Upper Normandy President in Shock Resignation

Upper Normandy President in Shock Resigna

The president of Upper Normandy has suddenly announced his resignation as of the end of September and not given any specific reason why. Rumours have been around for several weeks that Alain Le Vern had been suffering from health … [Read more...]

Rouen Hit by Flash Floods

Rouen Hit by Flash Floods

Heavy rain and thunder and lightening brought parts of Rouen in Upper Normandy to a standstill and weather forecasters are warning it is likely to continue most of today (Wednesday 07 August). Traffic jams built up as vehicles got stuck in … [Read more...]

Property Asking Prices in Normandy Steady

Property Asking Prices in Normandy Steady

Property asking prices in Lower Normandy have increased slightly in the last 18 months but remained more or less static in Upper Normandy, figures from estate agents show. The data provided by the property website MeilleursAgents.com … [Read more...]

Normandy Has 27 Blue Flag Beaches and Marinas for Summer 2013

Blue beach flag

A total of 27 beaches and eleven marinas in Normandy have been awarded Blue Flags by the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe for 2013 in recognition of their outstanding quality. Locations have to pass a strict set of 32 … [Read more...]

Normans Revealed as Among the Unhappiest in France

Happy Normans

People living in Normandy are not as satisfied with where they live as many others in France, according to a new survey from France’s fourth largest research company, BVA. In its latest survey it found that people living in Upper … [Read more...]