Five pateras arrive

Five pateras (boats) have arrived at Lanzarote in the last 48 hours, carrying a total of 248 migrants.

Corujo defends statements

The President of Lanzarote's Cabildo, María Dolores Corujo, has defended recent statements she made at the FITUR travel fair, in which she claimed that Lanzarote was “saturated” with tourists.

English Cinema – The Whale

This week, the cinema in Arrecife will be showing “The Whale” in original English.

Rain, hail, and tornadoes

Lanzarote ticked all the weather boxes yesterday, recording instances of rain, hail and some small tornadoes.

Vehicle collision in Guime

Last night, the emergency services were called to a vehicle collision in Guime between two cars.

Tabayesco road finally re-opens

After several years of closure due to the risk of landslides, the Cabildo yesterday reopened the LZ-207 road from Haría to Arrieta, which passes through the lovely little village of Tabayesco.

No plans to limit British tourists

Yesterday the British press once again misrepresented Lanzarote, when the Daily Express published an article with the misleading headline “Spanish hotspot Lanzarote to limit British tourists as island bosses say it's 'saturated’”. The Mail Online reported “Lanzarote says it is fed up with having so many British tourists visiting the island – and wants FEWER UK tourists.”.

Sports clubs against fish farms

Watersports associations gathered at Arrecife's Sailing Club yesterday to express their total opposition to the planned fish farms off the coast of Arrecife, Playa Honda and Matagorda.

The first hotel

Lanzarote's Cabildo has announced that four reports have supported the listing of the Hotel Oriental building, opposite Hiperdino on Arrecife's main shopping street Calle Real, as an asset of cultural interest.

Desert discovery

Desertwatch are offering free excursions into Lanzarote's El Jable region until the end of May.