Local girl runs Polar race to raise funds for animal park in Le Vaud

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If you think the weather is a bit chilly right now, imagine what it would be like at -30 °!  This is the possible temperature that local girl Rachel Frei Bandieri might encounter when she runs a 150km race in Finland in two weeks time to support the animal park of La Garenne, based in Le Vaud […]

Calendar Girls come to Carouge. “Pick your Own” fruit and Flowers in Rolle and Nyon

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Calendar Girls. “Pick your Own” fruit and flowers The Geneva English Drama Society will be performing the play “Calendar Girls” from Tuesday June 18th to Saturday June 22.  The weekday performances are at 20:00 and the Saturday show is at 19:00. There will be a special gala performance on Friday June 21 in the presence […]

Happy Easter To All Living In Nyon Readers! Decorated Fountains, Easter Celebrations And (Hopefully) The First Signs Of Spring…

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        Decorated Fountains Around Nyon Walking around Nyon, you might have seen one of the numerous decorated fountains across town. A local tradition, the fountains are decorated each year at Easter by local schools, groups and shops, for the pleasure of all. A “treasure hunt” is organised around these fountains: each fountain […]

Out and about with children in winter – Tips and suggestions of where to go near Nyon and further afield

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Looking for ideas of where to go and how to entertain children during the winter season?  The following article, “Out and About this Winter” written by Tracey Keenan and Nadia Leone of  “Ready.. Steady..Lausanne and Vaud!”  suggests ski resorts, ice skating , tobogganing and snowshoeing options for families. The article also includes a couple of indoor […]

“Oklahoma!” in Nyon this week, Discover local produce on “Proxité” Day and try out a Velopass bike!

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  Musical in English this weekend to end the summer season. For the past few years at at the end of August, young actors in the Really Youthful Group (this group is part of GAOS – Geneva Amateur Opera Society), have performed a musical in English in Nyon for the general public.  This show has […]