<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:19:48 +0300 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere /images/vaakuna.png 76 85 http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![CDATA[The Moomin Museum Great opening party on June 18th and 19th]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/15062017_1.html Renovations for Tampere Hall are complete and the world’s only Moomin Museum opens. Welcome to the get-together 17.-18.6. Tampere Hall and Sorsapuisto are filled with festivities the entire weekend. All festivities at the event are free, admission fee to the Moomin Museum is 12 € for adults, 6 € for children aged 3-17. Moomin Museum is open until midnight on Saturday.

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:27:01 +0300
<![CDATA[The City Council chose people for key positions in political decision-making]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/14062017_2.html The Tampere City Council organised its first meeting on Monday, 12 June 2017. In the meeting, all appointments to key positions of political decision-making were made.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:53:08 +0300
<![CDATA[Check the summer opening hours of the City of Tampere’s services and event tips from the Summer Memo]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/14062017_1.html When are the health centres open during the summer? How do the buses operate? Are the indoor swimming pools open? What should we do? The summer season brings changes to the opening hours of the city’s services. The Summer Memo is a compilation of the opening hours of services and tips on what to do in Tampere during the summer.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:12:26 +0300
<![CDATA[Traffic in the city centre affected by construction projects]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/02062017_2.html Traffic in and around central Tampere will be affected by several major concurrent urban development and traffic projects over the coming years. In addition to the tramway construction project, they include the construction of Ranta-Tampella and the Rasti block as well as the Ratina shopping centre.

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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 12:32:56 +0300
<![CDATA[Tramway construction begins on Hämeenkatu – the eastern end of the street is closed to private cars, westbound traffic still allowed at the western end]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/02062017_1.html The construction of the Tampere tramway on Hämeenkatu will begin on Monday, 5 June 2017. The Tramway Alliance will build the first section of the tramway on Hämeenkatu between Hämeenpuisto and Näsilinnankatu. Traffic arrangements have been implemented in the area before the start of the work, partly during the nighttime. Pedestrians are guided around the construction sites by signposts.

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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 12:22:19 +0300
<![CDATA[Employee rights advisory for immigrants 1 and 6 June]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/31052017_1.html You can meet representatives of Service Union United (PAM ry) on Thursday 1.6.2017 and on Tuesday 6.6.2017 from 10 am to 6 pm at the Migration Info Centre Offices (Tuomiokirkonkatu 12).

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Wed, 31 May 2017 14:23:11 +0300
<![CDATA[The Summer Park Concert Series begins]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/30052017_1.html The Summer Park Concert Series will once again bring life to the parks and yards of Tampere with music and dance performances. Groups of local artists will perform rock, country, choral music and much more from late May until August around the city. The programme for the park concert series has now been published on the new website, which presents all 150 performers to the public. Website users can also create a customised event calendar for the summer. The first concert takes place at Näsinpuisto on Tuesday 30 May.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 13:54:31 +0300
<![CDATA[Get ready for the summer: check your prescriptions and vaccinations]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/29052017_1.html Now is a good moment to check that you have renewed your prescriptions for the summer and that you have all vaccinations and medical certificates needed for your travels before health centres’ summer closure in July. The easiest way to renew a prescription is through the omakanta.fi service.

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Mon, 29 May 2017 09:34:21 +0300
<![CDATA[Safer Tampere! Fill in the safety survey ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/24052017_1.html Do you feel safe when you walk around your neighbourhood at night? What are your greatest concerns relating to your neighbourhood? Have you witnessed a crime or accident in your neighbourhood? Fill in the safety survey by 11 June 2017.

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:05:06 +0300
<![CDATA[The Tampere of the future will be built on the ideas of its residents]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/12052017_1.html The City of Tampere’s aim of enabling participation of the people of the region in decision-making is exemplified by the drafting of a new urban strategy, as well as by a recent clarification of the story of Tampere. Views on the future direction of Tampere will be collected with the aid of the newly opened tampereenkasvot.fi survey website and the Tampere Raati mobile application.

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Fri, 12 May 2017 15:04:04 +0300
<![CDATA[Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing opened its doors]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/11052017_1.html The summer season has started at Amuri Museum of Workers’ Housing. The rare wooden city block presents workers’ homes in Tampere from the 1880s to the 1970s and tells the stories of their imaginary residents. The museum’s summer is also full of exciting events, from guided tours to outdoor concerts.

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Thu, 11 May 2017 12:45:56 +0300
<![CDATA[Construction of the tramway in Tuulensuu on Hämeenkatu will start in June, preparations to begin in May]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/10052017_1.html Tramway Alliance will build the first section of the tramway on Hämeenkatu and its western end, between Hämeenpuisto and Näsilinnankatu The construction work will begin on 5 June and is estimated to last until the end of the year. Before the construction begins, special traffic arrangements will be made in Tuulensuu. Some trees will also be cut down.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 14:40:35 +0300
<![CDATA[Summer events in Tampere -info for immigrants 1 June]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/09052017_1.html Come and find out about all the nice things you can do for free during summer in Tampere! The infosession takes place on Thursday 1.6.2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Main Library Metso (Kuusi-hall), the address is Pirkankatu 2.

