Less poison on highway 3 this year

Less poison on highway 3 this year

Actually they look quite cute, the small, fluffy caterpillars of the oak processionary moth – but their hairs can cause severe rashes with itching in humans when they come into contact with the skin. Therefore, the nests of the animals are removed for years, among other things with the poison diflubenzuron. This biocide is also said to be harmful to humans, according to the german nature and biodiversity conservation union (BN).

For the past two years, the organization has also been campaigning in the hochstadt area to dispense with the coarse spraying of the poison "with success", according to richard mergner, state representative of the BN, at a press conference on tuesday.

A safe picnic
For the presentation of the results of this commitment, the BN had come up with something special: at a highway parking lot on the A 3, they met for a picnic under oaks that had been sprayed with diflubenzuron for years. "Now, however, you can take a rest here again without danger", says tom konopka, regional officer of the BN.

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“Holzart” must make way for schweighofer

It was planned to present the wooden sculptures of the international art project "holzart XXI" to show until the end of october at the entrance to the rosenberg fortress. Numerous feedbacks have confirmed to the initiator ingo cesaro that the invited sculptors have not only maintained the quality, but have even increased it for this year’s number twenty-one.

Sculptures, such as "donar’s slate vertebrae by daniel amadeus michel, a combination of oak and slate, are highlights of the exhibition. He has combined two important former sources of income from the frankenwald, the timber industry and the slate industry, in his sculpture.

Prize winner jolanta switajski

Or this year’s prize winner of the 8. "Holzart"-the winner of the first prize, jolanta switajski (poland/eczech republic), with her two sculptures "noiseless – created in front of the forestry company nordhalben – and "convivial – created in front of the multi-purpose hall near the weibenbrunn town hall. Both groups of figures were made from one oak trunk. The prize was sponsored for the eighth time by the KMW foundation marktrodach. These sculptures alone, ranging from the abstract to the representational, show a cross-section of contemporary wood art.

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Drogba relies on bundesliga help at the cape

Drogba relies on Bundesliga help at the Cape

For the ex-chelsea FC star, who is now active in china, the tournament in south africa is about banishing a curse. Drogba has already had his hands on the cup twice – and failed in both 2006 (against agypt) and 2012 (against zambia) as a heiber title candidate in the penalty shootout. "There are still some titles i want to win and the africa cup is right up there," drogba told tv station "eurosport".

This time the roles are clearly distributed again. "We accept our position as favorites. We have great players who have won a lot with their clubs," said the french coach of the ivory coast, sabri lamouchi. Until the first game on tuesday against togo, the elephants can relax and watch the competition. The cape cup opens on saturday with a match between hosts sud africa and rude aubenseiter cape verde.

Auber boka and ya konan are just two other bundesliga pros at the continental tournament: aristide bance of FC augsburg and cedric makiadi of SC freiburg. Makiadi and the democratic republic of congo will face the second title contender ghana on sunday. Ghana made it to the quarterfinals of the 2010 world cup in south africa – but lost to uruguay in an unfortunate penalty shootout. Other opponents of kongo are niger and the team from mali, which will probably find it difficult to concentrate on fubball in view of the armed conflicts in its home country.

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Making leisure time safer

Making leisure time safer

There is no question that children and young people must be protected from all kinds of assaults. Finding someone to volunteer for children and youth today is becoming increasingly difficult. Against this background and on the occasion of a new law for a more active protection of the youngest citizens, which is in force since this year, the youth welfare committee was challenged. The youth and family department of the district office had developed a recommendation that should also be passed on to the municipalities. It was passed unanimously.

The recommendation contains concrete suggestions for prevention, so that persons with a serious criminal record are not employed in youth welfare activities, including community vacation programs. This means that for certain activities, adult caregivers must present extended certificates of good conduct: if the caregivers care for children and adolescents alone, without the participation of the parents, or not in public, or for more than one day.

"This is a very difficult topic", deputy district administrator johann pfister (BBL), who chaired the meeting, stated right at the beginning and referred to the current topic of "fish passes. It's still early days, he made clear. The discussion showed that the ideas developed in this meeting will probably have to be fleshed out later.
Bernd fricke (grune) praised the regulation put up for debate, but found it not so easy to handle.

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Edmund ulm leads the fate of the market town of igensdorf

Edmund ulm leads the fate of the market town of igensdorf

Edmund ulm appears unobtrusive, almost modest, when the 53-year-old talks about his life on his way to becoming the head of the igensdorf town hall. Let it come to you, participate, observe, take responsibility. The CSU politician takes time to reflect and explain.

"I wasn’t going to do it that way anymore,", looking back, he openly admits his professional career and ambitions. Ulm will die on 3. Born on october 1966, she grew up as the only son on a farm in the igensdorf suburb of dachstadt. His family has a dairy farm, where he has been helping out since he was a child. "In my mind it was clear: one day i would take over the farm", he remembers.

