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Slippage of stricken Tala development accelerates

Heavy rain has accelerated the land slippage on a doomed development in Tala, which consists of four apartments, two villas and eight townhouses; the developer has provided alternative properties.

Swimming pool laws set to hit tourism revenues

Barring a miracle, swimming pools in privately owned complexes, such as the Royal Seacrest in Kato Paphos, will remain closed this year affecting tourist revenues and local businesses.

Pissouri landslide MP plans after-dark visit

Victims of the landslide in the Limnes area of Pissouri are puzzled why MP Demitris Syllouris is planning to visit the area after dark when it will be impossible to see the destruction.

Locals fear for Coral Bay

Locals fear for the future of Coral Bay if developer’s plans to build next to the blue-flagged area go ahead following a Government decision to allow a 2005 appeal by Leptos developers.

Leptos wins appeal to build next to Coral Bay

Cyprus property development company Leptos Estates has won an appeal to build next to the blue-flagged Coral Bay beach in Paphos; plans include the construction of 22 villas and services.

Owners of destroyed homes in Pissouri on BBC

Owners of devastated properties in the lakes (Limnes) area of Pissouri featured on the BBC One programme ‘Inside Out South’ broadcast on Monday 24th September 2018 at 19:30 (UK time)..

High-rise not needed in Paphos

Following last week’s news that applications had been received for ten high-rise developments in Paphos, a 500 strong ‘Movement to Save Paphos’ group says there is no need for such construction in the District.

Paphos marina decision soon

A decision on Paphos marina, which has been stalled by bureaucracy and delayed by legal battles since an initial study was carried out almost 30 years ago, is due to be made in the coming weeks by a new committee appointed by the Council of Ministers.

Tempers run high at sea caves meeting

Tempers ran high at a Peyia sea caves meeting with the mayor Marinos Lambrou telling Astra Radio that a war had been declared war against the Pegeia municipality and lies and misinformation are being spread in the media.

Driven to poverty by Swiss franc loan

A British woman who bought a property in Cyprus with a Swiss franc loan and who is now swamped in a mountain of debt after her partner left and the loan repayments almost quadrupled speaks to the Cyprus Mail.

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