<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/text/index.html Wed, 3 Feb 2021 11:19:14 +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/text/index.html <![CDATA[Kototori to opening new facilities on 2 March 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/26022021_1.html Kototori, a multilingual, low-threshold, guidance and counselling centre at Hervanta in Tampere will open again on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 after a break. During this break, Kototori has moved to new facilities at Lindforsinkatu 8 (1st floor).

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Fri, 26 Feb 2021 10:26:47 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere extends COVID-19 vaccinations to cover 60–64-year-old people in risk groups]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/24022021_1.html Tampere is extending COVID-19 vaccinations for people in risk groups. The vaccinations are now available for Tampere residents of 60–64 years of age, with an illness or condition that is highly predisposing to severe coronavirus disease. The vaccinations for 65–69-year-olds in risk groups continue normally.

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:39:58 +0200
<![CDATA[Changes to the Kaukajärvi health centre’s contact channels on 1 March 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/22022021_1.html The Kaukajärvi health Centre in Tampere will implement a new operating model that aims to streamline customers’ access to treatment. Starting from Monday, 1 March 2021, the customers of the Kaukajärvi health centre should contact their local health centre directly instead of going through the health care counselling service.

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Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:53:54 +0200
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination has begun for people aged 80 or over in Tampere ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/19022021_2.html Coronavirus vaccinations for people turning 80 this year, i.e. those born in 1941 or earlier, are to begin in Tampere. Vaccinations will be given at the city’s health centres by appointment. Caregivers who live in the same household as a person over 80 years of age with a decision on support for informal care will also be given the vaccination, as well as people over 70 who live in the same household.

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Fri, 19 Feb 2021 12:53:58 +0200
<![CDATA[New Tampere Ambassadors chosen for 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/19022021_1.html The City of Tampere has launched a new Tampere Ambassadors program from the beginning of 2021 with a new concept.

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Fri, 19 Feb 2021 09:48:50 +0200
<![CDATA[The Finns to produce a several million euro ice show of the beloved H. C. Andersen fairytale classic “The Snow Queen”, aimed at arenas and arena promoters starving for family audience content]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/16022021_1.html This audiovisual extravaganza brings together the hottest European figure skating, ice hockey and performing arts talents for a unique family show.

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Tue, 16 Feb 2021 11:41:10 +0200
<![CDATA[Coronavirus vaccinations for 65–69-year-olds people in risk groups to begin in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/11022021_1.html Tampere has received a batch of Astra Zeneca’s vaccine and will begin coronavirus vaccinations for people in risk groups. In line with the national guidelines, the Astra Zeneca vaccine will only be given to people under 70 years of age. Therefore, 65–69-year-olds with an illness that is highly predisposing to severe coronavirus disease belong to risk group that will be the first to get vaccinated.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2021 12:15:16 +0200
<![CDATA[The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland and the City of Tampere agree on cooperation to strengthen innovation activities]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/09022021_1.html The City of Tampere and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment have signed an ecosystem agreement for 2021–2027 to strengthen innovation activities.

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Tue, 9 Feb 2021 14:01:28 +0200
<![CDATA[Kari Vehosalo exhibition at the Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/05022021_1.html The solo exhibition of Vehosalo’s works is a retrospective collection of the artist’s middle period that occupies the whole museum.

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Fri, 5 Feb 2021 17:47:11 +0200
<![CDATA[Ask about COVID-19 – Coronabot gives advice in over one hundred languages]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/03022021_1.html The City of Tampere has started using a multilingual coronabot. You can ask the coronabot questions related to COVID-19 at any time of the day. In addition to Finnish, the bot can give advice in over one hundred languages.

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021 09:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[The City of Tampere is asking about Tampere citizens’ well-being]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/02/01022021_1.html The City of Tampere has begun a survey to gauge the well-being experienced by citizens in the various neighborhoods of Tampere. The map-based survey is open between 1 and 14 February 2021.

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Mon, 1 Feb 2021 08:37:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Autonomous underwater robot Unexmin to receive the Technical Creativity Award of the City of Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/26012021_1.html The City of Tampere has awarded the mechatronics research team of Tampere University with the Technical Creativity Award (EUR 4,000) of the year 2020. The team developed the mechanical structure parts and mechatronic systems of Unexmin, an entirely new kind of autonomous underwater robot. The members of the research team are Kari T. Koskinen, Jussi Aaltonen, Jouko Laitinen, Arttu Heininen, Jose Villa Escusol and Tuomas Salomaa. Additionally, the award committee gave an honourable mention (an award of EUR 1,000) to the model developed by Janne Ruokonen that enables the utilisation of data provided by forest harvesters in the development of new and efficient learning methods.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2021 19:02:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Contacting the Lielahti health centre changes on 1 February 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/25012021_2.html The Lielahti health centre in Tampere is implementing a new operating model. Starting from Monday, 1 February 2021, the customers of the Lielahti health centre should contact their health centre directly instead of going through the health care counselling service.

