Parisian cycle rally for Falkirk area cyclists

Two cyclists from Falkirk Cycle Club have been invited to Créteil to take part in this year’s Cyclotourisme event on 25 September organised by L’Union Sportive de Créteil (USC). This year is the 50th anniversary of the annual event and as part of the celebrations, Créteil has invited cyclists from three of its twinning partnersContinue reading “Parisian cycle rally for Falkirk area cyclists”

Twinning partners meet in Créteil

A Seminar for librarians from several of Créteil’s Twinning partners was held in the Médiathèque in Créteil from 21-24 November 2018. Library Services was represented by veteran librarian Gray Allan. Gray wrote the following short report on the event and his experiences during the visit. I was delighted to have the opportunity to visit FranceContinue reading “Twinning partners meet in Créteil”

Conference for twinning groups

The Odenwald Association hosted a conference for local twinning groups in the Municipal Buildings, Falkirk on Wednesday, 22nd August, 2018. Representatives from six groups (including the OA) came together to discuss challenges and share strategies to improve recruitment, funding, and promotion.   It was interesting to find out how each group operates, and very encouragingContinue reading “Conference for twinning groups”

Gallery: Warm welcome in Falkirk

Members of Falkirk District Twinning Association (FDTA) were delighted to welcome six students and their Teacher from The English Class from our twin town of Créteil, near Paris.  They were given a warm welcome to Falkirk by Cllr Laura Murtagh at Municipal Buildings, Falkirk. In Falkirk to meet twinning members, improve their language skills andContinue reading “Gallery: Warm welcome in Falkirk”

Les Étudiants d’Anglais to visit Falkirk

A group of adult students who are learning English at the Bureau de Jumelages in Créteil will visit Falkirk District in April 2018. Accompanied by their English teacher Catherine Bettoni, they will arrive in Falkirk on Friday 20th April for their 3 day visit and will take part in a programme of visits and activities organisedContinue reading “Les Étudiants d’Anglais to visit Falkirk”

Lost and Found event

The Odenwald Association and the Falkirk District Twinning Association took part in ‘Language Lost and Found’, an educational event highlighting the benefits of learning a new language. The event took place on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The programme included a Gaelic Bookbug session for small children, entertainment from Falkirk Junior Gaelic choir and representatives fromContinue reading “Lost and Found event”