Big fire: Cause was flying sparks during grinding work

Bocholt (ots) - On Thursday, fire department and police were alerted against 12.00 clock, as in a company hall at Telingskamp a fire had broken out (we reported). Investigations on the scene of the fire have been completed and the confiscation of the affected hall (this is part of a larger hall complex) has been canceled. According to the current state of investigation, it can be assumed that sparking in a cabin caused sparks flying through which insulation material was set on fire. The fire spread quickly and the column of smoke was visible from afar. [...]

Dingdener Straße: central reservation is planted

Bocholt (PID). At the junction Dingdener Straße / Schaffeldstraße the median strips are planted with shrubs. The measure starts on Monday, 15. July 2019, and lasts one week. During this time, light traffic delays are expected in the crossing area. Round 100 square meters of lawn area will be removed. The areas are filled with plant substrate, which is then planted with flowering perennials, reports Peter Schlabs, urban expert on urban greenery. In autumn, flower bulbs will also be planted. Bocholt's Town Planning Officer Daniel Zöhler is also pleased that the two areas have been transformed into "a habitat that is varied and valuable for the insect world." [...]

Summer vacation program in the city library Bocholt

Bocholt (BIB). The summer reading club (SLC), poetry slam workshops, crafting fun: During the summer holidays, there is a lot going on in the city library Bocholt. All events are open to users, most of them even for free. The exception is the kick-off event for the summer reading club, the play "Ferdinand, the bull!" On 16. July of 11-13 clock. It costs 4 Euro or 2 Euro reduced with Family Pass. Various events take place within the framework of the SLC. A so-called "Bee-Bot" treasure hunt offers the city library on Monday, 22. July, and on Monday, 19. August, each of 11-13 clock. Use a bee-shaped mini-robot to explore maps and solve puzzles. On Tuesday, 23. July of 10-12 clock, on Thursday, 8. August of 15-17 clock as well as on Friday, 23. August of 10-12 o'clock takes place a log book workshop. Participants can use a green screen to create their SLC diaries creatively and individually. On Tuesday, 30. July of 12-14 clock, the SLC participants can present their favorite books during book casting at various stations. And on Monday, 12. August of 11-13 watch, faces and book cover are photographed combined during the bookface shoot. The submission of the SLC logs is scheduled for Saturday, 31. August, done. For these events, the library requires a pre-registration (except for the log book workshop). The teams of the SLC receive a stamp for one of the events. Registrations for the SLC are still accepted under Tel. 02871 2589-0. Pastime afternoons every Wednesday. An SLC stamp is also given to participants when they participate in the popular crafting afternoons. As usual on Wednesdays (17., 24., And 31 July, 7., 14., And 21., August), they will start at 15: 30. After a read history appropriate motives are tinkered. Registrations are not required. "Poetry Slam" workshopsIn collaboration with the project "Kulturrucksack" and the Kulturbüro Bocholt will take place on Monday, 26. August, and on Tuesday, 27. August, 13-17 Watch will host a "Poetry Slam" workshop for 10 14 year olds as well as 15-18 yearlings. During the two-day workshops, the young people write poems about their lives, their everyday life or other topics that move them. The motto is "BochOLD". The lyrics will be at the "Culturally Fat" festival on Saturday, 7. September, presented.Search and craft fun in SuderwickThe branch in Suderwick (in the Bültenhaus) offers during the summer holidays two reading and craft afternoons for children from 3-7 years, on Monday, 22. July, and on Thursday, 22. August, each between 15-16 clock. The participation is limited only after previous registration under Tel. 02874 / 90 59 829 or personally possible. [...]

Kreis introduces Dutch node system for biking

Borken County. The node system is known to most cyclists from the Netherlands. However, it originated in Belgium. Now it is also in Münsterland as a replacement for the previous tourist "honeycomb system" - each honeycomb can be taken as a round trip - be introduced. And the Borken district is progressing rapidly. At the beginning of July, District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker as well as the mayors of the municipalities of the district Borken an administrative agreement, which regulates the cooperation of the involved actors during the realization of the nodal point system. The signing was preceded by extensive planning workshops of the district with the towns and municipalities. Now, two external engineering firms have been commissioned with the inventory and design of the signage on the planned network of nodes in the district. "It's great that the impetus of the borderline municipalities has made an impact and the node system is now planned throughout the Münsterland," said Vredens. Christoph Holtwisch, who is also the spokesman for the mayors in the Borken district. District Administrator Zwicker praises the very good cooperation in the district of Borken: "Through the local knowledge and the active participation of the municipal tourism and planning officers and the construction yards, but also through the technical support of Münsterland e. V., we will identify an optimized network, "states the district administrator, adding:" Both recreational cyclists from the region and guests from abroad can experience the district of Borken in a relaxed atmosphere. "Michael Weitzell, director, is also impressed by this good cooperation The staff at the district of Borken, optimistic that the current schedule can be met: "If all goes well, the new system can be opened in spring 2021," says Weitzell. Until then, the new hub hats and each referring to the next node numbers signs should be installed in the existing red-white Zielwegweisern. In addition, the junction boards, which provide an overview of the surrounding network for orientation at the crossing points, should also be installed. Also the "tour planner" of Münsterland e. V. as well as the existing map bases are to be revised. [...]

