Twelve people admitted to alcohol clinic means it was a ‘quiet carneval’
Twelve people went to the alcohol clinic situated at the Catharina hospital in Eindhoven over the weekend. This was the statement issued by a spokesperson from the hospital on Monday morning. “looks like it is going to be a quiet carneval”.Of the 12, 7 were able to be discharged after treatment with a saline solution. 5 had to stay a little longer.2 of the 12 were underage drinkers (younger than 16).
In crisis: take own booze The bars in Brabant are seeing more carneval public who are taking there own drink with them. This was said by the Koninklijke Horeca Nederland on Monday. Chairman Bernard Kuenen from the local department has experienced this directly. “ I saw a boy fill a bottle of Spa Blauw with whiskey”, said Keunen, the owner of Silva Ducis in Den Bosch. When they clean up at the end of an evening they also regularly find spirit bottles and bottles of flugel schnapps..
Carnaval for people with disabilities Sint Oedenrode
Thom van Woerkens (10) is with his mother Beate in the tent but he is taking it easy. His mother however is very enthousiastic about the carneval group. “ My son has a behavioural problem and this makes it difficult for him to take part in carneval or the funfair. It is too busy for him and there is too much noise and too many lights. I want to give my son the same as other children and i want hi mto know that celebrating carneval can be enjoyable”.