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Gare du Sud renovation in full flow

The city of Nice has confirmed that the redevelopment of the former Gare du Sud is progressing well and 2015 will see the creation of 135 new parking places in the area. The latest stage of works will create a marketplace, cinema and sports facilities on the site of the old train station, but it will cause disruptions for traffic and pedestrians in the surrounding area. Read more …

Big brother talks

Le Cannet is about to adopt an unusual method of law enforcement: talking video surveillance cameras. The CCTVs are intended to stop minor offences, with officers reprimanding wrongdoers without even having to be present at the scene. Read more …

Government postpones hike in road tolls

A proposed increase in road tolls due to come into effect on 1st February has been suspended pending a government review. The companies who operate France’s toll roads have now launched legal proceedings, saying that the suspension undermines their contracts. Read more …