Category Archive: People

Bob Howard’s 92nd Birthday Celebration

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Hi, A great evening was had by all at the Olive Press on 16th January 2017, as a very special “young man” celebrated his 92nd birthday!

Wedding of Gemma Hammond and Eray Abdullah on 30th December 2016

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By Paula Shirley… The wedding of Gemma Hammond and Eray Abdullah, was the last event of the year to take place in Doğanköy church on 30th December 2016, despite the forecast of bad weather their… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum.net shares the news worldwide

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By Kathy Martin…….. I received an email from the delightful Chris Elliott, with the following message that went completely over my head!

St Andrew’s Church – Thank you from the Mission to Seafarers

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By Margaret Sheard ….. We were very pleased to be able to contribute to the campaign to provide some Christmas cheer to seafarers who were far from home during Christmas 2016 in the… Continue reading

Car Treasure Hunt for E.F.R.A.R. 2017

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E.F.R.A.R. 2017 Raising money for TULIPS (Help Those With Cancer)

Day in the life of a KAR Meeter and Greeter/Centre Administrator

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By Patricia Garrod… When I returned to North Cyprus in July this year, I was asked whether I would be interested in a new volunteer role at the rescue centre.

A big thank you to Brenda Garratt from KAR on 6-1-17

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By Kim Betts… A lovely lady called Brenda Garratt who lives in Melbourne, South Derbyshire, celebrated her 80th birthday on 20th September 2016.

Start 2017 with a good deed…

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Cherry Red Advertising has launched a fab new desk calendar, which is on sale now for 10TL, in aid of SOS Children’s Village

Abnormals performed 30th December 2016

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E.F.R.A.R, Organising Committee 2017 By Sue Steel… Raising money for TULIPS (Help Those With Cancer)

Tulips Chilly Dippers 31-12-16

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“Tulips Chilly Dippers” dipped more than their toes at the Fly Inn! Unanimous vote at the Fly Inn on the morning of 31st December 2016, was that the sea was much, much colder,… Continue reading

Christmas celebration 2016 at Holman Hall, Girne

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By Margaret Sheard…… “Deck the halls with boughs of holly” – these are the words of a well-known carol and Holman Hall was certainly lovingly decked for Christmas with a huge Christmas tree… Continue reading

Cyprus Veterans visit to North Cyprus November 2016

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By Derek Chilvers……….. Part 1 – Terry and Derek’s holiday including the 2016 Remembrance Service in Kyrenia and a trip to Wayne’s Keep in the Buffer Zone. Our bags were packed and we… Continue reading

RIP Mike Reilly 21st July 1943 to 15th December 2016 (aged 73)

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By Kathy Martin… For friends of Mike and Sally Reilly I am very sorry to say that Mike lost his battle for life in the evening of 15th December 2016.

Words of the Week 48/2016 – Ibn Battuta

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Words of the Week 48/2016 Ibn Battuta Muhammad Ibn Battuta (1304 – 1368 or 1369), was a medieval Moroccan traveler and scholar, who is widely recognised as one of the greatest travelers of… Continue reading

RIP Bob Lamb – 15/04/1948 – 10/12/2016

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By Kathy Martin… Friday 16th December 2016 – Have just returned from the funeral (or if I may be permitted to say “An affirmation of Life”) of Bob Lamb, Claire’s loving, caring and… Continue reading

RIP Bob Lamb – 15/04/1948 – 10/12/2016 – TRIBUTES

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Claire asked that all of you who think of Bob today (16th December 2016) to write your comment on her page about your favourite memory of Bob? Be it a funny experience (and I’m sure… Continue reading

The most successful Year-End Dinner of the TFR in the Opinion of the Guests

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) The most successful Year-End Dinner of the TFR in the Opinion of the Guests By Ralph Kratzer I believe that I have participated in about 8… Continue reading

Corner House, Ozankőy raising money for EFRAR and Tulips

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By Sue Steel……… EFRAR Committee……..   E.F.R.A.R. 2017 Raising money for TULIPS (Help Those With Cancer) Wedding Blessing raises money for E.F.R.A.R.