Category Archive: Information

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Halloween – 31st October

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Happy Halloween! Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Halloween Many people celebrate Halloween simply because it’s fun. But that doesn’t offer an explanation as to why children dress up in costumes and ask… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – November 2014 – Sharing News

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Trevor’s Tips – November 2014 Sharing News   By Trevor Hughes Freezer Hygiene I was informed the other day, the most effective way to rid bad smells emanating from your fridge/freezer is to place… Continue reading

Fear of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the TRNC

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Fear of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)  in the TRNC The death of an 83-year-old woman on Sunday caused panic in [North Cyprus] after suspicions she died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). According… Continue reading

Animal Welfare – Who can help Struppy?

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Animal Welfare Who can help Struppy? By Ralph Kratzer Struppy is a former stray dog, found in Alsancak by a German couple, members of The Foreign Residents in  the TRNC (TFR). She is… Continue reading

Summer Time ends! Clocks change at 4am tomorrow morning

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Summer Time ends! Clocks change at 4am tomorrow morning Day light saving times is coming to an end. Day light savings is held so that people could make more use of the sun… Continue reading

Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones on both sides of Cyprus

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Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones on both sides of Cyprus Remembering the dead to mend relations among the living is the novel idea of two young men who were among… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – 17th Annual General Meeting

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) 17th Annual General Meeting 18th October 2014 By Ralph Kratzer The 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) was held… Continue reading

21 Facts About The Human Body

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21 Facts About The Human Body By Ralph Kratzer Hello reader, I hope you don’t mind me saying, but you have an amazing body! That’s not a clumsy compliment, I really mean your… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Presentation on Property by Prof. Dr. Roland Czada

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Presentation on Property One of the leading property experts in Germany, Prof. Dr. Roland Czada, will be delivering a presentation on property in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Prof. Czada will be… Continue reading

Bee-keeping in Cyprus

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Practical Beekeeping Course begins 13th October Admissions for the “Practical Beekeeping Training” course have commenced at the Girne American University Life-long Education Centre (GAUSEM). For the professional beekeepers or those who want to… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue – A brave Lady and her “Jumping for Dogs”

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A brave Lady and her “Jumping for Dogs” by Ralph Kratzer Some people have good ideas. Some have a heart for animals. The TFR-member Jacqueline Jones has both. On the occasion of her… Continue reading

St Andrews Church Kyrenia – October 2014 News

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St Andrews Church Kyrenia  October 2014 News   By Chris Elliott The committee of St Andrews Church, Kyrenia are very proactive when it comes to communicating with their flock and also the world at… Continue reading

Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice began today

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Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice Today, 4th October 2014, began the 4 day Kurban Bayram or the Feast of Sacrifice. All government and semi-government offices and schools – with the exception… Continue reading

Did You Know? By Fevzi Hussein

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‘Did You Know?’   The merits of an arranged marriage have been argued for decades. Many moons ago, marriages were far less complex. Do not get arranged marriages mixed-up with forced marriages. In… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – October 2014 – Sharing News

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Trevor’s Tips – October 2014 Sharing News   By Trevor Hughes Lost Log Book One of our readers mislaid his logbook recently and needed a replacement, for obvious reasons. If you are in a… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – October 2014 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – October 2014 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of October 2014 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here Please note that… Continue reading