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Former Loulé Mayor receives prestige award

Former mayor of Loulé Seruca Emídio was awarded at a gala event held by the nation’s fire service in Lisbon at the weekend. Receiving his award for prestige, Emídio joined many others on the...

Ikea's environmental impact study criticised by Quercus and ACRAL

Environmental group Quercus and business association ACRAL have criticised the environmental impact study (EIA) put forward for the IKEA outlet planned for Loulé, saying the study was conducted by...

Police drop charges against Portuguese couple fighting for return of their children

In an epic day’s work, McKenzie Friend litigators have won a pivotal battle for beleaguered Portuguese parents desperately fighting British authorities to win back custody of their five children “...

Baby reindeer born at Lagos Zoo

A baby reindeer has just been born in Lagos Zoo, located near Barão de São João.

The female was born last week, and now the zoo is running a contest to find the best name for her....

Darlyne Cain: an American in the Algarve

Music || American musician Darlyne Cain is visiting the Eastern Algarve for three weeks and a number of performances have been organised.

She will be performing at Herdade da Corte, near...

Giant pastry success

Event || Loulé’s giant pastry event ‘Mega Folhado’ has helped raise €600 and 50 kilos of toys and clothes to be donated to local charities supporting the needy.

On May 17, the 11-metre...

Estuary clean-up

People of all ages will be coming together on Saturday (May 31) to clean-up the Ria Formosa estuary in Santa Luzia, Tavira.

The initiative, starting at 9am, is organised by the parish...

30 town councils on brink of bankruptcy

As news broke last week that the country’s most indebted council has been left high and dry - waiting desperately for funding that has now been blocked - we hear that elsewhere in the country no...

Door-to-door medical care

Castro Marim’s mobile health unit will soon be offering ‘door to door’ medical care to communities living in the rural parishes of Azinhal and Odeleite, where health services were recently closed...

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