About Berthold Blesenkemper

Berthold Blesenkemper is the founder and editor-in-chief of the platform Made in Bocholt

SPALECK and NABU agree on cooperation for more ecology

The NABU-Kreisverband Borken eV has now signed a cooperation with the Bocholt-based family company SPALECK. The nature conservation organization and the industrial company want to jointly initiate and implement environmental protection measures at their locations in the city of Bocholt, Greiz, Borne (NL) and Reșița (RO). The aim is also to work regionally with companies and municipalities for more sustainable economic activity. Together they would like to [...]

The Dutch complain about the aggressive stealing of talent from Bocholt football clubs

Dutch football clubs in the border area are afraid of losing more and more talent to clubs in Bocholt. They accuse them of having an aggressive policy of recruitment. This is now reported by the daily De Gelderlander. Several players and youth coaches are said to have already been brought across the border. The first to complain about such practices was FC Trias in Winterswijk. [...]

Police find baby dogs and cats in the trunk

Police officers discovered several kittens and dogs in the trunk of a car in Isselburg on Saturday. The police checked the vehicle at around 15.30:XNUMX p.m. on Hahnerfeld Street. The animals, three dogs and two cats, were in transport boxes that were covered with a woolen blanket. They did not have access to water or food and made [...]

Covid-19 dashboard for the German-Dutch border region

The Dutch provinces of Gelderland, Limburg and Overijssel have now published a new website to give an overview of the number of infections at the borders of the Dutch communities and the German districts. The Covid-19 dashboard can be found on the following page: www.grenspostdusseldorf.nl/coronadashboard. In addition to the infection numbers in the border regions, the Covid-19 dashboard contains an overview [...]

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 [...]

Because of compulsory corona testing: Dutch people want to use old smuggling routes again

The Dutch are angry about the new German corona rules. Especially in Dinxperlo, where only the middle of the Heelweg separates the two countries, the mandatory test when crossing the border, which will apply from today, is not considered to be practicable. This is reported by the daily De Gelderlander. The petrol stations already felt the effects of the new rules on the Easter weekend. [...]

258 out of more than 60.000 rapid tests positive in Holy Week

According to District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker carried out 61.600 rapid corona tests. There were also thousands of tests at employers, in geriatric care facilities and self-tests at home. 258 of the citizen tests were positive. Overall, the infection process in the region could be significantly brightened and chains of infection were broken. "What a great achievement the people [...]

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, [...]

Nordringspange will be officially opened next week

The asphalt has hardened. The trees are planted. Rolled turf adorns the beds of the large roundabouts on Barloer and Burloer Weg. Both are already passable. Only the 120 meter long connector is still blocked. The so-called Nordringspange is due to be released next week by State Transport Minister Hendrik Wüst. This completes the first part of the controversial bypass. [...]

EWIBO employees support “Berti”

In a half-page newspaper advertisement, ten leading employees have now supported EWIBO managing director Berthold (“Berti”) Klein-Schmeink. "Dealing with you makes us speechless," it says, among other things. The ten find the media coverage defamatory. At the same time, they express their confidence in their boss. Photo: City of Bocholt