Chance for men to brush up cookery skills

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A COOKERY skills class aimed at men over 55 is being launched in Swanmore next month.

Winchester City Council and Hampshire County Council are working together on the six-week course which will help people gain ideas and tips on preparing simple healthy meals.

It will be held at Swanmore Village Hall, New Road, Swanmore every Monday from September 9, 11.30am to 1pm.

All places must be booked in advance. Please contact Nicola Lawrence on 01962 848083 or email

The six-week course costs £1 per session and all ingredients are provided.