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Accidents Down

Road traffic deaths in Spain fell by 7.6% to 1,098 in 2019, despite an increase in the amount of cars and journeys across the nation. 4,398 people overall required hospital attention after an accident. Spain’s Interior Minister, Fernando…

Getting Back in Shape

Coach Ian Kerr reports on the healthy youth rugby scene that can be found every Saturday morning at Playa Honda. The Christmas festivities meant a pause in the calendar for the Lanzarote Rugby School. However, with the New Year and…

Spain’s One-Point Champs

After passing the halfway mark of the season the Rojillos (The Reds) are in 14th spot and only three points clear of the relegation positions in the Tercera Division (Fourth Tier). Lanzarote have only been defeated five times in this…

Memories of Salt

Yaiza Ayuntamiento has published a teaching guide for families and schools to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Lanzarote’s most famous poet, Víctor Fernández Gopar “El Salinero” (The Saltmaker). The teaching guide…

Stratvs Trial Begins

The Stratvs Case, described by a prosecutor as “the greatest attack on Lanzarote's environment since 1993” has finally arrived in court, in a trial which could last until April. The Stratvs Bodega, in La Geria, is undoubtedly an…

Las Palmeras Prizewinners!

Two competitions organized by Las Palmeras Golf Society took place in January. Both were well attended by a multi- national group of male and female golfers, whose handicaps range from 2 to 28. Annie Rayner was the runaway winner of…

Good Dog!

Rob at Lanz Luxury Villas sent us some photos of Jovi, on the lookout for swimmers in distress at the Salinas de Janubio. Jovi is living proof that the SARA Animal Shelter is the best place to get the best dogs, as both he and his brother,…

Holiday Rental Study

Lanzarote Cabildo has unanimously approved a motion to carry out an official study into the impact of holiday rental accommodation on the island. The motion was presented by Myriam Barros of the Lanzarote en Pie - Sí Podemos party,…

Yaiza Simply Love

Yaiza Ayuntamiento has announced the first Yaiza Simply Love festival, a six-day event dedicated to “equality, inclusion and respect for the LGBTI community.” The festival will take place from the 22nd to the 27th April and, although details…

Christmas Collision

A 60-year-old taxi driver died on Christmas Day after the driver in front of him lost control of his vehicle. The taxi driver could not avoid colliding with the vehicle of a 28-year-old who later tested positive for alcohol and drugs,…