news from the island

Tuesday October 11, 2011posted in News

Couple Sue First Choice Over Stomach Bug

Scottish couple Roddy and Julie Scotland are planning to sue travel company First Choice for £35,000 compensation after their children Emily and Charlie contracted the serious stomach bug cryptosporidiosis.

Monday October 10, 2011posted in Events

Full Moon Dinner at the Castillo de San José

To celebrate the full moon on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th of October, the Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism on Lanzarote will be hosting two special dinners at the Castillo de San José, home to the Museum of International Contemporary Art.

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.