Successful entry into the virtual world at Campus Bocholt

The virtual world in production was able to 40 guests a workshop on 11. July 2019 experience in the machine hall of the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences on Campus BocholtUnder the motto "Entry into the digital factory", the project team of "Digi-up! # Netzwerk.DigitaleProduktion "a special experience for the invited guests from regional companies: a live demonstration of the virtual reality (VR) glasses of the university using the example of an assembly workstation. With the help of such glasses, a computer-generated 3D reality can be experienced first-hand. Fabian Pioch and Alexander Siebe from the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences explained to the public various application possibilities as well as the concrete benefits of Virtual Reality technology for manufacturing companies. "VR applications can be used across a company's value chain to increase production efficiency," said Pioch. Following the presentation, attendees were able to personally test the university's VR glasses. Students were informed about further digital technologies such as cloud computing, business intelligence or data acquisition by means of RFID technology at scientific posters and short lectures. The professors of the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, Tom Vierjahn, Christian Kruse, Michael Bühern and Peter Kerstiens presented the possibilities for cooperation with the university by way of example through research and cooperation projects with partners from the industry. In this context, Prof. Dr. Michael Bühren pointed out that a digital factory is being built step by step in the machine hall at Campus Bocholt. "Especially the digital factory offers companies an optimal environment for testing prototypical applications," says Prof. Bühren. If you have any questions about possible cooperation with the university or if support is required in the digitization of production, companies can contact the team of the "Digi-up!" Network at any time. "Digi-up! # Netzwerk.DigitaleProduktion "is an initiative of the Westfälische Hochschule, the Business Promotion Agency for the Borken district and the business promotion and city marketing company Bocholt, which brings together interested companies, start-ups and multipliers, provides impulses for solutions and exchange and cooperation in the field of digital production. "Companies benefit from the close cooperation between the university and the two business development agencies," Prof. Bühren concluded. [...]

Summer Borrel of the International Network Office

Bocholt. The "International Network Office - Internationaal Netwerkbureau" organizes the Sky Lounge Bocholt its first summer Borrel for German and Dutch companies. Around 50 entrepreneurs from Bocholt and the Achterhoek border region first of all got "caught up" by the Fakespeaker Pieter de Rijk. Mr. de Rijk presents himself to the guests as Dr. Daniël de Ridder, HR Manager at Apollo Vredestein. ApolloVredestein BV, a 110 company, is a Dutch manufacturer of tires for automobiles, agricultural vehicles and bicycles and belongs to the Indian Apollo Tires Ltd. After a while, the guests realized that they were not the true Dr. Daniël de Ridder. In his relaxed manner, the Fakespeaker pulled off his program and reminded many German entrepreneurs in particular about Rudi Carell. The entrepreneur certainly did not expect such an appearance and certainly did solve it. Following the presentation, the manager Wil Kuiters moderated and guided the mini-network speed dating of the idea en organisatie Kuiters Agentur. The guests took the opportunity to get in contact with other companies on both sides of the border from similar sectors and professionally deepen the business relationship. As for a typical Dutch Borrel, the guests enjoyed the event with cool drinks and snacks with a view over the Kubaai area At the beginning of the event, the new matchmaker, Mr. Simon Böing-Messing, introduced himself to the guests. For companies or even founders who are interested in cross-border business activities, the new matchmaker is now available with help and advice. Further information and events of the International Network Office can be found here: Caption: Photo 1 : Fakespeaker Pieter de Rijk triggers first amazement then with a lot of Humoreine cheerful mood from the audience. [...]

