Chiefs' Chat: Keeping Up The Guiding Spirit

Chiefs' Chat: Keeping Up The Guiding Spirit


Julie, Kathryn, and Emma reflect on World Thinking Day and share a positive message

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Emma Dixon: My top three trail-blazing women in STEM

Emma Dixon: My top three trail-blazing women in STEM


Our Assistant Region Chief Commissioner, Emma, shares her top three influential women in STEM.

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Nicky Patterson: A day in the life of an Air Traffic Controller

Nicky Patterson: A day in the life of an Air Traffic Controller


Nicky, Ranger leader and district and division commissioner, shares her career journey as a female Air Traffic Controller.

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Inspirational Isle of Man Volunteer Honoured For Outstanding Service to Girlguiding

Inspirational Isle of Man Volunteer Honoured For Outstanding Service to Girlguiding


Su Simpson receives a highly respected award for all her efforts changing the lives of girls in The Isle of Man.

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Our Guides and Rangers Take The Lead at Fulwood Barracks

Our Guides and Rangers Take The Lead at Fulwood Barracks


Guides and Rangers from Girlguiding North West England spent World Thinking Day developing their leadership skills as part of an initiative between Girlguiding and the British Army.

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Chiefs' Chat: Our sparkly month as a trio

Chiefs' Chat: Our sparkly month as a trio


Chiefs, Julie, Kathryn, and Emma reflect on their event attendances as a trio.

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Young Women Leave EU Parliament Feeling Inspired

Young Women Leave EU Parliament Feeling Inspired


Our young leaders join Gina Dowding, MEP, at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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Thoughful Brownies, Guides and Rangers from Lancaster offer kind words to Australian Wildfire victims

Thoughful Brownies, Guides and Rangers from Lancaster offer kind words to Australian Wildfire victims


Girlguiding Lancashire North West county members took action to support those affected by Australian Wildfires.

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Our Chiefs' are off to a cheerful start to the year

Our Chiefs' are off to a cheerful start to the year


Chiefs, Julie, Kathryn, and Emma reflect on their festive break and welcome the New Year

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Girlguiding North West England Mini Me Exchange

Girlguiding North West England Mini Me Exchange


We’re encouraging our members to join in our Mini Me exchange, to connect with other guiding members across the country.

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Hello to Our New Assistant Region Chief Commissioner

Hello to Our New Assistant Region Chief Commissioner


Girlguiding North West England welcomes youngest ever Assistant Region Chief Commissioner

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Emily's doing it for the girls: why she's challenging herself to an ULTRA marathon

Emily's doing it for the girls: why she's challenging herself to an ULTRA marathon


Emily Clarke shares why she's challenging herself to an ULTRA marathon, for the girls.

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Chiefs' Chat: How we ended the first year of our appointment

Chiefs' Chat: How we ended the first year of our appointment


Each month, Julie and Kathryn will be sharing what they've been up to as our Region Chief Team.

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1st Gisburn Brownies honoured to receive Blue Peter Badge

1st Gisburn Brownies honoured to receive Blue Peter Badge


Brownies from Girlguiding Lancashire East receive surprise visit from CBBC’s Blue Peter after involvement in largest girl-led movement to tackle plastic pollution.

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Lauren on how Motivate has helped her in more ways than one!

Lauren on how Motivate has helped her in more ways than one!


Lauren, Sport Young Leader, assistant leader, and youth commissioner shares her Motivate journey so far.

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This Christmas, we're encouraging our members to share some kind words

This Christmas, we're encouraging our members to share some kind words


This Christmas, we're encouraging our members to spread the Kindness and make someone's day with our #ChristmasKindess cards.

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Em shares her motivation to inspire more girls to engage in sports!

Em shares her motivation to inspire more girls to engage in sports!


Em on her Motivate journey so far.

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Chiefs' Chat: Welcome to our first-ever blog

Chiefs' Chat: Welcome to our first-ever blog


Each month, Julie and Kathryn, will be sharing what they've been up to as our Region Chief Team.

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Emma Ashman, 18-30s Adviser: Why I went for GOLD

Emma Ashman, 18-30s Adviser: Why I went for GOLD


Emma Ashman, our 18-30s Adviser, shares her experience of GO for Gold

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Top tips for planning and delivering a Motivate sport session

Top tips for planning and delivering a Motivate sport session


We share our top tips for planning and delivering a Motivate session.

