More Regional cider

Santo da Serra Regional Cider

More sidraria planned

Both local newspapers report on plans to increase the output of Regional cider in Madeira, after the president of the Regional Government announced yesterday morning that he will open the Sidraria of São Roque do Faial next year and that there will soon be one in Prazeres in active production.

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Levada das 25 Fontes restricted

25 Fontes

PR6 temporarily closed 25-26 October

The Gabinete do Director Regional Tourismo have asked the blog, as a matter of urgency, to announce that access to the Levada das 25 Fontes will be restricted early next week.

“We have seen, and for the proper purposes, inform you that, due to the performance of recovery work and installation ............  ...read more

Madeira has no flu jabs left

flu vaccine

Flu vaccines are out of stock

The Portugal News reports that flu vaccines are out of stock in Madeira after more than 12,000 doses were administered since the start of the vaccination campaign, on September 27, the Regional Government announced.

The information released by the office of the Secretary of Health and Civil Protection ............  ...read more

“Queen Elizabeth” back in Funchal

The Queen Elizabeth in Funchal port
Photo: Diario

Iconic cruise ship returns

The Diario reports that the iconic cruise ship ‘Queen Elizabeth’ is back in Funchal, precisely 11 years after her debut here. The arrival of this ‘moderate giant’ did not ............  ...read more

Best Island Destination again!

Best Island Desination poster

Europes leading island for 8th time

Madeira once again shone at the “World Travel Awards” tonight, having been elected for the 6th time in a row as Best Island Destination.

The organization of the World Travel Awards has just announced on its website the big winners of this 28th edition of the ‘tourism Oscars’, ............  ...read more

Madeira presses cider

Cider press madeira
Photo: Diario

Sidraria de Santo António da Serra

The Diario reports that the Regional President Miguel Albuquerque will tomorrow visit the Sidraria de Santo António ............  ...read more

Coronavirus: cases in Europe up 7%

WHO, which notes cases in Europe rising

Cases fall or stable elswhere

The Diário de Notícias on the mainland report that the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that there was a 7% increase in new coronavirus cases in Europe last week, the only region in the world where new cases increased.

In the weekly assessment of the pandemic released on Tuesday, the UN ............  ...read more

Mainland traffic pollution above 2019 levels

Lisbon traffic pollution

Traffic above pre-pandemic levels

In Lisbon and Porto there are more private cars on the road than in 2019, with peaks of congestion returning rapidly post-pandemic as traffic pollution returns.

Expresso reports that at nine in the morning last Thursday, there were 150 traffic jams in Greater Lisbon, ............  ...read more

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