From The Editors Desk
27th November 2015
Christmas is on its way! Saturday 28th 8pm is the official switching on of the Christmas lights at Campanario. This is always a spectacular evening, get there early as crowds are expected.
Casa Pablo at Tamaragua has a Christmas fayre also on 28th 10am -1pm. Cards, gifts, decorations and so much more.
Our Christmas menus are starting to arrive (see below)
Record numbers of tourists are expected this year to celebrate Christmas in the sunshine.
CheetaCheeta, the Oasis Park Fuerteventura chimpanzee, will travel to Mona the Girona Foundation, on Thursday. The move comes after last June Cheeta and two chimpanzees escaped from their cages by getting the door open. The incident resulted in injuries to one worker and two owners of the park.Read More
Spain's National Geographic Institute has confirmed that a 'quake of 3.0 on the Richter Scale occurred in the north of Fuerteventura yesterday at 11.38 am. The movement's epicentre was 24 km below the surface at a spot approximately halfway between Puerto del Rosario and Corralejo.Read More
Next Thursday, November 12th, the Ministry of Health of the Canary Government, through the Department of Health of Fuerteventura, will launch the service of drawing blood in the Health Centre of Antigua-Betancuria. This service is initially on Thursdays from 8:15 to 9:00, with the intention of extending it to Tuesdays. Thus, more than 12,000 people will be able to donate. Health cards essential.Read More
Building a million more homes in crowded little England by 2020 seems about the daftest thing anyone could think of. Where on earth will their electricity come from? In recent years, almost as soon as winter had begun, the National Grid was calling for more energy. That’s because we have a shortage of energy generation and an increasing risk of blackouts. The Grid has taken emergency powers to keep our lights on in winter. It will pay good money to major consumers to get them to switch off. This is a last resort.
Suspended prison sentence for expat who failed to update benefits office
Vivienne Day, 70, from Basildon in Essex claimed housing benefit, council tax benefit, Disability Living Allowance and Pension Credit for eight years - yet failed to let her UK benefit office know she was actually living in Mazarrón, Murcia.
In 2015, an article published by the UK Telegraph newspaper reported that as a destination, Turkey was the fourth worst country for receiving delayed and cancelled flights departing from the UK. Generally across all airports, a staggering 33% of incoming flights failed to arrive on time but even more concerning is that the airports in Istanbul were registering a mind-blowing 64% of incoming flights as straying off schedule.
Have ever wanted to know what is happening, around town, this week? Well this section is for you! We plan to list events, entertainment and shopping specials that are on this coming week.
You can also check our what’s on calendar for upcoming events. In this way it can help you plan your days, & evenings, out.
Have you, like us started to think about food for Christmas and New Year?
We at Fuertenews, always thinking about our stomachs, have started to receive menus of what is on offer this festive holiday.
The adventures of Alan!
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