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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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Leaders Trip To Rome!

Posted on November 30, 2017

Check out the following link for an exciting opportunity for leaders in the Lancashire North West County! Deadline is 11th December so don’t miss out! Leader International Trip – Rome!

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Leader Weekend To Budapest!!

Posted on October 24, 2016

The annual Leaders Weekend for 2017 will see us jetting off to the historic city of Budapest, charismatic capital of Hungary. Staying in self catered apartments this city offers a vast array of activities, whether you prefer to relax along the banks of the Danube or explore the historic centres of Buda and Pest. This […]

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Rachel Is Our Guiding Light

Posted on October 6, 2016

Girlguiding Lancashire NW recently held their annual Thanks and Recognition event at St Catherine’s in Preston. We were proud to present our inaugural Young Ambassador of the Year Award to Rachel Heywood. Rachel has just started Brownies at 5th Lancaster Brownies and was previously a Rainbow at 2nd Upper Lancaster Rainbows. Following a fundraising event […]

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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 […]

Memoirs Of County Weekend 2018

After arriving back home, unpacking my weekend bag and putting the kettle on, I sat down and reflected on the weekend that has just passed. I have only been to Waddow Hall three times, and only stayed overnight in the stables on one such occasion. This weekend provided the opportunity to explore the inside of […]

Guys Farm 30th Anniversary Badges 

We have some badges still for sale from our Pearl Anniversary event. One is the challenge badge and the other is the “Pearl in our eyes” anniversary badge, both priced at 60p. If you would like to purchase any, visit our gift shop next time your at Guys Farm or contact the shop manager – […]

Motivate!

Saturday 29 September – Lancashire East – Venue: Waddow Hall 9.30am-4.00pm- places still available   Motivate is free to anyone who signs up and wants to attend. The training is just the beginning of this exciting project. Travel costs will be reimbursed after attending the training. You can find more information about Motivate by clicking […]

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