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Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and former commune situated at the northern end of the Cotentin peninsula in the northwestern French department of Manche. It is a subprefecture of its department, and was officially formed when the commune of Cherbourg absorbed Octeville on 28 February 2000. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. The city is a Maritime prefecture and sub-prefecture of la Manche. Due to its union, it is the most populated city in its department with 37,121 inhabitants (over 85,000 with its suburbs) making it the first city of the department before the Saint-Lô prefecture and the second in the region after Caen.

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FIGHTING DIRTY: Cherbourg Deputy Mayor Elvie Sandow said the community had been fighting for more than a decade for a new waste-water ...
WORK has begun on a new $15million waste water treatment plant to improve the health and liveability of Cherbourg residents. Aboriginal and ...

Fort Carson is celebrating the 100th birthday of the 4th Infantry Division with stories about the unit's past. This, the third installment, tells the ...
Plans have also been put in place for the commencement of services for two renal chairs at Cherbourg hospital. "The objective of the ...
Cherbourg is starting a new tradition with an inaugural horse ride as part of the grand opening festivities for the Kingaroy to Kilkivan Rail ...
firefighters are urging residents in Cherbourg, northwest of Kingaroy, to prepare to leave their homes, warning a bushfire will threaten ...

"engineers have worked with the Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council to assess the current capabilities of their water, wastewater and solid ...
Queensland'S first social reinvestment pilot program is set to take place in Cherbourg, providing opportunities for young people to be ...
RETURN TO Cherbourg: Mayor Vonda Malone, Aunty Sandra Morgan, Aunty Betty and Kevin Foster, Aunty Selina Dorner and Cathy Foster ...
Britain's largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine said it has recently completed its winter refit season in Cherbourg, completing three ferry refit projects over the three-month time span. Despite ...
Ms Porter had a keen interest in the Cherbourg art community and noticed they struggled to get their work out to a wide audience.
Released in 1964, Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was a huge critical and commercial success. It picked up the Palme D'or at Cannes as well as the Technical Grand Prize.
Cherbourg State school has been inundated with support from the wider Queensland community after a fire tore through one of its buildings in January.
A Cherbourg health worker, who specialises in hearing health, has been been awarded for his dedication to helping children to achieve their full learning potential.
Besides the high-speed services operating from Portsmouth, the Poole to Cherbourg ferry route is the fastest way to get from the UK to France on the western Channel.
Meanwhile, he was the mayor of Cherbourg-Octeville in the Lower Normandy region from 2001 to 2012. Cazeneuve served as the Minister of State for European Affairs from 2012 to 2013, the Minister of State for the Budget from 2013 to 2014, and as Interior ...
Competing at this week's $50,000 ATP Challenger Tour event in Cherbourg, France, the 17 year old came through qualifying to reach his first Challenger quarter-final.

