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Girlguiding Leader News from Altrincham, Sale, Stretford, Swinton and Urmston

Sylvia with her Maundy money

A special honour for Sylvia

Sylvia a leader for Girlguiding Greater Manchester West for 44 years, was really surprised to receive a letter from Buckingham Palace to say she had been selected to receive Maundy money from the...
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. ...
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...
Weaste and Seedley District Panto

Weaste and Seedley District Panto

On Sunday 15th December, almost 100 Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, along with some of their parents and siblings went to see “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” at the Dancehouse on Oxford...
Let’s Dig! - Waddow Weekend 2019

Let's Dig! - Waddow Weekend 2019

From 17-19 May 2019 members of Greater Manchester West took over Waddow Hall for a weekend digging deeper into the new programme. The weekend was packed with exciting and challenging...
Presentation Evening 2019

Presentation Evening 2019

On Wednesday 1st May 2019 Girlguiding GMW’s Presentation Evening was hosted by Swinton Division. This year 68 long service awards were due totalling 825 years! Special congratulations go to...
Bee badges raise £5043.32 for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity

Bee badges raise £5043.32 for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity

Following the Manchester Arena bombing in May 2017 Alison and Lucy Forshaw, leaders at 9th Eccles Brownies, created the Girlguiding Greater Manchester West bee badge as a way for everyone to show...
My day at Buckingham Palace

My day at Buckingham Palace

I saw an advert on Facebook to volunteer at the Queen’s Garden Party and thought it would be a wonderful opportunity. I fit the age bracket and I knew this chance wasn’t going to...
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