Find Groups and Community Activities
|Organisation Description||Where The Organisation is Based?||Who Does the Organisation Work With?||What Theme Best Describes the Organisation?|
|Active Minds Drop In||
The Active Minds Drop In is open on Tuesdays from 10am until 3pm. You will find friendly people and a listening ear, plus activities such as crafts, quizzes and trips out.
|Westhoughton||People with mental health issues||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
We are a CIC providing educational services for home educated families in Bolton and the surrounding area. This includes organising regular educational classes, occasional education trips, and drop-in social sessions.
|Central and Great Lever, Horwich & Blackrod, Westhoughton||Children (0 -12), People with mental health issues, Young people (aged 13-25)||Children &Young People|
|Bolton Aphasia Self Help||
BASH is a group which offers support and social contact for people who have speech or communication difficulties following a stroke or brain injury. They meet on the first Monday morning of each month from 10.00am until 12.00 noon
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Bolton Dementia Support||
To provide education and training, information and advice, support, social events and outings, weekly activity sessions and have a resource of therapeutic activities to support the person with dementia and those who care for them.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton, Unsure||Carers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Ageing Well|
|Bolton, Bury & District Football League||
charter standard grassroots football leauge providing organised football for 500 teams, 6000 players, 1100 coaches, 150 refrees. current age range for players is under 7 to under 17s.
|Westhoughton||Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), LGBTQ+, BME, Older people, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Physical Activity, Children &Young People|
We are an independent, multi-skilled company who work with Charities and Voluntary, Community & Faith groups in Greater Manchester.
We do this by providing our clients with a wide range of services on a not-for-profit basis.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Animals, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
To participate in crafts and help members develop their skills through mutual support to share ideas and socialise through craft activities . To raise funds for Bolton Carers Support.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Houghton Grove Luncheon Club at Westhoughton Methodist Church||
Hot lunch provided each Wednesday at 12.30 pm and we play dominoes and Bingo monthly.
|Westhoughton||Older people, Women, Men||Ageing Well|
We are friendly Westhoughton based running group who run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from The Hub, Central Dr, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3DS.
Whether your new to running or used to running marathons our runs are free to attend and are for all abilities. We will all loop or pause at regular intervals to ensure no runners, regardless of their ability or pace is ever left behind
|Westhoughton||People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Physical Activity|
|Make New and Mend||
Make New and Mend is a voluntary community group that aims to pass on sewing skills from generation to generation. We foster a safe and caring environment where each individual member is inspired by other members to be the best that they can possibly be. We aim to provide a cost effective activity that can provide a new wardrobe or household soft furnishings that they'd never have believed they were capable of creating such a short time ago. Our role is to give them wings to fly.
|Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, Homeless people, People with mental health issues, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Miller's Nook Riding School||
Our overall aim is to improve the
|Westhoughton||All||Physical Activity, Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Rotary Club Of Westhoughton||
Rotary club meets most Thursdays at Brookfield Masonic Hall @ 7.30 with speakers following a meal. Business meetings every 4 to 6 weeks. Help community groups and members of the community. Fund international projects. Raise money to donate to local organisations or individuals.
|Westhoughton||All||Education & The Arts|
|Stand Up Sisters||
Stand Up Sisters was founded and is led by women with lived experience of - Domestic Violence, Mental illness, Substance misuse, and/or of being a young carer, caring for a parent with a mental illness. It was set up to work with women with the above experiences, to challenge gender inequalities in our community and empower women. We work with stand-up comedy, creative writing, fine art and craftivism/textiles. Although we are a new organisation, these are tried and tested techniques and we have a wealth of experience within our team, having worked as community artists, Occupational Therapists, Peer support workers and Researchers in Psychosis at PRU (Psychosis Research Unit, Manchester).
|Disabled people, Alcohol & substance misusers, People with mental health issues, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Step Together Volunteering||
Step Together Volunteering supports people with complex needs across the UK who face significant risk of social exclusion. We combine intensive asset-based mentoring with bespoke volunteering placements, helping people with complex needs to recognise and develop the skills, self-esteem, confidence, aspirations and social capital they need to move forward and live life to their full potential.
