Fire department extinguishes burning wood stove

The Bocholt fire brigade was alerted to Liebauweg today at around 16.55:XNUMX p.m. The owner of a residential building had noticed smoke in the basement and then alerted the fire brigade. The cause of the smoke was a wood stove in the basement that was burning. A throttle valve that was probably closed prevented the smoke from being discharged via the chimney. The […]

Burglars wanted to pry open the door

Bocholt (ots) - The entrance door to office space in Bocholt has held up to unknown burglars. The perpetrators had tried in vain to break into the building on Alfred-Flender-Strasse by force. The police asks for information to the criminal investigation department in Bocholt: Tel. (02871) 2990.

Parked car started

Bocholt (ots) - A stranger left a property damage of around 1.000 euros on a parked car in Bocholt-Biemenhorst on Thursday. The damaged black Audi had been in the customer parking lot of a hypermarket on Willi-Pattberg-Ring. There the accident occurred between 09.00 am and 11.15:XNUMX am, the cause of which went away without his legal obligations [...]

Vaccination center in Velen opens on Monday

27 vaccination centers have been operational in Westphalia-Lippe since mid-December. Now that the vaccinations in the senior citizens' and care facilities have largely been completed at the end of February, everyone involved is pleased that the vaccination centers will finally start on Monday, February 8, 2021. "With the opening of the vaccination centers, we are taking another big step in [...]

82-year-old Bocholter died in connection with Corona

An 82-year-old woman from Bocholt died in connection with a coronavirus infection. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker offers his deeply felt condolences. This means that 182 deaths have been recorded since the start of the corona pandemic. In the Borken district, 04.02.2021 people are currently infected with the coronavirus (0, midnight). That is 409 more than yesterday. Also […]

According to the study, Bocholt's inner-city attractiveness is better than two years ago

What are the success factors for contemporary, attractive city centers against the background of urbanization, digitization and structural change, as well as the current corona pandemic? These questions form the basis of the nationwide study "Vital Inner Cities 2020", which the IFH Cologne carried out in autumn 2020 for the fourth time. Bocholt has improved its overall rating of the city center attractiveness - and [...]

COMMENT: If there are still BOH vouchers, then different!

By BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER You shouldn't break the Bocholt voucher as well, said Ludger Dieckhues when discussing a new edition of the bonus campaign in the Committee for Economic Development and Tourism. And he's right. Commerce needs help. And that is in the foreground. But a discussion about a lump-sum subsidization from taxpayers' money must, in view of the numbers [...]

NABU care campaigns at Lake Aasee in Bocholt

For the second time, the bird sanctuary on Lake Aasee in Bocholt was the site of action for NABU conservationists. This time, the focus of work was on the shore area near the small island and the small Aasee island itself. In addition to the urgently needed care and pruning measures including tree felling activities on the island, the work involved optimizing the spawning waters of the shore zones of the small nature reserve. For this purpose trees [...]

One million euros from the Bocholt voucher package flows into just one electronics store

More than one million euros of the 4,7 million euros redeemed so far from the Bocholt voucher have flowed into one large electronics store alone. He has thus received 200.000 euros in grants from the city treasury. The bicycle dealers were also able to benefit greatly. This became known yesterday on the sidelines of the Committee for Economic Development and Tourism. Ludger Dieckhues put the [...]

Town hall project: Social list sees opportunity for event hall

The Social List Bocholt sees the unique opportunity to integrate an event hall into the town hall project - regardless of whether it is the new town hall or the renovation of the current town hall. The electoral community submitted a corresponding application for examination to Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff on Monday with the stipulation that an event hall should be integrated into a town hall renovation or a new town hall building [...]