Park in Arnhem locked at night because of parties
Park Sonsbeek in Arnhem will close between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. for the next two months. There is also an alcohol ban from 8 p.m. until the end of September. Mayor Ahmed Marcouch has decided that reports broadcaster Gelderland. In recent weeks, according to the mayor, large parties have been held in the evening and at night.
These parties attract young people from Arnhem and surrounding municipalities. Visitors do not keep their distance and enforcement and police should intervene “almost continuously”. A large brawl recently involved at least 100 people. According to the broadcaster, local residents have been complaining about nuisance from Park Sonsbeek for some time.
Marcouch has now decided to close the park, because the summer holidays have started. He fears that even more young people will go to the park. According to him, this creates “unacceptable health risks”. He calls on parents to know where their children are and to address them.
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In this blog keeps NRC the developments around the corona news of Tuesday 27 July. This was the most important news of Monday 26 July.
- The cabinet is canceling all multi-day events to take place before September 1. These include the Lowlands, Down the Rabbit Hole and Mysteryland festivals that were planned for the end of August. Festival organizer ID&T is pursuing the summary proceedings it has filed against the government.
- From Tuesday, traveling to any EU country will no longer be discouraged by the Dutch government. For the time being, each Member State within the EU has a green or yellow travel advice, rather than the more serious orange label.
- The steady decline The number of corona infections reported to RIVM continued, while the number of corona patients in hospitals continued to rise slightly.
Read the corona blog of Monday 26 July here