City removes dead trees

Bocholt (PID). The city of Bocholt is currently removing around 120 trees from public areas such as streets and parks throughout the city. They fell victim to the extreme drought of the summer of 2018 despite intensive irrigation measures. For safety reasons, the trees must be felled before they can break and become a hazard. All tree species, such as oak, beech, birch and chestnut, are affected. This is communicated by the civil engineering, traffic, urban green and environment department. There are a total of around 22.000 trees in public areas in Bocholt. Dry tree branch Stock Photo (Copyright: (Symbolfoto: shutterstock)) […]

"Ladies' choice! Now it's our turn to girls.

The naughtiest Ufa melodies, the most beautiful sound film hits and the cheekiest allegories around the topic number 1. For this program the Trio Rosenpalais allows itself to relocate the evening's action from the ballroom to the salons of sophisticated women, as well as on the stages of the pubs and variety shows. Of course, the eternal cat-and-mouse game between man and woman is also celebrated here. And whoever is a hunter and who is hunted quickly turns out. Because in this program, in a lively and humorous way, it is also made absolutely clear what it means when a woman knows what she wants. Sophisticated lady, wicked vamp, cheeky brat and slipper-wielding house kite: An evening as multifaceted as the women themselves. Old dairy Werther Straße 1646395 BocholtSunday, May 19, 2019 Places: Tourist Info Bocholt, Tel 16.00/17.00, Theater Office of the City of Bocholt, Tel 12/15 […]

Burglary in clubhouse

Bocholt (ots) - On the night of Monday, burglars picked up the door of the Angelsportverein on Hohenhorster Strasse. Office space and the counter area were ransacked, but according to the current state of investigation nothing was stolen. The police are looking for witnesses. Please contact the Kripo in Bocholt (02871-2990). [...]

"Girls Power": acting workshop for girls from 10-14 years

Bocholt (PID). As part of the cultural initiative "Kulturrucksack" takes place at 28. and 29. June 2019 held a drama workshop for girls between the ages of 10-14 years. There are still remaining places to forgive. Registrations are accepted under Tel. 02871 / 953-525 or by mail to Participation is free. The first workshop will take place on Friday, 28. June, from 16 pm to 19 pm, held on Saturday, 29. June, from 10 pm to 18 pm. Place is in each case the refectory of the St-Georg-Gymnasium at Benölkenplatz. Simone Silberzahn, actress, theater pedagogue and qualified social pedagogue, will improvise with the girls and bring them closer to the basics of the drama. With lots of fun, creativity and action, the girls think up stories and develop theatrical scenes together with Silberzahn. Besides that, of course, costumes and props are essential for a successful spectacle. No previous experience is required. "Girls who want to try themselves, get to know something new, have fun and be on stage are welcome to attend the workshop," said Nicole van Baal from the Municipal Department Youth, family, school and sport. Background "Kulturrucksack" The campaign "Kulturrucksack NRW" is a funding program of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Bocholt as participating municipality makes for 10 to 14-year-old appropriate cultural offers. Information at [...]

Children's flea market at the ESB fully booked

Bocholt (PID). It went quickly: All seats for this year's children's flea market on Sunday, 30. June 2019, at the waste disposal and service company Bocholt (ESB) are taken. Already on Monday morning all stands were occupied within a few hours, reports waste consultant Karin Kalka-Freundt. The flea market takes place on sundays from 14 to 17 clock on the recycling yard on the Schaffeldstrasse 74 and the adjacent ESB grounds. A colorful supporting program is being planned so that visitors can look forward to an eventful afternoon. [...]

Cyclist escapes after accident

Bocholt (ots) - On Saturday, an 19-year-old cyclist from Cologne drove against 21.55 clock Langenbergstraße in the direction Münsterstraße. At the height of the Gasthausstraße, a collision with an oncoming cyclist collided, causing the 19 year-old to fall and injure himself slightly. The other cyclist fled the accident site and is now being searched. It is described as follows: Approx. 30 to 40 years old, approx. 170 cm tall, slim build, Piercing in nose and right eyebrow, wearing a black hooded jacket. The police are looking for witnesses. Please notify the Traffic Commissariat in Bocholt (02871-2990). [...]

