Normandy to Lead the Way in France’s New Offshore Energy Sector

Normandy to Lead the Way in France’s New Offshore Energy Sector

French President Francois Hollande has launched France’s tidal energy programme in Normandy as part of the creation of a new industrial offshore renewable sector. The scheme could see giant wave turbines installed in offshore energy … [Read more...]

Normandy Train Station Named as One of Best in France

Normandy Train Station Named as One of Best in France

A Normandy train station has been named as one of the best in France, most notably for its architecture and two historical frescoes painted by Louis Houpin whose posters are now highly collectable. The station which serves the coastal … [Read more...]

Normandy Schools Tackling Food Waste

Normandy Schools Tackling Food Waste

Schools in Normandy are being encouraged to waste less food in line with a national campaign to reduce the amount of food in France that is being thrown away. At one school in Ouistreham teachers have been encouraging children to sit for … [Read more...]

End of the Famous Living Nativity Play in Normandy

End of the Famous Living Nativity Play in Normandy

For 30 years adults and children from the town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouet in Manche have acted out the traditional Christmas story but now retiring director Patrick Deniau has confirmed that the village has been unable to find a … [Read more...]

Appeal Launched to Indentify War Wreck Found on Normandy Beach

Appeal Launched to Indentify War Wreck Found on Normandy Beach

Tourism officials in Granville, on the west coast of Normandy, have launched an appeal to find out the origins of a huge piece of metal that appeared on the beach during recent low tides. The piece first emerged about three hundred … [Read more...]