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    Bases commander's vow
    21 December 2011 15:11
     AKROTIRI - Any hydrocarbon deposits found with British Bases jurisdiction will be for the benefit of Cypriots, the Commander of the British Forces Cyprus and Sovereign Base Areas (SBA) Administrator Air Vice Marshal G E Stacey said
    He also added that London would renew its offer to...
    Hearing the call
    16 December 2011 12:39
     By Annie Charalambous
    Ghana-born Father Andrew Arkin has been thanking God for the chance to serve in Cyprus these past seven years.
    “Warm people, hospitable country, very social place. I enjoy it a lot here,” the 50-year-old assistant parish priest at Nicosia’s Holy Cross...
    Huge fire
    08 November 2011 11:03
    Farmland and cattle came under threat last Friday as a huge fire destroyed a large section of bondu land surrounding the Akrotiri Salt Lake area.
    The blaze, which began at approximately 9.30am, quickly spread and eventually destroyed an area of 2000 metres by 1000 metres by the time it was...
    Fire chief's farewell
    27 October 2011 16:12
    Command Fire Officer Ian Wallace leaves Cyprus shortly as he heads back to the UK; but before leaving he was quick to pay tribute to all those units that work so hard to keep residents of the SBAs and the Republic of Cyprus safe during the fire season.
    Ian, who has been in Cyprus since 2008 and...
    In at the deep end
    21 October 2011 11:02
    By Henry Bojdys
    In at the deep end, that is the way Jacqui Bailey has stepped in to help the Dhekelia Theatre Club launch one of the largest productions for some years.
    With over 70 costumes to maintain and manage, she has to clothe over 20 in the chorus, about 10 principle actors and one...
    New Dhekelia Learning Centre
    07 October 2011 12:43
    On September 12, Deputy Commander British Forces Cyprus, Brigadier Bill Kingdon officially unveiled the new Dhekelia Learning Centre which is now open to the British Forces public, their families and LECs.
    The Learning Centre provides professional, specialist advice on education, training and...
    Pulling in money for SSAFA
    29 September 2011 16:30
    A British Forces Cyprus team braved the sweltering heat and the potential for lifelong back pain by pulling Commander British Forces Cyprus’ Land Rover from the Episkopi Officers Mess to the HQ building in order to raise money for SSAFA Forces Help on September 16.
    The grueling challenge, which...
    CyPol secures CESSAC Carter Cup victory in BFC
    29 September 2011 16:27
    Organised by the Cyprus Service Referees Association (CSRA) and celebrating the tournaments 40th anniversary, the CESSAC Carter Cup Charity tournament continues to be the showcase football event that heralds the start of the Cyprus Services’ football season.
    The UK was represented by the Army...
    N.A.T.D dancing examination results: Challenge Stage School
    29 September 2011 16:22
    Dance students from Akrotiri and Episkopi have recently passed exams from the prestigious Challenge Stage School in Cyprus, which has produced stars of music, stage and screen, including chart-topper Adele, who was trained by school principal, Miss Dawn.
    The Bases stars of the future were...
    Episkopi Services Sailing Club Regatta 2011
    22 September 2011 12:52
    On Friday 9th ESSC held their Annual Regatta. It began with the traditional General Handicap Race, (otherwise known as the practice race for all competitors)


    The wind was also fairly typical, for Episkopi, blowing a force four at the start of the race and reaching a...

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