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We are Andover and District Mencap

An independent, not for profit, community minded charity supporting and advocating for adults and children with learning disabilities, their families and carers.


A Chatter & Natter table is coming to Duke's Cafe

Published June 1st 2018

From Tuesday, June 12th Duke's Cafe at The Wellington Centre will have a Chatter Natter Table.

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Congratulations Love Andover Radio

Published April 23rd 2018

We were invited to celebrate the launch of Love Andover Radio 95.9 FM

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Brilliant Drama group is taking part in its first festival performance.

Published March 29th 2018

How a wonderful learning difficulties drama group has grown to become major performers in Andover Town.

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#What I bring to my community on World Down Syndrome Day

Published March 20th 2018

Wednesday, March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. They are asking every person with Down's syndrome to tell the world 'what you bring to your community.' One young man, Jonathon Hall, brought something very precious to his community. He brought change, but not only change but dignity, choice and independence for many learning disabled adults.

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Tasty Tea Break Treats for Purple day

Published March 16th 2018

On March 23rd, Victoria Cheshire, volunteer at Andover and District Mencap, is holding a purple tea break at The Wellington Centre to raise awareness for 'Purple day.' You can pop into Room 1 between 10 and 1 for a cup of tea, a purple cupcake and a nice break.

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