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  We need more kit to keep fit
Updated 07 November 2004, 13.04
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Leanne is fed up of being told to exercise when there are no affordable facilities in her area.

"Adults and the government are always complaining that children aren't getting enough exercise or are lingering on streets causing trouble.

This is partly because there aren't many places for us to go that are free or reasonably priced.

Exercise is expensive

If I wanted to do half an hour choreographed dancing in my local area, I would have to pay 2 whether I turned up or not for every lesson.

If I wanted to join a football team I would have to pay for all of the equipment and uniform every time the strip changed.

There isn't even a place where we can go just to hang out and meet new people.

Nobody cares

All of the parks in my area are falling to pieces so there is nowhere to go to have a good time and nobody seems to care.

During the school holidays I sit in the house all day because there are no clubs or activities to do that don't cost the earth.

I think that the government should set up more places to go even a small youth club would do - so we could get fit!"

Leanne, 12, Gloucester


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