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Enfield Council waives more than £1m in rent to support local businesses and charities due to COVID-19

Enfield Council is waiving rental payments for local organisations that lease properties in Council owned buildings for the period 25 March to 23 June to ease the impact of coronavirus on the community.

Eligible organisations are locally based small and …

OPAP to take majority stake in online bookmaker Stoiximan’s Greek, Cypriot business

ATHENS (Reuters) – OPAP (OPAr.AT), Europe’s fourth largest gaming company, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in the fast-growing Greek and Cypriot business of online bookmaker Stoiximan, it said on Tuesday.

OPAP, which already holds a 36.8% …

Well done to the Cypriot Community Centre in Wood Green for providing hot meals on wheels to the vulnerable and needed UK Cypriots in Haringey and Enfield

Cypriot Community Centre is currently delivering  HOT Meals-on-wheels to the Cypriot community in Haringey and Enfield.

We are the only organisation delivering a hot Cypriot Meal & dessert freshly cooked in the morning.

For many of our elderly we are …

Happy birthday to our inspirational blind UK Cypriot Young Achiever Mikey Poulli

He is an inspiration to us all Happy birthday to Mikey Poulli who celebrates his 10th birthday today.

Mikey from Enfield is  an exceptional young footballer and keeps banging in the goals.But his talent is made more impressive by the …

More repatriation flights to Cyprus from UK and Greece in the coming days

A number of repatriation flights are scheduled to operate in the next few days, mainly from the UK and Greece, the Ministries of Transport and Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday.

The flights will carry back to Cyprus people who belong …

Johnson under fire over handling of coronavirus crisis

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a call on Wednesday for an inquiry into his government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing or the lack of equipment for …

The Greek Orthodox Churches of Saint Constantine and Helen in Crystal Palace, and Saint Nektarios in Battersea join together to support the vulnerable within our Community

During this time of need, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas The Greek Orthodox Churches of Saint Constantine and Helen in Crystal Palace, and Saint Nektarios in Battersea have joined together to support the vulnerable within our Community …

Police are releasing an image of a woman they wish to speak to in relation to a fraud incident deceiving a man in his nineties

Officers are asking anyone who recognises the woman or who has information to contact them.

On Friday, 10 January at 09:58hrs, a man in his nineties, from Westminster, received a call on his phone.

The caller told the elderly gentleman …

Popular UK Cypriot Harita Georgiou sadly passes away

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

Harita Georgiou 

(from Agios Dometios, Nicosia) 

It is with great sadness and heartache that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Harita Georgiou, who died on 21st March at the age of 84. She will be …

Fred Lucas has sadly passed away

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

Fred Lucas aged 85, passed away after a short illness on 12th April 2020. Beloved husband of Maria (from Famagusta), father of Steven, Carole and Andrew. Much loved Pappou to Daniel,Isobell, Rebecca,Michael,Zoe and Theo. Fred was much …