Sidmouth Twinning Circle get 'cream tea' cheque for Swiss visitors

PUBLISHED: 13:41 29 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:51 18 June 2010

FLYING the Swiss flag for Sidmouth, County Councillor Stuart Hughes presented Sidmouth Twinning Circle chairman Norma Pearce and fellow committee members with a cheque for £400 from his locality budget to help entertain around 20 visitors from LeLocle

FLYING the Swiss flag for Sidmouth, County Councillor Stuart Hughes presented Sidmouth Twinning Circle chairman Norma Pearce and fellow committee members with a cheque for £400 from his locality budget to help entertain around 20 visitors from LeLocle when they arrive in October to celebrate the 25th anniversary of twinning with Sidmouth.

The money is likely to be used on a trip to Exeter and Devon cream teas.

Mr Hughes said: "I am delighted to support the stirling work that is carried out by the Sidmouth Twinning Circle in putting such a wide variety of events and visits together for our visitors from our twin town in Switzerland.

"The 25th Anniversary is a notable landmark in twinning both here in Sidmouth and Le Locle and many friendships have been forged during those 25 years.

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