Ronald Schneider

Rotterdam campaign against forced marriages
May 24 '17 16:00

Rotterdam launched a campaign against forced marriages on Wednesday. The campaign consists of a number of posters of all kinds of people kissing, with a simple message: In the Netherlands you choose your own partner. 

Leefbaar Rotterdam alderman Ronald Schneider hung the first poster on Wednesday. "I live in Rotterdam-Zuid, where I sometimes see couples secretly holding hands against the quay wall", he said to RTV Rijnmond. "This is the Netherlands in 2017. It can not be that a girl and a boy of around 20 should still secretly hold each others and?"

De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam
Nov 30 '16 13:30

Architecture firm OMA presented its feasibility study for Feyenoord City on Wednesday. Feyenoord hopes to get 135 million euros from the municipality of Rotterdam for the new stadium, which will have capacity for 63 thousand spectators. The Rotterdam team hopes to start using the new football stadium on the Nieuwe Maas in 2022, reports

Nov 10 '16 08:34

Rotterdam alderman Ronald Schneider was insulted and attacked by residents of the Hoogvliet neighborhood after a meeting about accommodating refugees in the area on Wednesday night, reports

The municipality of Rotterdam wants to accommodate 12 refugees - asylum seekers with a residency permit - in Hoogvliet. These are men waiting for their families to arrive under the family reunification regulation. According to the plan, they will stay in the neighborhood for up to two years.

Social Housing
Mar 3 '16 12:27

Worried Rotterdam tenants started collecting signatures on Wednesday to petition for a referendum on the municipality's plans to demolish some 20 thousand low-cost rental housing. The municipality plans to replace the cheap apartments with homes for families and professionals

Feb 4 '15 08:11

The residents of the apartment building in Rotterdam in which there was a gas explosion on Sunday, may now go to collect their belongings after being initially barred from the building because it was unsafe. The director of housing corporation Havensteder said on Tuesday that residents will be allowed to enter under supervision.

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Sep 29 '14 11:16

Politicians in Rotterdam have told football club Feyenoord that it may have to come up with the millions needed for the extra land that construction company BAM needs to rebuild De Kuip stadium according to their measurements, De Telegraaf reports.

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