TRNC News 23.2.2017 Yildirim: Four freedoms must be provided

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Yıldırım: “Four freedoms must be provided if there is to be an agreement” Emphasizing that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is essential, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that the four… Continue reading

7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival Update

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By Margaret Sheard … The 7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival is taking place on the 4th and 5th March and we have now been provided with the programme for this 2-day event by Dervise… Continue reading

North Cyprus Football : Last Chance Saloon

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By Richard Beale………… Out of form Esentepe were victims of the “shock of the day” losing at home to bottom club Karşıyaka last weekend and they were extremely lucky as other results went… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 23rd February 2017

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A list of events you can look forward to in North Cyprus.  For those charity fund-raisers, venues etc. which would like to include an event in the Events Calendar, contact www.cyprusscene.com    The Events Calendar is… Continue reading

Ozankoy Gardeners Forum at the Courtyard, Karakum 22nd February

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. When we have time we try to keep up with the many events happening in North Cyprus and many people send their news as they know it will… Continue reading

The Funeral of Cathy Jackson, a tribute from Tulips

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By Carole King and Sue Tilt ….. On Monday morning, 20 February, at Lapta Cemetery on a brilliantly sunny morning over 150 people gathered to say a sad farewell to Cathy Jackson. What… Continue reading

TRNC News 22.2.2017 Negotiations stalled by Greek Cypriot refusal of political equality

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Akıncı: “Negotiations have stalled due to the Greek Cypriot side’s refusal to accept political equality” President Mustafa Akıncı has stated that the reason negotiations have stalled is due to the Greek Cypriot side’s… Continue reading

Enosis and is Cyprus changing its mind yet again?

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By Chris Elliott……. The Presidents of South Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have been meeting each other with their respective teams at meetings promoted by the UN to try to find… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 26/02/2017 with Guitarist, Richard Efferton

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By Engin Dervişağa….. By popular demand for this week’s Vox Pop show,  I am repeating my interview with Richard Efferton at his home in the Edremit area. Richard moved from Maidstone in the UK… Continue reading

Food Lodge, Catalkoy – Pancake Day

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By Margaret Sheard ….. The annual tradition of Pancake Day is drawing close and the Food Lodge in Çatalköy will be offering pancakes of many different types to suit your taste on Tuesday… Continue reading

Starlux Cinema presents week commencing 24th February 2017

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We give below details of the films which are being shown at the Starlux Cinema, Karaoğlanoğlu for week commencing Friday 24th February 2017 until Thursday 2nd March 2017. Film showing Mars VIP Jupiter Pluto Neptune Saturn… Continue reading

Beware of Processionary Caterpillars in Cyprus

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By Chris Elliott……. It’s that time a year again readers when the weather is improving and we can see signs everywhere of plant and shrub growth and along with this will be the… Continue reading

North Cyprus Football : Esentepe Youngsters Win Top Of The Table Clash

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By Richard Beale…………… The meeting of League Leaders Esentepe and second place Karşıyaka, resulted in close and hard fought encounter with not a lot separating the teams. Result : ESENTEPE A2 YOUNG TEAM… Continue reading

TRNC News 21.2.2017 – Çavuşoğlu in TRNC for working visit

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Çavuşoğlu in the TRNC for a working visit Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu arrived in the TRNC for a working visit yesterday. Çavuşoğlu, who was welcomed by Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu at Ercan… Continue reading

The Soulist – Coffee and Music House in Alsancak

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By Roland Eyerich  (DJ at Bayrak International Radio) ….. If you drive along the coastal road west from Girne you arrive in Alsancak, and will see the Coffee and Music House “The Soulist”… Continue reading

St Andrew’s Church, Kyrenia – Shrove Tuesday

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By Margaret Sheard …..  Why do we celebrate “Fat Tuesday”?  You can find out at St Andrew’s Church in Kyrenia if you go along and join in the Lent celebration on Tuesday 28th… Continue reading

Jack Straw said “We made a big mistake by allowing Cyprus to become a member of the EU”

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Straw: “We made a big mistake by allowing Cyprus to become a member of the EU, which put more cards into Greek Cypriots hands” Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has criticised the… Continue reading

North Cyprus Football : Shock Of The Day

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  By Richard Beale…………………….. Bottom placed Karşıyaka produced another “Lincoln” as they made mockery of their rock bottom position to record a shock win against promotion hopefuls Esentepe. RESULT : ESENTEPE KKSK 0… Continue reading