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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

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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.