900 Emergency forces to carry out the emergency on saturday

Around 900 emergency personnel from the entire region will rehearse the emergency tomorrow, saturday, as part of a disaster control exercise with the participation of the bamberg hospital. The exercise will take place from about 9 a.M. To about 3 p.M. Along the main-danube canal in the communities of strullendorf, hirschaid and altendorf. Preparatory measurements will already be carried out today, friday, according to the announcement from the district administration office.

Due to the large number of emergency vehicles, there will be disruptions to local road traffic, especially in hirschaid. In addition, the georg-kugel-ring and the schleusenweg will be partially impassable. The mouth of the pond on the main-danube canal is blocked. The parking lots in the georg-kugel-ring facing the staatsstrabe and along the frankenlagune (on the canal side) are not available for use. Alternative parking spaces have been designated at the regnitzarena.

Almost two thirds do not want to do without a car

Almost two thirds do not want to do without a car

Almost two-thirds of the motorists surveyed (63.9 percent) could "rather not" or "definitely not" imagine giving up their cars for the sake of environmental protection, according to a civey poll for the "tagesspiegel" newspaper. 27.7 percent, on the other hand, considered this conceivable. At the same time, more than three-quarters of all respondents thought the federal government was doing too little for local transport or cyclists. Around 2500 people were surveyed.

The survey showed that green (a good 60 percent) and left-wing (just under 50 percent) voters in particular were prepared to give up most of their seats. On the other hand, 73.3 percent of CDU/CSU supporters and 80.3 percent of FDP voters find this inconceivable – among afd voters, the figure is as high as 86.9 percent. In the countryside in particular, hardly anyone wants to – or is able to – do without a car, while in the cities more than half do. Overall, the readiness in the east of germany is lower.

Spring cleaning at the local

Spring cleaning at the local

Spring sunshine awakens bamberger gastro scene to bustling activity. Some local communities are staying the course, but new meeting places are being created. As in one of bamberg’s most prominent locations. Standing beer on the upper brucke: the brewery kaiserdom now invites you to it. The rathausschanke is serving again.

"At weekends, window bar goes down well, guests enjoy beer on the bridge", explains marketing spokeswoman sabine heinel. "The concept consists of a bratwurst house with seven different bratwurst versions", she promotes the offer from the wild boar sausage to the currysobe – and also a vegetarian variant is there. In addition, also non-alcoholic, cake and coffee. The brewery, which is over 300 years old, has rebuilt the interior of the traditional house in a mixture of modern and traditional. The building, for a long time in the property of the imperial cathedral, was in the past leased out in different ways. "Now we run it under our own name", heinel reports.

Rail accident in spain: cell phone call apparently came from train driver

Rail accident in spain: cell phone call apparently came from train driver

Locomotive driver francisco jose garzon voluntarily appeared in court at the scene of the accident in santiago de compostela on wednesday to reveal the identity of the caller, spanish media reported, citing the high court of galicia.

79 people died in the accident a week ago. 13 injured still in critical condition in hospital on wednesday, according to official reports. Garzon admitted to a "lapse" during questioning by the investigating judge on sunday, but did not mention the telephone conversation. The call only came to light on tuesday during the analysis of the black box. 52-year-old garzon faces 79 counts of involuntary manslaughter.

The ones no one sees: bamberg’s homeless

"The worst were the nights, the icy nights, when I walked the streets looking for a place to sleep", reports toni weib (name changed by the editors). Sometimes the man from bamberg stayed with acquaintances – for a short time. At times, however, all doors remained closed to him. Agonizingly slowly the time passed after midnight, after the passers-by disappeared – sometime also the last night owls. "I walked and walked through the cold, more asleep than awake, until the forces made me fall in love." Then toni nodded off in a doorway or a public toilet. "I leaned against a wall and closed my eyes until I picked myself up again."

Toni W.A schoolboy, a high school graduate, a student of pedagogy, a public service employee, then, after suffering from cancer, unemployed and, some time later, homeless. "Everything became too much. I couldn't cope anymore, I let things slide", says the 50-year-old. Alcohol helped to suppress for a few moments, but only made toni's problems worse. "So I crashed", says the bamberger. For almost a year he had no permanent place to stay, but used the "warmestube" of "people in need", to shower, eat and talk to others, while he otherwise remained silent, preferring to stay alone. Finally, toni knew that now he also belonged to those who overlook many wealthy burghers.

