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    How to read on a budget, and help charity
    03 September 2010 15:40
    Avid readers can enjoy a good book and at the same, time, do their bit for charity, thanks to a second-hand bookshop in Polis-Chrysohoos which sells a range of used books for less than €3 each.
    Well-known in the town and surrounding villages, the Polis Charity Bookshop raises cash for...
    From Moscow, London and Paphos .... with love
    27 August 2010 10:03
    By Lucie Robson
    Martyn Andrews has visited more countries in his 31 years than most people manage in a lifetime. It is not surprising. Globetrotting is both his passion and job.
    Presenting programmes for the English-language strand of the global Russian network, Russia Today (RT), Martyn...
    The magic of poetry
    23 August 2010 09:46

    By Lucie Robson

    We all feel weariness at the injustices of life but only a few people have the gift to express it for themselves and everybody else.
    David Arran from Tala, has been writing quirky and incisive poems on everything from distressing...

    Change in British Passport System
    20 August 2010 09:39
    The British High Commission in Nicosia is no longer issuing passports in Cyprus. British nationals living in the Republic of Cyprus now need to send their application by courier to:


    UK Regional Passport Processing Centre
    British Consulate-General Madrid

    Lions in command
    12 August 2010 17:57

    By Capt JL Gilbody HQ Task Force Helmand

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment deployed to Afghanistan last month have taken command of their own Area of Operations for the first time since becoming the Theatre Reserve Battalion.
    2 Lancs, who have been the...

    Engineers reopen Pergamos road
    09 August 2010 11:41
    By Mary Fry
    Good relations have continued to be fostered between the British Bases and the local communities with the help of the Royal Engineers in Dhekelia recently.
    A project to repair a road giving vehicle access to the mixed village of Pergamos has just been completed with the Mayor and...
    Iron athletes out in force
    30 July 2010 14:11
    By Neil Middleton
    It was another action packed day down at the K1 Triathlon club in RAF Akrotiri on Sunday July 25 with its latest event doubling up as the Army Championships and drawing in competitors from all over Cyprus.
    The Army championships were run over an Olympic distance course and...
    Swim all-year round at Ay Nik
    30 July 2010 14:07
    By Mary Fry ESBA reporter
    Ayios Nikolaos is proud of its refurbished pool and a permanent roof allows it to be open all year round. Since reopening last summer, the 25 metre pool has gone from strength to strength, offering some fantastic swimming opportunities which the Station is making the...
    London calling for 6th form students
    23 July 2010 09:54
    By Mary Fry ESBA reporter
    Sixth form students from King Richard and St John’s schools recently spent four days in London familiarising themselves with work related learning activities.
    In a break from the traditional work experience trips to London, this visit to the capital was designed to...
    SSAFA makes music
    23 July 2010 09:59
    By Drew Elgeti SSAFA
    Saturday July 17 saw over 600 music lovers descend on the Pissouri Amphitheatre from all over Cyprus to enjoy five different rock bands.
    The first band to hit the stage was a group called ‘13 Beats Off’, from the Heritage School in Limassol on what was their last gig...
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