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The following are updates (latest first) on the current situation while Brexit negotiations take place. At present nothing is confirmed, with everything still to be determined through the two-year process. Please also see HERE for general thoughts on the situation of British residents of Tenerife. Updated 15 January: At least we know something tonight. Theresa May’s Brexit deal has suffered the worst defeat in Parliamentary history. She only had to lose by fewer than 166 to avoid that ignominy, but rather she lost by 230. Tonight, President of the EU council Donald Tusk says “If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, thenREAD MORE

A 29-year-old man died and two others were injured when the car they were travelling in left the road and crashed into a wall on the TF-42 in Los Silos, between Garachico and Buenavista del Norte. Emergency services say that they were called out shortly before 10pm last evening with reports of the collision and that various people needed help. Sadly, however, they were unable to help the man who had died from injuries sustained in the impact, and he was declared dead at the scene. A 35-year-old woman and a second man were injured in the crash: both were stabilized at the scene and thenREAD MORE

Photo: Alicia Barquero Padrón. Santiago del Teide Ayuntamiento’s annual Almendros en Flor is always one of the most popular Almond Blossom Route campaigns in Tenerife, and it’s now in its 22nd year. These walks are always hugely popular because they’re through a stunning environment in the hills when the almond blossom is blooming, surrounded by beauty with an unbelievable scent filling the air. The council says that 2019’s Rutas will offer, as always, a range of walks and activities, and be organized in collaboration with various council departments and the Cabildo itself: as always, walkers are advised to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and toREAD MORE

Updated 11 January: Perhaps the same international series as mentioned yesterday, but this time Casting Canaries isn’t just seeking infants for filming in March, but girls and boys between 10 and 14 years of age. Parents should send an email to info@castingcanarias.com with photos, full name, contact phone number, island of residence (can be Tenerife or Gran Canaria), date of birth, height and build, and level of English. Children preselected will be called for a precasting in person on 22 and 23 January (Tenerife). Updated 10 January 2019: Casting Canarias is seeking to cast an infant for an international series. The child should be between threeREAD MORE

The annual Las Galletas half marathon (21km) and 10.5 km races will take place on Sunday 7 April. Inscription for this year’s runners is open with participants able to sign up online on the event’s official website HERE – there is also a Facebook page for the event HERE. Registration is at reduced rates for those who sign up before 24 March, and inscriptions end at the close of Wednesday 3 April. The route is outlined in the image below and road restrictions are always in place in the morning of the race for the TF-66, TF-653 and TF-652.READ MORE

Date&time/incident/area Friday 11 January: 10am-midday. Water cut in Tejina de Isora. Areas affected: whole village. Wednesday 9 January: 8-11.30am. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: Calle España, Avenida La Constitución, Avenida Marítima, Calle La Piscina, Calle Trivijate and surrounds. Friday 4 January: 10am until end of works. Water cut in Icod. Areas affected: following image. (edit: the times were changed on the morning of the 4th itself – the cut will now be from 10pm) Wednesday 2 January 2019: 8.15am-1.15pm. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: Calles Bajo La Cuesta, Era de Molina, Manuel Oliva and surrounding areas. Wednesday 19 December 2018: 11pm to (Thursday) 6am. Water cutREAD MORE