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“Something simple, please” - heart-wrenching appeal to hospital director

She said it straight from the heart: “I ask for your understanding, I just want to walk again. It’s simple: I need prosthetic legs.” It is not meant to be a pun when we say that brave young mum...

Red Cross (re)launches life-saving idea

It’s not a new idea, but it will undoubtedly save time and trouble, if not lives. The Red Cross is appealing to everyone to add a special contact number into their mobile phones. It should be...

As graffiti goes, this scrapes the bottom of the barrel. It’s not street art, it’s out-and-out vandalism. This is the opinion of a reader who wrote in to the Algarve Resident to offer €50 for the...

Vale do Lobo is featuring a collection of oil on canvas paintings from the acclaimed Portuguese artist Deolinda Fonseca until April 3.

Born in Porto in 1954, Deolinda Fonseca graduated from...

São Brás firefighters presented with new ambulance

On Saturday, January 18, São Brás Bombeiros welcomed to their fire station members of the Rotary Club Estoi Palace International, representatives of the Angels Theatre Group and members of the...

When he was 18, Liverpool-born Cliff Moughtin was advised that his proposed career of painter was too uncertain as a means to earn his living. Because the representation of buildings was so close...

Lecture in Silves: Learning through play

‘Learning through play’ is the subject of the next lecture organised by the International School of the Algarve. Taking place on Friday, January 24, in the Silves Municipal Library at 9pm, the...

Vicente celebrations

Vila do Bispo in the western Algarve is celebrating its town day with a bumper package of cultural and sporting celebrations in honour of its patron saint, São Vicente. The events kick off on...

Goodwill Charity opens doors

‘Help us to help others’ - this is the slogan of the recently opened Goodwill Charity Shop, located on Rua Direita in Portimão.

Selling everything from clothing to furniture, books, toys...

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