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Essex Sex Offender in Lanzarote

Essex Police According to the Echo News on Friday 7th January 2011, three sex offenders have fled abroad from Essex and one of them is in Lanzarote.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Johnson said that they could not identify the man as it would breach his human rights. It also appears that they are not going to be requesting a European arrest warrant due to the cost.

You can read the full story here:  read more »

Spanair Flight Offer From €25 For Two Days Only

Spanair have launched a special flight offer for the next two days only.

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They are offering flights from €25 (including everything) to be taken up until the 31st May 2011.

Simply click the banner which will take you straight to the English section of the Spanair website, follow the link "to see all flight offers” for a full list of all the flights included.  read more »

Activities in Lanzarote

There are loads of diverse activities to enjoy in Lanzarote. Here is a selection of some things you can experience during your holiday.

In, On or Under The Water

 

Sea Fishing in Lanzarote Deep Sea Fishing

There are fishing boats moored in Puerto Calero and Marina Rubicón who will take a party or individuals out fishing. Methods include big game and light tackle fishing depending upon the time of year.

We recommend: Lanzarote Fishing

 

 

Scuba diving in Lanzarote Scuba Diving

Lanzarote has lovely temperate waters with incredible visibility. Experience divers can enjoy a range of dives in various locations around the island, the favourites are found in Charco del Palo and Puerto del Carmen. Why not book a try dive whilst you’re here and see for yourself!

We recommend: Island Watersports

Surfing in Lanzarote Surfing

Lanzarote is nicknamed the Hawaii of Europe for good reason, the  6-Star Prime Santa Pro event is held here each November.  If you love surfing then Famara beach is the spot to enjoy hours of surfing or take lessons.  read more »

Register Now For Your Vote

Vote symbol If you want to vote in the Spanish municipal elections the 22nd May 2011, you need to make sure that you are registered on the censo electoral (electoral role) before the deadline of the 15th January 2011.

If you are an EU citizen living in Lanzarote then according to the Mandate EHAJ2264I20'10 (BOE de 28 de agosto) you are entitled to vote in the forthcoming municipal elections if the following applies:

* You have Spanish residencia

* You are aged over 18 years old

* You have lived in Spain without a break for five years

* You are registered at your local ayuntamiento (you have a certificado de empadronamiento)

For more information  read more »

The Sales Have Started!

rebajas 50The winter sales in Lanzarote started yesterday the 7th January after Kings and last until the 6th March 2011. 

You can expect discounts of 50% in most of the shops with some prices slashed to 70%. The secretary general of Confederación Española de Comoercio (CEC) announced that retailers should expect to sell between 5 - 10% more products during the sales this year than last year, although invoicing might be 2% - 6% less due to the lower prices.

Don’t worry if you’re not here until the summer months, the dates for this year’s summer sales have already been confirmed as starting on the 1st July through to the 31st August 2011.

 

Have you been shopping in Lanzarote? Why not visit:  read more »

Lanzarote Football, U.D. Lanzarote 2, U.D. Realejos 1

6th January 2011

U.D. Lanzarote briefly moved back to top spot following a narrow win against the leagues bottom club with goals from striker Rosmen and defender Saúl.

rosmen 050111 UD Lanzarote The match was certainly not a spectacle, however for the many expat supporters who have been struggling with the harsh British winter, having a beer and watching football at a 5pm kick off time with a cloudless sky in 24 degrees heat, the match was magic.

The Rojillos went straight into the attack and in the 7th minute Echedey put fellow striker Rosmen through with a clear run at goal. The tall striker never looked confident and his strike reflected this as his poorly hit effort did not test the Tenerife keeper as the ball flew two yards wide of his left upright.

The opening goal came in the 28th minute  read more »

Proyecto de Ocio y Tiempo Libre, January to April 2011

The Concejalía de Juventud have organised a programme of courses called Proyecto de Ocio y Tiempo Libre "motiva2".

These classes are designed to stimulate new hobbies and interests for the island’s youth aged 14 or older and include some really interesting subjects such as DJ school, t-shirt design, massage, fitness, photography and batucada.

Taller de Monólogos TALLER DE MONÓLOGOS

Date: 24th January to 14th April 2011

Location: Centro Sociocultural de Tinasoria, Los Geranios, Arrecife

Classes: Monday & Thursday 18:00 – 19:00

Places: 20

Taller de MasajeTALLER DE MASAJE

Date: 24th January – 11th April 2011

Location: Local de Las Salinas Autindara, Arrecife

Classes: Monday 18:30 – 20:00

Places: 15

Taller de Malabares TALLER DE MALABARES

Date: 24th January to 14th April 2011

Location: Centro Sociocultural de Tinasoria, Los Geranios, Arrecife

Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 17:00 – 18:00

Places: 20  read more »

Meditation at Playa Chica, 8th January 2011

Meditación benefica con cuencos tibetanos en la Playa If you fancy meditating on the beach this weekend, Mundo Armonia will be in Puerto del Carmen.

During the evening there will be meditation, relaxation and a mini concert with Cuencos Tibetanos y Cuarzo (Tibetan bowls).

This is a fund raising event for the animal shelter SARA so a donation of €2 is requested to  read more »

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