Mobility experts are planning Bocholt as a bicycle city

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Jan Diesfeld is certain that the Nordring is needed to push car traffic out of the city and make it much more attractive. The expert from the company Planersocietät from Dortmund has just presented the corresponding plans to the Committee for Planning and Construction. The central point of his plan are network-like bicycle expressways in […]

Comment: Finally an idea for Bocholt!

A comment by BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER The vision of a leading German bicycle city could come true with the implementation of the mobility concept. It would not only make Bocholt noticeably more livable, it would also make it known nationwide, attract tourists, strengthen the inner city and the economy and improve the inner city climate. Citizens would primarily benefit from all of this - entirely […]

Comment: professionals at work

A comment from BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER 450 new, at least 90 or more publicly funded and therefore affordable apartments in the middle of the city of Bocholt - that's an announcement. Congratulations to everyone involved. WohnBau Westmünsterland, a daughter of the eponymous cooperative of the district of Borken and its municipalities, has once again proven what it can do. Here are professionals […]

Cooperative wants to build 450 new apartments in Bocholt

The development of the cultural quarter on both sides of the Bocholter Aa - between the city center and Aasee, Industriestraße and Don-Bosco-Straße - continues to accelerate. The regional housing company WohnBau Westmünsterland has an area of ​​approx. 42.000 square meters on the northern side of the Aas are secured by a notary's purchase offer to build around 450 apartments. The 110 year old […]

District of Borken announces 2020 home prize

Borken district. Many clubs and initiatives in the district of Borken are enthusiastic about local, regional and regional peculiarities. They strive to preserve their homeland and at the same time shape the future. The district of Borken would like to do this voluntary work for our region for the second time with the home prize under the motto: “Home connects!” appreciate. Until Friday, July 31st […]

Aasee Bay opens on Thursday

Bocholt (PID). This year's bathing season at the Aasee bathing site will start on Thursday, June 11, 2020. This is announced by Thomas Boekhorst, head of the responsible business area at the Bocholt city administration. The bathing area is open daily from 13 p.m. to 18 p.m. until mid-September and from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m. on weekends, public holidays and during the summer holidays […]

“DinXperience” postponed to next year

The major cross-border event “DinXperience” in the German-Dutch border area, which should commemorate the end of the Second World War, will be postponed to the coming year. The board of the Stichting DinXperience has now decided this. The reason is the corona pandemic. New date is from May 7th to 9th, 2021. “DinXperience” was originally planned for May 8th, 9th and 10th, 2020. […]

Lighting for the bus stop

An unilluminated bus stop on Werther Strasse prompted Lieder Nico Opitz to contact the Bocholter CDU branch West in the middle of last year. The city councilor Michael Wiesmann took up the suggestion of the 18-year-old and then contacted the city administration and the Bocholt energy and water supply (BEW). Recently the bus stop […]

Kreuzstrasse closed during the day

Bocholt (PID). Kreuzstrasse must be fully closed on Friday, June 12, 2020, between 5 a.m. and 17 p.m. The reason for the closure is the construction work on the new buildings on Kreuzstrasse. A diversion is not shown due to the shortness of the measure. Pedestrians can use the southern walkway on Kreuzstraße, cyclists have to get off.

Great harmony at the nomination event of the CDU

With a large majority, the CDU Bocholt presented its candidates for the city council last Saturday. In the Holtwicker Saal, the members voted Elisabeth Kroesen for first place on the reserve list and thus the top candidate. They also confirmed their mayor candidate Thomas Kerkhoff as a joint candidate with the FDP. The chairs for the approximately 100 members present […]

Computer donations for Caritas living groups and children in need

The RotaryClub Lippe-Issel also followed a call for donations from Caritas. The Caritas Association has received a total of 10 computers, laptops with printers for stationary help for children and adolescents, which could be passed on to children and adolescents. The RotaryClub Lippe Issel made the devices completely revised. Jürgen Borgert is pleased about the donation, […]