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Emergency call, call-out, complaint note: ambulance not parked well enough

emergency call, call-out, complaint note: ambulance not parked well enough

In frankfurt am main, a man collapsed in his apartment; relatives called the ambulance service. For the rescuers it was one of 140.000 missions per year. The emergency services parked the emergency vehicle in front of the entrance to the underground car park of a residential building. After the treatment, rescue assistant markus thiel returned to the emergency vehicle – and found a complaint note on the windshield:

On the note a resident complained about thiel's allegedly reckless parking. It said: "I understand that you are in a hurry. But moving back one meter had taken 10 seconds of their time and saved several residents inconvenience." What the angry resident obviously didn't know: thiel had deliberately positioned himself at the edge of the one-way street in a parking garage entrance so as not to obstruct the following traffic. The situation was stressful, it had to be done quickly.

Winter in bamberg: accidents all the time – busy times for the rescuers

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Less cod, more mackerel for german north sea fishermen

Less cod, more mackerel for german north sea fishermen

German north sea fishermen will have to make do with significantly smaller catches of cod and saithe next year.

EU fisheries ministers agreed in brussel on fishing quotas in the north sea and northeast atlantic for 2020. Other important species such as mackerel and haddock, on the other hand, are expected to show a significant plus.

The EU commission believes that the agreement will achieve sustainability goals. German fishermen and the federal government are also satisfied. Environmentalists, on the other hand, criticize that stocks continue to be overfished.

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Shaggy stars on the course

shaggy stars on the course

The question is, for whom the run demanded the greater effort – the dog or the master?. In any case, the latter are fully on board and they "refuse" to play actually never. The four-legged friends were quite different: sometimes they were stubborn and showed no interest in running the slalom or climbing the wobbly seesaw. The spectators are even more pleased about such individualists. It’s all too funny when the smaller of the stars show themselves to be a bit stubborn.

After there was no dog agility in steppach in 2018, the faithful friends of man were able to compete in the tournament again this year at whitsun. Under the aegis of johannes voran and his team, 160 dogs, divided into the classes large, midi and small, went to the start. In the timer there were hurdles and seesaws, tunnels and slalom to run through.

Participants from all over europe

Around the land of the steppach sports club 80 campers from all over europe had settled down with tents. Some already a week before whitsun. So they had enough time and opportunity to accustom their animals in a kind of training camp to the land and the course.

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Volkacher spice up construction fence

Volkacher spice up construction fence

The fire and subsequent demolition of an old building in the immediate vicinity of volkach’s market square left an unsightly gap in the old town ensemble last july. It is still unclear when the ruined building will completely disappear and be replaced by a new structure. Currently, the land is up for auction by a bank. In order to make the outfit of the site a little more friendly during the peak tourist season, the city of volkach, together with its conversion manager christoph hagen, came up with an idea.

In order to spare the unattractive construction fence and to prepare passers-by for the upcoming work as a rough challenge in the old town, colorful banners were attached to the construction fence on friday. The huge picture boards offer not only historical views but also the change of time with a view to 2014. The banners show, among other things, a cross-section of the occupational groups in the wine city in the change of the centuries.

"Something is developing in our old town", is the motto of the "makers, also pointing to the start of work in the lower part of hauptstrabe in a few months time. For christoph hagen, this is one of the first projects in volkach that he is carrying out as part of the conversion management of kitzinger land. The reduction in the number of military personnel at the federal army barracks in volkach and the departure of the u.S. Soldiers have resulted in a loss of purchasing power and around 300 vacant apartments, among other things. In order to compensate for the negative effects of the conversion on the cities of kitzingen and volkach as well as on the region and to further develop the business location in a sustainable manner, two conversion managers, christoph hagen and michael demus, are currently working on the topics of land management and energy and climate protection.

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Feeding station to help the birds

Feeding station to help the birds

Everything grunts and bleeds, the feeders for the garden birds have long been stored again for the next winter. But it’s high season in the local bird world. Almost all bird species have already bred and are busy finding food for their offspring. It’s just not that easy, which is why the landesbund fur vogelschutz (LBV) is calling for year-round bird feeding.
"In our gardens, ornamental plants and exotics often replace native plants, which are often considered weeds and are important sources of food for birds. The leaf lice and caterpillars are killed with the chemical club. The feeding station in the garden therefore replaces to a certain extent the lost diversity in the garden", helmut schmitt, chairman of the LBV district group forchheim, explains the call for year-round feeding.

For years, the

The nature conservation federation (BN) has not yet said a clear yes, but neither has it said a clear no to year-round feeding. The topic has been discussed there for years, but opinions vary. The corn feed is not good, because the birds now need protein feed, i.E. Worms and insects, explains friedrich oehme of the BN forchheim.
This is also the opinion of the LBV. But schmitt says: "especially during the breeding season, such feeding is particularly important, because it allows the parents to cover their own food requirements quickly and easily at the feeding site and to invest the time saved in the search for insects to feed the young."
A young bird in the nest has to be fed about every half hour. If this can not happen, then it can quickly become dangerous. The downside is that the feeding stations only target ten to fifteen bird species whose populations are stable. The solution would be simple, the LBV and BN agree. "The garden should be an insect garden", says oehme. The alliance for nature conservation is trying to get garden owners excited about the so-called blood spots. These bloom spots can just as well be blooming bushes or shrub borders. "Flowering plants and herbs. Who has a compost, can leave there also a few nettles", council oehme.
The LBV district group forchheim also advocates starting in one’s own garden, because the thuja hedge, the standard lawn and exotic shrubs hardly offer any food for insects. "These insects are in turn the food of many birds. The best is a natural garden with native shrubs that bear berries in autumn and old trees with hollows. A meadow of flowers will also make its contribution and attract many insects", emphasizes schmitt.
Even if people like flowers, the exotic ones are not productive if they don’t pollenize. Oehme cites simple traditional flowers such as the daisy or the daisy as examples of good, insect-attracting flowers.
"The traditional farm garden is the ideal", says oehme, but also advises not to completely eradicate the lowen teeth. These plants, if left in autumn, are of great use to the bird world even in winter, as the birds feed on the seeds that have then developed.

