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  • Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant

    Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant Starting on the 1st July, the teachers at l’Ecole-club Migros will be taking the classroom outside into the fresh air and by the lake! Morning French and German lessons will be given on the terraces of O’Les Terrasses du Lac, Rue de […] The post Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant appeared first on L...

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  • Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019
    Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019

    Jazz, Swing, local Bands, Sunday lunchtime concerts and more over summer. It’s Fête de la Musique in Nyon from 21 – 22 June. This is a two day festival for local bands to come and play and show their talents to the public. Fête de la Musique is setup around Nyon, in places such as in Place […] The post Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019 appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday
    Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday

    The Bol d’Or (one of the most important sailing races on an inland lake in the world) takes place this weekend. The main race starts in Geneva at 10:00 on Saturday, when all the yachts are lined up to begin the race it’s an impressive site! Photo below taken by the Living in Nyon editor […] The post Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday appeared first on Livin...

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  • A World First for Roses – in Nyon!
    A World First for Roses – in Nyon!

    Thanks to Hester Macdonald of HM Garden Design for this article below. On Wednesday, Hester went along to a press conference in Nyon and discovered that the town is trialling an exciting new project involving roses. Members of the public can go along and see “this quiet revolution” happening in the town. Details below. A […] The post A World First for Roses – in Nyon! appeared first on ...

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  • Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more
    Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more

    The weather forecast is looking pretty good for Caribana this week. This lakeside festival near Nyon (in Crans-près-Céligny) is the first of the summer music festivals in the area and starts on Wednesday 5th until Sunday 9th June.  At the moment there are still tickets available for all nights. Franz Ferdinand is the main headline act on […] The post Tickets still available for Caribana ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend
    Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend

    This Sunday the 17th March, there will be a local vote on an increase in Nyon taxes. Readers may have seen posters around the town saying “oui” or “non”, both for and against this proposal. So what does it all mean? Here is one explanation by Bob Jenefsky, a member of the conseil communal in […] The post Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers
    Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers

    Change of Publication Date for this Site Notice to readers and advertisers – English above, French below.  Living in Nyon has now been running for 10 years. We have thousands of readers, a big email subscriber list and last year we saw record visitor numbers to the site. From the 1st April 2019 (not an April […] The post Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers appeared first on Li...

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  • Environmental Film Festival in Nyon – “Living the Change” – Film in English
    Environmental Film Festival in Nyon – “Living the Change” – Film in English

    On 14th-17th March 2019, the Festival du Film Vert (Environmental Film Festival) comes to Nyon with film screening, workshops and debates Flavie Scholtz, President of the Festival, tells us more about the festival, its tour around Switzerland and how this Parisian (now a Nyon resident) became involved in environmental issues. Photo above – Flavie Scholtz […] The post Environmental Film Fest...

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  • “Unlock your Cultural Awareness” – Workshop 12th March

    The Canton of Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CVCI) will be holding a Reloc’coffee/ workshop entitled, “Unlock your cultural awareness” on Tuesday 12th March 2019 from 10:00 – 12:00. Details below “In expat heaven, safety levels are Swiss, leisure options are South African, teachers are Finnish, and neighbours are Mexican. In expat hell, safety levels […] The post “Unlock ...

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  • International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors
    International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors

    Elite IB Tutors have helped support over 4,000 IB students and families around the world to navigate the International Baccalaureate – from subject selection to studying and exam revision, to university applications. IB Tutors are currently offering Easter Revision courses to students here in Switzerland and they offer several distinct services: Online and face-to-face subject tuition; […]...

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  • All Change outside Nyon Railway station
    All Change outside Nyon Railway station

    On Monday 11th February 2019, work will begin near Nyon railway station to improve the public outdoor space that surrounds around it, in a town project called “Terrasses de la Gare”. The work will last until June.  The old railway tracks that are still in place (once used by the little red St Cergue train), will […] The post All Change outside Nyon Railway station appeared first on Livi...

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  • Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue
    Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue

    There will be a children’s festival held on 3rd of February in the village of St-Cergue from 13:30 -17:00 Slalom competition for children up to 10 years old, activities, including a clown, husky dogs plus a “goûter!” Detail and link here The post Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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