Quickly to the scene with an e-bike

Quickly to the scene with an e-bike

More and more people in germany are opting for the e-bike. 1.5 million people in germany are already riding e-bikes. Now the bavarian red cross has also discovered this motor-driven, environmentally friendly means of transportation. The company gaul& klamt has delivered the first nine of a total of 18 e-bikes to the e-bike officers of the BRK emergency services in lower franconia.

District head of preparedness bernd robmanith (ostheim/rhon), said that the helpers of the bavarian red cross in the various preparedness units in lower franconia are being called upon more and more, especially for sanitation services at large-scale events or also, for example, at the various city runs or cycling events in the respective districts.

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Kafkaesque escapades

There comes through in the father the journalist who remembers the proverb of an english publisher. He is supposed to have said to his editors: "before you use an adjective, come to me on the fifth floor and ask if it is necessary."

In german, there is a compulsive notion that every noun must be preceded by a characteristic. This is how the "homely colors" came about in advertising circles. Such schindluder can be driven unfortunately also with the increase. "Bavaria’s most music" is played there on the radio. At least it is better than the "most played music" to speak. Why not "the most musical music"?? Anyway, this "os": I read about voluminous hairstyles, bituminous underpinnings, scandalous states in incestuous diozesen. Everywhere roses. If something is -os, it can also be -esk? Is kafkaesk and kafkaos the same?? If yes, then I spare no oskapade and grunde burschikesk the black foesk.

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Positive annual balance sheet of the brk water rescue service

Actually, 2012 was not a bad year for the bamberg water rescue service, if it hadn’t been for the tiresome issue of the costs for swimming training in the bambados. "We did not have to pay anything for our legally required training hours in the old indoor swimming pool. Now in the bambados we have to hand over around 4,000 euros a year to the municipal utility company", criticized marcus petermann, chairman of the bamberg local group.

Training takes place every wednesday – and the water rescue service has to pay 95 euros for it. This means that the water rescue service is classified in the same way as a swimming club. "But we are a rescue service, and we don’t swim for fun or for medals or trophies that end up in the clubhouse," he said, petermann railed at the members’ meeting. A recently concluded service agreement with the municipal utility company has eased the situation somewhat. According to this, the water rescue service commits itself to 150 hours a year of supervision of the pools. At the same time, around half of the annual fee is waived for them.

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Clear sludge becomes a problem

"We must demand cost-covering consumption charges. If we don’t raise them, we won’t get our budget approved in the next few years", the manager of the market municipality of heiligenstadt, rudiger schmidt, warned the board at the youngest market municipality council meeting.

Schmitt informed that the calculation period for some clear plants expired at the end of 2019. That’s why wolfgang och of the bavarian municipal auditing association has carried out a new calculation of fees.

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For the first time, sharp live images from the mouse brain

For the first time, sharp live images from the mouse brain

The team led by prof. Stefan hell used the STED light microscope he developed, which makes structures with a resolution of less than 70 nanometers visible – about 1000 times finer than a hair. "Looking directly into the organism opens up a new tur in neurology and can provide insights into diseases such as alzheimer’s, autism or parkinson’s," hell told the news agency dpa. The aim is to decipher fundamental molecular processes in the brain.

The team from the gottingen-based max planck institute for biophysical chemistry published their work in this friday’s "science" magazine. Prof. Leo peichl of the max planck institute for brain research in frankfurt praised the technology. "This is a very interesting improvement for biological research. This will advance science enormously," he said in response to a question from the dpa.

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5Th place for lsc hochstadt

With over 1,300 entries, the german cross-country championships in ingolstadt had one of the highest numbers of participants in the past ten years. A challenging 1.1-kilometer circuit with several climbs, obstacles, and sharp turns was set out in the middle of the city’s hindenburg park. Four runners from LSC hochstadt took to the starting line in the 4.1-kilometer middle-distance race for men. Actually there should have been six, but two sportsmen were prevented for health and private reasons.