His path seemed preordained. Edmund ulm completes an industrial mechanic apprenticeship at "kugelmuller (today GMN) in nurnberg. He still works at the ball bearing manufacturer today, most recently as deputy workshop manager. Today he reflects: "it never drove me out, because I didn’t really have the time and thought about further education." The rough career change is now imminent: after 37 years with the same company, from 1. May his new job as full-time mayor of the market town of igensdorf.

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Prices for number portability when switching providers too high

Prices for number portability when switching providers too high

If customers want to take their old cell phone number with them when they change their cell phone provider, the companies ask them to pay for it.

Because the federal network agency considers these charges to be too high for many companies, the agency has initiated several proceedings. "We want to lower the hurdles for switching providers," a netzagentur spokesman told the deutsche presse agency. "Our approach is aimed at lowering charges across the entire market."

According to the law, consumers may only be charged for costs that are actually incurred when they switch providers. So far, some providers still charge up to 30 euros.

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Aischgrund carp has found new friends

Aischgrund carp has found new friends

There was carp kir, carp cocktails, carp wraps and carp doner. But that was only one side of the historical-culinary pleasure tour, a premiere organized by the team of the agency karpfenland travel. At the side of city leader monika mennel and with the support of the local association the group got to know the pearl of the aischgrund from its most beautiful side.

Thereby even local people could discover specialities and hidden beauties. In addition to some hochstadters, nine "seasoned" ones also had gentlemen from the leila club from gaubuttelbrunn in lower franconia booked the pleasure tour through hochstadt. They became aware of the adventure tour through the internet. "Senior friendly" one of the participants joked that he had been there.

To say it in advance: everybody was enthusiastic in the end. At the market square, they were poured a welcome drink of karpfenkir – hochstadt sparkling wine with small raspberry carpels. In front of the old town hall the town clerk (pia hackenberg) welcomed the visitors. Under the constant clatter of the storks, the tour continued to the town museum, the former town hall, as monika mennel likes to know. By the way, already the third building on this site, which is home museum since 1993.

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Cross for uwe knab

Cross for uwe knab

Uwe knab, the district fire chief from michelau in lichtenfels, has been awarded the cross of the cross of the cross for special services to the fire service. "Your many years of commitment deserve our special thanks and recognition", said the president of the upper franconian government, heidrun piwernetz, at the presentation of the cross in bayreuth.

Uwe knab joined the fire department on 15. July 1972 as an active member of the michelau fire department. In 1987, he was appointed chief fire officer and elected commander of the michelau fire department. His appointment as district fire chief took place on 22. April 1994 by the then district fire chief siegfried kerner.

Since his appointment, the honoree has been responsible for all EDP matters in the district of lichtenfels as district fire chief EDP. Due to his professional knowledge, which he constantly expanded and deepened by attending a large number of courses at state firefighting schools, he had acquired a great deal of esteem in the course of his service, said government president piwernetz.

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Changes from 1.11.: new at netflix and amazon prime, gaming with google stadia, care in germany

From 1. November 2019 there are again new laws and regulations in germany as well as interesting new releases: we have summarized the already known changes for you and will keep an eye out for regular updates.

Series launches, movies and new seasons at netflix in november

In november, the series and film provider netflix is once again providing us with new seasons of many series:

  • Atypical – season three starts on the 1. November 2019
  • We are the wave – new netflix original starts on 1. November
  • American son – in this film, a couple searches for their son. From 1. November.
  • The end of the F***ing world – season two starts on 5. November 2019
  • She-ra and the rebel princesses – season four launches on 5. November 2019
  • The crown – season three starts on 12. November 2019
  • High seas – season two starts on 22. November 2019
  • The prince of the dragons – season three starts on 22. November 2019
  • Narcos: mexico – season two expected to start in november
  • The last kingdom – season four expected to start in november

Series launches, movies and new seasons on amazon prime in november

Rough netflix competitor amazon is also vying for customers' attention with its video on demand (vod)* offering. In our experience, our competitors always announce their content a little later, which is why we update the list on an ongoing basis.

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The company reitz offers good prospects without outsourcing

the company reitz offers good prospects without outsourcing

Year after year the company reitz loses about 2000 customers. It sounds bad, but it is part of the company's strategy. "Who buys windows with us, we do not see only once 30 years more ", says stefan reitz, the manager of the medium-sized company in the eltmann business park directly near limbach.

Because windows are quite a durable product, even after 30 years not broken, but that's about the time span, after which windows are considered "no longer zeitgemab" in both technical and material terms, explains stefan reitz. For his company, this means in plain language: "we have to start anew every year and acquire 2000 new customers."

The window maker feeds himself lazily. Especially if the customers are predominantly from the private sector, for whom no industrial mass-produced goods are manufactured that are sold in large numbers to intermediaries. At reitz, every sale of windows or doors is preceded by a consultation meeting, where precise planning is carried out, (special) customer requirements are taken into account, and everything from production to installation is handled by the company itself. And that with an annual production capacity of 41,000 units for windows alone.

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