Category Archive: People

The Funeral of Cathy Jackson, a tribute from Tulips

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By Carole King and Sue Tilt ….. On Monday morning, 20 February, at Lapta Cemetery on a brilliantly sunny morning over 150 people gathered to say a sad farewell to Cathy Jackson. What… Continue reading

The Soulist – Coffee and Music House in Alsancak

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By Roland Eyerich  (DJ at Bayrak International Radio) ….. If you drive along the coastal road west from Girne you arrive in Alsancak, and will see the Coffee and Music House “The Soulist”… Continue reading

Catherine Jackson – Rest in Peace

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We were shocked to hear the sad news of the passing of Catherine Jackson.  We didn’t know her well but when our paths did cross she was always so friendly and always smiling.… Continue reading

Cyprusscene – reuniting old Cyprus friends

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By Margaret Sheard …. We recently had a comment from a reader who had viewed an article written nearly 3 years ago by Carrie Langford which was about her childhood memories of Newman’s… Continue reading

Cyprus Regiment at the British Governors House Nicosia, 1947 to 1950

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By Sermen Erdogan……… Cebbar Eyyam who is originally from Chryschous, Altıncık or Hirsofu village near Polis village in Paphos migrated to Australia in the early 1950s. He lives in Melbourne and is about… Continue reading

Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris at Osman Aga Kultur Evi

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By Margaret Sheard ….. A day out with Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris We spent a lovely Sunday with Fred and Chris (alias Nord Zypern and Kuzey Kibris) who are very keen on… Continue reading

George Isaac Andrew Lewis RIP

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By Kathy Martin… In a newsletter received from St Andrews Church, Kyrenia it was very sad to note the passing of George Isaac Andrew Lewis and we are showing this posting below for any… Continue reading

Cyprus Veterans visit to North Cyprus November 2016 – Part 2

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By Derek Chilvers …… Derek and Terry’s Cyprus Holiday – Part 2 with some nostalgic trips. We made our way to Catalkoy and we soon arrived at a smart looking building which was… Continue reading

Dorothy Gallop : Rest in Peace

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By Margaret Sheard….. We received news from Horst Gutowski, the Treasurer of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) of the sad passing of one of their members – Dorothy Gallop. Dorothy was… Continue reading

Tulips News update January 2017

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Hello readers, Thank you to Robert and Simon Brown for choosing to honour the life of their mother, Jacqui Smith by helping give life to others. It was a privilege for Tulips/HTWCA to… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village are hiring January 2017

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SOS Children’s Village provides family based care for children who have lost family care, works to strengthen families with children at risk of losing family based care, and provides education for pre-school aged… Continue reading

Birthday celebration for Richard Chamberlain at I Belli Restaurant, Girne

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By Margaret Sheard ….. There was a surprise for Richard Chamberlain when he arrived at I Belli Restaurant in Girne on Friday 20th January to find a group of people waiting to help… Continue reading

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.