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Aug 18

El Hierro aims to provide the best bus services in the Canaries

El Hierro wants to become the leader in the Canary Islands for good public transport. Routes and frequency were expanded from August 1st in a bid to help local residents and tourists and to promote sustainable mobility. Island president, Belén Allende said: “We move ahead in time to other islands, betting decisively on public transport, giving priority to the user of regular transport, improving services, expanding fleet and guaranteeing discounts in the case of the elderly, young people and unemployed.”
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Aug 18

Granadilla launches gym on the beach

Granadilla has launched a new edition of the beach maintenance gymnastics programme. The initiative takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the months of July, August and September in the morning from 9am to 1pm. Around 200 older people joined this initiative this year, which also has a transport service that runs through the different districts of the municipality, thus facilitating the participation of those who do not have other means of travel to the Granadilla coast.
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Aug 18

Spain expects new tourism record but will work on quality

Spain expects to receive 30.4 million international tourists this summer, an increase of more than 2.3 per cent. Minister of Industry, Co-mmerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto announced the fore-casts for the months of July to September. This would constitute a new record of arrivals. Regarding spending, the Minister said it could exceed 34,000 million euros, repre-senting an estimated growth of more than 4.1 per cent.
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Aug 18

Traditional markets draw the crowds

The traditional markets of Alcalá and Playa San Juan have resumed in their usual hours from 8am to 1pm (Mondays in Alcalá and Wednesdays in Playa San Juan). The Paseo del Bufadero, annexe to Avenida del Emigrante in Playa San Juan, and the Plaza del Llano in Alcalá will continue to be the places to enjoy this window to the agricultural producers and artisans.
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Aug 18

Guia de Isora opens 20th national art competition

Guia de Isora has opened entries for its 20th National Art Award. The contest will reward the modalities of painting and sculpture with an amount of 1,200 euros. The works can be submitted until August 31st. In September, they will be exhibited in the framework of the Patron Saint Festivities.
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