Pont Noir

Live Life in Creuse

Re: Sand and Gravel Delivery

by alan3074 • Tue 24 Sep 2013 22:22

Hi dave I live near bonnat dept23 do you know of a local quarry near me that could deliver 20 tonnes of shingle or melange ? When I say I live near bonnat I mean my family do I am in uk at moment and do not speak enough French to call and enquire about prices ...I know the obvious answer is to look ...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Sand and Gravel Delivery
Replies: 8
Views: 2132

Re: How do you know a Pont Noir-er?

by alan3074 • Tue 04 Mar 2008 21:34

i have the answer....if you hear english being spoken..say nothing!rush home .sign on to p/n and post the question.were any p/ners in intermarche today?wait for reply...hey presto!then you pm the person who replied,and arrange to wear something next time that will make you recognizable..sounds a bit...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: How do you know a Pont Noir-er?
Replies: 5
Views: 1905

Re: :: Rather steep quote for fosse septique

by alan3074 • Wed 27 Feb 2008 23:57

having worked in the construction industry for many years,covering most aspects of building,the one thing i have learnt about groundworks is....if you look at the estimate,it will usually give a fixed price per metre dig(providing no cables or pipes are within the area,also unless the client carries...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Rather steep quote for fosse septique
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

price of antargaz

by alan3074 • Mon 21 Jan 2008 20:58

hi...can anyone tell me the approx cost of gas?just had 45% top up and cant believe the cost(dont ask me the size of tank as it is buried underground)i do realise the size is important but most tanks are the same size whether above ground or buried....i just dont know what the standard is...many tha...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: price of antargaz
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

Re: tyres in france

by alan3074 • Wed 16 Jan 2008 19:34

ok thanks for the advice. i will keep the addresses in my book....the comment annik made about" and were told we would have to have two tyres as the originals were no longer made and you had to have two matching ones. So it was an expensive crisis - though they were right about the necessity of the ...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: tyres in france
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

tyres in france

by alan3074 • Mon 14 Jan 2008 22:52

hi....is it just me or are tyres expensive in france....?had a blowout on the motorway(van might have been a little bit heavy) when i enquired about a new pneus..wow!now i hope the moderators will correct me if i am wrong or out of order here......i visit france once a month to see my wife and kids....

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: tyres in france
Replies: 4
Views: 1645

Taking the Family Cat to France

by alan3074 • Mon 17 Dec 2007 21:50

hi all - 2nd posting on here so hello. I would like to know if anyone has info on taking a cat to France....my family and dog are already living in la Creuse, children attend French schools.dog is making its self known to neighbours! what I would like to know is ...if I am bringing a cat from Englan...

Forum: My Pets and Other Animals
Topic: Taking the Family Cat to France
Replies: 1
Views: 1521

Re: HELP !!!

by alan3074 • Wed 22 Nov 2006 20:09

hi all....just joined this forum,so hello to every one....may i ask pete a question re c/u...am signing the acte finale on 15/12 and the property we are purchasing has a c/u in place....have been in contact with a french registered architect and he mentioned the area that the c/u relates to?....i co...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Building Permits
Replies: 4
Views: 2928