<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Fri, 9 Nov 2018 11:19:21 +0200 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere https://www.tampere.fi/images/vaakuna.png 76 85 https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![CDATA[The City of Tampere’s open data to a new portal]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/12/03122018_1.html The public data open for everyone is available at data.tampere.fi.

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Mon, 3 Dec 2018 14:05:50 +0200
<![CDATA[Business generated out of paper mill sludge in Hiedanranta]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/11/30112018_1.html In 2014, the City of Tampere purchased some of the lands and waters previously used by the forest industry in order to build the future city district of Hiedanranta. The purchased cove in Näsijärvi came with an enormous mass of wood-derived waste materials, also known as paper mill sludge or “zero fibre”. Now, Hiedanranta is serving as a development platform for projects aiming to find use for paper mill sludge that would be financially sensible and clean up the water areas.

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Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:25:12 +0200
<![CDATA[Financial and Debt Counselling will move to legal aid offices at the beginning of next year]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/11/27112018_1.html At the beginning of 2019, the Financial and Debt Counselling Unit will move from the municipality to legal aid offices. The contact information for all financial and debt advisors will change at the beginning of the year.

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Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:09:16 +0200
<![CDATA[Mari Taverne appointed as Head of Talent Attraction and Migration]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/11/19112018_1.html From the beginning of next year, the City of Tampere Employment Services unit will have a new set of services marketed as Talent Attraction and Retention. The service is dedicated to promoting the internationalisation of the City of Tampere.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:25:11 +0200
<![CDATA[Urgent appointments increased in health centres ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/11/13112018_1.html Tampere aims to make it easier for residents to find urgent care in health centres. Emergency care will be increased at all health centres. The policies of health centres will also be amended. Some matters can be handled over the phone, for example, without the need to book an appointment.

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Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:28:48 +0200
<![CDATA[Sampola library return and service section to be renovated]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/31102018_1.html The library will be closed for renovations for a week at the turn of November and December. Customers will still be able to return items and pick up reserved items in Sampola during the renovations.

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Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:12:06 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere continues its efforts to balance the city’s finances]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/25102018_2.html The key areas in the 2019 budget of the City of Tampere are related to tackling the challenges posed by urbanisation and the economy. The city’s population is estimated to exceed 239,000 during next year, and this will increase the need for services and create financial pressure. The programme for achieving financial balance will continue, with the objective of balancing the city’s finances by 2020.

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Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:04:11 +0300
<![CDATA[Nominate a candidate for the next International Gender Equality Prize]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/25102018_1.html The call for proposals for the Finnish Government’s International Gender Equality Prize is now open to the public. The International Gender Equality Prize is awarded once every two years in cooperation with the City of Tampere. The next prize will be awarded in autumn 2019.

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Thu, 25 Oct 2018 09:12:08 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere’s Hiedanranta to be the first in Finland to produce carbon-negative district heating]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/23102018_1.html The commercial production of carbon-negative district heating has begun in Hiedanranta, Tampere. This is the first time carbon-negative district heating is being produced commercially in Finland. Hiedanranta will act as a development platform in a project where Carbofex Oy will produce district heating alongside biochar, its main product. The district heating will be bought by Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy, which will distribute it to its own customers via its district heating network. The Hiedanranta Development Project has assisted the cooperation efforts and will become the first customer of the carbon-negative district heating production.

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Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:05:14 +0300
<![CDATA[The effects of the strike on the City of Tampere’s catering and sanitation services on 22 and 23 October]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/19102018_1.html The strike will affect the catering and sanitation services at many schools, day care centres and educational institutes on Monday 22 October and Tuesday 23 October. There will be changes in the menu and we are not able to deliver special diet meals everywhere. We recommend bringing your own snacks that can be stored at room temperature.

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Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:17:15 +0300
<![CDATA[Finnish Museum of Games receives an internationally esteemed award]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/15102018_2.html Society for the History of Technology has chosen the Finnish Museum of Games, located in the Museum Centre Vapriikki in Tampere, to receive the 2018 Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits. The award was announced on October 13th at the Society’s Annual Meeting in St. Louis. This is the first time the award is given to a museum in Finland.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:44:59 +0300
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/15102018_1.html Influenza vaccinations to start at City of Tampere health centres on 15 October 2018. Vaccination appointments at the city’s health centres can be reserved from the City of Tampere website at www.tampere.fi/influenssarokotukset (only in Finnishs) or the health services counselling number 03 10023 daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:16:28 +0300
<![CDATA[City of Tampere published The Smart City Cookbook]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/11102018_1.html The Smart City Cookbook provides an introductory guide with a set of examples that cities and other smart city program leaders can utilize when planning and managing their smart city activities. Examples in the book are from the Smart Tampere program by the City of Tampere in Finland.

