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Schumacher Showing Signs of Progress

F1 champion continues to fight & is showing signs of progress

Over three and a half months since Michael Schumacher suffered head injuries in a ski accident in Meribel, now Schumacher is said to be showing signs of progress from his current induced coma.
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Grizzly Bear spotted in Meribel

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

Reports are coming in that a grizzly-type bear or large brown bear has been spotted in the Meribel backcountry.
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Young British Snowboarder Injured Off-Piste

25 year old airlifted to hospital for treatment
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 25th March 2014

A 25 year old British snowboarder has suffered serious injuries whilst riding off-piste in Meribel.
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Meribel Awarded for Noise Pollution Efforts

High Tech surveillance keeps late night noise pollution down
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 12th March 2014
dancing and live music in bar ski resort

Meribel has been awarded a 'Golden Decibel' for it's efforts at keeping noise disturbances down.
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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
French Rail Strike in the Alps

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.
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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
Heavy Traffic Announced for Meribel

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.
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Schumacher Treated for Pneumonia

Antibiotic treatment as investigation set to close
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 12th February 2014
michael schumaker skiing

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.
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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
Gorges d'Arly Rockfall

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)
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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.
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Schumacher Headcam Footage Analysed

Insight into Schumacher accident from Go Pro footage
Robin Deering | Meribel Editor | published: 8th January 2014
michael schumaker ski

A GoPro head-cam attached to Michael Schumacher's helmet, capturing the crucial moment of his accident has been analysed by investigators.
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