Thursday, 19 October 2017

Cinema Listings for K Cineplex Strovolos

Youth Club

Youth Club is taking a break for half term and will return on November 1st

Youth Club Every Wednesday 
in the Community Centre.

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

Technical Issues at Nicosia HIVE

Please be aware that Nicosia HIVE is experiencing technical difficulties and as a result cannot send or receive E-mails.

Nicosia HIVE Closed

Nicosia HIVE will be closed on 
Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th and 
will re-open on 26th October.
This is due to staff leave.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017


You can use your own shoe boxes if required (medium sized) Wrap the box and lid separately in Christmas wrapping paper. Attach the appropriate girl or boy label  and select the age category.   Attach the label to the top of the shoe box.

Fill the shoebox with selection of fun toys, hygiene items and school supplies. If possible, fill with one or two special items you know a child will love such as a doll, cuddly toy or deflated football with pump.

Refer to the ideas sheet and also ensure the ‘Items to Avoid’ or the package will not be sent.

There is an option to include a ‘All about me!’ sheet so children from the base can tell a child who receives it all about themselves and what they like.

Follow your shoe box.  There is an option to donate £5 per shoe box for project costs, (including shipping costs) and in return for this you will be advised where your shoe box is sent.  If they do wish to do this then donate online      Print the barcode and place the barcode in the box on top of the contents and put an elastic band around the box.  Your barcode will be scanned and  in January you will receive an email to confirm where the box has been sent to,

Dress Sale and Pamper Night in Dhekelia

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Halloween at Bookyard, Nicosia

Traditional Christmas Market,Forest Beach, Dhekelia Road, Larnaca. 1st &2nd December!!!

This years Traditional Christmas Market will be back on the 1st & 2nd December, 5pm - 9pm

This year it will be a Woodland Christmas Market, in an Enchanted Forest set back from the main Dhekelia Road (close to Masalas Indian Restaurant and Vlachos Tavern)

120 stalls selling beautiful gifts, Christmas decorations and festive delights!
Mulled Wine, German Sausages and Turkey Sandwiches will be served. 
Snacks, soft drinks, beer and wine will also be available.

Santa will be found in his Grotto in the centre of the forest by following the lights through the twinkling trees. He'll be giving out gifts to the children, who can also enjoy decorating there own tree ornaments, write a letter to Santa and enjoy the bouncy castle.

*** New Location*** in the forest, Forest Beach, Dhekelia Road, Larnaca.

€1 entrance for adults, children are free.
Lots of parking available.

Woodland Christmas Market

Nicosia Street Quest 24/10/17

The next NICOSIA STREET QUEST will be held on 
Tuesday 24th October 2017

WHERE: Registration, start and finish at Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), Ermou Street, Old Nicosia.
WHEN: Wednesday 24th October 2017 between 1900 hrs and 2000 hrs.
WHAT TO BRING: A pen to write down your answers and €2 entry fee.

Event 7 in the 2017 NICOSIA STREET QUEST series will be held, on Tuesday 24th October 2017, from CVAR. Registration opens at 1845 hrs and closes at 1945 hrs. Start times will be available any time between 1900 hrs and 2000 hrs. The course closes at 2115 hrs. Entry fees are €2 per person. Maps and question sheets will be provided at the start.

Your “Quest” is to navigate to up to 21 location points on the map of Nicosia (within the city walls) and answer a simple, non-cryptic question at each location (eg – what is the colour of the door at number 18? How many mannequins in the shop window?). Each question is worth either 10, 20 or 30 points. There will be a BONUS Question at each event. The time allowed is 60 minutes. There will be 5 penalty point for every minute late back. So make sure you are back within an hour from your start time. 

You will need a pen to mark your answers on the question sheet. You are advised to wear comfortable walking/running shoes and light coloured clothing (ideally reflective) for extra visibility. A small torch may be useful to assist your eyesight when reading the map. Electronic timing will be used. Individuals and teams of up to four people will be permitted. Points will be shared equally among team members. Children under twelve must be accompanied by an adult. All participants take part at their own risk. The organsier’s decisions are final. For more information please check out our Facebook page or call 99413479. 

We are very grateful to CVAR for permission to use their premises and hope everyone will stay behind afterwards for a social chat and try out the refreshments at Balthazar Café. 