But none has more of an imprint on Damien Chazelle's film than the 1964 French classic "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg." Starring Catherine Deneuve in a star-making performance, its bright candy colors fill the Castro Theatre big screen Thursday, Feb.
Chris Sandow has had an unhappy return to rugby league with his Cherbourg side going down 32-16 against Redfern at the NRL All Stars carnival in Newcastle.
EDF said the blast at 9.40am on Thursday was caused by a fire in the turbine hall, which is outside the nuclear zones of the power station, located 15 miles west of the port of Cherbourg. Five people were treated for smoke inhalation. The nuclear ...
WHALE and dolphin sightings will be recorded on a ferry route from Dorset to Cherbourg for the first time this year. Survey teams from the conservation charity ORCA will be stationed aboard Brittany Ferries' Barfleur service from April.
There could soon be direct flights between Alderney and Jersey, as well as from Alderney to Cherbourg. The States of Alderney have agreed to grant licences to UK-based firm Wessex aviation, which will manage the new routes.
Last September Mr Turner, 43, was riding through the forest trails between Cherbourg and Murgon when the throttle of his dirt bike suddenly jammed and he was thrown over the handlebars into a hard, dry creek bed.
La La Land's record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations seem to make it the film to beat. A surprising feat for one of the first all-original musicals to even be recognized with a Best Picture nomination.
Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council is seeking $998,950 for revitalising the Cherbourg historical precinct including the Ration Shed and a second stage of improvements to the Cherbourg Material Recovery Facility, which was previously funded $499,000 to ...
To make "La La Land," Chazelle drew - in form and spirit - on two celebrated French musicals directed by Jacques Demy in the '60s: "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" (1964) and "The Young Girls of Rochefort" (1967). There's a lot you could say about those ...
The fight was allegedly sparked by an incident on New Year's Eve and was one of several that broke out across the town of Cherbourg, 260km north west of Brisbane. The former South Sydney and Parramatta halfback recently walked out on a contract with ...
Chris Sandow of the Eels leaves the field following their loss to the Cowboys during the round 13 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the North Queensland Cowboys at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney on Monday, June 8, 2015.
That's not an indictment of either my mother-in-law or her favorite movie, The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. But most of the stills and word-of -mouth gleaned from Jacques Demy's 1964 romantic musical might have you, too, thinking it's a breezy bit of ...
An animal welfare body has criticised Irish authorities after eight greyhounds being exported in cramped conditions were allowed to leave Rosslare Port without question - but were stopped by their French counterparts in Cherbourg. A number of the dogs ...
Mr Pyne, who has visited the company's shipyard in France, said he was confident security is up to scratch, during a testy press conference with Australian reporters in Cherbourg. "Well I hope you haven't flown all the way to Cherbourg to have a fight ...
But writer-director Damien Chazelle also peppers La La Land with an abundance of more subtle allusions to classic films, and especially musicals of the '50s and '60s, including Singin' in the rain, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Funny Face, and more ...
Australian technicians were also expected to begin travelling to Cherbourg in France next year to begin training to bring key submarine technology to Adelaide.
I can envision that sentence blown up and framed on Chazelle's bedroom wall, maybe next to a poster of Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. The romantic musical La La Land, the director's third feature (following Whiplash), is the closest thing ...
Besides The Umbrellas of Cherbourg , Marc Michel played in another film of Jacques Demy, Lola , but it is also illustrated in thirty films as The hole of Jacques Becker, The roads of Kathmandu and No smoke without fire Andre Cayatte or madame Claude ...
A pair of French musicals, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort, served as the film's inspiration starting point, but Chazelle's flick is also imbued with the spirit of Hollywood classics like Singing in the rain and Fred Astaire ...
The man was last seen in Cherbourg on January 17 after telling family he was traveling to Cairns. He hasn't made contact with friends or family since.
A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly setting fire to her boyfriend in Cherbourg, west of Gympie.
The Remember with its eight-man crew sails the roughly 100km from its home port of Cherbourg in Normandy to waters off the English coast where it pulls in half of its catch.
Young Jazz Factor music competition winners from the Bournemouth Jazz Festival played on route to France and at civic reception in Cherbourg. A group of talented young musicians from Queen Elizabeth school in Wimborne travelled to Cherbourg as the ...
MURRI court was reinstated in Cherbourg this week, four years since the system was de-funded. Cherbourg first had Murri Court in 2008 but it hasn't operated since 2012 when the Newman government decided not to fund the courts.
Cherbourg has come a long way from being under government control, but it still has far to go, according to Matthew Malone.
A LAPSE in attitude almost proved costly for the Cherbourg Hornets after they let the Monto Roos slip through their defence in the first-half.
FIRE captain Cameron Bond knew there were capable firefighters in the Cherbourg community, but he just had to find them. Up until September last year, the firefighter said recruitment numbers at the Cherbourg station had plummeted. "It got to the point ...
The Indigenous community of Cherbourg in the South Burnett has hosted 30 school principals from southern Queensland in an effort to reshape the way they teach history.
Stags coach Gavin "Spud" Jones said it was fortunate the round seven clash against the Cherbourg Hornets was not the grand final after they lost by four points.
A FORMER Cherbourg State school principal has joined the University of Canberra as a professor of education. Professor Chris Sarra will teach and research in Indigenous education, and education equity in East Asia and Australia.
A BOXING tournament in Townsville warmed up three former Cherbourg fighters for their next tournament in Mackay over June 17-18.
France is no stranger to strike action - it's typically business as usual for tourists and locals when workers take to the streets.
police were called to an address on Barber Street around 4.45pm following reports that a man had sustained a laceration to his leg.


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