Protein-rich feed

Who would like to support the birds with the all-season feeding, finds suitable, also protein-rich fodder in any case in the store of the LBV. Raisins and oatmeal are also readily accepted, and are quickly picked by the parent birds as their own food before they continue to search for caterpillars and worms for the begging offspring.
Water is very important in the dry and hot season. "A bird vine in the garden also has a positive effect", affirms schmitt. The results of the garden bird survey will show the state of bird life in the garden. The need of the feathered animals can be improved however by the all-season feeding in the short term, in the long term by a reorganization of the gardens.

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Richard bar again on the podium at the german championships

Richard bar again on the podium at the german championships

In sulzbach in the saarland region of germany, the 31. German senior championships in lifesaving swimming held. Eight individual swimmers and one team from the DLRG kronach district association qualified. The active team returned to kronach with a bronze medal and several other good placings in the bag.

In the age group (AK) 70 male, richard bar (kronach) made a mistake in his first event over 50 meters combined swimming, which brought him not only a worse time but also 50 penalty points. The second competition over 25 meters dragging a doll brought him again a little closer to the medal range, but only by a good time in the third round (50 meters freestyle) bar managed to secure the hoped-for bronze medal.

Gabriele grudl (teuschnitz, AK 40 female) and renate knobloch (kronach, AK 60 female) did not have this luck. Despite excellent times, they had to be satisfied with the ungrateful fourth place in their age groups with only a small distance to the podium places. But both could be justifiably proud of their achievements.

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Streetcars collapsed in mannheim

streetcars collapsed in mannheim

More than 20 people were injured in a rear-end collision involving two streetcars in mannheim this morning – but mostly only slightly.

According to the police and fire department, two seriously injured and 19 slightly injured people had to be treated. Against 6.00 o’clock a streetcar of the line 5 had collided with a preceding streetcar in the direction of the main station at the stop kunsthalle in the city center. How it came to the clash was initially unclear.

"The rescue service is on the spot with many vehicles", hailed the police. The kaiserring is fully closed in the direction of the main train station. There are traffic obstructions. "This is of course not unproblematic during rush hour in the city center," said a police spokesman.

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The controversial jungkreut development area is surprisingly off the table

The controversial jungkreut development area is surprisingly off the table

There were already young families who had hopes for a building plot in the direction of the michelsberg forest. But the idea of pushing the outskirts of gaustadt further west along the road to the animal shelter is apparently facing insurmountable obstacles.

As bamberg's mayor andreas starke (SPD) said, a few days ago a unanimous resolution was passed by the supervisory board of the municipal utility company. In it, the political factions prioritize water conservation over the acquisition of building land. The OB said that this would make the planned development a failure.

Background: in the current framework plan procedure, the municipal utility company has pointed out the importance of the fountain located not far from breitackerstrabe. The source has been reliably supplying high quality water for many decades.

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Dominican building gets artistic windows

Dominican building gets artistic windows

Eight renowned artists, who have already made a name for themselves with glass works, took part in an invitation-only competition organized by the bamberg state building authority for new insulating glass windows for the ancient dominican building in the sand. The competition was not an end in itself. The idea for this came about during the search for a solution for the energetic renovation of the windows. The state building authority and the state office for the preservation of historical monuments agreed to replace the old, but not historically valuable windows with artistically designed heat protection glass.

Gunter grohs, a graduate glass designer from wernigerode, emerged as the winner of the competition. His design and those of the other participants are on display in the dominikanerbau from today until next wednesday at the latest. The room that serves as the university's auditorium is open today from 10 a.M. To 3 p.M., tomorrow, friday, from 10 a.M. To 2 p.M., and from monday to wednesday of next week from 10 a.M. To 3 p.M. Each day.

The main entrance is closed because of the roof works. The auditorium can only be entered through the barrier-free side entrance in the passage to the inner courtyard.

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Kulmbacher stefan sandler has been at the tap for 20 years

Kulmbacher stefan sandler has been at the tap for 20 years

Sandler has been on tap for almost 20 years, most recently in the eku corner, where he and his team of ten people ensure "seamless thirst-quenching" provides.

And that's where his fitness comes in handy, because standing at the tap for nine days in a row and always filling the mab correctly isn't easy, he says, looking at the jug with a gazing eye. "If you do it for as long as I did, it's no longer a problem. I was able to do it blindfolded."

Blindfolded

In the past, tapping was more difficult, you needed more fingertip feeling to complete a mab in one go. But thank goodness the technology has developed further. For him, the principle is: "do not rub the guests". During rush hours, between 8 pm and 11 pm and on weekends, it can happen that the jug is not quite full, so we refill it."