The relationship between Carlisle and the town of Flensburg in Schleswig-Holstein dates back to 1960. The first formal exchange visits took place a year later.
Twenty eight Students from Flensburg have begun placements in local businesses and organisations this week to continue promoting friendship between people from both areas.
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