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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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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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Freemasons Lanzarote

Lanzarote’s Freemasons welcome masons who live on the island and those visiting on holiday. They meet on the second Tuesday of every month from October through to April, and then monthly through the rest of the year to practice for upcoming meetings. Their meeting room is in Argana Alta, Arrecife. They provide financial support to…

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Patera

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 19

Jet 2 Increase Stansted Flights Jet 2, the Leeds based budget airline, has increased their capacity from Stansted for the summer, adding Bulgaria, Crete and Turkey to the destinations, and with additional flights to Lanzarote meaning they now fly here every day of the week. Immigrant Boat Intercepted A boat with 11 immigrants on board…

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Arrecife

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 18

New Health Clinic In Costa Teguise Construction has started on the new clinic in Costa Teguise. The €800,000 project should be completed within 12 months, and will give the resort a large and functional new health centre, offering an emergency room, family care and paediatric care facilities. High Speed Internet For Villages The Cabildo has…

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Charco del Palo

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 17

Sunbeds back in Costa Teguise The sunbeds are finally back on the beaches of Costa Teguise, almost a year since they disappeared, and at least six months later than Mayor Oswaldo Betancort hoped when we interviewed him. The new contractor is paying an annual fee of €295,000 for the concession to supply the beds, umbrellas…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 16

Campaign To Prevent Drownings In both 2016 and 2017, 9 people drowned off the beaches of Lanzarote. In a new initiative by the Lanzarote Emergency Consortium, leaflets will be distributed in 4 languages in the hope it will reduce the number this year. The aim is to raise awareness of potential dangers from the ocean,…

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Paseo de Puerto Naos

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 15

LZ34 Being Resurfaced The LZ34 between Tahiche and San Bartolomé is being resurfaced currently. The road has suffered heavy traffic because of the Zonzamas environmental centre there. The total cost of the project, which will include new signage is 1.7 million Euros. New Fishing and Marine Life Museum For Arrecife The Cabildo has announced that…

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Marina Lanzarote

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 14

New Showers For Puerto del Carmen Beaches Tias Ayuntamiento has installed new showers and foot baths at Playa Chica. These are the first of a total of 20 new showers for the resort’s beaches, which will include 13 on Playa Grande. British Diver Critical A 48 year old British lady is critical in hospital after…

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