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Girl Power: How getting active and social action can help you unlock your potential - a message from Kristen Stephenson, Head of Volunteering at Sport England

Girl Power: How getting active and social action can help you unlock your potential - a message from Kristen Stephenson, Head of Volunteering at Sport England


Kristen Stephenson, Head of Volunteering at Sport England, encourages girls and young women to get involved with Sports Social Action.

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We loved all your smashing #sweatyselfies(s)

We loved all your smashing #sweatyselfies(s)


We encouraged girls everywhere to share their #sweatyselfie to empower more girls to smash those barriers to sports!

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Guides in Girlguiding Lancashire South County join #plasticpromise, the UK’s biggest ever girl-led campaign to tackle plastic pollution

Guides in Girlguiding Lancashire South County join #plasticpromise, the UK’s biggest ever girl-led campaign to tackle plastic pollution


Girlguiding Lancashire South County join forces with Mitie to Act on Plastic.

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We're encouraging girls to take a #SweatySelfie

We're encouraging girls to take a #SweatySelfie


Girlguiding North West England is urging girls to take Sweaty Selfie to help more girls conquer those barriers to sport.

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We got Highly Commended at the North West Charity Awards!

We got Highly Commended at the North West Charity Awards!


Girlguiding North West England was highly commended at the annual North West Charity Awards – an annual ceremony to honour, recognise and celebrate outstanding professionals and best practice within charities.

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Backpacking in the Balkans with Girlguiding NWE

Backpacking in the Balkans with Girlguiding NWE


This summer, a group of rangers explored The Balkans and had the best experience!

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Getting the ball rolling with Sport Social Action

Getting the ball rolling with Sport Social Action


We've created a new challenge pack so the fun can continue for all sections!

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Girlguiding North West England Group Return From Trip of  Lifetime

Girlguiding North West England Group Return From Trip of Lifetime


Some of our members recently returned home from an exciting trip to Mexico, filled with fun, adventure, and new-found friendships.

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Girlguiding North West England return to Manchester Pride for fifth year running

Girlguiding North West England return to Manchester Pride for fifth year running


A group of Girlguiding North West England members championed their pride as they marched for LGBTQ+ rights in Manchester.

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Abseil takes homelessness awareness to new heights

Abseil takes homelessness awareness to new heights


A brave Rainbow leader has taken part in an abseil to raise funds for a homeless charity.

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Girlguiding North West England Volunteers Guide With Pride At Liverpool Pride

Girlguiding North West England Volunteers Guide With Pride At Liverpool Pride


A group of Girlguiding members from North West England showed their pride as they marched for LGBTQ+ rights in Liverpool.

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GIRLGUIDING NORTH WEST ENGLAND SHORTLISTED FOR THREE AWARDS AT NORTH WEST CHARITY AWARDS

GIRLGUIDING NORTH WEST ENGLAND SHORTLISTED FOR THREE AWARDS AT NORTH WEST CHARITY AWARDS


Girlguiding North West England has been shortlisted for three awards at the North West Charity Awards

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Girlguiding North West England release brand new Engineering Challenge

Girlguiding North West England release brand new Engineering Challenge


Girlguiding North West England marked International Women in Engineering Day (Sunday 23 June 2019) by launching a brand new engineering badge, Clever Cogs – Going Places.

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Young woman from Manchester rises to the challenge to achieve top Girlguiding award

Young woman from Manchester rises to the challenge to achieve top Girlguiding award


AN INSPIRATIONAL young woman from Ashton-under-Lyne has risen to the challenge to achieve the highest award in Girlguiding.

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Queen's birthday honour for inspirational Girlguiding volunteer from Manchester

Queen's birthday honour for inspirational Girlguiding volunteer from Manchester


Local volunteer recognised for her role empowering hundreds of girls and young women.

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Queen’s Birthday Honour for inspirational Cheshire Girlguiding volunteer

Queen’s Birthday Honour for inspirational Cheshire Girlguiding volunteer


Local volunteer recognised for her role empowering hundreds of girls and young women.

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Girlguiding Greater Manchester West receive prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Girlguiding Greater Manchester West receive prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service


Girlguiding Greater Manchester West County has been honoured with the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, for their dedication to the comfort bag scheme.

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...Life After Guiding Idols

...Life After Guiding Idols


We caught up with some of our past Guiding Idols to recognise and celebrate their achievements after their award

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Inspirational volunteer recognised for inclusion work

Inspirational volunteer recognised for inclusion work


Girlguiding volunteer, Louise Helsby, 24, is being recognised for the inclusion work she has been driving within Girlguiding North West England.

