Photo: Loro Parque. Loro Parque has released the following lovely video of Federica the loggerhead turtle who suffered spinal injuries from a ship’s propeller off the Italian coast earlier this year. The Parque says that Federica is now fully adapted to her new home...
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
Loro Parque rescues and recuperates loggerhead turtle with spinal injuries caused by boat propeller collision
Another pile-up on the TF1 this lunchtime has caused chaos on the motorway. Emergency services say that a collision of four cars in the southbound carriageway in the Granadilla area resulted in ten people, two of them children, needing to be transferred to hospital...
Two injured as kamikaze driver causes head-on collision and resulting traffic chaos on TF1 near Granadilla
A 72-year-old woman and a 47-year-old man were injuried in a head-on collision between a car and a van on the TF1 near Barranco del Río in the Granadila area this morning. Emergency services say that the motorway is again in chaos not just from tailbacks caused by the...
Updated 10 September: I normally only update this post when there is firm information or an announcement, but with 51 days to Brexit, I thought a summary might be welcomed. We are hopefully at maximum chaos with calmer waters to come, but I wouldn’t bet on it. As of...
The Brexit post: Deputy Head of Mission visiting Tenerife next week to discuss residents being Brexit-ready
Updated 5 September: The British Consulate has announced that the FCO’s Deputy Head of Mission, Tim Hemmings, will be in Tenerife next week to talk to us about being resident in Tenerife and being Brexit-ready. The discussion will be in Los Cristianos Cultural Centre...
Police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide case in La Laguna after the body of a 54-year-old woman was found on Sunday in her house in the town, and in a separate discovery, the body of the man, also 54, thought to be her partner was also found...
Canarian Government declares climate emergency in the islands as prelude to new climate change legislation
The new Canarian Government has approved the Declaration of Climate Emergency in the Canary Islands, an agreement that commits the regional Government to streamlined policies to deal with the global threat. The declaration is at the instigation of the Department of...
Updated 29 August: This weekend has a couple of fiestas in south Tenerife and a couple of very popular cultural events in north Tenerife. For tomorrow until Sunday, there is the Bavarian week and Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz and the Pinolere ethnographic village...
Updated 31 August: Organizers have reminded prospective participants in the Santa Cruz marathon on 10 November that today is the final day for registration at the special prices. Runners will still be able to register after today but the price will increase. Just...
Since the terrible fires in Gran Canaria, many people have been asking how they can help support the bomberos. The fire brigades in each island are part of an official association – the Consorcio – and in Tenerife that comprises the five professional and the nine...
Embarkation of Los Cristianos’ Virgen del Carmen fiesta in the harbour this Sunday with fireworks afterwards
The very popular Virgen del Carmen fiesta in Los Cristianos is 28 August-2 September, with the flotilla of boats leaving the harbour carrying an icon of the Virgen’s statue after the 7pm Mass this Sunday 1 September. Although the procesión marítima with its floral...
Updated 27 August: Following the significant cooling down of the weather and its lifting of the maximum temperature alert on Sunday, the Canarian Government last night also lifted the maximum forest fire risk alert that has been in place since the heatwave from the...