How do I say this…Madeira-Weekly is a Tourist/Resident information blog; we love our island and want to portray our home in a positive way. But once in a while, we receive a report that tourists are not being treated fairly in the popular “Mercado dos Lavradores” when paying for the…
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The regional executive, Miguel Albuquerque has authorised the payment of extraordinary support to cherry and sour cherry producers (companies and farmers).
At 05:18 this morning, the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) recorded a 2.4 magnitude earthquake off the northeast coast of Porto Santo.
Yesterday afternoon five sailboats arrived in Machico. They are part of a scientific and humanitarian expedition to the Bijagos archipelago in Guinea-Bissau that will leave Madeira this weekend.
The new Canhas reservoir will benefit 358 farmers, irrigating an area of about 36 hectares. Susana Prada, Regional Secretary for the Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, made it known during her visit to the site that the new reservoir represents an investment of 3 million euros, co-financed by PRODERAM,…
Until the 1st of October, MadeiraShopping will host the Guarda-Mar exhibition along the central corridor of floor 0. This initiative aims at providing visitors with a better understanding of why we need to protect our oceans.
Women, people with low incomes and low education unfortunately become easily addicted to scratch cards, an addiction that affects about 100,30 adults in Portugal, with many diagnosed with having a pathological gambling disorder.
The Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, who visited the newly renovated Achadas da Cruz Health Centre today, said that Madeira has made a series of commitments that allow us to have a vision of what the regional health system should be.
The Municipality of Funchal announced today that it will move towards the implementation of 'flexible' working hours.
An individual is being sought by the police after leaving the scene of the accident.
The new Banana Processing Centre was inaugurated today by the President of Madeira. Located in the parish of São Martinho, it cost 14.2 million euros to build and has the capacity to process 100 tonnes of bananas per day along six processing lines, (five conventional and one biological).
A five-member team from the Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology, and Innovation (ARDITI) is participating in REPMUS 23, (Troy) a NATO event hosted by the Portuguese Navy.