Ferry not full as reported

Portimao ferry under capacity again

Ferry not full as reported 1The Journal reports that the Volcan de Timanfaya ferry, connecting Funchal to Portimão, travelled yesterday to Madeira as planned, but was still far from full … Read more

Funchal Marina clean-up

Marina debris warning

Funchal Marina clean-up 11The Diario reports that Funchal Marina on Saturday carried out a sea surface cleaning exercise using ecological means.

This activity, which was part of the Funchal Blue … Read more

Regional Governments website hacked

www.madeira.gov.pt defaced

Regional Governments website hacked 27Website hacked: The official website of the Regional Government of Madeira was targeted by a computer attack yesterday by a self-titled hacker named ‘VandaTheGod’.

Over a number of … Read more

Pico Ruivo – woman rescued

Santana firefighters in action

Pico Ruivo summitThe Diario reports that Santana Volunteer Firefighters were in action yesterday afternoon to rescue a woman who fell ill while travelling between Achada do Teixeira and … Read more

Seized vehicle storage facility opens

Dedicated storage facility for court repossessions

Seized vehicle storage facility opens 35The Journal reports that the courts of Madeira now have a dedicated warehouse for the storage of vehicles seized in the region.

According to … Read more

Website back up and running

Website outage – server problems

Website back up and running 41Apologies to all who will have seen “website failed to load” errors this morning. Problems developed with the Service Provider’s UK Server early this morning … Read more

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