Lanzarote News - Local news and information for the Canary Island of Lanzarote.

Solar recharging points come to bus station

A solar powered charging station has been installed at Arrecife bus station ,which will allow anyone to re charge their mobile devices free of charge. Any device with a USB port can be connected, and the charger gets all its energy from a solar panel “umbrella.” The unit was unveiled by Minister of Industry, Commerce

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Another drowning in Canarian waters

An 73-year-old French man has drowned in Lanzarote, the latest casualty in the waters around the Canaries, and the second death over the bank holiday weekend. The man, visiting the island on his holidays, was spotted when swimming at Playa Chica in the resort of Puerto del Carmen just before 5pm on Monday. Lifeguards and

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Woman rescued after being trapped under car

An elderly Lanzarote woman had to be rescued by the fire brigade after suffering a freak fall as she walked along a street in the island’s capital. The 71-year-old tripped and ended up wedged between the kerb and the underside of a parked vehicle on Calle León y Castillo. Fire fighters were called to hoist

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Air Europa announces new routes to Bilbao

Spanish budget airline Air Europa has announced that it will be launching a new service connecting the Canary Islands to Bilbao. Flights to and from Tenerife and Lanzarote will start in June, and operate until September. The new route is part of the airlines latest schedule, where they have announced 33 new routes across Spain.

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Lanzarote landslide results in beach closure

Fire crews attended a large rock fall at Playa Congrio, one of the Papagayo beaches, over the weekend. Members of the public at the beach raised the alarm, and now area has been cordoned off and will be made safe.

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