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Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:02:38 +0300
<![CDATA[Important EU role for Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/10/04102018_1.html The Baltic Institute of Finland is the new coordinator of the Policy Area Innovation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

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Thu, 4 Oct 2018 14:27:35 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Day fills the city with events and activities]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/09/26092018_1.html King Gustav III of Sweden signed the foundation document of the City of Tampere on 1 October 1779. To commemorate this occasion, Tampere holds a yearly celebration on the first day of October and the closest weekend to that date. Tampere turns 239 this year. Tampere Day is celebrated from Saturday, 29 September, to Monday, 1 October 2018.

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Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:18:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Anj Smith at the Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/09/18092018_1.html The exhibition opening on the top floor of the Sara Hildén Art Museum on September 22 is the first solo show in Finland by the painter Anj Smith (b. 1978), who lives and works in London.

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Jazz Happening on 1 - 4 November]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/09/14092018_1.html The 37th annual Tampere Jazz Happening festival will be organized between 1st and 4th November, 2018. Altogether 25 ensembles and orchestras will perform during this year’s festival in 10 concert events.

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Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:18:06 +0300
<![CDATA[Smart Tampere will shift focus towards sustainability and business co-operation ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/09/10092018_1.html The Smart Tampere programme by the City of Tampere will be reformed after 20 months of running. It will focus more on sustainability and even more effort is put into business co-operation. In the future, the programme will consist of three parts: digitalisation programme that aims for digitalising the city services, ecosystem programme that aims to create new business models, and the new part, sustainable Tampere programme that aims to make the city carbon neutral.

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Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:06:11 +0300
<![CDATA[The most international music meeting Womex travels to Tampere in 2019]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/08/31082018_2.html Womex World Music Expo 2019 will take place in Tampere. The 25th edition of the most important conference and showcase festival for global music will be held 23-27 October, 2019.

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:26:38 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Deck and Arena project will open a Visit Center at the end of 2018]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/08/31082018_1.html The Deck and Arena project’s Visit Center will open in the old locomotive depot next to the Hotel Torni.

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:09:36 +0300
<![CDATA[Day care centres and health centres to test remote video interpretation via smartphones ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/08/09082018_1.html The City of Tampere is testing mobile interpretation, that is, a video-based interpreting service available through smartphones, at the Hervanta and Tesoma health centres as well as at the Kisapuisto, Helapuisto, Pääskynen, Pelipuisto, Pallopuisto and Maijalanpuisto day care centres.

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Thu, 9 Aug 2018 14:04:18 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere to have 2,000 first graders]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/08/06082018_1.html Tampere welcomes 2,000 first graders this autumn. The school year will begin at Tampere’s comprehensive schools on Thursday, 9 August 2018.

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Mon, 6 Aug 2018 10:50:01 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere outdoor swimming pool opens on 1 August]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/08/03082018_1.html The long wait is over and the Tampere outdoor swimming pool was opened on Wednesday, 1 August. On the morning of the opening day, Deputy Mayor Anna-Kaisa Heinämäki cut the ribbon and announced the pool as officially open to the public.

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Fri, 3 Aug 2018 11:13:57 +0300
<![CDATA[Tap water became a hit at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/07/13072018_1.html Drink Tap Water, this is what the championships organisers requested in Tampere. Young athletes responded to their request and have been frequently filling their bottles from water taps.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:04:36 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere is testing new pedestrian signage]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/07/11072018_1.html Black signs and information displays guide pedestrians from the Tampere railway station and Central Square to the Ratina Stadium. New signs are part of pedestrian guidance concept created for the Tampere city centre. The aim is to increase walking and biking by developing guidance in different ways. The first signage will appear on the streets for the IAAF World U20 Championships and the guidance will continue during the construction of the Tramway.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:49:59 +0300