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Over 200 Santa’s run for fun!

Over 200 Santa’s run for fun!

Over 200 Santa’s jingled all the way around Romsey town centre this Sunday as part of the Romsey Santa Fun Run. The town was filled with Christmas cheer as children, adults and even pets donned the big man’s red robes. Mayor of Romsey, Cllr John Parker opened the...

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Santa’s paint the town red!

Santa’s paint the town red!

A record number of Santa’s came to town last Sunday to take part in the annual Andover Santa Fun Run. Around 400 Santa’s covered the mile long course to raise both festive spirits and money Enham Trust. Mayor of Test Valley, Cllr Karen Hamilton, opened the festivities...

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It’s a Merry win for Autumn Golf Cup

It’s a Merry win for Autumn Golf Cup

Golfer, Peter Merry, was awarded the P E Bradbury Autumn Cup recently after a tense match-up at Charlton Lakes Golf Community’s annual autumn competition. Merry won the cup with a total of 7 under par. His opponent, Andy Ward, finished with a total of 4 under par. The...

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Valley Leisure to open a new bowling facility in Andover

People going out and having fun in Andover will have more choices for entertainment in 2017 when a 10-pin bowling alley opens in February. Riverside Bowl will be a new venture for Valley Leisure and will feature eight bowling lanes, interactive 3D glow-in-the-dark...

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Hundreds of running Santa due for Romsey return

Hundreds of running Santa due for Romsey return

Hundreds of Santas are set to sweep through Romsey streets once again this December when the Santa Fun Run returns for a second year. The festive fitness event is scheduled for Sunday 11 December and features a mile-long fun run – or walk – through Romsey town centre,...

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Hundreds of running Santas to paint Andover town red

Hundreds of running Santas to paint Andover town red

Andover is set to be flooded with Santas when the annual Santa Fun Run returns this December. The fun fitness event - scheduled for Sunday 11 December - is a mile-long fancy dress run, or walk, through Andover town centre, starting at Andover Leisure Centre. It’s...

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Andover swimmers find fun when finding Dory

Andover swimmers find fun when finding Dory

More than 200 Andover children swam like little fishes in a special purple pool as they took part in a Disney inspired swimming programme at Andover Leisure Centre. The Finding Dory family swim sessions helped children, as young as two become better swimmers over a...

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Andover staff wear pink for charity

Andover staff wear pink for charity

Pink was the colour that packed a fundraising punch at Andover Leisure Centre recently. By dressing up in everything from pink wigs to flashing pink sunglasses, the Valley Leisure team raised just over £100 for Breast Cancer Care. “We had a great day for a great...

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Romsey Rapids tickled pink with fundraising

Romsey Rapids tickled pink with fundraising

Pink was the colour that packed a fundraising punch at Romsey Sports Complex recently. By dressing up in everything from striped pink onsies to florescent fuchsia tutus, the Romsey team raised just over £370 for Breast Cancer Now. “It was great seeing everyone at...

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Free fitness advice for Andover’s older people

Free fitness advice for Andover’s older people

Older people in Andover were given free health checks recently as part of a new local initiative to raise awareness of the importance of staying active later in life. The Active Community Coffee Morning at Andover Leisure Centre explored ways of staying active later...

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Free fitness advice for Romsey’s older people

Free fitness advice for Romsey’s older people

Coffee, cake and companionship is helping older people get back into fitness in Romsey. Monthly open days at the Toning Centre in the Romsey Rapids Sport Complex and a recent coffee morning are showing older people the importance of staying active later in life. The...

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Staff get into bake off spirit for Macmillan

Staff get into bake off spirit for Macmillan

Andover Leisure Centre’s staff got into the Bake Off spirit recently as part of a Macmillan coffee morning and to celebrate the life of a colleague and friend who died of cancer last year. All of the cakes on sale at the coffee morning were made by the leisure centre...

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