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Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent Russier is in training at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées, which opens soon

Vincent is currently in training at the Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallées. There's lots to do but he stops by to tell us how it's all going. If you'd like to stay at the hotel, see their bo...

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Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras on why she loves Nendaz

Virginie Barras, Marketing Director for the 4 vallées ski area, used to work for Montreux. It's geographically pretty close, but the jobs are worlds away. She talks us through what drew ...

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Freerider Richard Amacker explains all

Freerider Richard Amacker explains all

Richard Amacker, is a worldclass skier and a freerider. His favourite place to train is Nendaz and here he is, for the season. He explains more about the sport itself and why he chose Nendaz. For m...

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Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Joshua Egerton set up his own gardening business to stay in Nendaz all year round

Raphael Nanchen is one of three guys organising Polaris Festival; an electronic music festival, up a mountain. It’s a great line-up and a chance to dance throughout the day, then head to the ...

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Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

Sébastian Epiney loves nature and loves Nendaz

It’s nice to hear what made the Director of the Tourism Office, choose Nendaz over other hotel resorts. We’re finding out what makes it special and what’s going on. When you he...

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Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées - Marc Landert and Nelio De Silva

Marc Landert, General Director, & Nelio Da Silva, Food & Beverage Manager, at Hotel Nendaz, 4 Vallées join us on air to receive our praises for an excellent hotel AND to tell us abou...

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Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Premier Alpine Centre - Patrick Schlup

Patrick Schlup set up the Premier Alpine Centre as a one-stop shop for your Nendaz needs; finding a place to stay, a ski guide and your equipment rental all in one stop, as well as finding the even...

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Cyril Lanfranchi - the founder of Nendaz Freeride

Cyril Lanfranchi - the founder of Nendaz Freeride

Cyril Lanfranchi is the founder of Nendaz Freeride. The big event takes place in March which sees both skiers and snowboarders heading to the slopes to demonstrate speed and showmanship. stay...

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A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

A happy Sandy reports in direct from the mountains in Verbier

Sandy from European Snowsport reports in from the mountains in Verbier to tell us about the fun in the sun (and on the snow), whilst the weather is mild, but the snow is ready! Let the season begin...

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Digging Deep

Digging Deep

The CHF1.5 billion-plus CEVA rail project is on track to link 45 stations in the Geneva region by 2019, upgrading the city to Europe’s urban railway “club”. 

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120 cheese fondues await you

120 cheese fondues await you

If you would like to know what happens when 120 restaurants, chefs and individuals battle it out to be crowned the maker of the world's finest fondue, then look no further... Mondial de Fondue ...

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Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

Mondial de Fondue - Christoph Von Platten

It sounds like a dream! 120 different fondues to taste plus wine tasting and fun for all the family. Christoph Von Platten talks us through the Mondial de Fondue event taking place in Tartegnin thi...

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Inside Track - Rolle and Habitat coming to the region

Inside Track - Rolle and Habitat coming to the region

On this week's show THE INSIDE TRACK to Rolle…destination guide to the lake side town which had a serious makeover lately and includes cool fashion, retro furniture and very healthy food...

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Integration - shall I bother?

Integration - shall I bother?

WRS's resident cartoonist Rachel Berman set her mind on how to imagine 'integration'. 

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Integration: the great debate

Integration: the great debate

Integration:a word which means different things to different people. This will be the theme but by no means the only topic of discussion among panel and audience at this popular event.

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Shake off your pre-conceptions with Handi-Capable

Shake off your pre-conceptions with Handi-Capable

Mid Morning Mix

Le Mont-sur-Lausanne based organisation, Handi-Capable recorded their own music video to the song "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift this summer hoping to encourage people to shake off their ...

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Southbound storks suggest cooler temperatures are on their way

Southbound storks suggest cooler temperatures are on their way

A flock of stocks was spotted on their southbound migration in the Nyon area. There's nothing unusual about this, but it does suggest that the weather may turn cold earlier this year than last ...

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Happy 200th Swiss-iversary to Versoix

Happy 200th Swiss-iversary to Versoix

WRS were in Versoix this weekend to celebrate the 200th year of Versoix becoming a Swiss town.

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Versoix celebrate their 200th Swiss-iversary

Versoix celebrate their 200th Swiss-iversary

We’ll be there, broadcasting live from the event so come and sayhello on Saturday morning! This weekend, Versoix celebrate their 200th year as a Swiss town with a series of events designed...

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Harsch, The Art of Moving

Harsch, The Art of Moving

Thinking of moving out of or into Switzerland?

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An Eden lost & found

An Eden lost & found

"It’s a privilege to share someone’s love for their home or their village. When we remember a place, we want its life to shine through. I know this area so well but I still love it...

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SPACE INVADERS...

SPACE INVADERS...

Famed for neutrality and international diplomacy, Switzerland has nevertheless invaded tiny neighbour Lichtenstein at least three times in recent history...

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Up, up and away in Château-d’Oex

Up, up and away in Château-d’Oex

The 35th International Hot Air Balloon Festival starts in Château-d’Oex tomorrow. The event will attract dozens of balloon enthusiasts from over 20 countries. Highlights will incl...

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Switzerland's Shame:The children used as cheap farm labour

Switzerland's Shame:The children used as cheap farm labour

Switzerland’s shame – children used as farm labourers. Swiss children from poor families were regularly taken from their families and forced to work on farms. This practice continued we...

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