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Children outdoor activity

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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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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Meadow View Learning Centre

Anderton Centre Works With Meadow View Learning Centre

Meadow View Learning Centre provides ‘Integrated Therapeutic Provision’ to 8-18 year olds, helping young people feel safe and happy within their learning environment. The residential centre, with an onsite school strives to create a timetable and curriculum which meets the individual needs of each pupil and breaks down barriers to learning. The team at Meadow […]

Posted on 8th December 2020

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Mobile climbing wall

Mobile Climbing Wall For The North West Of England

Our new mobile climbing wall is now available throughout the north west of England Climbing utilises the mind and the body to achieve success and provides a full body workout helping achieve fitness goals, helping strengthen core muscles, test stamina as well as balance and endurance.  Also, climbing as a team promotes communication, focus, determination […]

Posted on 27th November 2020

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The National Deaf Children’s Society and the Walthew House Youth Club Visit The Anderton Centre

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) and the Walthew House Youth Club (WHYC) Stockport have had a close association with LOAI over the past ten years. Coordinator of WHYC, June Battye, knew the Anderton Centre was the ideal place to bring a group of 6-14 year old deaf children for an activity day. The group […]

Posted on 20th November 2020

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Anderton Centre wins Top Regional Enterprise Award

We are delighted to announce that the Anderton Centre – Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative has been awarded ‘Best Outdoor Learning & Activities Facility – North West’ at the SME News 2020 Northern Enterprise Awards. SME News is a quarterly digital publication aimed at those who run or help to run small and medium-sized businesses in […]

Posted on 9th November 2020

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Updated Pay and Play Sessions from November

As winter starts to draw in bringing an inevitable change of weather, we are adjusting our Pay & Play sessions from 7th November to land based activities only which will be held on Saturdays. Each two-hour session will include one hour of Archery followed by one hour of Bush Craft Skills, ideal for individuals or […]

Posted on 29th October 2020

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Outdoor birthday parties

Bushcraft Outdoor Birthday Parties At The Anderton Centre

Why not book an outdoor birthday party and learn some bushcraft at The Anderton Centre? Celebrate in style with this exciting activity during the Autumn and Winter seasons. The Anderton Centre provides a safe setting for budding survivalists and bushcraft enthusiasts, retaining a remote outdoor setting, whilst only a few feet away from the centre. Our […]

Posted on 15th October 2020

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Anderton Centre sponsorship

Lift Us Up, Sponsor a Crate!

Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative has been drastically affected by the COVID 19 pandemic losing its main source of charitable income. We are therefore offering businesses, schools, supporters and members of the public the opportunity to become part of the Anderton Centre by sponsoring a crate in our very popular Crate Stack Activity. The aim of […]

Posted on 14th October 2020

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Wellbeing Day

NHS Trust Come To The Anderton Centre For Wellbeing Day

The NHS Trust in East Cheshire recently invested in a wellbeing day for their team, hosted by the Anderton Centre. The NHS staff attending are part of the Critical Care team who have been dealing with COVID over the past six months, and the team comprised of ten people; one Consultant Intensivist, seven Critical Care […]

Posted on 4th October 2020

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