Esa-Matti Aalto strengthens the management of OLBRICH GmbH

The machine and plant manufacturer OLBRICH is expanding its management team: Esa-Matti Aalto has been responsible for the service and sales departments at the Bocholt-based company as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) since October 1, 2020. The 45-year-old is strengthening the existing management with Bastian Kuhl (CEO) and Rolf Langkamp (CTO). Esa-Matti Aalto was previously the managing director of the OLBRICH subsidiary Polytype [...]

Contract signed for a new residential area north of the Bocholter Aa

The next step for the planned new residential quarter in the area of ​​Don-Bosco-Straße, on the former industrial area between Bocholter Aa and Münsterstraße, has been taken: City administration and investor, WohnBau Westmünsterland eG, have now signed an urban development contract. It forms the basis for further detailed planning and negotiations. Where today there are still old warehouses and on days long gone [...]

Green continues against all city ring plans

The Greens in Bocholt are calling for the plans and the further construction of the west-north and east ring to be canceled. In the 2021 budget, too, 1,7 million euros are set for the construction of this road, which was planned as a bypass around 60 years ago. “Bocholt has grown in the last few decades and there can be no more talk of a bypass. Here, [...]

Greens are calling for bicycle parking spaces in parking garages

The Bocholt Greens want the administration to be commissioned with the renovation of the parking garages at the sewing box and on Europaplatz to provide part of the parking areas in these parking garages for the parking of bicycles / e-bikes and to set up charging options for e-bikes there. Reason: The many bicycle thefts are a big problem for many citizens of Bocholt and keep them [...]

Road safety in the dark season

Darkness, rain, fog, poor visibility - the dark season is a major challenge in terms of road safety. The view of other road users is often poor for drivers. “See and be seen” is therefore the motto, which the traffic expert Bernhard Sieverding from the Borken district administration takes with everyone on the way [...]

Court stops shopping Sundays in Advent

The higher administrative court today granted an urgent application by the service union ver.di against the North Rhine-Westphalian Corona Protection Ordinance. The regulation, which has now been suspended, provides that, in order to avoid the risk of infection due to an unregulated rush of customers, retail outlets as an exception to rectify the shopping activity on November 29, 2020, December 6, 13 and 20, 2020 and on January 3, 2021 also [ ...]

1.300 people infected with the coronavirus

Borken district. In the Borken district, 24.11.2020 people are currently (November 1.300, 2.876) infected with the corona virus. 67 people have now recovered. 4.243 people unfortunately died in connection with a coronavirus infection. The total number of confirmed infections with the coronavirus in the Borken district is XNUMX. Note: The data from the previous day has changed compared to yesterday's dashboard message through [...]

Burglary in residential building fails

Bocholt (ots) - Burglars wanted to break into a house on Friesenstrasse in Bocholt through the door of a garage. However, the perpetrators tried in vain to lever it. The break-in attempt took place between Thursday, 17.00 p.m. and Monday, 10.00 a.m. The police asks for information to the criminal investigation department in Bocholt on Tel. (02871) 2990.

Money stolen from house

Bocholt (ots) - Unknown stole cash from an apartment in Bocholt on Friday night. According to initial findings, the perpetrators entered the building on Kurfürstenstrasse through the unlocked patio door. Information to the Kripo in Bocholt: Tel. (02871) 2990.

Pedelec driver caught by car

Bocholt (ots) - A pedelec rider suffered minor injuries in an accident on Monday in Bocholt. An 81-year-old was out and about on Meckenemstrasse around 11.00 a.m. When the Bocholter wanted to turn right, she overlooked the pedelec: Its 61-year-old driver had also used the cycle path on Meckenemstrasse in the direction of Hohenzollernstrasse. The […]

“Star box” and traffic light painted

Bocholt (ots) - Unknown persons damaged a stationary system for measuring speed in Bocholt on Monday night. The perpetrators apparently wanted to disable the "flash unit" by painting red paint on the lens. The device is located on Dinxperloer Straße in the direction of Spork. Unknown perpetrators opted for black in a [...]

City buses run longer on Friday due to moonlight shopping

On Friday, November 27.11.2020th, 23, the time has come despite the omnipresent Corona panic - you can shop longer in the entire city center - until 23.15 p.m. Unfortunately, the Christmas market in front of the historic town hall, which normally starts this year, will not take place this year. Nonetheless, all Bocholt city buses run longer on this day - at the usual frequency until around XNUMX:XNUMX pm [...]

SPD presents a comprehensive package of changes to the budget for 2021

Helping in the crisis, protecting the climate, promoting digitization and strengthening daycare centers and schools - these are the central guard rails of the application package of the SPD parliamentary group in the Bocholt Council for the coming budget year 2021. The following press release states: “The corona pandemic demands also from the municipalities to help where they can. So can [...]