Normandy bridge becomes symbol for campaign for a super region

People in favour of lower and upper Normandy merging to become a super region chose a spot exactly between the two to show their support for the idea. Hundreds walked over the Pont de Normandie which crosses the River Seine at Le Havre … [Read more...]

A Thousand Years of Anglo-Normandy Relations Celebrated in Cross Channel Expos

A thousand years of cross channel relations between Normandy and the south of England is currently being celebrated at an exhibition in Rouen. It tells the story of relations between the department of Seine Maritime in Upper Normandy and … [Read more...]

Parents and Teachers in Normandy Protest Against Primary School Changes

Protest Against Primary School Changes

Parents and primary teachers throughout Normandy are protesting against plans to introduce classes on Wednesdays and say the changes need to be more user friendly. They are concerned that suddenly introducing a four and a half day week … [Read more...]

Normandy Divided Over New School Hours

Normandy Divided Over New School Hours

With primary school children in Normandy back in the classroom this week some areas have introduced lessons on Wednesdays as part of the new ‘rythmes scolaires’ that must be introduced by September 2014. Local authorities have been … [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...]