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2021 Election Spotlight: Cllr Suzanne Nuri-Nixon standing for election to Norfolk County Council

T-VINE puts the spotlight on Turkish heritage candidates standing in local and regional elections taking place across Britain on Thursday, 6 May. Of Turkish Cypriot origin, Suzanne Nuri-Nixon is currently a town and district councillor, and is now aiming to become a county councillor in Norfolk. Which election are you standing for? I’m standing for […]

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Regular flights resume after Turkey ends mandatory quarantine for UK arrivals

Direct passenger flights between Britain and Turkey are to restart after Turkish officials confirmed the  Covid-19 restrictions on Britain have been lifted. The announcement, made on social media earlier this evening by the Turkish Embassy in London, was echoed by Bilal Ekşi, the Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines. In place since December due […]

New UK Turkish Cypriot community network group NOTCO launches

A new British Turkish Cypriot network has been formed to offer support to its five founding members, among them “two of the UK’s oldest and most active associations”, the Turkish Cypriot Community Association and the Turkish Community Football Federation. Called the Network Of Turkish Cypriot Organisations, or NOTCO for short, it sets out to “reinforce […]