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Water Bills Increase in Lanzarote

Inalsa_Cortes_2011 The price of water supplied from Inalsa in Lanzarote increased on Thursday 7th July 2011.

The official boletín for Las Palmas has been published announcing a minimum increase of 5 Euros per bi-monthly invoice, households and businesses will notice the difference when they receive their bills from September onwards.

A service fee of 2 Euros per month has been applied to the domestic rate for a supply between 13-15 mm, meaning an increase of 10% for a family consuming less than 31 m3 of water the increase will be about 15%. The service fee increases up to 6 Euros per month depending upon the type of supply. There has been no increase in charges for waste water at this time.

The announcement follows a period where areas of Lanzarote have experienced outages in the water supply. The President of the Cabildo met with the mayor of each municipality on the 1st July for one of their regular meetings during which they discussed Inalsa, notes released to the press included:  read more »

Fiestas del Camen & San Felipe, La Graciosa 8th - 24th July 2011

Friday saw the start of the Fiestas del Carmen on the island of La Graciosa. For a small island off the Northern tip of Lanzarote, they have a full programme of events planned through to the 17th July, then more for the Fiestas de San Felipe from the 18th to 24th July.

fiestas del carmen in la graciosa 2011

A weekend in La Graciosa is lovely what ever the time of year, but even better during the traditional fiestas, there is a campsite which is free of charge to stay but you must now book in advance, which can be done online here: Camping La Graciosa



Saudi Royals Visit Costa Teguise

Royalty is expected to arrive in Lanzarote today.

 Costa Teguise

Several members of the Saudi Royal Family will be spending a few days relaxing in  read more »

Wines of the Volcano, 12th - 15th July 2011

The Vinos del Volcán will be held this week in the north of Lanzarote from the 12th to 15th July with various training and tasting events to promote wines from Lanzarote.


The programme opens with a presentation of wines on  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket, Play Offs Sunday 10th July

The play offs begin on Sunday 10th July for the top three cricket teams in the Lanzarote Cricket Association Naturally Floors Championship 2011.


The league currently stands with St George’s CC in the lead with  read more »

Exhibition: José Guerrero, MIAC, 8th July - 2nd October 2011

A new exhibition opened at the MIAC this evening, the collection of works from Spanish artist José Guerrero (Granada, 1914 - Barcelona, ??1991) will be on display until the 2nd October 2011.

Jose Guerrero MIAC Exhibition

The collection curated by Yolanda Romero features 24 works of art from the series called Fosforescencias which dates  read more »

Mancha Blanca Craft Fair, 14th - 18th September 2011

The 23rd edition of the Feria de Artesanía de Mancha Blanca will be held from the 14th to 18th September 2011.

XXIII Feria Artesanía Mancha Blanca

This large traditional craft fair is held in the village of Mancha Blanca in Tinajo during the Fiesta de Los Dolores. Thousands of people flock to  read more »

Rebajas at Biosfera

I found myself with an hour spare earlier this week in between appointments in Puerto del Carmen. As the summer sales had just started I thought I’d have a wander around the Biosfera shopping centre.

Rebajas Biosfera Clares

At first I was a bit disappointed with the sales! Nothing tempted me in  read more »


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