Category: Salford

6th Higher Broughton Brownies celebrate 60 years

6th Higher Broughton Brownies celebrate 60 years

May 11 th will go down in history for 6th Higher Broughton Brownies for two reasons. Not only did they reach their 60 th birthday but they also got to celebrate face to face for the first time in...
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...
1st Boothstown Brownies showing how they earned their Sugar Smart badges.

1st Boothstown Brownies get Sugar Smart

When the Change4life ‘sugar smart’ challenge came to Salford, Salford City Council, Salford CCG and Salford Leisure were keen to find original, local, creative solutions to raise...
Lucy and Charlotte having come 7th and 8th!

Race for life success!

Sunday 9th July saw a huge amount of you head to Heaton Park for The Race For Life.  Dressed in uniform with lovely pink sashes telling everyone you were part of GMW Girlguiding, you all...
Presentation Evening

Presentation Evening

On Wednesday 17th May, we celebrated our annual presentation Evening at Bowdon Rugby Club in Altrincham. The evening was a great success with a brilliant turnout, from Trefoil Guild members to...
Members go the extra mile for hospital patients

Members go the extra mile for hospital patients

Girlguiding members from across Greater Manchester West have taken part in a heart-warming initiative to provide Comfort Bags to patients who find themselves in hospital unexpectedly. Over the...
Broadening our horizons with adventurous international travel

Broadening our horizons with adventurous international travel

After months of organising and fundraising, four Leaders (Becky, Claire, Alex and Paula), one Senior Section member (Laura) and two Guide Units (1st Boothstown and 1st Firswood) enjoyed...
1st Ordsall Brownies at 10 Downing Street

1st Ordsall Brownies at 10 Downing Street

1st Ordsall Brownies were part of a 100-strong group of girls from all over the UK who passed through the famous front door of Number 10 on Thursday 31 July to celebrate the 100th birthday Brownies....
GMW Brownies Celebrate Big Brownie Birthday at Salford Museum

GMW Brownies at Salford Museum

Girls and women from Salford and Manchester have organised an extra-special exhibition to help mark the Big Brownie Birthday – 100 years of Brownies! The exhibition, which will be displayed at...
Betty Lowe pictured with the Ceremonial Mayor and Mayoress of Salford

Hooray for Betty! Girlguiding Greater Manchester West Congratulates Oldest Member on Award

Members of Girlguiding Greater Manchester West have been celebrating news about one of their longest standing members, Betty Lowe MBE, who received a volunteer accolade at her local hospital this...
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