Archive for November, 2020

The Queen enjoys Children orchestra virtual music performance from Cyprus

Her Majesty The Queen joined a video call this week with three winners of the Commonwealth Points of Light award, to celebrate their achievements and the importance of volunteers across the Commonwealth. The call included The Queen’s first ever virtual …

Tragic story of 13 year old UK Cypriot Ella Gilchrist Constantinou who passed away this week

On the 26th November 2020 our beautiful Ella was tragically taken away from us so suddenly and unexpectedly. We are absolutely heartbroken and devastated.

Ella was a 13 year old girl who was funny, caring and loving she touched the …

Revenue from Cyprus tourism down by 83% in September 2020

Revenue from tourism marked a decrease of 83% in September and 86% in the first 9 months of the year, compared to the same period of 2019.
 
According to the Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, on the basis …

Cyprus population rises by 1.4% in 2019, ageing continues, fertility below replacement level

The population of the Government controlled area of the Republic of Cyprus is estimated at 888.000 at the end of 2019, compared to 875.900 at the end of 2018, recording an increase of 1,4%, according the demographic statistics for 2019 …

Pioneering traffic reduction programme creates greener environment outside 36 Islington schools

Islington Council’s ambitious rollout of School Streets is continuing, with seven more schools set to benefit from the scheme before the end of the year.   

School Streets reduce traffic outside the school gate at drop-off and pick-up times, creating quieter, …

Metropolitan Police launches Winter Nights campaign

An amplified effort to tackle violence and robbery across London in the run up to Christmas has begun.

Led by the Violent Crime Taskforce and supported by the rest of the Metropolitan Police Service, ‘Winter Nights’ aims to stamp down …

A tribute to UK Cypriot singer/ songwriter Irini who sadly passed away

Irini Toufexis family relocated to the UK following the troubles of 1974 when she was aged 3. She grew up in Stamford Hill proudly self-defining both as a Hackney girl and as Cypriot. Irini was also known for her creative …

Mike Tyson and the Cyprus flag

With Mike Tyson making a return to the ring we thought we would share Yiannis Panayi story.

For Yiannis, Tyson was his favourite boxer… he was so ferocious the fight was won before it even started… He was a fan

The future is blue and green for Enfield

Enfield’s ambition is to become the greenest of all London boroughs and the Council is asking for the public’s views to make this a reality.

Enfield Council has launched a consultation on its Blue and Green Infrastructure Strategy at www.letstalkenfield.gov.uk/blueandgreen

Cyprus government’s protection measures against coronavirus

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou

AKEL on the government’s protection measures against coronavirus

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 30th November 2020, Nicosia

The vast majority of citizens understand the danger from the pandemic and are implementing the public health …