“It is not yet time to release our pressure …” The FNSEA and JA had warned. After driving this weekend in Britain blocking several stores retail, angry farmers intend to maintain the pressure. This, while European agriculture ministers met in Brussels and a major demonstration is scheduled for Wednesday at Rennes. Vannes, surrounded tractors, saw a black Monday. Other actions are underway in Quimperlé (Finistère) and Créhen (Côtes d’Armor).
12 h 10. At Caen, farmers arrive
a dozen trailers drawn by tractors arrived at 11 h 45 at the roundabout of the Maladrerie, which connects the city to the N13 north of Caen. Supervised by CRS, breeders and milk producers Bessin planning to block the places part of the day. Some of their trailers are loaded tires or manure.
11 h 50. At Vannes, blocking points maintained
At midday, the sticking points remain the same for Vannes entries. To enter the city via the N165 (Quimper-Nantes), better focus the exit Vannes center “via the Pompidou roundabout. According to the police, traffic is the rather fluid midday.
11:45 A Quimperlé action before Leclerc
<. p> This morning, fifty farmers take the edge of the Leclerc hypermarket in Quimperlé and Brico E. Leclerc. a dozen tractors are parked near the supermarket, to Kergoaler. for now, the teaches closed.
11 h 20. A Belgian truck with eggs and butter Dutch controlled
This morning, farmers have controlled the cargo of a Belgian truck that contained eggs to the delights of St. Leonard in Theix and butter to bakers in the region Suprise. eggs and butter come from Holland Despite this, farmers. let him leave, but intend to hold accountable Délices de Saint-Léonard, already controlled company last week.
11 h 05. farmers do not want to go the full trailers
farmers reaffirm their desire to return to Vannes. the prefect objects. if they fail to reach the prefecture, they clearly say they will fall back on the seat of Credit Agricole, MSA or chamber of agriculture. “in any case one thing is sure we will not go into our operations the full trailer” .
11h The Laïta dairy blocked Créhen
Since 6 am 30 this. morning, fifty farmers blocked the entrance to the Laïta dairy in Créhen, in the Cotes d’Armor. They are fifty farmers protesting against milk price too low and does not allow them to living, the farmers blocked the entrance to the Laïta dairy.
10 h 50. on social networks, anger mounts
farmers would be it losing the support of the population? anyway since this morning, social networks ignite. Many motorists do not hide their anger on the Facebook page of Ouest-France Vannes.
Gilles Formaglio “ this is a form of cowardice to attack the people who will work and who support them. Let them vent their anger at the Elysee Matignon or “
Aurélie said she had to go home, “with bitterness because I just started a job, so that it does not grow on trees. the revolt plea in is not good! “
For Julie Le Nocher is the straw that is broke the camel: “ I am willing to support the cause of farmers but now I am angry! My mother has a important meeting at the hospital and did not know how to get there, it’s not normal! “
Sebastien Laurent, endorse more: “ I stand when you block stores that do not play the game or republican institutions. But “piss ” the world that works every day like you to eat I can not stand. It’s a little big to ask for more solidarity. Most people will not work and will lose the money they could spend on your products in addition to a poor image they have of farmers. “
10 h 40. Vincin, one station to enter foot valves
Scene unprecedented Vincin the side of where the sides of the road have turned into giant car park. motorists decided to park their car and finish their journey on foot often to join their work.
10 h 35. a truck wants to circumvent the blockade and is mired
at the point of blockage of Saint-Ave, a truck with a Nantes company wanted to go from strength to an embankment. And he found himself mired. it is always blocked.
10 h 30. at Michelin, we fear the service plug 13 h …
at Michelin, the largest private employer in Vannes, taking service 5 am on Monday morning was not a problem. the staff starting around 8 am sometimes accused a delay of about 50 minutes, but what may be the most disturbed is taking service teams starting at 13 pm. “We adapt based on priorities given by the customers,” indicates the company’s 500 employees.
10 h 20. heavy disturbances on bus
on the urban transport network Kicéo, several lines are disrupted in both directions of traffic lines 4 (Arradon Vannes-Saint-Ave). 8 (Plescop-Vannes-St Nolff) 9 (Meucon-Vannes) were disturbed by 7 am Monday morning. Lines 10 (Ploeren, Vannes Theix) and 20 (Vannes Elven) are most impacted.
On line 10, a number of users are out of the bus to get other lines within Vannes.
Theix is not accessible. The access to the commercial area of Fourchêne being blocked, line 6 is partially deflected.
“We encourage users to be very careful about their displacement and to restrict demand transport to avoid find themselves blocked says Eric Le Roux, director of Kicéo network. We update every hour our website to inform users and adapt to the situation as you. “
10 h 10. Last circulating gendarmerie
The gendarmerie of Morbihan just published its last point on circuation blockages farmers. She advises motorists to the extent possible to borrow the Pompidou-Ménimur exit to the N165 to enter Vannes.
10 h. Agricultural enterprises join the movement
9 am 50. oyster farmers in the blockade
The oyster farmers took place between Vincin Arradon Vannes. They have dumped oyster shells on the road but no plugs while bloquentle farmers roundabout Park Lann, above Carrefour. Oyster farmers announced they will present up to 17 hours.
9 am 30. Negotiations to enter Vannes
Negotiations are ongoing, a local representative FDSEA with the Morbihan prefecture that farmers can enter Vannes. “We’re not here to degrade or break” they say. But the prefect who took last night an order prohibiting the movement of agricultural machinery in Vannes not listen.
