The Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment (I&M) has plans to allow commercial flights on Twente Airport, starting 2016. Business travels, training flights, and recreational traffic should be able to start next year.
An otter, a rare sighting in the Randstad, has been reported recently in Nieuwkoopse Plassen. Its triumphant return was short-lived, however, as a dead otter was found on Wednesday on the A12 near Gouda.
The bodies of dike surveyors, Zuiderzeeland (Flevoland) and Groot Salland (Overijssel) are going to more strictly enforce the rules on the Flevoland dikes, when it comes to unleashed dogs. The holes the dogs dig in the grass costs the surveyors thousands of euros annually.
Overijssel wants Dutch largest drinking water supplier Vitens to resume working relationship with Israel’s national water company Mekorot.
A local politician from Denekamp in Overijssel has vanished after plundering the bank account of the town’s funeral association.
In the Zwartewater Hasselt, in the Overijssel province, an early 16th century ship wreck was found. The find is very special, according to archaeologist Michael Klomp.
The provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel are willing to contribute 140 million to an accelerated widening of the A1 between Apeldoorn and Azelo. With the additional finances construction can start in 2017.
Strong winds caused a lot of problems on Thursday. In the provinces of North-Holland and Overijssel several trucks and trailers blew down.