28th December 2010

More news from Sue :

28th December 2010 1 Corneal transplant in 2011 in Madeira

Next year the Government will start cornea transplants at the Hospital Dr. Nelio Mendonça.  Also during 2011 the Regional … Read more

3rd December 2010

Things from Sue :


With December’s arrival, Madeira dresses up in colour and joy. Join the locals in this Christmas season, where the streets of Funchal are invaded … Read more

30th November 2010

News from Sue

30th November 2010 29 Rehabilitation Of The Old Butter Factory – Fajã da Ovelha

Located in a residential neighborhood of single family houses, the old butter factory has the characteristic image … Read more

26th November 2010

News from Tom :

Portuguese Parliament Approves Austerity Budget – 1 minute ago

(RTTNews) – The Portuguese Parliament has passed the debt-ridden government’s austerity budget aimed at restoring the confidence … Read more

Some updates and articles from Paul :

“The Portuguese Tiger”. ASP World Tour.com reports:
“The first ever and sole Portuguese on the ASP World Tour is back after a testing … Read more

More from Sue :

Ecological Park aims to quadruple production in nursery

The Director of the Funchal Ecological Park aims to quadruple production of farmed species, currently at an annual … Read more

News from Elaine :

Two articles encouraging rural tourism despite the island’s woes, with identical conclusions.

Published in the Mail Online. After the floods: Madeira’s hotels and walking trails are Read more

More from Paul :

117 ‘Norway add to Portugal’s woes’. Norway 1-0 Portugal. Eufa.com reports:
Erik Huseklepp scored the only goal on 21 minutes as Egil Olsen’s side upset the Group … Read more

More from Paul :


UK "ASA rules that referring to the village bike or asking to borrow a friend’s girlfriend is not sexist, offensive or derogatory to women, the Read more

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

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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 … Read more

News from Martin (Tuesday & Wednesday) :

193 Canon Martin criticises the PSP Machico and speaks of injustice over    the arrest of four youngsters. Community is in turmoil and continuing controversy.Read 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 … Read more

News items sent in by Sue :

221 It seems that nothing can prevent the first win for Freddy Loix in Madeira. The Belgian part of the Skoda Fabia ended the … Read more

From Sue :

229 President Jardim visited Works

The chairman of the Regional Government , Alberto João Jardim, yesterday and Tuesday visited various works under the responsibility of the Executive Madeira, … Read more


Tomorrow is the first day of the São Pedro festa in Ribeira Brava, that runs through from Saturday evening (the main night) through until Tuesday. The main ‘leisure Read more

From Tobi :

"Martin has passed some info on for the classic car rally , i have tried to translate as best i can".

The classic cars are on show … Read more

Several contributions below from Paul :

Wayne Rooney is tackled by Rafik Halliche Intervention of Nacional player prevents England from taking lead! reports FIFA on the England v Algeria match:

"….it took a last-gasp intervention from Rafik Read more


Contributions from Paul :

Portuguese New York publishing executive races to lose weight and compete at sport’s highest level. bicycling.com reports

"João Correia has perhaps the most unlikely story in … Read more

Please could you put something in you blog to tell everyone that the Karaoke Night which was planned for tomorrow night at Costa Verde to raise funds for a local Read more

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