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Brexit 0 General
No one seems to know yet ...
started by: Dave W-839 · last update: 1469815234 · posted: 1469815234
French Nationality: How to Get It 0 General
As we've had a lot of enquiries since the Brexit referendum, I thought I'd point out our How To (updated yesterd...
started by: Madge · last update: 1467128383 · posted: 1467128383
Looking for babies groups in Strasbourg ... 2 Families & Kids
Hello there I have a 10 month old daughter and am looking for playgroups in the Strasbourg area - it would be gr...
started by: Marielogan · last update: 1466142670 · posted: 1439899713
More Strikes Today 0 General
SNCF...
started by: Madge · last update: 1461829592 · posted: 1461829592
Boot Camp 0 Sport & Leisure
Do you know of any regular boot camp sessions for women and in English please? I'd really like to get myself in sha...
started by: Bosphorus Beatrice · last update: 1459257144 · posted: 1459257144
Soft Play 0 Families & Kids
Can anyone recommend a good soft play centre suitable for 2 year olds please?
started by: brussels lady · last update: 1458726426 · posted: 1458726426
Yesterday 0 General
Just checking that all my Brussels friend are safe and sound seeing as I couldn't get hold of many of you by phone ...
started by: brussels lady · last update: 1458726367 · posted: 1458726367
Gardeners in France 0 Home & Garden
The new facebook page GARDENERS IN FRANCE are looking for new members - anyone from absolute beginners to more expe...
started by: salsa-934748 · last update: 1457861353 · posted: 1457861266
Looking for a babysitter 0 Families & Kids
can anyone recommend one
started by: Ferney-212772 · last update: 1457013588 · posted: 1457013452
English speaking nanny/babysitter 3 Families & Kids
Hello,  We are a French familly with an important english speaking environment and we are looking fo...
started by: AnneG-10056470 · last update: 1454859620 · posted: 1445616171
Changes to State pension age for women .... 4 Financial & Legal
A new campaign group has recently formed in the UK called WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign...
started by: Lynne&Ham-782094 · last update: 1449593904 · posted: 1446117513
British expatriates in France survey 0 General
Hello, I am writing an essay on the subject of the integration of British expatriates in France. I have c...
started by: eva.sdr · last update: 1448576254 · posted: 1448576254
working from home in France/possible emp... 0 Financial & Legal
Hello, I have been living in France for the past 30 years & have worked (& currently working) in ...
started by: ttmcin · last update: 1446032292 · posted: 1446032292
English jobs in Strasbourg? 0 General
Hello, I am looking at how I might be able to relocate to Strasbourg from the UK and while I am learning French,...
started by: Coffee_Bean · last update: 1445105717 · posted: 1445105717
Advice on what to pack for winter in Str... 0 General
bonjour à tous de Strasbo...
started by: snhojd · last update: 1443609262 · posted: 1443609262
Vegetarian Option for French School Dinn... 0 General
The secondary school that our daughter will go to next year has refused to offer a vegetarian option for her at ...
started by: Hoopoe-645982 · last update: 1442575546 · posted: 1442575546
Looking for a regular child minder 1 Families & Kids
We are a French/English familly with 3 children and we are looking for someone kind and reliable from September ...
started by: Sarah B-4812 · last update: 1441635106 · posted: 1436898609
English books 2 General
Hi, we have finally got round to unpacking some of our boxes and have lots of books that we don't have space for...
started by: 3Times · last update: 1440511660 · posted: 1440428184
Best Health Care Insurance? 7 Health, Fitness & Beauty
Hello, My husband and I are both retirees and will need some health care insurance before retiring to Fra...
started by: SunnyG · last update: 1440380041 · posted: 1437200415
looking for english speaking babysitter ... 1 Families & Kids
Hi! We are an American/Austrian family living in the center of Strasbourg and we are looking for an engli...
started by: mluziam · last update: 1439902018 · posted: 1439823262
Special Needs Schools 0 Families & Kids
Hi, I am moving to Strasbourg soon for work. I am trying to locate a special needs school with english sp...
started by: Deja Vu-10047140 · last update: 1438381170 · posted: 1438381170
Decheterie 6 General
When people take things to the tip that are in perfectly servicable order, do the people that work there salvage...
started by: Nothing Ventured · last update: 1432563804 · posted: 1429788514
Masters degree in France 0 General
I'm seriously considering doing my Masters degree in France, but am a little confused as to the structure of it....
started by: lafilleanglaise · last update: 1431865462 · posted: 1431865462
Emigrating the UK? 0 Entertainment
Hello. I'm looking to speak to people who have made the decision to leave the UK and move abroad for a potential...
started by: EllieGibbs · last update: 1431103612 · posted: 1431103612
English-speaking pc shop please 8 General
English speaking PC shop in Strasbourg wanted. I need to talk to someone about my networking requirements.
started by: Aimee-903639 · last update: 1430393157 · posted: 1424356136
Electronic demonstrations 3 General
After the death of my last Samsung tablet I have come to appreciate that I need one in my life. I don't want to ...
