New Charging Points In Arrecife

Four new charging points for electric cars will be installed in Arrecife over the next few months.

Official Mourning

All of Spain started a ten day period of official mourning on Tuesday for the citizens who lost their lives during the Coronavirus epidemic. Flags on all official buildings will fly at half mast as a tribute.

Canarian Government Request Phase Three For La Graciosa

The government have put in a formal request that La Graciosa, together with La Gomera and El Hierro, moves to Phase Three of the de-escalation plan this coming Monday. La Graciosa has had no positives for Covid 19.

More Beaches Opening

As Lanzarote moved into Phase Two on Monday, only the main town beach of Playa Blanca was opened for residents to enjoy swimming. It has now been announced that both Playa Dorada and Playa Flamingo will open this Wednesday.

New Street Lighting For Tias

New street lighting costing €300,000 is to be installed in Tias over the next few months, to provide greater safety for residents.

Island Feeling The Pain Of The Loss Of Ironman

At this time of year, Lanzarote is normally enjoying the company of around 2,000 athletes from around the world, many of whom come to the island with their families, to enter the iconic physical challenge. Until next year….

Earthquake In Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria recorded an earthquake of 3.6 on the Richter scale in the early hours of Wednesday. The quake could be felt clearly in Las Palmas and Telde, and the epicentre was about 20 miles deep, in the ocean, off the north coast of the island, It sparked a series of smaller quakes in the area, including a seismic shift which was felt in parts of Tenerife.

Increase In Inter Island Flights

As the lockdown eases, Binter have announced an increase in their inter island flights to 42 per day, and they expect to increase to 60 in June. All aircraft in use will be thoroughly disinfected between flights.

Tias Invites Business Owners To Apply To Expand Terraces

Tias Ayuntamiento has invited bar and restaurant owners to apply for permission to expand their terraces by 50% in order to create more room for tables and customers. The temporary increase will apply until the end of lockdown measures.

More reading: International Tourism to restart in July.

The image above was taken in a previous year, of Ironman.