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by Paphos Life
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Articulated lorries to be banned from the roads on Sundays
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Articulated lorries to be banned from the roads on Sundays

<r>In a bid to alleviate traffic during the summer, police on Friday banned articulated lorries from using motorways and other networks between certain times the next three Sundays of the month....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/articulated_lorries_to_be_banned_from_the_roads_o...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Illegal Lemba area bridge demolished after protests
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Illegal Lemba area bridge demolished after protests

<r>&nbsp;A small concrete bridge recently built over a stream near Kotsia beach between Chlorakas and Lemba that was blocking eels from swimming upstream has been demolished.The Greens welcomed the demolition of the bridge by the district office of Paphos....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.pap...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Coronavirus: British tourists to be offered free rapid testing in Cyprus on arrival sources
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Coronavirus: British tourists to be offered free rapid testing in Cyprus on arrival sources

Well-placed sources have told the Cyprus Mail that from August 1, all category B tourist arrivals in Cyprus may be able to take a free rapid coronavirus test at both Larnaca and Paphos airports, which will allow them entry into the country....

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by Paphos Life
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Mouflon wanders into mountain coffeeshop
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Mouflon wanders into mountain coffeeshop

Photos of a mouflon visiting a coffee shop in the mountain village of Kambos were all over social media on Wednesday.The mouflon was found on the coffeeshop's veranda early on Monday morning by the owners, Elias and Marina Cleanthous, when they went to open the shop for the day.... Read the article ...
by Paphos Life
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Current coronavirus situation will continue, says expert
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Current coronavirus situation will continue, says expert

There will not be a second wave of coronavirus but the current worldwide situation will continue, one of the experts advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak told CNA on Wednesday....

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by Paphos Life
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos municipal swimming pool reopens
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Paphos municipal swimming pool reopens

Paphos municipal pool Evagoras Pallikarides reopened today after undergoing renovation during the lockdown.Mayor Phedon Phedonos said that the municipality had taken advantage of the weeks during which the pool was closed because of the coronavirus outbreak to upgrade it so as to satisfy the needs o...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Kissonerga frustrated by fresh marina delay
Replies: 5
Views: 427

Kissonerga frustrated by fresh marina delay

<r>The latest extension until the end of July to allow time to find a consultant to carry out a study into constructing a combined marina and cruise ship docking facility in Kissonerga is scuppering plans to develop the wider area, community leader George Stylianou told the Cyprus Mail on Monday.......
by Paphos Life
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 50-year-old missing from his Paphos home (photo)
Replies: 0
Views: 318

50-year-old missing from his Paphos home (photo)

Police said on Monday that a 50-year-old man from Paphos is still missing from his home since the morning of June 20.The man is Liviu Rusu, pictured below, a Romanian national described as thin, 1.70 -1.75 m tall with short, grey hair.When he left his home on June 20 he was wearing blue jeans and a ...
by Paphos Life
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Police urge motorcyclists to wear helmets
Replies: 19
Views: 692

Police urge motorcyclists to wear helmets

<r>Paphos police on Sunday appealed to motorbike users to wear helmets for their own safety.Speaking after the death of a motorcyclist in Paphos early on Sunday morning, CID Paphos spokesman Michalis Ioannou said ???we are making for one more time an appeal to motorcyclists to wear a helmet???....<b...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fire in moving car, tragedy averted as driver remains calm
Replies: 38
Views: 1307

Fire in moving car, tragedy averted as driver remains calm

The worst was averted this morning in the Paphos-Polis road, near the Tsada community, when a moving car caught fire and was gutted by flames in just a few minutes.

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by Paphos Life
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New yellow warning; temperatures at 42 C on Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 151

New yellow warning; temperatures at 42 C on Saturday

<r>The Department of Meteorology issued on Friday another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Saturday.The alert is in force from 11 am until 4 pm on Saturday with the inland maximum temperature expected to be around 42 C, 33 C in the mountains, 32 C on the west coast and 34 C on the oth...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UK in Category B from August 1
Replies: 0
Views: 320

UK in Category B from August 1

<r>Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said on Friday that based on the current epidemiological situation, the UK will be incorporated in Category B of travellers to Cyprus as of August 1, given that its positive epidemiological situation is maintained....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslif...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Move to ban boats, fishing in parts of Akamas
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Move to ban boats, fishing in parts of Akamas

The Agriculture Ministry is proposing to prohibit fishing and boats in some of the most popular areas of the Akamas for part of the year under a draft decree which has been sent to stakeholders for feedback by July 10, Phileleftheros reports....

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by Paphos Life
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fine today, getting hotter from tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Fine today, getting hotter from tomorrow

Seasonal low pressure is affecting the area, with a hot air mass forecast from tomorrow.Today will start off with local increased low cloud and patchy fog which will soon clear and the weather will become mainly fine....

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by Paphos Life
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: Suspects wreck police station while in custody
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Paphos: Suspects wreck police station while in custody

<r>&nbsp;Two men arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property are due in court today to be remanded in custody for wrecking Paphos police station, philenews reports.It said the two, a 35 year old Cypriot and a 32 year old foreign national, both Paphos residents caused considerable damage ...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Berlin to be supportive if asked by all parties involved in a Cyprus settlement
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Berlin to be supportive if asked by all parties involved in a Cyprus settlement

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, says the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp....

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by Paphos Life
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Another yellow alert as temperature stuck at 40 C inland
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Another yellow alert as temperature stuck at 40 C inland

<r>&nbsp;&nbsp;It will be another blistering hot day with an extreme high temperature warning in force for a third consecutive day.Early on Monday, the Met Office issued a yellow alert warning that the inland maximum temperature is expected to rise to around 40 C. The warning is in effect fr...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UK looking to lift restrictions for travellers from Cyprus
Replies: 2
Views: 628

UK looking to lift restrictions for travellers from Cyprus

The UK is looking to include Cyprus on a list of countries to be announced next week from where travellers will have unrestricted access to the country, while head of the hotels association Pasyxe said the UK's decision to lift quarantine restrictions is "important" for Cyprus.... Read the article a...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Room for improvement but Cyprus on track to lower polluted air emissions
Replies: 8
Views: 194

Room for improvement but Cyprus on track to lower polluted air emissions

<r>A EU study published on Friday revealed that, like most European countries, Cyprus needs to step up efforts across all sectors to make sure citizens can breathe clean air, preventing respiratory diseases and premature death.The study points out how Cyprus did not submit a national plan outlining ...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Met issues extreme temperature warning
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Met issues extreme temperature warning

<r>The Met service has issued an extreme temperature warning for Saturday, expecting 40C in some areas.In a statement issued on Friday afternoon, the service said the warning will be in effect between 11am and 5pm.It said it expected inland temperatures to reach around 40C.The service warned that vu...