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Looking Back At Music Fit For A Queen in Lefkosa

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By Chris Elliott…….. Margaret Sheard and I having to travel to the UK for a funeral were sadly unable to attend the Concerts Without Borders event MUSIC FIT FOR A QUEEN at the… Continue reading

Auction at Lambousa Auction House on October 1st 2016

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STOP PRESS Come along on Friday the 30th September from 10.00am to 3.00pm to view the new stock of goodies to go under the auctioneer’s hammer! The auction starts at the Lambousa Auction House, Lapta at… Continue reading

Starlux Cinema presents week commencing 30th September 2016

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We give below details of the films which are being shown at the Starlux Cinema, Karaoğlanoğlu for week commencing Friday 30th September until Thursday 6th October 2016.   Film showing Mars VIP Jupiter Pluto Bir Baba Hindu… Continue reading

Why won’t they let me drive my car from the TRNC into the ROC?

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By Chris Elliott…. With the leaders of the TRNC  and RoC locked in discussion to try and resolve the age old Cyprus issue you would have thought that they would want the least… Continue reading

Please help repatriate Roy Oswick to the UK

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By Chris Elliott……. Over the past few years I have become a friend of Roy Oswick and he has written many fascinating and often humorous accounts of his military service experiences much to… Continue reading

Turk Ekonomi Bankasi (TEB) Step Out for Tulips

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Message from Sue Tilt and Carole King…… Hello Readers. We received another fantastic boost to our fundraising this week from Turk Ekonomi Bankasi, Girne Branch (TEB) in the form of a 1,000TL donation… Continue reading

Return to the Celebrity Hotel beach in Lapta

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By Chris Elliott……. Over the past few years I have visited the Chateau Lambousa Hotel many times along with the Celebrity Hotel in Lapta which were built by John Aziz Kent and written… Continue reading

The British Residents Society third annual summer dinner dance at the Merit Royal Premium hotel

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By Julia Bennett……. BRS events organiser……… The British Residents’ Society’s annual summer dinner dance was for the third year running held outside at the beautiful Merit Royal Premium hotel in Alsancak. The event… Continue reading

Wedding report for My Cyprus Scene from Carol Blackwell-Gibbs

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On September 15th I had the pleasure to arrange the civil wedding of Jennie Yardley & Scott Diduca-Burden at the beautiful Kybele in Bellapais The wedding had taken many months to organise and… Continue reading

Sh Boom Bar Alsancak Fundraiser for Tulips – An ‘Eggscellent’ tale to tell

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An ‘Eggscellent’ tale to tell   Message from Sue Tilt and Carol King……. Friday night (16th Sept) was an ‘Eggstraordinarily’ good night a the Sh-Boom Bar in Alsancak with some ‘Eggsceptional’ donations for… Continue reading

Starlux Cinema presents week commencing 23rd September 2016

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We give below details of the films which are being shown at the Starlux Cinema, Karaoğlanoğlu for week commencing Friday 23rd September until Thursday 29th September 2016. Film showing Mars VIP Jupiter Pluto Ben-Hur (3D) (125 Minutes)… Continue reading

British Turkish Cypriots Association writes a letter of concern to President Akinci

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A key British Turkish Cypriot NGO issues an open letter in order to highlight critical issues relating to the current UN sponsored negotiations.  Friday 16th September 2016:  The British Turkish Cypriot Association has… Continue reading

Starlux Cinema presents week commencing 16th September 2016

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We give below details of the films which are being shown at the Starlux Cinema, Karaoğlanoğlu for week commencing Friday 16th September until Thursday 22nd September 2016. Film showing Mars VIP Jupiter Pluto Ben-Hur (3D) (125 Minutes) 21:50… Continue reading

M.A.D Making A Difference at Ziyamet

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Message from MAD……… Making A Difference” at Ziyamet……… All members of the M-A-D group who are “Making A Difference” at Ziyamet special needs school would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to… Continue reading

Griffin goes to the UK courtesy of Kyrenia Pet Travel

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By Kim Betts…….. KAR Pet Travel……… Recently Neil and Tracy came into to see me at KAR Pet Travel looking for help. Neil and Tracy had to return to the UK very quickly… Continue reading

Northern Cyprus 2016 and Expat Entertainers are back in business or are they?

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By Chris Elliott……. Summer came this year with a vengeance and at the start of the autumn we are still sweltering here in Northern Cyprus and many expat swallows are returning to their… Continue reading

North Cyprus Expat NGOs meet with the TRNC Ministry of Tourism and Environment

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By Chris Elliott…… Having had ongoing contact with the Ministry of Tourism and Environment, Margaret Sheard and I were delighted to be asked by their new Undersecretary, Ismet Esenyel to help facilitate a… Continue reading

Onder Supermarket Steps Out for Tulips

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Message from Carole King and Sue Tilt…….. Help Those With Cancer Association Tulips…….   Hello Readers Today Tuesday 6 September Sue and I, along with Raziye Kocaismail, President of Help Those With Cancer… Continue reading