Warning of attempted fraud when scheduling vaccination appointments

The National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians in North Rhine and Westphalia-Lippe warn of a new scam around vaccination appointments. For example, citizens were named several general practitioners in the vicinity of their place of residence, who they could allegedly get vaccinated against the corona virus. Citizens should also provide their credit card details at the same time. The sender of these letters [...]

Main construction trade in the district in NRW top

In the calendar year 1.480, the 2019 companies in the Borken district that are active in the main construction trade generated a total turnover of 513 million euros. This emerges from statistics published by IT.NRW. This means that the Borken district not only continued to be the undisputed leader in the NRW-wide ranking, but also increased total sales by 4,0 percent compared to the previous year. With this sum [...]

64-year-old Bocholter dies in connection with a coronavirus infection

In the Borken district, 03.02.2021 people are currently infected with the corona virus (February 0, 350, midnight). That's 12 more than yesterday. 41 (+1) people are affected in Bocholt. Unfortunately, there have been two more deaths in connection with a coronavirus infection in the past few days. An 82-year-old man from Reken and a 64-year-old man from Bocholt died. The […]

Bionics students develop lifestyle products

The task of “developing an innovative product that enables the user to express himself - for products on the desk, in the office, at the university and in the school satchel” went to all fifth semester students of the Bocholt bionics course. At the beginning of the 2020/2021 winter semester they went to work in eight groups, but not in completely free space, but [...]

Drugged behind the wheel

Bocholt (ots) - A young driver in Bocholt had to leave the car on Tuesday: he was drugged when he drove it. Police officers checked the 23-year-old on the street “Am Kreuzberg” in the morning. A drug test showed positive results for the cannabis active ingredient THC. A doctor took a blood sample from the driver in the hospital, [...]

Police end meetings in the music school basement

Bocholt (ots) - They had chosen the wrong place for their meeting: Several young people were illegally staying at the music school in Bocholt on Tuesday evening. That made for a deployment of the police. Because what witnesses reported initially suggested a break-in. When the police arrived at Salierstrasse around 23.00 p.m., they discovered [...]

Pedelec rider slightly injured in a fall

Bocholt (ots) - luck in misfortune for the driver of a pedelec: his helmet may have saved him from worse injuries. The Hamminkelner was on the bike path on the Mussumer Ringstrasse in Bocholt-Mussum on Tuesday around 08.00 a.m. Not far from the confluence with the Wüppingsweide street, he fell for an unknown cause with his electric bike and fell on [...]

Concrete instead of nature: NABU criticizes the design of the banks on the Aa “the sharpest”

The Naturschutzbund criticizes the redesign of the banks of the Bocholter Aa in the strongest possible terms. In today's times of climate change and species extinction, the removal of valuable vegetation in favor of lifeless and climate-damaging materials such as concrete is completely insensitive and out of date, according to a press release. "Many actors from politics and administration still have the [...]

In the hospital, vaccination against corona can be done again

The employee vaccinations at the Westmünsterland Clinic, which were interrupted due to delivery bottlenecks, can now be continued. The St. Agnes-Hospital Bocholt has received 102 vaccination doses and is now starting the further vaccinations in a timely manner (356 employees have already been vaccinated here). The St. Marien Hospital in Borken has also received 270 vaccination doses, with 90 more to follow tomorrow. "We are very pleased, […]

IHK sees the economy on the road to recovery

After the lockdown, which has been extended several times, the IHK North Westphalia estimates that the air is getting thinner and thinner for many companies in the Münsterland and Emscher-Lippe region. "The promised state aid must now reach the companies as quickly as possible, otherwise it will be too late for many," appealed IHK Managing Director Dr. Fritz Jaeckel today (February 2nd) in Münster at the [...]