Wednesday, August 21, 2019

BAD NEWS BLOGGER NEEDS SOME REST
Will RETURN IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

Monday, August 19, 2019

CHAOS AT OFFICE OF DRIVERS LICENCES


It has become known that the Central Office of Drivers Licences (CBR) has major organizational problems. Medical files have been switched between individuals. There are also huge problems with digitalization. The government parties have now demanded that the minister of transport Cora van Nieuwenhuizen will report every month on developments at the CBR. The minister said that she was shocked by the chaos.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

ALKMAAR STADIUM CLOSED DUE TO ADDITIONAL RISKS


After the roof of the soccer stadium in Alkmaar caved in an investigation was undertaken by the Investigation Council for Safety (OVV).  An additional two broken places in the roof were found as well as two suspected positions. The OVV says that the possibility exists that other parts of the roof will collapse. It is not yet known how long it will take to repair the stadium. In the meantime the stadium has been closed entirely.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

EU Regulation may lead to Plague of Rats in the Netherlands


In line with EU policy, the Dutch government has prohibited the last effective chemical products against rats and mice. Bastiaan Meerburg, the director of the Center for Knowledge and Advice about Animal Plagues (KAD) says that this will lead to a huge calamity.  He added: “unfortunately one will only realize this when rats and mice run over the streets.”



Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Roof of stadium collapses as construction criticism ignored


Part of the roof of the stadium of the top league soccer club AZ in Alkmaar has collapsed.  An Elderman of Alkmaar at the time disclosed that there were major criticisms about the safety of the construction of the stadium when it was built.  The report which mentioned this was ignored.



Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Urgent debate requested after series of shootings in Amsterdam


The entire municipal council of Amsterdam has requested an urgent debate with Mayor Femke Halsema (Green Left) about five shootings in the space of four days in Amsterdam.  One person was killed and several were wounded. In addition, an explosive was taken apart.


Monday, August 12, 2019

Police Unions Claim Officers Have to Come Back from Holiday


The two police unions, NPB and ACP, claim that in summer the shortage of personnel is particularly bad.  Thus, policemen have to serve overtime and give up their free days between shift duty.  Sometimes they even have to interrupt their vacations.  The national police leadership and the police units in various areas do not agree to asking police officers to return from holidays.
https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/1305670644/agenten-gevraagd-terug-te-komen-van-vakantie