Cheltenham Twinning Association has a pot of funding worth £9,000 to support young people taking part in twinning activities with our twin and friendship towns and we are now inviting applications to this fund. We would like to inspire groups of young people from school year 6, up to 25 years of age, to takeContinue reading “Funds for twinning!”
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”
A group of 12 senior students from Balcarras School spent their October half term experiencing life at their Kenyan partner school in Kisumu. This was the first pupil visit to the St Aloy Gem Secondary school where the students spent 5 days getting to know the pupils and staff in a truly life changing experience.Continue reading “Kisumu school 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.
If you are reading this, then the new Twinning Association website was successfully launched on 19 October! We hope you enjoy looking at these posts, where we will endeavour to keep you up-to-date with the latest twinning news and forthcoming events. We also look forward to receiving your comments and input. Contact : email@example.com
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.
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”
On Saturday 9 July 4 young people and their leader set off for Torun in Poland, which is one of Göttingen’s twin towns, to participate in the annual international youth for peace camp. They will be there for a week and will participate in a programme entitled ‘Future of Volunteering – Think Globally, Act Locally’, Continue reading “International Youth for Peace Camp”
The picture below shows the 28 children from the Cheltenham College Junior chapel choir, together with parents and leaders, under the direction of the Head of Music at the College, Peter Mills, at their reception at the Hotel de Ville on Tuesday 5 July. They were in Annecy from 4-8 July and performed a concertContinue reading “Cheltenham College Junior Choir Visit to Annecy”
The association’s 2011 Annual General Meeting took place at 6pm on Tuesday 24 May at the Municipal Offices. For more details please contact the Cheltenham Twinning Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org .