Lighting for the bus stop

An unilluminated bus stop on Werther Strasse prompted Lieder Nico Opitz to contact the Bocholter CDU branch West in the middle of last year. The city councilor Michael Wiesmann took up the suggestion of the 18-year-old and then contacted the city administration and the Bocholt energy and water supply (BEW). Recently 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 for first place on the reserve list and thus the top candidate. They also confirmed their mayor candidate Thomas Kerkhoff as a joint candidate with the FDP. The chairs for the approximately 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 CDU district council candidates from Bocholt. At the representative assembly of the CDU district of Borken last Wednesday in Ahaus, all five were officially nominated as direct candidates for the upcoming local elections. The CDU Westmünsterland chose District Administrator Dr. Kai Zwicker in first place […]

Start of Segelflug AG

When they registered for Segelflug AG, the pupils of the Bocholt comprehensive school would probably not have thought that they would make their first start in a glider with a face mask. But although the schools are not yet open again, they were able to start with a limited number of participants last weekend. The first four pilot 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 forward-looking project for Bocholt! ?? The Mayor candidate of the Bocholter CDU and FDP clearly speaks out for the plans presented yesterday in the Council and announces his support. With great interest, he had the idea of ​​[…]

Public-private partnerships in Bocholt soon?

According to the Bocholter CDU and FDP, public-private partnerships, so-called PPP models, can offer many advantages for a municipality. At the next meeting of the city council next Wednesday, the two groups will therefore request that the administration examine the feasibility of PPP models in Bocholt. In view 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 faction Bocholt is talking about a modern sports hall floor for the new building of the sports hall Werther Straße. As in the ball sports arena in Dresden, an innovative glass floor could set new standards. The CDU is now requesting that the feasibility be checked by the administration. Depending on the type of sport, the field-related lines could be integrated into the floor […]

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

Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra will install a large-scale work of art entitled "Crossings" in the new Stadtsparkasse Bocholt headquarters. The artist was selected with the support of the Deutsche Sparkassenverlag. In a selection process, Claudy Jongstra prevailed against other national and international artists. The work of art is spanned across a two-story staircase wall and in the […]

CDU would like to support Bocholt clubs with funding funds

100.000 euros ?? With this sum, the Bocholter CDU parliamentary group wants to create a rescue package for clubs threatened with existence. From this funding fund, clubs are to be reimbursed up to 75 percent of the costs incurred, provided they do not receive any support from the funding provided by the state and the federal government. The CDU is applying for the next […]

Kerkhoff abandons mayoral election campaign

Thomas Kerkhoff, joint candidate for mayor of the Bocholter CDU and FDP, will not enter the local election campaign in the next few weeks. He explained this last Saturday in a video message that he sent to the Bocholter via his social media channels. As the elected mayor, his place was in the city of Gescher during the current corona crisis, according to Kerkhoff. […]