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New logo commemorates Cyprus 20-year membership of EU

Cyprus will celebrate two decades since joining the European Union on May 1, and a special logo has been designed to mark the occasion.
The design, created by the press and information office to commemorate the 20-year anniversary, was revealed …

Theatre Review

A subversive tap to the head

Deaths in the family have a way of dredging up the past – half-buried conflicts, petty resentment and jealousy, regret, grown women compulsively breaking into three-part harmony at the drop of a hat.
In …

Dinner in honour of chanter Mr Pavlos Charalambous in London

On Thursday 8th February 2024, a dinner was held in honour of the respected chanter, Mr Pavlos Charalambous, at the hall of St Mary’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Wood Green. His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Claudoupolis – following the traditional …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Yiannis Piera has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT – FUNERAL
Yiannis Piera
(from Koma Tou Yialou, Cyprus)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of my father Yiannis Piera, who passed away on Wednesday 31st January, at the age of 86.
He …

Islington Council prosecutes roofing scammer for defrauding resident of £22,000

Islington Council prosecutes roofing scammer for defrauding resident of £22,000
A man who took £22,000 for shoddy and unnecessary roofing work to a resident’s home has been jailed for 16 months after prosecution from Islington Council.

Darren Conroy from Southwark …

Green Light for Hendon Library’s Bright Future

Barnet’s Labour administration is forging ahead with the revitalisation of Hendon Library, only a few years after it faced the Conservative threat of closure.

Barnet Conservatives wanted to knock down the Grade II listed Hendon Library apart from its front …

Grant to propel Joyce and Snell’s Estates regeneration project in Enfield

A grant of £50 million has been awarded to Enfield Council to help acquire and develop land for the major regeneration of the Joyce and Snell’s Park Estates.

The funding from the Mayor of London will aid the massive development …

Free creative sessions as artists take over Dugdale Arts Centre (DAC) in Enfield

Dugdale Arts Centre (DAC) is preparing for a massive artist takeover to celebrate the finale of the nine-month-long Festival of Industry.

Taking place on 2 March 2024, the free event will have interactive drop-in sessions encompassing arts, exhibitions and screenings, …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Lella Marcou Theodorou has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT – FUNERAL
Lella Marcou Theodorou
(From Paralimni, Cyprus)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the loss of our beloved mother, wife and grandmother Lella Marcou Theodorou. She passed away suddenly on 11 February 2024, …

EU top court dismisses bid to drop Halloumi protected status

A top court in the European Union on Wednesday rejected an attempt to drop the protected status of Halloumi, staving off a challenge on the prized cheese that is one of Cyprus’s top exports.

Halloumi has a Protected Designation of …