Category Archive: Information

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

My Travel Report – Through Anatolia on the Motorbike

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My Travel Report Through Anatolia on the Motorbike By Ralph Kratzer There are things in life you plan for a longer time, and the closer the date of fulfillment comes, the more doubts… Continue reading

TRNC President Akıncı says: Cyprus deal possible in 90 days

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TRNC President Akıncı says: Cyprus deal possible in 90 days A peace deal can be reached on Cyprus within 90 days if both sides of the divided Mediterranean island are willing and decisive… Continue reading

Why Lawyers can’t solve the Cyprus Problem

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Why Lawyers can’t solve the Cyprus Problem By Loucas Charalambous…. for Cyprus Mail I HAVE written here in the past that the main reason the Cyprus problem could not be solved for so many… 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

Chemist Rota – September 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – September 2016 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota up to 18th September 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here    The rota has only been made… Continue reading

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