Would you look at that, it’s almost car-free Sunday.
Sure, I can’t see past the Consultative Committee meeting happening this afternoon (more below) but I’d far rather talk about this weird and wonderful celebration of a day.
Car Free Sunday is a delightfully odd experience. From previous experience, the day has four key phases. These are:
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Belgium’s Consultative Committee will meet again this afternoon to discuss which remaining coronavirus restrictions are still necessary and look into expanding the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) beyond its use for events. Read more.
A wheelbarrow race in the centre of Brussels is offering contestants a chance to win their weight in beer this car-free Sunday. Read More
A wheelbarrow race in the centre of Brussels is offering contestants a chance to win their weight in beer this car-free Sunday. Read More.
The Court of Appeal in Brussels has ruled that the closure in 2020 of the southern corner of the Bois de la Cambre to traffic was unlawful and the road must remain open. Read more.
The Belgian who won more than €21 million in the EuroMillions lottery draw on 31 August has finally come forward to the National Lottery. Read more.
After being coded red for two weeks, Flanders is now turning orange again in the latest update of the coronavirus travel map by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Read more.
Two of the top equestrians in Flanders are calling on the Belgian government to take action regarding the presence of wolves in the area, and political parties are urging Flemish Minister of Environment Zuhal Demir to look into relocating the species. Read more.