"We despite (en) Corona"

“We despite (en) Corona” is the name of the exhibition in the city museum, which opened yesterday evening (21.9.2020) - accompanied by the string quartet of the music school. From Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 15 p.m. to 18 p.m., it can now be viewed in the city museum at Osterstraße 66. "Personal, individual impressions of the corona crisis, dealing with the [...]

City is looking for tree sponsors

Bocholt (PID). The city, the university and the family education center (Fabi) are looking for tree sponsors for the areas on the grounds of the Westphalian University, who are to plant a total of 50 fruit trees. “We gladly took up the idea of ​​the family education center-Mehrgenerationenhaus Bocholt, to plant fruit trees for the 50th anniversary. For this purpose, the city of Bocholt is making a partial area available on which 24 [...]

Belgian partnership judge fatally injured

Bocholt (EUBOH). “To remain a dreamer, to always see the good in the other, to put everything into perspective and to give people confidence.” - with these words the municipality of Belgisch-Bocholt describes its fatally injured lay judge. Leo Cardinaels is with his motorcycle on September 20, 2020 in the Ardennes in the neighborhood of [...]

On the trail of the peace riders

Anyone who is traveling on the Peace Route with their Leeze between Münster and Osnabrück can now listen to interesting, exciting and surprising stories at twelve different listening stations - in three languages. A funding project makes it possible and, together with updated route guidance and various marketing measures, contributes to the upgrading and touristic experience of the route [...]

Red Cross welcomes paramedic trainees

Borken district (drk-press). The Red Cross in the Borken district has hired four young people who are being trained as emergency paramedics. With this, the aid organization underlines its high standard of training, combined with excellent quality. The Red Cross operates four rescue stations in Gescher, Vreden, Südlohn and Isselburg in the Borken district. The district authority is responsible for the rescue service in the region [...]

Ordnungsamt: Comply with mask requirements on weekly market!

Bocholt (PID). The Public Order Department points out that according to the currently valid Corona Protection Ordinance, mouth and nose covering must be worn on the weekly market. This also applies if you only cross the weekly market without shopping there. The weekly market takes place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 13 p.m. and on Saturdays until 14 p.m. In this […]

So far 640 signatures against an overpriced town hall renovation

640 people have already signed the petition against an overpriced town hall renovation in Bocholt. This means that 60 percent of the required quorum has been achieved. "We have extended the submission deadline by a month because it makes more sense to hand the petition over to the new mayor Thomas Kerkhoff than to Peter Nebelo," reports initiator Berthold Blesenkemper. The petition is [...]

Day of action: children's rights create the future

Bocholt (PID). In recent years, World Children's Day was celebrated with great success and with the participation of many Bocholt institutions and associations as a day of action in the St. Josef Gymnasium. Since this popular event has to be canceled this year due to the corona pandemic, the organizing community of the World Children's Day is organizing an alternative campaign for [...]

Corona causes tourism to collapse in the Borken district

5f68bc519921e 5f68bc51aec08 Corona causes a slump in tourism: In the first half of the year, around 77.200 guests visited the Borken district - 48 percent less than in the same period of the previous year. The number of overnight stays fell by 42 percent to around 176.000. This is announced by the Food-Enjoyment-Restaurants Union. The NGG relies on figures from the State Statistical Office. [...]

Colliding at the intersection

Bocholt (ots) - Two injured drivers and property damage amounting to around 6.500 euros - that's the balance sheet of a traffic accident that took place in Bocholt-Spork on Monday. It happened around 09.30:33 a.m.: A XNUMX-year-old was driving on Dinxperloer Straße in the direction of Bocholt. At the intersection with Sporker Ringstrasse, the [...]

Markus Krafczyk is the new state chairman of the FREIE VÄHLER NRW

Markus Krafczyk from Bocholt was elected chairman of the FREIEN VÄHLER NRW on Saturday at the state party conference in Kamen. The member of the city party emphasized in his introductory speech that he sees the organizational preparation of the federal election in 2021 and the state election in 2022 as one of his main tasks. The new board wants to deal thematically with the areas of economic and [...]