From winter sledging to the business of football, to reaction on Sunday’s immigration vote

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1260+ (1260 is the post code of Nyon)  is a  selection of interesting articles chosen from other English information sites and blogs here in Switzerland. Some articles feature places around the Nyon area, some are on places or events to be found further afield. We have also chosen a selection of articles commenting on Sunday’s recent vote […]

Music, Cinema, Rugby: what’s on in Nyon next week

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  Looking for something to do next week? Here are a few things going on in the area over the next ten days. Cinema Both Cinéma Capitole in Nyon and Cinéma Rex in Aubonne offer special English speaking screenings. The next English films you can go and see in these two cinemas are: Cinema Rex, […]

From First Aid Courses to FACTA, to Swiss Food and Wine

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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 […]

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   […]

La Côte Personality 2012 Award, Les Hivernales Rock’n'Beat Festival this Weekend

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The La Côte  ”personality of the year” Award  At the end of last year, the local newspaper La Côte decided to host a competition to elect the most influential personality of the year in the la Côte region. This competition was part of  the newspaper’s aim to establish its role as an important player on the […]

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 […]

Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Play At Paleo Festival !

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Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Play At Paleo Festival ! Earlier this month, Paleo confirmed that this year’s edition will start with what promises to be an amazing concert by rock’n’roll legend Neil Young.  20 years after his last concert on the plain of l’Asse, he will be performing his latest album, Psychedelic Pill, with […]

New Swiss Gardening school in English, Living in Prangins, and Wine Tour this weekend, also in English

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Photo above and in banner: Copyright – Hester Macdonald Gardening school in English Got green fingers and want to find out more about gardening?  Hester Macdonald, who presents the popular gardening programme “Dig It”! on World Radio Switzerland, has now launched her own gardening school offering day courses in English, for amateurs, by professionals. She […]