Intoxicated at the wheel

Bocholt (ots) - Under the influence of drugs, a driver drove his car through Bocholt on Tuesday night. Police officers checked the 26-year-old when he was driving on the north wall. A drug test showed positive results for amphetamines and the cannabis active ingredient THC. The officials forbade the journey and made an administrative offense report. A doctor took [...]

On the road without a license

Bocholt (ots) - A car driver in Bocholt received a criminal complaint on Monday: During a check at around 23.30 p.m. on Karolingerstrasse, it turned out that the 20-year-old does not have a driving license. There are also consequences for the owner of the vehicle in which the Weseler was traveling: the officers also made a [...]

New DHL Packstation at ALDI in Bocholt

DHL is now linking the packing station network even more closely and has put a new DHL packing station into operation at Proppertweg 9 at ALDI in Bocholt. Customers can now pick up their DHL parcels there around the clock and send prepaid shipments. The capacity of the new machine includes 92 compartments and thus expands the options for customers [...]

No thefts of horses known to the police

Borken (ots) - These days the Kripo in Borken are receiving numerous calls from concerned horse owners. The reason: There are still discussions in public about the question of whether horses have been stolen in the district and especially in Borken. This was triggered by an incident in which, as reported, after a few days [...]

IHK regional committee for the district of Borken: The economic consequences of the corona pandemic have been manageable so far

Borken district. - Anja Meuter, managing director of Team Meuter GmbH and chairwoman of the regional committee for the Borken district, described the effects of the corona pandemic on companies in the Borken district as "drastic but manageable". An assessment that the other members at the virtual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Committee, which acts as the mouthpiece of the economy in the Borken district, [...]

City history: fair in Bocholt - 65 years ago

Bocholt (PID). October is fair time - at least in the Bocholt tradition. “Because the 2020 Volksfest has to be canceled in view of the health crisis, we should at least look back at a fair from earlier times,” said Bocholt's city archivist Wolfgang Tembrink. So he picked out a fairground motif from 1955. Every year the inner city is transformed four [...]

Sport: Brochure “Sport in Bocholt” reissued

Bocholt (PID). The popular sports brochure “Sport in Bocholt” has been reissued. An updated and compact overview of all sports clubs, sports facilities and sports offers in Bocholt is now available to all interested parties. “The Bocholter are and will remain enthusiastic about sports and we can count ourselves lucky that we have such an active club landscape”, says Thomas Boekhorst, head of [...]

VHS seminar: Communicate appreciatively and non-violently

Bocholt (PID). The Volkshochschule Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg invites you to a seminar on Saturday, October 10, 2020, in which the participants learn to communicate in an appreciative and non-violent manner. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 14.45 p.m. in the training center at Stenener Weg 14 a. Registrations at Further information in the VHS office in Bocholt and the [...]

District administrator on the final disposal report: "We should keep a cool head!"

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER “We should keep a cool head!” District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker in view of the interim report published yesterday by the Federal Association for Final Storage. According to the geologists, large parts of the Westmünsterland are not excluded from receiving radioactive waste for the time being (we report). "But that doesn't mean that they are also suitable [...]

Mourning flags in honor of Prime Minister a. D. Wolfgang Clement

Borken district. As a visible sign of mourning, today, Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the flags of Europe, the federal government, the state and the Borken district hang at half-mast on the Borken district building. North Rhine-Westphalia Interior Minister Herbert Reul had the mourning flag in honor of the former Prime Minister. D. Wolfgang Clement arranged. The former Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, State Minister and Federal Minister was on Sunday [...]

As a former trainee on the executive chair of the Bocholt administration

Bocholt (PID). Bocholt's current mayor, Peter Nebelo, now officially congratulates his successor on winning the mayoral election. Peter Nebelo invited Thomas Kerkhoff to the fine ambience of the bay room in the historic town hall on Wednesday. Among the well-wishers: First City Councilor Thomas Waschki and City Planning Officer Daniel Zöhler from the Bocholt administrative board. As is well known, Kerkhoff had in the local elections on [...]

Clay stone and rock salt: Bocholt is doubly suitable for nuclear repositories

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Since the Federal Agency for Final Storage yesterday published its interim report, there has been a stir in Bocholt and the surrounding area. Because the Westmünsterland is doubly suitable for a nuclear repository. On the one hand, the geologists found “preteritarian claystone” here. In addition, there is “rock salt in stratiform storage” deep in the earth, which is also suitable for [...]