Category Archive: Information

Friday lunch at Panta Restaurant on 6th January 2017

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After my Sunday lunch at Panta Restaurant, Çatalköy (Ayios Epiktitos) on 13 November 2016 have wanted to return for their Sushi.

Malcolm Davies : Rest in Peace

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By Peter Toms and Wendy Smith ….. We were sorry to learn of the sad passing of Malcolm Davies who we have known for the past 10 years. Malcolm came to live in… Continue reading

KIBTEK customer service SMS and email messages

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By Margaret Sheard….. No doubt many people will have received an SMS message from Kibtek and for those of us who do not speak or understand Turkish, we are giving below a Google… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum the Friendly Forum in 2017

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Just over a year ago North Cyprus Forum was rebuilt as a blog due to technical difficulties with the original system software and it has benefited from many fascinating reviews and news articles… Continue reading

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for January 2017

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By Trevor Hughes…… Revised By Chris Elliott……. Further to Trevor Hughes Tips for January 2017 which contained an excellent source of news of the authorities’ requirement that all foreign mobile phones used in the… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – January 2017 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – January 2017 By Trevor Hughes…… I have compiled the Chemist Rota for January 2017 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here Please note that as the chemist rota… Continue reading

Welcome to the SOS Children’s Village e-newsletter 31-12-16

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Şirin Damdelen has sent us her latest e-letter

TRNC Gas Tank Permits – there seems to be a hiccup!

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We have received a message from a good friend and reader who would like to pass on what seems to be a failing on the part of the relevant Department to allow people… Continue reading

Multimax tell customers about a lightning strike at Girne Telecommunications Office

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By Chris Elliott…….. Today was a grey, cold, wet and a very gloomy day and here  we are in our office preparing to publish a number of cyprusscene articles when there were a couple… Continue reading

Seamen’s Mission Cyprus Christmas Boxes

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By Margaret Sheard……. During a recent wardrobe clearout I ended up with 5 empty shoe boxes and although I had seen a Facebook request for these items I couldn’t remember which charity was… Continue reading

Cyprus Memorial Rock Annual Service at UK Arboretum

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By Margaret Sheard….. Following the very successful unveiling of the Cyprus Memorial Rock at the National Memorial Arboretum in the UK on 21st August 2016, the question has been raised for veterans and… Continue reading

Cyprus Negotiations: Eide says Turkish President Erdoğan ready to deal on Cyprus

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Cyprus Negotiations: Eide says Turkish President Erdoğan ready to deal on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is ready to “play ball” on reaching a deal to reunify divided Cyprus… Continue reading

Magazine of the Anglican Church of St Andrew Kyrenia – December 2016

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North Cyprus – New Working Hours of the Public Sector and Institutions

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New Working Hours of the Public Sector and Institutions New arrangements have been made regarding working hours of the public sector and institutions. As of Monday the 5th of December the new working… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – December 2016 – North Cyprus

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

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for December 2016

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By Trevor Hughes…… Using UK Driving Licences in the TRNC A one of our readers was stopped by the police for a roadside check, the other day. The officer asked for the driver’s… Continue reading

The 33rd National Day of TRNC – “Eyewitness Report” from Berlin

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The 33rd National Day of TRNC “Eyewitness Report” from Berlin By Heidemarie Blankenstein (translated by Ralph Kratzer) Celebrations on National Days are conventional institutions of most countries which cultivate diplomatic exchange. I was fortunate… Continue reading

Skala – Larnaka’s Turkish Cypriot quarter

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Living near Iskele you become very aware of the town’s close links with Larnaka. There is a monument to Turkish Cypriots from there who died in inter-communal clashes, the town’s football team is… Continue reading