Work placements for Göttingen apprentices

As part of the Movida work placement apprenticeship scheme with Göttingen, we currently have Julia Neuschl and Sophie Westphal working in the Commissioning division at the Borough Council for 6 weeks up till 19 October.  20 year old Julia is part of the Business Transformation team, whilst Sophie is helping out with the elections team.Continue reading “Work placements for Göttingen apprentices”

Göttingen’s Olympic Association Visit

On Saturday 11 August, 57 members of the Göttingen branch of the German Olympic Association visited Cheltenham for the day, taking time out from a week attending various Olympic events in London.  The group had a reception with the Mayor and a tour of the town, before having free time to shop and visit ourContinue reading “Göttingen’s Olympic Association Visit”

Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations

Over 75 twinning visitors from our five twin towns came to Cheltenham to join in celebrating the Olympic torch coming to Cheltenham. The delegation included 20 officials from across our 5 twin towns and 13 members of the Lubo dance ensemble from Sochi, Russia. Other visitors here for the torch relay on 23 May included 32 guestsContinue reading “Twinners flocked to see Olympic Torch celebrations”

Successful Weihai trip

Fourteen local residents and business leaders had a very successful trip to Weihai, Cheltenham’s Chinese twin town at the beginning of April.   Their aim was to promote Cheltenham from a business and educational point of view. It is hoped the self funded trip will have created excellent business, educational and tourism relationships. The trip included visitsContinue reading “Successful Weihai trip”

Göttingen apprentices say farewell

Laura and Martina from Göttingen said farewell to the Mayor of Cheltenham at the end of April after a successful 6 week work placement at the Borough Council.   The two girls are undertaking a 3 year apprenticeship with Göttingen City Council and were able to spend time with the urban design and integrated transport teamsContinue reading “Göttingen apprentices say farewell”