Strenesse files for insolvency again

The luxury fashion manufacturer strenesse has again filed for insolvency proceedings in self-administration. The district court in nordlingen in northern swabia has already granted the application, said a company spokeswoman.

Several media had previously reported on the insolvency petition. With this step, strenesse new gmbh wants to free itself from further burdens of the former strenesse AG. "Business operations will continue seamlessly," the company spokeswoman emphasized.

"One of the nicest things that we have is the potato," writes the soon-to-be 80-year-old rosa storkle in her book "potato festival. She put her book together with love, and with just as much love she still pursues conservation farming to safeguard the diversity of varieties and to let others share in the fascination of the tuber. The potato is her hobby. She has around 300 varieties from 50 countries around the world at home. Many brought them to the seed festival in volkach, where they found rubbing sales.

2000 visitors attracted

That's exactly what it was all about at the seed festival of the "open house" association, which again attracted about 2000 visitors on saturday, this time to the mainschleifenhalle in volkach. The organizers barbara and martin keller wanted to inspire the visitors with the diversity of the varieties. They are all seed resistant, which means that their seeds will grow into plants that have the same characteristics and shape as their parent plants. The variety can therefore be propagated naturally, as in the past.

Partial lockdown until 10. january: stricter rules on new year's eve?

In view of persistently high infection figures, bavaria’s minister-president markus soder (CSU) is considering tightening contact restrictions – also on new year’s eve.

After the federal and state governments agreed to extend the partial lockdown until 10. January soder raised the question "whether that alone is the mabnahme or whether there is still a need for significant improvements in some places". During a visit to passau, the CSU leader said on thursday: "if the figures remain like this, it will also be clear that on new year’s eve, for example, the number of contacts will also have to be reduced."

world bank warns of cost explosion in flood disasters

In 2005, the flood damage of the 136 major port cities included in the study was 6 billion dollars (4.5 billion euros).

The scientists had analyzed the current and future flood risk and flood protection for the individual cities. They calculated three scenarios – with no sea level rise at all, with a 20-centimeter sea level rise and with a 40-centimeter sea level rise by 2050. The data was then used to draw conclusions about the costs to be expected in the event of flooding. In addition to rising sea levels, the causes of the predicted massive increase in costs are land erosion and socio-economic factors such as growing populations in the affected regions. .

While many baur employees at the weismain site are breathing a sigh of relief, the mobele purchasers have had the sad certainty since tuesday: their jobs have fallen victim to the "focus" synergy project to the sacrifice. The furniture and home furnishings ranges will in future be handled at otto group headquarters in hamburg. "This has nothing to do with the performance of the division", said baur managing director albert klein. "We have competition in the online market that is becoming increasingly intense and fierce. We have to take advantage of all possible synergies, especially on the purchasing side."

It could have been worse for the site. Then, when actually only the buyers of shoes had remained at the obermain. After a long struggle, an agreement has been reached within the group: although purchasing will in principle be managed centrally from hamburg. But the shopping areas shoes, jewelry/watches, sports, household, lighting as well as gifts, toys and sub-goods will remain in weismain.

Banking supervision for the euro zone is coming

The new supervisory authority is to be set up gradually at the european central bank (ECB) by march 2014. "This is an important step forward that will make the eurozone stronger," said eu internal market commissioner michel barnier in brussels.

The uniform control for financial institutions in the euro zone is a central component of a european banking union – it is intended to make the financial sector more secure. "We could have avoided many crises with such a mechanism," said barnier.

Sudlink: 'new' old variant in eastern district causes surprise

Oerlenbach’s mayor franz kuhn was surprised when he heard that the. February, the other planning with the 1000-meter corridors of the high-voltage line sudlink in the eastern district of bad kissingen was considered. But a variant appears in the map that he long ago wahnte from the table.

According to the current plan, the route corridor coming along the A71 from the north splits above poppenhausen (schweinfurt district). One line continues straight down the autobahn to bergrheinfeld. The other branched off to the west and bent off to the southwest in the direction of arnstein or grobgartach in bad-wurttemberg – right through the middle between oerlenbach and ebenhausen. The last proposal was to run the corridor south of ebenhausen. The crazy thing: this route was already a topic once, but was considered rejected.

Free wuste or parking for a fee?

The gravel parking lot at the bleichwasen was built before the small garden show in 2011. In the meantime, it has developed into a heavily used visitor and commuter parking lot. But there is one problem that the CSU faction in the city council now wants to tackle.

In dry weather, the land in sthashausen is a dust dessert, in rain it is a mud flat covered with plaster. "In both cases, the space is not reasonably usable," writes the CSU. Trucks blocking parts of the square.

If everything goes according to plan, construction work on the facility will begin right after the end of the 2018 swimming season, explains the head of the municipal utility, stephan proschold. Ideally, the project will be completed at the beginning of the 2019 season.

Winter weather is decisive

according to proschold, whether this will work depends above all on favorable weather conditions in winter.

Marco meissner with a loud hiss pushes a substance out of the spruher. What at first glance looks like a steam radiator is actually a device that applies plaster. A craftsman works his way meter by meter along the wall in the corridor of the old VHS building, while his colleague follows him and smoothes out the freshly applied layer.

"We are using lime plaster in the old building area," explains, explains gregor fischer of the architects’ office spindler+. This has a good reason. "It is somewhat more difficult to work with, but is most compatible with the old building fabric." fischer thinks of the dampness that likes to stay in old walls. So plastering on a gypsum base would have been a problem. In addition, the lime plaster creates a better indoor climate.