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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…

Adventure golf given thumbs up to tee off

Adventure golf given thumbs up to tee off

ByBen Tuffin23rd July 20202 min read

Players will be able to take a swing back in time at a brand new Iron Age-themed adventure golf course, after Test Valley Borough Council (TVBC) recently granted planning permission for the facility at Charlton Lakeside. The old course was well-used but long past its best. Thanks to Places Leisure, which runs the site, it will be totally transformed into an…

Councillor Community Grant helps pupils exhibit their artistic talents

Councillor Community Grant helps pupils exhibit their artistic talents

ByBen Tuffin23rd July 20202 min read

Test Valley Borough Council has awarded a £200 councillor community grant to Hurstbourne Tarrant Primary School. The grant will help towards the cost of art materials for an impressive whole school community art exhibition. Every pupil will now be able to join in and create artwork for the project. Years R, 1, 5 & 6 are currently in school along with…

The Big Butterfly Count

The Big Butterfly Count

BySarah Gisbourne17th July 20203 min read

The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide citizen science survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world’s biggest survey of butterflies. Over 113,500 citizen scientists took part in 2019, submitting 116,009 counts of butterflies and day-flying moths from across the UK. The Big Butterfly Count 2020 will run from Friday…

Reading Together Day – 16 July 2020

Reading Together Day – 16 July 2020

BySarah Gisbourne10th July 20205 min read

Andover library in the Chantry centre is now open, and is part of the Reading together day, which takes place on Thursday 16th June 2020. Publisher HarperCollins and national charity The Reading Agency have teamed up to provide free e-books to libraries, books and activity packs to families who need them most, in support of the Summer Reading Challenge 260,000 books…

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