Maja's story

Maja remembers. The excitement, the tension, her heartbeat. She had written a book. And now she was allowed to read from it. In the most famous and important place to present new books: at the big, international book fair in Frankfurt. Many prominent writers from many countries were there. Maja was 14 and the youngest [...]

Traffic: bottleneck on the Dingdener road

Bocholt (PID). As part of the expansion of the fiber optic network, the Dingdener road at the height of the roundabout (ramp to B67) is partially restricted. The works take place in the time of Monday, 19. August 2019, expected to Saturday, 31. August 2019, held. As part of the work, the local sidewalk is partially blocked. The pedestrians will pass the construction site [...]

New continuing education program for day care children

Borken County. Child day care is an important pillar of child day care, especially when it comes to caring for children under the age of three and reconciling work and family life. In order to continuously develop the offer in the district of Borken, the networking of day care professionals plays a central role. "These usually work alone in [...]

Application of the CDU: City should renaturate its own gravel gardens

For the next Council meeting, the CDU parliamentary party requests that the city of Bocholt re-seal sealed urban areas. As a first measure, the gravel garden of the administrative branch office on Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße will be upgraded ecologically. A green roof in suitable buildings calls the CDU in their application. Michael Wiesmann, Chairman of the Environment Committee, explains: "Pure gravel or rock gardens are with many [...]

Application of the CDU: City should renaturate its own gravel gardens

For the next Council meeting, the CDU parliamentary party requests that the city of Bocholt re-seal sealed urban areas. As a first measure, the gravel garden of the administrative branch office on Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße will be upgraded ecologically. A green roof in suitable buildings calls the CDU in their application. Michael Wiesmann, Chairman of the Environment Committee, explains: "Pure gravel or rock gardens are [...]

False carpet dealers cheat older couple

Bocholt (ots) - On Thursday, two alleged carpet dealers appeared to an elderly couple at their home address in the city center. The perpetrators had announced about 30 min previously by telephone and spent as employees of a former local carpet dealer. The bona fide victims granted the two men entry. The date was apparently only one for the perpetrators [...]

Drugs in traffic

Bocholt (ots) - On Friday, police officers checked an 00.00-year-old motorist against 36 clock on the Uhlandstraße. When checking the driving ability, there were indications of possible drug use by the man. This was also confirmed by a rapid drug test (positive for amphetamine), so that the officials brought the case to the police and prohibited it from continuing. A doctor took a blood sample from the 36-year-old in order to prove the drug use exactly. [...]

With Tempo 155 over the Pannemannstraße

To combat and prevent Raser accidents led the District Police Department Borken traffic at a total of 40 points in the county speed controls and found in the review of 30.738 vehicles that 6% of the measured driver drove too fast. 16 drivers exceeded the speed limit in such a way that they must expect the imposition of a driving ban. [...]

Startup the City: "MyKraut" wins competition for 2019

Bocholt. At the end of May, Stadtmarketing Bocholt published a call for tenders addressed to founders, young entrepreneurs and already active entrepreneurs with new business concepts. In recent weeks, they have been collecting applications and holding talks. The city marketing Bocholt has decided for the Bocholt startup "MyKraut". "The decision to choose an applicant was not easy for us - [...]

Bocholt on ice: New reservation system for ice rink and alpine hut

Bocholt. A "cold Info" in warm summer days: following on the great success of the last two years, there should also be an ice rink in Bocholt this year - goes into the next round. Also this winter the Stadtmarketing Gesellschaft Bocholt together with the Department of Youth, Family, School and Sport of the City of Bocholt, the Traber Event GmbH and other partners will again provide a great winter experience. From the 29. November to 02. As in the previous year, on the St. Georg Square next to the St. George Church, an ice area of ​​about 400 square meters will be built in February, into which the well located there will be installed. Adjacent to the Christmas market, this is lit up and decorated for Christmas. For an all-round pleasant stay, there will be next to the ice rink again the very high-quality gastronomy in the form of the alpine hut of the family Traber. Also this was used in the last years for sociable rounds privately or as a company event with enthusiasm. In addition to the wintry Glühwein and the cold drinks, there is also a great and hearty food. In recent years, it was also shown that for groups the evening curling was a real winter highlight. Of course, this year should not be missing. New this year is the reservation system, which can be found on the homepage www.bocholt-on-ice.de. Here, visitors have the opportunity to reserve rinks for curling and tables in the alpine hut, with or without food. "Through the overall overview, you get a quick overview of available appointments and can reserve the corresponding days and times with a few mouse clicks," says Stadtmarke-ting employee Claudia Hasenkox. It is important that cancellations are free only up to five days before the booking date. Of course, the schools will have the opportunity this year to reserve the ice rink again and to move the physical education lessons outside. For this you need to register at reservierungen-bocholt-on-ice@gmx.de. Discussions with the parish of St.-Georg, engineering companies, the neighboring shops, the residents, the gastronomy all around and also with the approval authorities are in the autumn. "There is much to do, we are happy - Bocholt on Ice has been a great upgrade for the Christmas market and the city center, and this will be the ice rink again next winter!" Says city marketing director Ludger Dieckhues. [...]

Games days in the Osterstraße & Königstraße in Bocholt

Bocholt. The real estate and location association Osterstraße / Königstraße (ISG) organizes for the fourth time the game days in the summer holidays, which is aimed at all children. The game days will take place on the last holiday weekend, on Friday, the 23.08. and on Saturday, the 24.08.2019, in the Osterstrasse, the Königstrasse and the Easter market place and it may, as the name [...]

Come on and sing - singing in community is the most beautiful

Under this motto there will be a free trial with the GOSPELFRIENDS Bocholt under the direction of Jürgen Bauer. Date: Wednesday, 28.August 2019, Time: 19.45 Clock to 21.45 Clock Location: Junge Uni, Stenerner Weg 14 A, 46397 Bocholt The choir invites you to get to know and sing along to gospel songs. Anyone who enjoys this style of music is welcome. If you like the group, you have the opportunity to register as a member of the GOSPELFRIENDS choir. Gentlemen voices are also welcome, so that the four-part songs can be interpreted with full sound. The choir rehearsals of the second semester start on Wednesday, 4 , September at 19.45 Uhr.Anmeldungen are possible under www.vhs-bocholt.de under the course number BI 1442. Info: The GOSPELFRIENDS Bocholt, founded in the year 2010 as a community choir, have been active since last year as a choir under the umbrella of the VHS, have so far 30 members and rehearse from 4. September 2019 in the rooms of the Junge Uni at Stenerner Weg 14A in Bocholt. A new repertoire will be developed. With the rehearsals there is the good possibility to get to know his singing voice and to develop it further. [...]

Prose and poetry around the color white in Suderwick

It is exciting, but also thoughtful and quite crazy: The radio play "From White Time" from the "Lauschsalon" promises an entertaining program - with lyrics and musical accompaniment. It can be heard as part of the series "Trumpet Tree & Violin Fig - Music in Gardens and Parks in Münsterland". On Sunday, 25. August, the special duo comes on [...]

Half marathon current: Organizers use Pacemaker

This was never an issue at the city run, but for the half marathon it was the "Pacemaker". Andre Putter, Mike Eiting, Stefan Werner, Ralf Himpler, Patrick Heitkamp, ​​Simon Schlebusch, Bernd Diekmann, Werner Enk and Jörg van Gelder are the Pacemakers in the first Bocholt Half Marathon. "We offer 1: 30, 1: 45, 2 and 2: 15 Pacemaker for the finish times", reports organizer [...]