Cabildo offers two new hiking routes

The Cabildo have added two new routes to their “Conoce tu isla”, get to know your island” family hiking program.

Young people go diving in Playa Blanca

Twenty youngsters tried scuba diving for the first time in Playa Blanca last Saturday, as part of the Yaiza Ayuntamiento’s August Young People’s Programme.

Patera tragedy

The six-year-old boy who was in serious condition in the hospital in Gran Canaria, after his patera capsized last week, has died.

Tías thanks local police force

The Tías Ayuntamiento have thanked the work of the local police force during the recent fiestas in Puerto del Carmen this year.

Driver abandons overturned vehicle

Yesterday, emergency services were called to an overturned vehicle on the LZ-20. The driver had left the scene before they arrived.

Música Visual festival returns

The Lanzarote Cabildo have just announced the dates for this year’s “Música Visual” festival, which returns for the 17th edition.

Famara rescue

A hiker was rescued from a footpath on the Famara cliffs yesterday after suffering from fractures to the tibia and fibula (shin bones).

Migrant centre at full stretch

The “centre for immigrants” in Arrecife, which is in reality a camp consisting of several tents located behind the National Police Commission building, has been saturated with new arrivals in recent days.

Useful Spanish words – at the mechanic

Useful Spanish words of the week! This week we list Spanish words that you will find useful the next time you’re in the mechanics. Feel free to bookmark the page or screenshot the words for when you need them.

Traditional grape harvest in Yaiza

Hundreds of visitors enjoyed the traditional grape harvest in La Geria today, where they travelled along the path to Bodega La Geria, accompanied by camel. Check out the pictures from the day: