Works underway on the new plaza in Playa San Juan

Photo: Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento. Updated 2 February: I’m grateful to Stewart Kirby for the following photos showing the latest works as of today in Playa San Juan’s plaza. Updated 25 January: I’ve been asked several times where the market is going to be in Playa San Juan, and I can now pass on the council’s information that from today it will be at the El Bufadero promenade next to Avenida de…

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“Out of the Ashes” Gospel concerts

“Out of the Ashes” is a gospel duo who are on tour in South Tenerife this month. They say they have “a passion for inspiring churches and communities through their music and lyrics – Jazz, R&B & blues with gospel roots”. Their concerts are as follows: 11th: Callao Salvaje Community Church, 7.30pm 12th: Tenerife Family Church, Costa Del Silencio, 10.30am 12th: Tenerife Family Church, Winter Gardens, Golf del Sur, 7.30pm…

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Unemployment figures

Updated 2 February: 2017 starts with a rise in unemployment, with January’s figures growing by 2,541 , a monthly rise of 1.11%. There are now 231,774 unemployed in the Canaries, according to the latest statistics released today by the Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social. The growth was most marked in the western province, with Santa Cruz de Tenerife having 1,406 of the 2,541. Interannually, however, there are 14,210 fewer out…

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