Quiz Evening

The quiz evening held  at the Little Owl on 30 September raised a fantastic £201 for the Twinning Association to help young people participate in international events.  Thanks to our challenging quiz master and everyone who came along and supported the event.

Summer Work Placements Annecy / Cheltenham

On Monday 4 July, three students from Cheltenham started work in Annecy for four weeks on the summer work placement scheme organised between the two councils.  Two girls worked with the parks and gardens team and one girl worked in the youth information office.  The students stayed in a hostel along with other young peopleContinue reading “Summer Work Placements Annecy / Cheltenham”

Rencontres Europeennes

Two girls from Gloucestershire participated in the Rencontres Europennees – a get together with language learning and sport and creative skills for youngsters aged 14-17 from all ofAnnecy’s twin towns.  It took place in Annecy from 1-16 August.

60th Anniversary visit to Göttingen

The 60th anniversary visit to Göttingen from 29 July to 5 August was a great success and enjoyed by over 110 people.  The programme, organisation and hospitality received in Göttingen was all of its usual high standard, host families were very generous and welcoming and many new friends were made. Officers of the council workedContinue reading “60th Anniversary visit to Göttingen”

Weihai students

On 17 July 38 students and 2 leaders from Weihai arrived in Cheltenham for 2 weeks, to attend Gloucestershire college’s international summer school.  They took part in English lessons, sporting and sightseeing activities and stayed with local families.  A Mayor’s reception was held for them on Wednesday 20 July at 3.30 pm in the Council Chamber.