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'You are unique and the only person in the world that looks like you...be proud of that': Emma shares her drive for Body Positivity

'You are unique and the only person in the world that looks like you...be proud of that': Emma shares her drive for Body Positivity


Our Region Peer Education Trainer, Emma, shares her day at the WAGGS and Dove 'Free Being Me' event.

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Social action enthusiast paves the way as Girlguiding Sport Young Leader

Social action enthusiast paves the way as Girlguiding Sport Young Leader


An inspirational young woman from Manchester has risen to the challenge to become a Motivate Champion for Girlguiding North West England.

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Young woman from Lancashire North West rises to the challenge to achieve top Girlguiding award

Young woman from Lancashire North West rises to the challenge to achieve top Girlguiding award


YOUNG WOMAN FROM LANCASHIRE NORTH WEST RISES TO THE CHALLENGE TO ACHIEVE TOP GIRLGUIDING AWARD

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The Region Chief Commissioner's Big World Thinking Day Tour

The Region Chief Commissioner's Big World Thinking Day Tour


Our Region Chief Commissioners joined in on all the World Thinking Day fun across the region.

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A huge welcome to our new Deputy Region Chief Commissioner

A huge welcome to our new Deputy Region Chief Commissioner


A huge welcome to Kathryn Qattan, our new Deputy Region Chief Commissioner

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Get Your Unit Involved In Our Awesome Social Action Project

Get Your Unit Involved In Our Awesome Social Action Project


Use sport social action to connect with your community and bring positive change.

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Become a Motivate champion

Become a Motivate champion


Learn new skills and face a new challenge as a Motivate champion

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More Young People at Girlguiding North West England to Benefit from DofE Diamond Fund

More Young People at Girlguiding North West England to Benefit from DofE Diamond Fund


Girlguiding North West England is delighted to announce that it has received a grant from The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’s (DofE) Diamond fund to enable members to achieve the prestigious award.

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Charlotte Bond On What Sparks Her Interest in Politics

Charlotte Bond On What Sparks Her Interest in Politics


Charlotte, 16, Warrington Rangers, offers an insight into what inspires her to get involved in politics and how her day with Baroness Jenkins lived up to her expectation.

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BLOG: My Day at the House of Lords

BLOG: My Day at the House of Lords


Jessica Walmsley shares her shadowing experience at the House of Lords

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Comfort Bags: The Small Act of Kindness Making a Big Impact

Comfort Bags: The Small Act of Kindness Making a Big Impact


Comfort bags: The small act of kindness making a big impact How the Comfort Bag Scheme went from 0 to 10,000 in just three years.

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Announcing Our New Region Chief Commissioner

Announcing Our New Region Chief Commissioner


Julie Walton will begin her role as Region Chief Commissioner in March 2019.

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A Special Congratulations to Our Queen's Guides

A Special Congratulations to Our Queen's Guides


A huge well-done and a congratulations is in order for the four inspiring young women who received their Queen's Guides Award over the weekend.

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Win an inspirational book and feature in our upcoming campaign!

Win an inspirational book and feature in our upcoming campaign!


For National Poetry Day 2018, we are celebrating what GirlguidingNWE means to our members, by inviting them to share their exciting Girlguiding journey through artful poetry.

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So you've got your results - now what?

So you've got your results - now what?


Top tips on how to find your ideal career

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"It has taught me that women are just as, if not more, capable than men at succeeding in high powered roles" - Lauren Wheeler on her experience at Camp CEO

"It has taught me that women are just as, if not more, capable than men at succeeding in high powered roles" - Lauren Wheeler on her experience at Camp CEO


Following Lauren's experience at Camp CEO

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The Motivate Project: Empowering Girls to Engage with Sports

The Motivate Project: Empowering Girls to Engage with Sports


We are looking for members of the Senior Section, ages 14-18 years, to be part of our brand new sports social action project, Motivate, sports social action through guiding!

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Saying Goodbye to Julie Bell, as our region chief commissioner

Saying Goodbye to Julie Bell, as our region chief commissioner


We’re extremely proud to announce that our Region Chief Commissioner, Julie Bell, has been appointed as Deputy Chief Guide with effect from 1 August 2018. We’re sad to see her go but equally excited to see her fuel her spirited commitment to Girlguiding on a national scale.

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The Region Vice Presidents

The Region Vice Presidents


Girlguiding North West England has a comprehensive team of volunteers who ensure the work of the charity is undertaken. Our region vice presidents act as ambassadors for our Region.

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Branding Made Simple

Branding Made Simple


To try and make things a little easier for you, we have produced a ‘Branding Made Simple’ guide which covers all the basics of the Girlguiding branding!

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