Average tourist spend increased just 4%

The amount of money each tourist spends on average while on Lanzarote increased by just 4% last year, according to a new survey from the Canarian Institute of Statistics.

Land granted for Playa Blanca school

Yaiza Mayor Óscar Noda has announced that he will transfer council-owned land to the Canarian Government so that a secondary school can be constructed in Playa Blanca.

Construction worker faints on site in Playa Honda

The emergency services were called to Playa Honda yesterday after a construction worker had fainted on site.

Aldi look to open supermarket in Playa Blanca

Yaiza Ayuntamiento have announced that Aldi are looking to open a new supermarket in Playa Blanca in an unused plot of land at the entrance to the town from Femes.

Yellow coastal alert this Saturday

Spain’s meteorological agency (AEMET) will activate a yellow coastal warning this Saturday.

Haría reopens bathing at Punta Mujeres

Haría Ayuntamiento have reopened bathing at Punta Mujeres after a sewage spill was detected last week.

Chambermaids a “dangerous profession”

Trade unions have requested that the work of hotel chambermaids is classed as a “dangerous profession”, in order to allow earlier retirement.

71-year-old woman rescued at Las Grietas

A 71-year-old British woman was rescued from Las Grietas yesterday after falling and twisting her ankle.

César Manrique Foundation opposes building plans

The César Manrique Foundation has released a video protesting against Canarian Government plans to reclassify rural land to build social housing.

Teguise Carnival Dates 2024

Teguise Ayuntamiento have announced the full events list for this year’s carnival celebrations which take place from February 28th – March 8th. Here is the list in English.