Lights Out For Earth Hour, 31st March 2012

Lanzarote may be a little darker on Saturday when various institutions participate in “Hora del Planeta” in support of WWF.

The Ayuntamiento of Tías have confirmed that they will switch off the street lighting on the Avenida de Las Playas in Puerto del Carmen and the Avenida Central in Tías for an hour from 20:30 – 21:30.

The Cabildo of Lanzarote are also committed to the Earth Hour they will be switching off lights around the  read more »

Lanzarote Football, UD Lanzarote 2 Charco del Pino 0

25th March 2012

U.D. Lanzarote completed their third win on the bounce and their sixth consecutive home win, nevertheless with other teams also fighting for a playoff spot and winning, the Rojillos remain four points adrift of the all important fourth spot.

Over recent weeks Lanzarote´s home matches have been packed with entertainment but on this occasion the Tenerife side packed the defence and the Rojillos had to be content with the majority of possession though finding it difficult to create goal scoring opportunities.

Surprisingly the visitors began the game with a spring in their step as they forced the home side into a succession of corners though it wasn’t long until the Rojillos took control of the match against the leagues bottom side.

The opening goal came in  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Promotional Staff

Kreate are seeking two people in Lanzarote to represent one of their clients.

Kreate the experience

The company offer brand experience campaigns and are a highly acclaimed experiential marketing agency (please see their website This is a temporary but well paid position for 7 weeks.

Ideally the candidates should be already living in Lanzarote and over 21 years of age. The role is sales of a branded product at various retail locations on resort, the position includes an excellent  read more »

Dog Missing Matagorda Area

Fantastic News! Bella has been found safe and sound in the San Bartolomé dog pound (3rd April 2012).

Bella is a 5 month old black Labrador cross who went missing on Saturday morning in the Matagorda area of Lanzarote.


The family have been searching for her all week, following leads but as of yet she hasn’t been found. Bella is black with white paws and chest and is wearing a red and black collar.

Please, if you have seen Bella or  read more »

New Electric System For Lanzarote

The Government of the Canary Islands aims to connect the province of Las Palmas with a new electrical system in 2016.

Parque Eolico Lanzarote

Lanzarote currently shares electricity with the island of Fuerteventura, this new system will also connect Gran Canaria so that the three islands can distribute energy between them. According to Francisa Luengo, the Vice Consejera de Industria del Ejecutivo Canario the proposal has already been submitted to the Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo with the company Red Eléctrica de España.

The government has an energy plan for the  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 29th March - 1st April 2012

Here’s our weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events from Thursday to Sunday across the island of Lanzarote.

Costa Teguise:

Hollywood Legends

Venue: Hollywood Legends, Calle de Las Acacias, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 30th March 2012

Time: 19:00 – 07:00

Details: Opening Night of Hollywood Legends a Grill Sports Bar in Lanzarote. (Previously called Legends).

Weirdos & Fruitcakes

Venue:  read more »

Exhibition: Visit to the Cueva de Los Verdes

A new exhibition opened at the El Ajibe in Haría on Saturday 24th March entitled “Visita a la Cueva de Los Verdes”.

Exhibition Cueva de Los Verdes

The photographs displayed show details of a visit to this lava tunnel on the 22nd May 1960. The group expedition into the Cueva de Los Verdes was organised by journalist and historian Agustín de la Hoz Betancort, (1926 – 1988), the images were taken by local photographer Gabriel Fernández Martín (1920 – 1985).

The Sala de  read more »

Fish Poaching Inspections

Fish inspectors visited a number of restaurants, fishmongers and harbours in Lanzarote during March at the start of a campaign to catch fish poachers.

The Government is working with the Servicio Marítimo in the Guardia Civil to promote sustainable fisheries and ensure that local fishermen are respecting the minimum fish sizes. The initial inspections were carried out in different areas of Lanzarote on the 15th & 16th March, Mónica Álvarez, Consejera de Pesca, Caza, Medio Ambiente y Aula de la Naturaleza said ”We inspected five areas of fishing and shellfish in Famara, Caleta Caballo, La Santa, El Golfo and Costa Teguise: five slipways in Caleta de Famara, Caleta de Caballo, La Santa and Arrecife: five points of sale in Arrecife & Playa Honda and nine restaurants situated in El Golfo, Playa Blanca, and Puerto del Carmen”.

The result of these first inspections was  read more »


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