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Remembrance Sunday at St. Luke's Church PalhagueiraUnder a cloudless sky at St. Luke's Church Palhagueira, 200 people gathered on Remembrance Sunday to honour and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the two world wars and in many conflicts since.

The pictures show Peter Abbot, the Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy Lisbon laying a wreath for the British Community and Flight Lieutenant Dougal Gow, RAF laying a wreath on behalf of the Royal British Legion.

The standard bearer was Michael Hunt and the Trumpet was Joao Mogo.

Welsh PC, Stephen Jones, swaps Gwent for LouléIn April of this year Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) sponsored Loulè GNR officer Frederico (Freddie) Fragoso to spend 4 days with South Wales Police in Gwent to observe policing practices in that division (CLICK HERE to see more). 
More recently Police Constable Stephen Jones, Ward Manager, Neighbourhood Policing Team in Gwent paid a reciprocal visit to the Loulè GNR. Thanks to Major Paulo Santos, Freddie and some of his colleagues were assigned to show Steve how things are done here in the Algarve starting with a visit to the GNR station in Loulè.

View from Santa Clara hotelMembers of the Algarve Senior Bikers enjoyed their ride to Odemira in the lower Alentejo on Wednesday 25th October. The ride was organised by Stan Green and Miriam Post. Miriam did a great job when leading the 32 riders taking part from the start in Silves to the coffee break at the hotel overlooking the barragem at Santa Clara. The terrace of the hotel offers great views of the surrounding countryside and the water.

Grand Inspector of the Portugal Group of Lodges, Robert Scott LevittA celebration at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 31st October will be the culmination of the Tercentenary year of the United Grand Lodge of England.
Presided over by the Grand Master, HRH the Duke of Kent, the event will be attended by 3900 freemasons from all over the world including the Grand Inspector of the Portugal Group of Lodges, Robert Scott Levitt (pictured left).

L to R:  Shirley Dunne and Manuela Robinson, President of Rotary Club Estoi Palace International Rotary Club Estoi Palace International held its annual Quiz Night on Friday, 27th October at A Floresta Restaurant, in Almancil. The quiz was preceded by an excellent meal prepared and served by the hardworking A Floresta team.
9 teams took part in a fun and competitive evening, with just half a point separating the winners from the second and third teams. The question master was Rotarian Shirley Dunne who posed a series of challenging questions designed to test the general knowledge of participants.

Phil, David and Hans on the way OdeleiteIt has been a busy month of September for ASB members starting with a Charity Ride ending with lunch at Gaivoto Home for teenagers in Albufeira which raised around 400 euros for the kids in the home. 

The well attended event was arranged and the ride led by ASB Organiser David Shirley. The ride was through the hills around the pretty village of Alte where the the group stopped for refreshments by the waterside at the Fontes before going on to the home for a BBQ lunch.

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