Free Entry at Fasouri Water Park 22/10/17

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Larnaka International Marathon 19/11/17

A new era for sports begins in Larnaka with the 1st International Marathon of Larnaka to be held on Sunday, November 19th, in the Municipality of Larnaka.

The creation of the top marathon in Cyprus, with the participation of outstanding personalities from Cyprus and abroad.

For the International Marathon of Larnaka to become an institution and a reference point for sports organizations in Cyprus.

Marathon (42.195 km)
Half-marathon (21.095 km)
10 km
5 km Individual
5 km Corporate
1 km

Info| Registrations | Τel: +357 70000183

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Pest Control Programme 23/10/17

JSHU will carry out the annual proactive pest control programme (Mosquito, Cockroach & Rodent control) of all HQ BRITCON SFA on 23 Oct 17. 
They will require access to all gardens in order to treat the drains against cockroaches and all residents are requested to keep their dogs inside during the treatment period 0800 – 1500 hrs.  

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

CAMEO Morning 31st October


The next CAMEO Morning will be held on 
Tuesday 31st October from 10.30
 in Nicosia HIVE. 
This is a chance for the community to meet and chat over a cuppa. 

This month we have a Mini Market with:
Cards and stationary from Phoenix, 
Beach Themed jewellery from 'Oh What a Beauty'(Click here for the website.
and some Halloween Treats.

Children and new comers are very welcome.   

Dromea Run With Us 5k, December 2nd

The fee is €10 and is non-refundable. The event is co-organized together with the Geri Municipality and the event Major Sponsor is FxPro. The race is supported by PASYKAF. 
This online registrations page will remain open up until the end of 26 November 2017. There will be no registrations on the day of the event.
The start of the race will be at 10:00 am at Athalassa Park and bibs can be collected on the day of the race between 8:30 – 9:30 am.
Prizes and trophies will be awarded to the first 6 male winners and 6 first female winners. All finishers will receive the custom-made race medal. Part of the proceeds will donated to PASYKAF.

Aphrodite Half Marathon 21Km and 5 Km Fun run, Paphos

The Cyprus Health Runners Club is organizing the following races

Aphrodite Half Marathon   21Km   and   5 Km   Fun run  at   Paphos     26 November 2017

To see the details and for   online registration     please visit the web page:
Once again Constantinou Bros Hotels  and particularly the Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel are one of the main sponsors  
Of this event and look forward to cheering on the runners.
For information /reservation please email 

Thursday, 5 October 2017

DHK Bonfire Night

Children's Halloween Party

The Nicosia Library & BRITCON annual 
Children’s Halloween party 
On Friday 27th October 2017
at Nicosia House
Lots of fun, food, games & surprises

Return slips should be completed and returned to the library to confirm attendance no later than Monday 23rd October

Waterworld Season Tickets

Operation Christmas Child

Dhekelia Sailing Club

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 19th October 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.

Costcutter Opening Hours Change

Nicosia Costcutter will be adjusting its's opening hours for a trial period from Mon 09 Oct – Fri 10 Nov 17.

New Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri – 0900 – 1800
Sat – 0900 – 1700

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

TIDES a film screening this weekend.

A screening of the latest movie from the multi-award winning Italian director Alessandro Negrini, TIDES, on 8/10/17 at 19:30 at Agia Barbara square in Kaimakli, Nicosia.
The film set in the city of Derry, and “narrated” by the river Foyle, is a reflection on the concept of borders. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the Director.

Halloween at Cyherbia

The popular family Halloween event will again take place at 
Cyherbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth 
in Avgorou 
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of October 2017
 with games, challenges and activities for all ages from 3 till 99. 

This Halloween we will enter the magical world of Oz.

Follow the yellow brick road and join in on an adventure with the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion. Can you outsmart the Wicked Witch of the East and find the key to Oz?
Activities will be ongoing all day from 9.30 am till 5 pm on both days. Last entrance at 15:30.
Interactive storytelling in English at 11:30 and 14:30 and in Greek at 13:00 and 16:00
Also: apple bobbing, a broomstick race, I-Spy in the Haunted Herb Garden, lucky dip and facepainting. Best costume competition both for adults and children.
Entrance for both adults and children is 6 euros, including a cup of witch’s brew and a gift for each child. Under 3’s free. No booking required for this event.

Cyherbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth is situated just outside Avgorou, towards Ormidia. A3 from L/ca exit 63, A3 from Ay.Napa exit 66. For detailed directions, check

Pumpkin Carving at Cyherbia

Pumpkin Carving 
A week before Halloween, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of October you can carve your own pumpkin at Cyherbia!
Cost per pumpkin incl. all materials 10 euros. 
Free entrance to the park for all the family on these dates.
Workshop times: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00
Book your place, stating the day and time slot of your choosing by phone 99915443, email or

Cyherbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth is situated just outside Avgorou, towards Ormidia. A3 from L/ca exit 63, A3 from Ay.Napa exit 66. For detailed directions, check

Church Services at St. Columba's, UNPA.

There will be a service of worship and Holy Communion each Sunday at 1000 hrs in St Columba's Church , UNPA.

Should you require any further information please contact Padre Mike Goodison on 99217367

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Arts and Crafts Fair 28/10/17

On Saturday, 28th of October 11.00-18.00 you are invited to the garden of New Division Bar.
You will find things such as drawings, paintings, second hand clothing, jewellery and more Artsy & Craftsy stuff.
There will be no entry fee and all prices of the items sold are pocket friendly.

The bar will be open for all of you who are thirsty and snacks will be served who those who are hungry!

*Pet friendly*
**Car park - Old G.S.P. stadium**

RUN AS ONE 22/10/17

For the second year, ALPHAMEGA Hypermarkets organize the Run As One race, on Sunday, 22 October 2017. The race is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programme, titled “Child, Nutrition and Health”. This year’s event will be updated to include a Half-marathon, and a Corporate 5km race.


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.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

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

Sports Day Offer at Aphrodite Hills

Young Achievers Awards Poster Competition

Win €20 Amazon Voucher!!!!

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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Swan Lake Ballet 27/10/17

Starring by Principal Dancers of Kremlin Ballet Maxim Afanasyev and Alexandra Timofeeva

Russian Multimedia Ballet Theatre is a fusion of classical ballet choreography and amazing capabilities of modern multimedia technologies
Performances are staged with the use of exemplary classical choreography, partly modified for proper interaction with multimedia content, so that the action takes place both on stage and on projection screens which replace the static scenery.
Thus, characters may first appear on projection screens and then while transforming move onto stage, becoming alive, this action can be reversed respectively.


Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Dorian's Challenge Athalassa Park

  • 11 November 2017
Athalassa Park, Nicosia 

Dorian's Challenge brings one more grueling obstacle course that will challenge the physical strength, mental grid and team spirit of participants from all fitness levels. 
For first time, Nicosia and Athalassa National Forest Park will host thousand Dorian's from across Cyprus and the world. This is a 6km long course with 23 obstacles and challenges. The event will feature 6 new obstacles as well as muddy pits.

For more information check out the website:

Thursday, 10 August 2017


Wednesday 27th September 2017 at the Episkopi Garrison Gun (EGG) Club Ground
The Championships will consist of a 100 bird English Sporting shoot conducted over ten or more stands. 
Categories.  There will be the following Categories of entry:
a.                   Service.  Open to any member of the UK Armed Forces including those with UNFICYP.  There will be separate awards for BFC personnel and non-BFC personnel.
b.                   UKBC/UKD.  Open to any UK Based Civilian employed by British Forces Cyprus or UNFICYP or UK Dependant of any UK Armed Forces personnel or UKBC based in Cyprus.
c.                   Service Veteran.  Open to any UK Armed Forces Veteran.
d.                   Open.  This covers all the above Categories of entry as well as any other competitor not entitled to such status, such as Ex Pat members of the Ayios Nikalaos and Episkopi Gun Clubs.

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

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

WRVS Information

The Entertainer App only €10!!

Pop in to your Nicosia HIVE to buy yours 
or come see me at the HIVE Noticeboard in Ledra Palace on Wednesdays from 11.30

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Castle Auctions Nicosia

Castle Auctions is the leading Auction House in Cyprus, operating from landmark buildings in Latsia, Nicosia  and off the highway at Ypsonas, Limassol. They offer large covered salerooms and external display areas with customer car parking.
You can view previous catalogues here.
The next Auction is planned for September 23rd 

For more information check out their website :

The Cyprus Walkdown, 25/10/17