Twinning activities in 2021 were still very much curtailed by the corona virus pandemic, this however meant more online talks and virtual links being made. Many activities with Göttingen to celebrate 70 years of twinning had to be cancelled, but the online Cheltenham – Göttingen Photography competition to celebrate ‘My Town’ was very successful. TwinningContinue reading “2022 / 2021 Twinning Activities”
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2020 Presentation on Twinning
See our presentation on the current and future proposals for twinning activities with our twin towns. Presented to Twinning Association Friends in February 2020.
Twinning Chairmanship Relinquished after 15 years
At the Annual German Meeting of the Cheltenham Twinning Association on 23 November 2017, Cllr Garth Barnes stepped down as Chairman of Twinning after 15 years. He was presented with a picture as a token of appreciation for his devoted hard work and support over so many years. Garth has been involved with twinning for over 40 yearsContinue reading “Twinning Chairmanship Relinquished after 15 years”
Over 420 Cheltenham people have taken part in visits and exchanges during 2017 and this figure doesn’t include all the host families, members of local clubs and societies, Twinning Association members, local companies, volunteers and helpers who are all involved in some way or other to make it so successful. Please see the summary ofContinue reading “Top Twinning”
Visitor from Cheltenham USA
On Tuesday 4 June, the Mayor and Deputy Mayor received a visitor from CheltenhamPennsylvania in the Parlour. David West was on a 4 day visit to Cheltenham, having spent some weeks on secondment at Kraft Foods many years ago. David was very interested in the history of the town and our links with the USA. Continue reading “Visitor from Cheltenham USA”
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”
Twins invited to Olympic Torch Stopover
An invitation has been sent to our 5 twin and 2 friendship towns inviting them to come to Cheltenham to take part in the celebrations on Wednesday 23 May when the Olympic torch will come to town. Visitors will be taken to the racecourse to see the staged show and arrival of the Olympic flame.Continue reading “Twins invited to Olympic Torch Stopover”
Cheltenham Police Link
Cheltenham Pennsylvania have requested a link for their Auxiliary Police group with a similar group in Cheltenham UK. The Auxiliary police are specially trained volunteers who assist regular police with crowd control at special events or traffic control at accident scenes. They have been put into contact with our Police Special Constabulary.