News summary

  • Action day Hoofdstraat Hoensbroek: more than twenty premises checked

    Last June, the intervention team of the municipality of Heerlen inspected a large number of rental properties, nuisance properties, Chamber of Commerce-registered companies and garage boxes on the Hoofdstraat in Hoensbroek. The purpose of the action day and the other inspections was to get a picture of the situation behind the front door and to tackle abuses to improve the Quality of Life and Safety, as part of the Social Safety approach.

  • Reuring arrangement Hoensbroek Center

    As of July 1, residents and business owners of Hoensbroek Centrum can also use the so-called reuring scheme. This is an initiative to come to more liveliness and meeting in Hoensbroek Center. People with surprising and creative ideas can then get help from the municipality in the implementation of their activity and possibly a financial contribution.

  • Heerlen traffic safety plan adopted

    Improving livability in neighborhoods in the city is top priority this college term. As part of this, the College of Mayor and Aldermen has adopted the Road Safety Plan. This year alone, 2.5 million euros will be invested in it.

  • Next step in Heerlen sustainability offensive: pilot in Molenberg

    The municipality of Heerlen is taking an important next step in its Sustainability Offensive by launching a pilot with 50 households in the Molenberg neighborhood in July. The pilot focuses on private homes with a WOZ value lower than €219,000 and an energy label D, E, F or G.

  • Barbecuing in the Aambos

    The municipality is holding a trial this summer with the possibility of barbecuing in the Aambos. Five barbecue spots will be set up in the lawn on Molenberglaan that can be used starting July 1. The trial will run for a maximum of six months and will then be evaluated.

  • United in favor of more police capacity in Limburg

    The appeal filed by the 7 municipalities of Parkstad and Vaals against the Regional Police Policy Plan (RBP) has been declared unfounded by the Minister of Justice and Security. The appeal sounded the alarm about the sharp reduction in police capacity that the RBP would mean for the Parkstad region.

  • Heerlen sustainability offensive launched in Vrieheide

    Since the fall of 2022, Heerlen has been making every effort to combat energy poverty with solidarity sustainability policies. So far, thousands of households have already taken advantage of the municipality's many measures, from the white goods scheme to an emergency insulation budget. Now the municipality, in close cooperation with partners, is taking the next step.

  • Heerlen residents can vote on favorite topic for citizens' meeting

    After Heerlen residents were able to submit a theme for civic consultation from May 20 to June 3, they now have the chance to vote on their favorite theme. Six core themes have made it through the selection process. Heerlen citizens can vote for their favorite theme from June 24 through June 30.

  • A safer and greener Ganzeweide

    In the 30-kilometer zone of Ganzeweide there is structural speeding. Together with the lack of visibility in certain places, this regularly leads to unsafe situations. Work on the redesign has started.