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MTB Race Al Golpito, 29th July 2012

The 4th edition of the Cronoescalada Al Golpito timed cycle is happening next Sunday at 10:30 in Famara finishing at the "Ermita de las Nieves" on the top of the risco.

Al Golpito Poster

This competition is organised by the "Club Deportivo El Aljibe" and the "Peña Ciclista de Lanzarote El Golpito" and regulated by the rules of the "Federación Canaria de Ciclismo". It also counts towards the "Campenato Interinsular MTB Lanzarote-Fuerteventura" and the "Copa Federación". The format of this event its an individual race at 1 minute intervals between participants on a mountain bike.

Al Golpito Programme:  read more »

Arrecife Ring Road Closures For Resurfacing

Sections of the right lane (direction airport to port) on the Circunvalación in Arrecife will be closed overnight for the next two days to allow for resurfacing work to be carried out.

Circunvalacion Arrecife

On Tuesday 24th July the section between the LZ-2 and San Bartolomé will be closed. Traffic heading north should continue into  read more »

Prison For Lanzarote Camera Shop Fraudster

We’ve heard many complaints over the years about purchases from the electronic shops in Lanzarote, an employee of Mata Electronics has just been sentenced to a year in prison by the courts in Las Palmas.

Avenida de Las Playas

The report about Deepak Gulab Rai was published in Diario de Lanzarote, who was resident in Lanzarote and working at the bazaar Mata Electronics on the Avenida de Las Playas in Puerto del Carmen. The employee who was aged 23 years old at the time of the incident, was found guilty of overcharging a customer for the purchase of a camera, card reader, sunglasses and binoculars. The offense happened during July 2008, the total cost of the sale should have been 230 euros, however an incredible 17,514 euros was taken from the customer’s bank accounts. Purchaser, Michael  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Part Time Secretary

The Lanzarote Business Association have a vacancy for a part time secretary in Lanzarote.

Due to a new project the Lanzarote Business Association in Puerto del Carmen are recruiting for a part time, temporary secretary. The role requires someone  read more »

Lanzarote Information Grand Prix 2012

Sunday was funday for us, as we contested The Lanzarote Information Grand Prix, with some of our advertising clients. The day was all about thanking them for their continued support and giving them a chance to network with each other.

Podium FinishWinners_Celebration

As you’d expect, the weather was perfect, and Jules had organised a magnificent trophy, which the teams were competing for. Everyone had a practice session,  read more »

Fiesta Time in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca celebrates its tradition as a sea-faring town and home to many generations of fishermen with over a week of celebrations in Fiestas Nuestra Señora del Carmen. The town church is dedicated to Carmen and the week starts with a procession through the streets with the statue of the Virgin decorated with flowers.

Virgen del Carmen processionVirgen del Carmen Fishing Boat

The church is decorated too with a palm covered archway and the square (which is also dedicated to Carmen) is the base for football and basketball competitions and music all week. Down in the harbour, a huge fair is set up for a week and there are small market stalls along the pathway. A massive stage is set up for the live performances each night and there are bars and stalls selling every type of food and drink imaginable.

Giant headsFairground

The weather was especially hot this week and so  read more »

Flying to Lanzarote

Lanzarote is the most easterly of the Spanish Canary Islands and one of Europe's most popular destinations for a sun-drenched holiday. It is only four hours away from most parts of the UK, and direct flights to Lanzarote are now available from many British airports as well as those in Europe; these strong transport connections have cemented its status as a favourite holiday destination.

Airport

The island has its own airport; Lanzarote Airport, or Guacimeta Airport (ACE) as it's sometimes known, is situated in San Bartolome on the south-east coast. There are two terminals at Lanzarote and all departures and arrivals are grouped together on respective floors for ease of transit.  read more »

Ocean Lava 2012

The Ocean Lava Triathlon held in Lanzarote is now in it’s third year, this popular event will start and finish in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday 8th September.

Ocean_Lava_Lanzarote_Triathlon_2012

This triathlon attracts a broad spectrum of athletes as there are two distances of a quarter and half available as well as options to compete individually as well as a team. Run by Kenneth Gasque who is frequently found at the finish line of major sporting events around the island, this is definitely one for your sporting calendar.

The Half Distance triathlon includes a  read more »


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