The Highworth Twinning Association (HTA) was formed in 1990 when the town twinned with Pontorson in Normandy. In June 2010 HTA celebrated 20 years of twinning with Pontorson and also signed a charter formalising its twinning arrangement with Wassenberg, Pontorson's twin town in Germany.
To promote and foster friendship and understanding between the people of Highworth, Pontorson and Wassenberg
Encourage and organise visits by groups and individuals - especially young people - between the three towns
Encourage the development of sporting activities between the three communities
Encourage and help members to learn French and German, or improve their command of the languages
Encourage the development of personal contacts at all levels, and so broaden the mutual understanding of the cultural, recreational, sporting and commercial activities of the three towns.
Richard Pearce Chair
Anne Worsnip Vice Chair
Dave Richardson Treasurer
Gerry Edwards Council Representative