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    #mojemiejsce is the best application in the BIHAPI contest, and Ekologiczna Warszawa received a special prize of the City of Warsaw. As many as 9 from among 145 submitted ideas for applications facilitating life in the city received awards during a solemn ceremony in Kraków.

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    Until 1 February 2016 one could submit proposals to the Literary Award of the Capital City of Warsaw. In total the winners whom we will know in April will receive 200 thousand PLN. The founder and organizer of the award is the Capital City of Warsaw.

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    In Marysin Wawerski a modern Centre of Rehabilitation of Animals "Marysieńka" was opened. The sick, wild animals that will come to the centre kept by Municipal Forests-Warsaw have a chance for health improvement, and hence for going back to their natural habitats.

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    In Warsaw, approximately 30 000 cats live at large. Warsaw signed an agreement to purchase nearly 260 tons of cat food that will be used to feed cats within the next 14 months. Cats, apart from food, also need the help of the inhabitants. Particularly in the winter period.

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    This year on ul. Świętokrzyska and Powstańców Warszawy square there will be more trees and shrubs. The Municipal Roads Administration has announced the tender procedure for the preparation of a detailed greenery design.

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    The 16th poll on the Best Athletes in Warsaw has been concluded. During the ceremonious Sports Champions Ball in Warsaw its results were announced and the most prominent athletes representing Warsaw were awarded.

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    Thanks to modern technologies which are used in culture, the figure of Frederick Chopin has been visible on the streets of Warsaw for 150 years – almost literally. Implementation of the project entitled "Chopin's Warsaw" co-financed by the European Union is almost completed.

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    The purpose of the reconstruction and modernisation of the pavilion existing since 1957 was improvement of sanitary and hygienic conditions for patients and personnel and adjustment of rooms for the existing regulations. In the renewed building of Grochowski Hospital, the Internal Disease Ward with 61 beds will be situated.

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    Warsaw needs a new crossing over the Vistula river. This view is shared among 86% of respondents, who participated in the general public study from January conducted on behalf of the city.

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    In the last year attitudes towards Warsaw underwent a positive change. Inhabitants of Warsaw feel better in their city and regard Warsaw as a good place to live.

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    The "Zodiak" building where the Economic Information Centre will be located, received the construction permit. It will be opened to visitors interested in economy and architecture of the Warsaw metropolis in 2018.

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    The Mayor of Warsaw, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz signed a regulation banning the organization of travelling circus performances which contain animals within areas being property of the city. Passing such a regulation was suggested, among others, by non-governmental organizations defending the animal rights.

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    The second edition research of students of Warsaw Third Age Universities (TAU) was conducted upon the initiative of the capital city hall. Conclusions will help to know the students expectations, it will also be an inspiration for persons involved in the development of Warsaw TAU to introduce some valuable changes.

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    The City Council decided on allocating from the capital budget PLN 5.2 million for payment of over-standard service and prizes for officers from the Police Headquarters in Warsaw.

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    Warsaw is already an official candidate for the title of "Green Capital of Europe". The capital's aspirations to the name of green one are translated in whole-year actions of the City of Warsaw. Here are several examples of 2015.

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    It was another good year for the City Zoological Garden in Warsaw. In 2015, the zoo was visited by nearly 700 000 visitors. During that time, also many interesting events took place, and many interesting animals came into the world.

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    The Varsovians still are traditionalists when it comes to the selection of names for their children. 2015 was yet another year in which the most popular first female name was Zofia, and male Jan. Over the last year, marriage were concluded less frequently and if it took place, the ceremony was willingly organized in the open air.

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    Last year, the number of pets in the animal shelter "Na Paluchu" decreased nearly by 400 dogs and more than 40 cats. Such a good result is, among others, a result of campaigns promoting adoption. The welfare of animals staying in the animal shelter improves also as a result of conducted repair works.

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    The first severe frosts which caused freezing of numerous water reservoirs located within Warsaw area, create huge threat for people who overlook safety. Compliance with the principle, never to enter frozen water reservoirs, will enable to prevent the worst case scenario.

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    Very low temperature, reaching several degrees below zero, continuing for a few days in Warsaw poses a lethal threat especially for the homeless.