Ein Feuerwehrwagen steht vor einem Mehrfamilienhaus in der Obstallee in Staaken. Gegen 0:30 wurde die Feuerwehr wegen eines Kellerbrandes in dem elfgeschossigen Wohnhaus alarmiert. Eine Person mit Verdacht auf Rauchgasvergiftung wurde vom Rettungsdienst behandeln und in eine Klinik transportiert. Die anderen elf Personen werden in einem BVG-Bus betreut. Die Feuerwehr war mit 70 Einsatzkräften vor Ort und benötigten 20 Atemschutzgeräte. +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++

It doesn’t just stop at words: After Snezana Michaelis’ Gewobag announced in the Spandau newsletter here in March that it would use video cameras against the firecrackers on Obstallee, the housing construction company is getting serious in the 20,000-people district. The tender to the companies has been published these days, please: here is the link. The Tagesspiegel newsletter for Berlin-Spandau was the first to report on this.

[The Spandau newsletter is available in full length with specific district news, tips and dates at leute.tagesspiegel.de.]

What’s in the papers? “The construction project involves the installation of a subsequent video surveillance system in existing buildings inhabited in the entrance and basement areas as well as the corridors and stairwells,” says the requirements, with which IT companies are now being sought. It should start in August 2022. The year 2026 is named as the end of the project.

The aim is a “comprehensible documentation of the movements of people within the entrances and exits as well as the basement, corridor and stair areas in order to be able to record damage, destruction, vandalism or other criminal measures caused by them.” This is what the tender says .

In spring there was talk of a good 50 cameras. The Spandau newsletter learned this from the House of Representatives. The project is politically controversial (data protection), but is supported by the police, who must finally stop the perpetrators.

The police are targeting a youth gang. Young people from other parts of the city should also travel to Staaken with a ‘craving for action’. The residents are desperate, worried about their families, suffering from the constant stress and destroyed technology. Just two weeks ago, the Spandau newsletter reported on the frustration on Magistratsweg, where an elevator has been broken for six months after a fire in the high-rise: “100 apartments, 1 trouble: our elevator has been broken for six months” – here’s the story in the Tagesspiegel .

[Much more than just security: The 10-point plan to save the Berlin housing estate Heerstraße-Nord – here in the Tagesspiegel. “If you like your neighborhood, don’t set it on fire”: That’s what the youth councilor says about fire and frustration in the neighborhood Heerstraße Nord – here in the Tagesspiegel.]

And here I am listing the topics that you will find in the current issue of the Spandau newsletter. I look forward to you as a reader!

– More than 100,000 people wanted to read the text about the bathing chaos at Lake Glienicke: reactions, letters to the editor, photos, town hall ideas for the bus shuttle – and frustration in Alt-Gatow

– “The city hall congratulated my dead mother”: Newsletter reader outraged – the city council explains how the error came about

– News about the 300 million construction site: In the newsletter, the investor talks about the postal wasteland between Arcaden and Havel and the chestnut trees on the Havel cycle path

– “Zank am Gartenzaun”: Interview with an arbitrator in the newsletter about typical disputes

– AfD city council also fails for the 9th time

– Jewish theater ship “MS Goldberg” leaves Spandau and moves to…

– News from the water companies on water prices and waterworks in Spandau

– Construction site at the citadel: It starts on the earth wall

– Laying of a stumbling block for a department store family in Spandau

– Siemensbahn: Color photos are urgently needed

– Lots of neighborhood sports, lots of cultural tips

– And as the last message a happy ending from the town hall

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