Because of blue algae: Bocholter Aasee blocked as a precaution

Bocholt (PID). The Aasee in Bocholt is now closed as a precaution. Swimming and water sports such as sailing, surfing and pedal boating are prohibited. The reason are possible bacteria caused by blue-green algae. They can cause health hazards for humans and animals. In short: health hazard from blue-green algae bacteria in Aasee Bocholt Do not bathe, no water sports Keep dogs away from the water The decision [...]

“Thermal flight” over Bocholt's industrial areas

Bocholt (PID). As part of the project "Green instead of gray - industrial areas in transition", the city of Bocholt wants to record industrial areas using air-assisted thermography in order to identify heat hotspots. It is therefore expected that a plane will fly over Bocholt's industrial parks on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 and Wednesday, August 12. “Commercial areas are often affected by extreme heating during times of heat events. Of the […]

Pedelec riders collide

A 58-year-old pedelec rider from Bocholt-Suderwick wanted to cross Dinxperloer Strasse on Friday morning at around 11 a.m. from Sporker Strasse. There was a collision with a 76-year-old pedelec rider from Bocholt-Suderwick, who was driving the cycle lane on Dinxperloer Straße in the direction of Isselburg and therefore basically had right of way. The 76-year-old suffered slight [...]

53-year-old drunk and without a license in the car

Bocholt (ots) - Without a driver's license, a Bocholt man was driving his car, the police were reported on Thursday. A short time later, around 11.15 a.m., officers were able to find the 53-year-old outside his vehicle. He denied having driven despite testimony to the contrary. Regarding his driver's license, he stated that he lost it on vacation two years ago [...]

Sprayed the ventilation system of the Fildekenbad

Bocholt (ots) - Unknown people sprayed the ventilation system on the roof of the Fildekenbad on Rheinstrasse with paint on Thursday. At around 19.40 p.m., a witness reported to the police. He had seen two young men on the roof of the building. The hall is currently being surrounded by scaffolding. The strangers used this opportunity to [...]

Fire hazard from barbecues in the park

Bocholt (ots) - Witnesses reported that people in Mossepark would disturb the peace on Saturday. The officers found a group of people there around 22.30:20 p.m. who were listening to loud music and lighting charcoal in a grill. Glowing pieces of coal were already lying next to the grill. A XNUMX-year-old Bocholter was responsible for the grill. Since grilling in [...]

Bicycle thief found by witnesses

Bocholt (ots) - A 40-year-old from Bocholt walked down Werther Straße on Thursday at around 07.10:29 a.m. with a locked pedelec. His bad luck, the XNUMX-year-old owner of the bike discovered him and spoke to him. He was about to bring the pedelec to the police, said the perpetrator. The police officers who were called up found further alleged [...]

The number of corona infected people in Bocholt has risen to nine

There are currently 27 people infected with Corona in the district. Nine of them come from Bocholt. That is three more than the day before. The Borken district announced this now. According to the health authority, people who are in a risk area (a current list of risk areas can be found here: are on arrival in Germany from [… ]