The Bluebank was awarded a special recognition for Innovation in Public Service and Administration. Prizes and recognitions were awarded at the Conference on Innovation in Public Service and Administration 2018 – “Better Public Service with Effective Co-operation and Use of Digital Solutions” held Friday, 9 June 2018 at the Grand Hotel in Reykjavik.
Landsbanki’s cash services
The Blue Bank is responsible for Landsbanki’s cashier service at Þingeyri, The service is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1 pm – 2 pm.
Ísafjörður Municipality’s service
The Blue Bank is a link between the people living in Þingeyri and Ísafjörður Municipality. Kristján Þ. Ástvaldsson, employee of Ísafjörður, receives requests and provides assistance on various services that Ísafjörður provides, Arnhildur Lilý Karlsdóttir, employee of the Blue Bank, provides support and assistance for the electronic applications system of Isafjordur. The employees of the Blue Bank also receive special requests and direct them to the appropriate departments within the Municipality.
Verk Vest, worker’s union of the Westfjords
The Blue Bank answers questions regarding the services of the Workers’ Union of Westfjords, Verk Vest, and directs special requests to the appropriate person for resolution.
In the premises of the Blue Bank is a small fraction of the library of Þingeyri. A computer in the open space of the Blue Bank provides an open link to the library in Ísafjörður through Leitir.is where books can be ordered with assistance from the employees of the Blue Bank.
On Mondays and Wednesdays the Blue Bank offers a free 15-minute meditation and a quiet time for guests and by passers at 1.15 p – 1.30 pm.
The Blue Bank offers two different areas. On the ground floor is the creative communal area which is open to everyone. There people can meet up for coffe and chat, read, work or create. On the upper floor of the house, the Blue Bank offers collaborative space, where you can rent a desk and office facilities in a bright and beautiful space.
SANDRA DE CLERCQ trainer and a master in Organizational Psychology conducts a workshop on Enneagram, a neutral psychological model for personal growth, 13 – 16 November in the Bluebank. During this workshop you will discover the nine defense mechanisms that people automatically adapt since birth. You will gain consciousness about your own basic fears and desires and will understand why you keep doing the same thing, even when you realise this is not always the best answer given the situation. You will understand that we all have a subjective view on reality and that it is impossible for us to know the truth. Once we see this, we take a lot of annoying behavior of other persons no longer personal. We start realizing it is not about us… that we are all just suffering and defending ourselves in our own way and that there is a way out once we become conscious. Continue reading “Enneagram Workshop 13-16 November”
20th of September will be the grand opening of the Bluebank. We are delighted to invite you to come and celebrate with us, have a look at the space, sit down, talk and exchange ideas.
The celebration will start at 16:00 with opening talks from representatives of the project, followed by a fish barbecue which the local sports club Höfrungur will prepare.
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A cooperation agreement between partners and the Blue Bank was signed recently. The cooperation was launched rather powerfully, as the signatures followed the first explosions of tunnel that is to come between Dýrafjörður and Arnarfjörður. Continue reading “Cooperation agreement signed”
The new employers of the Bluebank are now busy with preparations for the forthcoming opening of the Bluebank on the 20th of September. The premises, which until now have been used solely for Landsbanki’s activities, are now being prepared for the various activities that will be operated by the Bluebank. Continue reading “Current projects”