WITH VIDEO: Mayor Kerkhoff takes the oath of office - surprise at the deputy election

Thomas Kerkhoff is now officially the new mayor of the city of Bocholt. "Senior President" Dieter Hübers took the oath of office from him today at the constituent meeting of the new city council and handed over the chain of mayors. In his subsequent address, Kerkhoff promised not to be a party or CDU mayor, but to represent all Bocholters. He also reminded politics [...]

Fiber optic expansion: partial closures and traffic restrictions in Stenern

Bocholt (PID). As part of the fiber optic expansion in rural areas, laying and connection work is currently taking place in the Bocholt / Stenern urban area until the end of March 2021. This is announced by the municipal transport department. The following streets are affected: Moddenborgstraße, Sauerbruchstraße, Robert-Koch-Ring, Am Hambrock, Up de Welle, Am Hünting, Hemdener Weg, Bussardweg, Am Efing, Jean-Monnet-Ring, Paul-Henri-Spaak-Weg and Walter-Hallstein -Path. On the streets mentioned [...]

Münsterland web series "Haus Kummerveldt" can be seen online for eleven days

A good tip for foggy November evenings or the weekend at home: The first Münsterland web series “Haus Kummerveldt” can be seen online for a short time after its exclusive film tour through the region: The eight episodes of ten minutes each can be viewed online until November 22nd Streamed as part of the serial camp festival. At www.seriencamp-watchroom.tv, Münsterland fans can [...]

LWL offers schools in Bocholt alternative rooms

The Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL), as one of the largest sponsors of museums in Germany, has offered schools in Westphalia-Lippe to switch to rooms in its museums in order to be able to divide school classes in the corona pandemic. LWL Head of Culture Dr. Barbara Rüschoff-Parzinger: “Our museums are currently closed, we are open to new things. We have large rooms with adequate ventilation, [...]

Drivers were under the influence of drugs

Bocholt (ots) - Police officers checked a 23.40-year-old driver on the street Im Königsesch on Tuesday at around 20 p.m. The examination of the ability to drive revealed abnormalities and a drug test carried out as a result showed positive results for amphetamines. The man said he was taking medication. The officers forbade the journey and a doctor took a [...]

Taking blood after traffic control

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, police officers checked a 22.25-year-old driver on the street Im Königsesch at around 19:19 p.m. When checking his ability to drive, there were indications that the XNUMX-year-old was under the influence of drugs. He did not agree to a drug test, which could also have served as relief. The officials forbade the journey and [...]

Cyclist slightly injured in accident

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, a 45-year-old woman driver from Bocholt wanted to turn right from Markgrafenstraße onto Herzogstraße towards Dinxperloer Straße at around 14.55:64 p.m. There was a collision with a 64-year-old cyclist from Bocholt, who had used the Herzogstrasse cycle path from the direction of Adenauerallee. The XNUMX-year-old [...]

Pedelec driver slightly injured in accident

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, a 65-year-old car driver from Bocholt wanted to turn right onto Bömkesweg from Alfred-Flender-Straße at around 15.50:35 p.m. A XNUMX-year-old pedelec rider from Bocholt, who had used the Alfred-Flender-Strasse cycle path in the same direction and wanted to cross the junction straight ahead, had to brake hard and fell. The […]

School authorities receive tips for the correct ventilation of classrooms

Borken district. In view of the corona pandemic, there is currently intensive discussion everywhere about the ventilation situation in the classrooms of schools. Representatives of all 17 municipalities in the district as well as the district administration therefore came together in the Borken district building to exchange information about this as the school authority. Health engineer Frank Münstermann from the district health officer was available to advise as an expert. The matching [...]

Phone scammers keep going

Bocholt (ots) - The Borken District Police Department continues to receive daily reports of phone fraudsters - fortunately, most people are informed and cautious, so that the fraudsters almost always got nothing in the last few days. It should stay that way. In addition to the known scams (false police officers, grandchildren's trick, promises to win, etc.), the following variant occurred in Bocholt: [...]

Popular wish list campaign also in 2020 in Nordstrasse

This year too, Wolfram Kolks' wish list campaign (Cinque Store) will take place in some shops on Nordstrasse. From next Saturday, November 14th, 2020 the following shops on Nordstraße will be there again: Marc O'Polo, Lykka, Friseur Bocholt Udo Böing, Purzelbaum, Anna - That's me and Cinque. The approx. 120 wish lists [...]

Tomorrow the Christmas lights will be switched on

Tomorrow, Thursday, November 12.11th, punctually at 17 p.m., the inner city streets and shopping centers will shine again in the Advent light. Employees of the city marketing company and the Bocholt electrical company Rohleder as well as the company Schlatt & Söhne have been busy hanging up crystals, over 200 garlands, light frames, comets and 35 street spans with Christmas wreaths in the city since the beginning of November. The work [...]

BEW has converted around half of the street lighting to LED

In October, BEW was able to successfully complete a funding project from the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) for the renovation of street lighting. With the funding, the BMU provides incentives for switching from conventional, electricity-intensive gas discharge lamps to LEDs. As part of the funding project, BEW replaced 601 lights. At around 73 percent, the savings are enormous both [...]