Directory

Organisation Description Categories of Work Where Do They Work? Who Do They Work With?
Bolton Art Circle

Leisure Art for artists, painting in oils, acrylic, watercolour and all media. Lectures, demonstrations by professional artists, visits to galleries, walks for sketching. Exhibitions for charity and fundraising.

Education & The Arts Chorley Roads All
Bolton Arts Information Network

BAIN is a voluntary sector arts group. Its work includes making films, putting on exhibitions, editing and film making tuition, and work with other voluntary groups to enable them to contribute to the arts in Bolton.

Education & The Arts , Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Astronomical Society

The group aims to promote interest and education in astronomy, catering for both experienced and amateur enthusiasts, with the aim of attracting beginners. There are inside lectures and outside studies by members, and visiting guest speakers.
We meet on Tuesday evenings from September to May, on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 7.30 to 9.00pm.

Education & The Arts , Chorley Roads, Rumworth All
Bolton at Home

Stock transfer housing association which manages and maintains the Council's former housing stock and undertakes a range of regeneration activity.

Social Inclusion, Housing Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Cancer Voices

Formed in 2012, we are an inspirational, welcoming mixed-voice Choir open to anyone 18 years and over, who has received a cancer diagnosis of any type at any time.
Membership is FREE: there is no requirement to read music and no auditions to worry about.
We have no geographical restrictions, as long as people can travel to Bolton for rehearsals.
Though cancer brings our Choir together enabling people to meet others in a similar situation, the focus is on sharing our love of singing, having fun experiences, rising to new challenges and the anticipation of forthcoming appearances. We have lots of laughs; plenty of things to look forward to and never let cancer stand in our way or stifle our dreams and aspirations.
Whether you’re new to singing and keen to give it a try or a seasoned performer, we’d love to hear from you.
This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of something very special.

Facebook Page: Bolton Cancer Voices

Twitter Page: @VoicesBolton

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever Older people, Women, Men
Bolton Cardiac Support Group

Meetings every third Wednesday where we have a speaker.

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever All, Disabled people, BME
Bolton Carers Support

Bolton Carers Support is a registered charity that was set up in 1994 and offers a confidential support and information service to carers. We are an independent charity supporting carers over the age of 18 who live in Bolton or who care for someone living in Bolton.

We offer information, a confidential listening ear, opportunities to meet other carers for mutual support, training, short breaks, and can ‘signpost’ you to relevant services that can help you in your caring role. Our services are free of charge, with the exception of our short breaks (for which we make a small charge).

Our services
• A confidential 24/7 Carers Helpline providing information and emotional support
• Information and Advice appointments at our offices
• Benefits Advice appointments
• Short breaks (meals out, day trips) for carers only and additional breaks for carers and cared-for
• A regular programme of carers courses, workshops and learning days
• Carers Emergency Card Scheme
• Free newsletter and information factsheets
• Information points held at locations around the borough
• Talks, presentations and training for health, social care and voluntary sector staff
• Time For You Project

Health and Emotional Wellbeing Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Carers
Bolton Caribbean Islands Association

A social group designed to bring together people from the Caribbean Islands of all ages to learn healthy living, life skills and caribbean history.

Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever, Rumworth BME, Older people
Bolton Chamber Choir

Bolton Chamber Choir is a small choir of about twenty-five singers, with an enthusiastic committee and a talented young Musical Director, Ian Chesworth. They usually do five concerts a year: two between September and Christmas and one in the spring (these are usually drawn from sacred repertoire, both classical and contemporary); then, in the summer, they perform two concerts in a lighter style.

Education & The Arts Chorley Roads All
Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau

Bolton CAB provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

It values diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and aims to:

• Provide the advice people need for the problems they face
• Improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

, Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Clarion Choir

Bolton Clarion Choir is open to all. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, from 2 - 4pm. We sing in parts unaccompaied and you don't need to be able to read music. We sing a variety of songs, including world music and political songs.

, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Sports and Social Development

- promotion of healthy lifestyles through the provision of education, sports, leisure and social activities; and the use of IT and social media
- to promote awareness of healthy lifestyles through participation at local and national networks, forums and events
- to signpost members and beneficiaries to other sources of support and welfare
- to increase health and wellbeing of people of all ages

, , , , Physical Activity, Education & The Arts Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Transport And Furniture Services

BCTFS (Bolton Community Transport and Furniture Services) has been a registered charity since 1989 selling reused and new furniture in order to provide transport services for those in need in our local community. We work hard to improve our environment by collecting and reselling used furniture and refurbishing electrical goods, working in close partnership with other local organisations.

Transport, Animals & The Environment , Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Community Trust , Social Inclusion, Housing Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Conservation Volunteers

To organise & promote practical conservation work across the borough

, Animals & The Environment Breightmet & Little Lever All
Bolton Council Of Mosques (BCoM)

'Working Together' to help develop a 'successful, confident and self-aware Muslim community that makes a full and valuable contribution to the spiritual, economic and civic life of Bolton'.

Religion, Social Inclusion, Education & The Arts Rumworth Faith communities, Families / single parents, Children (0 -12), Disabled people, BME, Women, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Cricket Club

Bolton Cricket Club provides sporting and recreation facilities, including crciket, crown green bowling, tennis and rounders.

Physical Activity , Central and Great Lever All
Bolton CVS

Bolton CVS is an independent organisation which aims to develop and promote voluntary action throughout Bolton in order to meet the needs of the community.

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Deaf Society

We provide a befriending service, host fundraising events, schedule volunteer recruitment drives, offer deaf awareness training (including talking to businesses and groups) and even have a signing choir. The offices are open Monday to Friday 9-5. We host a monthly audiology clinic and the advocacy service.
Bolton Deaf Darby & Joan group meet every Tuesday afternoon social and recreational.
Bolton Deaf Church meets 1st Tuesday of each month (signed services)
Sports and Social Club meet every Tuesday evening 7-11pm.

Social Inclusion, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Central and Great Lever All
Bolton Deane and Derby Cricket and Social Club

The overall aim of the club is to provide and promote cricket, other sports, recreational and social activities for the benefit of the club's community. The club operate the following training seesions during cricket season:
Tuesday and Wednesday, 6-8.30pm: adults
Sunday, 10-12.30am: children aged 9-12
Friday. 6-8.30pm: children aged 13-16

Physical Activity Rumworth People with learning disabilities, Tenants and residents, Unemployed people, Children (0 -12), BME, Refugees and asylum seekers, People with mental health issues, Women, Men, Young people (aged 13-25)
Bolton Dementia Support Group

Support people living with dementia and their carers.
Provide support and activities

Ageing Well, Health and Emotional Wellbeing Breightmet & Little Lever, Central and Great Lever Families / single parents, Service and ex-service people, Unemployed people, Carers, Disabled people, LGBTQ+, Older people, People with mental health issues, Women, Men
Bolton Family Church

Charismativ Christian Church Main meetings Sunday's 10am

Religion Chorley Roads
Bolton Field Naturalists Society

We have monthly meetings and work to record and help conserve all natural history of the Bolton area.

, Animals & The Environment
Bolton Flat Green Bowling Club

The Bowling Club play Flat Code Bowling only April to September inclusive and Flat Code and Crown Code Bolwing October to March inclusive.

Physical Activity Breightmet & Little Lever All
Bolton French African Assistance (BOFAA)