Category Archive: Information

International Design Workshop and Symposium at GAU

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International Design Workshop and Symposium at GAU by gautalk… “Reading and re-designing of Lambousa Area” themed International design workshop studies hosted by Girne American University (GAU) began with the attendance of students with… Continue reading

Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) Christmas Round-up

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Tulips Christmas Round-up By Carole King and Sue Tilt…. Hello everyone, We are holding a Christmas stall at Lambousa Market on Saturday 29 November, where we will be selling lots of Christmassy goods.… Continue reading

Anniversary of the Establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

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Anniversary of the Establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus The 31st anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been celebrated with several ceremonies and activities. The celebrations… Continue reading

Health Care – Smokers’ Skin may age faster

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Health Care Smokers’ Skin may age faster by Ralph Kratzer Smokers are likely to get bags under their eyes and wrinkles around their lips earlier than non-smokers, according to a new study of… Continue reading

When walls fall – not always a blessing?

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When walls fall – not always a blessing? November 9th 2014 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Nearly one year after that event in 1989 the reunification of the divided… Continue reading

The normal daily madness! Traffic and Driving in Northern Cyprus!

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The normal daily madness! Traffic and Driving in Northern Cyprus! by Ralph Kratzer This week I was driving a few times with my bike “Black Betty” on the streets around Kyrenia due to… Continue reading

St Andrews Church Kyrenia – November 2014 News

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

The Foreign Residents – Weekly “Stammtisch” get-together changed to Winter Venue

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Weekly “Stammtisch” get-together changed to the Winter Venue at Acmenya, Alsancak By Ralph Kratzer As always with the changeover from summer time to winter time in… Continue reading

Government gave an all-clear – No MERS cases in the TRNC

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No MERS cases in the TRNC Last week we published an article about alleged cases of the so called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the TRNC (click here to remember). Now the government gave… Continue reading

St Andrew’s Church, Kyrenia – Weddings

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Getting Married at St Andrew’s Church By Margaret Sheard…. North Cyprus is becoming a very popular venue for weddings and with the wonderful backdrop in many places for some beautiful photographs, it is… Continue reading

How to eat Coffee! Coffee Energy Bites

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How to eat Coffee! Coffee Energy Bites Intro by Ralph Kratzer The Internet is also called World Wide Web which is not by chance! Through an article about Turkish coffee which I recently published… Continue reading

Cyprus Gas Crisis – UN advising on formula for equal share of Cyprus resources

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UN advising on formula for equal share of Cyprus resources The U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, is working on a formula for the sharing of income from the island’s… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – November 2014 – North Cyprus

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

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