French "Operation Snail" from 5 September

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  1. Mattyjwr

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  2. Lot lover

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    French milk producers are in "talks" with Lactalis in Laval, Mayenne seeking more money. There is no evidence that this will spill over to Calais but most agricultural rows seem to.

    We are not due to cross to UK until 18/9 which allows plenty of time for things to clear up or more likely flare up.
     
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    Due out 5th Monday so may have a problem , going to Belgium for 2 days was planning A16 ☹️
     
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    The blockade Monday the 5th is nothing to do with milk, It is to do with the jungle even the police are helping the lorry drivers to blockade the port according to our local news (Kent) and say they will not give up the blockade until they get assurance's from the Goverment that the jungle is going to be pulled down. I was traveling on Monday morning via Euro tunnel but had to change my plans , so now travelling on Saturday the 3rd, it might not happen but if it does, could go on for days, they say they will not stop the blockade till they get the answers they are looking for.
     
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    Better make sure the water tank is filled up and a full bottle of gas , empty toilet then we can sit and watch the fun in comfort when we go over Tuesday(y)(y):)
     
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    Lets hope all goes well.
     
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    It will be orate, we were over in May when everyone was panicking about diesel, not a bit of bother till we got back here , and operation stack held us up for four hours, keep to the back roads , you won't know any things occurring (y):)
     
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    Summary
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    Summary – French hauliers and unions are planning protests in the Calais area on 5 September 2016, which are likely to lead to significant disruption on the A16 motorway around Calais; there may be limited access to the Eurotunnel terminal and access to Calais port may also be disrupted; contact your travel company/operator for the latest information on their services and be prepared for delays

    Information and advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum.

    French hauliers and unions are planning protests in the Calais area on 5 September 2016, which are likely to lead to significant disruption on the A16 motorway around Calais. There may be limited access to the Eurotunnel terminal. Access to Calais port may also be disrupted. Contact your travel company/operator for the latest information on their services and be prepared for delays.

    https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france

    Pete
     
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    They have had a promise today that The Jungle will be gone by dec. BUSBY,,
     
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