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Cherbourg-en-Cotentin is the third best managed medium-sized city in France, according to a ranking published in Le Point

Cherbourg-en-Cotentin is the third best managed medium-sized city in France, according to a ranking published in Le Point

1 - 05/02/2020
The Ifrap Foundation, an expert in deciphering public policies, unveils its list of the best managed cities with more than 65,000 inhabitants,  in France. In the "medium-sized cities" category (between 80,000 and 107,565 inhabitants), Cherbourg is on the third step of the podium, behind Colombes and Versailles. Ranking...
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The Epi fish market in Cherbourg could be included in Stéphane Bern's Heritage Mission

The Epi fish market in Cherbourg could be included in Stéphane Bern's Heritage Mission

1 - 29/12/2019
Will "Mr Heritage" go on a mission to save the former Cherbourg Fish Auction, which has been scheduled for demolition for several years? Stéphane Bern has shown interest in studying the case of this heritage dear to the heart of the Cherbourg natives since the 1950s.   Mission "Heritage at risk" Since...
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Norméca of Cherbourg Wins a Contract With les Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Norméca of Cherbourg Wins a Contract With les Chantiers de l’Atlantique

1 - 08/11/2019
Norméca, a company based in the port area of Les Mielles in Tourlaville, has worked for the Saint-Nazaire shipyard in the past. Their long-term collaboration was the source of a new contract that promises two years of work. The company is running at full speed Norméca is a company specializing in boilers and plumbing....
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The Cotentin 2019 tourist year is an unqualified success

The Cotentin 2019 tourist year is an unqualified success

1 - 29/10/2019
Cotentin has a bright future. The region is going all out and hopes to become one of Europe's top tourist destinations.  Unbeatable weather The Cotentin has enjoyed fair skies and an advantageous calendar. The heatwave of June and July attracted many tourists who wanted to cool off and the season started off with a...
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The aquatic robot Jellyfishbot could soon clean up the waters of Cherbourg Harbour

The aquatic robot Jellyfishbot could soon clean up the waters of Cherbourg Harbour

1 - 15/10/2019
This small remote-controlled robot manufactured by the French company Iadys is not swimming in troubled waters. Already tested in April 2019 by the Chantereyne port of Cherbourg, this pollution cleaner could be included in the city's budget in 2020.   This large fluorescent-yellow fish flits between the hulls of boats...
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Will you be the four millionth visitor to the Cherbourg Cite de la Mer in September 2019?

Will you be the four millionth visitor to the Cherbourg Cite de la Mer in September 2019?

1 - 16/09/2019
It’s a bountiful catch for the Cité de la Mer which was filled with 97 000 visitors in July and August. The heat wave can go back to where it came from! The big splash of the month of July records its biggest affluence since the opening of the City in 2002 and the off-the-deep-end record of August 14th place the bar...
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On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

On July 12, 2019 in Cherbourg, President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Suffren, first Barracuda-class submarine

1 - 16/07/2019
Barracudas have long teeth and the Rubis know it well. Le Suffren, the SNA (nuclear attack submarine), a new generation of the Barracuda class, is a hunter sized for combat. It will replace its Rubis ancestors which have served valiantly since the 80s: Le Saphir has just returned to its home port of Cherbourg to be dismantled.   A...
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For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

For the 8th edition of the "Preferred Village of the French", Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue wins the laurels

1 - 07/07/2019
2019, year of... Normandy! The region meets with unanimous acclaim and will be the most popular destination of summer 2019. Between the ranking of Le Point which places Cherbourg at the top of the list of the most attractive Normandy cities, Stéphane Bern's program now awards Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue the "Preferred Village...
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Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

Le Saphir, French nuclear submarine, will be dismantled in Cherbourg

1 - 04/07/2019
This is the second in the series of six French nuclear attack submarines. A member of the Rubis class, this technological gem will lay down its arms after 35 years of loyal service.   The nuclear attack submarine, Saphir, registration 602, is heading home. The nuclear attack submarine built in Cherbourg in 1979 is undertaking...
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Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

Cherbourg leads the Normandy region in the Le Point special edition ranking of the most attractive cities in France

1 - 24/06/2019
The beautiful Cotentin has assets in its Channel and wins the 15th position among agglomerations from 80,000 to 250,000 inhabitants, in front of Le Havre and Caen. Combining dynamism and quality of life, Cherbourg dominates the Normandy region.   It is a very coveted place. When the weeklies (Le Point, L'Express) release...
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