Hebden Bridge Twinning Society

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Twinning & Friendship visits

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Reaffirmation by Hebden Royd of their charters of twinning with St Pol and Warstein August 2015.

Initial friendship visit from  Paratico (Brescia, Italy).

Deputy Mayor Mariella Smiroldo & Councillor Leda Liborio from Paratico visited Hebden Bridge on the 11th to the 12th October to discuss frienship links such as youth exchanges. Click on the yellow button for a report.

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Return friendship visit from  Hebden Bridge to Paratico

David Parry, Jane Jackson, June Cammack & Eleanor Parry were in Paratico from the 23rd to the 25th April 2016 to continue our discussions  on friendship links and as youth exchanges. Click on the yellow button for a report.

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Jubilee weekend in Warstein to celebrate 20 years twinning with Hebden Bridge

A wonderful weekend in Warstein to ceebrate 20 years of twinning was complemented by a very special event. Birgit Wullner had arranged for the the band of the Royal Logistics Corps to give a benefit concert to raise money for flood releif in Hebden Royd. They were amazingly versatile and thrilled our German, French and Italian friends while raising €2562 to add to previous donations from our twin towns.

The HBTS New Year Meal 2017

The HBTS 2017 New Year Meal took place on the 29th January at the Rim Nam Restaurant in Hebden Bridge. The Thai food was delicious and we had a lovely time.

HBTS gig from 20:30 at the Trades Club on the 2nd March 2018

Zefr headed the bill supported by Terry Logan with Chris Manley plus The Creedy and the Colour. Click here for the flyer.   Because of the snow not everyone made it to the event, but we certainly appreciated those who did!

Twinning visit to St Pol May 25th to May 28th

We set off for St Pol by coach from Hebden Bridge on a beautiful day in May and the sunshine seemed to continue all the way! New and old members alike made new friends and enjoyed their time with French hosts. Click here for more information on the trip!

Calder High students teach English at a summer camp in Paratico

Our first cultural exchange with Paratico took place from the 28th August to the 8th September 2017. HBTS President David Parry with Chloe Rowntree and Erin Yates from Calder High assisted at the summer camp. The girls stayed with local families and played a key role in the teaching. Click here for more information.

We had a wonderful time with our friends from Warstein and St Pol when they visited us from the 19th/22nd October for the 2017 informal Warstein visit. Click here for the Press Release for the visit.

We had a splendid  time with our visitors from St Pol  on the 3rd to 6th May. Click for the Press Release on the St Pol visit.

We had a wonderful time with our friends from Warstein and St Pol when they visited us from the 19th/22nd October for the 2017 informal Warstein visit. Click here for the Press Release for the visit.