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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
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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
6 603 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
1 459 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
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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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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
3 676 Last Post 15. Dec 2016 at 20:36
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
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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
1 302 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 1058 Last Post 28. Oct 2016 at 21:17
By: moggieman
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Help please
Does anyone have a current email address for a property Lawyer called Zoe Lama, I only have old details. Thank You

Started 20. Oct 2016 at 16:34 by paulie2
2 479 Last Post 20. Oct 2016 at 23:13
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ECREU - please join
Sorry to anyone who already knows it -
It is not anti-BREXIT but is campaining to ensure that expats are considered fully in the negotiaitions.
Why not join? the ...

Started 12. Oct 2016 at 13:58 by kalamater
1 322 Last Post 12. Oct 2016 at 22:31
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Greek Polifasaria :: Full Marks to Aegeanair
So at literally the 11th hour the planned four day strike by air traffic controllers (and whoever else) was called off. At what cost and disruption?
Aegean Airlines faced a logistic nightmare. Th...

Started 11. Oct 2016 at 05:55 by admin
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Chania - A Place in the Sun 2015 & 2016 More4 4th January 2016 TV Show
Noticed a Place in the Sun for Monday 4th January 2016 on channel More4 is showiing 9pm UK time, the area of Chania on Crete

Started 03. Jan 2016 at 18:48 by moggy1923
6 1213 Last Post 08. Sep 2016 at 13:40
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How much is a coffee in Lion Square, Heraklion
The present guess is 7Euro  but do not know for sure.  If anyone has been there this summer, would be curious to know
Know there are cafe(s) around the corner, down an alley much cheaper, but it ...

Started 01. Sep 2016 at 23:24 by moggy1923
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Do you live in west Crete?
My wife and I are travelling to Crete in October for 10 days to explore the Chania prefecture with a view to renting for 12 months from Jan 2017. So if you are currently living in west Crete we are ke...

Started 11. Aug 2016 at 12:25 by jrlh
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Newbie saying hello
Hi All
Just wanted to intro ourselves. My wife and I were in Crete during July for what turned out to be far more than just a holiday! We fell in love with the island, it's people and rescued an ...

Started 07. Aug 2016 at 14:51 by jrlh
1 419 Last Post 18. Aug 2016 at 16:06
By: ecotrails
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€200 Beach Towel Fine for Bagging Spot
...I hasten to add not in Greece, but Italy!
It is wacky story in the Guardian at first glance but the Italian Coast Guard has all our interests in mind in their beach patrols in the name of fair...

Started 14. Aug 2016 at 16:06 by admin
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