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started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1445955945 · posted: 1445955945

A new fascinating article has just been published about members of the International Women in Portugal (IWP) who recently took a trip visiting Évora and its megalith sites.  The visit included a tour of the first of three prehistoric sites, where 92 megaliths remain of the originally hundred-plus. The article with photos can be see on Lisbon Live here: IWP tour of Evora

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1445798035 · posted: 1445798035

An update from The Greater Lisbon Chaplaincy: Next week our Locum Chaplain, the Reverend Ian Eglin and his wife Caroline will be leaving Lisbon. As always, it has been a great pleasure to have you with us and thank  you for everything. The Venerable William Noblett will be joining us and he has kindly sent us some information about himself by way of introduction (see below). We welcome him warmly an hope he enjoys his stay. William Noblett has been in ministry since ordination in 1978, serving inner city and rural parishes, the Royal Air Force, Territorial Army, the prison service, and most recently as Chaplain General and Archdeacom of HM Prosons in England and Wales.  William is the author of a book on ministry in prison, has written and spoken extensively on prisons, in the UK and internationally. He is an Archdeacon and Canon Emeritus, a Chaplain to the Queen, and was made a CBE in 2012. He is married to Margaret and they have an adult son. William enjoys walking, reading and listening to music.

started by: TheresaG · last update: 1445370222 · posted: 1445024875

Looking for fresh vegs and fruits - newly arrived in Cascais from Lisbon. Suggestions for markets really needed, please.

started by: MR-763490 · last update: 1445280965 · posted: 1445165121

                              IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! SPECIAL OPENING TODAY FROM 11 A.M. UNTIL 13 P.M. TODAY (SUNDAY) For those who were affected by yesterday's storm and were unable to make the event! Great bargains to be had! Have fun! MR  

started by: Lisbon Live Team · last update: 1445162047 · posted: 1445162047

Carol Mason has kindly sent us some notes on the October storm in Cascais and some pictures of the tanker which ran aground near the Marina yesterday. Please have a look on the community platform Lisbon Live here: http://blogs.angloinfo.com/lisbon-live/2015/10/18/vessel-runs-aground-in-cascais/ 

started by: MR-763490 · last update: 1444942338 · posted: 1444925095

Hi there! WRVS- LABELS FOR LESS Don't miss this great event this Saturday In Cascais!  Lots of amazing bargains and fun to be had by all! For more details please refer to Whats On section above under featured events. Hope to see you there! MR  

started by: alres · last update: 1444895744 · posted: 1444686785

Could anyone tell me which platform in Entrecampos the Sintra train leaves from?I guess it's a general one for all the Sintra trains?thank you.

started by: Sotonian · last update: 1444508595 · posted: 1444404777

Is there anywhere in the Cascais area where one can hire a dinner jacket?  I am attending the Poppy Ball organised by NATO on Friday, 6th November at the Palacio Hotel and the dress code is "Black Tie".    

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1444086201 · posted: 1444086201

One of our readers has kindly informed us about an upcoming change concerning Catholic Mass in Lisbon. The centuries-old Irish Dominican Church of Corpo Santo will close its doors for the last time on Sunday, 11 October. Starting Sunday, 18 October, English language Mass will be celebrated each Sunday at 11:00 at the Church of “Conceição a Velha” - Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição located at Rua da Alfândega 108, 1100-016 Lisbon. This is just a few blocks to the east of the waterfront square, Praça do Comércio. Church Tel: 218 870 202

started by: Admin-755611 · last update: 1443889415 · posted: 1443889415

C 61 - the September edition of the free newspaper by the Cascais Town Council is now published and available for distribution. A complete version of C can also be downloaded by clicking on this link: http://www.cm-cascais.pt/sites/default/files/anexos/jornal/c_61_af_web.pdf The pages in English can be found on pages 14 and 15. This month you can read about:   Back to School in Cascais; Theatre in English in Cascais this month;Casa Santa Maria hosts Portuguese Course for Foreigners       

started by: BDand3 · last update: 1443733517 · posted: 1443623498

I'm an American now living over here and must soon get a Portuguese driving license. Can anyone tell me what I need to do to start the process?

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1443175746 · posted: 1443175746

Change of Locum Chaplain Next week the Reverend Dr Martin Kitchen and his wife Sheila leave Lisbon after, what we hope, has been an enjoyable stay with us. Thank you so much for all you have done. Fr Martin’s place is taken by the Reverend Ian Eglin, who returns for a second visit to our Chaplaincy. He will be accompanied by his wife, Caroline, also an ordained Minister. Below is a message they have sent us: From The Reverends Ian and Caroline Eglin We can't believe it is 12 months since we arrived in Lisbon for our locum last year. We arrive again on 1 October for the four Sundays of October. We are looking forward to seeing you all again and catching up on news. A lot had happened since we last saw you and no doubt a lot has happened in the  chaplaincy too. We have  completed locum duty in Puerto de la Cruz for three months and also  two months in Zurich. We are now spending  some time in our own home during the summer and now ready to come to Portugal.  The summer in England has been disappointing, very cool and wet so we can't wait for some of that Lisbon sunshine! See you soon Ian and Caroline

started by: Janice Reed · last update: 1443047216 · posted: 1442434878

Arriving in 2 weeks and hoping I can buy some sort of card that will allow me a certain number of days ride on the metro system. Does the metro system there have such a card?

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1442954358 · posted: 1442954358

The British Embasy has sent out an announcement regarding the upcoming Magna Carta Global Tour to commemorate its 800 years.  The announcement outlines the many important features of the tour and we invite you to read it all here: Magna Carta Tour

started by: Diane Summers · last update: 1441800620 · posted: 1441754169

I'm in need of a list of international schools. does anyone know if they are published somewhere?

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1441278930 · posted: 1441278930

Access MBA has a new article announcing their next Lisbon event on October 10. The article gives vast information regarding who gets the highest income and many more facts. To read the article an sign up for the event, please visit Lisbon Live Here: http://blogs.angloinfo.com/lisbon-live/2015/09/03/money-money-money-the-raw-return-of-mba-education/

started by: Soly1988 · last update: 1441152847 · posted: 1439492417

Just thought I would share with the site a great realtor I found in the Sintra area. My husband and I were looking for a place and the realtor found us a great bungalow in a lovely place. We just did not know where to start when we first looked around the area,  and we ended up staying in a local hotel for a few weeks, we then across them and they found this great place.    

started by: Dotbrazil99@hotmail.com · last update: 1440714426 · posted: 1417198747

hi does anyone know if there is a laundry service or laundromat where i can get my laundry done.  I need a washing and drying service.  I prefer not to use 5 a Sec as they are expensive for normal washing as my items do not require dry cleaning. hope someone can help

started by: Cate-741308 · last update: 1439804293 · posted: 1439765487

I cannot find any information about private lessons in Portuguese in my area-can anyone please help? I live near Obidos, Caldes de Raihna, Peniche, Bombarral etc. I really do not want group lessons, as I am fluent in French and Spanish, and want to learn at my own pace. Thank you very much for any advice or contacts.

started by: Lisbon Live · last update: 1439512074 · posted: 1439512074

Guest Writer Anita Lekic has written a very interesting article about a Buddhist monastery and practicing Buddhists near Lisbon.   Head over to Lisbon Live and enjoy this enlightening article! Looking for a Buddhist Monastery? Right around the Corner. 

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