Updated 16 January: Canarian president Ángel Victor Torres has announced that the new decree has been approved today and will become valid immediately, indeed it will be retroactive to 1 January. It will be published in the BOC tomorrow. Updated 10 January: The...
Local road, water and electricity disruptions: TF82 Los Menores-Vera de Erques junction closed for works
Tuesday 4 June 3-7pm. This was originally supposed to be Wednesday 5 June 8am-2pm but was changed last minute. TF82 between Los Menores and Vera de Erques junction closed for road upgrades. Detours will be signposted via the TF1.
Wednesday 5 June. Fañabe arterial road closed completely until end July for full road remodelling (see HERE).
Monday 27 May-Wednesday 29 May 8am-7pm.Tamaimo-Chio road closed for works.
Wednesday 29 May 8-10am. Electricity cut in Cabo Blanco. Areas affected: C/TF-657 Casas Viejas (frente a instituto), Cr. Gral. TF-657 (Casas Viejas), Residencial La Trujilla, Urb. R2M – Cabo Blanco, Bd/ Cabo Blanco, C/Arure, C/Benchijigua, C/Cedro, C/Cercado, C/ Concepcion Plasencia, C/El Cabezon, C/ El Rosal, C/Gomera, C/Gran Rey, C/ La Laderita, C/La Luz, C/La Rosa, C/Lagina Grande, C/Llano (El), C/Luz, C/Morro Negro, C/ Orilla, C/Ramujo, C/Roque de Vento, C/ Rosal, C/ Tilo, C/ Trujilla (La), Cn/ Chijafes (Los), Cr/ General TF-28 La Camella, Cr/General TF-657 Cabo Blanco, Cr/Gral de Cabo Blanco TF-625, Cr/Gral. Camella a Cabo Blanco, Cs/ Viejas.
Monday 29 April 11.30pm to Tuesday 30 April 7am. Water cut in Guaza-Las Galletas. Areas affected: Guaza, Ctra. Gral. TF-66 (Guaza-Las Galletas), Crta. Gral. TF-653 (Cañada), Calle Arsenio Rguez, Finca La Estrella, Estrella del Sur & El Fraile.
Thursday 25 April: 8.30am-2pm. Water cut in Adeje. Areas affected: Avenida Austria
Calle Pasaje de Austria
Calle el Musgo
Calle Diario de Avisos
Calle Vista Bella
Avenida de Dinamarca
Calle Paises Bajos
Calle San Eugenio Alto
Source: Janet Anscombe
Canarian Government passes decree to eliminate prescription co-payment for pensioners on less than €18,000
Updated 16 January: I am receiving increasing numbers of increasingly panicked emails looking for “the workaround”, i.e. the loophole, to “residencia” as it continues to be called. There isn’t one. The situation is: The UK leaves the EU in 16 days time. This means...
A message for UK nationals from HMA Hugh Elliott – Happy New Year, and please make sure you are registered!
UK Ambassador Hugh Elliott, has sent the following message to all British nationals in Spain. Please see HERE for all updated information about Brexit as it affects UK nationals in Spain. As you know, the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 January and we are on course to...
Police say they have arrested a British man in Adeje who was the subject of a European Arrest Warrant for shooting two policemen in the UK, one in 2016 and the other at point blank range in a Glasgow police station in 2006. The detainee is also suspected of belonging...
Updated 10 January 2020: As part of the new Brexit information programme devised by the British Consulate’s Brexit officer in Tenerife, Deepika Harjani, there will be another two pop-up outreach events in south Tenerife next week. Both are on Wednesday 15 January,...
Canarian Government to pass a decree to eliminate prescription co-payment for pensioners on less than €18,000
Updated 10 January: The Canarian Government has announced that it is to provide an alternative solution to the subsidy previously given on prescription costs by the former Government to those with an annual pension of less than €18,000. The Government stressed that...
Canarian Government’s 2020 budget graduates Inheritance and Gift Tax discounts for groups II and III heirs but first €55,000 of tax due remains almost wholly exempt
Updated 3 January 2020: Thanks to Paul Montague of Blevins Franks for this confirmation and explanation of the revised measures for inheritance and gift tax contained in the regional 2020 budget approved by the Canarian Government. The rules apply from 1 January 2020,...
Updated 3 January 2020: The decree that provided pensioners with free prescriptions expired on 31 December last year and so the discount is no longer available. Such financial measures are budgeted annually and this is one that hasn’t made it through into the new...
Back, as they say, by popular demand! The Jersey Beats are returning to the Auditorio Infanta Leonor in Los Cristianos at 8.30pm on Saturday 18 January. Tickets are on sale online from Tomaticket (HERE).
Updated 20 December: The Prime Minister’s Office has issued the following statement about “getting Brexit wrapped up for Christmas”. Today, Friday 20 December, the newly formed Parliament will begin the process of ratifying the great new deal the Prime Minister...
International concert pianist Valerij Petasch back for Christmas concert in Guía de Isora auditorium Saturday 28 December
Russian concert pianist, musicologist and composer Valerij Petasch is a regular performer in Tenerife, and he is back for a Christmas concert on Saturday 28 December in Guía de Isora Auditorium. The concert starts at 8pm, and will include works from Chopin, Schubert,...
It’s not quite time yet but I’ve just come across this from Anne Hernandez of Brexpats in Spain and think it is brilliant! I hope you will think so too. A Spanglish Christmas Poem ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the casa, (house)Not a creature was...