Entries by Gazette Life

Ambassador’s Visit

British Ambassador Hugh Elliot rounded off his first Canarian visit since being appointed last August with a trip to Lanzarote, where he hosted a talk and Q&A session on Brexit at the Fondeadero Centre in Puerto del Carmen. Accompanied by Consul Charmaine Arbouin, Vice-Consul Jackie Stevenson, and Lanzarote’s Honorary Consul Sue Thain, the Ambassador confirmed […]

Lanzarote Vogue Photoshoot

Vogue España come to Lanzarote for a front cover photoshoot, for their February Edition. Photos and videos by: Vogue España The models featured include: Marina Pérez, Inés Sastre, África Peñalver and Miriam Sánchez. One noteworthy model is Inés Sastre, one of Spain’s most famous veteran supermodels, she is stood with Miriam and Africa; two of […]

Death off the Coast

A new born baby has died during the passage to Lanzarote. On the 8th of January, a patera arrived on the coast of Lanzarote; upon arrival, emergency services attended to the new born. Unfortunately the baby, which had been born during the travel, had passed away. There were 43 occupants aboard the patera in total. […]

Strong Population

Setting a new record, Lanzarote has broken it’s population record of 150,000. For the first time in the island’s history, Lanzarote has surpassed last year’s population record of 150,000 inhabitants. Last year had seen the population increase by 2.1%, bringing the total to 152,000. It’s a notable achievement, as the previous decade had seen the […]

SARA Dog of the Month

CADO, a beautiful Podenco found abandoned and wandering in Mácher, born in September 2015, arrived in SARA this September. He was so bewildered and frightened, poor boy, he must have had a very sad life. However, he so wanted to learn to trust and find out what it was like to be loved. Thanks to […]

Las Palmeras Golf Night

On Saturday 14th December, the members of the Las Palmeras Golf Society met at the Casa Cabaña restaurant in Puerto del Carmen for their annual Trophy Presentation Ceremony and Christmas dinner. The event was well attended and the delicious traditional dinner, combined with excellent local wines, contributed to a merry, festive atmosphere. Before dessert, a […]

Weather Watch

Of course the Christmas festivities continue here in January with the celebration of Día de los Reyes (King’s Day) on January 6th and the procession of the Three Wise Men the day before. And after all that celebrating, Lanzarote is the perfect place to head to one of the many beaches here and top up […]

Where to find us

We’ve heard some of you guys have been having trouble finding our new location! You will find us just off the roundabout where Home Zentrum is located, we are the first building you see on the left after exiting the roundabout. Directly next door to Belingo on Avenida Central in Tias.  Our opening times are […]

Scooter Control

Regulations governing electric scooter use have, up to now, been left to local councils – who have responded in all sorts of different ways. However, Spain’s traffic department the DGT has just published provisional guidelines aimed at scooter users, police and councils, until a more comprehensive, EU-compliant law is approved. Electric scooters are defined as […]

Park Life

The number of cars and motorbikes on Lanzarote has risen constantly. There are now over 129,000 registered vehicles of all types on the islands, a figure that includes 33% more cars and more than twice as many motorcycles than there were 15 years ago. All those vehicles need to be kept somewhere when not in […]