Swimathon raises money for Katie Piper Foundation and other charities
26 August 2014
Hundreds of pound have been raised for local charities thanks to a Swimathon organised by Anton Rotary Club in partnership with Andover Leisure Centre. The swimmers’ efforts brought in just under £900, which was shared between eight different charities with a local connection.
NCS students walk into the dragon’s den
21 August 2014
Young people taking part in a national course to help them learn new skills felt the heat when they had to pitch their fundraising ideas in Andover’s very own version of The Dragon’s Den.
The 16 and 17-year-olds on the National Citizen Service (NCS) had to face a daunting panel, which included North West Hampshire MP and former cabinet minister, Sir George Young and Valley Leisure chief executive, Kevin Paterson.