We have two programmes operating across Greater Manchester (including Bolton), one supporting young people with complex needs, and the other supporting people facing significant barriers due to involvement with the criminal justice system.
|Carers, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, BME, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Social Inclusion|
Sue Ryder is a charity (originally called the Sue Ryder Foundation and more recently Sue Ryder Care) which was founded in 1953 by Sue Ryder, with the creation of a nursing home in Suffolk, UK. Sue Ryder supports people with complex needs and life-threatening illnesses across the UK and internationally. We provide bespoke palliative care to individuals and their families during this time in their lives. Our retail charity shops provide the necessary funding in order to provide neurological care, palliative care both in our centres and in people's homes.
|Horwich & Blackrod, Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, BME, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Social Inclusion|
Survivors Manchester is a survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation that aims to create and facilitate a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to work through personal and sometimes painful issues. Our work is concentrated on empowering men to make their own positive life choices and begin their own unique journey of healing. Being in contact with other survivors allows one to feel less isolated; feel connected and break the silence and legacy of abuse.
|Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever, Chorley Roads, Farnworth & Kearsley, Halliwell & Crompton, Horwich & Blackrod, Rumworth, Turton, Westhoughton, Unsure||Carers, LGBTQ+, BME, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Men||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Tots & Toddlers||
Tots and Toddlers
|Westhoughton||Children (0 -12)||Children &Young People|
Umoja seeks to assist members of the association in times of distress, sorrow and happiness, promoting social and cultural activities for all members
|Carers, Disabled people, BME, Homeless people, Alcohol & substance misusers, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Westhoughton Active Communities Organisation WACO||
WACO is an organisation campaigning for a community centre for all Westhoughton It also aims to develop a partnership with all community groups in the area.
|, Westhoughton||All||Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts|
|Westhoughton Age Support Project||
Social and interactive events for senior citizens at John Holt Centre, Westhoughton. Every monday drop in 13.00 - 16.00 and every thursday BINGO 18.30 - 21.00 Coach outings are arranged every so often.
|Westhoughton||Older people||Social Inclusion, Ageing Well|
|Westhoughton Community Network||
Established in 2011 Westhoughton Community Network (WCN) is an independent, information sharing network run for the benefit of its participating local volunteer groups, its goal to advance and promote community activities and community projects in Westhoughton, and be both point of contact for and voice for community interests and relevant initiatives. The groups that make up WCN cover a wide variety of activities and interests. The network meets quarterly at venues around Westhoughton, whilst promoting its activities though the website, social media, newsletters and community events.
|Westhoughton||Children (0 -12), Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)||Health and Emotional Wellbeing|
|Westhoughton Local History Group||
Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at the Westhoughton Library (first floor) from 10.00 am to 12 noon.
The aim is to stimulate public interest in heritage, to provide an arena for the public to study the social and industrial of the area, to secure, preserve and develop their heritage and also to encourage appropriate use of the countryside in the area as part of the heritage framework and to develop a sense of community in the area.
The programme includes speakers and trips to places of interest.
|Westhoughton||Carers, Disabled people, Older people, Women, Men||Education & The Arts|
|Westhoughton Sub Aqua Club (WSAC)||
Westhoughton Sub Aqua Club is a branch of the British Sub Aqua Club. We meet weekly on Thursday nights at Westhoughton Community Leisure Centre at 8pm. We train people of all ages to snorkel and scuba dive.
|, Westhoughton||All||Physical Activity|
World famous Wingates band, a self funded band based in Westhoughton, Bolton. The Band meet on a Tuesday and Thursday. www.wingatesbrassband.co.uk
|Horwich & Blackrod, Westhoughton||Faith communities, Service and ex-service people, Older people, Young people (aged 13-25)||Education & The Arts|
|Wingates Tenants & Residents Association||
Tenants & Residents Group holding about 6 meetings a year. Helping to develop a community spirit in Wingates by providing outings and Christmas activities.
|, Horwich & Blackrod, Westhoughton||Tenants and residents, Older people||Housing|