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2016 County Weekend 18-20 November

Posted on November 18, 2016

The County Leaders Weekend is a weekend away at one of Girlguiding’s activity centres. This year County Leaders weekend will be held at Waddow Training and Activity Centre. Designed especially for leaders, the weekend will include a mix of training, social activities, opportunities for networking and making new friends. There will be something for everyone, whatever your experience. Whether you want […]

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16 Hr First Aid Course

Posted on March 12, 2016

This practical first aid training will include guided learning and classroom style sessions for theoretical learning. The training will also include many practical sessions to give participants the opportunity to put their new skills into practice, while building on their knowledge. Over the two days, participants will undertake five practical assessments to gain the recognised qualifications. There will also […]

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High Ropes Climbing Tower Training

Posted on March 12, 2016

Guy’s Farm is running training sessions on their exciting new High Ropes Climbing Tower. The High Ropes Climbing Tower Instructors training course aims to ensure these activities are delivered as safely and effectively as possible. The weekend is for any adult wishing to instruct and supervise climbing sessions with Girlguiding members on the new High Ropes Climbing Tower. The scheme […]

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Archery Training Course

Posted on February 5, 2016

Your chance to become a trained archery instructor. Held over the weekend of 5-7 February at Guys Farm you will cover everything needed to become qualified to lead sessions on site. Please download the form below and return to Guys with payment to book your space. Total cost is £160 but subsidised places are available […]

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Refresher First Aid Training

Posted on February 4, 2016

This course is suitable for those who only require a First Aid refresher. Thursday 4th February at the Royal Preston Hospital 7-9pm. Please contact Helen Dentith-Adams for further information or to join this course. This course is provided free of charge. Email Helen on

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New Volunteers Training & Social Weekend

Posted on November 20, 2015

Girlguiding Lancashire North West is giving all of our new volunteers and leaders-in-training (aged 16+) a warm Girlguiding welcome at our special training and social weekend.

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Mentoring Training

Posted on September 23, 2015

Girlguiding Lancashire North West is excited to announce this special training designed to help prospective, new, and current mentors in developing their skills and further understanding their vital role in our County.

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UPDATED FORM: County Weekend 2015

Posted on September 18, 2015

One of our most popular adult volunteer events is back for 2015, and this year we’re heading to the beautiful Welsh countryside. Get ready: it’s County Weekend 2015!

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Safe Space Training

Posted on August 16, 2015

This training is an essential requirement for anyone working on the Adult Leadership Qualification, so we are delighted to announce a training opportunity has opened up in the County!

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County Training Day 2015

Posted on July 18, 2015

County Training Day 2015 has moved to a new date, and time is running out to book your place, or to let us know you’re still attending!

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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 – […]


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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