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Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote

If you’ve ever been to Ironman Lanzarote, you’ll know it’s a massive competition, with more than 2,000 athletes and close to 5,000 volunteers and officials making it all happen. Ironman Lanzarote is a triathlon event which consists of a 3.8KM swim, a 180KM bike ride and a 42.2KM marathon – each segment following straight on…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 20

Underwater Museum Numbers Less than 5% of the divers who visited Lanzarote last year dived at the Museo Atlantico in Playa Blanca. A total of 8, 729 divers visited the underwater attraction in 2017. Arrecife Letters Can Stay The giant letters spelling out “Arrecife,” located by the Las Bolas bridge in the city can remain…

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Concierto Timplefonicas – Review

Norman Warwick continues his cultural reviews with this one from a concert at Casa de Cultura in Yaiza, where he ran into some fans of his, Ian and Margaret from Las Breñas. As we took our seats in the small room that was, at this early stage, still pretty empty, we heard a couple further…

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Holiday letting law

New Holiday Letting Law Redrafted

After many months of deliberation, The Canarian Government has released details of the proposed new holiday letting law. This draft decree now has to go through the usual consultation process, which will take around six months. Note that many aspects of the proposal may change during this period. The redraft maintains the most controversial aspect…

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John Hadland

Leeds Man Missing In Lanzarote

Update 1100: John has now spoken to his family in the UK and is safe and well at the airport. They are working on getting him home. The family of John Hadland are desperately trying to locate him, following his disappearance here in Lanzarote on Wednesday evening. 34 year old John was staying at Apartamentos…

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Compose, Improvise, Write It Down

Here’s the latest arts review from Norman Warwick. He and wife Dee went along to another of Lanzarote’s excellent concerts, this time in La Geria,  and here’s what he thought: We were fortunate to catch a free concert performance recently, that we had somehow overlooked being advertised. The Concierto Trumpetere was held at the end…

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Crafts

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 19

Canarian Crafts On Display In Puerto del Carmen Tias ayuntamiento have opened an annexe to the tourist office on Playa Grande to display Canarian crafts. Local artists and craftsmen will display ceramics, basketry, engravings and basket work. This month the exhibition will feature Canarian clothing and the machinery used to make it. Diving Station In…

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Pool table recovering

New Pool Table Recovering Service

We have a new business on the island offering a pool table recovering service. Many bars and villas in Lanzarote offer pool tables for their guests – they’re often outdoors and take a battering from the sun and dust. It doesn’t take long for them to become damaged, bumpy and torn, which completely spoils the…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Lanzarote Jobs – Secretary

Roper Properties are looking for a secretary to join the team at their Playa Blanca office. The successful applicant will have good administration skills and be able to speak both English and Spanish. Drop your CV into the office – Calle Correillo 59, Playa Blanca or call for more details: 928 94 47 33.

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Villa offer

Late Availability Villa Holiday

Can you get away for a week on 3rd June? Late availability deals here are rare, but we’ve found one for you. And unusually, it’s a villa offer. This is to stay in Villa Dolores in Puerto del Carmen – a 3 bed, 2 bath villa with private heated pool, wifi and sun terrace and…

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