Monday, 24 April 2017
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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.

Passport renewalThe fees for a UK passport for British citizens applying from overseas countries, including Portugal, will fall by 35% from next month.

James Brokenshire, Immigration and Security Minister, has announced that from 7th April the passport fee for customers applying for a UK passport from overseas will be reduced by £45 for adults and £28.50 for children.

GNR Safe Residence Programme Celebrates its 4th AnniversaryOn 27th January 2014 the GNR Safe Residence Programme SRP celebrated its 4th Anniversary with a gathering of village representatives, from various areas in Loulé, at the Community centre in Querença hosted by the GNR Loulé.

Around 23 village representatives attended representing some 31 areas which are now covered by the programme in the Municipality of Loulé. Presentations were given by Captain Adriano Commander of the GNR Loulé and David Thomas President of Associação Safe Communities Algarve.