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Jon Wilkins

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.

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Autism Education in Utrecht

Tomorrow at the Neighbourhood Centre De Weide Wereld in Leidsche Rijn there is a workshop for anyone who wants to get more understanding of autism. The Autism Experience Circuit will deliver Ten concrete tips which...

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Utrecht, wash your hands!

Did you know that today is Global Handwashing Day? The day is marked by worldwide celebrations, events, and advocacy campaigns. In 2017, more than 500 million people promoted the simple, life-saving act of handwashing...

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An Englishwoman in Utrecht

Christine is English and has moved back and forth to Utrecht since her Mum, little sister and step father moved here in the 1980’s when my step father started working for Apple Computers. Her...

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Hot Dog alert in Utrecht!

There was almost a tragedy in Utrecht yesterday as the police saved dog just in time from a sweltering car in Utrecht We must be aware that this late summer heat, though very pleasant...

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Leidsche Rijn history celebrated

Leidsche Rijn will soon have its own glossy magazine full of historical facts about the area. Evalien van ‘t Veen, is the editor-in-chief and is also a district council member, and she is proud...

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Is Utrecht’s most beautiful tree Doomed?

  It’s been standing there for almost two hundred years, but we now have to ask ourselves how much longer will the red beech tree near the Rosarium be able to survive? Conservationists were...

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Fireworks: Fun or a Curse?

The municipality of Utrecht is wondering whether or not to impose a ban on fireworks. What do you think? And if you have an opinion you had better speak up. Edwin says Ban them?!...

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Is Utrecht Intolerant?

After the Day of Diversity it is still sad to announce that, according to the PinkPanel 2018 survey, 42% of respondents experienced discrimination, intolerance or an unsafe feeling in regard to their sexuality. How...

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Roman bridge discovered in Utrecht

Whilst continuing Utrechts massive building programme, yet another bridge from Roman times has been discovered, this time in the Leidsche Rijn residential area. It may have been built somewhere around the years 100 and...