Life as a foreigner in the Algarve can be quite tricky especially when things keep changing so quickly. This blog aims provide you with local news and information about what’s happening in your community, the region and the country. It is the natural complement to the invaluable How To Guides and to the directory of English-speaking language businesses and associations in and around the Algarve.

Recent Posts

Kindertransport – The Agony of Separation

Article by David Butler-Cole The Algarveans Experimental Theatre   It was pre-war Nazi Germany and fearful Jewish parents sent 10,000 children abroad to face the challenges of an alien life […]

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Ahead of EU Council, Theresa May wrote directly to EU citizens in the UK

From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP Part of: Brexit 19 October 2017 As I travel to Brussels today, I know that many […]

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Sport Riding for Disabled in the Algarve

Articles and photos shared by Bev Gibbons, Pinetrees Riding Centre It has been a busy scholastic year of preparation for 51 of the many disabled young people in the […]

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Two visually impaired young people to have a guide dog in November

  Press Release   Visually impaired young people are often made to feel different and isolated. Without the independence that comes from mobility, they are in constant need […]

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Lions Club de Lagos – supporting a school trip, making kids happy

Article Kindly Shared by Theo de Jager, Acting Press Officer It became known to the Club that the parents of the kids attending the CASLAS school in Lagos, are saving […]

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At last the sun shines for the Algarve Senior Bikers

  Article by David Shirley, Algarve Senior Bikers Photos by Michael Jensen and David Ashcroft and David Shirley After the last two events being postponed due to bad weather […]

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IRS 2016 Expenses – Donations to Charity

The sixth and final article in a series of 6 providing guidance on Portuguese Tax Returns Written by Dennis Swing Greene, Chairman and International Fiscal Consultant for euroFINESCOs.a. IRS 2016 […]

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IRS 2016 Expenses 5. Health Insurance and other expenses

The fifth in a series of 6 articles providing guidance on Portuguese Tax Returns Written by Dennis Swing Greene, Chairman and International Fiscal Consultant for euroFINESCOs.a. IRS 2016 – Expenses […]

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IRS 2016 Expenses 4. Housing Expenses

The fourth in a series of 6 articles providing guidance on Portuguese Tax Returns Written by Dennis Swing Greene, Chairman and International Fiscal Consultant for euroFINESCOs.a. IRS 2016 – Expenses […]

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Review of The Algarvean’s Flights of Fancy

   Article by Val Dillon and Photos by BJ Boulter  David Butler-Cole describes his latest production “Flights of Fancy, a revue” as “thoughts skimming through a turbulent mind”. He […]

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