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Organisation Description Where The Organisation is Based? Who Does the Organisation Work With? What Theme Best Describes the Organisation?
4th Farnworth Scout Group

Has clubs for scouts, beavers, cubs and explorers

Farnworth & Kearsley Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25) , Children &Young People
Age UK Bolton

Supporting people over the age of 50.

Premises in both the town centre and Farnworth

Offer a befriending service

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley Carers, Older people, Women, Men Ageing Well
Bolton Hospitals Chaplaincy

Spiritual care of patients and staff in hospital. Office hours 8am - 4pm

Farnworth & Kearsley Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Bolton Macmillan information and Support Service

We offer support and information to has cancer, their relatives, friends and carers. We also support people worried about cancer.

We are able to provide: Written information on all aspects of cancer and living with cancer; benefits and financial advice and access to the Macmillan Benefit Adviser; help with applying for Macmillan Grants; patient support group information and relevant signposting.

There are drop in services available at Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton One, Giles House and Breightmet Library. No appointments are necessary but opening times may vary so we always advise people to call before making a special journey.

There is a telephone helpline (01204 663059) available Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm

Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley All Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Bolton Malayalee Association

A group of 80 families living in Bolton who migrated ot the UK from South India.

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley BME Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Volunteers play a vital role in supporting our staff to deliver the highest quality care and improving the experience of our patients and visitors. They sacrifice their time to help provide a warm and friendly environment and help our staff by assisting with services of a non-clinical nature which enhance patient care.

There are a number of voluntary roles, from welcoming patients and visitors and helping them to find their way around the hospital, to supporting our fundraising activities

To find out more about volunteering, please click the link below

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/work-with-us/volunteer-with-us/

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley Health and Emotional Wellbeing
Choices Youth Support Group

This group offers personal development to young people and their families within local communities.

Farnworth & Kearsley Families / single parents, Looked after children, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Children (0 -12), Alcohol & substance misusers, People with mental health issues, Women, Young people (aged 13-25) , Social Inclusion, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts
Doe Hey Bowling Club

Commitee Meeting on the first Wednesday of every month.
Bowling in summer, Dominoes and short mat bowling in winter.

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley Older people Physical Activity
Farnworth & District Parks Veterans Bowling Association

We are affilliated to the Lancashire County Bowling Association also British Crown Green Bowling Association. We have 15 clubs affilliated to us. From April to September inclusive we play Tuesday and Thursday each week. We also enter six cup matches. We hold a prize presentation at the end September followed by a buffet. There are six league meetings with the AGM in November.

, Farnworth & Kearsley Tenants and residents, Older people, Women, Men Physical Activity, Ageing Well
Farnworth Baptist Church

Farnworth Baptist Church aims to let the people of Farnworth and the surrounding areas know that they are loved by God and to see Kingdom values and transformation brought to the community through our presence and the work that we do.

Farnworth & Kearsley All Social Inclusion
Farnworth parents group

We are a support group for parents. At the moment we meet every Thursday 5.00 - 7.00 pm

Farnworth & Kearsley Families / single parents, Tenants and residents, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25) Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People
Farnworth UCAN User Group

To contribute to the sustainability of the Farnworth UCAN centre by engaging residents and supporting projects which strengthen community spirit and promotes community cohesion. The FUUG usually meet every 12 weeks on a Thursday at the Farnworth UCAN centre.

Farnworth & Kearsley Families / single parents, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts
Farnworth United Reformed Church

This is a place of Christian worship with premises also used for community activities.

Farnworth & Kearsley Faith communities Religion
Five Saints Team Mothers Union

We meet 1st Tuesday every month. We are a branch of a worldwide organisation. We promote marriage and work in many areas of Education and Health. We have many speakers on many subjects.

Farnworth & Kearsley All Religion, Social Inclusion
Grosvenor Nursery School

We are an Outstanding community nursery school offering funded nursery education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years. We offer childcare for babies from 6 weeks old, wrap around care, holiday care and up to 30 hours funded childcare for eligible working parents of 3-4 year-olds.

We have extensive and well-established school grounds which offer many opportunities for community use. We also have a large hall and meeting room available.

Farnworth & Kearsley Children (0 -12) , Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts
Highfield Hall Community Association

Highfield Hall is a community centre which provides rooms for hire. At present we hire to a nursery, art group, karate, weightwatchers etc as well as for priviate functions.
Meetings are the last Monday of each month at 7.30pm.

Farnworth & Kearsley All Social Inclusion
Kearsley Youth Brass Band

Kearsley Youth Brass Band is an organisation in Bolton that provides excellent opportunities for people to learn a brass instrument, play as part of a band and meet new friends...completely free of charge! We meet at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church on a Tuesday evening. The Kearsley Training Band meets 5pm-6pm, where you’ll be provided with an instrument and tuition free of charge. Once you’ve got to know your way around the instrument a little, you can move up to the youth band, which runs from 6.30pm-8.15pm, also on Tuesday evenings. Kearsley Youth Brass Band plays lots of concerts around the community, as well as undertaking bigger projects, like our recent tour to Anglesey.

No experience needed – just come along on a Tuesday evening at 5pm and try it out!
KYBB is open to all, regardless of the name. There’s no age limit on music!

Farnworth & Kearsley Young people (aged 13-25) Education & The Arts
New Bury Community Centre Management Group

Providing Bolton Community College courses and also a wide range a voluntary groups based in the centre including Pre School, Youth Club and Boxing Club.

Farnworth & Kearsley All , Education & The Arts
New Bury Community Centre Youth Club

11 - 21 year olds members meeting in a safe, friendly, environment and participate in various sports, art and crafts, group discussions etc. Quiet room including coffee bar, meeting times Monday 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm and Friday 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm.

Farnworth & Kearsley Young people (aged 13-25) Children &Young People
S.S. Simon & Jude's Amateur Dramatic Society

This is a social group that provides theatrical entertainment, including an annual pantomime and show. Membership is open to all ages. Training is provided in all aspects of theatre-craft. Meeting times vary according to production.

Central and Great Lever, Farnworth & Kearsley Families / single parents, Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), BME, Older people, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25) Education & The Arts
St Catherine's Parent & Toddler Group Farnworth & Kearsley Children (0 -12) Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing
St Vincent's Housing Assocaition

We are a social housing provider, our volunteering opportunity will be at our Farnworth UCAN Centre which is a local community centre.

Farnworth & Kearsley Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women Housing
The Sycamore Project (Zac's Youth Bars)

We offer a wide range of activities for young people including: non-alcoholic bar nights, drop in sessions, after school clubs and life skills, business and enterprise, sport sessions, one to one listening service, holiday activities, peer support group, sessions and support for young people with special needs and host the Farnworth Youth Forum and Young Volunteer Scheme.
We also open our doors to community use i.e. Bumblebees parent and toddler group and venue hire i.e. Social events and business meetings.

Farnworth & Kearsley Faith communities, People with learning disabilities, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Women, Young people (aged 13-25) Children &Young People, Education & The Arts