Fire brigade extinguishes fire in metal plant

This Wednesday around 11:30 a.m. there was a fire in a metalworking company in Bocholt. Oil residues from a metal part probably caught fire in a production furnace. At around 11:30 am, the operations manager reported to the Bocholt fire brigade's operations center and reported the fire. The full-time fire and rescue station was immediately sent to the scene of the damage [...]

Windows smashed on four vehicles

Bocholt (ots) - Strangers smashed a side window on three cars and one truck on Wednesday night in Bocholt. The vehicles affected were parked on Liebfrauenplatz, Gneisenaustraße, Lothringer Straße and Schwabenstraße. The perpetrators stole a handbag and two purses. Apparently nothing was stolen from the truck. The […]

Olaf Däcke: "Negative interest rates - no, thanks!"

- sponsored Post - German savers lose billions every year. Reason: Almost two trillion euros are still rotting in almost interest-free bank accounts or even in drawers. And there, inflation stubbornly gnaws at them. And now there is also the threat of negative interest rates. “It doesn't have to be,” says Olaf Däcke. The owner of EVB Vertriebs KG in Bocholt [...]

Otto-Kemper-Ring and Straße Im Ellerbrock closed

Bocholt (PID). The Otto-Kemper-Ring, level with house number 1, and the street Im Ellerbrock, level with house no. 68, from Monday, October 26, 2020 until probably Friday, November 6, 2020, will be fully closed. Pedestrians can pass the construction site. A diversion is set up. The residents will be informed about the construction work. Subsequently, from Monday, November 9th, 2020, [...]

Equality: Keynote speech on appreciative communication

Bocholt (PID). Under the title “Simply understand each other better - Seven secrets of respectful communication”, Astrid Schupp, Bocholt's equal opportunities officer, cordially invites all interested women and girls to a keynote lecture on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 in the Bürgerzentrum Biemenhorst, Willi-Pattberg-Ring 2. The keynote lecture begins at 19 p.m. Registrations are accepted by the City of Bocholt's Equal Opportunities Office by email [...]

Multiple calls from "wrong police officers"

Borken district (ots) - Sometimes there were alleged arrests in the vicinity, sometimes a suspect was fleeting, sometimes the callers ask directly for valuables: in small variations, the fraudsters always tell their potential victims the same story - they pretend to be police officers who supposedly want to protect the called party from worse and thereby [...]

Drunkenness in traffic

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday afternoon, around 16.15 p.m., a road user reported a possibly drunk driver to the police on Westend street. Police officers checked the 45-year-old on the street An der Bleiche shortly afterwards. An Alcotest confirmed the significant alcoholization of Bocholterin. The officers forbade the journey, obtained the driver's license and initiated criminal proceedings. [...]

Borken district now officially corona risk area

As in the whole of North Rhine-Westphalia, the corona infection process in the Borken district continues to develop very dynamically: Today (October 21.10.2020, 7) has the “100.000-day incidence”, i.e. the number of new infections reported per 7 inhabitants in the last 50,1 days, according to the State Center for Health NRW has a value of 50 and thus exceeds the critical mark of XNUMX. This means that in the Borken district - as [...]

Bocholt city center as a fitness studio

Bocholt (PID). The association "Leben im Alter" (Living in Old Age) offers a guided walking tour in downtown Bocholt on the first Thursday of every month from November. Motto: "Experience Bocholt differently". The aim is to perceive the city center with different eyes and to make it tangible in or through movement. The offer is free of charge and is aimed at the more mature [...]

Unemployment among people with disabilities has fallen significantly

The number of unemployed people with disabilities fell for the first time in September after a long increase. Between the end of February and August, the number of unemployed people with disabilities in Westphalia-Lippe jumped by around 2.500 people to almost 25.500 people. In September, the number of unemployed severely disabled people in Westphalia-Lippe compared to [...]

Pohl & Söhne Scaffolding nominated for NRW founder award

The ten finalists for this year's Founders Award NRW, one of the most important competitions for innovative and successful founders in Germany, have been announced. The company Pohl & Söhne Gerüstbau GmbH from Bocholt can also hope for the prize endowed with a total of 60.000 euros, which will be awarded on November 30, 2020 in Düsseldorf. According to the jury, [...]