Fair substitute from the bakery

As is well known, the Bocholt autumn fair falls victim to the corona pandemic. So the traditional fair start on Friday with the senior afternoon has to be canceled. Volksbank Bocholt, as the main sponsor, wanted to give the senior citizens a little "fair substitute" and yesterday brought them a piece of cake from a Bocholt bakery.

Sidewalk on Dingdener Strasse is closed

Bocholt (PID). The sidewalk on Dingdener Straße will be closed at the level of the driveway to the B67 (roundabout) from Monday, October 19, 2020 until probably Thursday, November 19, 2020. There may be obstructions to the flow of traffic. Work is taking place on communication lines. Road users are asked to drive carefully in the area.

Explosions in Beirut: THW sends SEEBA to Lebanon

Bocholt / Beirut; After a serious explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, the Technical Relief Organization (THW) sent its first forces yesterday evening. On behalf of the Federal Government, a team from the Rapid Deployment Unit Rescue Abroad (SEEBA) and an embassy support team set out for Lebanon. THW Vice President Sabine Lackner said goodbye to the 50 emergency services at Frankfurt Airport: "On site, our [...]

CDU demands answers to the Euregiogymnasium

Shouldn't the fire protection deficiencies have to be recognized beforehand? Can the people who acted responsibly at that time still be held accountable today? These are just two of the many questions that the CDU parliamentary group asks in connection with the considerable fire protection deficiencies in the Euregiogymnasium. In a request she asks the mayor to answer at the next meeting of the main and [...]

Lighting for the bus stop

A non-illuminated bus stop on Werther Strasse moved Nico Opitz from Lied to contact the Bocholt CDU local association West in the middle of last year. The city councilor Michael Wiesmann took up the suggestion of the 18-year-old and got in touch with the city administration and the Bocholt energy and water supply (BEW). The bus stop [...]

Great harmony at the nomination event of the CDU

With a large majority, the CDU Bocholt presented its candidates for the city council last Saturday. In the Holtwicker Saal, the members voted Elisabeth Kroesen first on the reserve list and thus the top candidate. They also confirmed their mayoral candidate Thomas Kerkhoff as a joint candidate with the FDP. The chairs for the around 100 members present [...]

Five Bocholters for the Borkener district meeting

Michael Boland, Michael Hösing, Theo Sanders, Silke Sommers and Christian Stevens: These are the names of the Bocholt CDU district council candidates. At the representative assembly of the CDU district Borken last Wednesday in Ahaus, all five were officially nominated as direct candidates for the upcoming local election. The CDU Westmünsterland elected District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker on first place [...]

Start of Segelflug AG

The students at the Bocholt Comprehensive School probably would not have thought that they would make their first start in a glider with a face mask when they signed up for the Segelflug AG. But although the schools are not yet open again, this was able to start last weekend with a limited number of participants. The first four trial pilots were able to [...]

Kerkhoff wants to support plans for the health campus

Thomas Kerkhoff is certain: ?? The idea of ​​a health campus in Bocholt is an exciting and future-oriented project for Bocholt! ?? The mayoral candidate of the Bocholt CDU and FDP speaks out clearly in favor of the plans presented to the council yesterday, Wednesday, and announces his support. He was very interested in the presentation of the [...]

Public-private partnerships in Bocholt soon?

Public-private partnerships, so-called PPP models, can result in many advantages for a municipality, according to the Bocholt CDU and FDP. At the next meeting of the city council on Wednesday, the two parliamentary groups will therefore request that the administration examine the feasibility of PPP models in Bocholt. Against the background of the ever increasing task profiles of municipalities, public-private partnerships are a conceivable [...]

New sports hall on Werther Strasse with a glass floor?

The CDU parliamentary group in Bocholt is talking about a modern sports hall floor for the new building of the Werther Straße sports hall. As in the ball sports arena in Dresden, new standards could be set with an innovative glass floor. The CDU is now applying to have the feasibility checked by the administration. Depending on the sport, the playing field-related lines could be integrated into the ground using [...]

Dutch woman Jongstra designs large-scale artwork for new Sparkasse headquarters

The Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra will install a large-scale work of art entitled “Crossings” in the new main office of the Stadtsparkasse Bocholt. The artist was selected with the support of Deutscher Sparkassenverlag. In a selection process, Claudy Jongstra prevailed against other national and international artists. The work of art is shown on a two-story staircase wall and in the [...]