Tag: British Turks

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TWPA and DKMS to host North London cheek swab session to boost Turkish donor numbers on UK blood register

A simple cheek swab is all it takes to become a blood stem donor. Your details are then added to the national blood register, where the Turkish community is chronically under-represented, and it could help save a life. Four years ago, the Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA), a registered British charity in Turnpike Lane, North […]

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Tottenham Park Cemetery under new ownership as Peter Demetriou sells up

The UK’s biggest burial site for Turks, Tottenham Park Cemetery, has been bought by a group of British Turkish businessmen. The North London site is currently under investigation by the Ministry of Justice for possible overuse and other alleged poor practices. The new owners are said to include Mustafa Darı (the largest shareholder), and well-known […]

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Get ready for the Luton TurkFest 2023, happening this Sunday, 18 June!

Luton’s Turkish community launched their inaugural cultural festival back in 2017, but due to the pandemic and then the passing of Her Majesty, The Queen, the event hasn’t happened for the last three years. It’s back bigger and better this year, showcasing the cultural richness of Turkiye, its traditions and history in what promises to […]