Crossing the Channel: Lauriane Bonnamant Explains her Achievement

Lauriane Bonnamant is happy, and she can be: she has managed to swim across the English Channel, which she accomplished in exactly 11 hours and 12 minutes. A time to stand on the beach of Audinghen (Pas-de-Calais), both feet well anchored in the sand, and raise the arms in the air to stop the clock, that Lauriane Bonnamant from Cherbourg, went this Tuesday …

Cherbourg: Petition Launched to “Save the City Centre”

“Aidez-nous à sauver le centre-ville de Cherbourg-en-Cotentin”: this is the name of the petition launched by the association Cherbourg Local Motive. The association Cherbourg Local Project has just launched a petition for residents, traders, and users of downtown Cherbourg. It denounces the removal of parking spaces over the years, with an impact that it considers important in the economic, real …

Weather in Normandy: A Lot of Sun and Blue Sky, The Forecast of the Weekend

Normandy should have a very pleasant weekend, Saturday 2nd June and Sunday 3rd June, 2018. The sun will be almost everywhere After a week between heavy heat and regular thunderstorms,  Normandy will spend the weekend of Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June, 2018 in a pleasant meteorological calm.  Saturday, an almost perfect day The slight haze announced …

Day of protest: 1,200 People Demonstrate in Cherbourg

The protest movement continues. Thursday, April 19, nearly 1,200 demonstrators, including railway workers currently on strike, marched through the streets of Cherbourg. The protesters, responding to the call of the CGT, the FSU, Sud Solidaire and UNLSD , found themselves Thursday morning in front of the town hall of Cherbourg . As usual, Pascal Besuelle warmed the crowd: “If we …

Spectacular Collision off Cherbourg: What Future for the Cargo Towed in Le Havre?

Following a collision at sea, with a fishing boat, the cargo ship Britannica Hav was towed to Le Havre, Thursday 22nd March, 2018. Questions arise about its future. Returned following a collision off Cherbourg (Manche) , the cargo ship Britannica Hav was towed to  Le Havre (Seine-Maritime), Thursday, March 22, 2017. The maritime prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea, the commander of the port …

Sunday in Cherbourg: No rain, Only Solutions …

When the weather is not conducive to coastal walks or outdoor activities, there are plenty of opportunities for small and large on Sundays in Cherbourg. Culture / Entertainment 3 cinemas : the Mega CGR and the Odeon in Cherbourg and the Palace in Equeurdreville which broadcasts films of authors, films in original version and regularly proposes debate evenings. Although the VO is not …