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Plea To Stop Leaflets

We were contacted today by some of our friends in the Scandinavian community who asked us to publish their concerns about the number of leaflets littering the streets of Puerto del Carmen, showing the Swedish and Norwegian flags. Apparently these leaflets come from a Scandinavian tour company and two mattress companies based on the island.

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We’ll let them take up the story:

The Norwegian and Swedish flags on the front page are all over the streets and pavements, you can even find them on the beaches.

People are stepping on the flags, and it makes us sick to see our flags being treated like that.

We have tried a lot of things trying to stop this pollution of our streets, but in vain.

Last winter some of us visited the town hall in Tias, presenting pictures and plastic bags of leaflets as evidence, and everybody up there agreed with us and said this was terrible...and not LEGAL!  read more »

easyJet Announce New Route To Lanzarote From Bristol

Seats on a new route from Bristol to Lanzarote went on sale with easyJet yesterday.

Easyjet taking off from Lanzarote

Lanzarote was one of four new destinations announced as part of easyJet’s five year commitment to continue growth at Bristol airport.

The new route commences on the 18th of April 2015 and will fly twice a week, all year round on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

We’ve found seats from as little as £31.99 one-way in September and around £100 return during May, June & July, so it’s a great time to book an early summer holiday for 2015. Give us a call on our freephone number 0800 810 8404 or check out our travel agency Lanzarote holiday offers for more details.

The addition of Lanzarote,  read more »

Emergency Simulation Tomorrow

The Ayuntamiento of Tías would like to inform residents and tourists of their intention to hold an emergency simulation on Saturday 8th November in Puerto del Carmen.

El alcalde Pancho Hernández con los equipos y personald e Protección Civil de TíasEmergency Simulation

The simulation will take place around 11:00 in the Matagorda area of the holiday resort.  This is an emergency drill which will involve the  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 10th & 13th November 2014

Last week's English movies remain, but do check the times! They will be shown on Monday the 10th and Thursday the 13th of November in Lanzarote:

VO 10 y 13 noviembre

At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:

At the same time of 19:50 A Walk Among the Tombstones. Private investigator Matthew Scudder (played by Liam Neeson) is hired by a drug trafficker to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. This is the movie adaptation of Lawrence Block's novel.

At the later time of 22:05 The Judge. Big city lawyer Hank Palmer (played by Robert Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his father (played by Robert Duvall), the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

At Multicines Deiland in Playa Honda:  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Bike Mechanic

Club La Santa has a vacancy for a skilled bike mechanic / bike guide to join the Green Team.

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The role is to maintain the bike fleet consisting of Road, City and MTB´s, as well as guiding weekly road and mountain bike tours around the island.

Preferred skills required:

Cytec level 2 qualification or  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Administration Assistant

Please note that this position has now been filled 11/11/14.

Club La Santa have a vacancy for an administration assistant to join their team in Tinajo, Lanzarote.

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Requirements:

Written and oral fluency in Danish, English & Spanish

Competent in Microsoft Word & Excel

Responsibilities:

General correspondence
Translations
Coordination and administration of procurement and transportation procedures

If you are natural at  read more »

Jon Gold

Jon Gold was one of the first musicians I heard sing on the island whilst on holidays and I still enjoy to hear him today, as much as I did the first time.  So it's with great pleasure that I finally get the chance to ask him, well, the usual questions:

Jon Gold

Hello Jon, will you tell us where are you from originally?

The West of Ireland.

How long have you lived in Lanzarote?

Nearly 21 years.

What do you play?

I play acoustic guitar mainly, but I also enjoy bass guitar, harmonica and the Irish drum known as the bodhrán.

Who is your idol  and inspiration?

Lots of singer / songwriters for example Paul Simon,  read more »

Lanzarote Weekend 7-9th November 2014

Here’s our guide to what’s on in Lanzarote this weekend.

La Villa de Teguise:

Timple Museo 8 Nov

Eliseo Parra is in concert at the Casa Museo del Timple in La Villa de Teguise on Saturday 8th November at 21.00. Entrance is free to this Folk Castellano performance.

Famara:

beach clean 8 nov

Join a group of volunteers to help our local environments and clean the beautiful beach at Famara this Saturday 8th November from 11:00 to 13:00. Meet at the  read more »

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