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Food Mobilities Rurality

In Brittany, the distributor of baguettes replaces the baker

In the commune of Mont-Dol, the departing baker will be replaced by a bread vending machine, to the great regret of the inhabitants. For some time now, these machines have been proliferating, especially in the countryside, which has been emptied of its shops. Cover picture: Jean-Matthieu Gautier

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Medical desert Mobilities Rurality

The hospital of Dinan puts an end to its deliveries

The decision had been on the table for a long time: on November 15, 2020, parturients were no longer able to give birth at the hospital in Dinan, a town of 15,000 inhabitants, sub-prefecture of the Côtes d’Armor. A choice that reflects the deteriorated situation of the public hospital in France. Cover picture: Solen Feyissa […]

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Mobilities

With Ehop, carpooling close to home

The success of Blablacar’s large carpooling platform is undeniable. Only, it is regularly used for long journeys. In front of this plethoric offer, Ehop proposes another type of carpooling: the proximity one. To go to work together as well as to take a person without means of locomotion to do his shopping, the service wants […]

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Digital Mobilities

Combining telework and vacations, the success of “workation”

For a change of scenery, some teleworkers decide to leave for a few days in search of a relaxed and pleasant environment. A tempting combination that is beginning to be emulated. Cover picture: Irina Leoni on Unsplash.com

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Agriculture Mobilities Rurality

At Paul’s farm, no more every one for himself

They had to remain active during containment, but the mission was no small task. Farmers continued to work under difficult conditions. Paul Thébault, an organic milk producer near Rennes, has for several years now found the answer: he relies on the mutual help of his relatives and neighbours to keep the farm running. A very […]

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Cinema Mobilities

The cinema comes to the village

A truck on the outside, a movie theater on the inside. For over thirty years, the Cinémobile has been criss-crossing the roads of the very rural Centre-Val-de-Loire region to set up in the village centres for a day. There, a cinema unfolds before the delighted eyes of the inhabitants who have little access to this […]