Railway Line Nantes-Pornic-St-Gilles to Reopen End August

The railway lines from Nantes to Pornic and Nantes to  Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie will once again be re-opened. From August 18th to the 28th, test trains will run on the two lines to make the final checks.  Aboard these convoys, there will measurement instruments, “to ensure the safety of the line,” said SNCF.  Level crossings operate automatically …

Indre: To Snatch a Bank Machine, They Lock the Gendarmes in their Barracks

The perpetrators padlocked the gate of the barracks to be able to quietly take the distributor … On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, criminals have pulled a cash machine from the wall … but not without having taken “precautionary” measures to keep the gendarmes in their barracks Neuvy-Saint-Sepulchre (Indre), located next door. To operate quietly, the …

Commercial Court of Paris : Vet’Affaires in receivership

The Nantes textile hard discount group filed for bankruptcy. It has a hundred stores in France, five in Loire-Atlantique. The stock website Cercle finance announced placement into receivership Vet’Affaires the group by the Paris Commercial Court. This company, specialized in cheap clothing, was orginally started in Nantes, at the end of the 80 Group, which …

Guemene en Fete

Whilst I was at the market in Guémené Penfao (44) a few days ago, I noticed this poster for the Guemene en Fete, on the 2nd August and is on all day. Although I haven’t been to this event before, from the details of what is expected, it promises to be a good day out, …

An Earthquake in Saint Nazaire

The earth shook Tuesday afternoon, 72 km off St Nazaire according to the Central Seismological Bureau It was at 1.36pm when the earthquake struck earlier today, Tuesday just off the coast of Saint-Nazaire on the west of France.  According to the Central Seismological Bureau.  The epicenter was located in the sea, 72 km southwest of Saint-Nazaire. The …