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Tue, 9 May 2017 12:20:41 +0300
<![CDATA[New council term begins in June]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/19042017_1.html The new Tampere City Council will begin its term of office on 1 June 2017. The first meeting of the new City Council will convene on 12 June 2017 and elect, from among its members, the Chairs of the City Council, the Mayor, three Deputy Mayors and members of the City Board. In the same meeting, committee members will be appointed, apart from the Committee for Regional Public Transport, the members of which will not be elected until 19 June 2017. Furthermore, the Council will appoint the members of the Review Committee and the Central Election Committee.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:33:50 +0300
<![CDATA[Application period for morning and afternoon activities for schoolchildren begins ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/18042017_1.html The application period for morning and afternoon activities during the next school year in Tampere has begun.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:26:29 +0300
<![CDATA[147 proposals submitted in the design competition for Tampere Art Museum and Pyynikintori]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/13042017_1.html The international open design competition of Tampere Art Museum and Pyynikintori closed on 27 March 2017. A total of 147 entries were submitted to the competition, most of these from outside Finland.

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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:11:24 +0300
<![CDATA[Tramway construction begins in Hervanta—traffic arrangements on Insinöörinkatu and Hermiankatu]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/07042017_1.html The Tramway Alliance will begin the construction of the tramway and related preparatory traffic arrangements in Hervanta in the week beginning 10 April 2017. The construction work will begin at the Insinöörinkatu and Kanjoninkatu intersection as well as the Hermiankatu and Hervannan valtaväylä intersection.

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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 15:00:32 +0300
<![CDATA[The construction of the tramway affects traffic at Sammonaukio and on Itsenäisyydenkatu and Sammonkatu ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/05042017_2.html The Tramway Alliance is making preparations for the construction of the tramway. The construction work will start at Sammonaukio and on Itsenäisyydenkatu and Sammonkatu on 3 April. The new traffic arrangements will affect private cars, cyclists, pedestrians and buses in these areas.

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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:42:53 +0300
<![CDATA[The construction of the tramway starts on a number of sites]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/04/05042017_1.html The construction of the first section of the tramway – from Hervanta to the city centre and TAYS – will start on several sites in Tampere in March. The construction work will take place in phases, each phase comprising one of the five sites or blocks: City centre, Kaleva, Hervannan valtaväylä, Hervanta and the Hervanta depot. The first phase in 2017 will cover Pirkankatu, the western section of Hämeenkatu, Itsenäisyydenkatu, Sammonaukio, Tekunkatu, Sammonkatu, the northern section of Hervannan valtaväylä, and the northern and southern sections of Insinöörinkatu.

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Wed, 5 Apr 2017 10:18:41 +0300
<![CDATA[Metso main floor closed 2 May–9 July 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/31032017_1.html Main library Metso’s main floor will be closed from May Day to early July because of renovation work. Children and youth’s department will be closed almost in its entirety starting from Easter.

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:58:00 +0300
<![CDATA[A new Moomin art mug is born of Moomin Museum and Arabia cooperation]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/30032017_1.html The Tampere Art Museum will open the world’s first and only Moomin Museum in Tampere Hall on 17 June 2017. The new museum will explore the world of the Moomin books created by author and artist Tove Jansson (1914–2001) in a completely new, experience-based way. Tove Jansson’s original illustration drawings and paintings provide the basis for the museum, together with three-dimensional Moomin dioramas that Jansson created together with her life partner, graphic artist Tuulikki Pietilä (1917–2009).

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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:00:18 +0300
<![CDATA[Internal audit report on the controlling of a private day care completed ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/28032017_2.html The City of Tampere acted according to the effective legislation and the guidance of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland in the case regarding the private ABC Päiväkoti day care in 2011 when the city was notified of a conviction of the private entrepreneur, states the City of Tampere’s internal audit report. However, the city failed in controlling the day care’s operations.

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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:33:52 +0300
<![CDATA[Infosession for immigrants about taxation in Finlad 25 April]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/28032017_1.html Experts from the Finnish Tax Administration will be sharing information about taxes, tax returns and back taxes. The session takes place on Tuesday 25.4.2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Main Library Metso (basement floor, Kuusi-hall) the address is Pirkankatu 2.

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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:18:02 +0300
<![CDATA[Electronic maternity cards at maternity and child health clinics in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/24032017_1.html All the maternity health clinics and the ultrasound test unit of the City of Tampere will switch to electronic maternity cards for prenatal care over the course of the spring. New customers at maternity health clinics will receive an electronic maternity card starting this March.

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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:10:59 +0200
<![CDATA[Open doors at Migration Info Centre 24 March]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/20032017_1.html Open doors at Migration Info Centre (Tuomiokirkonkatu 12) takes place on Friday 24.3.2017 at 11 am to 3 pm.

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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:56:55 +0200