Category: Society

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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Utrecht Rainbow Agenda

Today the Municipality of Utrecht presents rainbow agenda for 2019-2022 This contains existing and new actions that should increase the acceptance, visibility and safety of LGBT people in Utrecht. With the new actions, priority...

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 A Cycle tour to Utrecht

The Netherlands really is the envy of the world when it comes to cycling and the cycling infrastructure that has been put in place. The Mecca for cyclists though has to be Utrecht and...

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Utrecht goes High Rise

For lovers of tall buildings the news couldn’t be any better. For lovers of tradition and history, things have got as little worse as Utrecht gets its first building higher than the Dom The...

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Utrecht Hot Spot Highlights

In yet another forward thinking partnership, the municipality of Utrecht, together with Het Utrechts Archief, has established a hotspot monitor and is one of the first municipalities in the Netherlands to do this. The...

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Utrecht Wine Bar makes National Final

Utrechts own Wijn- en eetbar Most makes final! The 15 finalists for Netherlands ‘Wine Bar of the Year 2018’ have been announced after more than 12,000 people voted in a nationwide poll via wine-bars.nl...

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Utrecht needs Language volunteers

I have written before about the excellent work of Taal Doet Meer who help with language learning for non-Dutch speakers. Their work is never ending, they are always looking for volunteers to help with...

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Utrechts Serious Request

We are always happy to support fellow media and it is a pleasure to get behind the fundraising efforts of 3FM. TivoliVredenburg will be the headquarters of this years Serious Request fundraiser during the...

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#ZIE in Utrecht

This heart-breaking photo exhibition can now be seen at the Mariaplaats. If, in the coming days, if you are near the Mariaplaats in Utrecht, take a moment to view the photo exhibition on the...

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Stand up Utrecht

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women One of the most devastating human rights violations Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations...

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Utrecht needs What You See Festival

The recent research published by Transgender Netwerk Nederland  shows us all why the What You See Festival is so important in the fight for equality Last Sunday 18 November, Transgender Netwerk Nederland published their...