Health and wellbeing in Cyprus

ONE of England’s most famous rugby stars has been busy promoting healthy eating, exercise and personal cleanliness to Service personnel and families living in Cyprus. Rugby World Cup winner Matt Dawson atte...

Excellence in Episkopi

ALMOST all Foreign & Commonwealth soldiers and their family members taking the Life in the UK Test in Episkopi, Cyprus, have passed with flying colours. Of the 11 most recent graduates to sit the test, whi...

Taught on tour

One of the biggest decisions parents must make is about their child’s education. For Army families, a posting overseas is an additional factor to consider. What are the schools like? Should your child board in ...

Excellence in Episkopi

IN Army&You’s summer edition we’ve explored what’s available at Service Children’s Schools overseas (page 44). We spoke to Dan Browning, executive principal for the Federation of St John’s and King Richard ...

Getting your child to Cyprus

UNTIL last month, if your child was at boarding school in the UK and wanted to travel to Cyprus to visit their family, they had to use the trooper from Brize Norton unless civilian flights had been authorised. ...

Mission to the Med

Before the new Armed Forces immigration rules came into effect last December, there were many concerned families contacting AFF’s Foreign & Commonwealth (F&C) team. So Katherine Houlston, AFF F&C Sp...

All smiles in Cyprus

Children’s dentistry clinics are back on. Each centre has been hosting children and their families on selected Monday afternoons in 2013 and these will continue throughout this year. They aim to encourage...

Cyprus dancers make the grade

PUPILS from the Challenge Stage School in Akrotiri and Episkopi have been celebrating success in their dance qualifications. Sharon Potter, an examiner from the National Association of Teachers of Dancing, f...