started by: Dizzie Izzy · last update: 1430392877 · posted: 1429263298
British gypsum plaster 1 General
Hi - Can anyone advise me where to purchase gypsum multi finish plaster from and the cost please
started by: thunderace-878252 · last update: 1430230726 · posted: 1429983226
Do you want to walk dogs and cuddle cat... 0 Pets & Animals
If so, then find out more about it by reading this article: http://www.thegoodlifefrance.com/expats-volun...
started by: Jane Hunt-1001696 · last update: 1429821985 · posted: 1429821985
Cheap mountain bike shops 3 Sport & Leisure
Where can I get a basic mountain bike for under €100? IS there such a place?
started by: Nothing Ventured · last update: 1429788305 · posted: 1429009487
Water heater 0 Home & Garden
I need someone to supply and fit and water heater. We have electric at the moment but would love to be able to g...
started by: Strasbourgn00b · last update: 1429523153 · posted: 1429523153
Cycle hire centres 5 Sport & Leisure
Is there a place to hire bicycles for all the family in Strasbourg? Also need advice on where might be child-fri...
started by: Kissinkerry · last update: 1429184865 · posted: 1427889454
campsites 2 Sport & Leisure
Is there a guide to campsites around the Nancy area in English?
started by: Kissinkerry · last update: 1429184388 · posted: 1428662166
Museums 2 Sport & Leisure
Are museums in Strasbourg closed on a Monday?
started by: Kissinkerry · last update: 1428661134 · posted: 1428485852
Guesthouses 3 General
Can anyone recommend a charming guesthouse in or around Strasbourg please?
started by: Tommy-343843 · last update: 1428308343 · posted: 1427225964
Capital of Europe 3 General
How come Strasbourg was chosen as the 'Capital of Europe'? Was there a reason behind it?
started by: Dizzie Izzy · last update: 1427972143 · posted: 1427456150
Activities for children 2 Sport & Leisure
Coming with children in April and woudl like to keep them occupied with some activities that will leave them wit...
started by: Kissinkerry · last update: 1427889371 · posted: 1427375759
Festival of Europe 0 Entertainment
Apparently in May there's the festival of Europe Strasbourg. What happens during this festival, talks and things...
started by: Dizzie Izzy · last update: 1427807687 · posted: 1427807687
Wanted: Car transporter 0 Cars, Bikes & Driving
Hi Planning to buy a small classic French reg car in Forbach. The weight is 1070 kgs. The ...
started by: Julian-875636 · last update: 1427713102 · posted: 1427713102
River Boat 2 Sport & Leisure
Hello everyone Could someone let me know if the river boat tour is still running please and do they do it...
started by: Kissinkerry · last update: 1427707024 · posted: 1427375404
Cycling routes 2 Sport & Leisure
Hi everybody! I was wondering if anyone knew of marked cycle routes (as far away from roads as possible) ...
started by: Tommy-343843 · last update: 1427225923 · posted: 1426166751
Cake maker 3 Food & Drink
Big 50th birthday coming up and would like to give the birthday lady a cake to celebrate. Does anyone know anyon...
started by: Strasbourgn00b · last update: 1426807037 · posted: 1424170927
Our Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance acc... 4 Health, Fitness & Beauty
Hello, My husband and I have quite comprehensive coverage with Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and according to B...
started by: ShilohCR · last update: 1426611510 · posted: 1426182670
Argentine Accident 2 General
Really distressed to learn of the accident that's killed the French olympians for that television programme. Suc...
started by: Dizzie Izzy · last update: 1426241446 · posted: 1425980552
Recommendation for English speaking real... 2 Home & Garden
Hello! My husband and I are looking to buy a vacation home in rural Alsace and have a scouting trip planned for ...
started by: dhoffmann · last update: 1425902394 · posted: 1425756904
Cassette removing tool 2 Sport & Leisure
I'm trying to clean up and overhaul my bike in time for the spring and summer. I need to get the rear cassette o...
started by: Strasbourgn00b · last update: 1425893373 · posted: 1425288074
Flat rent / rental 1 General
Can anyone point us in the right direction as to an agent renting flats in Strasbourg please? Any areas t...
started by: Fondant Fancy · last update: 1425651536 · posted: 1425388207
Tax returns 1 Financial & Legal
When are the French tax returns due? Will I get anything in the post to remind me to submit them and can I do it...
started by: Strasbourgn00b · last update: 1425557450 · posted: 1425473238
Car registering 3 Cars, Bikes & Driving
If I bought a German Reg car, would I have to register it here in France? I see so many German plated cars that ...
started by: Strasbourgn00b · last update: 1424693607 · posted: 1424170795
4G internet at home 2 Home & Garden
Is this possible here in France? I'd need a package with someone that offers unlimited data because I'd want to ...
started by: Nothing Ventured · last update: 1423737787 · posted: 1423135120
Changes to Auto-entrepreneur 2 Financial & Legal
I've heard mention that there are changes afoot. Can anyone shed any light as to what these might be please?
started by: Grant-903641 · last update: 1423574671 · posted: 1423228265