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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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Staff wellbeing

Anderton Centre Develop Wellbeing Programme For Visitors And Staff

A fundamental role of our centre is to support the emotional and physical wellbeing of all those who attend. This can take many forms such as encouraging children to become team players, to lead activities and in many cases step out of their comfort zone through a range of indoor and outdoor activities. It can […]

Posted on 6th April 2020

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University of Bolton

LOAI Becomes Part Of The Bolton University Group

Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative (LOAI) and the Anderton Centre has always had strong links to Bolton through its relationship with the Bolton Sports Alliance (BSA). The BSA consists of Bolton Wanderers Community Trust, Bolton Lads and Girls Club, Bolton School and LOAI and aims to provide high quality sport and physical education opportunities for the […]

Posted on 10th March 2020

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corporate activities

Win A Corporate Team Building Day At The Lancashire Business Expo

You could win a corporate team building day when you visit us at at the largest business exhibition in Lancashire, The Lancashire Business Expo at the Guild Hall in Preston on Friday 3rdApril 2020! A key focus of the Anderton Centre is to provide conferencing facilities to organisations combined with a range of team development […]

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Residential holiday activities

Our Residential Holiday Club, Camp Anderton Starts This Easter

The Anderton Centre is proud to announce it is starting a brand new residential holiday club aimed at children aged 10- 14 years old called Camp Anderton. This is a residential programme of 4 days and 3 nights or 5 days and 4 nights. The dates for the Easter period are as follows: 7th – 10th April […]

Posted on 9th March 2020

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Ex Anderton Centre employee builds kitchen for Kenyan school

Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative, the charity which runs the Anderton Centre has a longstanding relationship with the Army Cadet Force (ACF) and contributes towards their provision for young people to increase opportunities available to them. Former Anderton Centre employee Georgina Martin recently returned from a trip to Kenya where she and her fellow Cadet Force Adult […]

Posted on 16th December 2019

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RYA level 2 sailing

Mark undertakes his RYA level 2 sailing course

Mark Skuce was looking for a RYA level 2 sailing course to enable him to have the necessary skills to sail dinghy’s on inland waters and following some research found a site local to him that delivered exactly what he needed. The Anderton Centre, based on Rivington reservoir offers a range of specialist water and […]

Posted on 15th November 2019

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Learning outside the classroom accreditation

Anderton Centre is reaccredited for Learning Outside The Classroom Quality Badge

Book the Anderton Centre with confidence – we’ve been reaccredited for the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge We’re thrilled to have been accredited yet again with the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Badge. It’s the only accreditation from the Department of Education that covers all types of out of classroom learning providers and ensures […]

Posted on 16th October 2019

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Health and wellbeing coaching

Anderton Centre offer health and wellbeing coaching to staff

We were so impressed by what PT Health Coaching were offering for health and wellbeing in the workplace that we decided to run it for our own staff. Paul from PT Health Coaching started off with a workplace health questionnaire to identify any specific stress points in the business which we could improve, as well […]

Posted on 15th October 2019

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Institute for Outdoor Learning Adventure Activities Licensing Authority RYA Sailability RYA Training British Canoeing Mountain Training Council for Learning Outside The Classroom