Highlight in the castle – Pfinxt`n Festival in Heidenreichstein

Alf Krauliz and his team had put together a varied and popular program that met all the requirements and more than lived up to his early praise. In addition to “well-tried” artists such as Erwin Steinhauer, Paul Gulda or Harri Stojka, numerous actors such as Ethel Merhaut with her band, Shira Karmon or “Nino from … Read more

Suspension of the mask requirement brings relief in the economy

After about two years, the mask requirement is also coming to an end in the food trade. The suspension of the mask requirement brings relief and fairness for all companies, says WKNÖ President Wolfgang Ecker. The mask requirement in the food trade was recently disproportionate. “I am pleased that the corona pandemic is giving our … Read more

Youth survey – Lower Austria’s youth are positive about the future

Around 600 young people from Lower Austria (including around 100 young adults as a control group) took part in the Lower Austrian youth survey. The results paint a consistently positive picture. 90 percent of all young people surveyed have a very or rather positive view of their personal future. Among 20 to 23 year olds … Read more

Childcare – Four-week holiday care from Lower Austria Family Land and WKNÖ

Family and Education Provincial Councilor Christiane Teschl-Hofmeister (ÖVP) and Lower Austria Chamber of Commerce President Wolfgang Ecker presented the new holiday care program of Lower Austria Family Land and WKNÖ today, Monday. The holiday care offer lasts a total of four weeks. “It’s about four weeks in which we relieve the parents of worrying about … Read more

“Free” after five days – Lower Austria implements quarantine reduction – despite severe stomach ache

Health Minister Ulrike Königsberger-Ludwig (SPÖ) is anything but happy with the new quarantine rules that Health Minister Johannes Rauch (Greens) announced yesterday. Like her Viennese colleague, City Councilor for Health Peter Hacker (SPÖ), she should see them as irresponsible. The two share the concern that the number of infections will be kept at a very … Read more

Gmünd district – storm “Ylenia”: Almost 30 fire brigade operations in one day

Weather forecasts have been warning of the strong storm event for a few days, “Ylenia” spread from the Baltic Sea over large parts of Europe, touching Austria and thus also the district of Gmünd: In addition to numerous fallen trees, the Floriani also had to remove hanging branches from trees or roof tiles hang again. … Read more