The practice of Town Twinning developed mainly to promote mutual
understanding and friendship.
Amber Valley entered into an official twinning agreement with
the Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island, USA on the 11 June, 1994 and
the town of Belper is twinned with Pawtucket in the same
There is also a Twinning link between the residents of the town
of Ripley and Chateau Renault in France.
Amber Valley Borough Council has Partnership agreements with
Laholm, Sweden and Glogow, Poland.