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Adolescent & Young Adult Therapy for 16-21 year olds

Adolescent & Young Adult Therapy for 16-21 year oldsOur young people now face more pressure in their lives than at any other time. The combination of our society of social media, peer and academic pressure together with all the physical and emotional change of becoming an adult can prove too much for many youngsters. The effects can be overwhelming and if left untreated can develop into more severe mental and physical illnesses.

Even the most well-meaning and supportive parents can fail to get through to their offspring, leaving them feeling helpless and inadequate as they watch their ‘child’ suffering or harming themselves. Communication can break down for all concerned.

Visit the Algarve's Premier Nursing Home to Celebrate it's 25th Anniversary

Visit the Algarve's Premier Nursing Home to Celebrate it's 25th AnniversaryBritish owned Monte da Palhagueira Nursing Home offers the ultimate blend of high quality care and peaceful tranquility from its convenient location in the delightful Gorjões hillside, just 20 minutes drive from Faro International Airport and less than 5 miles to the east of Loulé town centre.

Monte da Palhagueira is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, having been the very first retirement village to open in the Algarve. The village is part of the family owned Amesbury Abbey Group, which operates a further three villages in Wiltshire and Hampshire in England.

Do you know what your Poolpump costs per year??!!

Do you know what your Poolpump costs per year??!!We all love our pools. Hardly possible to imagine any home in Algarve without one. Unfortunately many people don’t know that they are one of the biggest running costs of our home.

This is because of the Pool pump which filters to prevent algae blurring your pool. Even when you are not there it needs to filter, especially in summer. The sun in Algarve is 5 times stronger then in the Northern countries, so water heats up more quickly, again stimulating the algae.
Also nowadays sun cream with factor 50 are a standard to protect our skin. This however has an affect on the water quality of the pool, often resulting in the need to filter even more hours.

Carnage at the bins - warning to pet owners!

Carnage at the bins - warning to pet owners!Until recently, a group of ladies, Portuguese and expats, has been feeding a few strays at the waste bins near the A22 Junction 15 roundabout outside Moncarapacho. One of these dogs was a Portuguese Podengo that they had named “Alfaroba” and she had recently given birth. On a regular visit to check on the dogs, one of these ladies then found Alfaroba’s dead body, surrounded by 6 of her healthy pups – still alive. It seems that Alfaroba had been poisoned. The pups were rescued and taken into care by this lady. 

The 2016 Poppy Appeal

The 2016 Poppy AppealThe Poppy Appeal is currently taking place and ends on Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2016.
The main Remembrance Service in the Algarve will start at 10.50am on this day at St. Luke's Church, Palhagueira, when wreaths will be laid on behalf of the British Community by the British Consul, Mrs. Simona Demuro, and by members of the Royal British Legion.

New initiative launched to enhance public safety awareness

New initiative launched to enhance public safety awarenessGiven the increasing number and severity of forest fires this year’s Safe Communities Portugal has developed a new initiative aimed at creating greater awareness of the risk of fires, as well as the various weather conditions that increase the risk to public safety.
Entitled “Daily Safety Checks” it encourages people to check each day to ascertain, where there are fires, the daily fire risk, any flooding or other occurrences as well as the UV and weather alerts, so people can adjust their activities accordingly.

A Balanced Interior from Equilibrio

A Balanced Interior from EquilibrioPause for a moment when you enter a room for a 180 degree look. If your first impression is “WOW”, there must be something very special about it. What you are seeing conveys a sense of balance, charm, peace, and colour harmony – all amounting to exquisite taste.

Pest Control Services in the Algarve - Prevent • Protect • Preserve

Pest Control Services in the AlgarveOur company is based in Albufeira, in the South of Portugal, and has been active in Integrated Pest Control since 1999. We offer professional pest control solutions for private houses and gardens as well as for all commercial and industrial areas thoughout the Algarve and beyond.

Special treatments can be carried out without polluting your home.