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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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We are recruiting a Chief Instructor & Outdoor Activity Instructors

Vacancy: Seasonal Outdoor Activity Instructors We are looking to recruit passionate and professional Outdoor Activity Instructors to join the team at the Anderton Centre. We are busier than ever delivering High Quality Outdoor Education Experiences. Salary £18,000 – £19,484 (Subject to January 2022 pay review) The Anderton Centre is Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative’s (LOAI) residential […]

Posted on 22nd October 2021

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Low angle of canoes and speedboats around the jetty with visible water ripples. This photo is used to demonstrate some of the water activities available for our half term Camp Anderton.

Camp Anderton – October Half Term 2021

Half term just leveled up with our new Camp Anderton Programme! This residential adventure offers 10-14 year olds 5 days and 4 nights jammed packed full of activities, across the entire spectrum of what we offer at Anderton. Never heard of us before? Well we’re a Chorley based charity centered around providing anyone and everyone […]

Posted on 15th October 2021

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CEO David Germain receiving a cheque from Nicholas Barker handing over a cheque for £2500 to contribute towards the pontoon jetty they are stood on.

Anderton Centre Unveils New Pontoon Thanks To Generous RYA Donation

Anderton Centre Unveils New Pontoon Thanks To Generous Royal Yachting Association Donation   At Anderton, we do our best to stay ahead of the curve, so we can stay ahead of the crowd with our outdoor adventure charity work. This has recently been aided by the RYAs’ cash donation; their contribution has helped us source […]

Posted on 7th September 2021

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Four school boys paddling rafted canoes with their volunteer instructor Martin in High Rid reservoir. Promoting the HAF programme run by Bolton Council.

Holiday Activities & Food Programme (HAF) – Bolton Council

This summer, Bolton Council have reached out to Anderton, to facilitate their new HAF Programme at our High Rid Reservoir location. HAF (Holiday Activities & Food) is an initiative run by Bolton Council to promote healthy eating and exercise through enrichment activities such as kayaking, canoeing, climbing, archery etc. The scheme prioritises places for those eligible for free school meals but those between […]

Posted on 30th August 2021

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19th July easing of restrictions – Anderton Centre Statement

Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative – Anderton Centre COVID-Secure Policy and Procedures Statement   LOAI remains fully committed to safeguarding the health, safety and welfare of our colleagues, guests, visitors and people within the communities in which we work. We are aware of, and will continue to comply with, Public Health England (PHE), the Health and […]

Posted on 14th July 2021

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2 primary school aged girls on a giant paddleboard with their teacher on the water.

Summers Holidays Will Never be the Same with Andertons Summer School Adventure Club

Make the Most of the Holidays with our Summer School Adventure Club   Schools out and children are ready to turn their attention to new and exciting things! As a parent/guardian, you want to engage them, and provide all the opportunities in the world. As a unique alternative to childcare; Anderton has ways of keeping your children entertained and active; archery, low ropes, canoeing, tree […]

Posted on 5th July 2021

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Four people talking with food at ANTZ business networking event, a white disabled man, his white colleague, a white woman and a black man.

ANTZ Business Networking Event

Face to Face Networking Returns! ANTZ Business Networking Event 20th May 2021 Anderton recently facilitated the return of face to face networking in Lancashire; providing business, charity and 3rd sector network ANTZ with a flexible space to conduct their latest event.  We were happy to provide our dining room for the open networking session, alongside […]

Posted on 24th June 2021

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Fantastic Opportunity For 16-24 Year Olds – Kickstart

We have two fantastic Kickstart opportunities available at the Anderton Centre. The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job, funded by the Government. It provides a fully funded job opportunity for young people to gain experience of working in at the Anderton Centre. Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to 16–24-year olds, who […]

Posted on 23rd June 2021

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Make the Most of Half Term with our Summer Adventure Club

Make the Most of Half Term with our Summer Adventure Club Ready to make up for lost time? The Anderton Centre is open and we’re excited to welcome your young ones back with our half term Adventure Club! Whatever the weather, we’ve got ways of keeping your kids entertained and active; archery, low ropes, canoeing, […]

Posted on 21st May 2021

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