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Where do proverbs come from and what do they tell us?

Algarve History Association is holding a presentation by Rui Soares, president of the International Association of Paremiology, on Tuesday January 14 at 6pm in the Municipal Library in Lagoa. Dr...

We had a ball – now the Burns Supper!

Following on from a successful ball at the Hotel Penina on November 30, the Saint Andrew’s Society of the Algarve is holding its next event - the Burns Supper at the Ponte Romana restaurant in...

February 1965 – December 2013

Melanie Horne (née Gardner), who has died aged 48, contributed greatly, on behalf of others, to raise positive public awareness about physical disability, a...

Animal friends thank readers for their support

At the start of a new year, we like to thank your readers for their support in 2013 for the ‘Friends of Canil Portimão’ association.

Last year we found homes for more than 200 dogs - half...

The Algarve Resident toured the Lagos streets to take a closer look at the city’s coolest urban art project

If you have wandered through the cobbled streets of Lagos centre in the last few...

Time for T (railblazing)

The Algarve Resident meets the lead-singer of a group that is going places

He’s given up trying to work out where he’s from, but Tiago Sa-Ga certainly knows where he’s going. At 23, he’s...

Archaeology lecture: reconstructing fossil trees

Archaeology enthusiasts in the Algarve can look forward to a lecture by John Needham on ‘Reconstructing Fossil Trees from the Jurassic Park Purbeck Forest’. It will take place on Tuesday, January...

Charitable bikers help needy youths

Members of the Algarve Senior Bikers (ASB) visited the Gaivota home for youths in Albufeira on December 23 to hand over €420 raised at their charity Christmas lunch and previous rides.

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Castelo de Sonhos receives much-needed donations

Customers at Overseas Iceland supermarket in Guia helped raise €410 for the Silves-based charity Castelo de Sonhos which helps underprivileged people in the Algarve.

The charity thanked the...

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