Zundert

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Sep 3 '18 13:20

The annual flower parade in Zundert attracted 70 thousand visitors on Sunday - a new record, according to the organizers. "Until the last moment on Sunday, many people still bought tickets", a spokesperson said to ANP.

The parade involved around 20 floats - one from every Zundert neighborhood - covered in dahlias. Each float counted at least 400 thousand flowers. Hundreds of volunteers helped construct the floats over the past weeks.

A float featuring an iguana was named the winner this year, second place went to Plague Doctor and third to Out of Space.

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May 1 '18 08:40

The perpetrators whoin Ouenbosch early in March, let them self be locked into the bank for two days to do so, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

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Mar 28 '18 11:30

On Wednesday morning the police arrested a 24-year-old man from Breda for violently robbing a 78-year-old woman in her home in Bladel last year. This robbery is linked to several other robberies committed based on information from Rabobank employees about customers who withdrew large sums of money from the bank.

The 78-year-old woman was seriously injured in the robbery in September 2017. The police believe she lay injured in her home for hours before being discovered, according to Omroep Brabant. The suspect was arrested in his home in Breda around 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

The winning float of Zundert Flower Parade 2008 titled Booming City (Source: Wikimedia/Werner Pellis)
Aug 29 '17 16:10

The municipality of Zundert is taking extra measures to protect its flower parade this year, including placing concrete blocks on access roads. The flower parade is taking place this weekend, Omroep Brabant reports.

"Maybe a hundred thousand people from home and abroad are coming to watch the flower parade this weekend", a spokesperson for the municipality said to the broadcaster. "At such a big event, it is important that you as municipality look at safety." According to the spokesperson, a number of visible and invisible measures are being taken.

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Aug 9 '17 10:10

A Rabobank employee suspected of working with robbers, tipped the robbers about a customer who withdrew 100 thousand euros from a branch in Venlo. The man from Mulheim in Germany was robbed on the street a short time later, the Limburger reports.

The suspected bank employee worked at Rabobank's customer service department three days a week. He told the police that the robbers were blackmailing him with incriminating information. He cooperated with them because he feared for his job. 

Rabobank
Aug 2 '17 11:10

A Rabobank employee was arrested in connection with a failed robbery in Zundert last week. The police believe the bank employee tipped robbers when clients left the bank with large amounts of money, a spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl.

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Mar 29 '16 08:03

Four Belgian men were arrested in Wernhout at around 4:00 a.m. on Monday. The police suspect them of assaulting at least two people with brass knuckles in Rijsbergen and Zundert during the early hours of Monday morning.

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Mar 25 '16 12:45

The owner of a store in Klein-Zundert was injured when four armed suspects robbed his store on Klein-Zundertseweg on Friday morning. Employees managed to overpower one of the suspects, the other three fled.

Mar 21 '16 11:00

The police issued a warning about a gang stealing solar panels off rooftops in Noord-Brabant. Investigators are calling on witnesses to come forward.

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Jul 29 '15 11:12

Some 50 flower parade builders from Zundert gathered on the Museumplein in Amsterdam on Tuesday to build a self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh in dahlias. This 8 by 8 meter flower portrait is to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Zundert-born artist's death on Wednesday.

Jul 6 '15 15:59

Amsterdam will be commemorating the 125th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's death on July 29th with a life-size self portrait made from 50 thousand dahlias on the Museumplein.

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Feb 19 '15 12:01

The Supervisory Board of the Stichting Primair Onderwijz (Foundation Primary Education) in Zundert (Spoz) are going to the police today to press charges of embezzlement against its director, the Volkskrant reports.

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Sep 5 '14 16:00

The jewelry store Heaven in Molen street, Zundert, was broken into at 03:10 am on Friday morning.

The winning float of Zundert Flower Parade 2008 titled Booming City (Source: Wikimedia/Werner Pellis)
Sep 2 '14 15:34

The flower parade in Zundert is receiving increasing interest from abroad, with more than a quarter of the tickets for the traditional parade sold to foreigners this year, the organization reported on Tuesday.

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Apr 28 '14 08:25

A 30-year old man was discovered heavily wounded on a street in Zundert by a passer-by on Sunday morning. It is unclear how the man ended up on the street.

Mar 30 '14 04:33

Upon return to their police car, Thursday evening, after investigating a burglary report in Zundert, two police officers discovered the vehicle was set on fire.

Feb 10 '14 05:00

Another Pink-backed Pelican has been spotted in The Netherlands, this time in a residential area in Breda.

Jan 28 '14 15:16

Preparations for the Brabant flower parade are already ongoing and this year the Veldstraat township in Zundert is very proud of their theme. During the flower parade in September the township will present itself with a "sex float."

Dec 20 '13 14:52

Immigrants from fellow EU countries will as of next year be presented with a "participation declaration" upon their registration in the Netherlands.

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