Groningen City Signs Clean Transport Deal

The municipal government of Groningen yesterday signed a deal with the business community and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) for sustainable transport in the city centre. The Convenant Duurzame Stadslogistiek (Covenant on Sustainable Urban Logistics), which includes signatures from the Groningen City Club, the Central Association for Ambulatory Trade (CVAH) and VNO-NCW Noord, among others, is designed to make the medieval city centre less congested and cleaner. Groningen has grown in population size in recent years, from […]

City Central Keeps Up The Good Work

The social-integration organisation City Central has continued to help international people integrate with Dutch society as they host their third-ever ‘Q Tea Bubble Tea’ event this afternoon. The bubble tea events are designed to drum up interest in the organisation and to encourage those new to Groningen to meet people in a similar situation to themselves. City Central was established in January of this year, and has since sought to achieve these goals through various […]

Lets Gro Festival – enabling a happy and informed student population

Lets Gro festival has arrived in Groningen. From the 31st of October to the 3rd of November, the municipality of Groningen will host this freely accessible festival, which seeks to share various initiatives and innovations to benefit the future of the city. This year’s theme is all about happiness. Groningen is considered to be one of the happiest cities in Europe according to a recent investigation by the European Commission. This year, Lets Gro will prioritise […]