In the starting field, which was peppered with top german runners, a leading group quickly formed with the eventual winner richard ringer from rehlingen. The chasing group was led for a long time by hochstadt’s martin weinlander, who had to let a few competitors pass in the last lap, but in the end delivered a strong performance as the best german in 18th place. The two-time bavarian indoor champion of the LSC, adrian konig-rannenberg, started the race a little more cautiously. He relied on his final spurt and collected a few more athletes that way. In the end, he finished in 27th place, in the first third of the overall field. Florian lang came back fresh from the training camp on lanzarote. In the first round he ran a little too offensively, which he clearly felt in the last round.

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Legend with charm and killer instinct: Jean-Marie pfaff in Hirschfeld

When a penalty is awarded in a football match, the goalkeeper is in most cases only the second winner. Not so with jean-marie pfaff. The goalkeeper thwarted far more than half of the penalties imposed on him. He revealed the secret of his success to around 20 youth coaches and junior goalkeepers. And this about 650 kilometers away from brasschaat near antwerp, the current home of the former belgian national goalkeeper: in the upper frankenwald on the sports field of the FC hirschfeld.

Here, a goalkeeper training course had just taken place, initiated by the rennsteig junior team, in which goalkeeper trainer marcel renner from the coburg junior training center and ralf brockner, the DFB training center trainer in poppenreuth, provided practical training aids.

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Boy dies of thirst: seven and a half years in prison for mother

boy dies of thirst: seven and a half years in prison for mother

After the agonizing death of a two-year-old in grevenbroich, the regional court in monchengladbach sentenced the mother to seven and a half years in prison.

The court found the 28-year-old guilty of attempted manslaughter and bodily injury resulting in death, each by omission. The woman had deliberately left the child unattended for two days in an overheated room of her apartment in north rhine-westphalia. It died of thirst.

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In days of need, there was help in the habberge district

In days of need, there was help in the Habberge district

"I had a very good time in germany", hilendi nurja recalls vaguely and in broken german – but nevertheless. In 1998, the 15-year-old, her brother xhulio (18) and her parents arben and suzana came to germany as refugees from albania.
The young people recently visited the habberge district again after many years. Nearby they were at the international camp at ellertshauser lake and in hammelburg anyway. There they each met for a week with young people from different countries.
The meeting with old acquaintances from early childhood in habfurt and the surrounding area was initiated by harry riegel. "It's a mixture of lions club and 'habfurt helps'", walter becker explained. The retired doctor from westheim and his wife are host parents for the youngsters for a few nights. Both the lions and "habfurt helps" engage in albania. Hilendi and xhulio spent the remaining two weeks with wilhelm wolpert's family in habfurt. "We arrived in habfurt without a care in the world and were well received", xhulio recalls in neat german.

An angel named rita
Before the family from shkodra in albania came to habfurt, they lived briefly in an asylum shelter in wurzburg. Xhulio was already a little older than his sister and still has good memories of the time in habfurt, where they lived on the gries. The schramm family from steinsfeld had taken special care of the asylum seekers. Above all, the already deceased rita schramm was the good angel for the nurjas. Rita schramm had found the mother suzana, who had been lost in a trance, on the main bridge in habfurt and took pity on the albanian family. Rita and ludwig schramm collected everything from cooking pots to various household utensils and made them available to the family. The nurjas were happy to stay in germany, as xhulio reports. But after the situation in albania had improved again, the family had to return there according to the asylum law. Hilendi visited the kindergarten and xhulio the school. Xhulio now has his albanian high school diploma in his pocket and even wants to study in germany, possibly medicine, he says.

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Aichwald: man abuses mare – investigators check several stables in the region

Aichwald: Man abuses mare - investigators check several stables in the region

Sexual abuse: an as yet unknown man sexually assaulted a horse in aichwald-aischschieb (esslingen district, baden-wurttemberg) and fled the scene. Before mistreating the mare, he broke into the stable and was caught in flagrante by the owner.As the police announced on wednesday, several riding stables in the region are being inspected and operators and riders are being questioned in order to obtain information about the perpetrator.

Violation of the animal protection law

Local police search for rapist. According to the officials, the man was about 00.45 o'clock caught by owner of horse stable sexually abusing mare. The 20- to 25-year-old allegedly visited the mare's stall and stood on a stool to abuse the animal.

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