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Meia Praia

On April 15th 2021, a petition with 450 signatures against the urban subdivision project 7/2020 in Meia Praia, Lagos,  was delivered to the municipality, together with a letter of impugnation intent in case of approval.This development proposes to build over a large are from Meia Praia to Albardeira, without leaving any significant public green spaces …

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Help repair the steps to Cerrinho do Caracol (aka Miradouro da Luz)

The Cerrinho do Caracol, in Praia da Luz, Lagos, Portugal, is a very special landmark in this small coastal village, loved by all the residents. Unfortunately, it has been left unkept and unattended by years of neglect.  The Association Miradouro da Luz aims to bring it back to life in order to be enjoyed by everyone …

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Demolition of historical chimneys with stork nests in Lagos

White and black storks are birds of community interest whose conservation requires the designation of special protection zones. In the current version of DL 140/99, of 24 April – Rede Natura, it is forbidden to destroy, damage, collect or detain their nests and eggs, even when empty. Except in case of the existence of an …

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Campaign to encourage voting by EU citizens residing in Portugal

Information campaign with foreign communities resident in Portugal regarding the right to vote in local elections for all citizens of the European Union (including the UK registered until 31-12-2020) who are residents and register at the parish council (Junta de Freguesia) of residence. CAMPAIGN TO REGISTER TO VOTE: If you are a registered resident in …

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Cerrinho do Caracol (aka Miradouro da Luz) Planned Resort

The project of the ALLOTMENT (with the INTENTION of building a 5-storey hotel & apartments/houses in the future) on the Miradouro site (Cerrinho do Caracol) has now been approved, albeit with severe legal shortcomings. LEGAL ACTION The Association is preparing, with a team of lawyers and specialists, a challenge and judicial appeal against the order of March …

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Presentation of the strategic tourism plan for the municipality of Lagos

https://www.cm-lagos.pt/…/8626-lagos-apresenta-plano… The presentation of the strategic tourism plan for the municipality of Lagos started in the best way, stating that Lagos has a responsibility for the protection of nature and that green tourism would be a growing trend and therefore an area of focus. Sustainability and the circular economy were mentioned, topics that are increasingly …

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