News from 2018

Our Bee Badges raise over £5000 for charity and 2nd Monton Guides create a Bee for the Bee Trail

#GMWFest2018

#GMWFest2018

On 6 July, 118 members from 15 Guide units and 5 Ranger units came together at Ashley Activity Centre for the fantastic #GMWFest2018; the Girlguiding Greater Manchester West festival weekend. ...
2nd Monton (St Paul’s) Guides, Eccles -  Bee in The City, Manchester 23/07/2018 - 23/09/2018

2nd Monton (St Paul’s) Guides, Eccles - Bee in The City, Manchester 23/07/2018 - 23/09/2018

2nd Monton Guides were each presented with the GMW Bee Badge; a badge for everyone, the proceeds of which are donated to "The Manchester Children's Ward”, and as a result the unit decided to...
Ashley House Makeover

Ashley House Makeover

In June 2017 Sue Fraser (Ashley Activity Centre’s maintenance lead and an expert in grant applications!) applied, on our behalf, to the Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation for a grant to cover...
BP Adventure - Liverpool, May 2018

BP Adventure - Liverpool, May 2018

This was the first Baden Powell challenge adventure I have organised as BP co-ordinator for Greater Manchester West. It was very different to running my usual Guide or Brownie getaways as the...
Manchester Bee Badge

Manchester Bee Badge

The Manchester Bee Badge is a badge for everyone, created by a member of Girlguiding GMW. The money raised from the sale of these badges will be donated to "The Manchester Children's Ward" that...
NHS Art Competition

NHS Art Competition

To celebrate the NHS's 70th birthday this year, Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have a fantastic competition just for Girlguiding members. This competition continues our collaboration with the...
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...
Presentation Evening 2018

Presentation Evening 2018

Our annual presentation evening was hosted this year by Stretford and Old Trafford Division on April 26th and was a huge success. At the start of the night we celebrated a Region Chief...
6th Monton Brownies - Basic Life Training

6th Monton Brownies - Basic Life Training

Trainers from the Advanced Life Support Group visited 6th Monton Brownies over 2 meetings delivering sessions an hour long to show the Brownies and leaders how to deal with both...
Manchester Storm ‘Rock the Block’

Manchester Storm ‘Rock the Block’

On Saturday 10th March, I was with 4th Sale Central Brownies and Guides on a trip to the Silver Blades Ice Rink, Altrincham, to watch Manchester Storm play a game of ice hockey against the Fife...
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