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News from around the Canary Islands. Canary Islands community news and updates. If you would like to submit a new story for your area – drop us a line to info@spainbuddy.com with as much info as you can and a photo if you have one.

Adeje signs up to sustainable tourism

Adeje signs up to sustainable tourism

The Adeje mayor, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, met with the president of the Institute for Responsible Tourism, the ITR, Tomás de Azcárate y Bang, this…

Race from Sea to Sky with the Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail

Race from Sea to Sky with the Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail

Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail, the island’s most popular (and extreme) long-distance mountain race, will take place on Saturday 10th June, marking the seventh year in a…

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

In advance of her first ever concert in Tenerife, in the Adeje Las Torres pavilion, Gloria Gaynor, met the press with Adeje mayor José Miguel…

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty
 March 27, 2017  Elle Draper

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

‘Travel Man: 48 hours in Tenerife’ airs this evening (March 27) at 8.30pm on Channel 4. Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty…

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel!
 March 1, 2017  Elle Draper

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel!

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel! A luxury 5 star beachfront property in Tenerife has been chosen as the base for TOWIE cast…

 Elle Draper

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Big news for a little girl this week as an 8-year-old Playa Blanca ballerina has won a sholarship at a dance school in Ireland.

 Ayuntamiento de Adeje

Adeje council condemns dog fighting

Following on the news that has emerged this week of the existence of illegal dog fighting taking place in Güímar, this council wishes to express its total and absolute repugnance for this type of activity, which is an insult to human dignity and is an abuse of animals and will support whatever measures are deemed […]

 Elle Draper

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

A representative from La Gomera PSOE (Socialist Party) has asked the Spanish government to increase the 50 per cent subsidy for air travel that certain Canary Island residents receive, to 75 per cent for non-capital islands.

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