|• Total||4.69 km2 (1.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||954/km2 (2,470/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Hallstavik is a locality situated in Norrtälje Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden with 4,476 inhabitants in 2010.The town is famous for its papermill and the Speedway team Rospiggarna.
Hallstavik is a society that is in a very positive development, where residents leave ideas and run various projects to create jobs and employment. It began in late 2007 when Hallstavik Started with local forces that wanted to turn the crisis into growth. The network is an informal organization of all – Norrtälje Municipality, Business Networks, Associations and Organizations - who want to help develop Hallstavik.
Today there is an established project organization, Hallstaviks networkthat coordinates everything that happens in and around Hallstavik where several projects are in progress or have been implemented. Outdoor swimming, which was completed and inaugurated in 2010 is a prestigious project that contributed to many new visitors. Other projects are meeting places for the youth where they e.g. can learn and play music. The project, Skebo Rivers sportfishing sat out trout to create the conditions for angling.
An example of Hallstavik's outstanding citizens, Minnah Karlsson who came second in the Swedish Idol 2010, Minnah is one of the few Idol-participants world over who has once been voted out, to then come back and get to the final.
It is also a great place for business since it is located very close to Stockholm and Uppsala. Holmen Paper [ permanent dead link ] is a business area within the Holmen Group and one of the leading manufacturers of wood-containing printing paper in Europe with paper mills in Norrköping and Hallstavik. The Group also owns forest and power assets. A feasibility study to take advantage of waste heat from the paper mill in Hallstavik is another of the ongoing projects.
The residents can submit ideas and collaborate more effectively, a project started called "Creative innovation and initiative in social media". This means that all members can register an idea on a digital idea forum, vote for and leave comments then, work is advanced in a Subgroup to take it to a project with help of the efficient "Hallstaviks network" project organization for the implementation of the idea(s).
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