Opel meeting with 10,000 visitors: konigsfeld becomes a pit lane

Opel meeting with 10,000 visitors: Konigsfeld becomes a pit lane

With the course of the 11. Chairman gerald kohler is satisfied with the results of the first meeting of the opelfreunde konigsfeld. The 29 members managed the festival, however, only with the help of about 250 helpers from the village and the surrounding area, for which kohler expressed his best thanks. The 1000 mark of arrived vehicles was not quite reached, but otherwise the about 10000 guests got their money’s worth with the event. Konigsfeld itself has only 550 inhabitants in comparison.

On the land there was a mixture of camp and cowboy atmosphere, coupled of course with the smell of carburetors and tire and engine smells. But that is part of such an association of car, pardon opel fans. Since each of them also likes to screw something on his ride, there are everywhere "technical discussions" on the agenda. Their part contribute to it the cars, which place themselves to the evaluations. The engine is the first thing to be scrutinized, of course, and when a row of red LED lamps lights up under the open hood, and when the wing doors go up and the deck sinks behind the seats, not only the eyes of the proud owner light up, but also those of the surrounding spectators. The stewards naturally remain cool and note everything down in their lists.

As always, the highlight of the opel days was the race on the eighth mile. Over 40 vehicles took up the challenge. Eight categories were judged, depending on the number of horsepower. District administrator johann kalb (CSU) and mayor gisela hofmann (BB) gave the starting permission with the green flag.

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Brussels wants tougher tax rules for internet giants

Brussels wants tougher tax rules for internet giants

Internet companies such as google and facebook are to pay significantly more taxes in europe in the future according to the will of the eu commission.

In the future, taxes will primarily be levied where the users are located and where online revenues are generated, the brussels authorities announced on wednesday. However, the EU member states still had to approve the advances before they could come into force.

The EU commission and a number of EU countries have been complaining for some time that digital companies such as google and facebook have significant revenues and profits in europe, but pay little tax because they do not have taxable headquarters in most countries. They are also bundling their activities in countries with low tax rates. Facebook has its international headquarters in ireland, for example.

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Wilde’s vision is the third league

Wilde's vision is the third league

This week, the TG wurzburg presented further details of its plan to help the sport of handball in wurzburg regain its glory and success to several dozen interested parties, including representatives of other clubs, for example from heidingsfeld and marktsteft. "Departure to more handball" is the title of the project, the details of which for the youth sector the club has already made public recently. Now also the plans for the manner were named.

After that, the TGW wants to advance from the district league to the state league within three years. In a second project step, the promotion to the third league is to be completed within a further three years. In addition, an HC wurzburg gmbh is to be founded. TGW head of department reimund wiegand and former second division coach raimo wilde are the leaders behind the initiative. In the foyer of the TGW hall in the feggrube, the holder of the A-schein also introduced the sponsor of the ambitious action: former national player sven tiedtke.

The 32-year-old has played 64 international matches for germany (92 goals) and 370 bundesliga matches (1190 goals) and will be playing for bundesliga club HSG wetzlar next season. "Of course i will not be permanently on the spot". It is not possible to do it in time. I’m a professional," said tiedtke. But i am available for handball camps or special youth trainings"."

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Search for alternatives to spruce

Search for alternatives to spruce

The frankenwald will be a mixed forest of fir, douglas fir, beech and pedunculate oak in a few decades – maybe even much earlier. Perhaps exotic-sounding tree species such as giant live tree, atlas and lebanon cedar, sweet chestnut and tree hazel can still be found in the woods between rennsteig and obermain. The spruce will no longer exist because it has fallen victim to climate change. It is too warm and too dry. The bark beetle will have killed the weak spruces.

In parts of the coburg region, the temperature increase is now as far advanced as predicted for the frankenwald in decades. The spruce is no longer to be found there in the coburg region.

Alarming news for the members of the forest owners association (WBV) kronach-rothenkirchen at their general meeting on monday evening in the packed zecherhalle in neukenroth. As a sign of the forest’s transformation, each member received a fir plant to plant in the forest, along with many others.

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What does jorg dittwar actually do??

What does jorg dittwar actually do??

Paint the doors, clean out the cellar and get the garden ready for spring. "Now we finally find the time", says jorg dittwar and laughs. The corona pandemic forces the 150-time bundesliga player, who now lives in dietersdorf (coburg district), to devote himself to his own four walls and not to the kicking youngsters. The 56-year-old is responsible for the youth teams of the SG ebersdorf/grobgarnstadt/frohnlach as athletic director. Dittwar is also involved with his former club, the 1.FC nurnberg. With herbert harrer, dittwar has been responsible for the FCN’s inclusion school project since april 2017 and holds a session once a week with the workshops at the valznerweiher sports park, where people with and without disabilities play soccer together.

Dittwar is passionate about helping people with disabilities. Already in his days as a player at the club (1987 to 1994) the trained painter helped out in workshops for the disabled. From 2009 to 2017 he was national coach of fubball players with intellectual impairment (national team ID). "It is very fun to work with these people", says dittwar. When the german disabled sports association (DBS) is looking for a new national coach, he is made aware of the vacancy. "The position was advertised and I was asked if I would be interested in applying. But I did not apply to be able to call myself national coach." Dittwar, who had already completed further training in the care of the handicapped, finally prevailed over four competitors. To play in the national team ID, an IQ below 75 must be established. Because the tests are not standardized worldwide, there is a large performance gap in the national teams. "For the netherlands, players who could play in the bavarian and regional leagues in germany are playing", says dittwar. For germany, on the other hand, there were players who played at the level of the lower divisions. "It’s like 18-year-olds playing against ten-year-olds."

New structures built

When dittwar took over, he had to build a completely new structure – and a new team. "There were players who cheated on the test to be able to play with us. But we didn’t let that pass." With the national team ID dittwar participated in two world championships (2010 in south africa, 2014 in brazil) and two european championships (2012 in sweden, 2016 in france).

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What is stored?

What is stored?

Mayor gerhard theuer tried to be objective when talking about "landfill site 1 (DK1)" at the castle meeting on tuesday evening. "The whole thing is only an announcement of the company schicker, and schicker is cooperative", he emphasized.

As soon as there are exact ideas and plans, there will be a public meeting with schicker. Nevertheless, he did not hide the suspicion that the company wanted to expand its originally presented construction intention on the company's own storage area by successive additional purchases of flat areas considerably in the direction of industrial areas and development. This has already been discussed negatively in the municipal council.

Apart from the fact that one does not know yet sufficiently exactly, which materials are to be stored, one does not want actually a dump, into which per year 10,000 to 15,000 tons whatever material are to be brought, at the local edge for the next 30 years.

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