Thursday, 7 December 2017

Nicosia HIVE Closed Tuesday 12th December

Nicosia HIVE will be closed on Tuesday 12th December and will re-open on Wednesday 13th December at 08.00.

Sorry for any Inconvenience caused.

AEC BFC Community Learning Programme January 2018 Term

Please click below for the AEC BFC Community Learning Programme January 2018 Term brochure.

Brunch at Garden Day and Night

It's that time of the year again!!
"Garden's Brunch" is back by popular 

*Join us every weekend for Garden's "NEW SEASON'S DELICIOUS BRUNCH!!
DONOT Miss the Milkshake with donut ontop!

For reservations and further details: 22 66 26 2

Mouseiou 2, 1097 Nicosia, Cyprus

Christmas schedule for Recycling and Waste Collection

Please see below Festive period schedule for Recycling and Waste services concerning Nicosia BRS Married Quarters.

Recycling Collections on your Door step
Collection on 21/12/2017 instead of 28/12/2017

General Waste collections
Collection on 26/12/2017 instead of 25/12/17
Collection on 02/01/2018 instead of 01/01/18

Recycling Rubbish Collection

All families on the BRS MQ patch are to note the next Recycling Rubbish Bin Collection date will take place on the following date:

Thursday 14th December 2017.
Please note:

Recycling rubbish bin collection takes place every 2 weeks therefore please do not place your recycling rubbish outside until the previous evening of the date due for collection.

HQ BRITCON Christmas Ball

Aqua Blue Design Centre Christmas Shopping Event

Join Aquablue Design Centre at their Christmas Event
Friday to Sunday,
December 8 - 9 - 10,
Hats, Pillows, Clothes, Jewelry, Knitwear, Hair Bands, Bags/Wallets, Handmade Cards, Home Accessories, Baby/Kids Accessories, Christmas Decorations
During the 3 day event, They are offering 10% OFF on purchases over €60
Contact info: 99-283749

Gas Bottle Price Change

Please be informed the cost of gas bottles has now to been increased to €11.50 with immediate effect.

K Cineplex Cinema Listings Strovolos

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

CAMEO next Thursday 14th December.


The next CAMEO Morning is planned for next Thursday 14th December from 10.30 in Nicosia HIVE. This is a chance for the community to meet and chat in an informal way over some hot drinks and festive treats. Children are very welcome too.

Pavillion Christmas Fair 15th-17th December

Nicosia Chocolate Festival

Nicosia Chocolate Festival strikes again in the centre of Nicosia, at the Famagusta Gate Venue on 9th - 10th December! This time our moto and theme is "Time for magic!". Get ready to experience the delicious magical word of chocolate, learn more about the process behind its production, meet pastry chefs and serious talented hobbyists along with shows and more surprises!
A great amount of net fees will be donated to families having children hospitalized at the Pediatric Oncology Center in Makarios Hospital. 
Entrance fees: €5 per person, children aged below 12 enter for free.
9 - 10th December, from 11:00 - 20:00
Place: Famagusta Gate venue

Christmas Fair at the Hilton Cyprus

Sunday at 11:00–21:00

98 Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, 1077 Nicosia, Cyprus

Ride The Capital

 Explore the city and district of Nicosia on your bike!! 
Join the '3 Peaks Challenge' if you are a trained cyclist or the 'Family tour' for an easier ride!
*3 Peaks Challenge Route:*
7.30am - Famagusta Gate / Nicosia:
1st Mountain Peak – MADARI - Estimated arrival time at 11.00
Break time 30 minutes at Madari area (preferably at Handria village )
Departure at 11.30hrs
2nd Mountain Peak – PAPOUTSA - Re-grouping at 12.00hrs at Papoutsa ( 10min break) - preparation for the big descend to Apliki
12.25: regrouping at Apliki (road towards Farmaka)
3rd Mountain Peak – KIONIA - Estimated arrival time at 14.10
14.10-14.40: Break time 30 minutes in Kionia picnic site. (In case of cold weather the break will take place in another area which will be confirmed on the day. All participants will have to climb to Kionia first and then have a break)
14.40: preparations for the last part of the route from Kionia to Nicosia
14:45: Departure for Nicosia
16.30: Arrival time at Nicosia - Old Nicosia Municipality Group Photo
Early Dinner at Ai Giorkis restaurant-parallel str of the Old municipality

Festive Art for the Order of Service for our Carol Service.

Padre Goodison is inviting all children in the community to create some festive art that will be included in the Order of Service for our Carol service. 
Art work can be dropped into the Church or the HIVE no later than December 10th .

Charity Collection at the Community Centre

Date Extended!!!! 
New date Thursday 14th December

Christmas Carol Service at St Columba's Church

A family friendly Christmas Carol Service will be held on Sunday December 17th from 16.00 at St. Columba's Church UNPA. 
All are welcome.

Youth Club

Youth Club Every Wednesday 
in the Community Centre.

All children aged 6+ and adults who would like to volunteer are invited to come along.

Interserve Christmas Schedule

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Yoga begins at Endorphin Gym Tuesday 5th December

You will need to have Gym insurance to take part in these sessions.

