What to do in Riga? / Article / LSM.lv

It is the unresolved everyday things that affect their lives on a daily basis that annoy Rigans the most. Indicators of the difference in water consumption, which must also be covered every month by a bona fide payer. Sufficient house management fees for clutter in the stairwells and courtyards without children’s playgrounds mean a loss of voter confidence. Several residents of Pļavnieki admitted to the “People’s Panorama” that they would not go to the extraordinary elections at all. Because don’t believe that will change.

Keldiša Street, Saharova Street, Lubānas Street. On Thursday, August 6, “People’s Panorama” visited Pļavnieki – one of the newest districts of Riga. 47,000 inhabitants, nine, sixteen and even eighteen storey buildings. And your opinion about what is good in Riga, but what can be improved and changed.

Drosma, a resident of Pļavnieki, expressed dissatisfaction with the advertising booklets packed in mailboxes. Valentina, on the other hand, does not like that there are no benches to sit in the yard near the place of residence.

“Especially difficult for old people. (..) I have a hammer, sick legs. I want to walk, but I have nowhere to sit,” she said.

Alīna, who used to live in Ziepniekkalns for a long time, admitted that she likes to live in Pļavnieki more. Ilze said that the area has beautiful nature and is quiet, thought about parks and recreation opportunities for young people. There are many shops here, but it is a pity that the market’s meat pavilion is closed.


Wait Extraordinary elections of Riga City Council scheduled for August 29, The “People’s Panorama” from Monday, August 3, will go to the residents of the capital’s neighborhoods, selected according to the population. It is planned that within three weeks, LTV “People’s Panorama” will visit all districts of Riga, where the population is more than 10,000.

If you want to express your opinion on what the local government should change in the capital, or have something to say about your neighborhood – send a video to “WhatsApp” number 20553333.

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