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.
The drop in can be a great place to build your confidence, try new things, make new friends or you can just pop in for a cup of tea or coffee. We provide an excellent lunch, and there is always a vegetarian option and special diets can be catered for.

Westhoughton People with mental health issues Health and Emotional Wellbeing
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
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
Miller's Nook Riding School

Our overall aim is to improve the
mental and physical health and wellbeing of people with
disabilities, their families and carers living in and around the
Bolton area. We offer lessons in therapeutic riding and
controlled exercises in

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.
we also give support to projects that do not fall into the ususal catagories,

Westhoughton All Education & The Arts
Senior Solutions

The service helps to combat isolation in older people in Westhoughton and surrounding districts. We offer two luncheon clubs every week and provide a hot, fresh cooked meal for 80 individuals. We also offer a Befriending Service where a client received a visit from the same volunteer each week for an hour. We also offer a Sitting In Service for clients and their carers. We signpost to other community groups and service providers.

Westhoughton People with learning disabilities, Carers, Disabled people, Older people, Women, Men Social Inclusion, Ageing Well
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 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
Wingates Band

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
Women of Westhoughton

Local group of the National Association of Women’s Clubs (reg. Charity 273397) started in May 2013. An opportunity for all women from in and around Westhoughton to meet up, make new friends and learn new stills during our craft sessions and demos. We invite a variety of speakers – many from local charities and organisations and organise outings to local theatres, restaurants and places of interest. All women welcome, meet at Hope Community Centre each Thursday 7:30pm.

Westhoughton Women Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts