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Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.


Utrecht Pop into Pop-Up

Pop-up Gaard? I hear you ask. Where and what is that? Well, it’s been up for a few days now and can be found in Leidsche Rijn Centrum, on the new shopping mall at Wenenpromenade...


Utrecht makes the best Ice Cream

Ice cream! Don’t you just love it. Am I alone in waiting for sunny days ahead when I can enjoy sampling the marvels of my local gelato store? In Italy we saw a celebration...


Utrecht Beer drinkers sit back and enjoy!

Great news if you are a drinker of beer who doesn’t want to leave the comfort of your own home! Utrecht-based MiniBrew have just raises €2.6M funding as the Dutch startup develops the first...


Speedy internet comes to Utrecht

There is some big tech news as VodafoneZiggo laid out its plans to deploy Docsis 3.1 from 2020, starting in your very own city of Utrecht VodafoneZiggo will start rolling out its new fixed...


Utrecht 1 Amsterdam 0

In a remarkable display of one-upmanship, Utrechts Hoog Catharijne has turned the shopping tables on Amsterdam by picking up shoppers from Pieter Cornelis Hooftstraat and bringing them here. As Utrecht shopping centre is open...


Utrecht, a global leader, so what?

All you Utrechters will be pleased to know that The Netherlands now ranks in second place on the Global Innovation Index This I feel is a reflection of what we see in the city...


Sun shines on Utrecht Start Up

Utrecht-based startup Solease secures €2M crowdfunding: As energy will be one of the most expensive resources in the coming years, the demand for solar panels is growing. However, installation of solar panels are expansive,... - News - Business - Utrecht toy shop to close 0

Utrecht toy shop to close

Sad, but true, it seems like Utrechters are falling out of love with toys. Or at least with toy shopping as a recent report has stated that the future is looking bleak for toy... - News - Business - Koning Willem Alexander 0

King Willem-Alexander: UK should remain in the EU

King Willem-Alexander spoke to the British press on Monday and has interesting views on how the relationship between the UK and The Netherlands will survive Brexit. He feels that Britain’s trading relationship with the...


Millions spent in Property Sales

Business is booming in Utrecht with two massive sales of property in the city. Bouwinvest have paid over 150 Million Euros on a Central Park Office scheme. The property is next to Central Station...