Bather rescued at Papagayo

A bather had to be rescued after getting into difficulties while swimming off Papagayo yesterday.

Chancellor’s holiday

The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, has chosen to spend his Christmas holiday on Lanzarote.

Christmas window dressing winner

The Yaiza Ayuntamiento have awarded 300 euros to the first-place winner of their Christmas window dressing competition.

Eight million to bury power line

Lanzarote's Cabildo has agreed to grant 8 million Euros to bury the power lines connecting Playa Blanca to the rest of the island.

Beach rescues

Emergency services were called to two accidents at Playa Papagayo and Playa Mujeres in Playa Blanca this week.

Christmas Jumper Day

The popular Indian restaurant, Indian Delights, are hosting Christmas Jumper Day once again this year where collected donations will be given to the local charity Granny’s Attic.

Temporary power cut in Playa Blanca

Some residents and tourists in Playa Blanca will experience a temporary power cut this morning.

Playa Blanca kick starts Christmas with Night Race

Last Saturday, the centre of Playa Blanca was transformed to accommodate the Music Night Race. The event was a huge success, with 450 running and hundreds of spectators.

Montaña Roja rescue

A 73-year-old Polish woman was rescued from Montaña Roja in Playa Blanca yesterday.

Statue Showdown

Divers gathered yesterday to prevent a boat chartered by the Cabildo from removing statues located in the Atlantic Museum, the underwater artwork created by artist Jason de Caires Taylor. It is now being reported that statues were removed under cover of darkness last night.