MEMBERS of the Hereford Twinning Association recently returned from a visit to Hereford's Twin Town of Dillenburg in Germany, where they were hosted by members of the German English Society.

The visit coincided with Dillenburg's celebration of receipt its Charter, 675 years ago and the Mayor Herr Michael Lotz hosted an evening of celebration and speeches and entertainment with representatives from Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, France and Hereford's Mayor Councillor Kath Hay.

The chairman of the Hereford Twinning Association, Geoff Rawcliffe, spoke about the 30 years that Hereford has been twinned with Dillenburg and said that in spite of the chaos with Brexit the friendships formed over this time would not be affected by the outcome of the present negotiations. He then presented the Mayor of Dillenburg with a framed print in celebration of the 30 years of partnership.

Members of the German-English Society will be visiting Hereford next year, and anyone interested in joining the Twinning Association should contact the association secretary Christine Cook at