Rickshaws in Perpignan Well, not quite rickshaws but as you can see from the photos, Citycab66 have introduced bike taxis into Perpignan centre, providing an easy, open air and fun way to get around the…

3 BREAKING NEWS 3 The official opening of the Le Boulou bypass has finally been set for Friday 9th July, at 16h. Thursday 8th will be an evening of celebration in Le Boulou with complimentary…

The Lions Club (who sponsor Enfants & Santé, a charity raising money for research into childhood diseases such as leukaemia) organised two events over the holiday weekend of Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th May. The…

Smile please – you’re on camera! At least two ‘red-light cameras’ have been installed in Perpignan centre to catch drivers running red lights. Although they are not yet in service, the prefecture has announced that…

Snow shoe walking 3 by Jane Mann 3 There may be one more snow shoe walk this winter. Watch this space! On Tuesday Mike Rhodes led his group onto the chairlift at Formiguères, a wonderful…

A shaggy dog story 3 by Penny Parkinson 3 We returned from England one Monday in January with Ryanair trumpeting us into Gerona 15 mins early. As a result, we got to the kennels to…

The Masked donkey (“Burro Masqué”) Created in summer 2005 by the Catalan nationalist party in Roussillon, the Bloc Catalá, the donkey known as the”Burro Masqué” was a symbol of the successful opposition to Georges Frêche’s…