The Yate-Genieri Link is friendship Link between the communities of Yate in South Gloucestershire and the village of Genieri in The Republic of The Gambia. Established in 1988 it is now a registered charity and is responsible for a number of self-sustaining projects.

Its chairman, Secretary and Treasurer may be contacted at:

Yate Town Council, Poole Court, Yate BS37 4PP

Alternatively, ring 01454 880541. E-mail: barbaraflannery@hotmail.com

Holidaying in the Gambia?
The best known operator of tours to The Gambia is Gambia Experience which has flights to Banjul from Birmingham, Gatwick and Manchester. www.gambia.co.uk

Tendaba Camp
This is a recognised lodge 100km East of Banjul just off the road which leads to Genieri. Its brochure mentions trips to nearby villages of historic interest including Genieri. A google search will throw up a number of reviews and agencies including Trip Advisor running tours using the camp.

See Genieri on-screen at:

www.maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=gambia&sll=53.800651,-4.064941&sspn=12.657515,28.125&ie=UTF8&ll=13.413687,-15.617838&spn=0.005082,0.006866&t=h&z=17  

Other Links

www.yatetowncouncil.gov.uk 

www.myyate.co.uk