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English artist in the Charente
One of the leading art galleries in France we represent some of the finest artists from around the world, showcasing master paintings from impressionism up to realism. Artists, whose work are found in the finest private collections and museums all over
A charitable organisation established to support the well-being of domestic animals – notably dogs and cats.
Pet Passports - New rules coming into effect beginning 2012 - more info here
Situated in the Deux Sevres (79) region of the Poitou-Charentes, we are not an animal refuge, but purely a voluntary fund-raising organisation working closely with other animal charities and local vets to try and help animals in need.
Donkey Rug help...? www.snug-a-ware.co.uk
Have struggled to find a rug for my donkey for the coldest winter days but have finally, after much searching, found a site in the UK who makes rugs for donkeys, here is the link if anyone is interested, postage is very reasonable
an officially registered charity. Phoenix is a network of foster homes, not a single adoption centre for cats and dogs.
Equine Rescue France is a not-for-profit association created by like-minded individuals in the West of France. We are all passionate about welfare in both the short and long term, and are working to promote the well-being of equines in France.
Eco farm is a family run farm comprising of approximately 40 hectares of woodland and pastures. They make cheese, butter, ice-cream and the likes and cull their own animals for meat. They do Horse Training, logging, agricultural work, transporting loads and driving. In the forest the harvest only the surplus, that means, fallen trees, diseased and trees that pose a danger . Read more on their comprehensive web site.
ever wanted to know if that snake was dangerous, or what is that lizard, try this link which tell you everything you need to know.
1 January - New Years Day
22 April - Good Friday (regional)
25 April - Easter
1 May - Labour Day
8 May - Victory Day
2 June - Ascension Day
13 June - Whit
14 July - Bastille Day
15 August - Assumption of the Virgin Mary
1 November- All Saints Day
11 November - Armistice Day
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - St Stephens Day (regional)
French web site with english page - information on setting up a business in France
Adie finances the self-employed and microenterprises through a variety of products based on clients’ needs - Loans at market rate up to 6000 €, "Start-up grants" funded by the French government or by local authorities, Non interest bearing subordinated loans
close to Limoges airport, a good day out with the kids!
This site is in French but you can find your nearest store.
Little Explorers - English to French picture dictionary www.enchantedlearning.com
as always BBC Schools has a French section with numbers, colours and basic French on interactive pages.
this is actually a school web site with pictures, French words, pronunciation help and some things you could download and print.
From June to the end of August every day from 11 am LA SAULE 46110 Bétaille en Quercy Tel: 05 65 32 55 75
Maxange Caves, discovered in August 2000 at Le Buisson de Cadouin. The tour of the caves is very easy, due to the fact that there are no abrupt variations in level. The unique concentration of calcite formations makes the site the only one of its kind in the world.
providing current Road Traffic Reports. It's a free service aimed at giving you live traffic news and information.
If you have a car that has an LPG fuel tank you can find petrol stations that sell LPG on this site
French Education system
European Primary Schools Association
Education site (in French)
University of Limoges - has content in English
French Environment and Energy Management Agency web site in English
Home Energy Efficiency Standards - see this article courtesy of our link partner
Learn how to erase your carbon footprint here
euro-cheque.com has been designed to make life a little easier for anyone having to write foreign cheques. At the moment we support four main languages. English, French, Spanish and German - we are hoping to add more languages at a later date.
click on this link to see the current exchange rate via the BBC
based in and covering the whole of France, Make it Easy Consulting arranges and assists with mortgages, commercial loans, bridging loans and re-mortgages for international citizens moving to France.
useful independent taxation website with some content relevant to France
private banquets, dinner, pic nic, events...and full of tips and addresses for vegan, rawfoodist, vegan in Paris and France
Expateo is a new French startup that helps expats with international mobility and administrative procedures.
Advice on buying a property in France.
The Aquitaine Network is for people living in the Aquitaine area of France, to circulate information and advertise articles for sale and wanted, services, events and lots more.
And on Facebook - Aquitaine Network
FrenchEntrée - French Property -
Information on buying property, living in France, regions and
holidays in France.
Search for rentals & properties for sale with French-property.com. Also find here Guides to France, a Forum, Regions, Services and News items
for francophiles by francophiles
loads of information and resources for moving to France or to use if you already live here.
loads of information and resources for moving to France or to use if you already live here.
