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Summer competition in partnership with Happy Dogs

We have teamed up with Happy Dogs Daycare in Dukinfield who would like our members to design a poster for their puppy parties which take place every Saturday.  The competition is open to Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members to help design a leaflet to be printed and distributed across Manchester and the Tameside area. The […]

Bee badges now available to order!

It’s nearly time to unveil the final design for our Bee! We’ve been working closely with our Artist Jodie Silverman and she has created a truly amazing bee. To celebrate our Bee we have worked with young members to design and create a special badge to celebrate the Bee in the City Trail. Badges are […]

We’re ‘buzzing’ with excitement and we want you to ‘bee’ a part of it!

You may have seen on social media that the ‘Bee in the City’ Trail is coming to Manchester this summer and Girlguiding Manchester are pleased to announce that we will taking part!  We need your help to design our Bee and an accompanying Bee badge (more details to be released soon). The template to design […]

Training and events calendar updated

If you need a first aid training (full course or renewal), a safe space training or are looking for information about international travel, then visit our Events page for the most up-to date-list. You’ll also find information and booking forms for our book and go camps, Camp Rainbow and our outdoor activities day.

Volunteer vacancy – Chair of Finance

We’re looking for a Chair of Finance to join our team.  This person will be: A good communicator Able to work as part of a team Have knowledge and experience of budget management Have knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and practices The Chair of Finance is an adviser to the County Commissioner and County […]

Girlguiding Manchester’s Red Riding Hood Challenge is launched

Girlguiding Manchester is proud to launch it’s Red Riding Hood challenge.  The challenge and badge, which was piloted earlier in the year, is now being rolled out across the County and is expected to be picked up on a wider scale. The specially designed badge covers a wide spectrum of topics and will allow for discussions […]

Tameside Arts Award 2017

On Thursday 6th April 2017 around 160 Rainbows, Brownies and Guides received their Art Award certificate in a Presentation Evening at Dukinfield Town Hall.  The Civic Mayor of Tameside, Councillor Philip Fitzpatrick and Girlguiding Northwest England Assistant Region Commissioner Mel Price presented each of the girls with their certificate and a badge. The evening was […]

4th Glossop Brownies go on a trip to the farm!

4th Glossop (All Saints) Brownies visited Ashes Farm in Glossop which is a local family run farm on Bank Holiday Monday 24th April. The Brownies had such a lovely time and took part in some fantastic activities such as stroking the bulls and helping feed the Bulls their tea! Nick Goddard (Ashes Farm Farmer) and Joshua […]

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

Dementia Awareness Week is a national event which runs from the 14th to 20th May this year. Brownies from 3rd and 6th Debdale unit from Debdale and Gorton District have been busy making ‘Forget Me Nots’ to raise awareness of Dementia alongside Vision Trefoil Guild. The nots have been handed in to Tameside Council and will […]

Calling all students!

Girlguiding Manchester are calling for more student volunteers to help enrich the lives of girls and young women in Manchester! Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers enjoy a hugely varied, girl-led programme of activities, incorporating everything from world issues and science to adventure sports, social action and international travel, and it is our volunteers and leaders who […]