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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
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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
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By: Kefalas
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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
1 389 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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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 1245 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
2 580 Last Post 20. Oct 2016 at 23:13
By: admin
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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
1 374 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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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
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By: Tabbycat
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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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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
1 467 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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Interesting Update on Corruption in Greece
.. for the cynically minded. There are noteworthy developments as shown in this lengthy press release from the Greek Government.
Sent to BritsinCrete via email:
Greek Government Reports Near...

Started 29. Jul 2016 at 22:09 by admin
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EU to fine Greece for saving ship builders
BRUSSELS bureaucrats are set to fine impoverished Greece a million euros every month in revenge for its Government stepping in to save ship builders’ job

Started 23. Jul 2016 at 22:13 by moggy1923
1 380 Last Post 25. Jul 2016 at 15:07
By: Fowles
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Rumour or fact, what is happening in Turkey at the moment
seems to be rumour of the Military and a possible take over, with bridges closed in Istanbul

Started 15. Jul 2016 at 23:32 by moggy1923
1 420 Last Post 16. Jul 2016 at 17:10
By: admin
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Brexit :: You Outers Wanted it, You've Got it! The Pain begins
Five UK property funds with assets over £15 billion in funds have frozen redemptions. Another, Aberdeen Fund Managers Ltd. cut the value of a property fund by 17 percent (clear devaluation). If Sterl...

Started 07. Jul 2016 at 18:55 by admin
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By: flossie
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UK: Provision for 2nd EU Referendum :: Sign Petition
For those of you who may be interested, a petition has been raised on the UK government website requesting parliament to debate a 2nd Referendum on EU membership.
Unlike the actual Referendum, th...

Started 25. Jun 2016 at 20:02 by admin
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By: fireman sam
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Brexit :: I Think Michael OLeary of Ryanair is on to Something
Yesterday across the various TV Business channels there was an interesting discourse on whether Brexit would actually happen. Michael OLeary the boss of Ryanair probably sparked a lot of the conversat...

Started 01. Jul 2016 at 14:02 by admin
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