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Energise

Posted on May 29, 2018

ADVENTURE AND ADRENALIN FOR THOUSANDS OF GIRLS AT ENERGISE Over 2,500 girls and young women from across Girlguiding North West England enjoyed a weekend of adventure and adrenalin as they took over Stanley Park in Blackpool for the ultimate sporting event; Energise.   Across the weekend of 12-13 May, Girlguiding members from 5 to 25 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

President’s Cup 2018

This year the presidents cup is a photograph competition. I would like to see a photograph of something you did last term in Rainbows that you really enjoyed. What was your favourite activity that you did? Hopefully someone took a photo of this and you can send it in to the competition. If not, maybe […]

Girlguiding Lancashire North West- Guiding Development Trainings

New Programme Trainings: Tuesday 25th September:7pm-9.30pm- Unit programme planning, Chorley Town Hall   Wednesday 26th September: 7pm-9.30pm- Unit programme planning, Region HQ   These trainings will give leaders the opportunity to explore how to create a balanced and varied, girl-led programme enabling all girls in the unit to fulfil their potential. If you have some […]

Energise

ADVENTURE AND ADRENALIN FOR THOUSANDS OF GIRLS AT ENERGISE Over 2,500 girls and young women from across Girlguiding North West England enjoyed a weekend of adventure and adrenalin as they took over Stanley Park in Blackpool for the ultimate sporting event; Energise.   Across the weekend of 12-13 May, Girlguiding members from 5 to 25 […]

Guide Badge Day

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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