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Fait Maison Label Comes into Effect

La Plagne restaurants to clearly state homemade foods
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 17th July 2014

Last year we reported that restaurants will be required to specify on the menu what is 'homemade' and the law came into effect on the 15th of July, just a day after the industry's often busiest day of the year - Bastille Day.
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Le Cure de France Charity Cycle Ride

An ambitious plan to cycle across France for charity
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 9th July 2014

George Long used to work with us here at Laplagnet.com so when he said he was embarking on a bit of a bike ride for charity, tackling three of the Tour de France’s most iconic climbs; Mont Ventoux, Col du Galibier and l’Alpe d’Huez we thought are you mad?!?
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Planes Grounded as Air Traffic Control Strikes in France Continue

Day 2 of strike action sees lots of flights cancelled
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 25th June 2014
a photo of a plane and the airport control tower

*Update 26th June - strike action cancelled today*
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Travel Warning for Flyers to La Plagne

Strikes likely between 24th and 29th June
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 20th June 2014
Air Traffic Control Tower

In the midst of France's longest rail strike in four years, air traffic controllers have announced strike intentions from the 24th  to the 29th of June.
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British Ski & Snowboard Alpine Squads Announced

2014-15 Season Alpine team members for Britain
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 13th May 2014
British Ski & Snowboard Alpine Squads Announced XXX

The BSS Delancey Senior and Under 21 Alpine Squads for next winter have been announced today.
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Mountain Passes Open

Mountain cols now open to road cyclists and day trippers
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 8th May 2014
Mountain Passes Open in the Alps

Road bikers take note as mountain passes are opening up throughout the Alps.
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Grizzly Bear spotted in La Plagne

Mild weather sees bears coming out of hibernation early
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 1st April 2014
Grizzly Bear spotted in La Plagne

Reports are coming in that a grizzly-type bear or large brown bear has been spotted in the La Plagne backcountry.
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New La Plagne Bobsled experience with Olympic Medallist Bruno Mingeon

Ride in a Competition bobsled and hit speeds of up to 130 kmph
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 12th March 2014
New La Plagne Bobsled experience with Olympic Medallist Bruno Mingeon

If you've have been missing the Olympics since it left our TV screens recently & you're a bit of an adrenaline junkie, you can come & experience the thrills of a proper Olympic Bob race in La Plagne.
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French Rail Strike in the Alps

Details on train strike affecting Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Isère and Ain
Robin Deering | La Plagne Editor | published: 28th February 2014
French Rail Strike in the Alps

The SNCF has announced a rail strike that will affect travellers to La Plagne, the two railway unions involved have chosen a peak travel weekend to strike.
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Kevin Rolland wins Bronze in the Olympic Men's Ski Halfpipe

The French Olympic team bring their medals total to 9
Ellie Mahoney | La Plagne Editor | published: 19th February 2014
a French Olympic athlete who lives in La Plagne

In a very snowy, low visibility Ski Halfpipe competition last night, Kevin Rolland managed to put down a medal winning run to take third place.
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