70th anniversary photo competition ‘Celebrating My Town’

WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON To celebrate 70 years of twinning between Cheltenham, UK and Göttingen in Germany, Cheltenham Borough Council and Cheltenham Twinning Association, in conjunction with Cheltenham Camera Club and Stadt Göttingen (Göttingen Town Council) are organising an amateur photo competition. Competition details The competition will run from Sunday 14 November to SundayContinue reading “70th anniversary photo competition ‘Celebrating My Town’”

Twinning’s Own Climate Summit – Cheltenham Young Ambassadors invited to join discussion for a common peaceful, sustainable world

Has COP26 got you interested? Are you 16-18 years old and want to engage with other young people from across the world in discussion on sustainability and climate protection? By taking part in Göttingen’s online student discussion on a more peaceful sustainable world you could be an Ambassador for Cheltenham. The event takes place overContinue reading “Twinning’s Own Climate Summit – Cheltenham Young Ambassadors invited to join discussion for a common peaceful, sustainable world”

Cheltenham for Europe Online Talk – 22 September – Friedland Welcomes Refugees

Following on from the joint Europe Day Celebrations with our twin towns of Annecy and Gottingen, C4E is delighted to present a talk about the Refugee Transit Camp in Friedland, 12 miles from Gottingen. The talk will be given by Klaus Magnus of the Museum of Friedland who will provide an overview of the creation ofContinue reading “Cheltenham for Europe Online Talk – 22 September – Friedland Welcomes Refugees”

Sochi Film Festival UK

On Friday 10 September at Chapel Arts Gallery in Cheltenham, the Sochi International Film Festival and Cheltenham Twinning Association launched their season of Russian film, art and culture which will culminate in the Sochi Film Festival UK awards being held in Cheltenham in February 2022. The event was very successful with a good audience includingContinue reading “Sochi Film Festival UK”

Göttingen has best air quality in Germany

It’s worth taking a deep breath in Göttingen. According to the European Environment Agency (EEA), Göttingen has the cleanest air quality of any large city in Germany, and is ranked 29 out of 323 European towns based on recent research into air particulates in European urban areas. Göttingen’s Mayor, Rolf Georg Koehler (SPD) stated: ‘GöttingenContinue reading “Göttingen has best air quality in Germany”