Lanzarote News In Brief - Week Twenty 2016

Underwater Bomb Made Safe

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A diver discovered an old bomb at a depth of 15 metres off the coast of La Graciosa and contacted the authorities. The navy vessel Meteoro was sent to the area, which was secured while divers recovered the device. The bomb discovered was 67CM long, filled with 11.5KG of explosive and had an pressure activation fuse which was made safe.

Kite Surfer Dies At Famara

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A 37 year old kite surfer died while surfing at Famara after suffering a cardiac arrest. A nearby nurse and doctor, who were on the beach, attempted to resuscitate him, but he was later pronounced dead at the scene.  read more »

Ironman Lanzarote 2016 Road Closures & Information

Around 1900 athletes spanning over 50 nationalities will be participating in the 25th anniversary edition of Ironman Lanzarote on Saturday 21st May 2016. The holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen will be packed full of spectators and supporters from the start at 7am to the finish at midnight tomorrow.

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To ensure the safety of the athletes during the 180km bike leg of the triathlon, there will be road closures and diversions. Please allow plenty of time for your journeys tomorrow and respect directions given by the 300 strong health and safety team helping to safeguard these athletes through a gruelling event.

The map above details the bike course with road closure times affecting 6 of the 7 municipalities in Lanzarote. If you have airport transfers departing from Puerto del Carmen tomorrow, please make sure you  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 23rd and 26th May 2016

There is only movie in English in Lanzarote next week that will be shown twice  on Monday and Thursday.

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At 19:40 in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife, the newly introduced: "Eye in the Sky":

Colonel Katherine Powell (played by Helen Mirren) is the military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists who are living in a safe house in Kenya. But she finds out that the terrorists are planning a  read more »

New Owners at Brown Deli

Tracy & Derek from Brown Deli in Costa Teguise have confirmed this week, that the business has been sold to an Irish couple called Ann & Michael.

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Regular clients can be assured that the new owners will still be creating all the usual Brown Deli favourites. In fact, the handover taking place until the end of the month even includes the coveted carrot cake recipe!

It’s the start of a new era, from the  read more »

Monster Radio - Lanzarote's Newest Independent Radio Station

The last time we caught up with Lanzarote’s Monster Radio back in October, the station was just about to go on air, and promised to deliver an eclectic mix of music driven by what listeners really want to hear.

 

Now, just over six months later, Monster Radio is going from strength to strength and gathering a loyal following, both on the island and around the world.


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Dick Knowles (left) and presenter Pete Tilbury-Fowler (right) in the Monster Radio studio with Martin Finnigan from UK group The Rainband  read more »

Jobs In Lanzarote - Sales Consultant, Insurance

Jennifer Cunningham Insurance are looking for an experienced sales consultant to manage their Tias office.

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The candidate must have fluent English but other languages are an advantage. He or she must have a proven track record in Sales. The position can be full or part-time and will be on a full contract with basic salary plus commission.  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Summer Job

A large holiday complex in Puerto del Carmen is looking to employ a reliable and enthusiastic person on a temporary, part-time contract for 11 weeks over the busy Summer season of July and August.

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Duties to include working in all areas of the on-site Leisure Centre.

Working hours will be  read more »

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Divina Italia

We had a few appointments in the capital yesterday and decided to have an impromptu lunch in the Charco de San Ginés area of Arrecife. There’s a lovely selection of restaurants in this picturesque area of Lanzarote’s capital, we’d heard good things about Divina Italia, so decided to visit their Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant.

Divina Italia ArrecifeView Charco de San Ginés

Many of the tables on the terrace were already occupied, there was a mixture of Spanish and British residents lunching as well as tourists. The food coming out of the kitchen looked fabulous, we decided to share the house salad (Ensalada Divina) and a spicy Pizza Vesubio. There were plenty of friendly waiters on hand, their language skills were being tested by the variety of nationalities who had been drawn to the restaurant for lunch.  read more »

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