Category Archive: Health

Beware of Processionary Caterpillars in Cyprus

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By Chris Elliott……. It’s that time a year again readers when the weather is improving and we can see signs everywhere of plant and shrub growth and along with this will be the… Continue reading

North Cyprus asks , What is ‘Dangerous driving’?

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By Chris Elliott…….. We all will have opinions of what is dangerous driving from the experiences we have of driving in the TRNC and I will give an experience I had recently. Now… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – February 2017 – North Cyprus

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

North Cyprus: Blood donation urgently required today for Yvette Alfred

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Donations of O Positive Blood Urgently Required To our local North Cyprus readers, we are appealing for blood donations today the  28th January 2017 to help Yvette Alfred who needs O Positive blood. The donor’s… Continue reading

TRNC, get off that mobile phone while driving!

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By Chris Elliott….. Not a day goes by here in the TRNC, when you do not see a car passing by with the driver talking on their mobile phone which they are holding… Continue reading

Black Olive Cafe/Studio, Alsancak : Fun Fitness Day

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By Margaret Sheard ….. The Black Olive Cafe/Studio in Alsancak will be holding a Fun Fitness Day on Tuesday 31st January  which will be in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).… 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

GAU “You Can Help Save Someone’s Life ” Blood Donation Day

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By Chris Elliott……. The British expatriates in Northern Cyprus are very familiar with Blood doning days arranged in their community mainly by the British Residents’ Society but I decided to take perhaps an… 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

John Bernard Anderson R.I.P.

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By Chris Elliott….. The tragic news today of the horrendous traffic accident on a Girne to Lefkosa mountain road between a school bus and a lorry and the awful loss of life and urgent… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – November 2016 – North Cyprus

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

North Cyprus, Blood donation urgently required for John Anderson

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Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors “O” Positive Platelets We have just received news from Steve Collard who manages the Urgent Blood Donation SMS appeal system of the following: John Anderson who is in… Continue reading

Tulips – Ladies Pink Bowling at Kings Leisure Centre, Girne

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Message from Tulips……. Hello readers, After the extremely successful Pink Bowling event last year, another one is being held this year on the 16th November at Kings Leisure Centre, Girne. To make sure… Continue reading

Esentepe And Tatlisu Defibrillators, Urgent Help is Required!

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By Chris Elliott…….. Richard Beale who writes many sport articles about Esentepe has alerted us to an appeal for help regarding 5 Esentepe and Tatlisu area defibrillators.   I can well recall when… Continue reading

North Cyprus Save a Life, Give Blood scheme appeals for more donors

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By Chris Elliott…….. Having had the misfortune in the past to be hospitalized and need blood transfusions and also have the task of collecting supplies from the Lefkosa Blood Bank for a loved… Continue reading

British Residents Society Blood Donation Day on 15th October 2016

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By Chris Elliott…….. The British Residents Society have just emailed their members with the all important news of the next Blood Donation Day on 15th October which we are sharing for our local… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – October 2016 – North Cyprus

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

Please help repatriate Roy Oswick to the UK

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By Chris Elliott……. Over the past few years I have become a friend of Roy Oswick and he has written many fascinating and often humorous accounts of his military service experiences much to… Continue reading