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Young carers become swimming stars

Children who spend a lot of their time looking after other people have been the sole and total centre of attention at a special course at Andover Leisure Centre.  The 15 youngsters - all of whom are Andover Young Carers - have been taking part in a scheme to help improve their swimming skills.  At the start of the free six-week course, some of the youngsters had little water confidence and didn’t swim well. But others were total non-swimmers.

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Love your heart with a new Healthy Heart class at Andover Leisure Centre

A new ‘healthy hearts’ exercise programme has been launched by Andover Leisure Centre to help people suffering from high blood pressure and diabetes.  The classes, which are part of the new Valley Leisure Every Body Active scheme - that aims to get everybody exercising, no matter what their physical challenges - are also useful for people who are overweight and obese.

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Creating the next generation of super citizens

Teenagers from Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester are taking part in a national programme aimed at making them more confident and better citizens.  Across the country, the National Citizen Service (NCS) is giving 16 and 17-year-olds the chance to grow in confidence, help charities and the wider community, and experience living away from home.

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