Here comes the July Gazette

The start of a new month is just around the corner, and with it comes the new edition of Lanzarote’s most popular English-language magazine.

Covid spike “under control”

The Canarian Health Service has stated that anti-Covid measures may be reintroduced if the recent rise in cases results in an increase in hospitalisations and deaths.

Hospital parking chaos

Oswaldo Betancort, the CC deputy for Lanzarote, has demanded an urgent solution to the parking problems at the hospital, criticising “the absence of planning or, better put, the improvisation excused by an emergency,” that permitted the construction of an extension which makes daily life worse for everyone who attends the hospital.”

The Cabildo celebrate international LGBT pride day

Yesterday the Lanzarote Cabildo celebrated and commemorated international LGBT pride day holding presentations and illuminating the front of the building with colours of the flag that represents the LGBT community.

Fishermen caught with prohibited gear

The Guardia Civil have caught fishermen using prohibited gear in Lanzarote, they had caught approximately 70 kilos of fish with the gear.

Seemingly no end to Lanzarote’s fires

Three more rubbish containers have been set alight in Arrecife this week, adding to the growing number of reported fires recently.

Who’ll be Haría’s Mayor?

The future Mayorship of Haría is in doubt as political gears grind behind the scenes.

Fish farm has “dire” effect on Playa Quemada

Yaiza’s Mayor, Oscar Noda, has announced that preliminary results from the survey on the effect of fishfarms on the waters of Playa Quemada are “dire” for the ecosystem.

Yaiza committed to maintaining playgrounds

The Yaiza Ayuntamiento have signed a contract this Monday with the company FCC Medio Ambiente to improve the maintenance, cleaning, and disinfection of all its parks/playgrounds in the municipality investing 160,000 euros of a three-year period.

Hybrid buses for Timanfaya tours

The CACT along with the Lanzarote Cabildo have put together a plan on their website detailing the technical and administrative specifications for a contract to supply six new hybrid tour buses that run through the park.