SSAFA welcomes families to Cyprus

SSAFA's  Community Health Team, who are based in Cyprus, organised a meet & greet session for the families from 1 RIFLES, who recently moved from Chepstow, South Wales to Dhekelia, Cyprus. The get-togeth...

1 RIFLES head to the Med

AFF’s overseas team regularly supports unit moves between the UK and Cyprus. This summer’s rotation will see 1 RIFLES move to Dhekelia to take over the role of Regional Standby Battalion. This move is quite ...

Saddle club support in Cyprus

Episkopi Saddle Club has a long history in helping the serving and local community with wellbeing and welfare in British Forces Cyprus. It offers riding lessons and hacking at affordable prices and all the i...

Army unit moves to Cyprus

Whilst some of 1st Battalion the Royal Anglian Regiment arrived in Cyprus last summer in an unusual fashion following a 3,900km epic charity relay from Woolwich across Europe involving running, cycling, swimm...
Group Captain Mark Richardson

Healthcare change for Cyprus

From 1 April, secondary healthcare in Cyprus is switching to the American Medical Centre (AMC) in Nicosia instead of the Ygia Polyclinic in Limassol. Whilst some families may be concerned about the extra trave...

#SMSpouses on tour

The Military Coworking Network is welcoming social media experts from BFBS to its hubs, starting on 15 February. For one day only, BFBS will be on hand to answer your social media questions, provide solutions ...

Sun sets on Cyprus stay

Following 17 years serving overseas in Germany and recently Cyprus, 1st Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (1 PWRR) has returned to the UK and is now resident in Royal Artillery Barracks Woolwich...

Wraparound childcare

Wraparound care trial in Catterick There’s good news if you’re based in Catterick with children aged four to 11, you can now apply for free before- and after-school childcare. The pilot scheme, which began ...

Fostering from afar

Phil and Ange Dakin have lived and worked in Episkopi Station for 12 years. They’ve been registered as a foster family for the last three, providing emergency and respite fostering to the British Forces Cyprus ...

A postcard from Cyprus

The Mediterranean, meze and mountains. Partners Daniel Knott and Major Michael Brigham share a tour of their army life on the island of Cyprus... How long have you been an army family? 15 years. Time in Cypr...