An elderly man was killed this afternoon when a car participating in the La Laguna rally left the road between Aguantaría and La Esperanza, ploughing into a group of spectators. Several were injured but the tragedy resulted in the 72-year-old losing his life; some...
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
Police and hospital staff call for attacks on medical personnel to stop as yet another assault takes place in HUC’s A&E
Police say that attacks on medical staff must stop as yet another assault has ocurred in the A&E department of HUC, when a man started insulting and then threatening staff, finally attacking them with an “electric weapon”. Hospital staff say these attacks are on...
One dead and two seriously injured as lorry overturns and breaks through central reservation of TF1 at Fañabe
Photo: Tenerife Vial.Photo: CarreterasUpdated 2.30pm: It is now sadly confirmed that a woman has died and her daughter and a motorcyclist were seriously injured in this accident. Emergency services say that the lorry was heading north towards Santa Cruz but crossed...
Loro Parque support sees 14 of the most trafficked tropical bird in the world, the Great Green Macaw, released back into wild in protected Ecuador reserve
Their conservation and environmental work with endangered bird species is world-renowned, and Loro Parque has again announced a marvellous operation they’ve collaborated in with the Jocotoco Foundation, an Ecuador organization formed twenty years ago to protect land...
British nationals will not lose out on inheritance and gift tax after Brexit as Spain accepts regional discounts for non-EU nationals
Updated 15 July 2019: I’m very grateful once more to Blevins Frank’s Paul Montague for the following … confirmation that after Brexit, inheritance (and gift) tax levied on British nationals will still benefit from discounted rates.In Spain, inheritance tax...
A 24-year-old British man was assaulted last night in Avda Arquitecto Gómez Cuesta in Playa de las Americas, the main road running past the sports stadium, the Green Hospital, the Zentral Centre, and down to the Golden Mile. Emergency services say that they were...
Updated 14 July: Aemet has issued another yellow alert for costeros (coastal phenomena) around the whole south Tenerife coast, the second this month (see graphic to the right, click to view full size). The alert, for gale force 7 NE winds bringing wild seas, is in...
In the second motorbike fatality in less than a week (see HERE), another rider has died in an accident last night. Emergency services say that they were called out at 11pm with reports that there was a motorcycle accident on the northbound carriageway of the TF1 in...
Seismologists say that a seismic cluster has been underway near Vilaflor for the last couple of days with 22 tremors registered, most microtremors, the largest of which was magnitude 2.2 at a depth of 11km north-east of Adeje: the remainder were between magnitudes 0.1...
Every two years Puerto de la Cruz hosts an Agatha Christie Festival, and this year’s will be between 4 and 10 November, with the usual film screenings, enactments, talks and readings of her works and her relationship with Puerto de la Cruz. She stayed in the Hotel...
Police follow up report of meeting with Irishman Peter Wilson who remains the subject of an official missing persons investigation
Updated 8 July: The Policía Nacional is investigating a report that Peter Wilson was met recently in a south Tenerife bar. Self-evidently, while their enquiries into the report are ongoing, Peter Wilson remains the subject of an official missing persons investigation:...
Police make arrest in case of the taxi driver whose body was found in the garage of his San Isidro home
Updated 8 July: Police arrested a south-American man over the weekend on suspicion of being involved in the death of the taxi driver whose body was found in the garage of his home in San Isidro. The case is sub judice and so no further details are currently available...