Borussia women start the second division season against Jena

This Sunday the women of Borussia Bocholt will write history. The first competitive game in the 11nd Bundesliga against Carl Zeiss Jena is on Sunday at 2 a.m. Advance sales are at the following locations: Borussia Bocholt clubhouse: Tue-Fri from 17 p.m. Huckleberry's Gasthausplatz (during opening hours) WdeR Floor Studio Ferdinand - Braun-Str. 1 Bocholt - Holtwick. The tickets […]

Rose becomes a bicycle outfitter and jersey sleeve advertising partner of SC Freiburg

Rose Bikes becomes the official bicycle outfitter of SC Freiburg. The Bocholt-based bike manufacturer also advertises on the left jersey sleeve of the Bundesliga professionals at all Bundesliga games. For the players of SC Freiburg, "the bike", as SC trainer Christian Streich often calls it, serves as a training device, for regeneration or as a means of transport in the training camp. As the new official bicycle outfitter of SC Freiburg [...]

Red Cross grows by 350 to 1000 employees within four years

The Red Cross in the Borken district held its district assembly in Vennehof Borken under corona protection conditions with delegates from the local DRK associations. There were no board elections. The President of the Presidium, Aloys Eiting (Bocholt), referred to a “remarkable development”. The aid and welfare organization has grown by 350 employees to 1000 employees in the past four years. The […]

Registration dates for elementary schools in Bocholt

Bocholt (PID). Parents whose children will be required to attend school in summer 2021 can register their children in a Bocholt primary school from October 26, 2020 to November 6, 2020. The city administration has now sent registration documents and an information letter to parents. The city of Bocholt provides information about the different types of schools, the admission procedure and the care services offered by the respective schools. Parents [...]

Unknown people riot in the anteroom of the city library

Bocholt (ots) - Unknown persons caused property damage in the night from Friday to Saturday in the city library in Bocholt. They knocked over a wall in the anteroom of the building on Hindenburgstrasse, smoked a few cigarettes and left the butts, damaged a disinfectant dispenser and scattered flower seeds. The police ask for information to the Kripo: Tel. (02871) [...]

Burglar pried open window

Bocholt (ots) - An unknown perpetrator broke into practice rooms on Monday night in Bocholt. The burglar pried open a window to enter the building on Stenerner Weg. From inside the stranger stole a cassette with cash. On the basis of video recordings, the suspect can be described as follows: approx. 25 to [...]

StadtBus GmbH will pass on VAT reduction from October

Bocholt. In the next three calendar months of October, November and December 2020, passengers in the WestfalenTarif and thus also in Bocholt in the 0BOC price level will benefit from the VAT reduction. Since the reduction of 2020% had already been carried out since July 2, but the technical implementation for the ticket prices could not be implemented at such short notice at the time, the discount is now [...]

19 new corona cases in the district since Friday

57 people are currently infected with the corona virus in the Borken district. Compared to Friday there are 19 new positive cases. Two of them were registered in Bocholt. Overall, the new infections are distributed as follows: • + 3 Ahaus • + 2 Bocholt • + 3 Borken • + 2 Gescher • + 5 […]

Caritas stops in Bocholt with the action bus

More than 100 children and parents were able to really enjoy the last rays of the sun in the last week. The families had made themselves comfortable on picnic blankets with something to nibble on and listened to exciting and funny children's stories. While the children were making bookmarks afterwards, the parents had time to talk. Caroline Blenker from the Caritas Association had [...]

1.163 sign petition against overpriced town hall renovation

To date, 1.163 supporters have taken part in the "Petition against an overpriced renovation of Bocholt's town hall". The required quorum has thus been achieved. This was announced by former mayoral candidate Berthold Blesenkemper. He had initiated the petition to bring the subject back to the current city council and to demand, among other things, [...]

Apply now for the Bocholter Heimatpreis

Bocholt (PID). Bocholt associations and voluntary initiatives can still apply for the “Heimatpreis Bocholt” until October 10, 2020. The Bocholt volunteer agency reminds of this. Under the motto “We promote what connects”, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia supports local voluntary initiatives and projects worth emulating that promote local customs with 5.000 euros. Ideas can be submitted that [...]

Robert Koch Ring fully closed for two weeks

Bocholt (PID). The Robert-Koch-Ring in the Stenern district will be completely closed due to sewer works from October 1 to 17, 2020 in the area in front of the EDEKA market / pharmacy. Pedestrians can pass. A diversion will be set up for motor vehicle traffic. From Winterswijker Strasse, drivers can get to Sertürnerstrasse, and coming from the other side to the EDEKA store. That shares [...]

Stammtisch for adoptive and foster parents meets

Bocholt (PID). The regulars' table for carers and adoptive parents meets again. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 30. September 2020, instead. The beginning is at 20 clock in the Europa House on the Adenauerallee 59. The event is thematically open. Interested parents are invited. For more information, contact the Municipal Adoption Agency at 02871 / 953-161 or -312.

Traffic: Barloer Weg closed on one side

Bocholt (PID). In the period from Thursday, October 1, 2020 until probably Friday, October 9, 2020, the Barloer Weg in the area where it joins the Gattopskamp will be closed on one side. Renovation work is being carried out on the sewer shaft. Press contact: Mayor's office, press and information service, Amke Derksen, phone +49 2871 953-209, email:

Fire brigade trains how to handle dogs

The fire brigade and rescue service often encounter dogs in action that, like their owners, are in an exceptional situation. In order to train how to handle such dogs, the firefighters have been trained on this topic by the Pro-Dog-NRW coaching team in the past weeks as part of the regular watch classes. Knowledge about [...]