<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:56:44 +0200 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere /images/vaakuna.png 76 85 http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![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
<![CDATA[Children to be removed from private day care facility ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/26012017_1.html The City of Tampere’s Committee for Child and Youth Services has ruled that, under Chapter 29 of the Early Childhood Education and Care Act, the privately run ABC Daycare Tampere facility will be prohibited from offering childcare services. The decision will be enforced from Monday 30 January 2017.

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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:27:40 +0200
<![CDATA[Where to study after comprehensive school? -infosession for immigrant parents and their teenagers]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/23012017_1.html Joint application for vocational schools and upper secondary education is organized from February 21 to March 14, 2017. Come to listen and ask about educational options after comprehensive school and how to apply for them.

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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:03:14 +0200
<![CDATA[The winners of the idea competition for the new district of Tampere were Hiedanrannan Innovaatiolahti and Reflecting TRE]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/12012017_1.html The winning proposals of the international idea competition of Hiedanranta in Tampere are Hiedanrannan Innovaatiolahti and Reflecting TRE. The jury decided to award two second prizes for proposals that best fulfilled the goals set for the competition.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:59:22 +0200
<![CDATA[City of Tampere puts forward motion to Committee of Child and Youth Services for the removal of children from privately run day care facility]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/11012017_1.html Under Chapter 29 of the Early Childhood Education and Care Act, the City of Tampere is to submit a proposal for consideration by the city’s Child and Youth Services Committee that will prohibit the provision of childcare services at the privately run ABC Daycare Tampere facility (ABC-Päiväkoti) from Monday 30 January 2017. The City of Tampere has worked closely with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland on this matter.

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:51:50 +0200
<![CDATA[Basic education enrolment begins for children born in 2010]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/10012017_2.html Enrolment for children starting primary education next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment must be completed by 23 January 2017. Compulsory education begins for children born in 2010.

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:19:13 +0200
<![CDATA[Preschool enrolment begins for children born in 2011]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/10012017_1.html Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment must be completed by 23 January 2017.

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:18:09 +0200
<![CDATA[Libraries stopped collecting reservation fees on 1 January 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/05012017_2.html Tampere City Library stopped collecting reservation fees on items housed in its own collections at the start of the year.

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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 13:55:26 +0200
<![CDATA[Expert and friendly service—negative feedback on long waiting times]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/05012017_1.html According to the results of the annual survey by the City of Tampere Social and Primary Health Care Services, customer satisfaction is high among social and health services customers. The area that was criticised the most was long waiting times.

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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 09:14:39 +0200
<![CDATA[The Finnish Museum of Games opens in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/03012017_1.html The Finnish digital gaming culture finally gets its own museum when The Finnish Museum of Games opens at Museum Centre Vapriikki on 5 January 2017. This is the first museum of gaming in Finland, and one of the first ones in the world, and gives the many decades of Finnish gaming history the surroundings it deserves.

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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:55:44 +0200
<![CDATA[The old library building will be closed due to alteration work]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/20122016_1.html The alteration work for converting the old library building into a cultural centre will begin in January. The existing conference and gallery facilities were closed on 18 December 2016 and remain out of use during the renovation work until spring 2018, at which point the building will be opened as a new type of cultural centre.

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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:31:29 +0200
<![CDATA[The health centres of Atala, Kämmenniemi and Tesoma closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/19122016_1.html Between Christmas and New Year’s Day, the health centres in the city of Tampere will only treat patients in need of urgent care. Of the city health centres, those of Atala, Kämmenniemi and Tesoma will be closed between 24 December 2016 and 8 January 2017. Omapihlaja Kehräsaari is closed from 24 December until 30 December 2016.

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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:21:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Sara Hildén Art Museum 2017 Exhibitions]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/14122016_1.html Sara Hildén Art Museum presents three artists in 2017: Jarmo Mäkilä, Kimmo Kaivanto and Robert Longo. All three artists have dealt with social issues in their artistic production.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Christmas Market brings holiday cheer]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/08122016_2.html The Tampere Christmas Market will once again be open for visitors until 22 December; Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm and Sundays from 12 noon to 7 pm. At the Market you can find unique crafts for Santa’s sack as well as Christmas treats. The event is held for the eighth time this year.

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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:33:21 +0200
<![CDATA[Finland’s centenary begins in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/08122016_1.html The year 2017 will be a celebration of Finland’s 100 years of independence. The centenary will be celebrated throughout the country, with many special events to be held in Tampere as well. The centenary will be seen and felt in Tampere’s events and cityscape throughout the year.

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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:22:18 +0200
<![CDATA[Basic income support will be transferred from the City of Tampere to Kela as of the beginning of 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/07122016_1.html The tasks of granting and paying basic income support will be transferred to Kela from the municipalities as of 1 January 2017. Written income support applications can be submitted to the City of Tampere until the end of 2016. Electronic applications can be submitted to the City of Tampere until 11 December 2016.

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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:24:56 +0200
<![CDATA[Finnish language studies -info for newcomers 13 December]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/29112016_1.html Are you looking for a Finnish course that suits you? We will be sharing information about the Finnish courses that start in Tampere, that begin in spring.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:56:24 +0200
<![CDATA[Paasikivenkatu and Kekkosenkatu are blocked to vehicle traffic between Näsijärvenkatu and Naistenlahti ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/25112016_1.html Construction work is currently in progress in the Ranta-Tampella residential area and the northern part of the Naistenlahti interchange, following the opening of the Rantaväylä tunnel. Due to the work, the Paasikivenkatu-Kekkosenkatu street is blocked between Näsijärvenkatu and Naistenlahti. There is also a block on Tampella Esplanade, near the railway bridge. We recommend using the tunnel when driving from Tampella or the western city centre, particularly during rush hours.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:42:53 +0200
<![CDATA[The city ploughs roadways and cycle paths, the proprietor pavements]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/14112016_1.html The onset of winter will again be accompanied by the maintenance of thoroughfares by the city and building maintenance companies. The city will be responsible for winter maintenance of roadways, pavements and cycle paths. Proprietors—in practice, building maintenance companies and the occupants of low-rise dwellings—are responsible for the winter maintenance of the driveways to their plots and the pavements adjacent to them. The winter maintenance of streets entails the removal of snow and ice and gritting.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:40:37 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere to receive a tramway]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/10112016_1.html Tampere to receive a tramway On Monday 7 November 2016, the City Council decided to implement the first phase of the tramway infrastructure - the Hervanta depot and the Hervanta – City Centre – Tays section - as planned. The target schedule for the second phase was also approved. The tramway system will be implemented through a limited liability company. The council voted on the matter, and the construction of the tramway was passed by 41 votes to 25 (1 no vote).

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:08:45 +0200
<![CDATA[The world’s only Moomin Museum will open on 17 June 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/08112016_1.html The Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley is moving to new premises in Tampere Hall, and it will re-open as the world’s first Moomin Museum in 2017. The new Moomin Museum will open right before the holiday season, on 17 June 2017, welcoming visitors to the fascinating world of the Moomins created by Tove Jansson.

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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:38:54 +0200