Lidl buys land in Barreiros

Municipal accounts queried

Lidl headline in JM

JM today, on a front page that also highlights that Lidl buys land in Barreiros. The German chain continues to develop the expansion project in Madeira. In addition to Largo Severiano Ferraz, next to the Red Cross, Lidl reveals that it is interested in a vast area between Barreiros and Nazaré (pictured) – and the land has already been acquired.

Municipal accounts queried

The main headline in JM refers to a report that, in addition to Santa Cruz, the accounts of the municipalities of Calheta, Santana, São Vicente, Ribeira Brava, Ponta do Sol and Porto Santo have also shown irregularities in the audits carried out between 2019 and 2022. reported to the courts.

Body found below Ribeiro Seco bridge

The body of a man has been found in the creek below the Ribeiro Seco bridge (immediately west of the Carlton Hotel on Estrada Monumental), in Funchal – anybody walking from the Lido into Funchal will have crossed it – according to JM. The Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the stream, which apparently is in an advanced state of decomposition. 

Firefighters are on site carrying out a relief and rescue operation. Reportedly, a couple saw the body in the stream and alerted authorities. The possibility of having suffered a fall from the Ribeiro Seco bridge has apparently been ruled out, a situation not yet confirmed by the authorities. Firefighters, police and health authorities are on site.

There are also reports that an Injured man fled the hospital yesterday without entering the Emergency department.

COVID-19 in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier post

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