Westphalian University receives over one million euros to promote knowledge-based start-ups

"Start-ups have a high strategic importance for Germany as a business location," said Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier on the handover of funding decisions in Berlin. "They drive innovation, drive structural change and create jobs for the future. In doing so, universities play a decisive role as a think tank for innovative business start-up support. "The Westphalian University of Applied Sciences with its [...]

Thomas Kerkhoff visits the local chapter center

Next Tuesday, the 10. December 2019 meet the members of the CDU local association Bocholt-Mitte to a local party. The focus of the event is the preparation of the municipal election campaign next year. As a special guest the members of the local association expect the designated mayoral candidate of the CDU Bocholt, Thomas Kerkhoff. The local party convention, to which all members of the local [...]

New kindergarten "Blumenwiese" opened in Bocholt

Bocholt. The temporary day-care center (kindergarten) "Blumenwiese" has started operations. In order to create child care capacities needed in the short term, the day care center was set up in mobile units ("containers") on the future Nordring route in the Heutingsweg / In der Ziegelheide area. The day-care center started with 30 children, 13 children are 3 years old. Perspectively, in three age-mixed [...]

Bestselling author Anne Weiss presents her new guide

Bocholt (BIB). Minimalism and tidying are very much in vogue. Bestseller author Anne Weiss tells in the book "My life in three boxes" how she traded her stuff for happiness and gives tips on how to dispose of his belongings sustainably. On Tuesday, 28. January 2020, the bestselling author presents her new release within the event series "Bocholt reads!" At 19: 30 [...]

Brillux and the Mariengymnasium cooperate

In order to better prepare the students during school time for subsequent education and the world of work and to support them in their choice of career choices, the Mariengymnasium could now gain another extracurricular partner. The Münster-based family business Brillux GmbH and Co. KG, with its branch office in Bocholt, will be working closely with [...]

Accident in the roundabout / cyclist wanted

Bocholt (ots) - On Thursday it came in the roundabout Barloer way / short way to a traffic accident with a 54 year old female driver and a still unknown bicycle rider. The cyclist crashed, told the car driver that everything was alright, and continued her journey across the road "Short Path". The driver also drove on and [...]

"Kubaai" - start of construction planned for mid 2020

Bocholt (PID). At the recent meeting of the political steering group "Kubaai" (stands for the cultural district of Bocholter Aa and Industriestraße), Bocholt's Town Planning Officer Daniel Zöhler reported on the project's progress. The main topic was the ongoing coordination between the administration, the city quarters Bocholt GmbH (SQB) and the List Group (investor) for the construction of the "green campus". In Kubaai project, construction sites between the textile [...]

Objective: More education and employment of people with disabilities

As part of the week of people with disabilities, Arndt G. Kirchhoff (President METALL NRW), Knut Giesler (District Director of the IG Metall NRW) and Torsten Withake (Regional Directorate NRW of the Federal Employment Agency) and Michael Wedershoven as representative of the landscape associations, the company Flender visited in Bocholt, there to a joint call of metal NRW, IG Metall NRW, [...]

All grass pitches in Bocholt locked throughout the weekend

Bocholt (PID). Due to the current and reported rainfall, the grass pitches in Bocholt are closed on Friday and throughout the weekend. It is not possible to use the grass pitches throughout the city from the 06.12.2019 up to and including 08.12.2019. This was the result of the ESB's urban sports field control after having visited the places on Friday morning. Due to bad weather forecast [...]

Nikolaus visits the "Bocholter"

Bocholt (PID). Three times it is now again "Ho, ho, ho !!!" in the shuttle train between Bocholt and Wesel. On Wednesday, 11. December, Friday, 13. December and Saturday, 14. December 2019, the travelers receive heavenly visit. On these days, Nicholas distributed in the regional train "RB 32- The Bocholter" Weckmänner to the train guests. For a total of 22. Times […]

District student council wants better bus connections

Borken County. The District Student Representative Office (BSV) for the Borken district represents the interests of the students in the district. These depend in a special way on the public local passenger traffic (ÖPNV). Therefore, they are well aware of the current situation and have concrete ideas about improvements. With corresponding wishes "in the luggage" came now the two BSV chairwoman Emely Schlarpp [...]