European party Volt sets up Tervuren branch

Member of the European Parliament Sophie in ‘t Veld was in Tervuren on 6 May to launch Volt Tervuren, a local section of the pan-European party. “Establishing a local branch of Volt in Tervuren is crucial as it brings our European vision closer to citizens, enabling concrete local action,” says in ‘t Veld.

Tervuren’s fantastic flower market

In just under three years, Sandra’s Flower Lady has become a key figure on Tervuren’s Markt. But was setting up shop in the midst of Covid uncertainties not a bit risky? “If it’s your dream and passion, you don’t care. You know it’s going to be a success,” she tells Tervuren+.

Tervuren pond ran dry next to Panquin

It remains unclear whether or not the pond and our fauna and flora has fallen victim to constructions works for Panquin’s luxury appartments. Workers there have been constantly pumping water away on the other side of the Duisburgsesteenweg. One theory is that the constant pumping, to clear water for Panquin’s basement, has pushed the water level under that of the pond’s natural spring.

Golf Park Tervuren gets €55k to cut CO2

The province if Vlaams Brabant is giving Golf Park Tervuren €54,809 to cut CO2 emissions by installing solar panels, electric mowing robots, more bicycle parking, sustainable water management and increasing biodiversity on and around the course.

Tervurenaar founds Party for the Trees

No stranger to politics, Luk is also the founder and first chair of a Groen Tervuren, completely separate from today’s Groen+. In 2019, Luk received 1,496 preferential votes as lead candidate for the Flemish Parliament for DierAnimal.

No escape from Tervuren

A major frustration is closure of Tervurenlaan lanes with no construction apparently taking place and lack of coordination between the different works.

Checkpoint Tervuren restored to former glory

The concrete blocks that previously obstructed heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) from passing through Checkpoint Tervuren on the Duisburgsesteenweg have been reinstated to a width of 2.5 meters. Persistent pressure from lorries and other motorized vehicles had displaced the concrete blocks onto the cycle path, creating a passage for H