Category Archive: Information

TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott

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TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott The Turkish Cypriot Minister of Tourism is set to begin a legal attack against the world’s largest hotel reservations website. The spat comes after scores… Continue reading

Sport Activities – Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus ‘Wheel see you on the trails’ By Angela Phillips Introduction During the summer of 2014, two British cyclists decided to move… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – February 2016 – Sharing News

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Trevor’s Tips – February 2016 Sharing News   By Trevor Hughes…… Third Party Insurance With effect from January this year, the Government has raised the Third Party insurance  threshold from 50,000.00TL to 75,000.00TL. The reason… Continue reading

TRNC Police General Directorate – Fight against Speeders

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TRNC Police General Directorate Fight against Speeders A Police patrol car installed with a mobile speed camera has taken to the roads today. According to a written statement issued by the Police General Directorate,… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – February 2016 – North Cyprus

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

End of the Cold Front – Warmer Weather set for Friday

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End of the Cold Front Warmer Weather set for Friday Temperatures throughout the island will begin to climb gradually as of Friday, effectively ending the freezing cold that has gripped the island lately.… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – February 2016

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy February 2016 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

Weather Warning – Cold Front hits Cyprus

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Weather Warning Cold Front hits Cyprus The TRNC Meteorology Department has warned temperatures will plummet again starting Saturday evening with the island expected to be hit by a new cold and wet weather front.… Continue reading

Lefkosa roadworks and power cuts from 22nd to 24th January 2016

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Lefkosa roadworks and power cuts from 22nd to 24th January 2016   By Chris Elliott……. One of our readers and good friend, Hatice Salih Kerimgil has kindly alerted cyprusscene today of the TRNC… Continue reading

Iskele turns into old Istanbul (Part 1)

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Iskele turns into old Istanbul (Part 1) By Steven Roberts……. If you wander around the centre of Iskele you will see a hive of activity as metal is being welded, wood is being cut, and… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents (TFR) – Funeral of Pat Burns

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Funeral of Pat Burns by Ralph Kratzer He was a man with different talents. In my garden, stands – for many years now – an iron… Continue reading

Project of the Century – Crisis over Water Management escalates

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Project of the Century Crisis over Water Management escalates Introduction by Ralph Kratzer We published a lot of posts on both our websites cyprusscene and tfrnorthcyprus about the “Project of the Century”, the water pipeline… Continue reading

EFRAR are helping Tulips with legal fund raising

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EFRAR are helping Tulips with legal fund raising   Further to our recent article about legal fund raising for Tulips – Help Those With Cancer Association, click here, we have received a request… Continue reading

Cyprus negotiations – Anastasiades says 2016 would be a “crucial year” for the island

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Cyprus negotiations Anastasiades says 2016 would be a “crucial year” for the island The president of [South] Cyprus has voiced cautious hope that a deal to end 40 years of division on the… Continue reading

Tulips Important Announcement‏ regarding legal fund raising

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Tulips Important Announcement‏ regarding legal fund raising   We have received the following important notification from Carole King and Sue Tilt of Tulips – Help Those With Cancer Association and would ask all… Continue reading

KIB-TEK announces power cuts due to fuel shortages

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Information for all households KIB-TEK announces power cuts due to fuel shortages The Cyprus Turkish Electricity Authority has announced that the TRNC will experience periodic and mandatory power cuts after a decision by… Continue reading

Paying income tax on TRNC rented properties

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Paying income tax on TRNC rented properties   By Chris Elliott…… How many expats realise that if they own a property in Northern Cyprus and rent it to another person that they have to… Continue reading

Pat Burns – Rest in Peace

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Pat Burns – Rest in Peace By Margaret Sheard….. We have received the sad news from Ralph Kratzer. the Secretary of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC, that Pat Burns passed away a… Continue reading