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Portimão’s decision to “rent out” roundabouts to companies in exchange for gardening and maintenance services has proved a huge success, which is why mayoress Isilda Gomes wants to take the...

After decades of local complaints, Portimão council is to demolish 26 ‘barracas’ (makeshift homes) near the town’s cemetery.

Residents - mostly gypsy families - will be relocated to “pre-...

A €500,000 plan to bring Portimão’s fire station into the 21st century has been announced, including the construction of new dormitories and locker rooms, and the expansion of the station’s...

Portimão is investing €70 million to upgrade the neglected central reservation on the town’s V6 avenue.

Works will take place on a 2.6km stretch between the Pedra Mourinha and Três Castelos...

Silves and Portimão councils are each hosting a walk/run event on Sunday (May 7) to raise money for their local fire stations.

The ‘Silves Tour’ starts at 9.30am at the town’s municipal...

Defending world champion Philippe Chiappe was the winner of the Grand Prix of Portugal, the first round of the F1H20 World Championship, held at the Arade River in Portimão between April 21 and 23...

The Arade River in Portimão is hosting the much-anticipated powerboat Grand Prix of Portugal this weekend (Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23).

The event is bringing 18 elite drivers to...

Organisers are celebrating another successful ‘Start Work’ event in Portimão, which saw over 300 people applying for jobs and internships.

The event took place at Portimão Arena between...

A campaign to encourage people to hand in second-hand books is running until the end of this month, ahead of the launch of Portimão’s fifth “Há Livros no Mercado” fair, going ahead over Easter in...

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