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Outdoor Activity As Important As Formal Education

We understand how important it is for children to return to their formal education, however, their physical health and wellbeing is of equal importance especially during these unprecedented times. It is important that we offset the negativity of recent events surrounding Covid-19. Children have been restricted from their normal social movements and displaced from their […]

Posted on 21st April 2020

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GMS Services Ltd recently visited the Anderton Centre to celebrate turning 25

GMS Services Ltd recently visited the Anderton Centre to celebrate turning 25. GMS Services Ltd provides a range of plumbing, heating, gas and general water hygiene including legionella control services throughout the UK. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day, taking part in Archery competing for points, being pushed outside their comfort zone, working as a team […]

Posted on 13th May 2022

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Comedian Peter Kay launches ‘Wheelyboat’ at the Anderton Centre

Comedian Peter Kay launched Lancashire’s first wheelchair accessible wheelyboat at outdoor activity charity the Anderton Centre, which is part of the University of Bolton Group. The 48-year-old comic writer and actor was guest of honour to cut the ribbon on the state of the art craft which allows disabled adults and children to enjoy sailing […]

Posted on 25th April 2022

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Situation Vacant – Part Time Night Caretaker

We are looking to recruit a part-time Night Caretaker to join the team at the Anderton Centre. We are busier than ever in delivering High-Quality Outdoor Education Experiences. The Anderton Centre is Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative’s (LOAI) residential outdoor activity and conferencing facility. The Centre is situated on the shores of the beautiful Rivington Reservoir […]

Posted on 9th April 2022

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Why Choose Anderton? – Awards & Accreditations

The Anderton Centre is licensed with the Adventurous Activities Licensing Service (AALS) to provide adventurous activities to under 18’s all year round. Our ideal location means that there is no need to spend any time travelling in minibuses to get to the activities. Our activity programmes are developed with your group in mind, so please approach […]

Posted on 22nd March 2022

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HAF is Back – Easter Holidays at High Rid Reservoir

“These sessions are for young people eligible for Free School Meals. (Eligibility check will be required) All equipment is provided, although a change of clothes and a spare pair of old trainers are recommended. Our fantastic programme will return to our site at High Rid and activities may include, Sailing, Raft building, Giants Stand Up […]

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Outdoor activity provision for people with a disability

The Anderton Centre wants to become a Centre of excellence regarding how outdoor activities and related learning experiences can be provided to people with a disability. This quick and simple survey has been designed to help us understand the opinions of both current visitors and those yet to visit who have an existing disability or […]

Posted on 17th March 2022

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2022 Developments New Low Ropes Course

New Year, and exciting new development at the Anderton Centre. Our popular low ropes course was in need of an upgrade. Check out our staff “learning the ropes” on our New Low Ropes Course! The new course offers a variety of challenges and can be easily adapted to meet the required outcomes of both education, […]

Posted on 10th February 2022

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Outstanding Feedback From the Royal Yachting Association

Thank You to Jamie and the RYA Coaching Team, who recently used our facilities, here’s what they had to say.. “We had a great weekend with you, please can you pass on our thanks to the whole team on behalf of the RYA and the British Youth Sailing coaches who attended over the weekend. We […]

Posted on 7th February 2022

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**ANDERTON CENTRE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES INTERNSHIP 2022** OBJECTIVE: At The Anderton Centre, we have decided to run a 12-week Internship, beginning on the 24th January and finishing on the 14th April 2022. During the internship, the candidates will be trained on the relevant skills to deliver high quality outdoor educational activities to a range of clientele. […]

Posted on 13th December 2021

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