Hebden Bridge & District International Group and Hebden Royd Town Council played host to 50 visitors from Saint Pol sur Ternoise last weekend. The group made up of young and old were treated to visits to Salmesbury Hall, Blackpool and the Hebden Bridge Bonfire, courtesy of the Hebden Bridge Round Table.

Twinning friends

The Mayor of Hebden Royd, Christine Davenport welcomed the group officially with a reception in the Council Chamber serving Bucks Fizz. The highlight of this reception saw Annie Becker, a representative of the parishes other twin town Warstein present 1850 Euro to the Community Foundation for Calderdale to support the victims of the Upper Calder Valley flooding earlier in the year.

Christine Davenport said, 'this is what twinning is all about, supporting each other'.


Photos from Hebden Royd