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 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...]

Maritime Prefecture Issues Warning Over Fast Tides on Normandy Coast

Maritime Prefecture Issues Warning Over Fast Tides on Normandy Coast

People going to the beach along the Normandy coast this week are being reminded that there are extreme high and low tides which can catch people out. The Maritime Prefecture says beach goers should take extra care as the tide can come in … [Read more...]

Warning to Boat Users as Three Go Missing off the Normandy Coast

Coastguards in Normandy have issued warnings to everyone taking to the sea in the current hot spell to take care and make sure they are well equipped. The warning comes as a major sea search is underway off the west coast of Normandy … [Read more...]

French Author Inspired by Normandy Seaside Town

French Author Inspired by Normandy Seaside Town

French author Julie Wolkenstein has been inspired by her love of Saint-Pair-sur-Mer off the west Normandy coast where her family has had a holiday home for generations. Her sixth novel, Adele and I, is set in a villa overlooking the sea … [Read more...]