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A Finnish visitor’s story:

I lived at a farm, where there were animals of all kind. Our house and the yard were big, so this is where all the children in the village gathered to play. During the war we had a Soviet prisoner of war who helped my parents on the farm and in his free time he played with us kids. One day as we were outside playing the prisoner started to run fast towards the forest. We got worried as we thought the prisoner was going to run away! But all of a sudden he turned as he was running and yelled: Baaaah!We realized that he was on his way to get the sheep that was grazing on the edge of the wood. And in a moment he was back with the sheep on a rope.

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In 1956 the lease period of Porkkala was over and the Finnish inhabitants could return to their homes after 11 years. The area had been used as a stri...

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Degerby has its own village streamer!

- Finally Degerby has its very own village streamer! The process has aquired a lot of work, but the work was completed in a good cooperation between the village council and the youth association. You can see the new streamer in the picture to the right, or you can visit us at the village office for a peek. You can buy the streamer for your very own flagpole for 70 euros at the village office or order it by contacting us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +358 40 541 8526. There is also a smaller one, price: 45 euros.

- All inhabitants of our village have access to our village helper, who will help you with your daily tasks, such as gardening, painting and much more. We charge 10 €/hour for his work, and if you live in Finland you can reduce the charge from your taxes. For more information and booking, contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +358 40 541 8526

Our village helper Kim Ketola`s assignement ends at 1.11.2017 but the village council will ty to get a new village helper for the spring and summer season 2018.