Someren

High school classroom
Sep 13 '18 14:30

The Varendonck College in Asten and Someren is going to start using breathalyzer tests on their pupils. The VMBO, HAVO and VWO school believes that an increasing number of pupils are drunk in class, Omroep Brabant reports.

The school has acquired breathalyzer tests, but hasn't yet used them on pupils, rector Irma van Nieuwenhuijsen said to the broadcaster. "If we suspect that a pupil is drunk in the classroom, we want this option", she said.

Greenco gives away millions of cherry tomatoes, unsaleable due to heat, 3 August 2018
Aug 3 '18 12:10

Vegetable giant Greenco is giving away some 6 million cherry tomatoes for free. Due to the hot weather, the tomatoes saw too much sun, causing their skin to become wrinkled. They can therefore no longer be sold because their quality is too low for supermarkets.

Jun 25 '18 14:30

Air quality in Dutch city centers will meet European standards by the end of this year, according to a new prognoses State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven of Infrastructure presented to parliament on Monday. To help achieve this goal, Van Veldhoven is pushing 10 million euros extra into measures to improve air quality in Amsterdam, Arnhem, Eindhoven, Rotterdam and Utrecht, ANP reports.

Dutch police Arrest team
Jan 31 '18 10:14

The police raided a dozen locations in Oost-Brabant, Limburg and Gelderland early on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the trade of chemicals and narcotics. Five suspects were arrested, the police said in a statement.

The raids started at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Police officers stormed homes and storage units in Geldrop, Helmond, Someren, Venlo, Venray, Nieuw Bergen and Velddriel. The police are still searching through these locations, and expect that this will take up a large part of the day. 

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Sep 19 '16 07:24

The A67 from Eindhoven towards Venlo was partly closed between Leenderheide and Someren on Monday morning after a police chase ended in a car rolling

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
Aug 23 '16 07:47

Police officers in Helmond fired shots while trying to get a stolen delivery van off the road during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Eindhoven police said on Twitter. The occupants of the van got away.

800px-Albino_wallaby_at_the_Columbus_Zoo-2011_07_11_IMG_0776
Aug 11 '16 16:10

A rare albino wallaby was stolen from a park in Someren somewhere between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Someone broke open the fence and took the animal, the caretaker of the park where the animal was kept told Omroep Brabant.

ClqTNlWWkAE4cwA
Jul 21 '16 08:19

It's been about a month since many towns in Noord-Brabant and Limburg were hit by hailstones the size of tennis balls, and while the worst leaks were temporarily plugged, much repair still needs to be done, Omroep Brabant reports.

Jul 18 '16 16:15

The body of a man was found in a garden on Beusakker in the Noord-Brabant town of Someren on Monday morning. The police are investigating how the man died

ClqDJn7WgAALIBq
Jun 27 '16 16:10

Recent storms in the southeast of the Netherlands caused much more damage than initially thought. In Someren alone, damages sustained by farmers and gardeners are estimated at half a billion euros, according to farmers' organization ZLTO

Cj4k2W-W0AIYwM1
Jun 2 '16 07:45

Meteorological institute KNMI issued a code yellow warning for thunderstorms in the Netherlands for the sixth day in a row on Thursday. The storms are expected to hit the eastern parts of the country during the afternoon and evening.

ChiDMImWUAAly9N
May 4 '16 10:30

The two men killed after falling from a crane in Zaltbommel on Tuesday are 53 year old Bart Vink and 61 year old Jos Relou, both from Someren. Remco van Bogget (24) was taken to the hospital with severe injuries. He is not in life threatening danger

Nissan Ambulance
Jan 19 '15 17:58

A 46-year-old man has made a statement after being apprehended as a suspect in a police investigation.

Nissan Ambulance
Jan 10 '15 12:56

Police are trying to track down the driver of a car that barrelled into a group of cyclists sending two girls to the hospital. Eight girls were biking on Lavallestraat in Someren, Noord-Brabant on Friday when a light-coloured car struck several girls from behind.

Subscribe to