News from Sue (Saturday 28th) :

Pier will be built at the Landfill Site near Funchal Bay

The Regional Social Secretary Santos Costa said that, although there is still to be a final decision, various options are in the equation, concerning the landfill in the bay of Funchal, one being a playground close to Avenida do Mar, more importantly a wall will be constructed ............ more

Articles & news from Paul (Tuesday 24th) :

Worst crash in history of Portugal’s motorways. EURONEWS reports:
"catastrophic double crash on a motorway in Portugal. 200 firefighters and emergency workers rushed to the scene near the town of Aveiro to help the ............ more

News from Martin (Tuesday & Wednesday) :

Canon Martin criticises the PSP Machico and speaks of injustice over    the arrest of four youngsters. Community is in turmoil and continuing controversy.
Canon Martin is still on the case in Machico with the ............ more


Local fire in hills of near by Funchal today (Friday 13th). …. pete

More news from Sue :

Deadly fires rage on in Portugal

Portuguese fire fighters are continuing to battle dozens of forest fires that are sweeping through the country and have killed two of their colleagues.

50 fires are burning ............ more

News items sent in by Sue :

It seems that nothing can prevent the first win for Freddy Loix in Madeira. The Belgian part of the Skoda Fabia ended the last stage 21.1 seconds ahead of Kris Meeke and, under normal circumstances; successful is in his pocket, when followed through 7.1. Loix seconds, ............ more

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