Jersey follows Normandy in marking liberation day

As people in Normandy took a day off work today to celebrate the liberation of Europe from Nazi control, close neighbours in Jersey were also preparing to mark the occasion. Jersey and neighbouring Channel Islands were the only part of … [Read more...]

Norman Products on Show in Paris

Agricultural show

Farmers, their animals and the produce that make Normandy famous such as butter, cider, calvados, oysters, tripe and cheese are all represented this week at France’s premier agricultural show in Paris. Over 100 businesses from Normandy … [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...]

Jersey Islanders to Tell of Hardship of German Occupation

Jersey Islanders to Tell of Hardship of German Occupation

People in Normandy often forget that after the D-Day landings liberated the region the nearby Channel Islands were still occupied by the Germans but a radio programme is set to reveal how the inhabitants of Jersey coped. Jersey was … [Read more...]

Normandy Sea Rescue Helicopter Helps in Search for Missing British Couple

Normandy Sea Rescue Helicopter Helps in Search for Missing British Couple

French sea rescue services from Normandy helped with the emergency search for a British couple after their light aircraft ditched into the sea a few miles from Jersey. The couple were named as businessman Carl Whitely and his wife Kathryn … [Read more...]