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Come and walk the doggies!

Live Arico news Join the Live Arico dog-walking club on Saturday mornings from 11am. Our dogs absolutely love it, and you will, too. Ring or Whatsapp 6592 42572 to make arrangements. Happy trails! Live Arico shops Come and bag a bargain at our shops: San Eugenio – opposite Hotel La Nina, at Las Carabelas, near […]

The dovish ECB meeting prompts GBP/EUR rally

THE pound has been putting on a mixed performance in recent weeks, amid a flurry of disappointing domestic data, with only sterling showing any notable movement against a significantly-weakened euro. GBP/EUR has seen some large swings over the last two weeks, but it is pretty much back to where it began at 1.13, with EUR/GBP […]

Fun day coming up

Accion del Sol news A DEFINITE date for your diary is 7th July, when there will be a day of fun and games, for humans and dogs alike. Fun for all the family, including a foam party for the children. Pease come and join in the activities, and support our worthy cause. Foster home needed […]

A very relieved mum!

Cats Welfare news ON Tuesday, a Cats Welfare volunteer went to Los Gigantes after a visitor alerted us to a pregnant female about to give birth. The cat was very obliging, and went straight into the box. She is now in a safe place where she will stay until her kittens are weaned and homed. […]

Sugar and Spice

K9 animal news SUGAR (long hair) and Spice are small, female dogs who were discovered wandering the streets of Garachico. At the time they were found, no one was available to help, so the lady took them to her house, here in the south. Unfortunately, she was not able to keep them, so she brought […]

Immigrants saved, in the nick of time

IT has been a decade since the Canary Islands went to the aid of a wooden boat, known as a patera, carrying a large number of immigrants. However, that changed last Sunday when 152 Senegalese, who had travelled across the Atlantic over a six-day period, were rescued. And, despite their lack of water or food, […]

Cancer-sufferers set for a luxury holiday

CALLAO Salvaje’s Atlantic Holiday Centre hotel has donated week-long, VIP holidays to 12 Adeje individuals, who have been fighting various cancers. They are all under the care of the Spanish Cancer Association and Adeje Council’s socio-sanitary programme. The deserving dozen, who are also dealing with ongoing oncological treatments with members of their family, were invited […]

Motorway car crash injures three people

THREE people were injured when two cars collided on the TF-1 in the early hours of last Sunday. The impact turned over one of the cars, which smashed into a third vehicle on the southbound lanes at San Isidro. A call was received by the Canarian emergency services just before 3am, and the ambulance services […]

New Government planning a return of free health care

SPAIN’S new government is working on a Bill of Law, or Royal Decree, which will again make free health care universal for everyone living in the country, irrespective of legal status, legal or otherwise. The previous, PP Government, back in 2012, stopped healthcare for anyone not legally resident, except for emergency treatment, as well as […]

No wonder the ‘latchkey’ kids are home alone

THEY are known as “latchkey kids” because nobody picks them up after school, and there’s nobody waiting at home to prepare them a meal. And there is a growing number of these youngsters, mainly from low-income households, who, after school or during holidays, spend hours alone at home, often into the evening, while their parents are […]

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