“Sporker Ringstrasse” blocked on one side

Power lines are being laid along the Sporker Ringstrasse. Between the junctions “Zur Eisenhütte” and “Wollstegge” the route will be closed on one side from April 12 to May 7, 2021, daily from 7 am to 17 pm. The speed is reduced to 50 km / h in the area of ​​the measure. This is announced by the municipal transport department.

Westphalian University invites you to a virtual Girls' Day

This year all workshop offers of the Westphalian University for Girls' Day are virtual due to Corona and therefore completely independent of location. The Girls Technology Day is intended for schoolgirls in the eighth to tenth grades who are now starting to think about their future professional careers. There are various seminars to choose from, in which the pupils deal with the [...]

"More than a home"

On Wednesday, April 14th, a special kind of event will take place at which the Volkshochschule Bocholt-Rhede-Isselburg will draw attention. In a panel discussion, Ali Can, German social activist, and refugee advisor Sara Jrab will speak about Can's book “More than a home” from 19 pm. Participation in the video conference is possible via “Zoom” via the link eu01web.zoom.us/j/69496253045 or the […]

Weeping willow planted on the Aa

In heavy snowfall, the city of Bocholt planted a stately weeping willow on Wednesday, 7.4.2021, on the Aa-Ufer, near the main entrance of the new building of the Stadtsparkasse Bocholt. “I have never planted such a big tree in my 25 years in the city”, reports Peter Schlabs from the civil engineering, traffic, urban green and environment department of the city of Bocholt. Unusual [...]

Fraudulent SMS can generate high costs

One click with consequences: Criminals are currently again increasingly sending fraudulent SMS messages to those affected in the Borken district. Corresponding reports have been received by the police in the past few days from Legden and Gescher, as well as from Bocholt, Borken and Gronau. What happened to one of those affected can be considered typical: The Bocholter received an SMS message in which [...]

5.000 Euro damage after accident flight

Bocholt (ots) - According to the injured party, an as yet unknown cause of the accident left a loss of around 5.000 euros on a white Mercedes on Wednesday. This was on Hohenzollernstrasse and the time of the accident is between 11 a.m. and 14 p.m. The police are looking for witnesses. Please send information to the traffic commissioner in Bocholt (02871) 2990.

Accident escape on Ludgerusstrasse

Bocholt (ots) - On Wednesday, the driver of a larger white car damaged a Citroen car parked on Ludgerusstrasse. A witness was made aware of the accident around 11 a.m. by a loud bang. The person who caused the accident drove away in the direction of Westend. The police are looking for witnesses. Please send information to the traffic commissioner in Bocholt [...]

Fire in the rifle house probably due to negligent arson

According to the current status of the investigation into the rifle house fire, it is not to be assumed that there was a technical cause, but rather that the arson was probably negligent. Apparently, an as yet unknown person had “made his home” in the roof of the building. There were items of clothing and personal items there, for example. A side entrance door of the building showed several (also older) signs of break-in. The person is asked to [...]

Corona incidence value remains below 100

In the Borken district, 08.04.2021 people are currently (April 0th, 660, midnight) infected with the corona virus. That is 61 more than yesterday. In Bocholt, the number of those affected is 132n (+10). The "7-day incidence" is 97,2 On the situation in the hospitals in the district that treat COVID-19 patients, the following information is available from the Westmünsterland Clinic for its hospital locations in Ahaus, Bocholt, [...]

The roof and facade bloom and cool

Planted roofs act like a natural air conditioning system, facade plants enrich the environment not only visually. The city of Bocholt has issued a grant for “green” roofs and facades. Property owners in Bocholt can now benefit financially from this. There are grants of up to 5.000 euros for private and up to 10.000 euros for commercial green roofs. More information and [...]

New Chairman at Flender China

Flender China has a new chairman. On April 1, 2021, Dr.-Ing.Jianhui Gou joined the Flender Group and was appointed Chairman for Flender China. Before being appointed Chairman of Flender China, Dr. Gou as Managing Director and President for various industrial companies such as Schaeffler Greater China, NGC, KnorrBremse Rail Transportation China and [...]