News from 2012

Queen's Jubilee and London Olympics 2012

Greater Manchester West celebrated the Queen's Jubilee in style; with camps, badges and all sorts of fun and games

The London Olympics Torch came to Manchester and many of our units cheered it through the streets of Manchester

Mersey Mix - Adventure for BP Challenge followed by Presentation

“Mersey Mix” Adventure for BP Challenge followed by Presentation

On a cold November morning thirteen Guides arrived at Piccadilly Station to board a train to Liverpool. Nicky Little and Sarah Turner-Wilson give us an insight into the BP Challenge Adventure.  ...
A Cracking Idea

A Cracking Idea

In October, 1st Stretford Guides spent the weekend at Ashley Lodge where they completed the North West Region Inventor’s Challenge 2012. Ruth Bruckshaw tells us just exactly what everyone got...
Guide Dogs, Altrincham Brownies

Guide Dogs Visit 6th Altrincham Brownies

When 6th Altrincham Brownies met for the first time after this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic games, it was obvious that the girls had been inspired by what they had seen, especially some of...
Partington Brownies and Guides get Creative

1st Partington Brownies and Guides get Creative

1st Partington Brownies and Guides were feeling like a revitalization, perhaps to get into the spirit of the ever-nearing Olympic Games. So, the girls decided to design a new group emblem before...
Higher Broughton Brownies Beach

6th Higher Broughton Brownies hit the Beach

This summer 6th Higher Broughton Brownies enjoyed a once in a life time Jubilee Pack Holiday in Lytham St Annes. They truly got a flavour for the traditional English holiday destination through...
Sale Moor Rangers enjoy a right Royal Weekend

Sale Moor Rangers enjoy a right Royal Weekend

Battersea Park was the centre of the day-long Jubilee celebrations on June 3rd. It witnessed a thousand-boat flotilla which set off down the River Thames to mark the Queen’s sixty-year...
Young Salford Woman Returns from Moroccan Adventure

Young Salford Woman Returns from Moroccan Adventure

Holly Emmerson aged 16, a member of Swinton & Worsley Rangers has returned from a life-changing community action trip to Morocco. Holly was chosen to take part in Girlguiding North West...
Girlguiding Salford awaiting the torch

Torch Relay comes to MediaCity Plaza!

Girls from Salford get ready for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Girls from Salford are getting ready for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by attending the Olympic Torch...
Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week 1-7 June

The local community in Greater Manchester West may be aware that Volunteers Week takes place from the 1-7 June 2012. The week is a chance for us to recognise the huge impact that volunteers make to...
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