Claire Lamb


Tatlisu blood donor day

The first Tatlisu blood donor day was held on – 17th November 2014 – at the new ambulance station in Tatlisu. After some advertising of the event in various forms of the media it was good to see so many people turn out ready to do their bit!  Four members of the CESV were there to assist the team if required. They were also there to hand over a pulse oximeter and a portable sphygmomanometer to the ambulance crew on duty. Phlebotomists from Lefkosa set the session up which started atRead More

CESV went for the ‘triple. – an honour to honour those who gave their lives for others to live


It was an honour for members of the Civil Emergency Service Volunteers (CESV) to be asked to attend all three remembrance services as part of their duties. The first was held on Saturday evening at the Old British Cemetery, Girne to remember the sixty two police of three nationalities who fell in the line of duty during the Cyprus troubles between 1955 to 1959.  A monument to the British Cyprus police was unveiled and blessed by Reverend Wendy Hough and Reverend Canon David Wilbraham.  As the sun set over theRead More

CESV turn to dramatics for a night of training!

After an accident free but enjoyable RBL poppy walk on Saturday CESV members were put through their paces last night in a training event at St Andrews church hall, Girne. Around twenty members of the CESV were joined by two people interested in seeing what we do.  They chose a night of action and surprises to come along as a bit of amateur dramatics was provided by two lovely ladies, Sheila and Judith, who are part of the up and coming Am. Dram, group which has been started at RootsRead More

CESV enjoy their sports , ready for emergencies they hope never come!

Saturday 25th October saw the first rugby fixture of the season taking place at Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa. It wasn’t so much a game of two halves but three games of two halves!  The Pumas played Near East University Tigers (NEUT) in a series of fast paced, exciting games.  The event started with a one minute silence in memory of Ilkay Demirtaş then it was action stations! Game one and two had 11 players instead of the usual 15 and played for 10 minutes each way.  Match one was a hard foughtRead More

It could be you! Members’ training sessions

Monday night training sessions for the CESV gave the members an ideal opportunity to try out some of the new equipment bought recently. The last CESV training session was a refresher in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) combined with a chance for us to try out the new mannequins.  Although most of our members are proficient in this aspect of 1st aid we have a few new members who had requested that we cover this whilst being introduced to our new “family”!  In previous training sessions we have had 3 different stations forRead More