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Rockslide beach reopening plans
Santiago del Teide Council has unveiled plans to reopen the Los Guíos beach in Los Gigantes on which two woman were killed in a rockslide back in November.

Rockslide beach reopening plans

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Los Gigantes - 26.08.2010 - Local mayor Juan Damian Gorrin revealed yesterday that work will begin on a stretch of 75 metres of the beach in October to shore it up against rockslides by placing steel netting on the cliffside. The work, lasting four months, is due to be completed by early 2011, although another section of the beach will be remain closed off for the time being until funding is secured to carry out similar improvements. Gorrin said the reopening would kickstart the local economy, which has suffeed badly since the November tragedy and subsequent beach closure.

Tenerife - 01.08.2014 - Tenerife's tourism industry is tipped to enjoy a bumper August, with hotels and apartments nearly 90% full in many parts. more...
Adeje - 01.08.2014 - A doorman who was involved in a fight outside a Costa Adeje night club on Sunday has died in hospital. more...
Icod de los Vinos - 01.08.2014 - Yesterday's opening of the A&E Department in the new northern hospital in Icod de Los Vinos has already sparked a blazing political row. more...
Canary Islands - 31.07.2014 - The latest official figures show a significant decrease in crime in the Canary Islands. more...
Tenerife - 31.07.2014 - On the same day that another big political corruption conviction was announced by the courts (see story on this page), the honesty of a Tenerife taxi driver has made the headlines also. more...
31.07.2014 - The reputation of politicians has taken a further nosedive with the news late yesterday that former Santa Cruz mayor Miguel Zerolo has been disqualified from holding office for eight years after being found guilty of serious misconduct during his time as mayor. more...
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