Spijkenisse

Amsterdam
May 30 '18 16:10

Amsterdam has the most to offer of all municipalities in the Netherlands when it comes to culture. Maastricht and Leeuwarden are in second and third place respectively, according to the new Atlas for Municipalities presented in Leeuwarden on Wednesday afternoon, Het Parool reports.

Among the provinces, Groningen has the biggest cultural offering, followed by Zeeland and Noord-Holland. Flevoland is last on the ranking.

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Mar 6 '18 11:52

Police officers in bullet-proof vests were spotted at secondary school My College on Zinkseweg in Spijkenisse on Thursday. They are investigating a threat, according to NOS.

The students are still at the school and lessons are continuing as normal, the police said, according to ANP. A spokesperson would not give the news wire any further information about the incident.

Oliebollen
Dec 28 '17 16:00

Bakkerij Klootwijk on Poolsterstaat in Rotterdam was named the bakery that makes the best oliebollen this year in AD's annual Oliebollen Test. "Even superlatives do not express the taste sufficiently. World class. A deep bow for the bakers team of Klootwijk", the AD testers write about the bakery's oliebollen.

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Oct 3 '17 09:36

On December 29th, an experiment will start with running night subways in Rotterdam and its surrounding areas. For one year, transit company RET will run subways on all lines for an hour longer on Fridays and Saturdays. This means that the last subway will leave Rotterdam at 1:30 a.m., AD reports.

Dutch police officers responding to a report of a crime
Sep 22 '17 07:46

A man was shot and killed while sitting in a car on Rozenlaan in Spijkenisse on Thursday night, the police said on Twitter. As yet no details were released about the victims identity. No arrests were made.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. The man was shot through his car window, according to newspaper AD. The police launched a large-scale investigation and a manhunt for the perpetrators. One bullet went through the terrace window of a house on Rozenlaan. The police also did an investigation inside the house.

water
Aug 15 '17 13:40

Traces of the potentially carcinogenic substance GenX were found in the tap water of The Hague, Zoetermeer and Leiden, water company Dunea announced on Tuesday. The company stresses that the concentrations are very low and that the drinking water is still safe, AD reports.

PIZZA_BOY
Jul 12 '17 11:16

The Dutch police arrested two men for harassing at least eight families in very random ways. The victims were saddled with large pizza deliveries they didn't order, magazine subscriptions they never signed up for and in some cases even had sex workers and hearses showing up at their doors, AD reports.

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Apr 5 '17 07:33

The PVV plans to take part in the municipal elections of 60 municipalities spread over all 12 Dutch provinces next year, party leader Geert Wilders announced in an interview with AD on Wednesday.

The party will take part in the local elections of municipalities in which the PVV has a lot of support, such as Spijkenisse, Edam-Volendam and Ruchpen and medium sized towns like Nieuwegein, Vlaardingen and Zoetermeer. The PVV will also go for municipalities where the party did well during the parliamentary election last month.

Oliebollen
Dec 27 '16 09:19

The annual award for making the best "oliebollen" in the Netherlands again went to baker Voskamp from Spijkenisse. This is the third time Voskamp wins newspaper AD's oliebollen test, previous wins were 2015 and 2010. 

Oliebollen are a traditional Dutch snack that is something of a cross between a dumpling and a donut, sometimes called Dutch donuts or just Dutchies in English.

Mother hugs toddler next to the A20 in Spijkenisse after bystander Vincent Bakker rescued him and baby sibling from a burning car, 20 Oct 2016 (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube)
Oct 21 '16 14:45

Vincent Bakker, a 26-year-old mechanic from Spijkenisse, rescued a baby and a toddler from a burning car on the A20 in Schiedam on Thursday morning. The police released a video of this act of heroism.

collegas-op-straat
Aug 10 '16 13:20

Police officers fired several shots near Spijkenisse subway station on Tuesday while arrested a man waving a butcher knife about and shouting. The suspect was hit in the leg. No one else was injured, the police said in a statement.

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Jun 2 '16 10:48

A 47-year-old man was arrested in Spijkenisse on Wednesday in connection with several cases of arson, including one that killed an elderly couple in Hellevoetsluis last month, the police announced on Thursday.

Geert Wilders
Jan 15 '16 07:56

In response to the mass sexual assaults in Cologne over New Year's, the PVV plans to hand out "resistance spray" to women so that they can protect themselves from attacks by "Islamic testosterone bombs". The spray contains a dye that will stain an attacker's skin and clothing. It is a legal alternative to banned pepper spray, ANP reports.

steroids
Nov 5 '15 11:32

It seems that drug criminals are now also making anabolic steroids. A drug lab the police dismantled in Rotterdam in April was found to contain banned hormones used in bodybuilding drugs. A spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor called it a "major health risk".

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Nov 4 '15 12:15

A 45 year old man suspected of war crimes in the Balkans in the 90's, was extradited to Bosnia on the Public Prosecutor announced. In Bosnia the man stands accused of killing two people and torturing and robbing prisoners.

Oct 29 '15 14:24

With New Year's eve approaching, the police are once again discovering large amounts of illegal fireworks all across the Netherlands. In the past month alone, the police have confiscated 3,403 kilograms of illegal fireworks and arrested numerous suspects.

Politie
Sep 28 '15 19:16

A police tactical team raided the home of a 19-year-old Spijkenisse man suspected of involvement in a vicious home invasion that led to the death of a 48-year-old Tilburg resident. The arrest for the September 15 crime took place on Monday morning.

Police sign
Jul 27 '15 15:01

The missing 13 year old girl from Spijkenisse has been found. According to the police, she is in good health and doing well. A 41 year old man has been arrested in connection with her disappearance.

Police sign
Jul 8 '15 15:15

On Tuesday the police broke up a chat-scam scheme and arrested 4 suspects on suspicion of theft, fraud and money laundering.

Jul 1 '15 13:59

The Rotterdam police have launched an investigation into the delivery of parcels containing drugs to seemingly random addresses in the Zuid-Holland area Voorne-Putten.

2008 BMW M3 E92 in Dutch police livery
May 29 '15 15:40

A man was forced to perform sexual acts with another man in the Park Waterland in Spijkenisse on the morning of May 13th. The police are looking for witnesses.

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Nov 19 '14 09:11

On Wednesday 415,124 voters in 16 municipalities cast their vote in the municipal elections.

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Sep 26 '14 10:59

In Simonshaven, a man was arrested at around 10 p.m. after reportedly attempting to drive his car into a police officer. The officer was forced to shoot the suspect's car in order to get the situation under control.

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Sep 3 '14 08:25

A family in Spijkenisse has been blacklisted by the Food Bank for helping out people whose needs were larger than its own.

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