From Lloyds to Lunches to Local Issues – All in a day’s work for Axel Niels – commercial director of the “Terre Bonne” business Park in Eysins.

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  This is a second part of a feature “Living and Working in Eysins” (see part one here). Here we speak to the commercial director of the Terre Bonne business park, set just on  the outskirts of the village.  With over 400 staff already in place, and a planned total of 1,500 due to be established […]

Nyon says a big “No” to Novartis – Saturday Street Protest

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  There was a large but peaceful demonstration in Nyon on Saturday morning in protest against the recent announcement from Novartis that it is due to close its factory at its Nyon/Prangins site, with the resulting loss of over 320 jobs. An estimated 2,000 people including councillors, members of the municipality, Philip Jennings,General Secretary of UNI Globiunion (which has its […]

Round up of local news and events:From winning wine to protests agains Novartis closure

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  Photo above: Commuters at Nyon railway station. Here’s a round up of some of the local news taken from La Côte newspaper, plus a selection of local events coming up in the region. Don’t forget there is a Living in Nyon English column published in La Côte newspaper every Friday. It is a light […]

Big Expat Fair and Career Fair this weekend in Lausanne – Reminder book signing today, other events

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On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s […]

Free tickets to Visions du Réel, Events this weekend from Chocolate festivals to tours of Nyon in English

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Nyon tourist office have started a new initiative by offering tours in English on Saturday mornings, every first Saturday of the month. This year tours will be on this Saturday April 2nd, then on May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, September 3rd and October 1st.  You do not need to reserve for this tour, you just turn up! On […]

First male trailing spouse event a success / Working in Vaud and Events this weekend

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Nine men turned up to the Les Brasseurs pub on Tuesday night at the Living in Nyon organised event, all of them were male trailing spouses who have moved here to follow female partners who are working in Geneva or Vaud based companies and organisations. Michael Shevlin (right in photo), the author of the post on being […]

Job vacancy with Orphan Aid

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Living in Nyon has been contacted by a reader living in Genolier about this position with Orphan Aid. The  position is based in Geneva but may be interesting to someone living in Nyon and looking for an interesting voluntary job. Details below. OA Africa is looking for a Switzerland Country Manager (voluntary) OrphanAid Africa  is a registered charity based in Ghana […]