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Diesel Tax

The Spanish government are planning to introduce a diesel tax that will raise €38 for every thousand litres of fuel sold. Once hailed as a solution to emissions, diesel fuel has now been classed as highly contaminant, and diesel vehicles…

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…