February 23, 2020 English news blog from the Algarve

Category: Local News


Olhão installs new electric charging station for cars

February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

The new PCN station in Olhão has two charging spaces for electric vehicles. This is the first public electric station...

More luxury stuff? It seems like it. New buildings in Faro’s downtown

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

While the Algarve is figuring out ways to avoid an imminent housing crisis, the over-saturated luxury market keeps investing in...

Last month was the hottest January of the last 141 years

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

Last month marked the hottest January ever recorded in the world, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. Surface temperatures...

Discover the secrets of the sweetest citrus in the new Silves Orange Route

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

Silves is responsible for 40% of Portugal’s citrus production. The municipality wants to show the importance of its sweetest fruit...

Albufeira to create Arts and Crafts Centre

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

The city council is adapting the old court building into an Arts and Crafts Centre. The new building will open...

Sustainable fishing: Lagos and Nazaré stand together

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

Lagos Council expressed its solidarity with the position taken by Nazaré against the European Commission fishing restrictions. Lagos endorses a...

“Spain and Portugal should merge” says Mayor of Porto

February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Mayor Rui Moreira commented at the Cities Forum in Porto that the two Iberian countries should formally unite in a...

Firefighters rescue man that fell off a cliff in Sagres

February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020

Yesterday (Monday, 10th) the volunteer firefighters of Vila do Bispo saved a man that fell off a cliff in Sagres....

Faro Hospital with Coronavirus Response Team

February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

The National Institute of Medical Emergencies (INEM) of Faro has, since last week, a fully prepared team to transport to...

Watch out! Police notify speed radar locations for February

February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020

Avoid fines, accidents and crashes. Drive safely across the Algarve! Here are the places where the Police are installing speed...