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Vote for the Brussels Grand Départ at the Visit.brussels Awards!

Vote for the Brussels Grand Départ at the Visit.brussels Awards!

The Brussels Grand Départ, the start of the Tour de France in Brussels in 2019, is nominated for the Visit.brussels Awards 2020 in the 'International Event' category. Everyone is invited to vote until 2 March 2020.

What future for the Baths of Brussels?

What future for the Baths of Brussels?

As part of the Sustainable District Contract The Marolles, the City of Brussels has ordered a study for a master plan for the restoration and programming of the Baths of Brussels (the swimming pool in the city centre 'Bains de Bruxelles - Baden van Brussel'). All residents and the users of the neighborhood and the swimming pool can give their opinion via a survey.

Plastic bags forbidden in all shops

Plastic bags forbidden in all shops

From 1 March 2020, plastic bags for fruit and vegetables will be banned throughout the Brussels Capital Region, even for bags that are biobased and compostable at home.

New bus 56 between Neder-Over-Heembeek and Schuman

New bus 56 between Neder-Over-Heembeek and Schuman

In March 2020, a new bus line (line 56) will be inaugurated between Neder-Over-Heembeek and Schuman (via Schaerbeek). The southern terminus of line 56 will be at Schuman (Rue Archimède, also the terminus of other lines).

Campaign 'Radicalization: and you, how do you feel about it?'

Campaign 'Radicalization: and you, how do you feel about it?'

Bravvo (Prevention Service of the City of Brussels) launched an awareness campaign on violent radicalization: Radicalization: and you, how do you feel about it? Within this campaign, a Facebook group becomes the space for discussion and educational information about radicalization.

Laeken winner of the 'Hidden Treasures' campaign

Laeken winner of the 'Hidden Treasures' campaign

Nearly 10 million lamps and light fixtures were collected by the Belgians in 2018. To reward that, Recupel launched a campaign in which every Belgian could identify his or her 'hidden treasures': beautiful but undervalued places that deserve to be put in the spotlight. 'Memory of Expo 58' in Laeken was one of the winners.

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