Hochfeldstraße closed on one side

For work on communication lines, one side of Hochfeldstrasse will be blocked off at Knufbachstrasse. The work is expected to last until Friday, April 9, 2021. The actual work will take place in the sidewalk area. An emergency route will be set up so that users can safely pass the construction site. This narrows the roadway.

Those over 60 who want to vaccinate can have AstraZeneca injected from Saturday

As NRW Health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann announced today, starting next Saturday, April 3rd, citizens of North Rhine-Westphalia over the age of 60 will have the opportunity to make an appointment for a vaccination with the vaccine from the AstraZeneca company in a vaccination center to agree. The background to this is the recent recommendation by the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to use the vaccine from AstraZeneca [...]

Fireman Rolf Wohler celebrates 40 years of service

The Bocholt firefighter Rolf Wohler is now celebrating 40 years of service with the city of Bocholt. The trained motor vehicle electrician initially entered the city's fire service as a candidate at the beginning of the 90s. After various career exams, Wohler was appointed chief fire chief in 2018. The reliable and collegial manner of Rolf Wohler is very much appreciated.

Joint appeal: please do not cross the border at Easter!

"Please stay at home over Easter and do not go to the neighboring country!" With this urgent appeal, District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker together with Joris Bengevoord, Vice President of the Achterhoek region and Mayor of the municipality of Winterswijk, Mayor Annette Bronsvoort (Oost Gelre) and Mayors Mark Boumans (Doetinchem) and Onno van Veldhuizen (Enschede) at […]

MuseumsKI (D) TS - The Easter holiday campaign for at home

The LWL-Industriemuseum brings new ideas for old clothes to your home during the Easter holidays. Inspired by the “Use-less” exhibition, TextilWerk Bocholt has come up with a + children's holiday campaign - the MuseumsKI (D) TS. Under the motto “Upcycling - Ideas for Paper and Fabric”, children aged 8 and over can use the museum's craft box to test out exciting recycling and upcycling ideas. All […]

Corona incidence climbs to 168,8 across the region

In the Borken district, 31.03.2021 people are currently infected with the corona virus (March 0, 837, midnight). So far 974 cases of mutation are known in the district. There have been two more deaths in connection with a coronavirus infection in the past few days. A 79-year-old man from Borken and a 60-year-old woman from Südlohn died. The “7-day incidence”, i.e. the number of reported [...]

Lecture Marketing, PR and Propaganda from the “Third Reich” to the present

Adult Education Center Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg. On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 19 p.m., Prof. Dr. Phil. Thomas Meyer talk online about connections, strategies and concepts of opinion formation of the broad masses on the Internet and thereby draw references to the propaganda in the “Third Reich”. An internet-enabled device is required. The event of the VHS Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg takes place online. Almost 30 percent [...]

Photo competition for German-British friendship

Relations between North Rhine-Westphalia and the United Kingdom will be 75 years old this year. The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is launching a social media photo competition to mark the founding of our state. Until May 23, 2021, photos uploaded to the Instagram and Twitter platforms under the hashtag # 75yearsNRWUK can take part in the competition. The competition is intended to encourage the [...]

The number of unemployed rose again somewhat in March

The number of SGB II unemployed in the Borken district rose slightly in March. District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker with. This is comparable to the development in previous years, before the spring recovery sets in in April. With a typical seasonal course, a clear recovery can be expected in the next few months, said Dr. Pince-nez. [...]

Shot at moving cars with airsoft gun

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, a 55-year-old driver from Bocholt drove down Willy-Brandt-Straße towards Ebertstraße at around 17.50:XNUMX p.m. Two boys were on the sidewalk near a former car workshop, one of whom aimed a gun at the vehicle, shot and hit the car. The driver got into [...]

Shoplifter from Duisburg provisionally arrested

Bocholt (ots) - On Tuesday, a 19-year-old woman living in Duisburg was observed by employees of a drugstore in the city center as she stowed numerous goods (mostly razor blades) in a basket she was carrying. When she realized she was being watched, she threw the goods on another shelf. The goods had a value of approximately 500 [...]

FDP: criticism of EWIBO "long overdue"

The FDP demands urgent clarification and clarification of the non-profit status and the expansion of corporate purposes of the EWIBO, as well as questioning the supervisory board's duty of supervision. "We need legal certainty," writes parliamentary group spokesman Burkhard Henneken in a press release. He is reacting to partly sharp attacks by the city party on Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff. The latter are incomprehensible, because the mayor acts neutrally, [...]

Circle stops AstraZeneca vaccinations for people under 60

Immediately after the information from the State Ministry of Health (MAGS) became known to temporarily suspend vaccinations with the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca for women and men under the age of 60, the corresponding vaccinations were stopped in the Borken district today. This applies to both the initial and follow-up vaccinations with AstraZeneca in the “Vaccination Center District Borken” in Velen and by the mobile teams [...]