From 7-28 July, a group of 48 Annecy students attended the summer language school at Gloucestershire College and a group of 20 students from Weihai were there from 15-27 July. The mayor hosted receptions for both groups. The students all stayed with host families where they gained confidence with their spoken English.
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Young twinners in town
Cheltenham has welcomed nearly 60 young people from our twin towns of Annecy and Weihai in July as they attend the international summer school at Gloucestershire College. The 44 students from France and the 15 from China all aged between 14 and 16 years, study english in the mornings and undertake a variety of sporting,Continue reading “Young twinners in town”
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”
Successful Weihai trip
Fourteen local residents and business leaders had a very successful trip to Weihai, Cheltenham’s Chinese twin town at the beginning of April. Their aim was to promote Cheltenham from a business and educational point of view. It is hoped the self funded trip will have created excellent business, educational and tourism relationships. The trip included visitsContinue reading “Successful Weihai trip”
Visit to Weihai – April 2012
A trip to Weihai, Cheltenham’s Chinese twin town, is being organised by the Weihai Link group from 2-12 April this year. The visit will include 3 full days in Weihai, where a programme will be organised by our colleagues, who will show the sights and culture of the city. The itinerary also includes time in Xian andContinue reading “Visit to Weihai – April 2012”
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”
Proposed visit to Weihai 2012
Cheltenham Borough Council together with the Weihai Link, is exploring the possibility of a visit to Weihai next April 2012 and combining it with visits to Beijing and Shanghai/Xian or Hong Kong. The visit is open to anyone who is interested in visiting our twin town and the trip would be fully self-funded. Various itinerary options andContinue reading “Proposed visit to Weihai 2012”
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.