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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 46, 2017

TUI Aircraft Lands Without Flaps A TUI aircraft in bound from Birmingham circled to burn fuel before landing after declaring an emergency because the flaps would not deploy. An aircraft’s flaps increase lift and allow a slow approach – in this case the aircraft had to land at higher than normal speed, so weight was…

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Memories of La Tiñosa

Puerto del Carmen Competition “Memories of La Tiñosa”

The Townhall of Tías is organising a very interesting vintange photography contest where photos must be from before 1986. They can portray scenes of: -La Tiñosa village, the Harbour and the Plaza del Varadero. -Avenida de las Playas -Changes in the landscape due to the development of different areas of Puerto del Carmen -Photos of…

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E Ship

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 45, 2017

E-Ship Delivers Windmills The E-Ship Enercon 1 delivered new windmills for Lanzarote’s wind farm project to the island this week. Enercon is a “clean energy” ship and has four rotor sails, which connect to the propellors and provide additional motive power. British Tourism In Canaries Up 5.7% This year 5.3 million Brits will have visited…

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Lanzarote news week 44

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 44, 2017

Three Detained For “Illegal Occupation” In Costa Teguise In a joint operation between local police and Guardia Civil, two properties where squatters were in occupation were raided in Costa Teguise. Three people were detained. The raids took place following 28 complaints received from neighbouring properties. Four More “Mega Windmills” To Arrive Over The Weekend Four…

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Calendar Cover

Lanzarote Information 2018 Calendar

Julie has been taking amazing images of Lanzarote since the year 2000. Last year, for the first time ever, we released a calendar of her best shots and we were amazed at the demand – the printers could barely keep up!   These are some of the reviews the 2017 calendar had: “A really good…

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Brief new Lanzarote October 2017

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 43, 2017

Cadiz to Lanzarote Ferry Problems The ferry Albayzin, which does the run from Cadiz to The Canaries each week ran into mechanical problems last week, stranding more than 200 passengers for 3 days, many with their cars. A few days later, it was announced that the company, Trasmediterannea, has been taken over by another shipping…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 42, 2017

Rubbish Lorry Ends Up In Harbour A rubbish lorry ended up in the water at Arrecife port last week. The lorry, which was carrying rubbish bags, was left for a moment by the driver whilst disembarking a Naviera Armas ferry. The driver claims the handbrake was left on, but despite this, it ended up in…

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Brief news

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 40, 2017

Court Orders Contractors To Pay Back Money For Illegal Properties Court number 5 in Arrecife has ruled that three promoters, who sold 22 properties in Playa Blanca back in 2004, have to pay back the full original purchase price plus interest to the owners. The court stated the the companies, Agueri Exploitaciones, Palmera Canaria and…

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Timanfaya National Park

Training Astronauts in Lanzarote

We’ve often heard of Lanzarote being compared to Mars, but did you know that the European Space Agency is now training astronauts on the island? The European Space Agency (ESA) produced this video during their Pangaea course in 2016 with astronauts Luca Parmitano, Pedro Duque and Matthias Maurer. Lanzarote was the obvious location for the…

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