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The funding for neighbourhood initiatives makes a structural contribution towards strengthening the local economy, boosting economic output, and enhancing internal cohesion in the individual neighbourhoods. The aim is to improve the economic and social situation in the neighbourhoods.

Neustadt district management is involved in the association called “WIR Neustadt Bremen e.V.”. It organises four main seasonal events and draws on funding from the ERDF programme: the first event is held in spring, the neighbourhood “schnitzel hunt” (paper chase) called “Neustadt bewegt dich” (Neustadt moves you); in summer there is the “Summer Sounds” music festival in the old town wall area of Neustadt; the “Piepe-Leuchten” lantern festival, consisting of a big lantern race with a final event at Lake Piepe, takes place in the autumn, and the year ends with the “Neustadt Advent Calendar”, in which at least one attractive event takes place in Neustadt each day in the run-up to Christmas. In parallel to these main events, there are smaller campaigns and public relations work, chiefly via the printed media, which generate attention and positive effects.

Categories
tourism, urban development
Programmes
ERDF Bremen 2007 - 2013
Degree of priority / area of funding
Priority Axis 2 Activating Urban and Commercial Areas
2.1: Suburban Centres and Neighbourhood Developement strand
Total volume of money (in €)
480.000,00
Proportion of funds
of which public-sector funding: 480.000 €
of which ERDF funding: 248.000 €
Runtime
01.01.2009 - 31.12.2012
Venue
Bremen south
Contact
Mr Markus Haacke
Ministry of Economics, Labour and Europe
Division 11
Zweite Schlachtpforte 3,
D-28195 Bremen
Tel.: ++49 421 361 8881
Fax: ++49 421 496 8881
E-Mail: markus.haacke@wah.bremen.de


Neustadt neighbourhood initiative

The funding for neighbourhood initiatives makes a structural contribution towards strengthening the local economy, boosting economic output, and enhancing internal cohesion in the individual neighbourhoods. The aim is to improve the economic and social situation in the neighbourhoods.

Neustadt district management is involved in the association called “WIR Neustadt Bremen e.V.”. It organises four main seasonal events and draws on funding from the ERDF programme: the first event is held in spring, the neighbourhood “schnitzel hunt” (paper chase) called “Neustadt bewegt dich” (Neustadt moves you); in summer there is the “Summer Sounds” music festival in the old town wall area of Neustadt; the “Piepe-Leuchten” lantern festival, consisting of a big lantern race with a final event at Lake Piepe, takes place in the autumn, and the year ends with the “Neustadt Advent Calendar”, in which at least one attractive event takes place in Neustadt each day in the run-up to Christmas. In parallel to these main events, there are smaller campaigns and public relations work, chiefly via the printed media, which generate attention and positive effects.

Here you can see a slideshow of the 2009 “Neustadt bewegt Dich” event:
Slideshow Neustadt (swf, 1.8 MB)

Area of impact: Place of implementation Total project volume (ERDF Programme): of which public-sector funding: of which ERDF funding:
City of BremenCity of Bremen480.000€480.000€248.000€[