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Photo: Tenerife Cabildo. The Tenerife Cabildo has announced an investment of €724,000 to improve the water supply in the Granadilla de Abona municipality. The works will include renovations to several municipal water tanks and pipework, as well as the tertiary network for domestic supplies to individual dwellings, and are part of the Insular Plan for Municipal Works and Services 2014-2017. Cabildo councillor for municipal liaison Aurelio Abreu explained that the project has just received its approval from the Canarian Government, and that works scheduled to last some eight months will start between October and December this year.  Abreu said that they would solve the mainREAD MORE

Sultry weather? beautiful promenade? Soulful music? light breeze and a cool drink? There’s only one place to be this coming Friday 27 July when the Fermín Rivero Trio are putting on a jazz concert on Playa San Juan’s Paseo del Bufadero. Music starts around 9pm.READ MORE

Updated 23 July: Sadly, hospital sources have confirmed that the young man knocked down yesterday morning on the TF1 between Fañabé and Adeje died last night from the injuries he sustained in the accident. The victim has still not been identified. Original post 22 July: 25-year-old man is in hospital with multiple serious injuries after being knocked down on the TF1 in the Fañabe area early this morning. Emergency services say that they were called out just after half past six with reports that the man was lying unmoving on the carriageway and needed assistance. Ambulance crew stabilized him and then transferred him to Hospiten Sur whereREAD MORE

This Friday night, 27 July, we in the Canaries will be able to see a full lunar eclipse. The timings below are from Time and Date HERE, and show that the moon will start to turn blood red around 9pm our time, the whole thing lasting until around 11.30pm. It should be quite low in the sky, unfortunately, so not all of us will get to see it, but anyone with a clear view towards to east should get the whole show!  READ MORE

A 16-year-old boy was badly injured around half past six this evening after falling in the coastal area of La Matanza de Acentejo in north Tenerife. Emergency services say that they were called out with reports that the youth had suffered serious head injuries in a fall from a considerable height onto rocks and then into the sea in the La Negra area, and that a leisure craft had rescued him from the water. A search and rescue helicopter was scrambled due to the difficulty of access and the injured youth was winched aboard and transferred to TFN where ambulance crew stabilized him and tookREAD MORE

We’ve all heard of the immensely popular entertainment programme Britain’s Got Talent but not everyone will be aware that it’s a franchise with similar shows around the world. And there’s one in Spain, and now Spain’s Got Talent is looking for potential contestants … in Tenerife! Producers will be in the Canaries on 14 and 15 August, and anyone interested should register on THIS website. (Obviously it will be essential to be able to speak Spanish because successful applicants will be appearing on Spanish TV).READ MORE