Steinbachers build new children’s playground

Steinbachers build new children's playground

Jochen and christian dressel, the two municipal workers, shovel sandy soil from the already roughly excavated soil into the wheelbarrow. A swing is to be erected here on the grassy area near the steinbach through road.

A playground and fitness area is being built here, just a few meters from the schwabach river. "Steinbach had a rough playground on private land. When that was then sold as a building site, the playground had to be dismantled", remembers mayor gertrud werner (UWG). Her predecessor alfred schramm had already been looking for a suitable place for a new playground. Only now, however, has it been possible to lease a site for a new playground on a long-term basis. The lease will run for ten years.

This good news was accompanied by a portion of luck. When werner inquired about the possibilities, she learned that the erlangen recreation association provides financial support for playgrounds. So the community decided to build a playground and fitness center. Werner sent off the list with the desired offers for play and leisure activities on the new square with the application.
At a price of 33,788 euros comes the tree removal. 50 percent of the costs borne by the local recreation association.

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Georg sittler has been a referee for 45 years

Georg sittler has been a referee for 45 years

90 years of the bad kissingen referee group. Truly a good reason to celebrate. And with style. The anniversary evening in oberthulba was also attended by a large number of honorary guests from the world of politics, who documented their close ties to the referees. Already a "member of the guild" for 45 years georg sittler, who like many of his comrades-in-arms was honored that evening. And who likes to chat about his curious career start in the then still black uniform. "Alois brand and michl kopplinger, members of the TSV ebenhausen management team, asked me at a hunting party whether I could imagine becoming a referee after I had to stop playing soccer at an early age. A few days later I was registered", recalls the 70-year-old. A week later georg sittler received his first game from chairman willi burger. In langenleiten. Without having taken the referee’s examination. "I only bought a rule book and the corresponding clothing later on. At the test we were a good dozen, only I was left over." Even today, the ebenhauser is closely connected to the group "because it’s fun for me and the camaraderie in the group is great."

Red card for the referee

Ten years ago, georg sittler ended his career as a referee, but he still looks after the young referees and dresses up in the costume of saint nicholas at the christmas celebrations. Among the anecdotes georg sittler has up his sleeve are the two match abandonments. "The one was a seifriedsburg, there i had a torn muscle fiber. The other, of all things, in my very last game after a brawl in stralsbach against the second team of FC 06 bad kissingen." Sittler also has to smile at the memory of the player who held the red card under his nose – which had fallen out of the ebenhauser’s pants. And the rehearsals with the house and court orchestra of the referee group, which he founded, in his mother’s kitchen or in the little garden house next door. The 70-year-old likes the fact that today’s generation is being challenged professionally. On the jubilee evening tim schoch was honored by norbert krockel as a special promotion to the district league, finn bottcher together with nikita kolodenzyi whistled the most games in the past season. Which, of course, is also a compliment to sebastian wieber, the instructor of the group, who acted as moderator through the evening of honor. "I think we have presented ourselves as a group very well. It was an entertaining evening and we received very positive feedback", said wieber.

The management team around chairman alexander arnold had invested a year of preparation time with plenty of meetings to organize this event down to the last detail. "It was a successful and well run evening, for which we received a lot of praise", said arnold, for whom the referee’s daily routine returned just a few days later as head of the bavarian league match between SC eltersdorf and SV seligenporten. Key statements by the guests of honor at the anniversary event of the bad kissingen group

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Spring cleaning for a clean bath kissingen 2019

spring cleaning for a clean bath kissingen 2019

Beautiful weather and lots of mull: on saturday they were out and about again, the 197 members from 22 associations, collecting mull. Equipped with warning vests and gloves, everything that had been thoughtlessly disposed of in nature was picked up around bad kissingen. One association collected a particularly large number of dog waste bags that dog owners had simply left on the side of the road instead of disposing of them in the waste garbage cans provided.

After the gauze had been separated and disposed of in the service area, the helpers were again treated to a snack sponsored by the butcher’s shop hirtle and the bakery peter schmitt. On behalf of the city, the third mayor thomas leiner thanked the associations for their commitment. For the 93 kids who helped with this campaign, he had brought a surprise: a day pass for the terraced swimming pool. The chairman of the association’s advisory board, manfred stenke, thanked all the associations for their participation in this action, the employees of the service company for their help in disposing of the collected gauze, and the members of the european union who, as every year, took over the catering.

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Correctional officers push to the top

Correctional officers push to the top

There are 31 correctional facilities in bavaria, and all of them sent their representatives to the annual rude event, the vergleichsschieben, which this time took place in volkach. The two-day event was hosted by the ebrach correctional facility (JVA).

350 participants

"Volkach was a natural choice," said gerhard weigand, head of the correctional facility. "This city is a wonderful venue and, as a federal army base, it also has a modern shooting range where all our service weapons can be fired."350 participants shot their coarse-caliber pistols and rifles from all positions over the weekend. The scorching heat on friday and the rainy day on saturday had demanded everything from the participants.

Thomas baier from the ebrach correctional facility, who was in charge of the push, and his team had their hands full. "Thank god everything went off without a hitch," he puffed out on saturday afternoon, and the federal soldiers assigned as observers were amazed at what the "justicers" were up to.

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Sand am main: church renovation leads to discussions with the diocese – believers must relocate

Sand am main: church renovation leads to discussions with the diocese - believers must relocate

Where before there was one painting after another, now there are only dreary patches of white left behind. This is what the walls of the sander church looked like 40 years ago. Since the beginning of the second week of january, the parish church of saint nicholas has been under continuous renovation. Even if you can’t see it from the outside, a project worth millions has begun inside the building.

