In a brochure, the city of Rottenburg offers an overview of the various events for the vacations for the entire year 2023. Especially during the Whitsun vacations, there are creative days for elementary school children, with the Spielmobil children experiment self-determined and creative in a “hands-on laboratory” and the association TVR RoKiS presents a varied sports program, including climbing and bungee jumping. The program is for children and young people from 5 to 15 years. In some cases, there are additional vacation programs in the districts of Rottenburg. Children who have a district bonus card receive discounts. Registration for the… Read More
Photography, graffiti spraying, carpentry, theater and extensive opportunities to try out various sports at the sports holiday camp—the Tübingen Whitsun vacation program, organized by the city of Tübingen and various external providers, offers all of this. The varied and diverse offer (from May 29 to June 10) is for children and young people. There are both day courses and workshops lasting several days. Places are limited, so register as soon as possible. Many courses are either free or discounted for children and teens with Kreisbonuscard. Detailed information at: https://www.tuebingen.de/ferienangebote/#/Pfingstferien tun23050203 www.tuenews.de Neckarfront Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. 001096… Read More
After accidents or during operations, seriously injured or sick people need blood donations. Around 15,000 blood donations are needed every day in Germany, writes the German Red Cross (DRK). They save lives. How does a blood donation work? Before donating, you have to register. Those wishing to donate must bring a valid ID with them. They should be at least 18 and no more than 65 years old. After that, important health data such as body temperature, blood pressure, pulse and hemoglobin level in the blood are determined. Those willing to donate then fill out a questionnaire about their health… Read More
Under the motto “Show us who you are”, students looking for an apprenticeship can get in touch with 40 companies from the region in an uncomplicated way. In ten-minute conversations, they get to know the training opportunities on offer. The focus is on getting to know each other personally. Application folders and certificates are not required on this day. Having the application documents with you is useful for further contacts. On Wednesday, April 26, starting at 8:30 a.m., apprenticeships, internships and dual study programs will be presented at Sparkassen Carreé, Mühlbachäckerstraße 2. The offer reaches from handicraft and industry over… Read More
In Baden-Württemberg, there is a high risk of becoming infected with the brain infection TBE. This writes the Robert Koch Institute in a statement. This disease is transmitted by ticks. Ticks sit, for example, on blades of grass or in low bushes. They become active in early summer. Closed clothing can protect against them. It also helps not to walk through meadows or undergrowth, but to stay on paved paths. Experts recommend that people who spend a lot of time in their own backyards or in the countryside get vaccinated before the tick season, which runs from April to October.… Read More
In the event of severe storms, floods, a chemical accident or a dangerous major fire, the population has also been warned by cell broadcast since February 23 of this year. All cell phones and smartphones logged into the affected radio cells receive alerts with a short message and a beep. “With no other warning channel can we reach more people directly,” writes the responsible Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK). Nevertheless, sirens continue to wail in some places, the police drive through the town with loudspeaker trucks and there are warnings via app or on the radio.… Read More
In Baden-Württemberg, the youth ticket for local public transport (ÖPNV) will be available from March 1. With it, young people up to the age of 27 can travel throughout Baden-Württemberg for 365 euros a year, around the clock, on all days. In Tübingen, it is cheaper for students, trainees and people doing voluntary service. Prerequisite: You have to live in Tübingen and go to school there or do an apprenticeship or voluntary service. The city of Tübingen provides a subsidy. Then the youth ticket costs 264 euros per year (22 euros per month) for Tübingen residents, according to the public… Read More
People who immigrate from abroad or come to Germany as refugees are confronted with the challenge of looking for and finding a new apartment in Germany. Of course, having your own apartment is part of arriving and staying. However, the search for an apartment is often associated with many difficulties. Especially in the larger cities, housing is scarce and demand is high. The Federal Ministry of Housing, Urban Development and Construction (bmwsb) offers help and advice to migrants in their search for housing. In a brochure, there are many tips on how to find your own apartment as quickly as… Read More
Street lamps in Tübingen may not be switched off at night. This was ordered by the Tübingen regional council. The reason: according to current law, crosswalks must be illuminated in the dark. For technical reasons, however, individual lanterns in Tübingen cannot be controlled separately. Therefore, all street lamps remain on all night long. According to the city itself, switching off the lanterns had saved a lot of electricity: per night, the annual consumption of a four-person household. The reaction of Lord Mayor Boris Palmer can be found at https://www.tuebingen.de/1620.html#/38911. tun23012501 www.tuenews.de Tübingen bei Nacht. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian.… Read More
The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution on violence against protesters in Iran. Independent experts are to investigate the Iranian government’s violations of human rights. They are also to collect evidence to one day hold those responsible accountable. This is reported by the media. Germany and Iceland had submitted the request in Geneva. The majority of the member states of the Human Rights Council agreed. Since the beginning of the protests in Iran in mid-September, more than 300 people are reported to have died. Volker Türk, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, called for the… Read More
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