news from the island

Tuesday February 23, 2016posted in News

MAKING WAVES WWF Lobbies For Whale Sanctuary Off Lanzarote

The World Wildlife Fund are pressing for the creation of a whale and dolphin sanctuary in the waters that lie between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura...

Tuesday February 23, 2016posted in News

PROP UP House Prices Rise In The Canaries

Property values are on the up in the Canaries, according to the latest data just released by TINSA, Spain’s leading market evaluation agency...

Friday February 19, 2016posted in News

WEATHER WOES Grey Skies, Rain and Even Hail?

The weather on Lanzarote has taken a real dip over the last few days, with temperatures dropping in the north to as low as nine degrees celsius....

Thursday February 18, 2016posted in News

CHEESED OFF Local Dairy Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

A total of 31 people on Lanzarote have been affected by a salmonella outbreak over the last two weeks....

Wednesday February 17, 2016posted in News

REAL DEAL Lanzarote’s Cochineal Secures EU Seal of Approval

Lanzarote’s cochineal industry has been awarded official Denomination of Origin protection by the European Union....