Jobs in Lanzarote, Admin Assistants

An estate agent in Lanzarote has both a full and part time position available for two administration assistants with immediate start.

Lanzarote Jobs

Candidates applying for this position must meet the following attributes to be considered for the role:

- Fluent in English and Spanish with good oral and written communication skills

- Own car and hold full driving license

- Neat personal appearance

- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

- Adaptable and open to learning new skills

- Resolve any administrative issues and coordinate preparation of reports

- Operate a range of office machines such as photocopiers, computers and faxes.

- Answer telephone enquiries from customers, attend to clients and assist the Office Manager and other staff members with their enquiries.  read more »

Lanzarote Restaurant Review - Taberna de Nino, Puerto del Carmen

Readers have been recommending Taberna de Nino to us for years, but somehow it’s never worked out that we have been in the right place to try it for ourselves, until yesterday!

Nino

Set just off the main Avenida, in Calle Tanausú, opposite Playa Grande, we called in for some tapas at lunchtime. We were greeted by Alex, who we discovered later, speaks very good English. At lunchtimes, the menu is pure tapas, with more options during the evening.

Menu

The tables are beautifully laid with cloths, well spaced out and you can sit inside or on a terrace, which is sheltered from any wind.

We chose three of the Chef’s special tapas dishes, but before they arrived a basket of fresh bread with a delicious herb  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Primary School Teacher

A small private school based in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote has a vacancy for a primary school teacher to start in September.

Lanzarote Jobs

A vacancy is available for a qualified British teacher EY KS1/2 for the school which caters for children from nursery to Year 3. The school is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join their staff for the start of the new school year.  read more »

Woman Arrested In Lanzarote For Recruiting For IS

A woman in her 40’s was arrested on Tuesday at her home in Arrecife. She is suspected of being a “recruiter” of young girls being radicalised and sent to areas in the control of IS. She is a Spanish citizen, originally from Cadiz, who has lived on the island for more than 10 years. She converted to Islam when she married a North African man. She is reported as having been in contact with Islamic State in Syria. Three young girls were in the house at the time of the arrest by National Police officers, but it appears that none have actually been sent abroad by the woman.

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The woman,  read more »

Hunt for 18 of Britain's "Most Wanted" goes to fugitives' back yards

The following is a news release issued on behalf of Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency.

Operation Captura Backyard

A 13 ft high digital screen broadcasting the faces of 18 of Britain’s Most Wanted fugitives is on tour around British ex-pat hot spots in Spain.

It’s the latest push by crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers and the National Crime Agency (NCA) to track down the 18 remaining individuals wanted as part of Operation Captura.

The fugitives are wanted by UK law enforcement agencies in connection with crimes including murder, rape, indecent assault of a child and drug trafficking.

And they are believed to be hiding among British communities in popular ex-pat areas – including Benidorm, Malaga and Puerto Banus.  read more »

Things That May Surprise You If You Visit Rural Lanzarote

Life in rural Lanzarote is quite different to the way things are in the resorts. The pace of lifer is slower, and things haven’t really changed much over the years. Here are a few things you can expect:

Cars Stop In The Middle Of The Road

Car

It’s perfectly acceptable to stop in the middle of the road in a village to have a chat with a neighbour. Don’t stress, don’t toot, just relax and wait until they’ve finished!

Complete Strangers Say “Goodbye” As They Pass You In The Street

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Here in Spain, we don’t say “Hello” as we pass people,  read more »

Summer Festival in Costa Teguise

Teguise council would like to know what month residents in Costa Teguise would like to hold their summer party.

 Costa Teguise FiestaVoting

Oswaldo Betancort, the mayor of the Ayuntamiento de Teguise has invited residents of Costa Teguise to vote for their preferred choice of June or September on the council’s website.

At the moment, the voting is equal after 224 votes.

The campaign "Queremos celebrar contigo. Ponle nombre y alma a tu fiesta" came after a request from a group of representatives from Costa Teguise who approached the council, as they are the only place in the municipality, that does not have a date for a traditional summer festival.

The suggestion of mid June or mid September were  read more »

Speeding Surveillance In Lanzarote

The Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) have published the location details of speed cameras, which will be monitoring vehicles during their summer road safety campaign.

Nuevos Radares 2008

The Spanish traffic department have identified 1,500 sections of intercity roads which are considered particularly dangerous. The criteria for identifying where to place the mobile radars is as a result of analysing the number of serious accidents, fatalities or injuries that have required hospitalization, the general number of accidents and the average velocity in these black spots.

The locations have been made public so that drivers can use caution and adhere to the speed limits in these areas. The speed at which a vehicle is travelling determines the severity of impact in a road accidents, particularly here with our volcanic landscape. The higher the speed in a collision, the worse the injury, or even death for the accident victims.

For the island of Lanzarote the following roads will have increased surveillance  read more »

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