Chris Wright recently sent the following email to the Most Reverend Carlos López Lozano, Bishop of the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church, who has responsibility for the British Cemetery adjoining the Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, Huelva.
Dave Clark and Steve Johnson this afternoon delivered €420 of supplies to a Ukraine collection centre in Moncarapacho.
Chris Wright and Andy Smith yesterday afternoon delivered over €350 worth of supplies to the Ukraine Collection Centre in Tavira.
Saturday 26th February saw the second session of walking football to take place on the pitch in Casével.
Due to the large number of our members who have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week (and considering quite a few people haven’t tested and may themselves be positive), we have decided to introduce a short break to try and limit any further spread at sessions to protect our members.
Because of this, it has been decided that Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday walking football sessions this coming week (7th, 8th, 9th and 11th of March) will be cancelled.
A decision about the running session on Thursday will be made at a later date and announced here.
Thanks you all for your understanding.
Due to the holidays on Monday and Tuesday next week, the pitch at Tavira is closed on Tuesday. Tuesday’s over 50s session will therefore be held at Olhão at the Olhanense stadium.
Because several regulars are not available on Friday 18th February, the non-contact session in Olhão has been cancelled. Normal service will resume on February 25th.
The quaint, peaceful village of Casével, 10 minutes from Castro Verde, hosted its first ‘Walking Football’ game on its rarely used hard core football ground.
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Although aimed primarily at the 65+ age group, this new concept is also open to anyone with mobility issues or recovering from injury.
€500 has been donated by East Algarve Walking Football for the purchase of 25 sleeping bags. These are to be given to the homeless people of Olhão. The sleeping bags were handed over to Anita Van Huson, who works with homeless people charities in the Algarve.