Digital discussion evening on the presidential election in America

Bocholt (PID). The day after the US presidential election, the Europe Direct Information Center Bocholt, in cooperation with the Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg Adult Education Center, invites you to an evening of discussion. The evening will take place digitally on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, from 19 p.m. to 30 p.m. Participation is free, registration is not required. The access link is available on the homepage of the [...]

Music school switches to online lessons

Bocholt (PID). The stricter regulations to contain the corona pandemic have an impact on the further training offers in Bocholt. From Monday, November 2, 2020, the Bocholt-Isselburg Music School will switch to online lessons. The Junge Uni Bocholt will close for the period of the partial lockdown. This is announced by the administration. Courses at the adult education center are also canceled. The only exceptions are "training [...]

City history: On the election of Dr. Schmitz to the mayor

Bocholt (PID). The year 1920 brought a change in the office of First Mayor for the Bocholt city administration. The previous incumbent, Clemens Wese-mann, whose mandate would have expired on July 4th, resigned prematurely. He had already been given leave of absence from the city council at the end of March in order to be able to take up a position at the state tax office in Münster. His […]

Andre Nowicki celebrates 25 years of service

Bocholt (PID). Andre Nowicki will celebrate his 1th anniversary with the city of Bocholt on Sunday, November 2020st, 25. Nowicki started his job with the city of Bocholt on November 1st, 1995, initially at the disposal and service company in Bocholt, where he was responsible for the “electronic scrap” project. In September 2013 he then moved to the post office. There he takes care of [...]

250 years of the Beethoven Choir Festival postponed

: Bocholt (EUBOH). Many of the planned events for the 250th birthday of the famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven have been canceled due to the corona pandemic. The project choir "City Partnerships" Bocholt is postponing the Beethoven Festival again. It will now take place on September 25th and 26th, 2021. The tickets that have already been purchased remain valid. Only a small part of the in many countries [...]

Appeal of the district administrator: "Skip Halloween this year!"

Borken district. The number of coronavirus infections continues to rise significantly in the Borken district. In view of this development, District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker urgently addressed the children and their parents in the district: “Leave Halloween tomorrow evening and don't go from house to house to get sweets!” The common goal is to reduce the number of contacts [...]

General ban on visits to the hospital from Monday

Due to the currently increasing number of new infections in the Borken district with the corona virus, the Westmünsterland Clinic has to tighten its visitor regulations. As of Monday, a general ban on visits will again apply in all hospitals. The Westmünsterland Clinic is thus complying with the demands of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia that far-reaching measures are necessary to protect the [...]

Overlooked pedelec when turning

Bocholt (ots) - A pedelec driver collided with a turning car on Friday. The 75-year-old had ridden the cycle path on Werther Strasse towards the city center at around 10.35:24 a.m. When he crossed the junction with Böggeringstrasse, there was a collision. A XNUMX-year-old from Bocholt drove his car from Böggeringstrasse to the right into Werther [...]

20 more a day: Now 171 people infected with corona in Bocholt

In connection with a coronavirus infection, an 81-year-old Gronauer who was seriously ill has now died. 671 people are currently infected in the district, which is almost ten percent more within one day. In Bocholt alone the number rose by 20 to 171. The “7-day incidence”, i.e. the number of new infections reported per 100.000 inhabitants in the last 7 [...]

Again several calls from "fake police officers"

Bocholt (ots) - This week we reported on several cases in which telephone fraudsters pretend to be police officers. Even in the past two days, the fraudsters continued their criminal mischief in Bocholt. Fortunately, there has been no further damage so far, as the people called either knew the scam or were sufficiently suspicious - and they [...]

Escape from an accident on Mühlenweg

Bocholt (ots) - A previously unknown driver damaged a VW Golf parked in a parking bay on Mühlenweg on Friday night. This was pressed by the force of the impact against another Honda Jazz parked there. There was damage of around 10.000 euros. According to witnesses, the dark small car escaped via [...]

1.454 people support petition against an overpriced town hall renovation

1.454 people (including 1368 Bocholters) supported the petition against an overpriced town hall renovation. In doing so, they are demanding that the provisional costs be disclosed and that the city council and the top management immediately endeavor to lift the monument protection as well as develop more economical alternative concepts such as the conversion or even the demolition of the building and put them up for discussion. [...]

Siemens sells Flender for 2,025 billion euros

The executive board and supervisory board of Siemens AG have decided to sell Flender GmbH, the world's leading manufacturer of mechanical and electrical drive systems, to Carlyle. Both sides have signed a corresponding agreement. The price is 2,025 billion euros (company value). After the energy division became independent by means of an IPO, Siemens says that with the sale of Flender [...]

LIST Group withdraws from the purchase of the KuBAaI site

LIST Develop Residential announced this week to the city of Bocholt that the company is withdrawing from the purchase agreement for the construction sites on the site of the former Ibena textile company. The project developer has decided against the implementation of the project within the deadline set by the end of October. "We already have a lot of time [...]