Statement from the Cheltenham Twinning Association on the situation in Ukraine

Councillor Diggory Seacome, chair of Cheltenham Twinning Association has issued a statement on Cheltenham’s link with Sochi in relation to the situation in Ukraine. “Fostering links through Twinning was borne out of a desire after the Second World War to encourage greater co-operation and understanding between towns and cities. Cheltenham’s Twinning Association has a proudContinue reading “Statement from the Cheltenham Twinning Association on the situation in Ukraine”

70 Years of Cheltenham and Göttingen

To mark the 70th anniversary of the twinning link between Cheltenham and Göttingen, a joint project between the Local History Societies of both towns has been undertaken and a presentation of photos has been put together that clearly shows the changes that have happened in the townscape of Cheltenham and Göttingen during the past 70Continue reading “70 Years of Cheltenham and Göttingen”

Forging new links and friendships with Weihai

Twenty three residents from Cheltenham celebrated over 30 years of friendship with its Chinese twin town of Weihai and 20 years since the two towns were officially ‘twinned’ during a recent 3 -day stay in the beautiful coastal city of Weihai.  Weihai, formerly called Weihaiwei, is a prefecture-level city in eastern Shandong province, China, andContinue reading “Forging new links and friendships with Weihai”

Cheltenham Festival in Göttingen 2015

The Cheltenham Festival in Göttingen, often referred to as the Big Party Visit, will take place from 25 to 31 July 2015.  This visit to our German twin town is open to everyone, young and young at heart, who wish to spend 6 days in Göttingen experiencing German culture and life.  Accommodation can be with a familyContinue reading “Cheltenham Festival in Göttingen 2015”