Saturday, 27 May 2017
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Safe CommunitiesOn 31st July 2014 Vitor Norberto de Morais Vaz Pinto, Commander of the ANPC (Civil Protection Agency) Algarve District, and David Thomas President Safe Communities Algarve signed a collaboration agreement at a ceremony held at the ANPC’s District Headquarters in Faro.

The agreement in the form of the protocol sets out a number of initiatives including establishing links on each organizations website; promotion of civil protection awareness through seminars, displays and in publicity material and further expanding on the SCA website the work of the ANPC and with direct links to its pages where fire prevention information and alerts can be found.

Aged? Concerned?Jack Harvey is a Director and Co Owner of IBC Security Limitada with some thirty years as a security professional.

Remember Laika the first living animal in Space, the arrival of ‘Peanuts’ (Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Woodstock) by Charles M. Schultz, the death of James Byron Dean by car crash, discovery of DNA (National Association for Dyslexia??), or The Beatles debut in Hamburg, Germany?

Standing at the top of the stairs with an empty glass in one hand and a Post Card in the other wondering what you were going to do? Yep! You are over sixty!

Hands on Respect - Massage in Schools ProgramThe Portuguese Association of Massage in Schools, also known as MISA Portugal, is a member of the International MISA (Massage In Schools Association) and aims to promote the art of Massage in Schools Program, conducting education in several areas linked to positive touch, and to encourage and facilitate various forms of social volunteering in the area Massage in Schools program and the community.

Energy EfficiencyNowadays, windows should provide our homes with more than only light, warmth and ventilation.

Did you know that nearly 80% of interviewed people say that a good energy efficiency is a decisive element when you are thinking to buy or rent a property?

Tourists vote the Algarve a safe destinationThe crime prevention displays held by Safe Communities Algarve, the GNR and PSP police during the Easter period proved popular, with over 400 people visiting the stands at Praia da Luz, Praia da Rocha and Algarve Shopping Guia.

fruitHunger in Portugal is widespread, mostly far from obvious, sometimes cloaked in shame.

Among those taking concerted action against hunger is an American with a dynamic project he is developing throughout Lisbon and spreading to urban areas in other regions of the country.   

CleoEach year about this time I get lots of questions about puppies, people wanting advice. What do they do? Where do they look? What should they look for? I can only pass on my own thoughts after my years of living with doggies.

New website takes crime prevention a major step forwardAs a major step forward in providing crime prevention and public safety services to residents and visitors, Associação Safe Communities Algarve have launched a new website replacing the existing one which was formed two years ago.