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Fiesta en la Plaza on Saturday 30th June

Lanzarote will be rocking on Saturday 30th June 2012 with the Fiesta en la Plaza concert, to be held at Plaza de las Naciones Los Pocillos, in Puerto del Carmen. Starting from midday and ending at 01.00. A great day not to be missed!
The aid concert is being organised

Modernisation of Puerto del Carmen

The Lanzarote Business Association was invited to attend a presentation that took place on Monday 18th June in Puerto del Carmen with the attendance of the previous and present

A new direction for British Consular services in the Canaries

Press release from the British Consulate Canary Islands Press and Communications office in full:

From the 1st July 2012, bo th British Consulates in Las Palmas and Santa Cruz will be introducing important operational changes.

"Making changes together" in Lanzarote

The Lanzarote Business and Residents Association are holding a seminar on Tuesday 12th June 2012.

Joining us on the day will be Guest Speakers from the Local Government as well as representatives from the financial and property sectors.
There will be an opportunity on the day to present your questions to them.

Date: Tuesday 12th June 2012
Venue: Gran Hotel, Arrecife
Time: 10.30 a.m.

Attendance is free but places are limited and must be reserved in advance.

We are the only official organisation for foreigners registered in the Town Halls and Cabildo in Lanzarote. As a member we can voice your complaints, thoughts and suggestions and lobby on your behalf.

If you want to have your say on these or other issues then join us.
Contact us now to reserve your Free place: by email:, or by contacting Rita on 638 240 224.

Easy walking on Lanzarote’s Footpaths

By Sandie Johnson

Sandie is not a resident of Lanzarote but is a frequent visitor who spends some part of every year on the island. She is a member of the Lanzarote Creative Writing Group.

Lanzarote has many walking opportunities to suit all ages, abilities and levels of experience. For a small island such as this is, the choice is really extensive and the main problem is choosing where to begin! The good news is that you don’t have to embark on a full day’s trek in the more remote areas of the island to experience its peace and tranquillity, and wealth of fascinating flora and fauna.

In Costa Teguise, for example,

LBA Member´s profile

Emily Simkins is English born but has lived in Lanzarote since she was a child. She was educated here and has worked on the Island since graduating at school.
ins Emily Simkins
She has owned her own insurance brokerage for 10 years and has served the local and expatriate community with distinction. Her success has relied

Modernisation Plans For Puerto del Carmen