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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...

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Space to Grow Together

Space to Grow Together

By Sally Tolley Space to Grow Together was a joint project with the Scout Association to make sure that even more young people had access to the skills and fun that we offer. An incredible £2.4million was secured from Pears Foundation, #iwill, the National Lottery...

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Pancake Day 2021

Pancake Day 2021

By Emma Bucys For Pancake Day 2021 I ran a series of pancake challenges for 26th Oldham Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers. From pancake world records to types of pancakes, we learnt some interesting facts. We ate homemade pancakes over Zoom whilst completing...

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Rainbows and Brownies make Worry Monsters

Rainbows and Brownies make Worry Monsters

By Lyndsey Hendry Fab zoom session with the 22nd/44th Rochdale rainbows and 43rd Rochdale brownies on relaxation and a little bit of mindfulness. The girls learned some breathing exercises, tried yoga (yes I did nearly fall over, I’m not cut out for yoga) and made...

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Rangers make Quiches over Zoom

Rangers make Quiches over Zoom

By Catherine Brierley 21st Oldham Rangers had a lovely night making mini quiches...we were still in shock that they wanted to do something 'savoury' for a change & loved watching them washing their own pots at home...who knew?

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Oldham West have Christmas Night In

Oldham West have Christmas Night In

By Oldham West Division As a result of our annual Christmas night out being cancelled, Oldham West Division decided to do a virtual Christmas Night In. A fun evening filled with a quiz and daft games, enjoyed by all. With categories for music, trivia and guess the...

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Snow White and the Brownies

Snow White and the Brownies

By Michelle Dixon 49th Oldham Brownies (St. Matthews) performed their first virtual Panto: Snow White and the Brownies. We thought if we can't go to the Panto this year, let's create our own.  Parts were chosen and Leaders posted out scripts for the Brownies...

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Christmas Zoom Party for Rochdale Rainbows + Brownies

Christmas Zoom Party for Rochdale Rainbows + Brownies

By Lyndsey Hendry 22nd Rochdale rainbows and 43rd Rochdale brownies had a fun filled Christmas zoom party to finish our year off. They had a quiz, bingo, decorated Christmas jumper biscuits and Christmas figure parachute. Best bit was the two unexpected challenges-...

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Rochdale units: Act Your Age for Children In Need

Rochdale units: Act Your Age for Children In Need

By Lyndsey Hendry 22nd Rochdale Rainbows & 43rd Rochdale brownies undertook their Act your age challenge during our zoom session last night. The girls did a quiz, age challenges including putting 5 t-shirts/jumpers on, finding 6 things beginning with b, balancing...

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Oldham Brownies complete Remembrance Sunday Activities

By Valerie Roscoe This week at our zoom meeting 16th East Oldham Brownies followed the Remembrance Sunday ideas from the Guide website. It is very good. I had asked the girls to paint or stick a poppy on a stone over half term, emailed some pictures to copy. Then on...

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