Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Pyhäjoki & Neighbourhood

Ollinmäki is coming together one plot at a time

The Ollinmäki business area close to downtown Pyhäjoki is a great area in many respects. The Hanhikivi 1 construction site and the growth potential of the region have attracted new companies to the area.

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What kind of businesses are needed in Pyhäjoki?

The Hanhikivi 1 construction site further boosts the business activities in Pyhäjoki. According to Toni Kippola, chairperson of the local entrepreneur association Pyhäjoen Yrittäjät, there are good opportunities for new entrepreneurs.

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Letkiä Cloth was born from the love of street dance

The eighties-style products are manufactured in Pyhäjoki, following strict ecological and ethical principles. Milja Salmela, the founder of the company, has also designed stakeholder gifts for Fennovoima.

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From excessive consumer to ethical entrepreneur

Niina Nuorala from Pyhäjoki is the founder of NIEKO, a company that manufactures durable consumer goods. The entrepreneur has also designed a recycling game.

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Green printing house turns 10 years old

Fennovoima's stakeholder magazine Fennonen is printed by Botnia Print in Kokkola, where sustainable development is both a fundamental value and a selling point.

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Five facts about Fennovoima's sponsorship

Fennovoima has been supporting local activities in Pyhäjoki and the neighboring areas for over a decade. The collaboration promotes hobbies and leisure activities, in particular.

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What does the future of the Oulu region look like?

In twenty to thirty years, the Oulu region will be more international. According to Jaakko Simonen, a researcher from the University of Oulu, technological competence and the availability of emission-free energy will attract investments to the area.

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Pirttikoski village trusts in the future

The residents of Pirttikoski village believe in doing things together and having good interpersonal relations. Communality creates a shared feeling that Pirttikoski is a good place to live and raise your children.

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Baker’s craft is alive and well in Pyhäjoki

Four generations of Pehkonens have been transporting freight in their family business. The entrepreneurs never plan to use robots in their bakery; their products will be handmade also in the future.

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Lively villages are a resource

There are a little over 3,100 residents in the municipality of Pyhäjoki. The parish village is divided into the southern Etelänkylä and the northern Pohjankylä. There are four villages in Pyhäjoki: Yppäri, Parhalahti, Pirttikoski, and Liminkakylä.

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Pedigree cattle protects seashore nature

Hereford cattle are the most important employees of Rautala farm. Thanks to them there is now room for the endangered Primula cortusoides and nesting waterfowl among the willows in front of the Parhalahti nature conservation area.

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In deep water all year round

A voluntary search and rescue team searches for bodies of drowning victims in Finland. Fennovoima supports the operations of the search and rescue boat team from Lumijoki.