The source of information on moving to,
and living in, your new property in la Creuse, France including
forums on renovation, la Creuse, paperwork, electrics, property and
smallholding. This site is all about living in the Creuse, the best
of the three departments of the Limousin. Whether you are currently
living in department 23, in the process of buying a property here,
seriously thinking about a move, or just dreaming of a better life
in France then this is the site for you.
Forums and information on moving to another country
If you are looking to migrate to Canada, why not enquire with ourselves to find out which visa you may qualify for and what the costs of applying are.
For those moving to the UK.
UK Border agency web site.
Info site for US travellers on the Medicare entitlement.
mail order plants
French Embassy in United Kingdom
UK Passport Office website
French Embassy in America
Information about taking pets abroad
DVLA website on car export regulations
French tax office
contact numbers and address for the International Pensions Centre UK
British Embassy Paris Passport page
Top up insurance for your EHIC when travelling in France
Counselling and therapy in English across France
health and wellness, retreats, events and services.
Nutritional shortages are now commonly lurking in our rapidly growing consumerism world. Intensive farming culture has hit the western farmlands gradually. By refining their products they lose a lot of important nutrients. With the use of pesticides and the rise of fast food culture, we'd rather not think about nutrition. Even during the preparation of an extensive, varied and fresh food dish vitamins and minerals are often lost because they dissolve in the boiling water or by heating. In short, a varied diet gives no guarantee for the optimum amount of nutrients the body needs.
SOS Help is a branch of France’s SOS Amitié Federation and is linked to the Samaritans.
Chemistdirect.co.uk provides over 20,000 health and beauty products online at the lowest guaranteed price. Delivers to Europe for a very low cost.
Global medical, life & income insurance for expatriates and travellers.
Forward Planning your Healthcare in France - Article by Peter Owen
For info on health care when moving to France (in French)
International emergency number is 112
and see this link for useful info ec.europa.eu/information_society
Our dedicated team offer comprehensive cover and access English-speaking experts in each country to help you through the claims process
Whether you’re in Paris for a short stay, for business or you’re an expat building a new life in France, French à la Carte provide personalized private French lessons to match your needs, learning abilities, schedule, and location.
www.live-french.net - learn french on line
offers a new, friendly and efficient way to learn or improve your French. Wherever you are, at home or at your office, you can have live tailor-made French lessons with a trained teacher through your personal computer.
free online translation service in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese - Conjugate a verb, Free dictionary online, Web pages translation.
Learn French guide, all about how to learn French and how to speak French.
one to one French lessons on line via skype or on the telephone
UNIQUE and FREE monthly publication which is just the ticket for anyone wanting to delve more deeply into French culture, discover more about daily life in France and thereby adapt better to living in France and ideal for those who are looking for an opportunity to improve their French reading and aural comprehension skills!!
online directory for Anglophone businesses in Languedoc-Roussillon Find an English speaking business or service in Languedoc – “the real south of France”!
The Bugle is a newspaper with a local feel, one which contains a good mix of news and events, light hearted stories and discussions on more serious topics.
Bringing French news to the English speaking community, with an emphasis on local news stories affecting Creuse, Haute-Vienne and the surrounding areas. Where to find THE BUGLE? click THE BUGLE DISTRIBUTORS
Free Classified Ads - To buy or sell items, Post your unwanted items Cars, Houses, books etc. for sale
UNIQUE and FREE monthly publication which is just the ticket for anyone wanting to delve more deeply into French culture, discover more about daily life in France and thereby adapt better to living in France and ideal for those who are looking for an opportunity to improve their French reading and aural comprehension skills!
Guide to France including regions, towns, places of interest, activities and events. Includes travel information.
A travel directory for the French speaking countries.
Free source of information for British expatriates, contracting or living overseas, almost an expats' yellow pages.
Resource for Americans and other English speakers that would like to travel or live in France.
A directory and guide to Britain for visitors and business - just in case you may like to visit Britain
useful information on what a Notaire does and more....
based in the uk offering a range of financial and legal services related to France and French law.
