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Fait Maison Label Comes into Effect

Alpe d'Huez restaurants to clearly state homemade foods
Robin Deering | Alpe d'Huez 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 | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 9th July 2014

George Long used to work with us here at Alpedhueznet.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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Oisans Cols Closed for Cyclists

Road closures to allow cyclists freedom from cars
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 7th July 2014
An image of cyclists on the 21 bends of Alpe d'Huez in summer

This summer the Oisans tourist offices have decided to close certain cols and roads to allow cyclists the freedom of the roads without having to worry about other traffic.
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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 | Alpe d'Huez 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 Alpe d'Huez

Strikes likely between 24th and 29th June
Robin Deering | Alpe d'Huez 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 | Alpe d'Huez 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 | Alpe d'Huez 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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Winter 1314 Alpe d'Huez Over & Out

Another great season comes to an end..
Ellie Mahoney | Alpe d'Huez Editor | published: 25th April 2014
Winter 1314 Alpe d'Huez Over & Out

So that's it, another winter season in Alpe d'Huez comes to an end this weekend.
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Grizzly Bear spotted in Alpe d'Huez

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

Reports are coming in that a grizzly-type bear or large brown bear has been spotted in the Alpe d'Huez backcountry.
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French Rail Strike in the Alps

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

The SNCF has announced a rail strike that will affect travellers to Alpe d'Huez, the two railway unions involved have chosen a peak travel weekend to strike.
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