Updated 25 April: The council has announced electricity cuts for maintenance tomorrow, 26 April, in the Puerto Santiago and Los Gigantes areas between 8.30am and 1.30pm. The areas affected are C/ Adelfas, Pz Bouganvilla, C/ Flor de Pascua, C/ Gigantes, C/. Hibisco, Avda José González Forte, PB Marinero, Avda Marítima, C/ Pino, C/ Tamara, Cj Tarajal, Pj Tulipan. Updated 15 March: The council has announced electricity cuts for maintenance tomorrow, 16 March, in the Puerto Santiago area between 8.30am and 1.30pm affecting TF47 Armeñime-Puerto Santiago, Avda Santa Fe, C/ Caldera, C/ Lajial,  Avda San Antonio, C/ Santa Monica, C/ Santa Barbara, C/ Urb San Francisco. Updated 21 February: The councilREAD MORE

Photo: Casa Real. Updated 25 April: Just a reminder for those who’d like to see it that you can watch the King and Queen’s visit to Tenerife on the Cabildo’s channel HERE from 10.40am. Original post 24 April: King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia are in the Canaries for a couple of days, starting today in Gran Canaria and then moving on to Tenerife tomorrow. It’s the first time the couple have visited the islands as King and Queen. In Tenerife, they will visit Santa Cruz, going first to the Cabildo to learn about social projects and to meet with organizations and businesses involved in promoting employment, and then to theREAD MORE

Photo: Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento. Updated 24 April: Guía de Isora mayor Pedro Martín has today officially opened the first two phases of the of the coastal path betwween Alcalá and Varadero, the part of the paseo known as Punta Blanca. Cabildo Vice President Aurelio Abreu Expósito was also at the opening, along with Guía de Isora Urbanism and Tourism Development Councillor José Mesa, Cabildo technicians, and representatives from the company which carried out the works. Mayor Martín said that although there are three phases still underway, the first two are now open to the public for all to enjoy. The sound quality on the following video leavesREAD MORE

Photos: Adeje Ayuntamiento. The Costa Adeje Cocktail Competition will take place this Thursday, 27 April, in the Costa Adeje Tourism Development Centre (CDTCA) in El Galeón. It’s the twelfth time the contest has been held, and it is a classification event for the national competitions which will be held in Extremadura in November. This year there will be three categories: Barman (from 26 years of age); Junior barman (up to 25 years of age); and Hotel school. Entry to the event is free, and it starts at 4pm with an ‘Open Stage’ with Vito Calculli and Petar Marinov and a Master Class with Manolo Martín (WorldREAD MORE

Photo: CNP. National Police say that they recently carried out an operation against an organized “boat party” taking place inside a craft moored in Puerto Colon. Police say that the action was taken in collaboration with the Inspección de Trabajo del Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social (work inspectors), and the “party” had no security plan in place and a freelance photographer was there working illegally. Police confirm that operations in conjunction with work inspectors are routinely carried out to ensure compliance with various aspects of employment law as well as the safety of customers and clients.  READ MORE

Graphic: Aemet Canarias. Updated 24 April: It might have seemed like summer had arrived early a week or so ago, but the calima which made temperatures soar has been replaced by a rather dull spell over the past several days. Meteorologists think, however, that a system coming in from the Atlantic could bring some wet weather from Thursday. It won’t be cold, at least, but wet and warm weather will make it quite muggy – very muggy, some are saying. There will be more updates over the next few days, I’m sure. Updated 17 April: It’s been a torrid couple of days with high winds in the hills blowingREAD MORE