A popular holiday sports scheme has seen a 50 per cent boost in participation.

Park Sport, organised by Eastleigh Borough Council, attracted more than 16,000 youngsters to sign up during the summer.

The scheme included around 10,000 free swims, along with a variety of other sporting sessions of football, tennis, fishing, dance, basketball, table tennis and skateboarding.

For further information about how you can become more involved in sport in Eastleigh borough, contact Rachael Dyer on 02380 683347, or email parksport@eastleigh.gov.uk.