New corona quarantine regulation in NRW

Das Land NRW hat eine Verordnung erlassen, die die Corona-Quarantäne-Regelungen für betroffene Bürgerinnen und Bürger landeseinheitlich regelt. Danach gilt die Quarantänepflicht in den meisten Fällen nunmehr unmittelbar und automatisch. Dies hilft den Betroffenen, die auf ihr Testergebnis warten, die positiv getestet wurden oder die engen Kontakt zu einer positiv getesteten Person hatten. Gleichzeitig erleichtert die […]

Cooperation group organizes courier trips for corona tests

Bocholt (PID). Auf Initiative der Freiwilligen-Agentur Bocholt haben Bocholter Seniorenheime und die Initiative „Helfende Hände der Pfarrgemeinde St. Josef“ einen täglichen Kurierdienst für Corona-Zweittests auf die Beine gestellt. Von Montag bis Freitag geben die Einrichtungen ihre Corona-Zweittests zukünftig bei der zentralen Sammelstelle „Guter Hirte“ an der Karolingerstraße ab. Von dort werden sie anschließend sofort zur […]

A tree as a symbol of peace and freedom

Die geplante Feier anlässlich des 75-jährigen Friedens entlang der deutsch-niederländischen Grenze musste in diesem Jahr coronabedingt ausfallen. Umso mehr freute sich Aaltens Bürgermeister Anton Stapelkamp, dass es Ende 2020 doch noch einen Anlass gab zusammenzukommen. Die niederländische Gemeinde hatte der Stadt Bocholt einen Anne-Frank-Freiheitsbaum geschenkt. Die Kastanie wurde heute nachmittag am Mahnmal des ehemaligen Stadtwaldlagers […]

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 [...]

New trees are planted at the Eisenhütte weir

Bocholt (PID). From Monday, December 7th, 2020 to Friday, December 11th, 2020, trees and bushes will be planted at the ironworks weir. Benches are also set up. Six weeping willows and rows of bushes are planted along the cycle path to the weir. “A weeping willow grows quickly into a medium-sized tree. Due to the wide, strong and vertical to the [...]

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 [...]

City party considers decision against main track to Mussum to be ineffective

The city party demands that the decision made with the votes of the CDU, FDP and the mayor on Wednesday by the main and finance committee not to renovate the railway switch to the main track to Mussum and thus to effectively shut down the line to the industrial area is not implemented. Reason for the so-called “suspension of execution”: “There are two resolutions from [...]

“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 […]

WITH VIDEO: Trucker Winni Biermann and Ense's Grim Reaper

By BIANCA MÜMKEN by trucker and tenor Winni Biermann there will be a new song soon. Together with musician Claudia Hirschfeld and producer Ady Zehnpfennig, Biermann recorded and arranged the carnival hit "The Grim Reaper" and also participated in a video shoot for it. "The musical instrumentalist Claudia Hirschfeld heard my voice on YouTube and Facebook and [...]

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 […]