News from 2009

Start of our Celebrations

2009 was the start of our centenary with our launch party, we raised money for Ashley which we opened at the end of the year.

100 years old and still going strong

Centenary Launch Party

Taking over Europe’s largest municipal park, girls from Greater Manchester joined more than 550,000 girls and women in marking the UK’s biggest birthday bash of the year with the launch...
6th Altrincham Guides Re-Opens!

6th Altrincham Guides Re-Opens!

Congratulations to Angela Byrne who re-opened 6th Altrincham Guides at the end of September. The unit now has 11 Guides and has already been busy doing the campfire challenge badge and taking part...
Will Mellor, Sue Lomas, a guide from 2nd Hale Guides with her furry friend Saffy

A fun day for everyone – Including the dog!

On Sunday 5th July, Girlguiding Greater Manchester West held their Fun Dog Show and Summer Fair at Worthington Park, Sale, in aid of the Ashley Building Fund. Hundreds of members of guiding and...
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We Changed the World

Lots of units took part in the Changing the world project organised by GirlGuiding 12th Altrincham (St George’s) Brownies have completed their ‘WWF: One World’ Changing the World...
Judith Glenn

Judith Glenn receives a Laurel award

Judith Glenn became the 6th person in Greater Manchester West County to receive the prestigious Laurel Award for outstanding service to Guiding. Judith who also received her 30 years service award...
Receivers of the long service awards

Long service awards 2009

At Greater Manchester West's Annual meeting on Monday 8th June, several long service awards were handed out, from 5 years to a staggering 50 years. Two of the ladies who received the 50 years...
Kevin cooks up a storm at Greater Manchester Wests AGM

Kevin cooks up a storm

On Monday 8th June at Greater Manchester West's Annual Meeting Kevin Bath of Deluxe Catering came and gave a cooking demonstration. A member from each district had been choosen to help with the...
Sale Gang Show 2009

Sale Gang Show 2009

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Leaders from all over Sale put on the Sale Gang Show 2009, at the Garrick Playhouse, Barrington Road, Altrincham between Tuesday 17th February...
Hale Brownies cham, Girlguiding, Greater manchester west

Hale Brownies go to Camp

Twelve Members from 2nd Hale Brownies and their two leaders braved their first ever camp.  The group went to the Centenary Big Brownie Takeover of PGL and met up with 100s of other Brownies from...
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