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Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Brighter Breightmet

The group brings local people together to participate in projects, share skills and resources, build relationships and improve community life. They are currently tidying up St James Church Yard that is visible from Empire Road.

Animals & The Environment Breightmet & Little Lever Families / single parents, Unemployed people, Women, Men
British Thyroid Foundation Bolton Group

The British Thyroid Foundation provides information, advice, support and research into all thyroid disorders for the general public and the medical professions.
The local group meetings are open to everyone and are held on the second Saturday in March, June and November from 10.00am until 12.00 noon. The meetings provide an opportunity to hear medical speakers, to look at all the information on display and to meet up with others with a thyroid condition.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing North West, Greater Manchester, Bolton, Outside Bolton All
Business In The Community

The Greater Manchester cares Programe run by RITC connects business volunteers with community projects. Volunteers can tackle a range of projects eg painting a community centre, creating an allotment garden at a hostel or environmental work at local parks. We are actively seeking projects in the Gtr Manchester area.

Education & The Arts, Animals & The Environment Greater Manchester, Outside Bolton All
Carbon Reduction and Environment Group

Carbon reduction, green energy, cost-effective energy, renewable energy, saving energy, environmental awareness, recycling, sustainability.

Animals & The Environment Central and Great Lever All
Caribbean Elders' Association

We are a community organisation and meet every Monday from 10am to 12pm at Halliwell UCAN Centre. We currently have 20 members and the membership fee is £4 per year. Each member pays £1 when they attend. This money is used for providing light lunch/snack. Once a month we provide full lunch at the centre or go out for a meal. In summer we organise a trip out (2014 – York) and at Christmas we organise a Christmas meal for the members. Each Monday our activities include knitting, crochet, cross stitches, embroidery, card making etc.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Halliwell, Halliwell & Crompton BME, Older people
Caring Cricket Club

Coaching disabled and disadvantaged children in cricket at the Astley Bridge Cricket Club.

Social Inclusion, Physical Activity Halliwell & Crompton, Turton People with learning disabilities, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME
Caritas Diocese of Salford

Mother and toddler group and training courses for young mums.

Wednesdays 9.00 am - 2.30 pm
Thursdays 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Social Inclusion, Children &Young People Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Families / single parents, Looked after children, Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Cats Youth Theatre Children &Young People, Education & The Arts Halliwell & Crompton, Turton Young people (aged 13-25)
Choices Youth Support Group

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

Economic, social and community development, Social Inclusion, Children &Young People, Education & The Arts 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)
Christians Together In Bolton Town Centre

Christians Together in Bolton town centre represents churches in the town centre- Bank St Unitarian Chapel, Bolton Parish Church, Quakers (society of friends) St Andrew & St George United Reformed Church,St Patrick & St Edmunds Roman Catholic Church, Bolton Christian Cohesion, Street Angels, Victoria Hall Methodist Mission, Town Centre Chaplaincy and the Chaplancies at University of Bolton and Bolton College and Bolton YMCA.
We co-ordinate shared and joint activities taking place within Bolton.

Religion, Social Inclusion Central and Great Lever All, Faith communities
Church Of The Nazarene Brownlow Fold

The church holds a Sunday service at 11.00am and a children's club on Fridays at 6.15pm. Other events take place as advertised.

Religion Halliwell & Crompton All
Claremont Community Church

We are a non denominational, family orientated church with links to other Bolton churches and Lifelink International,
and members of the Evangelical Alliance. We meet Sundays at 10.30 am. and mid week in House Groups covering all ages.
We don’t have a formal membership, but regard ourselves as very much a family of believers, and welcome
people from all groups and walks of life, from all faiths and none, to share the life changing experience
of faith in Jesus as Saviour and sin bearer.
Our meetings are family friendly, informal and lively, and open to anyone who wants to join with us.

Religion Central and Great Lever All
Community Court Helpdesk - Timebank Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever All, Offenders / ex-offenders, Unemployed people, Victims / survivors of crime, Alcohol & substance misusers, People with mental health issues
Community Friends Group

We meet on Thursdays at 10.30 am and have a tea or coffee and toast session during which we have discussions on issues of interest to us. There follows a session of games and light exercise supervised by a qualified instructor. We close at 1.15 pm after enjoying lunch deliveries to us. We organise day trips (4-5 times per year) to places of interestwith transport cost paid out of grants we receive. We also celebrate Easter and Christmas with a party. In assition, we hold meetings at the center a minimum of 3 times per year.

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Rumworth Older people, Women, Men
Counselling & Training Centre

To raise the awareness of professionals working with children and young people of the signs and effects of childhood sexual abuse.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Children &Young People Little Lever and Darcy Lever, Horwich & Blackrod Families / single parents, Looked after children, Victims / survivors of crime, Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)
CreateBolton

A Bolton based Christian charity that uses the 'arts' in their widest sense to help connect people with each other and their communities. We have a range of projects all described on our website:

www.createbolton.com

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Bolton, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Faith communities, Families / single parents, People with learning disabilities, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Creative Mind

Run regular arts events, wxhibitions, creative writing, workshops and training sessions. Meet Thursdays 10 - 12 all welcome.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing, Education & The Arts Horwich & Blackrod Unemployed people, Disabled people, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women
Crompton Somali Association

We are representatives of the local Somali residents in Crompton/Halliwell wards. We organise activities and training for local people as well as social gatherings. We are based at Hibbert Centre and are supported by them. Our activities include trips, young people’s extra tuition, sports activities, helping the elderly, English language and other courses.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Halliwell & Crompton BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Culture Well

A charitable organisation offering opportunities to those in need to benefit from the joy and sense of self experience through creative activities and the arts. We work with organisations to develop opportunities in a wide variety of creative activities and training tailored to each piece of work.

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Greater Manchester, Bolton, Outside Bolton All, People with learning disabilities, Carers, Disabled people, Older people, People with mental health issues
Darcy Lever Cricket and Sports Club

We provide opportunities for playing cricket and rounders and social events. Coaching and training sessions are regularly held through the summer and winter.

Arts, culture, sport and recreation, Physical Activity, Children &Young People North West, Greater Manchester, Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever All
Daytrippers (Bolton)

Parent and carer led charity that provides outings, activities and mutual support for families which include a child or children with disabilities.

Social Inclusion, Physical Activity Breightmet & Little Lever Looked after children, People with learning disabilities, Carers, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, Young people (aged 13-25)
DBBC

To provide a live radio service to Ashburner St market every Sat from 9-30am to 4pm.

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever People with learning disabilities, Unemployed people, Disabled people, BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Deafblind UK

Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of, and governed by, people who are deafblind or have both a sight and hearing loss. We champion the rights and interests of all people who are deafblind or have a combined sight and hearing loss and deliver quality services to give these individuals autonomy and control over their lives. Through our work we support equality, independence and choice.

Health, Health and Emotional Wellbeing UK Wide, Outside Bolton Disabled people, BME, Older people, Women, Men
Deane Scouts & Guides Supporters Association

Meeting times:
Evenings
Guides Monday
Brownies Tuesday and Wednesday
Rainbows Wednesday

Physical Activity, Children &Young People Rumworth Children (0 -12), Young people (aged 13-25)
DEPROSU

DEPROSU works to grow organic fruit & vegetables, supporting destitute asylum seekers through training, friendship & fresh food. All members of the community are welcome to join, as long as they are inteerested in working as part of a group. They meet on Saturdays from 1pm, depending on the weather.

Health, Animals & The Environment Rumworth All, Refugees and asylum seekers