District health office ready to use the SORMAS software

While elsewhere in Germany there is still a dispute about the usefulness of using the nationwide uniform corona contact tracking software SORMAS (“Surveillance, Outbreak Response Management and Analysis System”), District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker for the Borken District Health Office: “We are ready to go - we have concluded all the necessary contracts, the software is set up, the administrators are trained, our staff is trained with [...]

The city has 40 dead spruce trees felled in the cemetery

From Monday, February 22, 2021, the ESB will be carrying out extensive maintenance work on the tree population on the site of the municipal cemetery. In the forest area lining the “In der Ziegelheide” road, around 40 spruce trees have died due to being weakened by the drought of recent years and by bark beetles. These will be removed. "The problem is, that […]

Digital discussion evening: “What does“ NextGenerationEU ”bring us?”

The Europe Direct Information Center (EDIC) Bocholt and the Young European Federalists (JEF) Münster invite you to an information and discussion event on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 20 p.m. to 21:30 p.m. It's about the European recovery fund and how it could benefit the local region. The event takes place digitally via Zoom-Meeting, the link and further information are [...]

Bike paths between Lowick and Liedern are being renovated

The cycle paths along Werther Straße between Lowick and Liedern will be renovated this year. This is communicated by the city administration and roads of North Rhine-Westphalia when asked by the local CDU city councilor Michael Wiesmann. In the answer, Straßen NRW writes that they intend to renovate the cycle path on around 1.100 meters on both sides this year. Michael Wiesmann, who [...]

85 cases of corona infection with the British virus mutant

In the Borken district, 22.02.2021 people are currently (February 0, 378, midnight) infected with the corona virus. That is 43 less than yesterday. 103 (-8) people are still affected in Bocholt. So far, 85 cases of infection with the British virus mutant are known in the district. Since the beginning of the corona pandemic, 197 people have unfortunately been linked to a coronavirus infection in the Borken district [...]

The 65-year-old hits the bus with his car

A driver crashed into a bus in Bocholt on Friday. A 47-year-old wanted to leave the bus station on Hindenburgstrasse with his bus around 16.30 p.m. At the confluence, the Hamminkelner stopped due to traffic. A Bocholter driving behind him assumed that the bus would continue. The car hit the rear of the [...]

Stolen electric bike

Bocholt (ots) - An e-mountain bike was stolen by strangers in Bocholt. The black Bulls LT CX two-wheeler had been locked in a fenced-in backyard on Dinxperloer Straße. The act took place between 14.00:06.45 p.m. Thursday and 02871:XNUMX a.m. Friday. The police asks for information to the criminal investigation department in Bocholt on Tel. (XNUMX) [...]

Herbrand donates 2.000 FFP2 masks for the food banks

Mercedes-Benz has been one of the main sponsors of the German food banks for more than 20 years. So it was obvious for Mercedes-Herbrand to make the food banks in the region the beneficiaries of the “donations instead of gifts” campaign. Instead of Christmas chocolate for customers of the dealership group, there are now 2.000 FFP2 masks for the boards in the Herbrand service area. In the […]

Witnesses wanted after accident

Bocholt (ots) - There are specific references to the vehicle with which strangers caused an accident on Saturday in Bocholt: According to witnesses, two young women are said to have been driving a silver Ford C-Max while maneuvering in the parking lot of the Sparkasse on Dinxperloer Strasse has hit another vehicle. [...]

Parked car parked

Bocholt (ots) - An unknown person hit a parked gray BMW on Saturday in Bocholt. The accident occurred around 12.00 noon in the parking lot of a supermarket on Friesenstrasse. A witness states that the perpetrator was traveling in a dark VW van. Without having fulfilled his duties, distant [...]

WITH VIDEO: Bocholt-based company WRCK is developing corona-compatible container arena for events of all kinds

in The Bocholt-based company WRCK has developed a corona-compatible arena for shows, concerts, sports, congresses and events. “Cubic Circle Circus” is the name of the concept that can be used worldwide and for which investors are now being sought. The idea: 120 containers are stacked in a circle. Each can accommodate up to five people. Up to 720 [...]