Latest Blog Articles

Winter Wonderland 2020

It's time for our annual trip to the Troodos Ski Slopes, to have our winter snowball fight and partake in a bit of tobogganing. We've already published a film of the drive, so here are a selection of pictures that we took when we got there...

Kouris Dam Overflows!

Last year it held firm, but now even the great Kouris Dam has succumbed to the inevitable and overflown in the rain. We were there with our cameras. You've seen the film, now read the blog...

B7 Closed For Repairs

The B7 has collapsed again, just outside Giolou. It will be closed for a couple of months, and diversions are in place. We thought it would be prudent to show you what you can expect...

More Stormy Seas

We had hoped to have some Epiphany Day Celebration photos to show you today. Unfortunately, the wind cooked up a storm and the celebrations had to be cancelled for safety reasons, though they did have a scaled-down version at the port. When life throws you lemons, make lemonade, we say. So we took some pictures of the wind to show you instead...

Latest News Articles

Waste plant seeks expert advice on finding buyers for ‘sludge’

Experts are expected on the island next week to help solve the problem of managing the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) produced by the Pentakomo waste treatment plant which is currently being buried as no buyer has stepped in.

Heavy traffic closes road to Olympos, sleet on Limassol-Paphos highway (updated)

The road to Olympos has been closed due to heavy traffic, police announced on Sunday.

Meanwhile sleet on the Limassol to Paphos highway means it is slippery and dangerous.

Also, the road from Prodromos to Troodos is only open to cars with four-wheel drive or snow chains.

The roads from Platres and Karvounas to Troodos are open but are slippery.

Damage to Paphos district road network from bad weather estimated €300,000

The bad weather has taken a toll on the road network in the Paphos district, while cultivations bordering on the Xeros and Diarizos rivers have also sustained damage, Paphos district officer Mary Lambrou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday.

She said that affected farmers should contact the agriculture department of the ministry and agricultural insurance organisation.

Desalination plant evacuated near Kouris river

Disaster was averted last week after the Sovereign Base Area Police and its partners from within the Republic of Cyprus managed to divert the overflowing Kouris river away from the nearby desalination plant, potentially saving lives and averting an environmental issue.