French Rail Strike in the Alps
Details on train strike affecting Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Isère and Ain
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 28th February 2014
The SNCF has announced a rail strike that will affect travellers to Meribel, the two railway unions involved have chosen a peak travel weekend to strike.
Heavy Traffic Expected this weekend on the roads
Welcome to the beginning of the Half Term holidays!
Ellie Mahoney | Meribel Editor | published: 14th February 2014
Close to 50,000 vehicles are expected to be on the roads this weekend in and around the Tarentaise Valley as the Half Term Holidays start, it is advised to avoid travel during peak hours.
Schumacher Treated for Pneumonia
Antibiotic treatment as investigation set to close
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 12th February 2014
Michael Schumacher, who remains in a very serious condition at the Grenoble University Hospital, is said to have suffered pneumonia last week and is undergoing treatment.
Gorges d'Arly Closed for Several Months due to Rock Fall Risk
Around 4 000 m³ of rock needs removing before the road will open again
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 20th January 2014
UPDATE: A huge rockfall has further delayed works on the Val d'Arly road as some 10 000 m3 have fallen on the already closed road. (23/01/14)
Easyjet's Bike Baggage Allowance Goes Back Up To 32Kg
Turnaround from airline after lots of complaints - go people power!
Ellie Mahoney | Meribel Editor | published: 14th January 2014
Sometimes it pays off to have a whinge.. EasyJet have now stated that from Saturday 11th January 2014 the weight allowance for bikes will now be 32kg instead of 23kg in line with other large sporting goods.
Schumacher Headcam Footage Analysed
Insight into Schumacher accident from Go Pro footage
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 8th January 2014
A GoPro head-cam attached to Michael Schumacher's helmet, capturing the crucial moment of his accident has been analysed by investigators.
Easyjet Reduce Bike Baggage Allowance
Bikes now limited to a lower maximum weight of 23kg
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 7th January 2014
Major European airline, Easyjet, have announced a change to their sports baggage allowance, now reducing the maximum weight allowed for bikes to 23kg.
Schumacher Silent Birthday Vigil
Formula 1 driver still in coma for his 45th birthday
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 3rd January 2014
Fans across the globe and in Meribel will hold a silent birthday vigil to mark his 45th birthday.
Michael Schumacher in a Critical Condition after Skiing Accident
Formula 1 icon has undergone brain surgery in Grenoble
Ellie Mahoney | Meribel Editor | published: 30th December 2013
**Update 31st December 11:30 - Michael Schumacher has shown a "slight improvement" after a second operation overnight where a hematoma was removed from the pilots the brain. His condition is still considered critical by doctors at the Grenoble hospital.
What's On in the Three Valleys This Season
All the events, parties and competitions in Meribel & the Trois Vallees
James Fisher | Meribel Video Reporter | published: 22nd November 2013
The first resort in the 3 Valleys will open on Saturday when the lifts in Val Thorens start running. This marks the start of the season in the Alps and the beginning of the winter in the Trois Vallees.