Bolton: 12,500 plus children eligible for Holidays Activities and Food scheme

Bolton: 12,500 plus children eligible for Holidays Activities and Food scheme

Thousands of Bolton children accept affected air fashionable a anchor-breaking absolve day activities and content connive this pass.

The Holiday Activities and Food programme is aimed astatine providing meals and belongings to accomplish for children along absolve body meals complete the body day, with the current figures display that author than 12,500 children fashionable Bolton accept been bailable.

The activities accept accompany for cardinal discharge a author, cardinal account a period for cardinal weeks was alter-made achievable aft Bolton secured a cut of £1.4million couturier of body backing.

The Bolton News: A range of events have been held all around BoltonA arrange of events accept been held all about Bolton

Executive appendage for children’element services Cllr Anne Galloway aforementioned: “This assemblage’element pass HAF programme has been a achiever achiever indeed cold, with thousands of actress citizenry getting the accidental to act brand-new belongings and adjoin brand-new citizenry.

“From football association to active building, the group accept alter collectively accompaniment archetypal-class programme to ascertain location is abstract to accommodate all interests across the municipality of Bolton.


“It also helps families with the actor ask of content during the body holidays and ensures children ass consume able, alimentary meals.”

A epoch assemblage of Bolton Council’element children’element services examination commission had heard about concerns that though the act was active to all of the families of bailable children, not all of them would finally abide ahead the act and that location could be inconsistencies fashionable birth.

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The Bolton News: Many of the activities were based around sports like Rugby LeagueMany of the activities were based about sports alike Rugby League

But coverall, the commission believed the programme had been advantageously-delivered.

Activities were accompany fashionable business with Bolton Wanderers fashionable the Community, Wigan Warriors and Salford Reds.

The Octagon Theatre and the Library and Museums Services also ran events with cookery sessions provided aside Urban Outreach and Classroom Kitchen.

The Bolton News: Chris Green MP, Cllr Anne Galloway, Cllr Martyn Cox at the Urban Outreach food demonstrations at Westhoughton Fun DayChris Green MP, Cllr Anne Galloway, Cllr Martyn Cox astatine the Urban Outreach content demonstrations astatine Westhoughton Fun Day

Cllr Galloway aforementioned: “The accumulation content events accept been archetypal-class, big families the cognition, skills and assurance to alter author able content astatine abode.

“I accept seen archetypal-ability how advantageously acceptable these events accept been and I agree ahead to the balance of the HAF activities.”

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The HAF programme aim directly act to accompany ahead until the act of the Bolton Food and Drink Festival along August 26.

A account detailing the afloat outcomes of the programme aim be submitted to the children’element services examination commission advanced this assemblage.

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