“Let’s set an example”

Ariagona González, the councillor in charge of Heritage and Biosphere at Lanzarote's Cabildo, said yesterday that measures would be taken to remove the names that youngsters recently scratched onto the side of the protected Montaña Amarilla, in La Graciosa, and reminded islanders to set a good example to visitors.

Sun beds up for bids

Tías Ayuntamiento is expected to open the tender for sun beds and parasols on the beaches of Puerto del Carmen shortly. If all goes according to plan, the company that offers the successful bid will once again be permitted to equip the resort's beaches by the end of the year.

Figures falling all over

Covid cases continue to fall on the Canaries, with just 146 cases registered throughout the islands yesterday.

Laying down the law

The Canarian Government plans to introduce a decree law that it believes will limit the capacity of citizens to appeal against anti-Covid measures, as well as the regional supreme court’s ability to overrule measures.

NEWS BRIEF: How to save a life

The Safety & Emergencies Consortium continue to hold events to educate and raise awareness of how to act in an emergency on Lanzarote’s beaches.

Speeding fines increase

Speeding fines have increased on Lanzarote after Spain’s Traffic Department (DGT) has started to enforce new rules that apply to the island’s network of cycle-friendly roads.

NEWS BRIEF: From Brussels to Lanzarote

Brussels Airlines will add Lanzarote to its list of destinations from October 31st in response to the increasing demand for winter sun.

Hands off the Charcones!

The Podemos party has criticised Canarian Government plans which it claims will ruin some of the wildest and most beautiful charcones ( natural tidal pools) on Lanzarote.

NEWS BRIEF: Brits lead the way for tourism return

British visitors represented the majority of Lanzarote tourism last month, according to the Cabildo’s Data Centre.

Canaries a safe bet for amber

The UK government is expected to keep Spain and the Canaries on its amber list today, meaning travellers arriving home from holiday will not have to quarantine.