News from 2020

Challenges galore with a variety of virtual events

Alice enjoyed the Frosty Sleepover

Alice enjoyed the Frosty Sleepover

Alice from 9th Eccles Brownies had a great time at the Frosty the Snowman's Virtual sleepover. She really liked doing the scavenger hunt, although she said she "I didn't manage to find any...
Eloise 4th Hale Brownies

Frosty the Snowman's Virtual Christmas Sleepover

Frosty the Snowmans Virtual Christmas Sleepover was a resounding success with 1300 girls from all sections from across the County taking part. Becky Patten led the Rainbows Zoom session, The...
Janet receiving her 30 year service award

30 Year Service Award

Doorstep presentations are totally in vogue. Congratulations to Janet Smith for her 30 years service award presented by Ann Healey recently. Janet said, "It was a lovely way to receive the award"....
Janice Robb 40 years service

Long service award

Although all events have been canceled in Girlguiding Greater Manchester West this year we can share some good news, Ann Healey has been making her way socially distanced, across the County...
Virtual Sleepover Badge

Frosty the Snowman's Virtual Christmas Sleepover

Girlguiding Greater Manchester West is delighted to announce Frosty the Snowman's Virtual Christmas Sleepover.  Further details available from your unit leader. Activities: ...
Pat Mayle

County delight at Pat Mayle's award

Girlguiding Greater Manchester West is delighted to announce that Pat Mayle has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours with an MBE for services to Girlguiding and for the Covid response. ...
Sunflower grows taller than Brownie

Sunflower grows taller than Brownie

Molly was excited to learn that she would be planting sunflower seeds after a Zoom unit meeting in early June, Unit helper Mary demonstrated how to sow the seeds and told the girls how to look after...
Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Congratulations to Paula on her well deserved Region Chief Commissioners Award. She was presented with her award over Zoom by Julie Walton. Paula Gray is our Assistant County Commissioner and a...
Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Congratulations to our second Region Chief Commissioners Awardee Sylvia. Sylvia McGreal has had several roles within Girlguiding Greater Manchester West, Guide leader, trainer, County Camp...
Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Regional Chief Commissioner Award

Congratulations to Becky Patten who has been presented with a Region Chief Commissioners Award by Julie Walton Becky Patten has 17 years volunteering with Girlguiding and has had multiple...
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