UD Lanzarote 2 CD Vera 1

There may have been rain but as far as UD Lanzarote were concerned the weekend couldn’t have been better. On Saturday, first placed team CD Marino lost whilst second placed side CD Mensajero drew. Lanzarote then came from behind on the Sunday to claim all three points and move within two points of top spot. A red hot weekend!

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At the start of play it was third placed Lanzarote versus third from bottom CD Vera. The Tenerife side certainly did not look like a team who were struggling at the foot of the table as they made the Rojillos work extremely hard for their victory.

Neither side looked comfortable in the early stages but it was the Rojillos who were the first to threaten. A strike from winger Toñito was saved by the keeper and Rosmen nodded home the rebound only for the official on the far side to wave his yellow flag for offside and the goal was anulled.

In the 19th minute the visitors finally woke Lanzarote up. A cross from the right was whipped in with pace and midfielder Sergio Pérez met the ball with a powerful header which gave the Lanzarote keeper Agoney no chance and gave the Tenerife side a surprise 0-1 lead.

The Rojillos reacted well with much better and quicker passing. It took just eight minutes for the  read more »

5 Special Occasions Restaurants in Playa Blanca

The holiday resort of Playa Blanca has some fantastic restaurants, it can be difficult deciding between them. We’ve selected the following five restaurants in Playa Blanca that we believe are the best to celebrate a special occasion at, for those times where you want great food, good service and a nice location.

Sebastyan’s

Sebastyans Greek Restaurant

Sebastyan’s Greek Restaurant can be found at C.C. La Mulata between Playa Flamingo and the Lighthouse in Playa Blanca. This restaurant is lovely for a romantic meal and it has fabulous sea views from inside. Known for it’s excellent food and service, you need to book in advance for this restaurant. Combine a meal here with a cocktail at La Marea below for a perfect night out in Lanzarote.

 Read our review

Telephone: 928 349 679

La Chalanita

La Chalanita Restaurant in Playa Blanca

La Chalanita is situated on the Avenida Marítima promenade in the centre of Playa Blanca, the restaurant can also be accessed from  read more »

Lanzarote Cruise Ship Schedule April To June 2015

The new P&O cruise ship Britannia will be visiting Lanzarote on her maiden voyage in early April.

Mein Schiff 3 in Lanzarote

The Britannia is due into Arrecife on the 4th April at 08:00 and will depart again at 18:00. This cruise ship can accommodate 3,647 passengers, it has 1,827 cabins and 64 suites. If you miss the Britannia in April, she is back on the 8th May for her second visit.

If you like spotting cruise ships, this is the schedule for passenger ships due into Lanzarote from April to June.  read more »

Lanzarote News in Brief - Week 13

Buzz FM Off The Air

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Radio station Buzz FM ceased broadcasting over the weekend. We understand there may be an issue over the licence. The station used pre recorded voice segments made by presenters based off the island, and was broadcast over the air in Lanzarote and world wide via the internet.

Body Found in Argana Alta

Arrecife Marina

The body of a 39 year old man  read more »

Shane Walford Arrested In The Canary Islands

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives believed to be on the run in Spain has been arrested in the Canary Islands.

Most Wanted Fugitives In Spain National Crime Agency

These are the faces of the ten men wanted by the National Crime Agency. Operación Captura named one of them as Shane Walford,  a 38 year old man from Coventry. We had reason to believe that he was living in  read more »

VI Rallye La Candelaria Tias 2015

Please note that this rally has been cancelled due to an issue with documentation

Twenty nine cars have registered for the VI Rallye La Candelaria - Tías En Memoria de Agustín Asensio Alemán which takes place this evening and tomorrow afternoon in Lanzarote.

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This rally is the first event in the motor racing calendar for the island with 10 timed sections over a total timed distance of 56.8 KM. The technical verification takes place at 18:00-19:00 tonight before race start at 21:00. There are 4 timed races in two locations on Friday night, and 6 timed races in  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 23rd & 26th March 2015

The only movie in English at the cinemas in Lanzarote next week remains unchanged.

Kingsman

At Multicines Deiland in Playa Honda at the same time of 19:30 Kingsman: The Secret Service is being shown on  read more »

Opinion - Bodega Stratvs. This Has To Be The Last Time.

When Bodega Stratvs was closed by the courts a few days before Christmas 2013, my first reaction was one shared by many people: “How ridiculous to close a business that is doing great things for Lanzarote, and put 40 people out of work a few days before Christmas, over a planning anomaly.”

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But over the following two years, the investigation carried out by Judge Silvia Muñoz has revealed an alleged catalogue of lies, deception, theft and corruption that would do justice to a Jeffrey Archer novel:

Here are a few of the things that are alleged to have taken place:  read more »

  • Some of the land used didn’t belong to the company, it was simply taken. When the owners complained, they were offered shares in the business, an offer they turned down.
  • The licence granted was to renovate an existing 900 square metre building. In reality,

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