Alcalá delays tomorrow with tarmacking of roads near new Fonsalía roundabout

Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento has announced that there will be delays in Alcalá tomorrow when the area of the roads around the new Fonsalía roundabout are being tarmacked. The works should last from 8am to 6pm causing disruption throughout the day. The council apologises for any inconvenience caused, and advises drivers to find other routes or allow extra time.      

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CajaMar Tenerife Bluetrail 2017

Photo: Tenerife Cabildo. The CajaMar Tenerife Bluetrail mountain race on Saturday, 10 June, is billed as the highest race in Spain and the second highest in Europe, and it’s cerainly one of the most gruelling events around. It’s organised by the Tenerife Cabildo, and Tenerife President Carlos Alonso said in today’s official presentation that some 2,700 runners from 33 countries will be taking part this year to run up, over, and around…

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Evening of boxing in Los Cristianos this Friday

Arona Ayuntamiento has announced an evening of boxing this Friday, 24 February, in the Jesus Dominguez “Grillo” sports club on Avda Chayofita next to the public swimming pool in Los Cristianos. Taking part will be professional boxers Adasat Rojas and Wilmer Gonzalez, and another fight between Caco Barreto and an opponent still be announced. The evening starts at 7.30pm.

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44th Subida al Mirador de Güímar rally to be held 7&8 July

Güímar Ayuntamiento has announced the 44th Subida al Mirador de Güímar rally, which counts towards the Canarian DISA mountain championship and the Interinsular de Montaña de Tenerife. The race, which is now a very well-established annual tradition, will be on 7 and 8 July, and there will be more information on the official website Escudería Valle de Güímar.

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Electricity cuts for maintenance in Santiago del Teide municipality

Updated 21 February: The council has announced electricity cuts for maintenance tomorrow, 22 February, in the Puerto Santiago and Los Gigantes area between 8.30am and 1pm affecting C/. Rosas, Urb. Las Rosas, and Ctra General. Updated 6 February: The council has announced further electricity cuts for maintenance tomorrow, Tuesday 7 February, in the Puerto Santiago and Los Gigantes between 8.30am and 1.30pm. The areas affected are C/. Flamboyant, C/. Hibisco, Avda José González…

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FIMA 2017: Festival Internacional de Música Arona

Updated 21 February: Just a reminder of FIMA 2017, which starts this Friday. The full programme is below. Original post 26 January: FIMA 2017, the eighth Festival Internacional de Música de Arona will be held in Los Cristianos between Friday, 24 February and Saturday, 4 March, with a series of concerts, dance, workshops and classes. The festival has a dedicated website HERE with the full programme HERE, and a Facebook page HERE. There’s…

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Woman dies while abseiling in north Tenerife

A woman died this lunchtime after becoming trapped in a pool while abseiling in the Barranco de la Pimentera, Buenavista del Norte. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly after 12.30pm with reports that the woman had suffered a problem with her cable and was trapped unconscious in a pool where she was drowning. Medics who happened to be in the area managed to pull her out and establish that she…

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Los Cristianos Wine Festival 2017, Saturday 18 February

Updated 18 February: And it’s off, and although it’s only just an hour underway, there are already crowds there, and it doesn’t finish until 11pm or so! This photo is from Arona Ayuntamiento at 1pm. Updated 17 February: Just a reminder of the wine festival tomorrow in Los Cristianos. Events start around midday but go on until 11pm or so around the Plaza de la Pescadora near the harbour and the surrounding area. Original…

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Resident foreign assets reporting – EC infringement procedure against Spain for disproportionate penalties

Updated 18 February: I’m grateful to Paul Montague of Blevins Franks for the latest information about the European Commission’s action against what it considers Spain’s disproportionate penalties relating to Modelo 720 declarations. Blevins Franks says: On Wednesday 15 February the European Commission sent a reasoned opinion to Spanish government giving them two months to amend the Modelo 720 penalty regime as the current penalties are considered disproportionate. If there is no satisfactory response within…

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