A man who had become a mini crimewave in his own right in Armeñime, committing a range of burglaries, has been arrested. Police say that local collaboration was key in the arrest, which took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with calls from the public around 4am resulting in him being caught red-handed. The thief is now being processed through the Courts.READ MORE

The 35th International Music Festival of the Canaries will be held throughout the islands in January and February 2019, with 43 concerts in all. In Tenerife, the concerts will be in the Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín in Santa Cruz. The Tenerife Symphony Orchestra will perform the inaugural concert in the Santa Cruz auditorium, and subsequently other concerts in Tenerife. There is a dedicated website HERE with information about concerts and tickets (any problems with the link, just remove the “s” from the “https”).  READ MORE

Photo: Guía de Isora Ayuntamiento. Everyone knows the prime west coast holiday hotspots of Arona and Adeje, from Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas, and on up through the Costa Adeje through Torviscas, Fañabe, El Duque and La Caleta, and many know the much loved Santiago del Teide area too, with the famous unbeatable blue-flag winning beach at Playa la Arena, through Puerto Santiago’s little maze of streets and on to the jaw-dropping view of the cliffs at Los Gigantes. There will be many, however, who aren’t fully clued up on what lies between, and that is Guía de Isora … and Guía de IsoraREAD MORE

Adeje Ayuntamiento has announced the III Mayantigo Fest, Traditional World Music Costa Adeje, which will be offering visitors ‘a little bit of heaven’ during the last weekend of September in the Plaza Salytien, with performances of traditional music and dance from Adeje and other towns here and abroad. The weekend event promises a fantastic mix of light and colour, dance and rhythms bringing people together using the more international language of all – music! This is very much an international event, working to encourage an interest in our local culture as well as inviting groups from other Canarian and Spanish towns and beyond. It isREAD MORE

Photo: Arona Ayuntamiento. Arona Ayuntamiento has said it is very concerned at the inadequacy of the proposals offered by the Tenerife Cabildo after several meetings to improve traffic movement and access in Los Cristianos, especially with the unblocking of the El Mojón area plans, the award of two hotel licences, and the physical start of works in the area being developed. The council says that the Cabildo’s Roads Department, Carreteras, has not taken into account the extent of the developments that will happen in the town over the next several months, and that the proposals are no better than a sticking plaster which will notREAD MORE

Damion Frost. Photo: Adeje Ayuntamiento. Updated 20 September: Adeje’s Damion has succeeded in getting through to the academy, being one of the 16 contestants to do so after singing Justin Bieber’s What do you mean. Now the opportunity really exists … and the work really starts! Original post 17 September: Last year, around this kind of time, the Spanish programme Operación Triunfo, a kind of cross between ITV’s X-Factor and the BBC’s old Fame Academy, was starting … and it led to great excitement because two Tenerife singers were in the final. One was Ana Guerra from La Laguna and the other was Agoney from Adeje,READ MORE