Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 3, 2017

And Stratvs isn’t opening, after all...

Precinto Bodega Stratvs Closed 2 2

After reporting here that the Las Palmas court overturned the forced closure of Bodega Stravs last week, the new resolution was challenged in the court, resulting in a further judgement that the bodega must remain closed. The new ruling takes into account that the original term of closure granted was five years, for the case to reach completion, and also that the conclusion of the court case concerning the legality of the build is “imminent."  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week Two 2017

Highest number of accidents in ten years

Crash  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 1, 2017

Haria Ayuntamiento Investing In The Palms


Haria is know as the valley of a thousand palms, and the ayuntamiento has now taken on a team to trim and look after the trees in the valley. All the trees are being trimmed, and the leaves collected and given to local farmers, So far 220 trees have been trimmed, and the objective is to reach 1000 by the end of March. The cost is expected to be around €50,000.  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 52, 2016

Road in La Santa resurfaced

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Resurfacing work has been completed on the road that runs between La Santa and Emerlan. The €200,000 cost was financed as part of the tourism infrastructure plan. It will come as a relief to the many cyclists who use the stretch of road!  read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 51, 2016

Book Launch by Cabildo - Teguise, The Footprint of History

Teguise la huella de la historia

A new illustrated book has been released depicting the important history of Teguise from the first population of the island to the present day. The book aims to capture the history and architectural beauty of the island’s original capital. Several artists and photographers collaborated in the production, which will soon be on sale in bookshops on the island.  read more »

Another Complex Refurbishment In Puerto del Carmen

Lanzarote Charity Calendars 2017

Other than our fabulous Lanzarote Information 2017 Calendar, these are the Charity Calendars you can choose for next year (in alphabetical order): 

Barbarella s Cats of Jesuralem

Barbarella Buchner, who we interviewed last year, is a local Lanzarote photographer and web designer who usually creates a "Cats of Lanzarote" calendar.  

However, earlier this year she travelled to Jerusalem and took photos of the hundreds of street cats there, and decided to do feature those cats instead.  read more »

El Tonelero Sculpture

"El Tonelero",  meaning "The Cooper", is a new sculpture that was just unveiled on the evening of the 2nd of December in San Bartolomé.

 Sculpture Sculpture and the man himself

It's located on the roundabout on the Avenida Alcalde Antonio Cabrera Barrera at the intersection with Calle Dr. Severo Ochoa.   read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 49, 2016

Former Playa Blanca Mayor Jailed

Playa Blanca

José Francisco Reyes, the former mayor of Yaiza has been sentenced to 19 months imprisonment and disqualified from holding public office for a period of 9 years and three months. Reyes was found guilty, along with two officers from the technical office, of “Urban Prevarication” relating to licences granted for various projects in 2005.  read more »


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