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Holger Steppacher As a state-registered masseur, lymphatic drainage and reflexology therapist I treat my customers at home or at their holiday homes in the Algarve. The treatments I offer cover both acute and chronic ailment, support for athletic activities or as a complement to your well-being on holiday. Read the Full Story
Martin's E-Bike always looking to Expand Six months down the line since opening in May of this year Martin's E-Bike is expanding on all levels. The E-Bike and normal bike sales and rentals have gone very well this season, which has enabled for another concept, which comprises of placing all the rental bikes, used during the season on sale, allowing people the possibility to buy at a lower cost. This campaign went so well that there are only a few left!! Read the Full Story
Meravista with 14,000th properties 14,000th property goes live on Meravista Specialist Algarve property and lifestyle portal reports strong growth in its first eight months thanks to holiday home and expat markets 19 November, 2013 – London and the Algarve - Algarve property portal Meravista reports strong growth after its first eight months in business and now has more than 14,000 properties listed on the site. Read the Full Story

afpop Seminar - Tax Implications on Property Sales

AFPOPAn afpop and euroFINESCO Seminar on 21 November 2012 regarding the "Tax Implications on Property Sales".

Following the press release:

Whilst afpop continues to welcome many new Members every month from both existing residents and from new arrivals in Portugal, the Association recognizes that there are those that are considering selling their property.  euroFINESCO also has noticed an increase in questions from clients and others about the tax implications when a property is sold and therefore these two organisations will be presenting a comprehensive seminar to explain the situation.

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Christmas Market in Aljezur on 14 - 16 December 2012

Christmas Market Alejzur 2012

The Christmas Fair Aljezur 2012 will be held from 14 to 16 December 2012 at the Multipurpose space Aljezur (in the restaurant area), with support from City Hall and the Parish Council Aljezur.

Characterized as a craft fair and regional products, extends into the Christmas celebration and conviviality, offering a varied entertainment program to the visitors. Turning the Multipurpose space Aljezur into a cosmopolitan market place with stalls packed full of remarkable Christmas gifts and festive foods to be enjoyed.

Don't miss the great hot wine punch served all over the place.


DYING IN PORTUGAL - Additional FREE Seminars at BLiP


afpop Seminars Dying in PortugalDYING IN PORTUGAL Additional FREE Seminars at BLiP

Due to the very high level of interest in the two seminars held on 11 and 12 September on issues surrounding dying in Portugal, it has been agreed with the participating presenters (Servilusa funeral agency, Imperius Asset Management and the British Consular staff, as well as afpop’s own resources) that there will be additional sessions on both days of the Better Living in Portugal Exhibition in Portimão, on 6 and 7 October, in the auditorium at the exhibition site. The presenters will also be available on their stands during the exhibition to discuss individual issues with visitors.

The presentations will commence at 2pm on each day and last about 1 hour. They will cover pre-death planning; what to do and who to contact in the event of a death; funerals, burials and cremations; funeral costs; organ donation; repatriation; probate; inheritance tax; and wills. Information on the new Portuguese Living Will can be obtained from the afpop stand at the Exhibition.

Those wishing to attend one of these sessions should please contact the afpop office to reserve a place on 282 458 509, e-mail info@afpop.com. For additional information on BLiP visit the website blip-exhibitions.com.

For more information please contact the afpop office on 282 458 509 or e-mail info@afpop.com.

Lagos Crime Prevention Seminar 26th September 2012

A unique Crime Prevention Seminar will take place on Wednesday 26th September 2012 from 16:00 to 18:00 at the Centro Cultural de Lagos, Lagos.

It is being organized by Safe Communities Algarve in partnership with Destacamento da GNR de Portimão, PSP Divisão Policial Portimão, British Consulate and the Associação Sócio-Profissional dos Guardas Nocturnos (Night Guard Service) for the English speaking community.

The seminar is aimed at promoting safer communities through crime prevention. It will be the first time that the following organizations and presenters have come together at a single event to share their experiences with the public and will provide a unique opportunity for questions and answers on matters of interest to the public. The Agenda of the seminar is as follows:

  • David Thomas - Safe Communities Algarve – Presenting: Introduction; Overall crime context/trends; Crime Prevention; work of Safe Communities Algarve (inc “My GNR”),
  • Captain Carlos Bengala - Commander GNR Portimão – Presenting: Work of GNR; Safe Residence Program and local crime overview.
  • Comissário Carlos Pinto - Comandante da Divisão de Portimão – Presenting: the PSP Structure implemented in the Algarve; Crime overview particularly for Portimão and Lagos; Main policing strategies and Special Policing Programs
  • José dos Santos Vice President of the Night Guard Service – Presenting: the Work and Responsibilities of the Night Guard Service
  • Vice Consul Angela Morado from the British Consulate - Covering the Consulate's role in promoting crime prevention and supporting victims of crime.

If you wish to attend the seminar, which will be conducted in English only, please contact info@safecommunitiesalgarve.com or through the following link giving the Subject "Crime Prevention Seminar Lagos".


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Better Living in Portugal


BLIP (Better Living In Portugal) exhibition

Date: 4-5 October 2014
Where: Portimão Arena
Website: BLiP

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