Twins’ show they are good sports

A GROUP of 48 young people from Huntingdon and Godmanchester and their twinned towns, Szentendre in Hungary, Salon de Provence in France and Wertheim am Main in Germany, have been taking part in sporting and cultural events in Huntingdonshire this week –

A GROUP of 48 young people from Huntingdon and Godmanchester and their twinned towns, Szentendre in Hungary, Salon de Provence in France and Wertheim am Main in Germany, have been taking part in sporting and cultural events in Huntingdonshire this week - including the activities at Grafham Water on Thursday, pictured.

The cultural exchange, sponsored by the European Union, began on Monday, September 24 and ran until Friday.

The teams included 12 youngsters from each of the twinned towns, and 12 from Huntingdon and Godmanchester.

The event is also sponsored by both Huntingdon and Godmanchester Town Councils and supported by St Peter's and Hinchingbrooke Schools in Huntingdon.

The programme included creating a collage on the theme of nature in and around your town, team building sessions, swimming at St Peter's School, volleyball at Hinchingbrooke School, athletics at St Ivo stadium and orienteering at Hinchingbrooke Park.

The visiting teams have been based at Grafham.

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