What happened in Occitanie on Tuesday


Firefighters are still engaged in the Var to help the various cleanup missions in Lorgues and Vidauban after recent floods.

A piece of an Airbus plane was found at a residence in Daux, Haute-Garonne last week.  The event caused concern as the conclusions of the investigation of new aircraft trajectories at Toulouse-Blagnac airport will be made at the end of the week.

A three months suspended prison sentence and a €2,200 fine has been awarded to the Toulouse surfer who welcomed the death of a police officer.  The callous man celebrated the death of police officer Benjamin Quilès, who was killed on 20 July in the parking lot of a nightclub in Toulouse.

Just 10 days after the collapse of the Mirepoix-sur-Tarn bridge, studies for the various reconstruction options are being launched. This Tuesday, the president of the departmental council of Haute-Garonne, met the prefect of the Region to consider the future.

Currently working in Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Nicolas Septe is committed to innovating in the fight against violence against women. However, the former prosecutor of Cahors, Lot has been was singled out for his inaction, two years ago, in the case Djeneba Bamia murdered by her ex-husband.

More than half of the Gard department is covered by forests, woods or scrubland. The Gard is often subject to summer fires. To limit the risk of fire, there is a plan in place to create clearings before the fire season starts.

In the district of Aubes in Montpellier, inhabitants living next to the railway have been trying to stop the machine which clears the railway slopes.  The machine clears the rubbish on the slopes, but it shreds the trees.  The residents have been successful in their appeal.

Two company managers including one from Toulouse, are suspected of having marketed software to unlock Nintendo game consoles. The Japanese video game giant has made a formal complaint.

A Montpellier man has been presented in the criminal courts, suspected of having burned a police car during a demonstration of gilets jaunes in September. He denied the facts and asked for time to prepare his defence.  In the meantime he has been incarcerated.

The Restos du Coeur in Toulouse are looking for volunteers to distribute food aid to the poor.

  • In 2016 – 2017 : 1 262 764 meals were provided
  • In 2017 – 2018 : 1 393 492 meals were provided
  • In 2018 – 2019 : 1 493 000 meals were provided

If you want to help, click here for their link.