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Allianz für Stilllegung des Stammgleises nach Mussum gerät massiv unter Druck

Von BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Bürgermeister Thomas Kerkhoff und die Allianz aus CDU und FPD geraten massiv unter Druck. Aus gleich mehreren Ecken wächst die Kritik an der drohenden Stilllegung des Industriestammgleises nach Mussum. Die Stadtpartei hält den mit 8:6 Stimmen im Haupt- und Finanzausschuss durch eine schwarz-gelbe Koalition gefassten Beschluss aus rechtlichen Gründen für unwirksam (wir […]

Rathaussanierung: Mehr als 9 Millionen Euro schon weg oder verplant

Von BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Schadstoffsanierung, Stützenfreilegung, Beleuchtung, Baustrom und Rückbau der Veranstaltungstechnik – auch wenn noch niemand bis heute sicher weiß, was aus dem Rathaus am Berliner Platz letzten Endes werden soll, ist bereits viel Geld in das Sanierungsprojekt geflossen. Allein 39 Planungsaufträge für insgesamt 6,9 Millionen Euro wurden vergeben. Für eine weitere Million wurden die […]

GLOSSE: Bocholt-Monopoly – oder beim Spiel mit Millionen fällt jede Schamgrenze

Eine Glosse von BERTHOLD BLESENKEMPER Schlossallee und Parkstraße haben ausgedient. Ab sofort rückt man beim familiären Gesellschaftsspiel nach dem Würfeln bis zur Werther Straße vor. Oder man errichtet Hotels an den Ostwallterassen (Vorsicht: Baustelle!), an der Herzogstraße oder im Hammersenviertel. Möglich macht es eine Bocholt-Ausgabe des beliebten Monopoly. So etwas gab es 2008 schon einmal. […]

New corona quarantine regulation in NRW

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has issued an ordinance that regulates the corona quarantine regulations for affected citizens uniformly across the country. After that, the quarantine obligation now applies immediately and automatically in most cases. This helps those affected who are waiting for their test result, who tested positive, or who have had close contact with someone who tested positive. At the same time, the [...]

Cooperation group organizes courier trips for corona tests

Bocholt (PID). On the initiative of the Bocholt volunteer agency, Bocholt retirement homes and the initiative “Helping hands of the parish of St. Josef” have set up a daily courier service for corona second tests. From Monday to Friday, the facilities will in future hand in their second Corona tests at the central collection point "Good Shepherd" on Karolingerstrasse. From there they are immediately sent to [...]

Biodiversity funding program for private property owners

Bocholt (PID). Especially this year, which was under the motto “Vacation at home”, many will have come to appreciate their own garden again. A garden can not only offer recreation for people, but also a habitat for many plant and animal species. The city draws attention to the biodiversity funding program, which focuses on biodiversity [...]

Motorcyclist slips away when turning

Bocholt (ots) - The 17-year-old driver of a light motorcycle suffered minor injuries in an accident in Bocholt on Friday. The young person wanted to turn right from Schwanenstrasse onto Westring at around 08.00 a.m. coming from the city center. The Isselburger stopped at the red light at the traffic light and drove off when the light signal [...]

Corona numbers are rising again slightly

In the Borken district, 897 people are currently infected with the corona virus. That is 22 more than yesterday. In Bocholt, too, the numbers rise again slightly by 4 to 155. The “7-day incidence” in the Borken district is currently 90,8 per 100.000 inhabitants.

“Volunteer Day” - as recognition and to promote commitment

Involvement in music or sports clubs, “neighborhood help” for sick and elderly people, and much more: volunteering has a wide variety of faces: In Germany, more than 31 million people do volunteer work. This picture is also reflected in the district of Borken: More than 50 percent of those over 16 years of age support others in their free time. Since […]

City rejects further corona funding for the time being

The SPD wanted to have 20.000 euros secured in the 2021 budget for a funding fund to finance corona-related additional expenditure for retailers, businesses and self-employed people and had submitted a corresponding application to the main and finance committee. Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff, the administration and the CDU were against it. "To what extent additional funds will be required in the next year, also taking into account [...]

Kolpinghaus as good as sold for 2,3 million euros

The Kolping House is as good as sold. An investor duo from Bocholt offered the insolvent owners' association EUR 2,3 million. This has now been announced by the Münster District Court. A creditors' meeting was called for December 15th. Approval seems only a formality. In the meantime, EWIBO and the Jusina association had been discussed as possible buyers. [...]

No more general “no” to live broadcasts of council meetings

The majority against live broadcasts of council meetings on the Internet is crumbling. City councilors had rejected something like this for years. Too expensive, a lack of public interest and, above all, data protection were cited as reasons. But change is conceivable now. The social list had made a new attempt in the context of budget discussions. And it almost worked. The […]