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Posted by Bianca Vil
Created: 3 weeks ago - Last reply: 3 weeks ago

Good day everyone, Please I am looking for advise. My husband is a Red Seal qualified Fitter. Where do I look to see if his qualification is recognised in the Netherlands? Many thanks Bianca ...

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Posted by Jo-17555
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

Hi,We'll be moving to Amsterdam this summer. I am looking for daycare for my 14 month old and a kindergarten for my 4 year old. Can we enroll them into a local kindergarten? We are EU citizens. Do we have access to the same schooling as local Dutch people?Anyone with experience in these things?TIA ...

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Posted by Carolina-Ramirez-852955
Created: 2 years ago

Hi!, I am living in Amsterdam and If somebody needs help with a reliable person to take care of their pet, I am here! I have experience, taking care  different kind of pets for more than 20 years.I am available to walking and dog sitting service.Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need help with your lovely friend!  My email is ramimuno@hotmail.com...

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Posted by Footinmouth
Created: 2 years ago

Honestly, do you get used to it. We are used to more heat and more sun. this cold and rain is driving us crazy.  Got any tips on how to survive please ?? ...

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Posted by daisyfraser
Created: 2 years ago

Anyone know the situation regarding separated (unmarried) parents and the support of a child in Netherlands? My sister is being bumped by (unemployed and penniless) ex-partner into legal action because he thinks if he has more custody of their 7-year-old he can claim maintenance from my sister. She is a teacher solely responsible for two other children now in their early 20s (her responsibility for last 7 years) try...

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Posted by patty-549001
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

A new campaign group has recently formed in the UK called WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign) to "seek fair transitional arrangements for all women born on or after 6th April 1951 who have unfairly borne the burden of the increase to the State Pension Age (SPA). Hundreds of thousands of women have had significant changes imposed on them with a lack of appropriate notification. The 1995 Conservativ...

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Posted by visitor-836866
Created: 2 years ago

Have just arrived and planning to get a new car on finance but have been told this is difficult without a Dutch licence and some finance history here. Has anyone else experienced this problem? ...

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Posted by popeye-379101
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

Hi I need to get phone and wifi set up before moving into our new house in Amsterdam shortly.  I wondered what your views are about fixed lines vs phone over the internet ...

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Posted by Ann Delbar
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

Hi, im looking to buy muzzles and a ''elizabethan collar'' (for post-surgery) for dogs, my local petshop isn't so well stocked with such items, so maybe someone knows a reliable and large petshop ...

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Posted by Alexina-903732
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

Could anyone recommend a hotel or B & B that welcomes children and not too 'posh' in the city centre please. ...

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