To renew an English Passport in France go to
www.ownershousesforsale.com - owners houses for sale throughout France
Hotels for Sale Suffolk, Essex, East Anglia - UK Pub Sales can assist you in buying or selling a hotel, pub or restaurant in the UK.
find UK property for sale by owner
A new radio station for English speaking ex-pats living in France – Popular music from all genres and eras, phone in discussions, competitions, celebrity interviews and a whole lot more…
By tuning in every Friday morning at 9am to Made in Corrèze on PAC 101.9FM, you’ll get news, views and interviews in English. The station is also available on the internet
UK to France delivery service
Moving Home UK and Overseas – UK, European and International Removals - The Moving Partnership provides European, International and UK removals at the most competitive rates.
Shopping and Classified Advertising Buy and Sell!
Buy British Tea on line
This link takes you to a page where all the promotions and catalogs in France can be found and browsed on line.
It is possible to choose a particular store by entering the name of the city in the tab at the top right. By clicking on the store in question you can get more information such as its address and its opening hours.
Ce lien mène vers une page où se trouve toutes les promotions et catalogues de tous les plus grands magasins de bricolage en France. Il est possible de choisir un magasin en particulier en entrant le nom de sa ville dans l'onglet en haut à droite. En cliquant sur le magasin en question on peut obtenir de nombreuses informations complémentaires comme son adresse et ses horaires d'ouverture.
www.adultlingerieandtoys.com ADULT THEMES
International delivery to France now available!
Order your British food Hampers here or treat a loved one back in UK to an Any Occasion Hamper. All our Hampers are full of delicious food and drink, each is individually packaged in its own Willow Hamper Basket with your own chosen personal message.
on line health and medical products in France and greatly reduced prices
if you want to know when the sales are taking place in France use this web site
French web site
English web site
deliver to France for £10!
www.sterlingshopping.co.uk The best of the UK delivered to France
Ever wished that your favourite UK shops were just round the corner? Well with Sterling Shopping Online, they are.
French site with section for online purchasing of English books
Conforama website for furniture shopping
Castorama website for garden and DIY needs (similar to B & Q)
DIY and e-catalogue (in French)
buy or sell those unwanted items (has English content)
is a website which allows users to know which internet offers are available in their area.
French internet service provider
simple test to see if you are eligible for ADSL in your area
simple test to see if you are eligible for ADSL in your area
ADSL/Telephone connection - an alternative to Orange
English speaking helpline - 09 69 36 39 00 (from UK) 00 33 9 69 36 39 00 Open Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
If you are having difficulties reaching France Telecom's 1013 Customer Service line, you can fill out a form on 1013.fr to report a problem with a landline. Click the English flag to complete in your own language.
Get a UK IP and access content available only in UK from anywhere. Ensure complete freedom to access all information and content online - use bbc i player, demand 5 etc, watch on your pc!
This is a new service designed especially for people who would like to keep up to date with their favourite programmes from the BBC, Channel 4 and 5 whilst they are out of the UK - watch on iplayer!
French Television Digital Switch Over - read this article courtesy of one of our link partners
Phone line and email address set up for English residents in France.
The phone number is 05 62 16 49 08 or 05 56 17 40 70. The email is firstname.lastname@example.org
France electricity website with English content HERE and phone numbers for your own area.
summary information on how to go about opening a new electricity account for your home in France, and how to obtain a new electricity supply if it is a new or renovated home without an existing supply. We take you through the electricity tariffs that apply in France and we provide an overview of what you can expect to find on your electricity bill, as well information on the different ways you can go about paying the bill. If you get into financial difficulties, or you are on a low income, we provide in formation on the forms of assistance that are available. If you want to change your electricity supplier, we tell you how to go about doing so. Finally, we also provide information on how you can go about making a complaint if you are not satisfied with the service you are receiving from your electricity supplier.
Post and Delivery Services
Post a parcel to France.
Cheap parcel delivery in the UK and International.
Parcels Please delivers to Mainland Europe
interesting site with tips to use less water.
France on line English speaking
information site for links to France and
Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Brittany, Burgundy, Centre, Champagne Ardenne, Corsica, Franche Comte, Ile de France, Languedoc Roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Midi Pyrenees, Nord Pas de Calais, Normandy, Pays de la Loire, Picardy, Poitou Charente, Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur, Rhone Alpes