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Los Gigantes Carnaval Program Feb 1013

Posted by dolly diver on February 7, 2013
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NEW Los Gigantes website 2012!

Posted by darketamin on August 3, 2012
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Los Gigantes Website Tenerife

Yes we have upgraded the whole website to PHP scripting language . Designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages.

The website was designed and built to run on all major modern web browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari. The website is best viewed at a resolution of 1280 x 1024 but works fine on 1024 x 768.

The news page has been fixed, upgraded, improved and will be updated regularly starting as of somtime next week. (today’s date 03-08-2012)

The message board has had a lot of security fixes and modifications to prevent spammers from posting spam on the the board. We have also added a feature to allow members to embed YouTube vidoes in their posts.

We have a new photo gallery that runs a lot smoother and faster then then the old 1 did and not to mention its a lot more nicer and user friendly.

New Los Gigantes 10 day weather forecast has been added hope you like it its been a real headache getting it to work properly

New video player installed capable of playing HD videos with the addition of a playlist (more HD videos will be added soon).

Over the next few weeks we will be uploading more pictures, vidoes and information so stay tunned!

Local man arrested for starting the La Gomera fire.

Posted by dolly diver on April 29, 2008
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A 53 year old local man of the Canary Island La Gomera has been arrested in connection with the fires which has affected more than 800 hectares of agricultural and low mountain land and also saw hundreds of people being evacuated from their homes on Saturday. It is thought he started the fire by accident when burning off scrub on his land in Ibo Alfaro.


The weather has improved which has helped the fire fighters control the blaze. It is hoped to be officially under control later today.

Be on your guard

Posted by dolly diver on March 25, 2008
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And now to a topic which causes most of us great concern. Our children and grandchildren make full use of the internet and M.S.N. chat rooms, and we all make sure that safety features are enabled. But here’s a warning to us all to be vigilant. The following is an actual transcript of a conversation between a child and an unknown “friend” in the UK:
After tossing her books on the sofa, she decided to grab a snack and get on-line. She logged on under her screen name ByAngel213. She checked her Buddy List and saw GoTo123 was on. She sent him an instant message: Read more

The blacklist again for Gibraltar?

Posted by dolly diver on March 17, 2008
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GibraltaSpain is to ask that Gibraltar be placed back on the black list of financial havens, with the Spanish tax authority, Hacienda, considering that the Rock is not cooperating in the fight against money laundering.
Spain is to ask the OECD, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, to list Gibraltar as ‘uncooperative’, with a Hacienda spokesman saying that no advances have been made in collaboration over fiscal and tax matters, and that Gibraltar remains opaque, inaccessible and impenetrable.

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Eight meter waves batter Northern Spanish Coast

Posted by dolly diver on March 11, 2008
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Strong winds blew at up to 100 kilometres per hour and waves up to eight metres high lashed the beach front of the Spanish Basque city of San Sebastian, smashing seaside walkways and bars, officials said.

Boats moored in the harbour of the town near the French border in northern Spain were overturned and cars swept down streets by waves.

Big Wave San Sebastian Northern SpainSan Sebastian’s famous Concha beachfront was badly hit by the storm, coming just a week before Easter holidays which usually bring high numbers of tourists.
Water inundated some streets, garages and basements, shattered windows, knocked over street lamps and containers and damaged parked cars. One woman was reported slightly injured after being swept away by a current.
The damage could take weeks to repair although it was too early to say how much it would cost.

Spain’s state meteorological service has issued a warning of strong winds and waves along the country’s Atlantic coast from Galicia to the Basque Country.

Safety Warnings For Women!

Posted by dolly diver on March 7, 2008
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The following document was emailed to us from one of our forum viewers. Having been out of the Uk myself for 23yrs, therefore very much out of touch with what is going, on I was rather alarmed at the content. The document, issued by the Met. Police, offers some very good advice and should be read by all ladies Read more

Wind generator El HierroThe smallest is set to be self sufficient in renewable energy by 2010. El Hierro aims to be the first to be self-sufficient in clean energy.
A new wind power centre will be in operation by the year 2010 and will be capable of coping with the entire power needs of the island’s 10,500 inhabitants.
The Island is set to be the most advanced in environmental considerations with all its energy coming from wind and tidal sources.
It was declared a Unesco Biosphere Reserve in 2000, and the costs for the new developments are being met 60% by the local Cabildo government, 30% by the power company Endesa and 10% by the Canaries Technological Institute, together with 35 million Euro state funding from Madrid. Total cost of the project is 54 million.

Carrefour claims Santa Cruz Carnival Queen winner

Posted by dolly diver on January 31, 2008
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Santa cruz Carnival Queen winner
Shopping centre Carrefour’s candidate Nauzé Cruz Melo was chosen Carnival Queen at the end of last night’s 3-hour Gala in Santa Cruz.

Although not among the favourites in the run-up to the Gala, the winning design – an elaborate costume entitled The Golden Age – proved a big hit with the jury, which included screen stars Sofia Loren and Gerard Depardieu. The event, which was broadcast live on Antena 3 TV for the Canaries and South America, marked a return to the traditional Gala after last year’s controversial attempt to make it an entirely professional show.