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Will our children’s indoor play areas ever re-open ?

Will our children’s indoor play areas ever re-open ?

BySarah Gisbourne30th July 20202 min read

Love then or loathe them, children’s indoor play areas are well used by parents when their children need to let off steam and adults meet to share coffee and attempt to have a conversation with another adult. But soft play centres face being wiped out amid the coronavirus pandemic as one of the last industries to have a proposed opening date.…

Clarks launches Back to School Fit Guarantee

Clarks launches Back to School Fit Guarantee

BySarah Gisbourne28th July 20202 min read

Clarks guarantees shoes will be the perfect fit as kids return to school in September As kids around the country get ready to start the new school year, Clarks, the 195-year-old world renowned British shoe brand, is offering parents and carers a helping hand with its new Back to School Shoe Fit Guarantee. The guarantee applies to shoes from the Full…

237 young Hampshire musicians produce stunning isolation video

237 young Hampshire musicians produce stunning isolation video

BySarah Gisbourne27th July 20202 min read

A stunning rendition of a Hollywood showtune by 237 young musicians playing separately in their individual homes has shown that even in difficult circumstances, creativity finds a way. Members of Hampshire Music Service (HMS) ensembles, who have been practising their instruments online since March, recorded a glorious version of “This Is Me” from the movie “The Greatest Showman” and shared it on…

Community Art Club – Trees!

Community Art Club – Trees!

BySarah Gisbourne27th July 20202 min read

Get involved with Andover Trees United’s new monthly art gallery! They are encouraging everyone to get out and explore and create artwork inspired by his or her local wildlife, each month focusing on a different theme. This month – TREES! to help raise awareness for tree health and diversity, and the important role they play in reducing carbon emissions. It also…

Four Fun Fridays Chantry Centre Children’s workshops

Four Fun Fridays Chantry Centre Children’s workshops

BySarah Gisbourne27th July 20203 min read

Although Four Fun Fridays may look a little different this year due to Covid-19, relaxed restrictions mean that some events will still take place on each of the four Fridays in August. Test Valley Borough Council, in conjunction with Andover Vision and supported by the Chantry Centre, are delighted to announce that a series of free family-friendly workshops will be taking…

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