jobless stakes

AUGUST saw unemployment increase in 20 of the 31 Tenerife municipalities, and a 0.13% rise across the whole of the Canary Islands to 0.23%. But Arona experienced a 1.3% drop in jobless figures, which was its first decrease in many years, and below the 7,000 registered job-seekers, according to data from the Canary Observatory of […]

Royal family step out for National Park centenary

  THE Spanish Royal family have been for a hike in the beautiful surroundings of Enol lake, as part of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Picos de Europa National Park, in northern Spain. The lake is in the Cantabrian mountains of Asturias, a rugged and stunning region that lines the northern coast, […]

Alborán Sea holds a Spain-to-Africa hidden footbridge

SCIENTISTS have discovered a string of submerged islands, between the Cabo de Gata (Almería province) and what is now the Spanish city-province of Melilla, on the northern Moroccan coast. These islands, close to the Algerian border, are near enough to each other enough which, before being reclaimed by the sea, would have acted as a […]

All ready for their returning students

ADEJE Council’s departments of Education, Works, and Social Services, headed by Adolfo Alonso Ferrera and Esther Rivero Vargas, have been busy throughout the summer, updating and renovating the borough’s six, primary public schools. And last week, the Councillors visited the buildings to see the reformation work which has been carried out. “The improvements are not […]

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