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 Teguise Health Centre Out To Tender
The planned new health centre for Costa Teguise is out to tender, with an expected build cost of around €1.14 Million. The project has received 85% funding from the EU, and the building will be just over 500 square metres in size, on one floor and fully accessible. Interested parties must submit their tenders by the beginning of January.
Government criticised for not investing in geothermal enery
The Canarian government has been criticised by experts about their lack of interest in exploiting geothermal energy in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. They suggest that as much as 450 megewatts could be produced in Lanzarote – enough to power this island and Fuerteventura.
Under a scheme called Empleabilidad 2017, local businesses can claim subsidies for taking on people who are currently registered as unemployed. Grants of 50% of salary and social security costs, up to a maximum of €400 per month will be paid for six months.
7 Million passengers into Lanzarote in 2017 – a new record
The 7 millionth passenger arriving in Lanzarote will come in on a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester this Sunday. The figure is a historic milestone for the island. The passengers on the flight will be met by press and the airport manager.