news from the island

Tuesday August 16, 2016posted in News

WRONG TURN Lanzarote Road Accidents Up By 29%

Road accidents and fatalities on Lanzarote are on the rise, according to the latest data just released by the local island government....

Tuesday August 16, 2016posted in News

LEFT LUGGAGE Baggage Handlers Threaten Strike Action

Swissport baggage handlers are threatening to take strike action from next Monday the 22nd of August at Arrecife airport.....

Thursday August 11, 2016posted in News

SHOWER POWER Perseid Show Set To Light Up Local Skies

Mother nature will be putting on a spectacular free show tonight as Perseid meteor shower blazes a trail across the skies above Lanzarote.....

Wednesday August 10, 2016posted in News

SOUR GRAPES Local Wine Production Set To Fall

Aficionados of locally produced wines may well be left feeling that their glass is half empty as grape production on Lanzarote has dropped.......

Tuesday August 9, 2016posted in Events

CITY LIGHTS Capital Celebrates Fiesta de San Gines

Lanzarote's capital Arrecife will be celebrating the annual Fiesta de San Gines from August 12th to the 25th....