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Girlguiding Lancashire North West
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Preston West

Division Commissioner: Christine Chapman – prestonwest@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Indoor Adviser: Victoria Banks – prestonwestindoor@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Outdoor Adviser: Julie Appleby – prestonwestoutdoor@girlguidinglancsnw.org

Our Division covers a central area of Girlguiding Lancashire North West with the old market town of Preston at its centre. It covers as far west as Lea and Cottom to Middleforth and Penwortham in the South, Tanerton and Ingol in the North with Ashton, Cadley and the city in its centre. There are 4 districts within the division: Ashton Park, Ribble Link, Riverside, and Withy Trees

If you are already a member, a guider, parent, a student at UCLAN or just trying to find out what we do in the area, please take a look at the information on our page and contact the division commissioner.

We are a very active division and pride ourselves on providing opportunities for members of all ages; from the smallest Rainbow to the oldest Trefoil Guild member. We value every member and appreciate every members value.

 

Latest Preston W 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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