SPD calls for a new voucher campaign for Bocholt

After discussions with the Bocholt advertising association and the economic development agency, the SPD is certain: “If we don't help now, then we will continue to stroll through largely closed shopping streets in the next few years and trade tax revenues will continue to fall, with consequences for all areas of public life. "Many retailers, restaurateurs, small business owners and their employees represent the second [...]

Corona balance: 84-year-old man from Bocholt died

There have been two more deaths in connection with a coronavirus infection in the past few days. An 84-year-old man from Bocholt and an 82-year-old woman from Isselburg died. This means that 166 deaths have been recorded since the beginning of the corona pandemic. 586 people are currently infected, 3 fewer than yesterday. In Bocholt, the number of those affected is [...]

Recycling center: Cashless payment is now possible

From now on, visitors to the recycling center on Schaffeldstrasse can pay cashless there with an EC card. The employees of the recycling center use a handheld device with which cashless payment transactions can be carried out. According to Gisbert Jacobs, head of the waste disposal and service company in Bocholt, the contactless payment method with the EC card should also help to reduce infection chains at the recycling center [...]

Winking and Meißner remain loyal to 1. FC Bocholt

Those responsible at 1. FC Bocholt are working flat out on the squad planning for the coming season. The league leader of the Oberliga Niederrhein has also extended the contracts of the two top performers Tim Winking (26) and Philipp Meißner (29). Both have now signed a contract that is valid until June 30.06.2022th, XNUMX for both the Oberliga and the Regionalliga. [...]

The bus stop on Weidenstrasse is being improved

The bus stop on Weidenstrasse is given a so-called bus cap. Therefore, the bus stop (shoulder) and the sidewalk on Weidenstraße between “An der Heggenaa” and Margeritenweg will be partially closed from Monday, January 25, 2021 to probably Thursday, February 4, 2021. The pedestrians are brought to the [...]

English mutation of the corona virus detected in the Kleve district

The English mutation B.1.1.7 of the corona virus has now been detected in a man from the Kleve district. This mutation is assumed to be significantly more contagious than the variant of the corona virus that has dominated the world to date. The infected person from the district was already in quarantine due to a positive corona test. The anamnesis carried out by the health department [...]

Ralf Deller is retiring

After more than 30 years with the city of Bocholt, Ralf Deller, deputy head of the public order department, will retire on Friday, January 22, 2021. Deller moved to the city of Bocholt in 1988 after his time with the Bundeswehr. After training for the higher non-technical service, he was initially a clerk and [...]

50 prizes for “3. International crib tour in Dinxperwick ”drawn

From December to the beginning of January, numerous nativity scenes were once again on view in the windows and shop windows in the border towns of Suderwick (D) and Dinxperlo (NL). Many citizens and business people took part in the third campaign under the title “Nativity Tour”. Now the winners have been drawn who will take part in the competition for the crib tour [...]

Missing man found dead

Any help came too late: only one missing person could be found dead on Friday night in Rhede. The man left a nursing facility on Tenkingallee at around 22.05:57 p.m. on Thursday evening. Since the XNUMX-year-old suffered from previous illnesses, the police immediately initiated a comprehensive manhunt. A police helicopter also took part [...]

Trick theft does not happen

Bocholt (ots) - A lucky coincidence saved a bank customer from trouble in Bocholt on Thursday: Two strangers approached the woman in a suspicious manner when she was at an ATM. The perpetrators tried a scam that was not unknown to the police: with a newspaper in hand, one of the two wanted to [...]

New service: policemen deliver passports home

New service from the Bocholt city administration during the Corona period: Bocholt citizens who applied for an identity card or a passport some time ago and have not yet been able to pick it up due to the emergency operation, documents are currently brought home and handed over personally. You don't have to come to the citizens' office for this. The documents are checked by the traffic control forces [...]

From Monday, medical mouth and nose masks are also compulsory on the StadtBus

From Monday, January 25.01.2021th, 2, the new, updated corona protection regulation of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia will come into force. This means that “medical mouth and nose masks” (surgical mask or FFP 95 or KN 14 mask) are mandatory in all public transport. Children under the age of 6 who do not fit these masks are still allowed to wear everyday masks. Children under XNUMX years of age are still exempt from the mask requirement. We [...]

Social list wants clarity on fire protection in schools and with the city daughters

The Voting Community Social List Bocholt is concerned about fire protection in the Bocholt schools and with the city daughters. She is keeping an eye on the Euregio-Gymnasium, where severe fire protection deficiencies were found last year. Nobody should have noticed anything about it for years. "This process has to be dealt with so that this almost catastrophe does not repeat itself," demands Councilwoman [...]