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  • Inside Switzerland: History & Government
    Inside Switzerland: History & Government

    The small country we live in has a population of 8.57 million people and 4 national languages. It’s in the middle of Europe and yet has managed to stay famously neutral. But how did that all come about? This informative series of short articles: “Inside Switzerland” is brought to Living in Nyon thanks to Jon […] The post Inside Switzerland: History & Government appeared first on Liv...

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  • Littering in Nyon
    Littering in Nyon

    Littering and unrest surged during confinement, and the recovery period from lockdown is proving to be a challenge. You may have noticed the posters and campaigns around the city appealing to the citizens to stop littering. These are an initiative taken by the city of Nyon and designed by the General Administration in an effort […] The post Littering in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Get into football with InterSoccer’s summer camps!
    Get into football with InterSoccer’s summer camps!

    Did you know football was invented in ….. drum roll…… China?!  It’s invention is estimated at 476BC. Today, it is the most-watched, and played sport on Earth! Find some more fun and surprising facts about football here. InterSoccer offers us all the opportunity to join in on the hype! Their Summer Camps are back for […] The post Get into football with InterSoccer’s summer camps! ap...

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  • Readers – We would love your opinion!
    Readers – We would love your opinion!

      Living in Nyon is in transition! The founder and former editor of this website, Catherine Nelson-Pollard has recently moved back to the UK and I am the new editor of Living in Nyon. Catherine will still be helping with the site for at least another year (albeit remotely) and we are both looking forward […] The post Readers – We would love your opinion! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • New selection of summer activities for August
    New selection of summer activities for August

    Summer is in full swing! Take advantage of our region and all it has to offer during the holiday months. After a fist selection of activities for the summer published a month ago, we are back with a new selection to keep you and your families busy and take full advantage of all our region […] The post New selection of summer activities for August appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire
    Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire

    The Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois is the result of a fusion in 1991 between the conservatories of Nyon, Gland, and Rolle. It was originally located in the Theatre Beausobre in Morges before moving to the Villa Thomas located in Nyon in 2000. In 2001 the conservative de Morges also joined the group and together they became the […] The post Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire ap...

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  • Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!
    Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!

    This year is the opportunity to spend the summer in our beautiful area and enjoy the variety of activities available in this region. Despite most of the festivals being canceled (they will be sadly missed), we are privileged to have access to so many beautiful outdoor places well worth visiting. Christian Bronsil, on behalf of […] The post Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area! appeare...

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  • Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps
    Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps

    Loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar!   Giving Perdtemps back to the People If you have recently been at the Perdtemps parking, you may have seen a section now taken up by loungers, a giant chess game, a maze as well as a bar and plenty of colourful flowers. You […] The post Enjoy the new Ephemeral garden in Place Perdtemps appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recruits
    Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recruits

    Are you interested in playing netball?  A group of keen players is looking to set up a netball team in Nyon as part of the Swiss Netball association. There are teams currently across Switzerland, including in Aubonne and Geneva, but they would like to get a team of 14 girls/ladies together to play locally on […] The post Netball team in Nyon – Looking for new recruits appeared first on Liv...

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  • New Editor for Living in Nyon 
    New Editor for Living in Nyon 

    Living in Nyon is delighted to announce that Mandy Bronsil will be taking over the reins of Living in Nyon as its new editor.  Mandy has been living in the area for over 10 years and founded her own company B-inspired Partners in January of 2019. She is VP of membership at Toastmasters International Nyon, […] The post New Editor for Living in Nyon  appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.
    Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.

    Hey. This blog has been a little dead lately, so I am pretty sure that 80% of the people who clicked on this post know me, in a way or the other. You were, still are or just stepped into my life recently. Since a fraction of my life is out on display in the…

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  • Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September
    Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September

    As summer is coming to an end, there’s a chance for both children and adults to learn how to swim in an indoor pool and be ready for the next summer season. The friendly swimming instructors at Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming. This indoor […] The post Swimming classes in warm water for adults &am...

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  • A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)
    A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)

    The first day of the Paléo Festival was a scorcher, with temperatures set to rise these next few days. This didn’t seem to bother the artists nor the crowd, and the first few concerts of the festival were just as explosive and joyful as usual, turning the heat up (which didn’t really seem possible). This […] The post A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft ...

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  • British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon
    British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon

    Olivia Higgs is a 16 year old British student who moved to Nyon in 2017 from Britain. She’s currently working with Living in Nyon for a week learning the ropes on publishing. She explains what it was like moving to the town and how she found settling into Swiss life.   The biggest change of […] The post British Teenage Girl’s transition from Birmingham to Nyon appeared first on Living in...

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  • Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool
    Adult and Children’s Swimming Classes begin 1st July in a Warm Water pool

    As summer is around the corner, it’s a good time for both children and adults to learn how to swim. The friendly swimming instructors in Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes during the school summer holidays, ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming : Classes begin from the 1st until the 24th July: […] The post Adult and Children’s Swimmi...

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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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  • 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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  • 72hrs in Barcelona
    72hrs in Barcelona

    Meanwhile an entire month passed by since we’ve traveled to Barcelona for 72 hours. Well, probably some of you already followed the journey real-time via Instagram and some may already discovered the new little project of heart we’ve been working on: video content! It’s been a while now since I started to feel like I really want to change something, I want Read More

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  • Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park
    Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park

    The main Place Perdtemps carpark in the centre of Nyon is going to be transformed. There are plans for underground parking, retail outlets, a green park area, public buildings and more. Photo above – artist’s impression of the new look car park courtesy Participanyon On Wednesday the 12th September 2018, there is a chance for citizens […] The post Have your say in the future look of Nyon...

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