August 21, 2011
group visits twinned German town of Fritzlar
group of residents from Burnham-On-Sea's twinning group have just
returned from a visit to Burnham's German twinned town.
The delegation of 11 residents from Burnham and Highbridge travelled
to Fritzlar on an official visit, led by Chairman Chris Metcalfe.
Gabriele Ulrich, the Lady in charge of the Fritzlar Partnership,
and other hosts gave an official welcome to the guests during
a reception held at the town's museum.
schedule included sightseeing tours to places in Northern Hesse
and Thüringen and especially to the Grenzlandmuseum at the
former German border. Friends from Fritzlar, Borken, Gudensberg
also came to the farewell party," the group's Jenny Golding
Fritzlar is a small German town with a population of 15,000 in
the Schwalm-Eder district in northern Hesse, about 100 miles north
Pictured: Members of Burnham-On-Sea's twinning group meeting
residents of our twinned German town