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  • Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant
    Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant

    Our third health related article this week focusses on Kate Fergusson. Kate is a British specialist nurse and a Certified Paediatric Sleep Consultant and she moved to Nyon in 2017. Read on to discover how she likes living in the town, but in moving here, has had to adapt to a loss of a career […] The post Life in Nyon for a British Nurse and Paediatric Sleep Consultant appeared first on Livin...

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  • The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.
    The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.

    From Accidents to Arthritis. High Quality of Care for Patients, Quality of Life outside work Originally from Northern Ireland, Doctor John McManus is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and joint head of the Department of orthopaedic and trauma surgery at the hospital in Nyon. He recently spoke to Living in Nyon about his experience of working […] The post The Life of a British Surgeon working a...

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon

    We have three health related articles coming up on Living in Nyon this week. The first, is news of a CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) course which will be given in English in Nyon.  The second, is an interview with a British orthopaedic surgeon who works in Nyon hospital, and the third is an article about the […] The post (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon appeared...

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  • Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon
    Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon

    Did you know you can buy milk fresh from a farm within a short walk (15-20 minutes) from Nyon? The milk is for sale via a self service machine (see photo below). You can either take your own container, or buy one at the farm. Take cash for the vending machine. One litre of milk […] The post Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy
    Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy

    There will be a jazz concert at the Conservatoire in Nyon on Friday 17th May at 20:30. The band DUO  (Joël Musy on saxophone and Aïda Diop, marimbas) will perform “Les Lames du Vent”. Call –  022 994 23 60 info.nyon@cov-vd.ch Also on Friday 17th Indie Folk/Dream Pop music at the Parenthèse with “Hand Habits” from the U.S. Concert starts […] The post Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday...

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  • Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May
    Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May

    As part of the annual “Bike Day” activities in Nyon, there will be a second hand bike sale on Saturday 18th May. It’s a great opportunity to sell or buy a bike. This event will take place at Parc de la Morâche, (the park just a few minutes walk behind the railway station and near the […] The post Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen Again?
    A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen Again?

    Did you know in the year 563 there was once a Tsunami on Lac Léman that left destruction in its wake? The Lake Museum in Nyon (Musée du Léman) currently has a exhibition called “Un Tsunami”, which recounts the story of the tsunami and how it happened. Seemingly a side of a mountain collapsed into […] The post A Tsunami on Lac Léman in 563 – Could it Happen Again? appeared first on L...

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  • Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!
    Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open!

    The Piscine de Colovray (Nyon’s outdoor pool) opened on the the 4th May and will stay open until Monday 16th September 2019. The indoor pool at Cossy remains open, but will be closed for maintenance purposes between the 15th July and August 11th 2019. Take your pick! The weather is a little chilly right now […] The post Nyon’s Outdoor Pool now Open! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle
    “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle

    If you are a woman working in science, have a daughter who is considering STEM, then there is an interesting event coming up in Rolle on the 14th May 18:30 -22:00 This event is organised by the BPW (Business Professional Women) club.  Registration here.  The speaker will be Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, an Associate Professor at EPFL […] The post “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in ...

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  • Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May
    Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May

    “Printemps à Perdtemps” is one of many Participanyon projects in which members of the public can take part and help with local Nyon projects. The next event will be the planting of a new garden at the bottom of the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon on Tuesday 21st May from 17.00-19:00, Wednesday the 22nd […] The post Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May appear...

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  • Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May
    Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May

    It’s La Fête des Voisins (Neighbours’ Day) on Friday 24th May in Nyon, and in towns and villages across the Canton. Look out for the posters in your area, apartment building or street to find out what’s happening in your area. Your neighbours may have organised a drinks, pot luck buffet or a simple get-together. […] The post Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May appeared first on Livin...

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  • Jazz Electronica – “Go Go Penguin” from UK in Nyon Sat 11th May
    Jazz Electronica – “Go Go Penguin” from UK in Nyon Sat 11th May

    “Go Go Penguin” from Manchester and Arthur Hnatek (Swiss drummer/ artist) will be playing at the Salle Communale in Nyon on Saturday 11th May at 21:00 Details here. This is a Usine à Gaz production. The Usine à Gaz (Nyon’s main arts and cultural centre) is currently under renovation so concerts are currently being held in various […] The post Jazz Electronica – “Go Go Penguin”...

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  • How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins
    How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the Château of Prangins

    The Château of Prangins currently has a new exhibition called “À table ! What does Switzerland eat ?” In this exhibition you can find out about Swiss culinary culture and how it has changed over the years. Discover the country’s regional specialities and its food heritage. Check out the butcher’s shop which has been completely […] The post How the Swiss Eat – New Exhibition at the...

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  • Visit Sistelo: The Hidden Gem, Made In Portugal – Travel guide
    Visit Sistelo: The Hidden Gem, Made In Portugal – Travel guide

    Portugal is for sure an amazing destination for holidays. While most travellers focus on Lisbon, Porto and Faro, you should definitely discover other places. Some of them are true wonders of nature and architecture. Here is one of the hidden gems of Portugal treasures: SISTELO. Located in the north of Portugal, in Arcos de Valdevez municipality, this village is one of the oldest in the Alto-Min...

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  • Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English.
    Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English.

    Spring is here, the wisteria is in full bloom around Nyon and gardeners were busy working away at the Château of Prangins on Tuesday afternoon (see photos below). For those readers who love gardens, and who also like to visit them, there is a new book out with chapters in English, French and German called, […] The post Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English. appeared first on Liv...

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  • Literary and Writers’ Events Coming up
    Literary and Writers’ Events Coming up

    The Bibliotopia Literary Weekend will take place from the 4th to the 6th May at the Jan Michalski Foundation in Montricher. Some events are in French, others in English or German. See programme here. If you have never visited this literary centre/foundation, it is the most extraordinary modern building set high up in the hills […] The post Literary and Writers’ Events Coming up appeared fir...

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  • 4 Reasons to Choose Oregon for Your Next Vacation
    4 Reasons to Choose Oregon for Your Next Vacation

    Oregon is an increasingly popular destination with travelers and, when you look at all it has to offer, it’s easy to see why. It provides the perfect balance between stunning natural beauty, thrilling adventure, boutique shopping, fascinating history and culture, and exquisite luxury. Located on the Northwest Pacific coastline, this diverse and vibrant state is fast becoming the go-to place a...

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  • Luxury Breaks in the UK You Can Afford
    Luxury Breaks in the UK You Can Afford

    The UK is full of glamorous getaways that can be more affordable than you’d think. It is within reach for many to take a weekend off to be treated like royalty while enjoying quaint settings and luxurious accommodations. There are a slew of reasonably-priced retreats throughout the UK if you want to reserve an all-inclusive package for relatively cheap. After working too hard, everyone deserv...

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  • How to Make Your Vacation Fun for Everyone
    How to Make Your Vacation Fun for Everyone

    When you travel with friends, family or other like-minded people, it can either be fun-filled or a disaster waiting to happen. Keeping everyone happy can sometimes prove difficult, especially when you share different interests.  As such, parents whose children are easily bored and disinterested with anything except for the activities they enjoy won’t experience the relaxing getaway they’v...

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  • Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More
    Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More

    Nyon Tourism Office organises various tours for both residents and visitors throughout the year. The next tours coming up soon are a cultural tour on the 28th April and a history of the town tour on the 16th May. Meet in front on the château at 14:00. Please register in advance. Details in flyer below.  […] The post Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More appeared fi...

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