Four maple trees in Barlo need to be felled

Four urban maple trees have to be felled along Winterswijker Straße just before Barlo on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Tree specialists from the disposal and service company Bocholt (ESB) discovered that the trees were infected with the soot bark disease. Road closures at short notice are possible. The soot bark disease is a weak fungus that leads to the slow death of trees. [...]

World AIDS Day 2020: "Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility"

Borken district. “Global solidarity, shared responsibility” - That is the motto of this year's World AIDS Day on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. Around 38 million people around the world are living with the HI virus. There are around 90.000 people affected in Germany. If HIV is diagnosed in good time and treated with medication, AIDS is preventable and life expectancy is almost normal. Only 67 [...]

LIVE WITH US: District Administrator will provide details about Corona vaccination centers at a press conference tomorrow

By BIANCA MÜMKEN and BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Large exhibition halls ready in Münster, Dortmund and Düsseldorf. In some districts in the Münsterland, on the other hand, tents are to become corona vaccination centers. Preparations are also in full swing in the Borken district. Tomorrow at 14 p.m. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker will inform you at a press conference where, from when and how vaccinations in the [...]

Bocholt treasure chest campaign - this time on the market

The treasure chest campaign (previously known as the ISG Oster- / Königstrasse campaign on the Easter market) will be carried out in 2020 as a large community campaign by the advertising community and the street communities in the city center in the run-up to Christmas. This campaign can take place in compliance with the Corona protective measures and together the campaign will be made even more attractive: More participating businesses mean more keys and, above all, more [...]

Six corona deaths - three of them from Bocholt

In connection with a coronavirus infection, there have been six more deaths in the Borken district in the past few days. A 91- and 94-year-old woman and an 86-year-old man died, all from Bocholt, a 77-year-old woman from Isselburg, a 90-year-old man from Heek and an 87-year-old man from Velen. There are now 73 deaths since the beginning [...]

Senior falls victim to scammers and is brought in five figures

Bocholt (ots) - “Don't you recognize me?” With this key question, a fraudster managed to elicit the first name of his daughter-in-law from an older Bocholter on Tuesday. In the end, the perpetrators drove him to a five-figure sum. The actual course of action is typical of a widespread scam, which unfortunately led to success in this case. With […]

WITH VIDEO: Wein8 - The sweet one from Biemenhorst

From BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER The Bocholt gin is already available and so is the beer from here. Now the city has its own grape juice. “Wein8” is the name of the sweet drink from the Moselle that has been sold by three young friends in Biemenhorst for a few days. The target group are young people, who with the dry wine variants from the cellars of their [...]

Intoxicated driver in an accident without a license

Bocholt (ots) - He did not have a driving license, sat intoxicated at the wheel and caused considerable property damage in an accident: A 21-year-old driver now has to face some consequences. The action took its course on Tuesday in Bocholt: the young man drove a car down Leo-Nussbaum-Straße towards Dinxperloer Straße and [...]

Parked car started

Bocholt (ots) - An unknown driver caused property damage of around 2.000 euros to a parked car in Bocholt on Tuesday. The damaged gray painted VW Golf had been standing in the parking lot of a shop on Westend, where the accident occurred between 13.45 p.m. and 16.30 p.m. The polluter [...]

Drug accident

Bocholt (ots) - An 18-year-old caused an accident with a scooter in Bocholt on Tuesday. The Bocholter was under the influence of drugs - and was evidently on the run from customs officials. They wanted to check him around 16.00 p.m. on the Eschhegge street in the Barlo district. The 18-year-old [...]

Accident between bicycle and pedelec

Bocholt (ots) - When overtaking on a cycle path, an accident occurred between a pedelec and a bicycle in Bocholt on Tuesday. A 15-year-old suffered minor injuries. The young person had driven out of town on the cycle path on Münsterstrasse at around 14.05:56 p.m. A subsequent XNUMX-year-old pedelec rider wanted to overtake them without announcing this by ringing the bell [...]

Pedelec rider collides with a car

Bocholt (ots) - A pedelec rider suffered minor injuries in a traffic accident in Bocholt on Tuesday. This happened at around 11.50 a.m. on Ebertstraße: The 78-year-old wanted to cross the street with her bike at a traffic light in the direction of Neutor. She was hit by the car of a 56-year-old girl from Bocholt who was on Ebertstrasse in [...]

After the accident fled

Bocholt (ots) - The driver of a car who hit a cyclist in Bocholt on Tuesday fled. A 16-year-old was riding his bike on Hamminkelner Straße towards the city center at around 07.20:XNUMX a.m. The driver wanted to turn left into Hamminkelner Strasse from a junction. In doing so, with the one from his [...]