Trip for twin town visitors

VISITORs from Ilkeston’s twin town, Châlons-en-Champagne, will be officially welcomed by the Mayor of Erewash on Saturday morning.

The French visitors will be here for the 54th anniversary of the link.

The Ilkeston Twin Town Association members work with their colleagues in Châlons-en-Champagne to promote cultural links, with particular emphasis on sporting activities.

This year, Ilkeston will welcome representatives from gymnastics, athletics and basketball groups in Châlons-en-Champagne.