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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.

Maspalomas - 24.07.2014 - Two Italians have been arrested after police raided an apartment in Maspalomas which was used to sell drugs to foreign holidaymakers. more...
Icod - 24.07.2014 - The first of the new sections that will eventually connect Tenerife's two motorways has been opened at last, six years after work commenced. more...
Tenerife - 24.07.2014 - Claims by a Tenerife woman that she had discovered hundreds of skeletons in a mass burial site used by the island's native Guanches population centuries ago are being treated with scepticism by the authorities. more...
Canary Islands - 23.07.2014 - A late plea by the Canarian government to halt the search for oil off the Canaries has proved unsuccessful and oil company Repsol has announced that it expects to begin the exploratory drilling at the end of the year. more...
23.07.2014 - Real Madrid's pre-season tour of the United States has brought an unexpected call-up for Tenerife-born reserve player Omar Mascarell. more...
Santa Cruz - 23.07.2014 - Just in time for this week's programme of events marking the island's successful defence against an English raiding force under Nelson in 1797, the new series of commemorative stones and plaques on sites that played a key role in Tenerife's most famous battle have been unveiled. more...
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