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Swimming pool
Jul 3 '18 12:50

A 4-year-old boy from the Netherlands drowned in a hotel's swimming pool on Ibiza on Monday. Attempts to resuscitate the child were unsuccessful. The boy's family is receiving psychological aid, AD reports.

The incident happened at the Marble Stella Maris hotel in San Antonio. A lifeguard saw the child at the bottom of one of the pools at around 2:30 p.m. He dove the boy out of the water and started resuscitation. Emergency services took over from him. Emergency workers tried to revive the child for 45 minutes, but it was to no avail.  

Ambulance
Jun 8 '18 07:31

A 29-year-old man drowned in swimming pool De Dennen in the Gelderland town of Vorden overnight. How the man ended up in the pool is unclear. The police are investigating.

Emergency services responded to the pool on Oude Zutphenseweg around 3:00 a.m., according to De Stentor. First responders took the man out of the water and tried to resuscitate him, but it was to no avail. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The pool will be closed on Friday for police investigation.

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
May 29 '18 12:50

Hard drugs were used at a party that ended in a 29-year-old man found dead in a swimming pool and another man found unconscious and critically injured on a farm in Milheeze, Noord-Brabant on Sunday morning, the police said in a statement. According to the police, it is not yet clear whether drug use resulted in the victims' death and injuries.

The injured man was rushed to hospital. His condition is stable, but he is still in intensive care, the police said. Two people arrested on Sunday morning. 

Crime scene
May 28 '18 07:32

A man was found dead in a swimming pool on a farm in Miheeze, Noord-Brabant on Sunday. Another person was found unconscious and in critical condition about 100 meters away. Two people were arrested, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter.

Emergency services resuscitated both victims on the farm on Peeldijk. The man found in the pool, a 29-year-old man from Milheeze, died at the scene. The other victim was rushed to hospital by ambulance. The identity of this victim has not yet been revealed.

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Jan 10 '18 09:30

A staff member of a sports center in Lochem died and a colleague was injured when they were trapped inside a sea container. The box was used to store compressed wood biomass pellets for the swimming pool heating system there.

Emergency rescue crews responded to De Beemd in Lochem. Firefighters broke open the container and rescued the two unwell workers.

For one of the workers the assistance came too late. His colleague is now recovering in the hospital. The identity of the victims is still unknown.

Outdor swimming pool
Nov 22 '17 10:40

Swim instructors and lifeguards experience more work pressure and stress since the drowning of 9-year-old Syrian girl Salam at a swimming lesson in Rhenen two years ago, according to a survey conducted by association Sport and Municipalities, RTV Utrecht reports. 

The survey was conducted among 977 volunteers, seasonal workers and professionals at 588 swimming pools throughout the Netherlands. The majority of respondents were professional lifeguards and instructors. 

Swimming pool
Oct 25 '17 14:10

The Dol-fijn swimming pool in Maassluis had to hire in extra security due to threats received after PVV leader Geert Wilders posted a critical tweet about the pool on Twitter earlier this week. "We owe all this to Geert Wilders", Dol-fijn manager Richard Ritmeester said to newspaper AD.

This commotion started because of an announcement on the Dol-fijn website. The announcement offered swimming lessons to "(immigrant) women" who want to get their A, B, or C swimming diploma in a screened-off place. "Sharia swimming in the Netherlands", Wilders tweeted. 

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Dec 29 '16 07:33

Empty swimming pool building De Meer in Culemborg went up in flames on Wednesday night. The building on Multatulilaan was sold to Association Islamic community Culemborg, who planned to transform it into a mosque. Five cars also caught fire. According to the police, this is not a case of fire spreading from one place to another, a spokesperson said to ANP.

Sep 26 '16 13:15

A child was injured on in the parking lot of swimming pool De Vennen in Dongen on Sunday when he was hit by a car trying to park

Confession
Aug 19 '14 11:47

In Tilburg, the swimming pool Stappegoor received an anonymous letter from a person who confesses that he or she did not pay for a swim at the pool 13 years ago. Sneaking in past the counter. The swimmer attacked a €5 note to the letter, the Brabants Dagblad reports.

Chateau La Tour
Aug 6 '14 14:47

In France, a Dutch man was arrested for owning and running a French castle as a hotel illegally. According to local radio network France Bleu, the man was busted during a control last week Thursday, and is still in detention, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

without gas
Jun 23 '14 11:15

Utility company Liander is going to pay out almost €1 million to those people affected by the gas outage in Apeldoorn, which left over 1,000 homes without gas in the Sprenkelaar neighborhood at the start of this month.

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Jun 16 '14 17:14

A three year old boy was saved from drowning by his neighbor on Sunday evening. Martijn Bunte heard a screaming voice after returning home from dinner, and a few seconds later he was seen as a hero by saving a little neighborhood boy from drowning on Father's Day.

Swimming pool
Mar 13 '14 08:07

A 28-year old man was apprehended on Monday for the sexual abuse of three boys between five and six years of age.

Jun 20 '13 08:50

Less visitors for less outdoor pools. The, mostly, private owners of these baths have not an  easy time. This can be concluded from figures of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

Fewer Dutch can cool down in the summer in an outdoor swimming pool. There are at this moment only 220 of such pools, against 330 in the late 1980s. The cause: municipalities must cut spending and have merged.

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