Family starts crowdfunding for treatment of sick son, coro … (Turnhout)

Wendy Simons from Turnhout has started a crowdfunding to pay the medical costs for her son Ricardo. — © Mia Uydens Turnhout – Wendy Simons from Turnhout has started a crowdfunding to pay the medical costs for her son Ricardo. The 19-year-old young man has acute lymphocytic leukemia. Due to the corona crisis, the family […]

Kempense manager pushes ‘Queen’ Sandra Kim back to the top (Beerse)

Kim Schillebeeckx from Beerse has been running Sandra Kim for three years with The Booking Company. — © Bart Van den Langenbergh Beerse – Kim Schillebeeckx (35) from Beerse was one of the few who knew that Sandra Kim was Queen in the VTM program The Masked Singer. The manager of the singer who became […]

Black smoke after blackout at BP troubled neighborhood (Laakdal)

The black smoke produced by the torch at BP in Geel was visible from afar for hours. — © RR Yellow, Laakdal, Meerhout – The chimneys of BP’s chemical plant in Geel emitted black smoke on Friday after the production units were shut down. This was a result of work on the high voltage by […]

Patrick (61) testifies about breast cancer in men: “Borstonde … (Westerlo)

Greet Van Loy knitted stockings as 213 pairs to support the support group and Patrick Bastiaens. — © Marc Peeters Westerlo – The support group Breast Cancer MAN has proclaimed October 7 International Breast Cancer MAN Day. “The breast cancer month has been around longer. It is important to consider the fact that men can […]

125 preschoolers from three primary schools in the Kempen quarantine … (Olen)

Primary school Het Schrijvertje in Mol. — © Tommy Maes Mol, I am – In three Kempen primary schools, 125 pre-schoolers have to be quarantined because of a corona infection. Het Schrijvertje in Mol closes the entire nursery department for two weeks, which means that 73 children have to stay at home. At Willem Tell […]

‘Hundreds of storks’ responsible for power cuts in … (Zandhoven)

Nijlen, Grobbendonk – Various power cuts caused nuisance to thousands of families in Nijlen, Grobbendonk, Vorselaar and Zandhoven in the past week. High-voltage grid operator Elia has spent the past few days searching for the cause of the problems. Last night the mystery was solved after all: a large group of storks causes the high […]

No 51st sausage parties? Then only 2,000 free sausage meal … (Beerse)

Vlimmeren – Although the 51st Sausage Festival could not take place this weekend, many residents enjoyed the annual folk festival a bit. To ease the corona pill, organizers handed out free sausages to around 2,000 families on Sunday. “We are not used to sausage parties,” says resident Nicole Vissers. .