Category: Society

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Literacy and Numeracy skills are key in Utrecht

Around 2.5 million people in the Netherlands have great difficulty reading, writing and or calculating. For them, e-mailing with organizations is not that simple. For example, websites or brochures are difficult or impossible for...

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RAUM brings Berlin to Utrecht

Great news, something to cheer everyone in Utrecht up! The new Berliner Garten festival is coming to bring Berlin to Utrecht. You will be able to enjoy all the fun of Berlin at home...

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Utrecht Welcomes Welkom

We wrote last month about the setting up of living opportunities in ~Utrecht via the Welkom programme and yesterday saw the launch  when State Secretary Blokhuis showed his enthusiasm about Welkom “This living, working...

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Murder or Terrorism in Utrecht? Both

Murder is murder. Terrorism is terrorism. Is one worse than the other? No. People trying to make out that the awful murders this morning are not as bad as a terrorist atrocity miss the...

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Utrecht Remembrance of the Dead

On this day of all days we need to remember our past and how the horrors of war should never be forgotten. WANTED: child who wants to ignite the flame at the Remembrance of...

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Terrorist Murders in Utrecht

Just days after the atrocity in Christchurch we have another in Utrecht. When will these terrorist murderers understand that they cannot win? I cried when I heard the news from New Zealand where a...

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Shooting in Utrecht

Dreadful news about shooting in city. Being so far away it is difficult to get details, but we will write about the situation later. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all concerned. We...

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Utrecht, take part in the Blind Walk

This may seem a long way off, but it gives you time to plan your response and make this enterprise a successful one. Why not join this innovative scheme to raise money and awareness...

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Celebrate International Womens Day in Utrecht

There is so much to celebrate at the end of this week as Utrecht marks International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are...

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The Human Library comes to Utrecht

On Sunday March 10 from 1:30 pm till 05:00 pm at Bibliotheek Utrecht Oudegracht you will have the chance to participate in a unique library experience. In the Human Library you do not borrow...

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The School of Life Festival comes to Utrecht

The School of Life Festival 2019. A chance to find out what exactly is the meaning of… well everything! Saturday March 2 11:00 till  19:00 TivoliVredenburg After the success of their first festival, you can...

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Awesome Utrecht Pitch Night

Its Awesome in Utrecht once again as they hold their first Pitch Night of 2019. On Tuesday 12 February Awesome Utrecht were guests at LE: EN for the very first Pitch Night of 2019. And...

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Utrecht, a Startling Scene

I found another excellent article about Utrecht on the web from Giulia who obviously loves her work and loved her visit from Italy to Utrecht. Giulia Blocal is a Travel & Street Art blogger as...

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Utrecht Cathedral For Sale

Some sad news appeared in the Catholic News Agency with reports that St. Catherine’s Cathedral in Utrecht is expected to be closed and sold due to the decrease in attendance, and because the building has...

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Its NIX to under age drinking in Utrecht

The municipality of Utrecht is to begin a programme of checking that home deliverers do not deliver alcohol to minors. The municipality is the first to investigate the success of the NIX18 campaign for...