Sporting outlook

Alfredo Mendoza was placed in charge of the Sports Department at Lanzarote's Cabildo in November last year, after the collapse of the pact in Arrecife where he had been in charge of culture, fiestas and the local police. He arrived at the department just as the island was about to take a turn towards normality after almost two years of Covid restrictions on sporting activities.

New logo for Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen launched its brand new logo (above) in late April, as Lanzarote's most important tourist resort announced details of it's Third Modernisation plan.

UK voting rights restored

British citizens resident overseas will shortly be granted the right to vote in British elections for life, following the approval of the UK government's elections bill last month.

Playa Honda soundproofing to begin in summer

The soundproofing of over 1,000 homes in Playa Honda will commence this summer, according to San Bartolomé Mayor Isidro Pérez.

The big Canarian play-off

As U.D. Lanzarote’s season comes to an end, CD Tenerife and UD Las Palmas still have a huge game ahead of them. Our football correspondent for U.D. Lanzarote, Ian Lane, tells us about what’s ahead for the two biggest football clubs in the Canary Islands.

Canarian Government tackle smoking on beaches

Today is World No-Tobacco Day, and the Canarian Government has collaborated with the Canarian Health Service to focus on a campaign against tobacco consumption which will highlight the environmental impact of smoking.

Vandalism investigation

Six minors are currently under investigation for smashing the windows of a house and car in Tahíche.

Yaiza comes together to celebrate Dia de Canarias

The sunny southern village of Yaiza, and the town of Playa Blanca, celebrated in full force this Sunday and Monday. The streets were packed, cheer was in the air and the Canarian flag was flying high.

Monument to Malocello

Arrecife Ayuntamiento is considering a request to erect a monument in honour of Lanceloto Malocello, the Genovese explorer for whom Lanzarote is named.