Burning balls of fabric and a home smoke detector ensure that the fire brigade is deployed in parallel

Today, Tuesday, an emergency call from the Suderwick district reached the Bocholt fire service center at around 15:45 p.m. There was a fire in three bales of fabric in a fabric bale store on Johannes-Meis-Strasse. The initial fire had smoked the entire hall. An employee of the company who discovered the fire made the first attempts to extinguish the fire. He stayed with it [...]

Dieter Hübers again chairman of the city party

Yesterday, Monday, October 12.10.2020th, XNUMX, the constituent parliamentary group meeting for the new legislative period took place in the offices of the Bocholt city party on Kurfürstenstrasse. At this meeting, Dieter Hübers was unanimously elected chairman of the parliamentary group. Jens Terbeck was also unanimously elected deputy group chairman. The new parliamentary group also includes Jörg Kemink and Peter Wiegel. In the […]

Because of Corona: District Administrator coordinates with mayors

Borken district. Against the background of the current coronavirus infection in the Borken district - 40 new cases were added last weekend alone - District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker invited the mayors of the municipalities belonging to the district or their representatives to a voting meeting in the Borkener district building today (October 13.10.2020, XNUMX). On the one hand, there was a joint assessment [...]

87-year-old Bocholter dies in connection with coronavirus infection

Yesterday, an 87-year-old from Bocholt died in connection with a coronavirus infection. This means that a total of 39 deaths have been recorded since the start of the corona pandemic. 183 people are currently infected in the district, 16 more than yesterday. In Bocholt, the number of infected people rose by 3 to 40. The “7-day incidence”, i.e. the number of new infections reported [...]

Serial burglar convicted

District Borken / Borken (ots) - Extensive investigations after several break-ins led the Criminal Inspectorate 1 in Borken to a 43-year-old. According to the current state of the investigation, the woman from Borken is held responsible for nine burglary and theft crimes spread across the district. Investigators focused on the woman as early as July. At that time she was in Vreden-Ammeloe at a [...]

Took drugs and drove a car

Bocholt (ots) - Under the influence of drugs, a driver drove his car through Bocholt on Tuesday night. Police officers checked the 27-year-old at around 23.10 p.m. when he was driving on Meckenemstrasse. A drug test showed positive results for amphetamines and for the cannabis active ingredient THC. There was also a joint in the vehicle interior. A doctor took [...]

Pickpocket steals wallet

Bocholt (ots) - A wallet including cash and papers was stolen by a pickpocket in Bocholt last Friday. The act happened between 18.30:19.00 p.m. and 52:02871 p.m. when the 2990-year-old woman from Aalten was in a supermarket on Niederbruch. Information to the Kripo in Bocholt: Tel. (XNUMX) XNUMX. The police are renewing [...]

Pedelec driver overlooked when turning

Bocholt (ots) - A pedelec rider suffered minor injuries in an accident on Monday afternoon in Bocholt. An 88-year-old driver was driving his car on Münsterstrasse towards the city center at around 12.40 p.m. When he wanted to turn right into Blücherstraße, the Bocholter overlooked a 47-year-old on a pedelec: The Bocholter had the [...]

Theft from car

Bocholt (ots) - So far unknown perpetrators have stolen a laptop bag and a leather bag including a laptop and iPad from a car. The incident occurred between Monday, 21.30:08.30 p.m. and Tuesday, XNUMX:XNUMX a.m. on the Ostmauer street in Bocholt. How the perpetrators got into the VW Golf is unknown. No signs of burglary were found. [...]

European textile companies initiate joint circular solution

Two of the leading suppliers of hotel textiles in Europe, the Danish company Beirholms Væverier and the German / Dutch company Dibella, based in Bocholt, are starting a collaboration with the Swedish company Reused Remade. Reused Remade is known for its climate-friendly textile bags made from reused hotel bed linen. Together they will extend the life cycle of hotel textiles and contribute to the circular economy by [...]

LEADER funding for more biodiversity

The LEADER region Bocholter Aa has a high variety of species and habitats due to its diverse and natural conditions. In recent years, however, biodiversity has continued to decline. Some insects and other native animal species are even threatened with extinction. This LEADER project aims to counteract this development and create a green corridor to promote biodiversity [...]

Grain coffee and cookies in the weaving mill

Immerse yourself in the life of textile workers 100 years ago - this is also possible in Dutch on Sunday (October 18.10th) and Saturday (October 24.10th) at 14 p.m. in the Bocholt textile factory: The Westphalia-Lippe Regional Association (LWL) invites neighbors from the border region a public Dutch tour in the weaving mill of his Bocholt industrial museum. A guest companion who speaks Dutch as his mother tongue [...]