Garbage Collectors in Nantes: Traffic has Resumed on the Cheviré Bridge

Good news. Traffic has resumed on the Cheviré bridge at Nantes following the protest of the Garbage collectors. Please note, delays persist. And strikers actions should not stop there. They should report to the town hall to demand a meeting with the mayor Johanna Rolland. Striking refuse collectors have left the Cheviré bridge after blocking …

Nantes: Garbage Collectors on Strike Block the Strategic Cheviré Bridge

Big traffic delays, Thursday morning 20th April. Since 7.30 am, sixty striking garbage workers block the Cheviré bridge in the north – south highway that connects the south and north of the city of Nantes. Moreover, the three waste collection sites are still blocked, as are two waste sorting centers, including the incineration plant at Prairie …

Notre-Dame-des-Landes: The Police Intervened to Free the Nantes Bridge

It was blocked since midday by hundreds of protesters … Police stormed the protestors after several failed negotiations. The security forces intervened in Nantes on Saturday night to release the Chevire bridge and ring road in Nantes blocked by several hundred opponents against the airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes since mid-day, after a new show of force mobilizing Thousands of protesters …

Nantes: Farmers Block the Cheviré Bridge with their Tractors

They intend to protest against evictions requests from Vinci, the company responsible for building the airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes …  The protest against the airport project of Notre-Dame-des-Landes is officially over but Farmers have decided to play for extra time. A few dozen of them refused on Saturday to clear the Nantes bridge, requiring that the President Francois Hollande …

Nantes: Thousands March Against Proposed Airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes

“The peasant mobilization is to go beyond expectations,” said an organizer … The protest against the airport project of Notre-Dame-des-Landes was full on Saturday. According to organizers, it attracted 20,000 people Saturday on the ring road around Nantes, although police are estimating a figure of 7,200 demonstrators.   #NDDL Plus de 20000 manifestants selon les organisateurs, 7200 selon la …