twin town


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twin town

Brit a town that has civic associations, such as reciprocal visits and cultural exchanges, with a foreign town, usually of similar size and sometimes with other similarities, as in commercial activities
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Twin Town launched the careers of actors Dougray Scott, and Rhys and Llyr Ifans, the latter playing the Lewis brothers in a potty-mouthed yarn involving drug-taking, car stealing and karaoke.
And an article published by the BBC explores Leicester's relationship with Krefeld in Germany (they compete in a friendly football match annually, and have even fundraised for each other in times of grief); in addition to Nottingham's trade deals with its twin town (which resulted in additional help being given, and gratitude being expressed in the form of the Karlsruhe Friendship Bridge).
We are currently planning a visit to our other twin town of Waldsassen, Bavaria, in July 2017.
Based around the twin towns of Whitney, Oxfordshire, and Le Touquet, in Northern France, the event, which runs from May 27 to May 30, will see 99 teams take part, each driving cars bought for PS500 or less.
I'm delighted that our links with our twin town of Epinay Sur Seine mean his work will be seen by a whole new audience.
The Batken mayor promised to continue the efforts on expansion of twin town relations.
The idea came after they heard a talk given at Ty Llywelyn by Cllr Brian Bertola about Llandudno's twin town of Wormhout," Mr Brown added.
The search for a twin town was launched after officials from the Cultural Mission of Timbuktu discovered that one in three young Britons was unaware of their town's existence.
His trips highlight how more and more local authorities spend a fortune on twin town visits and other jaunts, despite voters' fury over mounting council tax bills.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-3 October 2002-Mariehamn to take up ties with old twin town partner (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Bert, who has been taking groups up the Ben for 50 years, lives in Fort William's twin town of Dudley, Worcestershire.