The Aldi to remain in the kreuzberger market hall Nine: a number of residents protested last Saturday in front of the hall. You worry about that no longer can afford to extract from the Discounters, many of the neighbors, the shopping. According to a press release from the SPD to the Demo, the group supports the preservation of the super market, as well as an "increased supply of food in the low-price segment," in the market hall.
Other customers and vendors indicate, however, outraged that, of all things, the SPD Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg for the whereabouts of the Aldi-discounter. The Frederick street resident Locally "Nobel hard & Dirty," wrote on Monday, an E-Mail to Berlin's social democratic mayor, Michael Müller.
Protest as an opportunity, about the importance of local products
thinking about The Local is connected to the market hall Nine "since its inception, ideally as a business", is available on the website of the hall operator. Your goal: "Different-eating" and "Different-shopping". The "respect for humans, animals and the environment" stands in the center of the operator-ideology and the hall is to be used by small-scale food trading. Ergo: the absolute opposite of the discounter.
The protests Billy Wagner, the host of "Nobel hard & Dirty looks", as an opportunity to talk about the importance of food and regional products. The money should go to the producing families in the Region, he writes to the mayor. The fact that the "social democracy calls for a Protest against entrepreneurs, the fight for a fairer and more inclusive food system and for their existence to stand up," Wagner amazed.daily mirror people for Free
response from the mayor order the already announced
"don't Want to encourage the city of Berlin to sustainable consumption and travel?", he appealed to the mayor. Senate spokeswoman Claudia sinner has announced the answer of the mayor on Monday afternoon. The SPD was already last week with a request in the district Parliament, that the "Aldi market, or a comparable retailer" will get in the market hall Nine.
The Discounter is not here, per se, in the focus, as the Vice-Chairman Sevim Aydin: "The market hall Nine will have to remain a hall for all. This includes offers for an affordable accomodation“. Furthermore, the SPD calls for a solution-oriented dialogue between all concerned actors.
"25 percent of the residents are dependent on social benefits"
SPD-man Sebastian Forck think that the debate currently something goes wrong: "Some have forgotten that 25 percent of the residents are dependent on benefits." The debate about the Aldi is only the summit of it All, the slow removal of the market hall from its surroundings, the course is much longer.More about
Controversial changes in the market hall Nine in Kreuzberg demonstrate for a Aldi-marketRobert Klages
So there was, for example, in the "Stadt-Land-Food"Festival two years ago, many local residents complaints, the Feast went on until late in the night. "The concept presented by the operator in 2011, needs to be developed with the residents more," said Forck. This conversation was ripped thread, in his opinion, but up to date. The SPD represent the demand for a food supply that everyone can afford. Tomorrow, Tuesday, the next conversation between hall operators, neighborhood initiatives, and the SPD is to be held-city Council Andy Hehmke.