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by Wensbry
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Brits To Cyprus
Replies: 84
Views: 3066

Re: Brits To Cyprus

Government adviser being quoted in most of today's Cyprus press as saying U.K. tourists unlikely before August
by Wensbry
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Post from UK
Replies: 11
Views: 1398

Re: Post from UK

Cyprus Post are not processing mail from any country other than Greece until further notice. 16.03.2020-LATEST INFORMATION Due to the suspension of of flights to and from Cyprus, Cyprus Post announces that they suspend until further notice the acceptance of postal items with destination all countrie...
by Wensbry
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Cyta Internet upgrade
Replies: 31
Views: 4553

Re: Cyta Internet upgrade

We are still not getting the 30 we were paying for let alone the 50 now promised.
by Wensbry
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: No More Trips to the North ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1066

Re: No More Trips to the North ?

Flying to Turkey and returning to Ercan could potentially be a problem for some.
by Wensbry
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Bad sportsmanship
Replies: 22
Views: 1502

Re: Bad sportsmanship

Individuals choice, nobody else's business.
In the heat of the moment we all do things we might or might not regret.
by Wensbry
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Dental implants
Replies: 7
Views: 887

Re: Dental implants

My wife has recently had two implants at Perfect Smile.
Service is first class and total cost was €2000.
She couldn't be happier.
by Wensbry
Sun May 19, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Agios George Harbour Cafe
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: Agios George Harbour Cafe

The cafe down by the harbour was refurbished over the winter with a new roof and structure built. Although it has been done to look exactly the same as the old one.
by Wensbry
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Shamima Begum - this is going to cost UK a small fortune....
Replies: 62
Views: 6005

Re: Shamima Begum - this is going to cost UK a small fortune....

It would be cheaper to take her out with a drone πŸ‘
by Wensbry
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Blood tests
Replies: 25
Views: 2994

Re: Blood tests

zorbathejock wrote: ↑
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:27 am
ApusApus wrote: ↑
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:01 pm
True, but in the UK the standard prescription cost is now Β£9.00 per item …………… I know which system I would rather be in!


Shane
Only parts of the U.K. In Scotland prescriptions are free.
They are free in Wales too and have been for many years.
by Wensbry
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New Cyprus Driving Licence and UK Car Rental
Replies: 11
Views: 1738

Re: New Cyprus Driving Licence and UK Car Rental

We went back to UK on 12th March for a week and coincidentally I'd also only had my Cyprus licence for three weeks. I hire a car with Enterprise and had no problems at all. As far as proof of points is concerned I checked DVLA site a few days after surrendering my UK licence here and got a simple st...
by Wensbry
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Petition to revoke Article 50 ...
Replies: 157
Views: 11649

Re: Petition to revoke Article 50 ...

I didn't win in the lottery last weekend, should I start an online petition to get the numbers re-drawn? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
by Wensbry
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Petition to revoke Article 50 ...
Replies: 157
Views: 11649

Re: Petition to revoke Article 50 ...

From Sky News Downing Street dismisses Brexit petition Theresa May's spokeswoman says the prime minister "will not countenance" cancelling Brexit. It comes after a petition calling for Article 50 be revoked passed one million signatures. When asked for Mrs May's view on the petition, a Downing Stree...
by Wensbry
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: GBP-Euro topping 1.16
Replies: 16
Views: 2274

Re: GBP-Euro topping 1.16

nholleran wrote: ↑
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:29 pm
Well that's not rocket science really is it, if you two points up but you didn't get 1.17 either.
Actually smart arse I got €1.17096 before charges and €1.16667 after charges.

I assume you are sarcastic by nature?
by Wensbry
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: GBP-Euro topping 1.16
Replies: 16
Views: 2274

Re: GBP-Euro topping 1.16

Surprised to see a better exchange rate, so took advantage of it earlier today. Always use the figure after any charges rather than the one quoted for the exchange. Does Transferwise have a fixed rate or does it depend on how much is transferred? Have seen it recommended often so wonder how the ove...
by Wensbry
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: GBP-Euro topping 1.16
Replies: 16
Views: 2274

Re: GBP-Euro topping 1.16

I just got €1.17 on Transferwise
by Wensbry
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: NHS to usher in changes in pharmaceuticals
Replies: 23
Views: 3081

Re: NHS to usher in changes in pharmaceuticals

There will still be people like my wife and I that slip through the net and I assume won't qualify or contribute. I'm only 59 so no S1. I am retired and structure my income as to have no tax liability. I guess we will just stick with out Private Medical Insurance. Still a lot of questions remain una...
by Wensbry
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Applying for Cypriot Driving License
Replies: 12
Views: 1746

Re: Applying for Cypriot Driving License

I asked at Citizens Centre & was told they only deal with renewals. Exchange licences are dealt with at Driving Centre on Mesogi Road. The form is in Greek, though if there is an version in English, can you please let me know. Mike If you go to cyprusdriving.net you can download the application for...
by Wensbry
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: House purchase using sterling.
Replies: 11
Views: 1528

Re: House purchase using sterling.

We bought our house direct from the vendor, no agent involved. We agreed a price in Β£ Sterling based on a mutually agreed exchange rate but contract was in Euros. All monies were transferred to our Cypriot Solicitors Sterling account and only released to the seller once she was happy that all obliga...
by Wensbry
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Britons to be removed from Cyprus election rolls post-Brexit
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Re: Britons to be removed from Cyprus election rolls post-Brexit

EU Citizens can only vote in local elections, however, Cypriots in the U.K. can also vote in General Elections. From electoral commission.org.uk Who is eligible to vote at a UK general election? To vote at the UK general election you must be registered to vote and: 18 years of age or over on polling...
by Wensbry
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Advice about getting to Ercan Airport
Replies: 24
Views: 2600

Re: Advice about getting to Ercan Airport

Hudswell wrote: ↑
Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:57 pm
Why, can't Russians visit the North?

Russians can visit the North, we took a Russian friend with us in May and she faced no more checks than us.