Robbery with a gun in a drugstore

Bocholt (ots) - This evening around 18:45 p.m. there was a robbery on a dm drugstore on Neustraße in downtown Bocholt. A previously unknown perpetrator stole an unknown amount of cash while holding a firearm. He then fled on foot in the Bocholt inner city area. The police are currently looking for [...] in the Bocholt city area.

360-degree tour, audio guide system, contactless payment - the city museum goes digital

Bocholt (PID). Lisa Merschformann, director of the Bocholt City Museum and Gerd Wiesmann, chairman of the Association for Home Care, were delighted to present the funding decision from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia together with Thomas Waschki, Jule Wanders and Georg Ketteler. “We are happy about any funding,” said First City Councilor Waschki, “for the city museum this is particularly important after the second closure [...]

Touched cyclist falls

Bocholt (ots) - There was an accident between a cyclist and a driver in Bocholt on Thursday. A 34-year-old drove on Willy-Brandt-Strasse towards Ebertstrasse at around 09.00 a.m. There was a collision with the unknown at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße. He was traveling in the same direction with his two-wheeler on the cycle lane. [...]

Pedelec rider is frightened and falls

Bocholt (ots) - A pedelec rider suffered minor injuries in an accident in Bocholt on Thursday. A 36-year-old man from Cologne drove his car down Münsterstrasse into town. When he turned into Rheder Straße, he noticed the 55-year-old driving in the same direction. The driver managed to brake and avoid a collision. The ship owner [...]

Alwin Keiten-Schmitz honorary judge at the labor court in Bocholt

Alwin Keiten-Schmitz, Managing Director of SPALECK Oberflächentechnik GmbH & Co. KG, has been reappointed honorary judge at the Bocholt Labor Court by the President of the Düsseldorf Regional Labor Court, Brigitte Göttling. Until 2025, the Bocholter will have a say in labor court proceedings with a full right to vote alongside a professional judge. "Every labor court process is different and new, I am curious to see which [...]

The memorial event at the cemetery is canceled

Bocholt (PID). The traditional public memorial event on Memorial Day, Sunday November 15, 2020, is canceled this year. This is announced by the administration. The reason is the currently applicable measures to contain the corona pandemic, which currently do not allow larger gatherings. On behalf of the Bocholt citizens, Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff and First City Councilor Thomas Waschki will [...]

Stickers appeal: keep your distance when overtaking

Borken district (ots) - Borken district (ots) - “At least 1,50 meters away” - this not only protects against infections in times of the corona pandemic. Because drivers who leave enough space between themselves and a cyclist when overtaking ensure more safety in road traffic. This message is now clearly emblazoned on the police patrol car in the circle [...]

Scooter driver on the road again without a license

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, police officers checked a 22.30-year-old motor scooter driver from Hamminkeln on the street Im Königsesch at around 48 p.m. He stated that he would drive the scooter regularly, even though he did not have a driving license. The officers initiated criminal proceedings against the driver and prohibited him from continuing his journey. The prohibition [...]

The number of people infected with corona continues to rise

1.183 people are currently infected with the corona virus in the district. That is 41 more than yesterday. In Bocholt, too, the number of those affected remains high. It rose by seven to 306. The “7-day incidence” in the Borken district is currently 140,3 The following information from the Westmünsterland Clinic is available on the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat COVID-19 patients [...]

With the motorhome through the Münsterland

“Tourism has to be creative and flexible. The corona crisis shows this clearly. That is why the promotion of young tourism professionals is particularly important to us, ”says Michael Kösters, tourism expert at the regional management organization Münsterland eV As with other universities, his association has been cooperating with the IUBH International University in Dortmund for years and has been supporting the students with know-how -how [...]

Council against additional funds for committee chairs

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER It remains the same: The committee chairmen in Bocholt do not receive any additional expense allowances. Because the new city council has unanimously decided not to allow any additional funds. According to the country's new compensation ordinance, an alternative would have been to give all committee chairmen or just some of them for their additional work. "But that would be in the current [...]

BEW: Gas and electricity will be more expensive from January

The Bocholter Energie- und Wasserversorgung (BEW) increases the electricity and natural gas prices in the basic and replacement supply on January 1st. In the case of electricity, the labor price increases as the price for the amount of electricity supplied per kilowatt hour (kWh). The basic price as a constant amount for the provision of electricity, however, remains unchanged. It is charged regardless of consumption. The […]

Mayor Kerkhoff “expressly” for Sunday shopping

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff expressly welcomes the fact that Bocholt retailers are given the opportunity to open on five Sundays during Advent. He responded yesterday in the Council to a request from the Social List, which was against. For Kerkhoff, the Sunday opening eases the shopping activity in the Christmas business, which in Corona times leads to less crowding [...]

Three percent of Bocholt's students are in corona quarantine

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Three percent of Bocholt's students are or have been in corona quarantine in the meantime. In one case, an entire grade had to be isolated for 14 days. A complete school closure has so far been prevented. The First City Councilor Thomas Waschki drew this interim balance in the council yesterday. The number of infected people is in [...]