"Of penguins, polynes and pack ice"

Borken district. Workshops, lectures, guided tours: until Friday, October 2, 2020, the events as part of the “Climate Weeks 2020” will run partly digitally and partly on site. From waste avoidance to educational offers to information events on a wide variety of other climate protection activities and offers in municipalities, institutions, society and companies - the versatility of climate protection is reflected in [...]

JUNGE UNI: Holiday workshops go into the next round!

Bocholt (PID). This year, JUNGE UNI is also organizing an exciting research week during the autumn break! At the autumn university, experiments are being carried out again and lots of new things are being discovered. From October 2, 2020, curious young researchers can register for their desired course at www.juboh.de. Telephone inquiries under Tel. 02871 953-698 or Tel. 02871 2522-16. The […]

Meeting of the district council in the Ahaus town hall

The residents of the Borken district have the right to put questions to the district administration at the meetings of the district council. The next meeting of the district assembly will take place on Thursday, August 8th. Because of the corona situation, it has been relocated to the Ahaus town hall (Wüllener Str. 18) so that the distance requirements can be adhered to. The session […]

VHS lecture: The role of women in cultures

How do values ​​and understanding of roles from different cultures influence integration? A lecture that will be given on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 18 p.m. in the media center (Alter Bahnhof) is dedicated to this question. Nimet Güller-Kaya, lawyer and sociologist with international professional experience, will speak. Registrations recommended at www.vhs-bocholt.de or at the Bocholt office (Tel. 02871/25220) or [...]

Migration to Bocholt - contemporary witnesses report

Bocholt / Rhede / Isselburg (PID). The Volkshochschule Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg invites you to a reading on Sunday, October 4th, 2020. Ragna Leunig will read from the book “Migration to Bocholt - Contemporary Witnesses Report”. It starts at 15 p.m. in the training center at Stenerner Weg 14a. Participation is free of charge. Registrations recommended at www.vhs-bocholt.de or at the Bocholt office (Tel. 02871 […]

VHS lecture: The role of women in cultures

Bocholt / Rhede / Isselburg (PID). How do values ​​and understanding of roles from different cultures influence integration? A lecture that will be given on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 18 p.m. in the media center (Alter Bahnhof) is dedicated to this question. Nimet Güller-Kaya, lawyer and sociologist with international professional experience, will speak. Registrations recommended at www.vhs-bocholt.de or at the Bocholt office (Tel. 02871 / […]

City watch at the weekly market in Dinxperlo

Bocholt (PID). Use across borders: On Friday, October 2, 2020, the Bocholter Stadtwacht will be active at the weekly market in Dinxperlo (Netherlands). In doing so, they follow the request of their Dutch colleagues to support them on the busy Friday at the weekly market. Traditionally, many Germans also go to the weekly market in Dinxperlo to shop there. The employees of the Bocholter [...]

Robot collects “mislaid” eggs in the hen house

The Bocholt mechatronics professor Dr. Franz-Josef Peitzmann develops an automatic egg search, find and collecting machine. What collecting is from the point of view of humans is more likely a robbery from the point of view of the chickens, which is why the project was given the scientific name "Ovoraptor" instead of the possible "Ovocollector". The project should be finished in two years and will be carried out during this [...]

VHS lecture: Are we drawing lessons from Corona?

The Volkshochschule Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg invites you to a themed evening on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 19.30 p.m. in the advanced training center at Stenerner Weg 14a. After a short keynote speech by lecturer Josef Hülkenberg, the participants should start a conversation and express their point of view. Corona pandemic tears society out of everyday life Creating a better world, crises [...]

Nine Bocholter still infected with the corona virus

66 people in the district are currently infected with the corona virus. Nine of them live in Bocholt In order to get test results as quickly as possible in view of the large number of travelers returning, the opening times of the "Central Smear Office" have been adjusted: There smears are now taken from Monday to Friday between 10 a.m. and 20 p.m. - important: The [...]

Firefighter Michael Wagner celebrates 25 years of service

Bocholt (PID). Firefighter Michael Wagner will celebrate his 1th anniversary in service on Thursday, October 2020, 25. The 49-year-old textile mechanic and bricklayer joined the Münster fire brigade as a fire supervisor candidate in 1996. Since July 1, 2000 he has been working for in Bocholt. In April 2012 he was appointed chief fire chief. Wagner is the driver of [...]

According to the IHK survey, the economic situation is better than expected

The North Westphalian economy has so far coped with the Corona crisis better than expected. This is shown by the current economic survey by the IHK North Westphalia. Around a quarter of the companies are already back at pre-crisis level or above. "The engine started again quickly", summarizes IHK managing director Dr. Fritz Jaeckel, who presented the results of the survey today (September 30th) in Münster [...]

Drug test works

Bocholt (ots) - A driver consumed drugs on Tuesday in Bocholt. Police officers checked the 25-year-old at Berliner Platz in the evening. A drug test showed positive results for the cannabis active ingredient THC. The officials made an administrative offense report and prohibited the journey. A doctor took a blood sample from the driver in the police station in Bocholt in order to [...]

Collided with a 13-year-old cyclist while turning

Bocholt (ots) - A young cyclist suffered minor injuries in an accident on Tuesday in Bocholt. The 13-year-old rode the cycle path on Ludwig-Erhard-Straße towards Willy-Brandt-Straße at around 16.05:XNUMX p.m. The student wanted to cross this when the traffic light was green. In the process, she collided with a car whose driver had also been on Ludwig-Erhard-Strasse [...]