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new flying route to Copenhagen

New flying route to Copenhagen

Starting this September, Airport Eelde introduces a new flying route to Copenhagen. The flights are operated by Nordica airline and they will have a frequency of 12 flights a week. The planes go six days a week, twice a day, morning and evening. Saturday will be

bus from groningen to amsterdam

Bus from Groningen to Amsterdam

Starting tomorrow – 07 July – FlixBus introduces a new connection between Groningen and Amsterdam.  Now, you can travel by bus from Groningen to Amsterdam in 2:25 h for only 7 euros. And not just a bus: Flixbis offers a bus with WiFi and electricity.


RUG’s Brexit statement

Update After the result of the UK’s EU referendum has been announced, the University of Groningen has put out a statement to reassure British students about their future at the university. Britain has opted to leave the EU which looks like it will cause some major


City Beach Groningen / Stadsstrand Groningen

Brand new: the city beach Groningen! In Dutch: Stadsstrand. You can find this cute beach near the Ebbingekwartier/Ciboga terrein, it’s next to the Infoversum building. For your navigation: Vrydemalaan. Check this route description on Google Maps, it’s a three minute bike ride. So pack up your


Questions for the Gemeente? Use Whatsapp!

From now on, you can use Whatsapp to ask the gemeente Groningen (municipality) questions. Channels like Twitter, Facebook, phone and e-mail were available before, but the gemeente thinks the free chat service is a useful addition. Spokesperson Hans Coenraads states that Whatsapp can be used for more


Visit local businesses during Open Stad

Curious about the different businesses in Groningen? Would you like to look inside? Well, you can during “Open Stad”, or Open City, in English. On Saturday, March 19th, more than 60 companies open their doors! Companies like The Factor.e, Holland Casino Groningen, and IBM Client Innovation


36,5% of Groningers feel unsafe sometimes

About one-third of people living in the province Groningen feel unsafe sometimes. Only 1,3% often feels unsafe. This is is above the scores of provinces Friesland and Drenthe, but below the national average, says RTVNoord on their website. The article is based on the “veiligheidsmonitor”


Groningen has the best Saturday market

The Saturday market in the center of Groningen wins the national price for the best market. The jury report states that the market is a magnet for tourists and is very diverse. The market is of economical importance for the city, the jury states.  Other


Power-corporation opens energy-store

Local power provider Grunneger Power (Grunneger = Groninger) is opening a new “energy-store” in the Oude Boteringestraat. This physical store will be the place for all your questions around energy and power ánd local sustainability projects. If you want to become a Grunneger Power client