Knit and Natter

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This project provides a platform for ladies in the community, to come together to chat to each other over a cup of tea/coffee and light refreshment.

Through this project the ladies are able:

  • To make new friends
  • To do different activities which help them improve their health and wellbeing
  • To meet the needs of other people in their communities.
  • To share ideas, information and to advise each other
  • To Help with integration which leads to stronger community
  • To learn and develop skills and talents
  • To make things for themselves or for their families
  • To improve their confidence and
  • To help their local charities

Our knit and Natter projects are currently based in Kearsley and Halliwell wards.

Activities at Knit and Natter Kearsley:

  • Knitting and crocheting
  • Card making
  • Board games and
  • Chair based exercises

Knit and Natter at Kearsley ward is based at:

Kearsley Mount Methodist Church, Manchester Road, Bolton, BL4 8QL and run every Thursday from 12pm-3pm

Activities in Knit and Natter Halliwell:

  • Knitting and crocheting
  • Sewing

The Knit and Natter Project at Halliwell ward is based at

Halliwell Ucan Centre, Hatfield Road,  Bolton, BL1 3BU and run every Friday from 12pm-2.30pm

The items made by members of Knit and Natter Project in both wards are given to people who are in need in the Bolton community. The ladies have been able to make items that were given to:

  • Homeless people at Saint Luke church
  • Homeless and needy people at Salvation Army,
  • Children in special care baby unit at Royal Bolton Hospital,
  • Women who are facing abuse in their relationship at Fort Alice,
  • Elderly people at Darley Court
  • Refugees and asylum seekers at Destitution project Victoria hall
  • And people in the community living with dementia