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Help Animalife help 130 charities

Campaign || Lisbon-based animal association Animalife is hoping to collect 250 tons of animal food during its ‘Banco Solidário Animal’ (BSA) campaign, to take place this weekend at Continente...

Lagoa’s street market curtain call

Lagoa’s string of street markets ‘Mercadinho de Rua’ has its last events scheduled for September 27 and October 4.

Between 9am and midday, the town’s Rua 25 de Abril will fill up with...

Blind athlete Jorge Pina runs across Portugal for charity

Challenge || Former boxer Jorge Pina will be taking on a huge challenge next month – he will be running 700kms from the north to the south of Portugal in just 10 days, and it’s all to raise...

New 10 euros bank note in circulation

In another classic example of forward-planning, the Bank of Portugal has announced that the new €10 note, coming onto the market today (Tuesday), may not be accepted by all payment machines.

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Capital ‘punishment’ for Portimonense fans

Faro || Last Sunday afternoon’s first Algarve derby of the season between Farense and Portimonense was overshadowed by heavy-handed policing prior to the real action getting underway inside the...

Algarve Removals help Vale do Lobo villa owner go the extra mile for needy

Charity || A Vale do Lobo villa owner, who recently celebrated her 70th birthday at home in London, challenged her friends to skip gifts and instead select a personal donation for ACCA, a non-...

Hotel hosts blood and bone marrow drive

Vilamoura || Hotel Tivoli Marina Vilamoura will be holding a blood drive between 10am-1pm on Tuesday September 30. Donors will also be able to register to give bone marrow.

With the motto...

IVA: New push to ‘save restaurant sector’

Petition || Hoteliers and restaurateurs met in Pombal this week to draw up the latest round of battle-plans in a bid to save their sector from its lingering death.

As ever, the ‘scourge’...

Climate marches

It was nothing like as high profile as the marches in other towns and cities throughout the world, but citizens concerned over climate change took to the streets of Rossio in Lisbon, as well as in...

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