9 am 20. The pros, cons
The new farmers’ movement triggered mixed reactions. “I understand! What I regret is that we put the bazaar. They burn, they break, it bothers me “ Stephanie admits. Other motorists are less understanding and throw in passing car: “It Hits ras-le-bol! “; “morons bands! “. Conversely, others clearly show their support: “Go for it guys! Again ! Again ! “ Farmers recognize that it hurts them to heart when people insult: ” This is ignorance. If we discuss three minutes, most people understand. “
9 am 10. Oyster farmers dump oyster shells
At the roundabout of the Three Kings in Saint-Ave, the out of the express-way-Pontivy Vannes is the complete blockage. A helicopter of the Gendarmerie flies over the area and the city of Vannes to have an overall view of the current difficulties. In the area of the peninsula of Conleau, it is the oyster farmers have dumped oyster shells on the road.
8 h 45 Vannes always calm
In Vannes, traffic is still quiet at 7am.
8 h 30. Live in traffic …
This time it jammed everywhere around Vannes. However, the tractors have left the outlet valves on the four lanes at the Pompidou exchanger, when one comes to Lorient. They concentrate their forces at the roundabout of the Three Kings in Saint-Ave
Thomas, caught in one of the multiple plugs formed around Vannes highlights. “I work so Savenay it’s been two or three days I’m stuck at Arzal where there were large demonstrations. I understand some farmers, but it starts to do much. “
An oyster farmer from Baden, near Vannes, noted philosopher: ” We were also called for demonstrations. So I understand that they want their piece of bread. I was prepared that it blocks. But that’s okay, we come a little late. “
8 h 15. The circumstances point
Tractors convoys blocking valves in five points. The N165 is turned off. The gendarmerie makes the point.
8 hours. The tone rises in Theix
Atlantheix area of a fire was lit. The tone rises between the first motorists who want to reach their places of work and farmers. “You start to have ras-le-bol of farmers’ loose a motorist passing. “It pleases us not to bother them like that but it’s the only way left for us … for them we would not be happy either,” recognizes Dominica farmer of 56 years.
One of his colleagues continued: “It is an identity that goes. We understand, but if we fight is also for them. Otherwise it is globalization that feed the “.
7 pm 50. Other targets
Some of these tractors Pompidou roundabout are positioned at the intersection of Van pool Ocean, near the exit of the four-way Nantes-Lorient. Somewhat taken aback oar prohibition from entering Vannes, protesters are reorganizing. A good fifteen tractors therefore spin to the roundabout of the Three Kings in Saint-Ave just off the dual carriageway Pontivy, Vannes, near the Super U supermarket side of the roundabout Kerluherne on the axis of Plescop before Leclerc hypermarket, many trash was dumped by farmers, seriously complicating traffic. The security force so allow cars to take the chicane to move.
7 am 40. Detours are in place
In order not to add to the difficulties motorists, authorities set up special detours for heavy weight.
7 pm 35. A tree across the road
Zone Atlantheix of farmers have positioned their vehicles across the floor. They also unloaded a massive tree trunk.
7 pm 30. CRS quit tractors
for now, the majority of tractors are positioned at the outlet of the heat exchanger ” Pompidou “ near the fire Vannes station on the N165. It can run on this axis in the direction Nantes-Brest with likely delays at interchanges. However the four lanes is blocked in the direction Nantes-Brest. For now, we can still go out in this heat exchanger Pompidou if coming from Lorient. Moreover, the police blocked tractors at the town of Plescop a few kilometers from Vannes. In accordance, therefore, with the order issued by the prefect of Morbihan yesterday, which prohibits traffic in the city to agricultural vehicles.
7 pm 20. filtering
of Atlanteix area, coming from Nantes, vehicles are filtered by the gendarmerie. Only residents can go.
7 pm 15. The prefect mapped the blockade
7 pm. Vannes is empty
Certainly it is the holidays, but at 7 am Monday morning, vehicles traveling rue Thiers, main axis of Vannes, are few .
6 h 45. Vannes ongoing blockade
Vannes blockade by farmers is taking place in Monday, February 15th. At 6 am, major interchanges and roads to enter and exit valves were to be blocked by farmers. Oyster farmers, traders, artisans and taxis also expected to join the movement.
6am. The police are taking stock
An important feature is in place. . Many policemen were deployed
Blockages are provided on the following areas:
1- Exchanger Kerlann (between Carrefour and Boulanger)
2- roundabout Vincin (Arradon road)
3- exchanger Pompidou (Pontivy drive)
4- exchanger Liziec and Toull Douar (road Rennes)
5- exchanger Atlantheix (Leroy Merlin)
6 – Roundabout of PIBS (Vannes Agglo)
the alternative routes to take
the only certainty coming Senna , it will normally be possible to enter Vannes through the back of the UBS or by the roundabout Racecourse.
from Questembert Sulniac and , take the avenue Edouard Michelin by Prat area.
For those coming from Saint-Nolff, Elven Monterblanc , you have to cross Saint-Ave then Echonova.
Motorists coming from l east of Vannes , cut through the area of Saint-Leonard to join Edouard Michelin Avenue. The Leroy Merlin exchanger will be blocked.
Coming from Pontivy , one must directly take exit Vannes Hyper U or go through Saint-Ave.
From Rennes , cut by Saint Nolff and Saint-Ave.
Finally, for those who come from West , it will take his sickness patiently because it might be complicated to get into Vannes.
For those who arrive by Plescop must be taken directly to the city center of Vannes by Laroiseau area.