Updated 24 January: Granadilla Ayuntamiento says that the results of analysis show that the sea at El Médano beach are fine for bathing at registering an E-Coli index of  10 ufc/100ml, within permitted limits. The council has therefore lifted the beach’s closure. The council is continuing to monitor the situation and check the water quality.

Original post 22 January: Granadilla Ayuntamiento has announced that El Médano beach has been closed while investigations are carried out into a sewage spill. The council says that it has instructed Entemanser, responsible for the drainage systems, to look into whether there had been a problem in their network or whether there is some sabotage. The beach will remain closed until at least the first results of the analysis which are being carried out today by public health inspectors.

Arona en colores 2019

It’s now an established annual event, and this year’s Arona en Colores will no doubt be as popular as ever. It will again be held in Las Galletas, this year on Saturday 15 June. The council calls it a multicolour urban fiesta which is intended to boost the area’s...

30 May is Día de Canarias, Canarian Day

Updated 29 May: Just a reminder of this major public holiday tomorrow, the Día de Canarias. From today and over the weekend too there will be traditional dances (Bailes de magos) in many towns and villages, and of course most offices and many shops outside the main...

35th Feria de Artesanía de Canarias 2019c

Every year shortly before Christmas, the Canarian Government organizes a huge and extremely popular arts & crafts fair which alternates between the islands. Last year’s was held in Gran Canaria, and this year’s will be back in the Recinto Ferial in Santa Cruz...

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