First hammer blow for the “LernWerk Bocholt”

By BIANCA MÜMKEN Exactly at 15.00 pm today, the political representatives of the city of Bocholt and the local press met at the construction site for the construction of the “LernWerk Bocholt”, Industriestraße 1. This has now reached the construction phase. In speeches by City Planning Councilors Daniel Zöhler and Thomas Waschki, 1st City Councilor, the current state of construction and the next steps [...]

"Red alert" in the event industry

The event industry is facing ruin because of the Corona crisis. The companies are calling for political solutions to save their industry and took to the streets in Berlin today. The motto of the event was "Red Alert". Bocholt-based companies were also there. Our photo shows, among others, Event Rent boss Jürgen Bungert (right)

330.000 euros for a new pedestrian guidance and city center information system

The city is to get a new pedestrian guidance and city center information system for 330.000 euros. This is what the administration will propose to the Council, which will meet on September 16. Arrow signs and analog and digital steles are planned. They point out sights as well as the Ravardiviertel, the old town, the new town and the Aasee. The old arrow signs in the city center with [...]

FDP questions town hall renovation

According to the FDP, the question of whether the town hall should be expensive to renovate or not is increasingly dividing the Bocholt population. For the council meeting on September 16, the parliamentary group requested that the whole project be put to the test in view of the uncertain cost situation and the changed economic situation of the urban finances as a result of the corona pandemic. Parallel […]

Twelve new reading mentors trained in the Bocholt city library

Bocholt (BIB). On Saturday, September 5, 2020, new volunteer reading mentors were trained again in a full-day workshop in the media center. They will soon be used in kindergartens, elementary schools or senior facilities in Bocholt, where they will be able to pass on their enthusiasm for reading. Martina Biermann from the “Reading” foundation prepared the seminar participants for the role of reading mentor. [...]

"Our future - our health"

Bocholt (eads-press). Making children and young people strong through sport and exercise: That is the focus of a cross-border event of the European Academy of Sports (eads) based in the Europahaus Bocholt on Friday, September 18. It belongs to the Europe Week 2020, which was canceled in May due to Corona. The title of the event morning in the Europahaus (9 am to 13 pm): [...]

Drivers seriously injured in collision with oncoming trucks

Bocholt (ots) - A driver in Bocholt collided head-on with an oncoming truck on Wednesday. The 26-year-old had driven on Dingdener Straße from Bocholt towards Dingden at around 08.40:26 a.m. At the height of the Weseler Landweg, the Dorstener came to the opposite lane for an unexplained reason. He collided with a garbage truck. The XNUMX-year-old [...]

Dog attacks passerby

Bocholt (ots) - The dog of a stranger bit out a piece of fabric from a cyclist's coat on Monday in Bocholt. A 19-year-old had used the cycle path on the Aa towards the city center at around 06.05:XNUMX a.m. At the level of the Westring underpass, she met a man with a dog on a leash. The Bocholter dismounted because the [...]

Burglars pry open door

Bocholt (ots) - Burglars have broken into a warehouse in Bocholt-Mussum in the past few days. In order to get into the building on Harderhook Street, the perpetrators had pried open a door. According to initial findings, nothing was stolen. The crime occurred between 11.00 a.m. on Saturday and 11.00 a.m. on Monday. The police asks for clues to [...]

Aa promenade blocked

Bocholt (PID). Due to work on the former railway bridge, the northern side of the Aa-Promenade between Theodor-Heuss-Ring and Don-Bosco-Straße will be completely closed from Monday, September 14, 2020 until December 15, 2020. A diversion via Theodor-Heuss-Ring, Bismarckstraße, Münsterstraße and Don-Bosco-Straße and vice versa is shown for cyclists.