Recent Articles

  • New water filtering station in Vence

    In the near future, a new water filtering system called the Malvan Purification Station is to be opened in Vence. Reducing water wastage and improved treatment techniques have become a priority in terms of environmental protection, public health, sustainable development and tourism for the region.

  • Immigration activist sentenced to four months suspended

    On Tuesday, the Appeal Court of Aix-en-Provence handed farmer and immigrant activist Cédric Herrou a four months suspended sentence for assisting 200 immigrants in crossing the Italian border into France. 

  • Mayor of Nice becomes proud father of baby girl

    On Friday 4th August, Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi and his wife, Laura Tenoudji, became proud parents to a new baby girl: Bianca Ketty Noémie Nicea Estrosi.

  • Heightened restrictions amid severe drought

    Despite the little bit of rain that fell on the region over the weekend, the drought situation in the Alpes-Maritimes remains problematic with temperatures breaking records for this time of year at over 40°C in some areas.

  • La Barben: the oldest castle in Provence to be sold

    Located near Aix en Provence, the Château de la Barben is ‘the most picturesque and ancient castle of Provence,’ as the French painter Marius Granet once said.

  • Organic, what else!?

    Michelin-star chef Paolo Sari on his battle to promote organic food. In 2014, Venetian Paolo Sari and his restaurant Elsa at Monte Carlo Beach was the first 100% organic restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star for its exquisitely delicious cuisine. Today it is still the only one. He pours his heart out to Petra Hall.

  • From Thailand to the Riviera: The Rolling Company

    Forget the classic scoop and waffle cone… in the old town of Nice, 24-year olds Adrien Rosenpick and Jeremy Akouka have a whole new ice cream concept!

  • Sunny Bank: supporting the elderly and the vulnerable

    For over a century, the Sunny Bank association has helped many English-speaking seniors and residents improve their quality of life on the French Riviera and the Var.

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