Golden rooster adorns the top of the Liebfrauenkirche

The weathercock of the parish church of Liebfrauen is ready for assembly just in time for the “button festival”. After several sanding, painting and varnishing, he received a new gold dress. Master painter Thomas Stöcker created this work and implemented it professionally. Gossamer-thin gold flakes were embedded in a so-called mixtion. The gold leaf is so thin that it cannot be […]

Ministerial decision as the last hope for a town hall demolition

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER At first glance, it just appears to be a € 400.000 skirmish on the edge of the multi-million dollar town hall renovation in Bocholt. Possibly, however, the smoldering dispute between the city administration and the monument protection authorities in Münster over a seemingly minor lowering of the foyer could lead to a complete demolition of the building. […]

Rent the cargo bike “Georg” for three days free of charge

Bocholt (PID). No matter whether for shopping or for a bike tour - Bocholter can borrow the “Georg” cargo bike again for three days free of charge. The cargo bike is now available at the bike station on Europaplatz. In sunny weather outside and sniffing the scent of spring. This is particularly good on a bike tour with the cargo bike “Georg”, says […]

Red Cross starts first aid courses again

Borken / Kreis Borken (drk-press). The Red Cross in the district of Borken has resumed first aid training, it says. After being suspended for several weeks due to the corona pandemic, it is now possible to offer the courses to participants again, subject to a strict hygiene and protection concept. The protection concept was decided by DRK board member Jürgen Puhlmann and district medical officer Antonia Bentfeld and […]

Police comment on “Father's Day in Corona Times”

District of Borken (ots) - next Thursday, the fathers of the republic will be in focus again. The tradition of the Ascension in honor of the fathers will draw many people into nature and into the reopened restaurants when the weather is good. The relaxed restrictions of the Corona Protection Ordinance make it possible. With all the joy of this loosening, it […]

Martin Beltinger new co-spokesman for the Bocholter Grünen

The Bocholt Greens completed their board. The position of co-speaker that has been vacant since the departure of former speaker Michael Uhl has been filled again. With a very large majority, Martin Beltinger was elected speaker alongside Monika Ludwig. Martin Beltinger introduced himself as follows: “Since the middle of last year I have been a member of […]

Electric bike stolen

Bocholt (ots) - Unknowns stole a pedelec on Saturday in Bocholt. The gray-painted Raleigh Kent LTD two-wheeler had been locked and chained at the train station on Hindenburgstrasse. The act must have taken place there between 14.00 p.m. and 22.00 p.m. The police are asking for information to the criminal police department in Bocholt […]

Bocholter on the road again with an uninsured e-scooter

Bocholt (ots) - It is quiet, brisk and not approved for public traffic: an e-scooter has brought trouble to its owner in Bocholt again. Because the man used the electric vehicle against his better knowledge when police officers checked him on Monday at Sankt-Georg-Platz. Although the Bocholter posted a corresponding advertisement some time ago […]

Another attempted break-in is displayed

Bocholt (ots) - Another attempted burglary has occurred in Bocholt-Stenern. Last weekend unknown people tried to get through the garage into a house on the street “Im Ellerbrock”. However, the perpetrators were unable to open the door. As reported, four similar acts occurred in the night of Sunday in the […]

Corona treatment center in Bocholt closes

After almost two months, the corona treatment centers (CBZ) of the Statutory Health Insurance Association of Westphalia-Lippe (KVWL) in the Borken and Coesfeld districts will gradually cease operations in the last week of May. The CBZ Europahaus on Bocholter Adenauerallee will remain open from May 27.5th. closed. “By setting up the Corona treatment centers, we have managed to provide outpatient medical care for all patients […]

"Bocholt Family Guide" reissued

Bocholt (PID). The Department of Youth, Family, School and Sport of the City of Bocholt has just launched its guide with the title "Bocholt Family Guide" for families in Bocholt: on 156 pages, the calendar offers information, advice and help on everything to do with the family. Mayor Peter Nebelo, Elisabeth Löckener from the Alliance for Families and Ina Bühs […]

EWIBO builds kindergarten - JusA becomes carrier

A four-day nursery is being created on the parking lot of the former club area of ​​DJK 97 on Fischerweg. The client is the municipal subsidiary EWIBO GmbH. The city-dominated association Youth and Social Work eV (JusA) becomes the sponsor. Tomorrow is the laying of the foundation stone. The daycare should be completed next year.

Barloer Ringstrasse blocked on one side

Bocholt (PID). The Barloer Ringstrasse between Dölls Diek and the Kollbeckerstegge will be blocked on both sides during the day from Monday, May 25, 2020 until Friday, June 19, 2020. The common footpath and bike path will be completely blocked. Power lines are laid. The speed is 50. Cyclists will be diverted via Dölls Diek, Torfkamp, ​​Kreuzkappellenweg and the […]