The church was last renovated in 1980, says pastor michael erhart as he walks down the central aisle toward the two incrusted side altars. Nave and roof tiles have already lasted 90 years. "But the construction work has only just begun", says erhart. "No miracles can have happened yet."

Church heating has had its day

No mold or water damage – yet renovation is urgently needed. Two bare spots above the organ make the masonry shine out as if to prove it. Especially the heating system must be replaced, says pastor erhart. "Every year it’s exciting to see if she’ll even start again."

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Muder kaymer with tough start in koln – siem better

Muder kaymer with tough start in koln - siem better

Germany’s golf star from mettmann struggled in his home match, especially with his concentration on putts, which missed a few times. With 71 strokes, the 2008 winner of the BMW international open at GC gut larchenhof finished in a share of 66th place on thursday. Place. The australian marcus fraser and fabrizio zanotti from paraguay took the lead with rounds of 64 at eight strokes under par.

Four days after the 15. 27-year-old kaymer made a depleted impression at the US open. Ratingen’s marcel siem (68) did better in the same flight, but missed a better score on the last holes and goes into the second round from 16th place – as does alex cejka from munich.

"I just lacked a bit of energy," said kaymer, who woke up as early as two o’clock and couldn’t get back to sleep: "i went jogging. At this time of day you can’t think of much else you could do." All in all he only managed two birdies with one bogey in gay weather. "I had hoped for more, of course."

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Thurnau castellan shows the somewhat different hollywood film

Thurnau castellan shows the somewhat different hollywood film

He is castellan at thurnau castle and friends with a hollywood star: ralf wirth, who directed the shooting of the movie "the happy prince" was able to get up close and personal with director and actor rupert everett as well as oscar award winner colin firth in 2016. These took place not only in italy, belgium and france, but also in thurnau.

Friends with star director

Many scenes were filmed in the bower and north wing of the graflich giech palace complex, which served as a film set. "I was involved in production every day", says ralf wirth, who, together with his wife ute, was also invited by rupert everett to the film premiere in munich. "I have become friends with him", the thurnauer, who was allowed to slip into the role of the comparsen and play a potato trader in the strip, states.

Thurnau was hardly to be seen

Anyone who has seen the film will have noticed one thing: that it was shot in thurnau was barely noticeable. And so ralf wirth is pleased to be able to present the film to all those interested on friday, 27. December, a glimpse behind the scenes of hollywood production can be seen. He's showing "the slightly different film to the film", presents the making of, in which the thurnau castle also comes into play. "I am honored to have been given the rights to present", explains the castellan, who is allowed to show photos from the original film as well as a separate film "where you can, for example, look over the cameraman's shoulder as he works". The black-and-white film with the original voices of the actors also gives an impression of the daily routine of the actors, extras and filmmakers. He wants to entertain the visitors in the private performance with "a composition created by me in the form of film and images" surprise. Wirth also includes funny scenes that didn't appear in the original.

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North korea apparently restarts nuclear reactor

north korea apparently restarts nuclear reactor

They showed that female smoke was rising from a building near the reactor hall, where the steam turbines and electric generators are kept hours. "North korea now appears to have commissioned the reactor," chimed in on the site.

The international atomic energy agency (IAEA) did not initially confirm the reports. The agency has no inspectors in north korea, IAEA chief yukiya amano said in vienna. "Since we don’t have clear insights, we can’t make up our minds."A spokesman said the IAEA was monitoring north korea’s nuclear programs through satellite imagery.

According to the interfax agency, an official of the russian ministry of nuclear energy expressed concern: "the problem is that this reactor from the 1950s may be in a terrible condition today. An accident had terrible consequences for the whole korean peninsula."Russia does not have any concrete evidence that the reactor is back in operation.

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Interns from the rhon for the rhon

Interns from the rhon for the rhon

Commerzbank has been organizing and financing a nationwide environmental internship for 29 years now. This year, around 70 interns will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the work of the german national parks, nature parks and biosphere reserves. Since 1994, the rhon biosphere reserve in hesse, together with the rhon nature and habitat association as a project partner of commerzbank, has been awarding two internships a year to students. This year, two interns from the region were given the opportunity to get to know the land of the open distant from a new perspective.

Elke schafer, head of commerzbank fulda, and martin kremer, managing director of the rhon nature and habitat association, buried this year’s environmental interns lara niedling and tina hartung in rhon.

Lara niedling is in the final phase of her studies in environmental protection technology at the university of stuttgart and has already applied for various master’s degree programs. "The internship was a great way for me to decide what to do next in my master’s degree, tells the 22 year old. In the rhon biosphere reserve, from may to july, they were able to look into various areas and participate in several projects. She accompanied regional manager antje voll to consultations with regional applicants and helped prepare and organize the rhon sheep exhibition and the genieber weeks. She also got an insight into the practical work of environmental protection and nature conservation. As part of the LIFE project, an EU program to protect bird species living in the rhonian open spaces, they built fences for heck cattle and planted fodder plants for the highly endangered scabiosa fritillary butterfly. She also did extensive research on topics related to biodiversity in the region, which served as the basis for a series of articles in the fuldaer newspaper.

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The adac-truck comes to two cities in the county

The ADAC’s inspection service is on the road again. ADAC nordbayern tests brakes and bumpers free of charge in northern bavaria. The adac truck is on the road again this year and can be found in bad kissingen and bad bruckenau.

The service is on monday, 2. And tuesday, 3. Marz in bad kissingen next to the cogeneration plant in kasernenstrabe and from wednesday, 4., until friday, 6. Marz, in bad bruckenau, at the parking lot of the rewe market. The callers are on site from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.

The prufdienst of the ADAC nordbayern e.V. Has been on the road for over 40 years in around 100 towns and communities, making a significant contribution to road safety through free vehicle inspections.

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