<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Tue, 9 May 2017 17:23:43 +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 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
<![CDATA[The freedom of choice pilot regarding health centre services begins in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/15032017_1.html The City of Tampere is included in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health’s key project that aims to create services that are based on customer needs through a pilot project on freedom of choice. In Tampere, the pilot will cover health centre services and social guidance.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:14:51 +0200
<![CDATA[The City of Tampere celebrates gender equality]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/10032017_1.html To support discussion on equality and to celebrate Finland’s 100 years of independence, the Finnish Government will establish an international prize for gender equality. The launch of the prize was made by Prime Minister Juha Sipilä at the equality festival at Tampere Hall in Tampere, Finland, on International Women's Day March 8th.

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:42:39 +0200
<![CDATA[Application period for day care available in the autumn has begun]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/08032017_1.html The application period for children's day care and early education clubs for August 2017 has started in Tampere. The application period ends on 19 March 2017.

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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 14:10:32 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Film Festival on 8 – 12 March ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/03/07032017_1.html From 8 to 12.03.2017, for the 47th time, Tampere Film Festival is here! This year the festival focuses on Indigenous Peoples and Colombia along with Arabic countries and Iceland. If that's not enough, travel around the world in the International competition screenings.

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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 15:19:16 +0200
<![CDATA[Local master plan for the inner city presented to the public on four maps]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/02/13022017_1.html The Committee for City Planning and Infrastructure Services approved the proposal for the new local master plan in Tampere for presentation to the public on 7 February 2017. The local master plan was previously presented to the public as a draft, and it has been amended on the basis of opinions and statements. The major change regarding the presentation of the plan is that there are now four maps instead of seven. The local master plan charts the principles of urban growth at Tampere and covers the inner city. In other words, Teisko is not included in the plan.

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:52:03 +0200
<![CDATA[Infosession about social services and social assistance for immigrants]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/02/08022017_1.html Come and listen about municipality social services and basic social assistance procedures from Kela on Wednesday 22.2.2017 from 2 pm. to 4 pm.

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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:34:39 +0200
<![CDATA[The English School of Tampere provides day care in English at Pyynikintori]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/02/07022017_2.html Private day care services in English are still available at Pyynikintori. The English School of Tampere became the new provider of day care services in English at the Pyynikintori facility on 30 January 2017, immediately after the previous provider, ABC Daycare Tampere, stopped its operations.

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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 12:37:57 +0200
<![CDATA[The extension of Hatanpää Hospital is complete – the main entrance moved back to its old location]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/02/07022017_1.html The renovation and extension of Hatanpää Hospital in Tampere are now complete. The project involved renewing the main entrance and lobby of the main hospital, as well as the special outpatient clinic, surgical ward and recovery room. New operating rooms and gastroenterology viewing rooms for the special outpatient clinic were also built in the extension.

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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 09:49:04 +0200
<![CDATA[Lasten Pirkkaset children’s festival 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/26012017_2.html “Let’s play together”, the theme of 2017’s month-long Lasten Pirkkaset children’s cultural festival invites participants to play, imagine and spend quality time together. Lasten Pirkkaset is the Pirkanmaa region’s joint children’s cultural festival that takes place each February. The programme comprises events of all sizes, aimed at children aged 0–12 and their families, including performances, themed family days, workshops, courses and exhibitions.

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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:47:15 +0200