French and Riviera News Thursday 11th November 2021


Vaccination – Following French President Emmanuel Macron's speech, the over 65s are invited to receive their third dose of the covid vaccine followed by 50 to 64 year olds. In the region vaccination centres are open and appointments can be made by calling the free phone number

Vence: Nuits du Sud, rue de 8-Mai 1945, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m 
Puget-Théniers: La Condamine district, Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Pointe de Contes: annex town hall of the Pointe de Contes, 2 chemin du Tram, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
Saint-Vallier national road, 85 avenue Gaston-de-Fontmichel, Tuesday and Thursday morning and Saturday during the day. - Roquesteron: 13 boulevard Georges-Salvago. It is open monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., says Doctolib. 
Sospel Center: Place Saint-François, on Saturdays. 
Tends: 3 avenue Jean-Médecin (CHU de Tende), on Wednesdays. 
Breil-sur-Roya: 2 rue Jules-Cordier (hospital), on Wednesdays. 
Antibes, the vaccination center, whose closure was scheduled for the evening of November 29, will finally remain open until December 18 inclusive, after the last speech of the President of the Republic, Tuesday. It is located at 288 chemin de St-Claude. Centre open from Monday to Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. -
 6 boulevard Jacques-Ugo. Centre open until 30 November, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 to 12 noon and from 2 to 6 p.m. 
Biot: 644 chemin des Combes. Centre open until further notice, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 6 p.m. 
Valbonne: 185 avenue Georges Pompidou. Centre open until 22 December inclusive. 
Mougins: Eco'Parc, 772, chemin de Font de Currault. Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registrations on Doctolib or at 
Cannet: Salle Patrice Recroix, 730, avenue Georges Pompidou. Open Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration at -
 since 18 October, passage from the Mediterranean Hall of the Palais des Festivals to the ferry terminal, Esplanade de la Pantiero. Open Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fill out the pre-registration form on and set the date of the appointment at -
since 20 October, passage from the Expo Congress Centre to the Maurice Muller space, 20, avenue du général de Gaulle. Open Wednesday, November 24 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, November 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 8 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, December 14 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 15 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Registrations on Doctolib or at

Monaco – Meanwhile the Monaco government has announced that a third dose of vaccine is available for Monegasques and residents who are aged over 18 and received their second dose more than six months ago. A third dose is also available for healthcare professionals who received their second dose more than six months ago and for people with at-risk pathologies who have a medical certificate. If you wish to receive a third injection, you can contact the Monaco Covid19 Call Centre on Monaco, which is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or make an online request on the website More information is also available on the Principality's Covid-19 website

Farming family in Corsica found guilty of fraud - Three members of a farming family in Corsica who were suspected of fraud have been found guilty and were sentenced on Wednesday in Bastia. They were found guilty of defrauding European aid under the common agricultural policy (CAP). 750,000 euros of subsidies were received concerning fictitious farms.

Legal action - Parents in France have threatened legal action over a government decision to reintroduce mandatory masks for primary school children throughout the country. Three groups in departments where children have been allowed to go to school mask-free over the past few months say they'll be taking the matter to court. Describ