The district's education and school committee meets in the “self-learning center” of BK Bocholt-West

Borken district. The committee for education and schools of the Borken district has now met in the “self-learning center” of the Bocholt-West vocational college, which was newly built a few years ago. The meeting was chaired for the last time by Hans-Georg Fischer from Ahaus, who has chaired this body since 2004. The deputy committee chairwoman Anne König and district director Dr. Ansgar Hörster therefore took the opportunity to [...]

“Our village has a future” no longer this year due to the corona

Borken district. The competition “Our village has a future” (formerly called “Our village should be more beautiful”) has existed in Germany for around 60 years. Numerous places or districts with a village character from the Borken district have already participated - often very successfully. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the plans for this year's district competition had to [...]

Woman loses control of her car in a curve and is seriously injured

Bocholt (ots) - A seriously injured person and property damage in the amount of around 80.000 euros represent the balance sheet of a traffic accident that occurred in Bocholt on Wednesday. A 25-year-old car driver drove from a parking lot onto Frankenstrasse around 13.55:XNUMX p.m. and wanted to continue her drive to the left on Teutonenstrasse. The Bocholter lost [...]

Control day focuses on cyclists and pedelec riders

Borken district (ots) - Sometimes they were traveling in the wrong direction on a cycle path, sometimes they didn't want to do without using their cell phones while riding - typical violations of cyclists and pedelec riders that the police discovered on Wednesday in the entire district. Because the safety of pedelecs and cyclists was the focus of this [...]

Fire protection experts from Germany and Switzerland met in Bocholt

The specialist committee for preventive fire and hazard protection of the German fire services met yesterday and today for a two-day meeting in Bocholt. The participants, who came from all over Germany and Switzerland, were welcomed by the first city councilor, Thomas Waschki. Waschki was happy together with the head of the Bocholt fire department Thomas Deckers, a member of the [...]

Cash stolen from break-ins

Bocholt (ots) - Burglars broke into two nail studios in downtown Bocholt on Thursday night. In both cases, the perpetrators pried open the respective door to get in. The perpetrators took a piggy bank and a cash register with them from the rooms on Langenbergstrasse, and stole a cash box at the Nordstrasse crime scene. A context […]

When turning cyclist captured

Bocholt (ots) - A cyclist suffered minor injuries in an accident in Bocholt on Thursday. A woman from Bocholt drove her car on Burloer Weg at around 07.45 a.m. When the 27-year-old wanted to turn left onto Am Hilteken, her vehicle hit the 34-year-old cyclist. The Bocholter had ridden the cycle path on Burloer Weg. [...]

ESB participates in a nationwide campaign to strengthen the recycling concept

Bocholt (PID) - The waste disposal and service company Bocholt (ESB) is now using large banners to advertise correct waste separation and recycling of packaging material on two bridges in the city and at the recycling center, true to the motto “Great for the climate!”. Almost exactly a year ago, the ESB began introducing the yellow bin throughout Bocholt. Meanwhile the [...]

European office: “Public Breakfast” on the state of the EU

Bocholt (PID). On September 16, 2020, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will give her first "State of the European Union". In this speech she explains her ideas for the future of the EU and the priorities for the work of the EU Commission. The Europe Direct Information Center (EDIC) Bocholt, together with the European Union Bocholt, invites you to a breakfast including public viewing [...]

Ranking of the NRW municipalities: Bärbel Sauer contradicts Ludger Dickhues

Ranking of the NRW municipalities: Bärbel Sauer contradicts Ludger Dickhue's administration and politics have put the focus on KuBAaI and the town hall renovation. As a result, the housing policy has simply fallen to the ground. “Not only the business taxes are the problem, but also and especially the increase in property tax B, which was raised by 2016 percent in 50 without need. Year […]