news from the island

Wednesday April 24, 2013News

New Manrique Wind Toy For Tias

An agreement to erect a new Manrique designed wind toy in Tias has been reached, with the announcement coinciding with the artist's birthday on April 24th 1919...

Tuesday April 23, 2013News

Tourist Arrivals Rise By 6% In March

Lanzarote tourist arrivals rose by just over 6% during March, thanks largely to an early Easter break. But total arrivals for quarter one are down by 2.4%....

Thursday April 18, 2013News

Competition to Renovate Playa Honda Seafront

The Ayuntamiento of San Bartolome has just opened a competition for local architects and designers to redesign the promenade in Playa Honda.

Tuesday April 16, 2013News

New Art School Exhibition in El Charco

A new exhibition celebrating the work of the Pancho Lasso School of Art has just been opened at the Exhibition Hall in the Charco de San Gines.

Tuesday April 9, 2013News

Arrecife Judge Annuls Mortgage

A local family have had their mortgage declared void by a court judge in Arrecife, due to the ruinous level of interest charged.