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Peyia goes to court over Vassiliou project

PEYIA municipality is challenging the government’s decision to issue a planning permit for a massive development on a hillside overlooking Peyia and is taking the town planning department in Nicosia to court.

This is the first time that the local authority has taken such a step.

Traffic cameras not happening anytime soon

As authorities struggle to cut down road deaths, MPs learned on Friday that traffic cameras will not be up and running anytime soon.

Paphos old town appeals for new citizen centre

Paphos old town is appealing to the government to create a second citizens’ service centre in the area to better serve residents.

Cypriot drivers ‘hasty, careless and impatient’

Thirteen people out of 41 killed in road incidents so far this year were under 25-years-old, police data showed, as most deaths occur during the early morning hours due to speeding and reckless driving.

Two men re-arrested after stolen goods found

Two men arrested last week in Paphos for a robbery were re-arrested on Sunday with police believing they may have committed two other crimes.

Police issue weather warning for part of Limassol-Paphos highway

Due to torrential rain in the Limassol area, especially along the Limassol-Paphos highway near Karvounas, police warned there was an increased risk of traffic accidents as visibility was reduced and roads slippery.

Paphos burglary arrests

Police arrested two men early on Friday in Paphos in connection with a robbery late on Thursday.

A woman called Paphos police at 11.25pm to report that her apartment had been broken into and various electronic devices, jewellery and money were stolen.

MPs discuss urgent need to update drone use rules

The need to update legislation regulating the use of drones was discussed by the House legal committee on Wednesday.

Cyprus needs to up its waste game says EC

Cyprus must up its game when it comes to its obligations concerning waste treatment and recycling, European Commission officials said on Tuesday.

The key to a successful waste treatment policy on the island, officials said, is efficient recycling.

Tourist lost at Adonis Baths found (updated)

The 22-year-old German tourist who went missing while on a tour to Adonis Baths in the Paphos district on Sunday afternoon was back at his hotel by 9am on Monday morning, police said.

Authorities offer some relief to blighted Paradise Hills

THE authorities have finally stepped in to help residents of the misnamed and blighted Paradise Hills, a housing development in Marathounda Paphos, to prevent a repetition of last winter’s heavy flooding caused by a rainwater drainage pipe positioned right above the site.

‘No solution with Turkish guarantees and intervention rights’

There can be no solution with Turkish guarantees and intervention rights, nor with the permanent presence of Turkish troops, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou reiterated on Saturday at the funeral of an identified missing person.

Armed robbery at Paphos co-op

A Greek co-op bank was robbed by two armed people wearing hoods on Friday morning in Paphos.

Man arrested in connection with bombing

Limassol police on Thursday arrested a non-commissioned officer of the National Guard in connection with a bomb explosion in June 2014.

Police believe the man, 40, is linked to an explosion in Limassol that targeted the car of a military officer on June 30, 2014.

Injured turtle treated, released

The department of fisheries has released a small green turtle (Chelonia mydas) back into its natural environment after treating it for propeller injury, it was announced on Thursday.

Discussion on future of Bases to start next week

Substantive negotiations between Cyprus and Britain regarding the Bases after Brexit will begin on October 11, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told deputies on the House foreign affairs committee on Tuesday, dismissing calls from deputies to put their closure on the agenda.

Government plans animal welfare police force

The government will create an animal police force tasked with investigating abuse, Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said on Monday.

Phedonos refuses to be cowed by journalist’s warning

Paphos mayor Phedonas Phedonos has questioned the impartiality of New York-based reporter Michalis Ignatiou after the latter advised the town boss to tread carefully with his allegations of corruption.

Cyprus peace talks will resume, says President Anastasiades

The process aiming at a solution of the Cyprus problem will be resumed, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has said.

Cyprus celebrates Independence Day

The Republic of Cyprus celebrates today the 57th anniversary since the declaration of its Independence, with a military parade in Nicosia.

Remote Paphos offers unique live art experience

By Bejay Browne

A live art experience has been launched in Paphos as part of the Pafos2017 programme which sees groups of people don headphones for a collective and yet individual experience.

Ryanair cancels some Paphos flights

Despite assurances to the contrary, Ryanair has announced flight stoppages for Paphos.

Army officer may be linked to spate of bombing attacks

The arrest of a 44-year-old non-commissioned officer of the National Guard in connection with at least two bomb attacks in Limassol may lead back to several other earlier incidents, the Limassol district court heard on Wednesday.

Illegal advertising signs removed in Paphos town

An operation to remove illegal advertising signs and billboards got underway in the centre of Paphos on Tuesday, according to a municipality spokesman.

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Peyia goes to court over Vassiliou project

PEYIA municipality is challenging the government’s decision to issue a planning permit for a massive development on a hillside overlooking Peyia and is taking the town planning department in Nicosia to court.

This is the first time that the local authority has taken such a step.

Traffic cameras not happening anytime soon

As authorities struggle to cut down road deaths, MPs learned on Friday that traffic cameras will not be up and running anytime soon.

Paphos old town appeals for new citizen centre

Paphos old town is appealing to the government to create a second citizens’ service centre in the area to better serve residents.

Cypriot drivers ‘hasty, careless and impatient’

Thirteen people out of 41 killed in road incidents so far this year were under 25-years-old, police data showed, as most deaths occur during the early morning hours due to speeding and reckless driving.