Free comic day in the Bocholt City Library

Bocholt (BIB). This year, for the first time, the highest "comic holiday" of the year, the so-called free comic day (, will be celebrated in the Bocholt City Library. On Saturday, September 5, 2020, all comic fans can choose their three favorite magazines from a wide range of 10 different comics between 13 a.m. and 34 p.m. and take them home with them free of charge [...]

“Bocholt high up!” from 3rd to 6th September 2020

Bocholt. On the coming weekend from September 3rd to 6th, “Bocholt high out!” Will take place for the first time - an offer in Bocholt City in Corona times. With distance rules and hygiene protection and above all with a helping of joie de vivre. As already announced, Stadtmarketing Bocholt offers visitors to Bocholt's city center the opportunity to "go outside" and do something [...]

“General Practice Practice Month” goes into the 16th round

Borken district. The “General Practice Month” goes into the next and thus already the 16th round. After the positive response from the previous rounds, five medical students are now responding to the call to look at the advantages of Westmünsterland as a future place to live and work for four weeks. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker, District Director Dr. Ansgar Hörster and [...]

Cyclist brakes hard and falls

Bocholt (ots) - A cyclist suffered minor injuries in an accident on Sunday in Bocholt. A 59-year-old was on a gravel sidewalk and bike path along the Aa at about 12.25 p.m. coming from Meckenemstrasse in the direction of Werther Strasse. In the opposite direction, a 43-year-old from Bocholt also met him on a bicycle. Of the […]

Safe torn from anchorage

Bocholt (ots) - Burglars stole a safe on Sunday night in Bocholt. The perpetrators had violently entered a residential and commercial building on Münsterstrasse: They pried open a side door. The burglars proceeded in the same way to get into an office in the basement. There the strangers tore a [...]

Sports honor of the district is postponed due to corona

Borken district. Those responsible in the district administration did not make the decision easy for themselves: Due to the corona, there will be no “athletes honor of the Borken district” this year. This is how it is coordinated with the regional sports association. The original idea of ​​holding the large festive event, which is traditionally held in spring, in the second half of 2020 can, given the always [...]

Bottleneck on the east wall

Bocholt (PID). Due to the laying of supply lines, the sidewalk on Friedrich-Wilhelm-Straße (on the side of the construction site) must be closed to the east wall. Pedestrians have to use the other side of the street. With the measure, the right lane of the east wall must be closed on some days during the day between the junctions of Schonenberg and Osterstraße. The measure will take place from 2. [...]

Election of the integration council: The candidates introduce themselves

Last name: Sadeghi Attar First name: Mehrdad Age: 32 Occupation or professional experience: Civil engineer / glass master Country of origin: Iran Marital status: Married Hobbies: Football / swimming * Why is the election of the integration council important? * The aim of integration is to include all people who live legally and permanently in our country into society. Integration affects us all - long-time residents as well [...]

Stranger hits 26-year-olds

Bocholt (ots) - In the night of Saturday, a 26-year-old from Bocholt turned right on the city ring with his bike from Ravardistraße. He said goodbye to a friend who was driving straight ahead towards Westend. The as yet unknown racket was in the Ravardistraße area at the time - he first aped the 26-year-old [...]

Drunk and drugged behind the wheel

Bocholt (ots) - Police officers checked a 04.20-year-old driver on Ravardistraße on Sunday at around 22:XNUMX a.m. He was under the influence of alcohol and a drug test was positive for cocaine, amphetamine and the cannabis active ingredient THC. The officers forbade the journey and brought the case to the police. A doctor took blood samples from the man to determine the exact drug and alcohol consumption [...]

Resistance to police officers

Bocholt (ots) - On Sunday night, the police were asked for help at around 00:15 a.m. because there was an unauthorized person in a residential group on the north wall. The 25-year-old resident of the apartment, who was also known to the police, apparently did not agree to the dismissal of the 42-year-old from Bocholt, who was known to the police. The man who is apparently drugged and [...]

Police break up the rampant party

Bocholt (ots) - On Saturday evening, around 22.30 p.m., the police broke up a party on the street Im Osteresch due to significant disturbance of the peace. The 30 young and growing party guests were sent off and mostly obeyed. However, a drunken 17-year-old persistently ignored the instructions, insulted one of the officers and resisted. He was sent to the guard [...]

Election arena: Seven mayoral candidates cross-examined

Seven mayoral candidates answered questions from the audience in the electoral arena for 30 minutes each. Only the non-party Stefan Bambuch had canceled at short notice. The organizers have now made all videos available online. Here is an overview: Thomas Kerkhoff (CDU) Stefan Schmeinck (SPD) Peter Wiegel (City Party) Monika Ludwig (The Greens) Frank Büning (LEFT) Bärbel [...]

Reinforcement for the rescue service in the Borken district

After three years of training at the Fire Brigade and Rescue Service Academy in Bocholt (FRB), nine trainees were able to receive their certificates as emergency paramedics yesterday after a week of testing. All former trainees achieved partly very good results in the written, practical and oral exams in the state examination. The training period was characterized by high theoretical shares, coupled with various [...]