More sober than last year, but warm and dry. The winter emergency shelter at the Park & Ride in Meerhoven has been open since Friday November 18, 2022 for homeless people who are not entitled to regular shelter. They can go there free of charge until the end of March for a bed, shower and meal.

On Friday afternoon the large tent behind Hotel Campanile was not really crowded. It needs some lead time, say Maartje van Gogh and Edwin Leemans of Springplank040 that operates the emergency shelter.

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