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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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The Death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

The Death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh It was with great sadness that The Anderton Centre learnt of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness’ funeral service will take place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle (with a small congregation, normally within the next […]

Posted on 13th April 2021

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The Prince’s Trust Preston Group

To: the team at the Anderton Centre, We just wanted to take the opportunity to say a big thank you to all your staff (James, Tony, Savannah, Mark, Jonnie and Mike the chef especially) for a fantastic week residential. The staff mentioned were outstanding to our group and extremely patient/accommodating to their requests. For instance, […]

Posted on 12th April 2021

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Anderton Centre Virtual Open Day

Anderton Centre takes things online for their first Virtual Open Day   The Anderton Centre has been waiting patiently since the Government announced the closure of all sports and activities facilities twelve months ago. As restrictions start to lift, CEO David Germain and his team have been planning an exciting virtual reopening to showcase all […]

Posted on 29th March 2021

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Government in England updates the School Visit Guidance – 26th March 2021

Government in England updates the School Visit Guidance – 26th March 2021 Educational visits The Educational Visits guidance in England has been updated. In line with current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, we continue to advise against undertaking all educational visits. DfE recognises the significant benefits of educational visits for children’s educational development as well as their […]

Posted on 27th March 2021

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2021 the year to Restart – Rediscover – Reconnect

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Posted on 4th March 2021

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What does the road map mean for Anderton ??

Following the prime ministers announcement on Monday the 22nd of February we are pleased that we can finally begin plans for a full re-opening.   We shall obviously follow any updated national guidance but from the 8th March we will be offering our Outreach Service into schools including our mobile climbing wall. We shall continue to offer activities for Special Education Needs, Venerable […]

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We are recruiting a Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprentice

Situation Vacant: Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship   We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and professional dynamic individual to join the team here at the Anderton Centre. An outdoor apprentices at the Anderton Centre will give you experience in a variety of activities and technical skills. You can choose which route you […]

Posted on 18th February 2021

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We Need Your Help

The Wheelyboat Trust and Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative have joined forces to raise funds and help the Anderton Centre acquire a fully accessible Coulam Wheelyboat V17 powerboat. The V17 will make a significant difference to our ability to facilitate fully inclusive activities at the Anderton Centre. The Wheelyboat Trust ( A registered charity (No. 292216) […]

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Anderton Centre Provide Respite for Park Road Junior School

The Anderton Centre provided respite for Park Road Junior School who had been struggling to find any extra-curricular activity for their students. The independent junior school in Bolton for boys aged 7-11 years hadn’t been able to find anywhere providing safe outdoor provision due to Covid restrictions until the Karen Winstanley, the Headteacher  spotted an […]

Posted on 16th December 2020

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