Fête de la Musique at Châteaubriant: Brass will be the Main Attraction of 2018

In Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), the 2018 Fête de la Musique will take place on Friday 22nd June, throughout the town.The brass will be particularly present. After a catastrophic week lived by many residents of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique) following the floods , as well as saying that this festival of music that, every year, gives life and color to the streets of …

Nantes: A German Bomb of 250 kg Destroyed

Operations are underway this Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Nantes to destroy a German aviation bomb discovered on the towpath at the Prairie Mauves. Details. A German 250 kg semi-perforating aviation bomb , not equipped with its firing device,  was discovered near the towpath at Mauves Meadow , Nantes, announced the prefecture of Loire-Atlantique this morning . “For security reasons, the prefect decided to …

The Inhabitants of Châteaubriant Invited to Report the Presence of Rats

The second deratization campaign in 2018 will start in Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique). The inhabitants are invited to report the presence of rodents in the streets. The second deratization campaign in 2018 will start in Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique). It will run from Monday 25th to Friday 29th June 2018. On the initiative of the municipality, the campaign requires a prior …

Weather: 335 Weather Related Firefighting Interventions in Sarthe

This Saturday 9th June, 2018, firefighters in Sarthe had to intervene 335 times in 70 municipalities following bad weather. During the day of Saturday, June 9, 2018, Sarthe firefighters had to intervene 335 times . Bad weather affected 70 municipalities. The Sarthe, on orange alert until Sunday, had stormy episodes all day, as well as showers of hail, rain and strong winds.  …

Thunderstorms: Eight North West Departments Placed on Orange Alert

In its latest warning bulletin, Meteo France reports that eight departments of the North West have been placed on orange alert for severe weather and thunderstorms. Eight departments of Pays de la Loire , Normandy and Brittany were placed in orange vigilance for severe weather and thunderstorms. This is what Meteo France announced in its last warning bulletin at 4pm on Friday 8th June. “Little mobile …

Thunderstorms in the West: Expected Local Floods, Wind Gusts of 103 km/h

This Sunday, 48 departments were placed on orange alert due to a new episode of thunderstorms. Heavy rains accompanied by violent gusts hit the west. New and umpteenth stormy episode, this Sunday. While 48 western departments are placed on orange alert ,thunderstorms penetrated western France in the middle of the afternoon, from southern Brittany to the Basque Country. Local floods …

Anne Legrais-Ozberk, from Châteaubriant, is the French Champion of Badminton!

Member of the Amicale Laïque of Châteaubriant (Loire-Atlantique), Anne Legrais-Ozberk became champion of France badminton, Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May, 2018. The championships of France veterans badminton took place in Quimperlé (Finistère), Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th June 2018.  Engaged in three matches, Anne Legrais-Ozberk, member of the Amicale laïque of Châteaubriant (ALC), was distinguished there. After eliminating the holders of …

Near Angers: A Five Year Old Killed in a Car Accident

A dramatic traffic accident occurred on Monday 30th April, at approximately 6.30pm in the town of Cantenay-Épinard, north of Angers (Maine-et-Loire). A five-year-old died as a result of the accident. The balance of the accident that occurred Monday, shortly before 6.30pm, near Angers, and whose circumstances are unknown, is very heavy. A five-year-old child died, a nine-year-old …

Ancenis: A Young Man from Nantes Miraculously Survives a Violent Accident on the A11

ROAD ACCIDENT: Early on Sunday morning , a severe accident occurred on the A11 motorway close to Ancenis.  The driver, a twenty year old from Nantes miraculously survives after the car exploded At around 5.45 am on Sunday 22nd April, a violent accident occurred at Ancenis, on the A11 motorway in the direction of Nantes-Angers. A driver …

Nantes: Scheduled for Saturday night, the Night Carnival is Postponed

The organising association Nemo postpones the carnival night. It believes that, due to the demonstrations planned on Saturday 14th April, in Nantes, it is difficult to assure its course in complete safety. No floats or confetti, this Saturday night, in the streets of Nantes. The association Nemo, which is the organiser of the carnival, announces the postponement …