The City of Tampere is improving the reachability of adult social workers for under 30-year-olds. From 18 April 2019, clients can call their personal social worker at 8–16 on working days and also send text messages. However, it is not recommended that you share sensitive information via text messag
In addition to the tramway, Tramway Alliance will fully rebuild Hämeenkatu – Construction along the tramway line remains busy in the third year of the project
Jointly with the building of the tramway, Tramway Alliance will also rebuild all pavements, underground municipal engineering (cabling and pipes) and streetlights along Hämeenkatu to comply with the street plan.
The City of Tampere will test a school transport decision system that makes proposals. There is no need for guardians to apply for the right for a child’s school transport; instead, the city automatically sends the decision on the granting of the subsidy. A software robot will check the right for sc
The City of Tampere and the neighbouring municipalities and cities of Pirkkala, Kangasala and Ylöjärvi have launched a call for tenders on 29 March 2019 in order to procure the services of a planning consultant for the regional master plan of the tramway.
Everybody is invited to the opening event of Tampere’s bid for the title of European Capital of Culture on 30 March at Hiedanranta
Tampere is looking to become the European Capital of Culture in 2026, and the application process will be launched with a public event in the industrial Hiedanranta venue on Saturday 30 March 2019. The event starts at 12:00 p.m. and goes until 7:30 p.m.
Screenings for intestinal cancer will begin in Tampere in April. The screenings are part of a nation-wide trial by the Finnish Cancer Registry. After Tampere, intestinal cancer screening trials will commence in five other municipalities or federations of municipalities.
The City of Tampere aims to increase the number of start-ups in the city and promote the growth and internationalisation of local businesses. By supporting start-ups, the city creates an internationally competitive and attractive operating environment for budding businesses.
In 2019–2020, Tampere, the most dynamic city in Finland, will provide an attractive competition task for creative urban and landscape planners from all around the world. The lakeside district of Viinikanlahti will extend the city centre towards the south. The location and the scenery are perfect for
The application period for early childhood education and open early education clubs available in August 2019 in Tampere has started. The application period ends on 24 March 2019.
Tampere celebrates its 240th anniversary on 1 October 2019. The jubilee year will be celebrated for 240 hours through arts and culture in a 10-day event organised by the City of Tampere between 27 September and 6 October 2019. The public art entity that will be constructed around the new Tammerkoski
Customers of the City of Tampere’s social and health services (non-institutional and housing services) were very satisfied with the quality of the services. During 2018, 42,000 instances of feedback were collected using customer feedback devices at 37 locations. The overall feedback score received b
The City of Tampere tested mobile interpretation at health centres as well as at day care centres for acute interpretation needs. The service enabled the same level level of service across all customers so it will be used in the future too.
The sex crimes targeting children in Oulu and Helsinki have provoked discussion in Tampere as well. The City of Tampere constantly monitors the safety situation in close cooperation with other authorities. For example, the city has increased safety cooperation and information exchange with the polic
Classics, film scores, theme concerts and great visitors adorn the spring of Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
The spring programme of Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra features classics of orchestral music from composers such as Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Stravinsky, Sibelius and Shostakovich. Highlights of the spring include Space Odyssey 2019, a concert of space-themed classical and film music as well a
The City of Tampere will extend the provision of free contraception in Tampere and Orivesi in February. Starting from 1 February 2019, all young people in Tampere and Orivesi who are under 20 years of age as well as all young people under 20 from other municipalities who are pursuing their upper sec
A new day care centre and school building has been completed in the Irjala district of Tampere. The building welcomed its first users at the beginning of 2019. The new unit provides facilities for a day care centre with places for 160 children, a preschool and grades 1 and 2 in basic education. Two
Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment for preschool and supplementary activities on the City of Tampere website must be completed by 21 January 2019.
The application period for morning and afternoon activities for the next school year 2019–2020 in Tampere has begun. This application period concerns children currently participating in preschool education who will start school in August 2019. Furthermore, this application period concerns first grad
Fees charged for overdue loans will increase in Tampere at the beginning of next year. In addition, the limit for a loan ban will be lowered in all libraries in the PIKI area.
During Christmas and New Year, there will be changes in the opening hours of the City of Tampere’s social and health services. Treatment guidance and information on care are available from the health services information and advice centre by calling 03 10023, every day, even during the holidays, fro
The public data open for everyone is available at data.tampere.fi.
In 2014, the City of Tampere purchased some of the lands and waters previously used by the forest industry in order to build the future city district of Hiedanranta. The purchased cove in Näsijärvi came with an enormous mass of wood-derived waste materials, also known as paper mill sludge or “zero f
At the beginning of 2019, the Financial and Debt Counselling Unit will move from the municipality to legal aid offices. The contact information for all financial and debt advisors will change at the beginning of the year.
From the beginning of next year, the City of Tampere Employment Services unit will have a new set of services marketed as Talent Attraction and Retention. The service is dedicated to promoting the internationalisation of the City of Tampere.