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by galexinda
Tue Oct 04, 2022 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Jab 5??
Replies: 18
Views: 1204

Re: Jab 5??

A fifth Covid vaccine dose could be available by the end of October, while the cabinet just under two weeks ago approved the new bivalent jabs for fourth shots. Medical services director Elisavet Constantinou told CyBC radio on Monday morning that each day about 220 people on average were having the...
by galexinda
Tue Oct 04, 2022 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Chlorakas-Garbage City Contest
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Chlorakas-Garbage City Contest

In recent years this particular rubbish dump has offered different scenarios depending on the time of month (people moving out of accommodation and dumping rubbish followed a week or so later by the new people moving in and replacing furniture items and furnishings), time of the week (more builders ...
by galexinda
Mon Oct 03, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: ACCESS TO CYTA
Replies: 9
Views: 530

Re: ACCESS TO CYTA

CYTA Head Office in Griva Digeni Ave contact details: Tel 26 706021. Open 0830 - 1900 hrs.
Perhaps phone and ask about access and nearby parking facilities.
by galexinda
Mon Sep 19, 2022 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UKCA to close by Xmas
Replies: 19
Views: 2611

Re: UKCA to close by Xmas

To be fair a lot of comments refer to incidents that happened some time ago and the UKCA Social Club has been far better managed since Debbie Bell was appointed as Chairman and it is more 'modern' in its outlook. Their website shows some of the activities and, in particular, the Welfare Unit provide...
by galexinda
Fri Sep 16, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Surgeon to remove moles in Paphos
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Surgeon to remove moles in Paphos

Dr Loukas Myrianthous (General Surgeon) Royal Artemis Clinic (near ERA/SUPERHOME) Tel: 26 961 600 Mobile: 99 655 001. Very thorough - will check out any other skin lesions at the same time. Visited him earlier this year. Be prepared for maybe 3-4 visits - first is a consultation, next is the removal...
by galexinda
Wed Sep 14, 2022 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New UK High Commissioner presents credentials to President Anastasiades
Replies: 0
Views: 149

New UK High Commissioner presents credentials to President Anastasiades

The new High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Cyprus, Irfan Siddiq presented his credentials to President Anastasiades on Wednesday. In August, Siddiq replaced Stephen Lillie as British High Commissioner in Nicosia. He has previously served as the UK Ambassador to Sudan and Azerbaijan, as well ...
by galexinda
Wed Sep 14, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Cost of PCR Test in hospitals
Replies: 12
Views: 468

Re: Cost of PCR Test in hospitals

I thought they were free at the hospital, This is the most recent announcement I can find dated 12 August which only mentions Rapid Tests. 'However, COVID-19 Rapid testing units will continue to operate outside public hospitals in all regions, between the hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., to service pati...
by galexinda
Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Electricity Bills and discount
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Electricity Bills and discount

Electricity meter was read last week and awaiting bill via email.
Have been told the discount shows on the bill under the heading ' Ministry of Finance Discount'.
by galexinda
Sun Sep 11, 2022 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UKCA to close by Xmas
Replies: 19
Views: 2611

Re: UKCA to close by Xmas

I would have thought there would be plenty of vacant premises to choose from , on the Agios Georgious road out of Peyia there is a wonderful property on the junction of the main road which has been vacant for some time and includes a swimming pool. Terry It seems that most have already been approac...
by galexinda
Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Goats of Cyprus
Replies: 5
Views: 517

Re: Goats of Cyprus

If you use Facebook there is a FB group for Pissouri which has many Cypriot members: It's name is 'I Love Pissouri'.
Link to FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pissouri
by galexinda
Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UKCA to close by Xmas
Replies: 19
Views: 2611

Re: UKCA to close by Xmas

More detailed information on the UKCA website under the heading

Important Message from the Council regarding the 'emergency meeting' 7/9/2022
https://www.ukca.com.cy/breaking-news
by galexinda
Sun Sep 04, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Probate Costs?
Replies: 13
Views: 1336

Re: Probate Costs?

trevnhil wrote:
Sat Sep 03, 2022 6:40 pm
Both our cars are registered in my name and my wife's name as Joint Owners
Likewise, as has been the case for many years with different vehicles.
by galexinda
Sat Sep 03, 2022 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Use of Hotel pools daily (Nonres)
Replies: 7
Views: 830

Re: Use of Hotel pools daily (Nonres)

Some of the hotels that have water parks, eg King Evelthon or Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort welcome outsiders for a charge.
Both on the coast road in Chloraka.
by galexinda
Thu Sep 01, 2022 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Crown Resorts Horizon Hotel Update 2
Replies: 14
Views: 1413

Re: Crown Resorts Horizon Hotel Update 2

The only reference I have seen recently is this topic on a local Facebook page: 'Hi .... At the weekend I saw activity at the Crown Horizon Hotel in Coral Bay. The gardens were finally being cleared. I heard today that the hotel will be used for Asylum seekers to be housed. Has anyone heard any news...
by galexinda
Sat Aug 27, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fishing boat left on central area of Emba set on fire
Replies: 1
Views: 418

Re: Fishing boat left on central area of Emba set on fire

Paphos police on Friday arrested a 23-year-old man for arson of a boat. The suspect was taken into custody pending investigation. According to police information, around 2 am on Friday, a fire broke out in a boat owned by a 57-year-old man, which was parked ashore in a field near Emba.... ...From ex...
by galexinda
Sun Aug 21, 2022 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Church of England
Replies: 6
Views: 702

Re: Church of England

Anglican Church of Paphos - current information from their Weekly News Sheet
https://www.paphosanglicanchurch.org/we ... news-sheet

St Pauls Catholic Church Paphos
https://stpauls-catholic-parish-paphos.com/
by galexinda
Sun Aug 21, 2022 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Island enjoys a safe, chilled life say expats
Replies: 12
Views: 787

Re: Island enjoys a safe, chilled life say expats

Jim B wrote:
Sun Aug 21, 2022 11:23 am
We called ourselves Expats as our place of abode was the UK but we worked overseas, now I just class myself as an immigrant.
Indeed - so long as no one refers to me as a 'guest' in Cyprus I am happy.
by galexinda
Sat Aug 20, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Ex-pat UK Banks to shut Brit accounts due to EU red tape
Replies: 54
Views: 3294

Re: Ex-pat UK Banks to shut Brit accounts due to EU red tape

Being a bit thick as usual, but is it such a hardship to have your pensions, paid directly into a Cyprus bank from the UK, or elsewhere in the World? In answer to the question.. Yes sometimes it is.. There are UK pension companies that will only pay into a UK account . In addition, after the 2012–2...
by galexinda
Fri Aug 19, 2022 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Ex-pat UK Banks to shut Brit accounts due to EU red tape
Replies: 54
Views: 3294

Re: Ex-pat UK Banks to shut Brit accounts due to EU red tape

Thank you - perhaps a good idea for people to have plans in place just in case their UK bank does decide to go ahead and close their account.