Christmas Wonderland at Limassol Old Port open until 07/01/18

'The most magical Christmas event Limassol has ever lived!!!'

Planned Power Outage in January

Please note the proposed dates and timings of the next power disruption to electricity supply for the month of January 2018:

1. TUESDAY 16 JANUARY 2018 – 08.00 TO 13.00 (Maintenance of HV/LV Switchgear)


Beverley Rd 1 to 12, Hunter Rd 1 to 8, Sycamore Rd 13 to 23.

2. THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2017 – 08.00 TO 13.00 - (Maintenance of HV/LV Switchgear)


Hill Crescent 1 & 2 (Hive), Hastings Drive 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, Sycamore Rd 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Nicosia House.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

National Insurance Contributions.

If you are returning to the UK you can claim your National Insurance Contributions before you leave. Pop in the the HIVE for more information or click here.

Employment Opportunity for Native English Speakers

Depaho are looking to recruit Native English Speakers 
for their Nicosia Based Click here for more details. 
CVs should be sent to

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Playground Closure

The playground in the centre of the SFA will be closed from Wed 22 Nov 17 and will not re-open until 18 Dec 17. This is to allow phase 1 of the shading to be constructed.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Costcutter Opening Hours (Saturday Change)

Mon – Fri 0800 – 1700 hrs
Sat – 0900 – 1500 hrs

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Art Exhibition on December 18th

TGIF Decorating the Mess Friday 1st December

The next TGIF event will be DECORATING the mess on Fri 1st Dec from 16.00
Christmas jumpers/tops preferable.
Children will be able to make Christmas decorations also.
Food will be provided
Mess Committee

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Nutcracker Ballet

Lefkosia Youth Ballet presents the ballet "The Nutckracker" at the Strovolos Municipal Theatre.

Sunday 17/12 at 17:00
Adults €15, children (up to 12yrs) €10

Monday and Tuesday 18&19/12 at 18:30
Adults & children €10

Tickets are sold at the Dancehouse Lefkosia every Saturday between 10:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:00. 
From 4/12- 15/12 tickets will also be sold at the Dancehouse Lefkosia during week days between 10:00-14:00.
From 16/12- 19/12 if any available tickets will be sold at the Strovolos Municipal Theatre.

No reservations.
For more info: 99195701

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Free Story Reading App from Little Troopers

Little Troopers Treasures

Little Troopers Treasures is a project that is partnered with Harper Collins children's books to bring to forces families, currently there are nine books available to record.

> The service family downloads the app then creates a family login, the service person then logs in wherever they may be (WIFI needed) or before they go away and records some stories, the app captures their face, voice and the book pages.

> Once done the app zips up the story with lots of love and immediately the service child can go to the Little Trooper mode of the family login and there will be a surprise story waiting! They can watch the stories, or listen, over and over again.

> There are also some free supporting resources for families to accompany this app, a weekly planner sheet to print off and use plus separation diaries for both parent and child to complete while separated and then share once reunited.

All the information and download links plus the resources files to print off can be found HERE

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Tales of the Service Kids DVD

Tales of the Service Kids is a DVD giving insight to service life by young people who talk candidly about their experiences. 
This DVD is available now free of charge from Nicosia HIVE

Festive Fun Fair

Festive Fun Fair is a great mix of food, festive stalls, rides and music. 
Located en route to The Mall of Cyprus. Parking is to the rear of the fun fair.
Opening this weekend!!!!
Grand Opening Event on November 24th.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Nicosia Library Newsletter

The November Edition of the Nicosia Library Newsletter is out Now!

Click here for the full Newsletter

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Delivery of Information Packs

All Married Quarters have received updated Information Packs from Nicosia HIVE. 
These contain information on Local Amenities, Recycling, Clubs, Gas Bottles, Useful Telephone Numbers and Medical.

For more information on the Local Area and the Island pop in to me in the HIVE office.

All information has been date stamped. Please dispose of any old information sheets you may have.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Oh What A Beauty Handmade Jewellery now on display in Nicosia HIVE

Handmade Jewellery as well as Silver Fingerprint Jewellery available.
Contact Sarah to discuss your own bespoke designs.


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Trinity: Armed Forces Financial Services

What they offer: 

Personal Accident Cover 


Kit Cover 

Home Cover 



For Discounts on Kit and Personal Insurance Cover contact 
Aisling in Nicosia HIVE.

Medical Procedure for Families in BRS

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Flea Market of Nicosia re-open on September 2nd

Nicosia Flea Market

Kaimakli, Nicosia.
(From September 2nd): Every Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 7:00pm

Founded in 2012 and situated in Kaimakli a suburb of Nicosia close to the walled old town the market is Nicosia's first, hosting more the 60 sellers and up to as many as 40 stalls selling a mixture of antiques, furniture, art, vintage clothes and jewellery, nic-nacs and other paraphernalia.


Wednesday, 16 August 2017

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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Forces Travel Newsletter

Forces Travel specialise in providing travel and holidays for members of the armed forces family.

They offer a range of military discounts and their team of friendly advisers are always ready to do the hard work, leaving customers free to relax and enjoy their holiday.

Please find attached their monthly newsletter here. 
If you would like more details of the services Forces Travel provide please don't hesitate to contact me on