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Here is an other edition of 1260+  a miscellaneous selection of events and useful information for readers. Why 1260+?    1260 is the postcode of Nyon so for these articles, we travel further afield.  Interviews in English  UK Doctor working in Switzerland Listen here to an interview on World Radio Switzerland with a UK trained […]

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 […]

Go On A Cruise On Lake Leman For Easter, Circus Workshop And Shows

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  Courtesy- cgn.ch Easter Cruise On Lake Leman Why not enjoy Easter Sunday on a cruise around Lake Leman, with a delicious meal prepared specially for the occasion! The menu costs 55.- per adult and 27.50 per child (6-12 year old). Phone +41 (0)848 811 848 to book. For the complete menu, see here   […]

Want to know more about the public and private schools in Switzerland? Two day student fair next week in Vaud

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If you are looking for a school for your child or want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Switzerland, then the Léman Expat Student Fair is a “must visit” event which will take place next week in Lausanne on Wednesday 13th and  Thursday 14th March. Free entry by registering online in advance! […]

1260+ News from Nyon and Beyond – From School Holiday dates to Swiss Wines to the new Paléo stage

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We have been scouring other Swiss websites for a selection of news and articles that will interest Living in Nyon readers in our section called 1260+ (Nyon and beyond). Nyon News is at the end of this post Know it All Passport  School holidays –  Ûseful Dates – It’s the school holidays in Geneva this […]

Fun Fondue for Expatriates in Nyon on February 26th – Register now!

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  Last year the “Fun Fondue for Newly Arrived Expatriates” event was a great success, so much so, we are repeating it again! This event which is a joint collaboration between Nyon Region  Tourism, Living in Nyon and subsidised by Ecole-Club Migros, will take place in the wine cellar of Nyon’s Château on Tuesday 26th […]

What’s On In Nyon- Chess Tournament And Classical Music

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Chess Tournament In Signy on 1st – 2nd Of February The Cercle d’Echec de Nyon is holding a chess tournament at the Signy Shopping Center this Friday and Saturday. The inscription fee is 10.- for the Blitz (rounds of 5 minutes per player) on Friday at 6pm, and 15.- for the tournament on Saturday (10am- […]

How Environmentally Friendly Is Your House? Get It Checked For Free By Nyon Council!

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As part of Nyon’s new energy saving scheme, “Nyon-Energie”, the town council is reaching out to locals to help them reduce the energy they use. Conscious of how complicated some of these issues can be, the town is organising a campaign to raise public awareness called “Eco-Contact”. “Energy Ambassadors” will make home visits to those […]

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 […]

Hello Switzerland magazine now out, Events – Fashion event, Monday film in English, Christmas Market, Trad Jazz, Nativity Service

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  There are a lot of activities going on in the Nyon and Geneva region at this time of year. Read on for a selection of these below. Winter issue of Hello Switzerland now out. The image above and in the banner on this post, is taken from the winter issue of  “Hello Switzerland” magazine. […]