Three sailors from the SNSM who died after capsizing near Sables-d'Olonn in Storm Miguel

Storm Miguel: Three SNSM Sailors Dead after Capsizing off Les Sables-d’Olonne

ACCIDENT: An SNSM lifeboat capsized at 800m off Les Sables-d’Olonne, killing three sailors during storm Miguel While the storm Miguel sweeps the West of France with strong gusts of wind, a fatal accident occurred this Friday morning on the Vendée coasts. According to the prefecture, a shuttle of the association of sea rescuers SNSM capsized at 800m off Les Sables […]

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Yellow vests on the roundabout Vannerie at the entrance to the agglomeration of Sables-d'Olonne

Les Sables-d’Olonne: yellow vests back on the roundabouts

The yellow vests have again resumed on the roundabout Vannerie, Les Sables-d’Olonne, Saturday and Sunday. Good-natured demonstration at Les Sables-d’Olonne for yellow vests. They resumed Saturday, possession of the roundabout Vannerie at the entrance to the agglomeration. Thirty of them were on hand to demonstrate and show themselves to the motorists. After storing their “schedule” […]

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Yellow vests will be in La Roche-sur-Yon this Saturday

Les Sables-d’Olonne: Act XIII Yellow Vests will take Place in La Roche-sur-Yon

After their first general meeting on Friday 8th February, the yellow vests will go to La Roche-sur-Yon, Saturday 9th February Les Sables-d’Olonne movement of yellow vests continues this weekend in La Roche-sur-Yon. Friday 8th February 8, at 7pm, a first general assembly is organised, to discuss in particular the referendum of citizens’ initiative, the Assembly of […]

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Diane Le Roux is crowned Miss Pays de la Loire

Miss Pays de la Loire, The Winner Is …

Diane Le Roux, a 22-year-old girl from Orvault (Loire-Atlantique) was chosen as Miss Pays de la Loire on Friday 28th September, at Les Sables-d’Olonne, among the fifteen women candidates. She will represent the region at the Miss France election on December 15 in Lille. The crown of Miss Pays de la Loire left the Vendée to […]

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The orange alert still in force in the Vendée

Orange Alert Vendée. High Tide Crossed without Damage

The Vendée is on orange weather alert for the risk of storm waves with submersion. High tide was at 5.39am this morning, an hour later, the prefecture has not a single intervention of firefighters due to the weather. Strong wind and significant tidal coefficient led to fear a rise in sea level this Tuesday, February 28th […]

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Concert in the Vendée cancelled due to a terrorist threat

Vendée: A Concert Cancelled for Terrorist Threat

SECURITY: Lignerock, the concert to be held Saturday night in Saint-Christophe-du-Ligneron (Vendée) was cancelled for terrorist threat. The prefecture has decided to cancel the Lignerock concert this Saturday night after three telephone calls in the evening, around 5 pm at the town hall, the gendarmerie and the mobile phone of the president of the festival […]

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The Tour de France in 2018 will officially start in the Vendée

The Tour de France 2018 will Start from Vendée: it’s Official

At halftime of the France-Scotland rugby match, Christian Prudhomme, director of the Tour de France comes to formalize things: Grand start of the Tour de France 2018 will be in the Vendée. “The Tour de France 2018 will start on June 30th, on the Atlantic coast of Vendée and Loire” , announced on France 2, […]

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Storm Kurt caused 134 calls for help by firefighters in the Vendée

Storm Kurt: 134 interventions by firefighters in four hours in the Vendée

The departmental operational center for fire and rescue has just delivered an update on interventions by firefighters about storm Kurt that is currently shaking the Vendée. A second winter storm comes to our shores in the night from Friday to Saturday. Since Friday, the department is on alert for strong winds. From midday, the fire […]

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Latest updates on the positions in the Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe: The Positions and Rankings on Tuesday at 9 am

SAILING: Leading the Vendée Globe, Armel Le Cléac’h remains ahead of Alex Thomson. At 9am this morning, the Breton has a 74 mile lead over the Welshman. Third, still Beyou sailing 852 miles from Le Cléac’h. Two days from the finish, the two contenders for victory in the Vendée Globe, the Frenchman Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque […]

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Latest updates on the positions in the Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe: The Positions and Rankings on Monday at 9 am

Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) still leads the Vendée Globe fleet. After conceding a few miles on Saturday, the Finistérien is still ahead of Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss).  At 9 am, he is 159 miles ahead of the Welshman. Armel Le Cléac’h ( Banque Populaire ) will arrive at the finish in Les Sables d’Olonne […]

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