Category Archive: Information

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for September 2016

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By Trevor Hughes…… NOW HEAR THIS !! My wife has been dealing with Mertcan Şenol of Med Aid  in Lekosa for over 12 months now and his service is getting progressively better and… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village Raffle – Winning Numbers

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The SOS Children’s Village Raffle was drawn at Genç TV in the presence of notary Dr. Selin Üstüner and the winning numbers and prizes are shown below.  Were you one of the lucky… Continue reading

Minden Day at Bury St Edmunds, July 31st 2016.

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  By Derek Chilvers….. Suffolk Regiment in Cyprus 1958/59…… As I left my home for the drive to Bury St Edmunds for the annual Minden Day celebration, I was very glad to see… Continue reading

Dave O’Connor’s dogs need a new home

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By Margaret Sheard….. We were contacted by the facebook page of British TRNC following the recent death of Dave O’Connor and they informed us that there is now the necessity of re-homing Dave’s 2 dogs. … Continue reading

UK National Memorial Arboretum : Cyprus Memorial Rock Update 4

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By Margaret Sheard….. The unveiling of the Cyprus Memorial Rock at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire UK, is drawing closer and 21st August will see a very large gathering of ex-servicemen… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Making Last Wills in the TRNC

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Making Last Wills in the TRNC By Ralph Kratzer In Germany there is an old saying: “ignorance does not protect you against punishment!” It´s not quite so bad in the case of an… Continue reading

Dave O’Connor : Rest in Peace

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By Margaret Sheard….. We have learned of the death of Dave O’Connor who suffered a heart attack at his home on Saturday 30th July.    Having known Dave for a number of years this… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – August 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – August 2016 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of August 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here  Please note that as… Continue reading

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for August 2016

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By Trevor Hughes…… Road Fund Licence [car tax] Rumours are abounding, the cost of road tax is to be abolished and absorbed into the price of petrol. This is still at the Governmental… Continue reading

Tribute to Delia Heptonstall by her sister Clare Serginson

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Carole King and Sue Tilt have sent us a very poignant tribute by Clare Serginson in memory of her sister Delia Heptonstall who died here in North Cyprus following a long battle with… Continue reading

Michael Raine Remembered

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I published an article about Michael Raine who recently died at his home in Moffat, Scotland, UK.  Michael had lived in North Cyprus for some 20 years and is remembered for his talent… Continue reading

Kathy Martin’s life story – my Multiple Sclereosis (MS)

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Kathy Martin’s life story My Multiple Sclereosis (MS) By Kathy Martin… July 2016 Decided after ten years, it would be a good idea to have a Neurology check-up on my Multiple Sclereosis (MS).… Continue reading

Michael Raine – Rest in Peace

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By Margaret Sheard….. Michael Raine – Rest in Peace I was recently advised of the death of Michael Raine who was an early member of Kyrenia Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) and had lived… Continue reading

Peace and Freedom Day 2016 – Celebrations started

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Peace and Freedom Day 2016 Celebrations started Celebrations marking the 42nd anniversary of the 20th of July Peace Operation started today with a speech delivered by President Mustafa Akıncı on BRT. Ceremonies will… Continue reading

Delia Heptonstall – Rest in Peace

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We have received the following sad news from Sue Tilt and Carole King of Tulips (Help Those with Cancer Association). “It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Delia Heptonstall… Continue reading

Food and Beverage Tradition – Global Push to make Mediterranean Diet sexy again

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Food and Beverage Tradition Global Push to make Mediterranean Diet sexy again It may be on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits,… Continue reading

Leisure Time and Tourism – Activities in Northern Cyprus

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Leisure Time and Tourism Activities in Northern Cyprus Introduction by Ralph Kratzer There are many ways to pass the time in Northern Cyprus, either as a tourist or as a resident. Of course… Continue reading

Community Help – Motorcycle Club helps Needy on Kurban Bayram

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Community Help Motorcycle Club helps Needy on Kurban Bayram By Ralph Kratzer On Kurban Bayram, in the Muslim world also known as Eid al-Adha or Bakr-Eid, which literally means “Sacrifice Feast”, it is… Continue reading