Hessentag deficit higher than expected

The town of Oberursel and Hessentag flagsOberursel announced this morning that the deficit due to the Hessentag turned out to be 4.5 million Euro – 1 million more than expected.

One of the main reasons cited is the record number of visitors to the town during the 10 days last June, requiring added security personnel.

More details later on the blog.


About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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