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Dagli Sigorta, always at your side

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DAĞLI SIGORTA, “ALWAYS AT YOUR SIDE” By Trevor Hughes

For our local cyprusscene.com readers we have included the following company profile of DAĞLI SIGORTA for those who are seeking quality and reliable home or car insurance.

DAĞLI SIGORTA COMPANY PROFILE

The Company was established in 1967 and to date has over 47 years’ experience Dagli Sigortawithin the insurance industry. It started as an agency of Güneş…

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Girne American University Dance Fest 2014 - Re-scheduled for 26th July 2014

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BREAKING NEWS GAU Dance Fest 2014 has been
Re-scheduled for Saturday 26th July 2014

By Margaret Sheard

We have been advised that the GAU Dance Fest 2014 which was to have been held this evening 24th July at 8.30pm has been cancelled and is now re-scheduled to take place on Saturday 26th July at 8.30pm.

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The venue remains the same i.e. GAU International Congress Centre Spectrum Hall.  The event is…

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North Cyprus - TRNC News Today 24th July 2014 - Leaders to meet again today

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TRNC News Today – 24th July 2014 Leaders to meet again today

President Derviş Eroğlu and Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades Eroglu and Anastasiadeswill meet again today within the framework of Cyprus negotiations.

The Leaders will discuss the issues which were discussed by negotiators last Friday. Before the meeting, the Leaders will visit the laboratory where identities of missing persons are determined.

It was…

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The Main Event on BRT 26/07/2014 - Libby Anna Main

The Main Event on BRT 26/07/2014 – Libby Anna Main

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The Main Event with Denise Phillips Libby Anna Main By Denise Phillips

This week on my radio show The Main Event, my guest is Libby Denise Phillips and Libby Anna MainAnna Main who will also be talking about her favourite music and songs .

She was a lively guest talking about her time in UK and her move to North Cyprus, the flower show in Ozanköy and her time running 5 Fingers restaurant and bar. Her love of North Cyprus shines…

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Peace and Freedom Day 2014 - Airshow at the Old Kyrenia Harbour

Peace and Freedom Day 2014 – Airshow at the Old Kyrenia Harbour

Peace and Freedom Day 2014 Airshow at the Old Kyrenia Harbour

By Ralph Kratzer

Sometimes it is a great advantage to be Secretary of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR).

Airshow_25When a friend of mine and member of the TFR learned that I wanted to watch the airshow on the occasion of the Peace and Freedom Day 2014, he invited me spontaneously to enjoy the spectacle on the balcony of his apartment in…

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Globetrotting - Travel to India and Sri Lanka

Globetrotting – Travel to India and Sri Lanka

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Travel to India and Sri Lanka

by Ralph Kratzer

Mike Maternaghan, board member of the British Residents Society (BRS) and also member of the The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR), organizes, together with his partner Geraldine, wonderful journeys to far away exotic places around the globe.

This year, the trip went to Vietnam and the participants crossed…

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North Cyprus - TRNC News Today 23rd July 2014 - Nami: “Past convergences should be respected”

North Cyprus – TRNC News Today 23rd July 2014 – Nami: “Past convergences should be respected”

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TRNC News Today 23rd July 2014

News: Foreign Minister Nami:
“Past convergences should be respected”…

News: TRNC declares three days national mourning…

News: Alaminyo martyrs commemorated…

Foreign Minister Nami: “Past convergences should be respected”

Minister of Foreign Affairs Özdil Nami received authorities of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce, Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Industry, Turkish…

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North Cyprus - Dawn Vigil 2014 and Celebration

North Cyprus – Dawn Vigil 2014 By Margaret Sheard Video by Chris Elliott 40 years have passed since Turkey, as a guarantor power, found it necessary to intervene with a peace operation to save the Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus.  

CESV help the Tatlisu Ambulance Service

By Claire Lamb

Tatlisu is in the midst of exciting times!  We now have an ambulance and ambulance station based here to cover the surrounding areas.  As it can take up to 45 minutes to reach Girne State Hospital it is an absolute boon to the people who live in and around the Tatlisu area and something that has been on our wish list for quite some time.

Bob and I decided to go along to introduce ourselves and represent the CESV (Civil Emergency Service Volunteers), who work so closely with the emergency services – and to do a little fact finding!

The ambulance came out of retirement and started work on 3rd June 2014 and on the 1st day the crew received FIVE call outs.  Three of which were transported to Gazimagusa and two to Girne.  Luckily things have calmed down for the men and women who comprise the crews.  There are 3 drivers andTatlisu Ambulance crew meet Bob Lamb image 5 medical crew members who take it in turns of one driver and one qualified staff to work long shifts to keep the area covered.  In just over five weeks the ambulance has been called out to 21 incidents including road traffic accidents, general medical problems and trauma injuries.

We spoke to Dağhan Aylanç, a qualified paramedic on the team, about how the system works.  They receive a call out from the central switchboard in Lefkosa giving them details of the incident and the location then it is all systems go.  Once the crew have stabilised the casualty they then decide which hospital they should be transported to.  Although Girne is closer, Gazimagusa is often quicker as there is less of a problem with traffic.

During our visits we delivered some items donated by the CESV bought with previously raised funds.  We have been Bob lamb handing over more equipment on behalf of CESV 2 smlworking closely with Ezer and Gülderen Ertaç of Ertaç Kardeşler Ltd, Gazimagusa to produce affordable straps to secure a casualty to a spine board and ‘frac pacs’, which are used to secure a broken limb in comfort and safety.  These lovely people and their hard working staff came up with the perfect items and as they were being bought by funds raised by the CESV and being given to ambulance staff throughout the state hospitals here in North Cyprus they gave us a generous discount.  We took sets of the straps and pacs to the ambulance crew at Tatlisu who were delighted, especially with the new design of the straps which are easy and convenient to use yet very secure.

The Mayor of Tatlisu, Hayri Orçan came along to the meeting to give his support so we asked if they had a “wish list” for items to be used on the ambulance. We then told them about our planned fund raiser to be held at Ne&Şe Restaurant.  Salih Bilal and his lovely wife Melike are providing meze, main course and Turkish dessert for 30tl – 5tl from the cost of each meal will be donated to the ambulance fund.  Of course, if people wish to donate more then they are welcome to do so!  Some of the items requested were burns packs, lockable sharps bins and a portable sterilizing unit.  Maybe if we raise enough funds we can put the extra towards funding a new ambulance so this one can be put back into retirement!

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CESV help the Tatlisu Ambulance Service CESV help the Tatlisu Ambulance Service By Claire Lamb Tatlisu is in the midst of exciting times! 

NCCCT Bingo - July 2014

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NCCCT Bingo – July 2014

By Margaret Sheard….

It is so hot in North Cyprus in July but by the time we arrived at the Pine Bay Hotel for the monthly NCCCT Bingo Night, the evening was very NCCCT logopleasant and the sports bar area being used for the event was comfortably cool.

Arriving in time to eat before the bingo started, my sister and I ordered our choice of food and it was very enjoyable.

It seems to…

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