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Free dirt carpark is “sweetener” for visitors, as paid-parking to be introduced in Praia da Rocha

A free dirt car park has opened in Praia da Rocha, near the roundabout to Portimão Marina, increasing the holiday resort’s parking capacity by 1,000.

Portimão town hall said the car park...

Fire brigade moves into “countryside home”

Portimão || Forest fires need to be tackled as soon as possible. Thus, with this in mind, a municipal fire brigade has moved into new headquarters located in the countryside community of Senhora...

The Irish Ambassador to Portugal, Her Excellency Anne Webster, will visit the Algarve to meet Irish citizens living and on holiday in the region. On Saturday, July 12 the Ambassador will attend an...

Relatives of artist Glyn Uzzell and his long-time companion Paul Fonck were joined by friends of the two men on Wednesday for a quiet ceremony in the grounds of the couple’s devastated home near...

Leona Lewis confirmed for Sheraton summer gala

Leona Lewis, British R&B star and winner of the third season of the UK’s ‘The X Factor’ talent show, has been confirmed as the special guest of the 18th Sheraton Algarve & Pine Cliffs...

Providing a wide range of support to the elderly population of São Brás de Alportel is the main goal of the recently-founded Senior Intervention Group (Grupo de Intervenção Sénior, or GIS). An...

Days since two young boys were killed in a tragic quad bike accident in Penela, another youngster has lost his life. 14-year-old Ricardo Fernandes from Barranco do Velho, near Loulé, was projected...

British police are said to be “near the end” of their latest efforts ongoing in Faro to uncover the truth behind Madeleine McCann’s disappearance. And this end, like all the others, seems to have...

The craziest race in the world, takes place in the Algarve

A race entitled ‘Eternal Running’ – dubbed by organisers as “the craziest race in the world – will be taking place at Estádio do Algarve on September 27.

The competition will have...

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