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Neglected for many years, the access road through the salt pans to the area known as Quatro Águas is to be improved at a cost of some €2.3 million.

This vital link to the Tavira Yacht Club...

Armona support for the needy

An initiative to identify the “most vulnerable and isolated residents” of Olhão’s Armona Island is currently being carried out by the town’s council and maritime police.

Its goal is to make...

The International School of the Algarve held its most successful Christmas Bazaar ever at its Porches site on Saturday, November 15, raising €4,100 for Casa de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, a girls...

Norway appoints new Honorary Consul in the Algarve

Francisco Bivar Weinholtz, a 41-year-old Portimão lawyer, was appointed as the new Honorary Consul for Norway in the Algarve last week (November 20) in a ceremony held at the Pestana Alvor Praia...

Santa and his reindeer come to Loulé to kick off Christmas programme

A sleigh drawn by real-life reindeer will bring Santa Claus to Loulé this Saturday (November 29), kicking off the municipality’s 2014 Christmas programme.

Entitled ‘O Natal é no Comércio...

Algarve and Huelva join forces for more community funding

The Algarve Municipalities Association (AMAL) and Huelva’s Diputación Provincial are currently working together to come up with joint projects that may earn them 2014-2020 European community funds...

Algarve MP awarded Scandinavian human rights award

Algarve MP Mendes Bota (PSD) has been awarded the “Scandinavian Human Dignity Award 2014” for his efforts to fight human trafficking in Europe.

Bota, known for his tireless campaigns...

1,849kgs of hashish confiscated from boat entering Guadiana

A major drug bust by GNR police saw officers confiscating 1,840 kilos of hashish from a 7.7 metre-long boat off the Castro Marim coast near Guadiana river on Tuesday, November 18. The boat was in...

Portimão’s old bridge pronounced sound

An underwater inspection of Portimão’s ‘Ponte Velha’ bridge has concluded that the structure is in “good condition”, according to national road authority Estradas de Portugal (EP).

The 139-...

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