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Colin, Its actually right next to S Landesburger Allee not Storkower Straße, which is about 10-12 minutes walk. Seeing as TND has been to P Berg quite recently, I'd like to suggest Schwarze…
5 posts, 21:14 yesterday
- personally, I prefer Bank Holiday Mondays, myself - otherwise I simply get to work before a holiday and directly after it, which is not such fun! @ Panda - us Brits quite often refer to any…
5 posts, 16:23 yesterday
All bike shops have catalogues that they can order spare parts from. The specific issue is that the part I need stopped being manufactured in 1993. Did your search bring up results for places that…
9 posts, 15:10 yesterday
Update!!! Training for kids and adults all Summer 2016 at Gleisdreieck park.11-13 every Sunday. All ages and abilities welcome. Setanta have the hurls, balls and helmets there.
2 posts, 3 May
Hi Jane, I just saw your message so I don't know if this is still of interest. I have a café with two rooms for workshops. We actually already do creative writing classes in Italian here so it…
221 posts, 3 May
Hi BBell. 3rd May and "Bell Jar" definitely. The location depends a bit on the weather. Whenever possible, we like to meet at Monbijoupark for a picnic in the warmer months. If it's not picnic…
39 posts, 3 May
While you know her address apply for gemeinsames Sorgerecht. Pay s.o. who knows German to help you write up the one or two page formless application. This is more important than going to JA. Please…
7 posts, 3 May
You know what's ironic, Jeff? I was in Nashville last week, teaching. Grainger was 4 blocks away. It just didn't occur to me that I would need the 2-way head, until I came back to Berlin, looked at…
19 posts, 3 May
But...that's why I've been using it on locks--not as a lubricant, but as a corrosion inhibitor for locks sitting outside all the time... I would not, on the other hand, use it on a motorcycle chain…
21 posts, 2 May
Hello Toytowners, I'm in the process of moving my worldly possessions into some type of storage facility. After some initial research, I believe a container that is 3 metres cubed in volume will…
1,679 posts, 2 May
Regarding your question about what company would go through the hassle of waiting 4-5 weeks to hire someone...I don't think you should worry too much that this counts against you. The hiring process…
8 posts, 1 May
He usually represents employers, not employees (and is happy for a chance to do so with me). And so far, the employer in my case is not happy with the direction the case has gone. They've made some…
4 posts, 1 May
But that's what I am doing now. My client is a training company. They send me to their client's sites to deliver the training, and they have offices in the US, UK and other places.
21 posts, 30 April
I recommend this attorney. lhd-berlin.de... name is Andreas Hinterhauser. Very competent, honest, speaks four languages (German, English, Spanish and one more but I honestly cannot remember which…
24 posts, 30 April
Not sure that I understand, but could a backflow inhibitor also host nasty bacteria? It doesn't seem as likely to do as as a filter, or any more likely that the rest of the pipes?
5 posts, 29 April
The English Choir Berlin (www.englishchoirberlin.... is looking for new singers who are sharp sightreaders and love English cathedral music. We sing monthly Choral Evensong at the Berliner Dom and…
397 posts, 28 April
@ale3982 What you need are 18 gauge staples with a 3/8 (9.5mm) crown, typically what you find here are 5.8mm, 12.8mm and 11.4mm and some manufacturers have their own sizes. Apart from trying…
8 posts, 28 April
If you are on Facebook, you might also want to check out these forums created and manned by volunteers. Flüchtlingsnetzwerk Berlin facebook.com/groups/flue... Netzwerk Berlin Hilft…
19 posts, 28 April
That is how I came across the thread. But the OP was saying Redmidge should have known the area she was asking for, due to where it was posted. I was just pointing out that not not everyone goes…
2 posts, 28 April
Call out to all the fellow Aussies on here: I urgently need to do a stat dec and have a bunch of documents sighted by a JP. Does anyone know a JP living in Berlin? The embassy provides a…
2 posts, 28 April
Hello Fellow Music Lovers, I hope you are all well and still believing that spring will come. Don’t give up the hope! Sadly recently we have lost two legends, Price and David Bowie. They both…
56 posts, 28 April
A sunny day in the right parts of Berlin really is a lovely experience. Sand-carpeted beer / cocktail gardens by the river; hot sun glistening off towers and church spires; short shorts and bikini…
5 posts, 27 April
I used an Acccucheck pump for the first four years, and have used a Medtronic Paradigm for nine or so years after that. Had a few problems with the Accucheck (such as the buttons gradually…
1 posts, 27 April
Hi All, I'm a psychology major studying solo (by distance) at approximately a third year university level. I live in central Berlin. I'm looking for a great tutor with some experience in social…
2 posts, 27 April
Main form: the law allows between 1/10 and 6/10, see §24 Absatz 1 Nr. 1 StbVV Self-employment: the law allows between 5/20 and 20/20, see §25 Absatz 1 StbVV Employment: the law allows between…
25 posts, 27 April
The investment visa is designed to attract entrepreneurs - you have to invest at least €1m and create 10 new jobs in Germany. It's not sufficient to e.g. buy €1m worth of shares in an existing…
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Brexit would leave expats in 'ghastly' legal limbo for years

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Towns hire 'rubbish scouts' to keep summer BBQs tidy

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