SPD wants free use of city buses on Saturdays

The SPD parliamentary group is requesting free use on Saturdays on all lines of StadtBus Bocholt GmbH as part of a pilot project. This should initially be limited from October 01.10.2019, 30.09.2020 to September XNUMX, XNUMX. The project is to be accompanied by an evaluation that takes into account not only economic but also ecological aspects, the resonance of the citizens, effects on the parking situation and the attractiveness of the city center. The joint evaluation by politicians, the administration and the StadtBus Bocholt GmbH should include three main phases: at the beginning of the project, in its half time and finally one month before it expires. If the evaluation is positive, permanent free bus traffic should be aimed for on Saturdays. At the same time, it is effective to advertise the new offer. According to a press release by the SPD parliamentary group, the aim of the project is to increase the attractiveness of public transport, to get people to switch to the bus not only on Saturdays, and also to increase noise emissions in urban areas throttling, such as reducing the emission of particulate matter and CO² and thus increasing the attractiveness of Bocholt as a living space, and in particular strengthening the attraction of the city center. The StadtBus GmbH is to be commissioned to develop a project sketch with a cost estimate by the next council meeting in July. [...]

TSV Bocholt Rhinos win first home game

Last Sunday the TSV Bocholt Rhinos played their first season game for 2019, guests at Hemdener Weg were the neighbors of the Kleve Conquerors who had to make their way home with a 47:00 loss. With good football weather and almost 300 spectators, you could see a clearly dominating game of the home team. Whoever is the man in the house showed the Bocholter with their first drive, which led to the touchdown by number 21 Malte Stappenbeck, the subsequent extra point could not be converted become. At the end of the first quarter, the rhinos added more points to the scoreboard before the second quarter started, which ended at 26:00 for the home side. 2 minutes before the end of the first half, the Bocholters had to swallow a bitter pill, their runninback Lukas van Alten had to go to the hospital with a multiple break and was operated on there successfully on the same evening. Many teams would have hung their heads at this point and might have given the game out of their hands, but not the Rhinos. They turned up in the second half, sometimes the second line-up played there and yet there was no decline in performance. The boys showed what team spirit and cohesion means - no, they even defined these terms with their pathos for the game. After the Rhinos at 33:00 by Malte Stappenbeck and then at 40:00 by Alexander Baranowski, the starting quaterback of the home team Emil Fohrer achieved his first TD pass in the men's area, so that the young Krefeld finally arrived in Bocholt Game, prepare us now for our next opponent Iserlohn. If it weren't for Lukas' serious injury, it would be a perfect football weekend for us. Home win, burger, many spectators ... what more does the football heart want? ”Said coach Max Klingberg. The next game of Bocholter is again a home game and will take place this Saturday at Hemdener Weg 163. The kick-off is at 15 p.m., opponents are the Titans from Iserlohn who lost their first game against the Herne Black Barons with 06:29. The Titans have strengthened themselves with an Australian Quaterback and are highly motivated for the game on Saturday in Bocholt. Photo: Middelhoff […]

E-book consultation in the city library Bocholt

Bocholt (BIB). For all literature lovers who are interested in reading with an e-reader, Katharina Freese of the city library offers 16 next Thursday. May 2019, in the Media Center (Room 3) a consultation on "Reading with the e-book". The entrance is free, a registration is not necessary. In the e-book-consultation demonstrates staff of the city library in the time of 14: 30 to 15: 30 watch in a short training the online portal and the download of digital Media. Beyond MuensterloadBocholt City Library is a member of the "muensterload" association, a group of 14 Münsterland public libraries. In addition to the use of on-site lending facilities, this association also offers readers free loan of electronic media (online lending). Holders of a library card can borrow a variety of digital media, such as eBooks or eAudios, on the Internet. Currently around 37.000 electronic media of various areas are available for hire. The idea of ​​"onleihe" has already been awarded several times. [...]