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Posted on 3rd May 2023
The Anderton Centre’s Pay & Play sessions are back for 2023 – Launching Easter Weekend
Every fancied hiring a Kayak or Stand Up Paddle-Board for a paddle on our beautiful reservoir? You may also be looking for somewhere to use your own SUP or Sit-On Kayak. (We don’t allow inflatables excluding SUP’s or Closed Cockpit Kayaks or Open Canoes). Our Pay and Play sessions are a fantastic way to improve your health and well-being. Activities...
Posted on 25th April 2022
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 and water sports. Peter said...
Posted on 30th August 2021
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 the ages of 4-12 are...
Posted on 19th April 2021
General Assistants – 2021 Positions Filled
We are on the look out for some hard working general assistants, to work in our busy Activity Centre. Primarily for education groups, corporate events and parties. We require someone who can comfortably work independently or within a small team. Role and Responsibilities ·        cleaning and resetting bedrooms ·        vacuuming all rooms and corridors including conference rooms ·        ensure all...
Posted on 19th April 2021
Anderton Centre offers exciting world of outdoor fun to help escape pandemic
The boss of an outdoor activity centre says it is firmly back in business with the latest easing of Government lockdown restrictions. David Germain, CEO of The Anderton Centre, says he is excited for the future following the news that people are now allowed to exercise outdoors. The outdoor education residential and day visit centre, located between Bolton and Chorley...
Posted on 13th April 2021
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 8 days). As a mark...
Posted on 29th March 2021
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 they have been doing behind...
Posted on 27th March 2021
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 mental health and wellbeing and...
Posted on 4th March 2021
2021 the year to Restart – Rediscover – Reconnect
Its time to….. RESTART Meaningful Experiences REDISCOVER  Adventure, Nature and Childhood RECONNECT with Education, Learning and Friends Book With Confidence High Quality Tuition  – Beautiful Surroundings  – Free COVID Cancellation Conditions info@andertoncentre.co.uk 01257 484220...