NEWS

Patera

Tragedy In Lanzarote As Seven Die In A Patera

Updated 16th January 2018 One of the immigrants aboard has been identified as the skipper of the boat. He was found to have around 9000 Moroccan Dirhams in cash on him, about €800. He has been arrested on a charge of reckless homicide. The two who were taken to hospital yesterday have been transferred into…

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News January

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week Two, 2018

Four New Pontoons For Orzola Four new pontoons, which will allow alongside mooring for 67 boats, are being built in the harbour in Orzola. The €300,000 project is aimed at offering visiting sailing vessels a northern alternative for berthing, and one of the pontoons is specifically designed for commercial traffic. Amazing Escape After Car Goes…

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Brief News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week One, 2018

Immigrant Boat With Hashish Comes Ashore In La Graciosa A patera carrying 6 people and about 300 Kilos of Hashish came ashore on Playa La Concha in La Graciosa this week. Guardia Civil transferred the people and drugs to Arrecife, where one of the passengers was taken to hospital suffering an infection. Consorcio Had A…

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Casita Palmera

American Visitors To Lanzarote

I was fascinated to hear from my Friend Marcus at Casita Palmera that he had an American family staying at his property recently. There are no direct flights from the USA to Lanzarote, and based on our experience of travelling in the states, many people there have never even heard of The Canary Islands. I…

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Lanzarote news

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 51, 2017

New Apartment Complex In Puerto Calero Approved Approval has been given by The Canarian Government for a new 4 star apartment complex to be built in Puerto Calero with 26 accommodation units. No details have been given about the promoter and the build has yet to be approved by the Lanzarote Cabildo. More than 1100…

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Food the facts

Shed those Christmas pounds

Lanzarote based Glyn, from Food the Facts, is running a post Christmas programme to help readers shed those extra Christmas pounds, wherever you are based. Key to the programme is daily contact from Glyn, as well as:   Video lessons to improve your nutrition knowledge   Daily assessment on what you’re eating   The support…

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Local news

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 50, 2017

<h4>New Weather Tech For Islands</h4> Weather reports for the islands are often inaccurate as they use modelling that doesn’t work effectively for a small land mass in a huge ocean. In a bid to make them more accurate, the Canarian Government are investing €600,000 to install sensors in all the islands, which will help provide…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 49, 2017

Road Closures For Lanzarote Marathon This Saturday it’s the Lanzarote International Marathon, which runs along the coastal paths between Costa Teguise and Puerto del Carmen via Arrecife. There road closures in Costa Teguise, Arrecife, Playa Honda and Puerto del Carmen. You can see the details on this map – click to enlarge it. New Costa…

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Freediving Lanzarote Project Seeks Crowd Funding Support

World Champion freediver Marianna Krupnitskaya and her partner Nick have been based in Lanzarote for some time and have offered training for freedivers from all over the world here, through their business Freediving Lanzarote.   They now have an ambitious plan to create Europe’s largest freediving project here on the island, based in Puerto Calero.…

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Lanzarote Carnival Countdown!February 2, 2018
16 days to go.