Bolton residents are being asked to step forward with their ideas on how to breathe new life into a historic hall.

Rock Hall in Moses Gate Country Park is in the process of being brought back into community use.

And now those behind the restoration project are urging locals to have their say on work on the hall.

A meeting will be held to discuss future works on the historical building.

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Banana Enterprise, the charity behind Save Rock Hall, is working with Bolton Council on the restoration project at Rock Hall, after a successful bid to the Government’s Community Ownership Fund and were awarded £295k for the project.

As part of that project and the re-application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for £4m funding, Banana Enterprise is looking to consult with the community about the next phase of their proposals before they finalise plans.

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Jayne Allman, CEO of Banana Enterprise Network, said: "We are looking forward to meeting members of the community to discuss our proposals in more detail, hear their ideas and answer any questions they may have.

“We want Rock Hall to be a viable, community focussed multipurpose building, so we want to make sure that the community have their say.

“Thanks to the Government's Community Ownership funding we have been awarded we can begin to move a step closer with our proposals.

“Our public consultation sessions are just one of the steps we are currently taking to move the project forward.”

The charity will be holding an informal public consultation session at Farnworth Library on Monday ,March 20 starting at 6.30pm.

Booking is essential due to limited space at the library.

Booking is free and can be booked on via this link

For those who cannot attend the face to face session, a similar session will be online via Teams on March 9 at 6pm and the link can be found here:

Booking is also required for that one, residents can contact the team at or text Jayne on 07775066130.

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