LUST Food Truck Festival - Three days of culinary delights in the Langenbergpark

Bocholt. Just now the PUR Open Air concert in the stadium Am Hünting "went over the stage", as can be announced in Bocholt already the next summer event, in hopefully better weather. From 16. to 18. August 2019 returns to the LUST Food Truck Festival in the Langenberg Park and transforms the park into a gourmet oasis for the Bocholter and visitors of the city. This year, for the third time, Jeroen Schreurs and Roy Heesen are organizing this festival in Langenberpark in cooperation with the Stadtmarketing Gesellschaft Bocholt. This year again there is a great culinary offer and a great coordinated program. With over 30 Food Trucks and their specialties, various non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, as well as craft beers, children's activities and music. Street food events are still very popular and the topic of good quality food is getting more and more important in our society. Thus, the LUST Festival fits 2019 also excellent, because the selection is wide, innovative and varied. An international street food movement has developed, which meets the urban need for healthy and sensible, yet fast and uncomplicated food offers. The Dutch organizers Schreurs and Heesen are already in full swing. "We are organizing a" LUST Tour "again this year. On this tour we stop in eight different locations and their special locations. For example, Neuss, Nordhorn, Bad Bentheim, and Vreden. On the third weekend of August we will pitch our tents in Bocholt again. The Langenbergpark and the Bocholter have impressed us in the past two years, the event was a great success, "said Jeroen Schreurs about the plans for 2019 and the impressions from the past two years. Like 2018, the cash register system for the" Coins "(Food stamps) increased. The "coins" are the official means of payment at the festival. Likewise, the beverage supply is being rebuilt on a larger scale, because Schreurs and Heesen already know that the Bocholter like to celebrate, especially if the weather so plays along, like last year and the visitors could spend three great summer evenings in the Langenbergpark. 2019 will again use the entire park as an event space and the food trucks will once again be the center of the event. Up to 35 pieces, with their eye-catching appearance, are expected in Bocholt. Some come from the vicinity of Amsterdam, others also from the catchment area of ​​Bocholt. There will be new and well-known food trucks from last year in the Langenberpark. The operators will prepare fresh specialties from around the world for guests on the spot. The culinary offer includes Mexican, Asian, vegetarian, Dutch poffertjes, fresh fries, German sausage and much more. Diverse craft beers, cocktails, as well as non-alcoholic drinks are available to visitors. To create a good atmosphere and to put the visitors in the right mood, of course, provided for music. At various places in the Langenbergpark live bands and DJ's entertain the visitors. Not loud ... but nice to listen. Varied activities for children, for example, bouncy castles, face painting, crafts and much more are offered. For even more feel-good atmosphere and quality of stay provide various installations and lighting ideas. The following opening hours are scheduled for this year's LUST Food Truck Festival: Friday, 16. August of 16: 00 to 24: 00 o'clock Saturday, 17. August of 12: 00 to 24: 00 ClockSunday, 18. August of 12: 00 - 22: 00 pm. The entrance to the park is of course free on the entire festival weekend. More information at and [...]

Industrial hall completely burned out

Yesterday, an industrial hall owned by B + K Feuerfest-Technik was completely burnt out in the Industrial Park Mussum. In the meantime, there was a warning message to the population due to the smoke. Two people were easily injured. According to estimates, the property damage amounts to around 250.000 Euro. The cause of the fire is so far unclear. The fire brigade was with about 80 forces in action to clear the fire of approximately 2000 sqm large hall. We were supported by the Brandweer Dinxperlo and the information and communication unit of the Borken district. The hall burned at the arrival of the fire department in full extension. By constructing a lock position with two turntable ladders, the adjacent halls could be protected. For a better situation investigation a drone was used. The fire-engine Suderwick had meanwhile taken over the protection of the entire city. The mission was over after about four hours.Photo: Firefighters [...]

81 year old electric wheelchair driver fatally injured in accident

Bocholt (ots) - On Thursday afternoon against 15: 30 o'clock intended a 81-year-old Bocholterin with their electric wheelchair the Birkenallee height Edekamarkt to cross. An 40-year-old Bocholter drove the Birkenallee with his van from the Dingdener road coming towards sports fields. For unknown reasons, the van collided with the power wheelchair. The 81-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to a hospital with a rescue helicopter. The 40 year old was unhurt. The accident scene was closed until 18.15 clock in the direction of sports fields. Against 23: 30 clock received the Bocholter Polzei note that the 81-year-old died in the hospital. [...]

"Schanze" closed for six weeks

Bocholt (PID). After completion of the new building on the corner of Schanze / Brückenstraße, the road surfaces must now be renewed. For this reason, the "hill" in the area of ​​the new building and equally the bridge road is fully closed. The suspension will start on Monday, 15. July, and lasts until the end of August 2019. This informs the municipal traffic department. The traffic from Ravardistrasse is diverted via Crispinustraße, Realschulstraße and Europaplatz. The further entrance into the city center then takes place via the Osterstraße, Südmauer, Boesstiege and Königsstraße. A billboard informs road users at the entrance of the ring in the Ravardistraße.Um to facilitate the accessibility of the city center, also the one-way street regulation on the street St. George Square is reversed. This means that the St.-Georg-Platz street will also be accessible via the Casinowall and "Schanze" and the outflow of motor vehicles will be via St.-Georg-Platz, Realschulstraße and Europaplatz. For cyclists also a diversion recommendation is indicated. [...]

Exercise is good and fun!

Under the motto "Movement is good and fun", the City Sports Association Bocholt in cooperation with the DJK SF 97 / 30 Lowick and the St. Bernhard Elementary School will be offering 10: 00 clock on the Xichenallee 31 next Sunday , in Bocholt the possibility to take off the German sports badge. There will be certified inspectors on site and in the relevant disciplines to take the services and documentieren.Gefördert the project of the county sports federation Borken. Everyone hopes for a good participation despite the beginning of the summer holidays. "Exercise and sports are important and promote good health. Here, as a city sports association, we would like to continually offer new opportunities for movement and draw attention to our member clubs, "said Markus Schürbüscher, chairman of the City Sports Association in Bocholt. [...]