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heavy steel supplies
Hi all, 2 things to ask....
1, where is the main heavy steel suppliers in Crete, I'd use the local suppliers but I need to build a large barn requiring RSJ and long sheet materials....."loads'a m...

Started 10. May 2017 at 12:13 by Clogs
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uPVC Doors
I am looking for new doors & have looked in Sitia & Lerapetra. I have found people who make them but who do not speak  enough English to get as far as ordering them or getting them out to measure up. ...

Started 20. May 2017 at 10:45 by Eastern guy
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Looking at old post a transport firm called greengibble was mentioned.....have tried the search box with no luck.....
Are there any other firms with Artic's that do the Crete run ?<br /...

Started 14. May 2017 at 16:15 by Clogs
2 468 Last Post 18. May 2017 at 14:58
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Hi all,
Whilst I didn't expect a high number of replies to my previous post ''Model Engineer's''.....having not one reply was a surprise....
I did think there must be some interest from bore...

Started 14. May 2017 at 14:24 by Clogs
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Just wanted to say hello!
I don’t know if this is the correct thing to do but as I have just become a member of the forum I thought that I would say hello to everyone in general.
There, that’s done.

Started 08. May 2017 at 23:37 by Dave Cridland
3 486 Last Post 10. May 2017 at 23:22
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Model engineers
Hi All,
soon to move to the Chania area......
Are there any Model Engineers out there.....?
My main interests are old motorcycles, cars and commercial vehicles.....
Bringing, 2 Ind...

Started 08. May 2017 at 18:58 by Clogs
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Boundary Laws
Hi all,
We have been told by our estate agent that we cannot get our house sale through the notary until the boundary is legalised. Although ours is legal and should go through no problem we stil...

Started 12. Apr 2017 at 09:22 by Titch
3 856 Last Post 01. May 2017 at 15:58
By: x5kmt
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Article50 Triggered to the second
On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, just before 0120hrs Brussels time EU President, Donald Tusk received the letter of Britain's intention to withdraw from the European Union. All was as planned, and abou...

Started 29. Mar 2017 at 16:23 by admin
1 486 Last Post 30. Mar 2017 at 12:53
By: fireman sam
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Floor tiles & kitchens?
Good morning all, Could anyone giev me some advice on where to buy reasonably priced floor tiles and basic kitchens please?  Will have a villa to sort out hopefully soon and would like to stay in it i...

Started 22. Feb 2017 at 12:25 by PaulaJ
3 559 Last Post 27. Mar 2017 at 19:17
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insuring a car
Hi All.
Am thinking of buying a car end of the year in Crete.
Whats the procedure.  Is it the same as the UK?
Buying a car, arranging the insurance and tax and then picking up the car a...

Started 13. Mar 2017 at 16:12 by skaletaguy
6 692 Last Post 26. Mar 2017 at 14:30
By: fireman sam
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tou Evangelismou - Greek Independence Day - March 25
March 25, 2017, Greece's Independence Day. A fitting reminder of why we fight against evil to preserve our future lifestyles for our children and grandchildren and their offspring.
To all Greeks...

Started 25. Mar 2017 at 07:31 by admin
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Warning: For Brits Who Move Abroad to Escape Payment
- The news is Debt Collectors are after you outside UK
If a court has ruled in UK you must pay a debt, yet flee to another European country new laws make it possible for you to get chased across ...

Started 24. Feb 2017 at 11:44 by admin
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UK Car rental
I am just investigating car rental for Februaruy trip to UK. It seems that car rental companies there now ask for utility bill / bank statement for ID purposes. I have a UK driving licence but do not ...

Started 14. Jan 2017 at 19:10 by kalamater
1 504 Last Post 21. Jan 2017 at 19:38
By: Kefalas
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Snowy weather
I have just read on Apokoranos news that after heavy snowfall in Lassithi 'a family is completely cut off in their house at a remote location near Neapolis ' Does anyone know where this and has the sn...

Started 31. Dec 2016 at 13:59 by fireman sam
7 952 Last Post 12. Jan 2017 at 13:26
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Brit Ambassador Leaves Athens Post, Moves to London
John Kittmer after four years in Greece is being promoted back to the UK as Director of the Department of Overseas Territories in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Prior to his departure he wrote t...

Started 16. Dec 2016 at 07:44 by admin
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2 959 Last Post 28. Dec 2016 at 10:45
By: Fowles
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M&S Heraklion to Close?
On Nov 29, 2016 Marks and Spencer announced a major store closure programme as reported by UK news sources.
The key sentence: "Most overseas branches will close".
"British expats around t...
M&S are also in Chania in Crete. Acr

Started 30. Nov 2016 at 15:59 by admin
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By: Kefalas
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lack of interest
Have all the Brits in Crete migrated, I come onto the site not too frequently but the posts are still the same as last visit. Items for sale are still from months ago has everyone lost interest?

Started 17. Nov 2016 at 22:25 by Pauly B
6 966 Last Post 15. Dec 2016 at 20:33
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How far is Greece moving to a cashless society
now traditionally the Greeks seem to be more a cash society than many other developed EU economies. It so happens Spain has recently announced the intention to rein in and limit the amounts in cash tr...

Started 26. Nov 2016 at 10:53 by admin
1 337 Last Post 27. Nov 2016 at 20:58
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The Church of St. Michael the Archangel Exo Laconia
A few days ago I finally got to see inside this absolute gem of a site. The church sits pretty innocuously in Exo Laconia on the plain between Neapoli and Ayios Nikolaos. I first read about it in an e...

Started 21. Nov 2016 at 13:18 by fireman sam
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Man with a van
Hi still no replies! Surely someone must know somebody who does trips with a van back and forward to U.K.????? :

Started 09. Oct 2016 at 13:59 by Frenchie
6 1166 Last Post 28. Oct 2016 at 21:17
By: moggieman
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