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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Preston South East

Division Commissioner: Margaret Atkinson – prestonse@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Indoor Adviser: Natasha Greene – prestonsoutheastindooradviser@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Outdoor Adviser: Julie Wilson – prestonsoutheastoutdooradviser@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Preston South East Division centres on the South Ribble area of Preston with the town of Leyland at the heart and the surrounding villages of Brindle, Euxton, Eccleston, Whittle, Buckshaw and Hoghton forming the Division.

There are 14 Rainbow Units, 21 Brownie Units, 9 Guide Units and 2 Senior Section Units in the Division. Our members range from 5 to 65 years old and our aim is to help girls and young women to fulfil their full potential and take an active and responsible role in society, through a stimulating and enjoyable programme delivered by trained volunteers assisted by Young Leaders and Unit Helpers.

We offer many exciting opportunities for our members including residential events both indoors and under canvas. We are supported in our aims by the Division Trefoil Guild, who are former Guiders and friends of Girlguiding.

We actively support the local community. We hold an annual Division Thinking Day Service inviting local dignitaries, including the High Sheriff, local MPs, Mayors, Councillors, Guiding Ambassadors and friends to come together to celebrate World Guiding and share our achievements.

A warm welcome awaits any new member.

Latest Preston SE News

Guystonbury Is Back!

It’s back! The biggest event of Lancashire North West County’s calendar with live music on an open air stage, dancing, inflatables, food vans, vintage tea shop, festival art tent, market place, archery, climbing and abseiling, crate stacking and high ropes, paddle boarding, camping and lots of glitter! There is so much that happens across the […]

Queens Guide Award

The Queens Guide Award is the highest honour you can have in Girlguiding. The award is presented at a special ceremony in the Houses of Parliament. This year, Olivia Clare, a Brownie leader and active member of the Lancashire North West County, was presented with her Queen’s Guide Award by Deputy Chief Guide, Julie Bell […]

International Women’s Day

On 9th March 2019, Laura McClinton and 5 other Girlguiding members from all over the country had the opportunity to shadow diplomats at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to celebrate International Women’s Day. Laura said: “It was so interesting learning about their work and the importance of women being represented in the Diplomatic Service. This […]

BP Weekend

This weekend Lancashire North West County held its final BP Weekend at Guys Farm. As the BP Award will no longer be part of the new programme, the Guides who took part this weekend will be amongst the last to achieve this award. It is a massive achievement to earn the highest award you could […]

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