The first homes surrounding Boulevard Zuid in Stratum will be demolished in January. This will be the start of the shopping centre redevelopment, a project which was under negotiations for years. By May the demolishing of the houses should be completed; this according to Eindhovens Dagblad (ED).
An LED screen on the Smits van Oyenlaan in Nuenen showed a marriage proposal for a week. The text on the advertising screen read: "Marieke will you marry me? Love you, Bas". As it turned out, Marieke's response was: "Yes".