Useful Swiss Consumer Programme – From Scams to Dried mushrooms, Toothbrushes and Tea.

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If you are interested in consumer issues and want to know more about the products you buy here in French speaking Switzerland, it’s worth taking a look at the weekly television programme called ABE (A Bon Entendeur) presented by Manuelle Pernod and broadcast on Tuesday evenings on RTS1 at 20:10 A regular look at the […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

New shopping centre and children’s playground for Nyon. Debate on future of area. Local news

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Here’s a quick round up of local news taken from La Côte newspaper plus events coming up in the region.  Drop in CGN passengers numbers due to poor summer weather CGN (Compagnie Générale de Navigation – the company that run the boats on Lac Léman) announced that due to the bad weather over the summer months, the company saw a drop in its […]

Talk by Commonwealth Secretary General at BSCC and Welcome Day for newcomers to the region

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The Commonwealth – Crossing continents and many Countries. (photo of the video screen on an aeroplane seat!)  Here are a few of the events happening around the area, and in Geneva over the next couple of weeks. The first is another meet up of Male Trailing Spouses at Les Brasseurs pub in Nyon TONIGHT 10th May at 20:00. Just turn up […]

House for sale in Nyon

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House for Sale in Nyon. Three storey house (60m2 floor on each of the three levels) with 800m2 garden. Near to the shops and train station. For an appointment to visit - Telephone Marie José Joly on  079 882 82 02. Price : CHF 1, 560,000

House to rent in Founex

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House to rent in Founex – A reader has sent in the details of a house in Founex available for rent from May 1st 2011 “We will be moving house in the spring of 2011 and will be leaving the charming, extremely well-located house we now rent in Founex (Terre Sainte area of Canton Vaud). The […]

Renting property in the Nyon and Vaud area.


Looking for property in this area is like looking for a needle in a haystack. It’s there but you really have to search and dig deep to find it. It’s a fact that at the moment demand for property in Nyon and the Vaud area, is greater than supply. Although I have previously covered this […]