Cholet. The top 5 most viral articles on Facebook in 2021

2021 is (again) the year of Covid-19, but not only! In Cholet (Maine-et-Loire) many other news marked you this year. To find out, we went to see which posts were the most viral on the Facebook page. West France Cholet, in 2021. Those who have accumulated the most shares, comments and reactions. And in the top 5, none is related to the words vaccine, health pass or Covid-19. We go back in time …

1. Wounded by a firearm, a 33-year-old man found dead in Place Travot

A topical year is necessarily embellished by dozens of news items. It is one of the most read and most shared sections in every medium. There are those that we would like never to write but that we cannot ignore. As the story of this 33-year-old man injured by a firearm, found dead on Place Travot, in Cholet.

The firefighters were called in the night of Friday 23 to Saturday 24 July 2021 Place Travot. Upon arrival, the medical unit declared the man dead, following an altercation. These facts particularly struck you and aroused your reactions.

2. From Angers to Cholet, up to 9 cm of snow expected in the department

The weather (often) conditions our daily life. The arrival of snow is at the same time synonymous with magic (by transforming the landscapes) and prudence (disturbed road traffic…).


Snow fell in Cholet on Thursday February 11. Here at Arcades Rougé. © Archives Ouest-France

Beginning of February 2021, the snow is invited in Maine-et-Loire. Several centimeters covered Angers, Cholet and the north of the department. Up to 9 cm of snow were expected in the department.

3. The singer and actress Lorie dedication

The short announcement of the arrival of singer and actress Lorie in Cholet interested you. Popular, accessible, the 39-year-old artist enjoys a good image with the public.

photo"> photo the singer and actress lorie was at a signing session in cholet, saturday november 20.  © west-france archives

The singer and actress Lorie was at a signing session in Cholet, Saturday, November 20. © Archives Ouest-France

On the occasion of the release of his book It’s not (so) complicated in pocket format, it held a signing session on November 20, 2021, at the Cultura store. And the fans were there!

4. In Cholet, jobs in all fields

Reporting on economic issues, and particularly employment and the companies that hire, is at the heart of our concerns. Even in digital version due to the health context linked to the Covid-19 epidemic, the third Employment Forum, in Cholet, announced from April 6 to 17, was expected.

photo"> photo the brangeon group participated in the online job forum, between april 6 and 17, in cholet.  © brangeon

The Brangeon group participated in the Online Job Forum, between April 6 and 17, in Cholet. © Brangeon

At least forty companies from all sectors, in full recruitment, were announced: from Nicoll (plastics) to Brangeon (transport), from Charal to Brioche Pasquier (agrifood)… An announcement which, we hope, has you been helpful.

5. Marie-Josèphe, the missing octogenarian, has been found

Here again, the various facts occupy an important place in your centers of interest. The story of Marie-Josèphe bears witness to this. Missing since Saturday July 24, this 81-year-old lady was found alive in Torfou on Friday July 30. She got lost in the attic of the nursing home (accommodation facility for dependent elderly people) where she was staying. But the story ends sadly: the old lady died the evening of her discovery.


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