THE annual Festival of Sport between Basingstoke and one of its twin towns, Euskirchen, takes place from June 25-29.

More than 200 sportsmen and women from 10 to 75 years of age are taking part. They will travel to Germany with the borough mayor and a council delegation.

The team includes members of the Summit and AWE Judo Clubs, North Hampshire Road Club, Basingstoke Academy of Dance, Totally Tennis, Basing-stoke and Mid Hants Athletic Club, Basingstoke Volleyball Club and Basingstoke Teamgym.

There are three football teams – Sherborne St John under-12s and under-14s as well as Calleva under-12 boys – making the trip, while also going to Germany as part of the party are pupils of Queen Mary’s College, Bishop Challoner Secondary School and St Mary’s Junior School.

Further details about the event can be found at