news from the island

Friday October 7, 2011posted in Events

A Night of Jazz and Swing in Puerto Calero

This Saturday, 8th October, Dominic Halpin and the Honey B's perform a variety of jazz and swing favourites in the latest Concerts under Canopy series in Puerto Calero.

Thursday October 6, 2011posted in News

Controversial Biofuel Flight Heads For Lanzarote

Arrecife airport will welcome the first commercial biofuel flight from the UK today.

Wednesday October 5, 2011posted in News

Grape Harvest Worst for 60 Years

Bad news for wine lovers as the 2011 grape harvest on Lanzarote is the worst in the last sixty years, according to the president of the Regulatory Council, Javier Betancort.

Tuesday October 4, 2011posted in News

Most Beaches Now Re-Opened

The beaches of Teguise and Tias were re-opened for swimming yesterday afternoon, once the emergency services had given the all clear after the algae alert that was raised on Sunday.

Monday October 3, 2011posted in News

Algae Alert For Island's Beaches

Swimming off a number of beaches on Lanzarote was prohibited yesterday, Sunday 2nd October, after a form of algae which may be toxic to humans was discovered in waters around the island.