Lanzaroteños Living Abroad Doubles
The number of Lanzarote citizens living outside of Spain in the last ten years has doubled to 3240, according to census figures.
Mayor Charged With Drink Driving
Tinajo’s mayor Jesús Machin, was charged with drink driving following an accident over the weekend. He was fined €1000 and has lost his licence for 8 months. Despite calls for his resignation, he has vowed to continue in his role and to fight for re-election in 2023.
Lanzarote Remains At Level 4
The health department of The Canaries has said that Lanzarote will remain at Level 4 Covid restrictions until at least 4th March. Despite our covid numbers falling sharply one key measure remains in the danger zone – the number of people in the intensive car unit at the island’s hospital.
Three Sets Of Filming In Lanzarote
Three movie teams will be shooting in Lanzarote over the next two months, all citing the island’s dramatic landscape and amazing light as reasons for the decision to film here. An Apple TV+ series, based on the writings of Isaac Asimov, a German series called The Family and Maret, shot by Luxembourg director Laura Schroeder will be filmed here this month and in March.
Iberia Express Ramps Up Madrid Connections
Iberia Express is increasing the number of daily flights between Madrid and Lanzarote to two per day from next month, with the option to add a third night flight if there is demand through the summer season.
Electric Motorcycles For Police
Policia Locale in Arrecife have taken delivery of three new electric motorcycles for their fleet this week.
Tests For Visitors From Mainland Extended
The requirement for visitors to The Canaries from the mainland of Spain to have a Covid test prior to arrival has been extended until after Easter.