Environmental groups call for drastic measures against plastic gauze

To avoid plastic gauze, environmental groups call for drastic reductions. Strict regulation and bans had to be used to massively reduce plastic production and consumption, nature conservation organizations such as BUND, greenpeace and deutsche umwelthilfe explained in berlin on wednesday. On a list of demands to the federal government to pay a levy on particularly environmentally harmful disposable items such as plastic touts, disposable plastic bottles and coffee-to-go cups. A reasonable amount for a levy should be at least 20 cents, according to environmentalists.

According to the associations, plastic is one of the most serious and visible ecological burdens and overflows the environment – on land, in the sea and in the air. "Plastic avoidance is climate protection", said jurgen resch, managing director of deutsche umwelthilfe. In order to stop the flood of plastic, the entire value chain must be taken into consideration; previous political measures have not been sufficient. For example, disposable and packaging products should be replaced by reusable systems within a binding time frame and microplastic applications should be banned.

Negotiations on additional claims

The new chairman of the audit committee (RPA) in pretzfeld is steffen lipfert (). An election had become necessary because the market town councilor and former chairman karl-ludwig grodd (WPA) had applied for his dismissal in may. In the meeting in june he had presented his reasons orally.
In order to find a successor, the election had been postponed to the most recent meeting. This gave the members of the RPA time to deliberate. Therefore, at this meeting, the board decided to remove grodd from office and appointed lipfert as the new chairman.
In the course of the meeting, market town councilor mathias reznik also made an oral request for his removal from office as grodd’s deputy. This was granted. Hans-jurgen muller (SPD/okologen) was unanimously appointed as his successor.
At its meeting in february, the market town council decided that an expert should be called in to assess what should be done following water damage to the fire station. This was noticed at the beginning of december. However, the cause or possible responsible parties could not be clarified.
After an inspection with the engineering firm commissioned by the construction company juttner und straub, it was recommended to the municipality that a control grid should be installed on the flat roof terrace at the drain in order to improve safety. Auberdem is to be made a notuberlauf at the brustung. Estimated cost was 1 500 euro. The surveyor now also confirmed these measures.

40000 euros for street lamps?

First mayor rose stark (SPD/okologen) informed the board that the administration had received an unsolicited bid for the renewal of the street lighting system in poppendorf. Eight lights to be removed and 13 to be installed. The cost was estimated at almost 40 000 euros.
Stark reported that the administration had replied "that for reasons of legal certainty, before a decision is made on awarding a contract, it is necessary to wait and see how the government or the state parliament regulates the compensation for the loss of the tramway extension contributions".

Black-yellow coalition seething after nrw debacle

Black-yellow coalition seething after nrw debacle

"I am no longer prepared to simply go over to the order of the day". We have to do better, also in berlin," said bavaria’s minister-president on monday evening on ZDF television. He again called for a meeting of the party leaders of the CDU, CSU and FDP to solve urgent problems such as the energy transition. Because of its faltering implementation, environment minister norbert rottgen (CDU), who was also NRW’s top candidate, is coming under further pressure.

"We shouldn’t talk about something that isn’t already there," seehofer said, referring to the CDU’s plunge to 26.3 percent in sunday’s election in germany’s most populous state. This was a disaster. "My answer is simply that we don’t act now as if nothing happened yesterday, but we have to draw consequences from it," seehofer told ZDF’s "heute journal".

Consumer users: more state aid for electricity costs

consumer users: more state aid for electricity costs

"There is evidence that the levy was allowed to be 5 cents per kilowatt hour," said the energy expert of the verbraucherzentrale bundesverband, holger krawinkel, to the deutsche presse agentur in berlin. With the levy laid down in the renewable energies act (EEG), consumers pay for the demand for energy from the sun, biomass and wind through the price of electricity. Krawinkel therefore brought a reduction or suspension of the electricity tax into play.

This year the levy is 3.59 cents per kilowatt hour. For a household with a consumption of 3500 kilowatt hours, the demand costs add up to 125 euros per year. A deficit of 1.5 to two billion euros could build up in the pay-as-you-go account by the end of the year, said krawinkel. There are several reasons for this. "On the one hand, we have already had much more wind and solar energy production in the spring than was assumed."This is due to the weather, but also to the construction of new solar plants. The government therefore wants to reduce the requirement by up to 30 percent. But the states are blocking this because they fear for their solar companies.