New Sea Water Energy Plant Supplying Homes in Cherbourg

New Sea Water Energy Plant Supplying Homes in Cherbourg

Over a thousand homes in Cherbourg now have heating and hot water provided by a new renewable energy sea water system, one of a number of new projects being introduced in Normandy. The €1.3 million energy project uses sea water from … [Read more...]

Normandy Farmer Recalls 1944 Explosion After Bomb is Found 70 Years On

Normandy Farmer Recalls 1944 Explosion After Bomb is Found 70 Years On

For one retired farmer in Normandy it has come as no surprise that yet another unexploded American bomb from the Second World War has been found in a field where he used to play and work. Andre Giard farmed at Monthuchon near Coutances … [Read more...]

Normandy Chocolate Maker Takes Second Place in National Final

Normandy Chocolate Maker Takes Second Place in National Final

Normandy is famous for its milk, cream, cider and calvados but now it is also rated for its high standards of decorative chocolate and sweet work. Remi Poisson, a young chocolate maker from Coutances has taken second place in a national … [Read more...]

Normandy Sites in a New Light

Normandy Sites in a New Light

Hundreds of historic sites and museums in Normandy will be open to the public on Saturday night for free with the opportunity to see some locations such as Hambye Abbey lit up against the night sky as part of an annual cultural … [Read more...]

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

One of France’s few remaining bell foundries in the Normandy town of Villedieu-les-Poeles is to make a new bell for Bayeux Cathedral to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Cornille-Havard bell foundry has cemented its … [Read more...]