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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Preston South West

Division Commissioner: Pat Brandwood and Barbara Wright –

Indoor Adviser: Maureen Thompson –

Outdoor Adviser: Vacant position (Please email division commissioner)

In Preston South West we have 4 Districts, 13 Rainbow Units, 16 Brownie Packs, 10 Guide Units, and 2 Senior Section Units.

The guide units in the Division meet once a term, we have had 2 craft days, bag packing and currently organising a sleepover.

The Rainbows as a Division attended the Rainbow Day at Guy`s Farm, and  Winter Wonderland at Christmas. We will be celebrating the Rainbows 25th Birthday, and having a sleepover.

We are planning a division sponsored walk and events for the Queen`s Jubilee.

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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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