New Smoking Law? madeira4u in risk of rockfall!

Blog of Friday 25th January, 2008

Source : Diário de Notícias 25/1/2008

The smoking issue just won’t go away. After the president of Madeira was caught earlier this week smoking illegally in a hotel restaurant, it now turns out that the government is looking into ways to make the filthy habit ............ more

Hotel Management Strike?, 5 Star Camping in Porto Santo, More CaboTV Internet

Blog for Thursday 24th January, 2008

TODAYS PHOTO : So that’s what those cute white striped areas in the middle of the road are for!

The Porto Santo Ferry should be back in service now … has anyone seen it?

Source : Diário de Notícias 24/1/2008

Hotel Management threaten to strike in March ............ more

Cockroach Stew, Naughty Nuns, Divorce, Naughty Jardim, CaboTV internet speeds

Blog for WEDNESDAY 23rd JANUARY 2008

Lots of news stories yesterday, so here are a couple more:

Source : Diário de Notícias 22/1/2008

The relevant authorities were yesterday called to investigate a complaint made by a consumer against ............ more

Security Alert, Absolute Rubbish!, & Revolting Lawyers

TODAYS PHOTO : A sight for sore eyes. The Xmas decorations coming down yesterday at long last!

Don’t you just love it when there is a power cut. You can imagine my delight when it happened just as I was about to post today’s blog, and lost the lot.

By the way, if ............ more

Asthma problems, Giants Squid evidence, Frigate visit ……..

Great weekend here with temperatures upto 25ºC on both days, a bit blowy though!

Not much of interest in today’s paper.

The new Hiper Sá supermarket in Santana is worrying local shopkeepers, quite rightly so … best get your applications in now for cashiers and ............ more

Car Meets Roof x 2, Madeira mafia?, Vania Wins …

Source : Diário de Notícias 19/1/2008

Shouldn’t laugh, but last Sunday morning in an accident in Caniço, a car left the road and landed on the roof of someones house down below. The driver was slightly injured, and I would guess it didn’t do the house much good. As the owner of the house ............ more

TAPs most popular destination, Water Shortages, Recycling Batteries

Source : Diário de Notícias 18/1/2008

TAP (The Portuguese Airline) have published some figures about their air traffic during 2007. It seem that their scheduled flights between Lisbon and Madeira are the most popular of all their routes with 559 thousand passengers using that service last year. Throughout ............ more

New Fishing Rights?, Levada Accidents, Porto Santo Ferry

Source : Diário de Notícias 17/1/2008

Nearly 7 years after the initial proposal from Madeira, its seems that today a new agreement is to be signed between Portugal and Spain, regarding fishing rights and territories. If signed, as expected, from 1st February this year Madeiran fishermen will be entitled ............ more

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