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New collator Jan Jaap van Basten Batenburg

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Jan Jaap van Basten Batenburg (1933) has become the 30th collator since its foundation in 1501 since June 11, 2020. Jan Jaap was born in Lichtenvoorde and lives in The Hague, The Netherlands, with his wife. He was recognized by the board of the Foundation on 2020, July 14th and succeeds Eugène van Basten Batenburg, who passed away on this… Read more »

Permit for large solar park at Estate de Batenborgh

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On 17 March 2020, the Mayor and Aldermen of Winterswijk issued a permit for the construction of a large solar park on the Batenborgh estate in Winterswijk. In total, 7.3 hectares of agricultural land will be converted into a place to generate solar energy.   New economic carrier for estate and Winterswijk energy neutral in 2030 The Vicarie Sancti Nicolai… Read more »

Solar park contributes to 2030 climate objectives

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Solar park on De Batenborgh estate contributes to 2030 climate objectives The Vicarie Sancti Nicolai Foundation in the Netherlands signed an agreement in principle with Solarcentury at the end of 2018 for a 7-hectare solar park, to develop on the Batenborgh estate. This area is located west of the municipality Winterswijk in the Netherlands. It is about the development of… Read more »

New appointed collator Eugene van Basten Batenburg from Beegden

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New collator Eugene van Basten Batenburg from Beegden appointed. Eugene van Basten Batenburg from Beegden became the 29th collator of the Vicarie foundation. The previous collator Karel van Basten Batenburg from Hengelo (Gld.) is deceased February 9, 2015 and has served only a short period as collator.

Charles III van Basten Batenburg, the 28th collator since 1501

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Charles III van Basten Batenburg, the 28th collator since 1501. Charles III van Basten Batenburg (1925) became per oktober 24th, 2014 the 28th collator since the erection of the Vicarie foundation in 1501. Collator Charles lives on the Estate Meenink in Hengelo (Gelderland), The Netherlands.

Vicarie Foundation celebrates 510th anniversary

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Medieval Gelderland Foundation celebrates its 510th anniversary. On October 27, 2011, one of the oldest medieval foundations in the Netherlands celebrated its 510th anniversary. It is the Vicarie Sancti Nicolai Foundation from Winterswijk, founded on October 27, 1501. The Vicarie has been providing scholarships to students for centuries. The festive meeting with invitees took place on Sunday afternoon October 2,… Read more »