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Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:51:35 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere prepares a coronavirus vaccination site in the gyms at Tampere Stadium in Ratina]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/25012021_1.html The City of Tampere is preparing a mass vaccination site in the gyms at Tampere Stadium in Ratina for coronavirus vaccinations. Vaccinations will commence at Ratina once vaccinations for the under-70s begin, which is expected to be at the turn of February–March. In addition to the mass vaccination site, vaccinations will also be administered at the city's health centres in Tampere and Orivesi.

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Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:07:06 +0200
<![CDATA[The updated comprehensive plan proposal for the inner city of Tampere is publicly available]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/19012021_1.html The comprehensive plan for the inner city of Tampere has been updated. The proposal for the draft of the comprehensive plan can be viewed from 14 January to 15 February 2021 on the website of the City of Tampere. Areas between southern Tampere, Näsijärvi in the North and the freeway 9 starting from Hangaslahti of Näsijärvi are a part of the planning area of the comprehensive plan. A separate, strategic local master plan is valid in the city centre of the city.

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Tue, 19 Jan 2021 09:17:10 +0200
<![CDATA[Virtual conference on smart city development in Tampere, Finland – keynote speakers include Pertti Lukander of Nokia Bell Labs and Khalil Rouhana of the European Commission]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/13012021_1.html This new year full of hope will begin with the Tampere Smart City Week conference to be held virtually on 26–28 January 2021. The event presents the latest phenomena and solutions in smart city development.

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Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:29:47 +0200
<![CDATA[New telephone number for home service for families with children]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/07012021_3.html The home service for families with children have a new customer contact number from 11 January 2021 in Tampere and Orivesi.

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Thu, 7 Jan 2021 15:22:05 +0200
<![CDATA[Pupils commencing grades one and two: applications are now being accepted to morning and afternoon activities as well as Eppu club activities]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/07012021_2.html The application period for morning and afternoon activities and for Eppu club activities for the next school year 2021–2022 in Tampere has begun. This application period concerns children who are currently participating in preschool education who will start school in August 2021. Furthermore, this application period concerns first grade pupils who will commence in second grade in August 2021. Applications must be submitted by 22 January 2021.

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Thu, 7 Jan 2021 11:02:21 +0200
<![CDATA[Preschool education enrolment has begun in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/01/07012021_1.html Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment for preschool and supplementary activities takes place through the City of Tampere website and must be completed by 22 January 2021.

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Thu, 7 Jan 2021 10:29:43 +0200
<![CDATA[Medical Helpline 116117 launches in Tampere Region on 1 January 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/30122020_1.html A public 24-hour on-call medical helpline 116117 launches in the Tampere Region on Friday 1 January 2021. The helpline 116117 serves all residents in the Tampere Region outside the opening hours of their local health centres. A nurse assesses whether urgent care is needed and guides the caller to the correct location for medical care. The helpline also offers help and self care guidance for sudden health problems.

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Wed, 30 Dec 2020 15:28:20 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere-based multicultural associations can apply for new nonrecurring support grant]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/18122020_1.html The Corona pandemic has made the operation of multi-cultural associations in many ways more challenging. Due to these issues the Cultural Services of the City of Tampere has decided to declare an application process for a one-time grant of 2000 €, for supporting the operation of multi-cultural associations.

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Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:40:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Students of universities of applied sciences will transfer to using the services of FSHS]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/16122020_2.html The students of Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) and Police University College will transfer from using the City of Tampere’s Student Health Care services to using the Finnish Student Health Service’s (FSHS) services from 1 January 2021 onwards.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:58:11 +0200
<![CDATA[Student Health Care’s Tullinkulma service unit moves in January]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/16122020_1.html Student Health Care’s Tullinkulma service unit moves at the turn of the year from Hammareninkatu 7 to new premises on the same street. The service unit’s new address is Hammareninkatu 5 B (3rd floor), 33100 Tampere. Phone numbers and telephone service times will change as well.

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Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:13:04 +0200
<![CDATA[Sustainable solutions for food production are being developed in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/09122020_1.html The idea of urban food production is to produce food close to the consumer while saving natural resources. The KIEPPI project of the City of Tampere involves three companies who are testing new methods of growing food for citizens in a sustainable way.

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Wed, 9 Dec 2020 15:50:56 +0200
<![CDATA[Joy and sense of community created with 13 crowdfunding campaigns in Tampere – the city challenges everyone to participate in supporting the campaigns]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/12/04122020_2.html This autumn, 13 operators in Tampere will launch their crowdfunding campaigns in order to fulfil their dreams. These campaigns aim to help special groups as well as promote hobby opportunities and a sense of community. The city support the Mun Tampere campaigns and challenges everyone to participate in supporting them. The campaigns have their own page in the Mesenaatti.me crowdfunding service: mesenaatti.me/mun-tampere.

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Fri, 4 Dec 2020 11:30:14 +0200