Inflation on the rise – energy remains price driver

inflation on the rise - energy remains price driver

It fell back to the 2.0 percent mark for the first time since the beginning of 2011, according to preliminary calculations by the federal statistical office in wiesbaden. This trend is likely to continue, economists predict.

In december, consumer prices were still 2.1 percent above the level of the previous year. For the whole of 2011, the statisticians had calculated an inflation of 2.3 percent.

Prices for household energy and fuel also rose at an above-average rate in january. Nationwide figures are not yet available. In north rhine-westphalia, for example, statisticians on monday put the price increase over the year at 16.9 percent for heating oil and 6.6 percent for fuel.

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The jubilarian likes to lend a hand

The jubilarian likes to lend a hand

Willi engelhardt celebrated his 80th birthday in good health. Celebrating birthdays. The faithful jubilarian, who still regularly attends services in the parish church, was delighted by the many congratulations from his family, neighbors, friends and acquaintances.

Willi engelhardt was born in geschwend as the youngest of nine siblings. He and his wife rosemarie were married in 1961. The children of the marriage are franziska, barbara, karin and rainer. Six grandchildren and meanwhile five great-grandchildren complete the large family, who also gave the jubilarian great pleasure with a musical stand on his honorary day.

Until his retirement, willi engelhardt was employed by the muhlherr company, among others. In addition to the hard work of growing grapes, he also ran a part-time farm for many years. Even today, he does not miss the opportunity to help his son rainer with the work in the fields and forests.

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Gift ideas for the advent season

Gift ideas for the advent season

"Here I am at home, here I shop", this is the motto of the "kaufhaus" trade association murscht promotes the approximately 100 retail and service businesses and restaurants in the city, as well as associations. 2020 was a year like no other so far. A year with many restrictions and sacrifices, with worries about the health and well-being of family and friends. Especially at the moment of the second lockdown until the end of december, one notices again how important cohesion and helpfulness are.

Already in the spring, they were strongly expressed in munnerstadt. Once again, the trade association has put together a rough package to support the city’s diverse business community. In the 28-page brochure "gift ideas from munnerstadt the market offers many possibilities for christmas shopping during the advent season – all kinds of murschy products like the lichterhauser, coffee from maria bildhausen or the precious heimatspiel-secco "michl" and "ottilie one finds just as a multicolored portfolio at offers of the wohlfuhl coupon over art and handicraft of munnerstadter artists after the slogan "art to go" to the bio-festival roast.

TSV offers delivery service

Important: there is again the free delivery service, which is organized by the trade association together with volunteers of the TSV munnerstadt. And of course the munnerstadt shops in the city center are also open in advent and look forward to customers who want to store in peace and take advantage of the competent advice. Preserved hygiene concepts and distance rules ensure that there is a shopping experience even under the corona rules and that no one has to worry about it.

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Fire department needs plan shows urgent need for action

Fire department needs plan shows urgent need for action

A year ago, bad bocklet’s mayor andreas sandwall (CSU) commissioned the fire protection engineering firm renninger in ebfeld (wurzburg district) to draw up a fire department requirements plan. After collecting all the data, talking to the commanders of all seven fire departments, workshops and site visits, owner philipp renninger and his expert christof frank, who was responsible for drawing up the plan, presented the results of their 130-page report to the municipal council on monday.

"Volunteer fire departments are cheaper for every municipality than professional fire departments," stressed renninger, renninger warned in his closing remarks, calling on the town hall and municipal council to remedy the deficiencies identified in the respective local fire departments in the coming years. After recording current data in a situation analysis, preparing a hazard and risk analysis for the individual parts of the town and the entire municipality – this involves major objects that are particularly worthy of protection, such as the bad bocklet rehabilitation center, nursing homes or major businesses in grobenbrach – and the resulting protection objectives, the future equipment of the respective fire departments in terms of buildings, vehicles, equipment and personnel required to meet these objectives were finally determined.

"Fire departments are a very emotional topic in communities", renninger emphasized "that’s why we involved all fire departments in our studies from the very beginning." An important criterion in the creation of the fire department needs plan was also the balancing of the material interests of the fire departments with the economic possibilities of the town hall, emphasized renninger. The assessment of the actual staffing situation of each fire department has also been important. Renninger: "it’s no use for the community to finance vehicles and houses if the fire department lacks suitable personnel." Often the driver’s license for the fire engine is lacking.

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Pandemic can hit great britain worse than italy

Pandemic can hit Great Britain worse than Italy

First hospitals turn away patients, nurses protect themselves with gauze bags: the coronavirus crisis is coming to a head in great britain.

"We know what’s coming – and we know it’s going to be huge," the television station sky news quoted a doctor at a london hospital, who wished to remain anonymous, as saying over the weekend. According to him, the situation in great britain could become even more devastating than in italy. For lack of capacity and equipment, he and his colleagues will have to make life-and-death decisions in the future, he fears.

Doctors, according to the british media, have already received official instructions to evaluate the patients’ chances of survival in order to determine who will receive help. The ministry of health announced at the weekend that people who could be particularly at risk of infection with the novel pathogen, for example because of pre-existing conditions, should live in isolation at home for three months. 1.5 million british people will be affected by this decrease.

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