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Blackpool Birthday Celebrations!

Blackpool Birthday Celebrations!

Celebrating in Style: Brownies' Grand Blackpool Adventure! This weekend was one for the books as 9th and 4th Heywood Brownies took over Blackpool in a whirlwind of excitement and adventure, celebrating a monumental 50 years of friendship, fun, and unforgettable...

Volunteers’ Week 2024

Volunteers’ Week 2024

This year, Monday 3rd June - Sunday 9th June marks National Volunteers' Week. As a county commissioner team we wanted to say a huge thank you for all that you do for Girlguiding Lancashire South East. Whether that be as a young leader, leader, unit helper,...

One Year Celebrations – A New Term

One Year Celebrations – A New Term

A Big Thank You to Our Girlguiding Superstars! Hey everyone, We recently had a very special afternoon that was all about saying a massive “thank you” to our amazing volunteers on our County Team within Girlguiding Lancashire South East. This was held to coincide with...

Feedback Survey

Feedback Survey

On Thursday 11th January a survey was shared with all volunteers in Lancashire South East using the email address listed on GO. We really appreciate everyone’s feedback, whether that be what you enjoy or anything we can do as a county team to improve your volunteering...

A Weekend of Disney Magic and Recognition

A Weekend of Disney Magic and Recognition

The weekend of 9th and 10th December was a memorable one for Girlguiding Lancashire South East, as members took over local cinemas for an exclusive showing of Disney's latest heartwarming film, 'Wish'. The atmosphere was electric with excitement as girls of all ages...

A Magical Journey to Gulliver’s World: A Rainbow Adventure

A Magical Journey to Gulliver’s World: A Rainbow Adventure

  A Day of Delight at Gulliver’s World, Warrington The air was filled with excitement and anticipation as our group of Rainbows, aged between 5 and 7, embarked on a coach journey to Gulliver’s World in Warrington. Their eyes sparkled with the promise of a...

A Night to Remember: Brownies and Guides at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom

A Night to Remember: Brownies and Guides at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom

A Sparkling Adventure Begins Excitement was in the air as our group of Brownies and Guides gathered from various locations, all set for a unique adventure. The destination? The iconic Blackpool Tower, a place where dreams and dance intertwine. As the coach journeyed...

Waddow Hall Trust

Waddow Hall Trust

Girlguiding Lancashire South East county are supporting Waddow Hall Trust in their fundraising to purchase Waddow Hall from Girlguiding. As a county we have challenged our volunteers and units to take part in the 'Smarties tube challenge' where they sign up for the...

Volunteers’ Week 2023

Volunteers’ Week 2023

For Volunteers’ Week 2023, the county team set out to deliver our new ‘Thank You’ badge to every volunteer. Below are some of the photos taken of the badge presentations from the county team and Division commissioners. Happy Volunteers’ Week and thank you for...

49th Oldham Brownies at Woodbank Activity Centre

49th Oldham Brownies at Woodbank Activity Centre

49th Oldham Brownies had a great Residential last weekend at Woodbank Activity Centre in Merseyside. The weather was clear and we managed a campfire both nights. On Saturday the Baboon bus picked us up for a tour around the Safari and then we continued with a...

60th Oldham Guides Glowwalk for Alzheimer’s Society

60th Oldham Guides Glowwalk for Alzheimer’s Society

St Margaret’s and St Chad’s 60th Oldham Guides took part in the Glowwalk for Alzheimer’s Society in March and raised a huge £885.00! They had a fab night with over half the unit, the parents of the girls taking part and a Brownie sibling taking part in the walk. At...

Blackpool Sealife Centre Sleepover

Blackpool Sealife Centre Sleepover

21st Oldham Friezland Guides & Rangers had a sleepover at Blackpool's Sealife Centre! They also went up the Tower and visited Madame Tussauds before settling in for the night under the shark tunnel!!

England vs Austria Euro’s Opening Match

England vs Austria Euro’s Opening Match

21st Oldham Friezland Guides & Rangers went to watch the Womens football Euros opening match. England V Austria. It was an amazing trip and had a lasting effect as part of the unit are now obsessed with the Lionesses!

Joining unit meetings from university.

Joining unit meetings from university.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough for us all, making us feel more isolated. Girlguiding has brought us together again through the means of Zoom. It is often that Leaders who go off to university miss out on all the crazy, fun activities we do in our units. But, as...

How my role changed during lockdown.

How my role changed during lockdown.

By Sally Tolley, Growth and Communities Coordinator My role during lockdown changed as the needs of the County were very different. We recognised that units would need support to remain open throughout the pandemic and beyond. Our targets were changed to supporting...