20 years of the Eating Disorders Working Group in the Borken district

Borken district. "Eating disorders are curable, but mostly not without professional support," explains Nina Berger, employee of the addiction prevention department at the Borken district and head of the regional eating disorders working group. The working group is now celebrating its 20th anniversary and is therefore one of the oldest networking initiatives in North Rhine-Westphalia on the subject of “eating disorders”. The aim is to have a regular professional exchange [...]

Property damage on Rembrandtstrasse

Bocholt (ots) - On Monday night, a plant in the front garden of a residential building on Rembrandtstrasse was apparently willfully damaged. When the ad was taken, the injured party announced that about a month ago (night on 10.10.202) the facade of his house was smeared with a reddish substance. This could not be removed without leaving any residue and was [...]

Pickpockets in the discounter

Bocholt (ots) - On Monday, a 70-year-old Bocholt woman was robbed by pickpockets. The Bocholterin had shopped in the Lidl branch on Friesenstrasse between 14.55:15.05 and XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. and hung her shopping bag on the shopping cart. At the checkout she found out that her wallet had been stolen from her shopping bag. There are indications of perpetrators [...]

Pedelec driver slightly injured in accident

Bocholt (ots) - On Monday, a 42-year-old bus driver from Borken turned from Unter den Eichen into the large parking lot at around 12.20 p.m. A 62-year-old pedelec rider who had driven on the cycle path from the direction of Blücherstraße therefore had to brake and fell. The Bocholter suffered minor injuries.

Swearing-in of Mayor Kerkhoff LIVE

On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020, the newly elected city council in Bocholt will meet for the first time in the cafeteria of the comprehensive school (Rheinstraße. In its constituent meeting, new mayor Thomas Kerkhoff will take his oath of office. The swearing-in will be made in Bocholt - subject to approval of the council - broadcast LIVE on Facebook from 17 pm Then we put [...]

Burkhard Henneken remains head of the FDP parliamentary group

In the last parliamentary group meeting, the Bocholt FDP parliamentary group was constituted and the parliamentary group board was newly elected. Burkhard Henneken was unanimously re-elected as chairman of the parliamentary group and Sebastian Brinkmann was confirmed as deputy. The group management will continue to be carried out by Dominik Barking. Burkhard Henneken thanked the parliamentary group for the great trust and is pleased to continue the constructive work [...]

Quarantine and testing: This is how the Borken district health office works

Borken district. The number of people infected with the coronavirus is increasing - not only in the Borken district, but nationwide. Every infected person as well as their direct contact persons (“contact persons 1st degree”) must then be quarantined for 14 days by order of the local public order office, which works closely with the health department on these issues. Indicates evidence of continued existence [...]

Family sponsors: give time and have fun

Families today face many challenges. Not every family can fall back on grandma, grandpa and friends as valuable relief. During such times, family sponsors are there and regularly accompany families on a voluntary basis once a week. The offer is aimed at all pregnant women, mothers and fathers with at least one child under three years of age. Help is always available [...]

St. Martin in Corona times - different, but also beautiful ...

In the Rosengarten day care center, the lanterns have been hanging from the ceiling for weeks and get in the mood for St. Martin. In the blue group, the bat lanterns are still slumbering and waiting for their big performance, but the songs echo down the hallways every day. In the small daycare center there are brightly painted houses made from empty milk cartons on the windowsill [...]

Instead of Martinszug - Bocholters should put lanterns in the windows

Actually, today, Tuesday evening, the traditional Bocholt Martin parade would have taken place. Over 3000 children wanted to roam downtown Bocholt with their self-made lanterns and rumors. However, due to the corona pandemic, the Bocholter Heimatpflege association has canceled the large traditional event and would like to remember the day with some substitute measures and continue the Martins tradition. On demand […]

Member of the state parliament Wermer found out about the work of the district health office

On Monday afternoon (November 09.11.2020th, XNUMX) member of the state parliament Heike Wermer found out about the tasks of the district administration in the matter of "fighting the corona pandemic" in the Borken district building. First of all, she asked District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker and District Director Dr. Inform Ansgar Hörster about the previous development of the infection process in Westmünsterland and the associated challenges. At the moment there are [...]

Siegfried Löckener becomes permanent deacon

By Gudrun Niewöhner The decision was somehow obvious - but Siegfried Löckener still took plenty of time to say yes. The 61-year-old has been involved in the Catholic Church for what feels like an eternity, is a teacher for economics, politics and religion at the episcopal August Vetter vocational college, where he has also been a school chaplain for over 20 years - and will soon be a deacon in [...]