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Guide Badge Day

Posted on May 6, 2018

Over 200 guides attended Guy’s Farm on Saturday 28th April challenging their survival skills across the wild Guy’s Farm estate. In order to achieve their ‘Survival Skills’ badge, Guides learnt about map reading, how to read a timetable, what was needed in a survival bag, how to make a shelter and gather water, and how to […]

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County Weekend

Posted on April 24, 2018

Our County Weekend in November 2018 is fully booked! The weekend will look at the new Girlguiding programme and share some ideas and discussions around this as well as sectional information and ideas. Of course, the weekend also includes lots of socialising and chilling with friends! If you were planning on attending but have not […]

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Black Forest, Germany 2019

Posted on April 24, 2018

Waterparks, waterfalls, forest hiking, ski fields, a high ropes course, fairy tales, Hansel and Gretel, Black Forest Gateau – an amazing experience no matter how you look at it! Explore for yourself the magical Black Forest area of Germany for 7 days of outdoor adventurous activities. During the trip Guides will have the opportunity to […]

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Future Girl

Posted on April 24, 2018

Girlguiding wants to give all young members the chance to share their ideas and think about how they can improve the world around them. Some units have already completed this badge with their Rainbows/Brownies/Guides/Rangers and have enthused about how girls and young women actively participate and feel passionately about how they will shape the future! […]

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Guiding Idols

Posted on April 24, 2018

Each year to celebrate Volunteers’ week, Region ask members from all over the North West to nominate their Guiding Idols – the volunteers they felt have been inspirational role models to them. Their panel of young members then select five star volunteers from each County, who are invited to a special celebration event. So far […]

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Guiding Stamina

Posted on April 12, 2018

It’s always amazing to see the dedication and commitment that Guiders have and the positive impact this has on local Girlguiding, so it was very inspiring to read about 5 guiders from Chorley who have been presented with 50 years long service awards recently! That’s a total of 250 years of Guiding experience between them! […]

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‘Blooming Marvellous’

Posted on April 12, 2018

Guides from 1st Wheelton Guide Unit, 4th Chorley (St. Peter’s) Guide Unit and 2nd Chorley (St. George’s) Guide Unit will be featured on the BBC 2 programme, ‘Blooming Marvellous’ on Wednesday 2nd May at 6.30pm ! The Guide units will be featured with the community sensory garden at Chorley hospital where they have been working hard […]

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2018 Calendar

Posted on January 23, 2018

It’s already looking like a busy year across the county for training opportunities and events taking place! Please refer to the “Training & Events” section of the website regularly to ensure you don’t miss out! Leaders-in-training are required to attend specific training in order to achieve their Leadership Qualification so don’t delay in booking on!

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Becoming An Instructor…

Posted on January 17, 2018

January is usually the time of year where most people start setting goals for what they want to achieve over the next 12 months. It’s at this point that I throw in the possibility of becoming an instructor for Girlguiding…and please hear me out on why I think this was one of the best decision’s […]

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Guy’s Farm Has A Defibrillator!

Posted on January 8, 2018

Guy’s Farm was presented with a defibrillator by Free Masons on the 8th December. Pictured is our County Commissioner, Elaine Clare accepting the generous gift on behalf of Guy’s Farm.

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Motivate!

For sport young leaders: Are you aged 14-18 and interested in developing your leadership skills? Motivate is a great opportunity for you. Encourage others to take action through sport, become a Motivate champion today! Find out more: https://buff.ly/2WCus5E For Units: Want to try something new in your unit? Motivate has you covered! Our social action […]

Guys Farm Pearl Anniversary Badges

Guys Farm shop still has Pearl Anniversary badges available at a reduced price of 60p each! They are very beautiful badges and can be used alongside the Pearl Challenge Pack that you can find here Although not the official challenge badge, they mark the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Guys Farm being purchased by […]

County Skills And Knowledge Day

This years County training day will be held at BAE systems in Salmesbury. The day offers an opportunity to increase your confidence, develop new skills and share different ideas and tips for running a successful unit! This is excellent training for new guiders as well as very experienced guiders particularly if you are introducing the […]

Safe Space Training 2019

26th January- Guys Farm -Level 1+2 (1.30pm-4.30pm)   27th January – Guys Farm- Level 3 ( 1.30pm-4.30pm)   11th Feb – RHQ- Level 3 (6.30-9.30pm)   30th March- Samlesbury- Level 1+2, Level 3   23rd April- RHQ- Level 1+2 (6.30-9.30pm)   19th May- Lostock Hall Guide HQ- Level 1+2 (9.30am-12.30pm)   June- North Morecambe- Level […]

First Aid Training 2019

Saturday 26th January – Full course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 9am-3pm Sunday 27th January- Full course, Guys Farm Activity Centre, 1.00pm-7.00pm Tuesday 19th February- Refresher course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 6pm-9pm Saturday 30th March- Refresher course, County Skills and Knowledge Day, Samlesbury Sunday 28th April- Full and Refresher course, Lostock Hall Guide Centre, 9am-3pm Saturday […]

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