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Join us for a last look . . . .

Egerton Hall County Residential Centre

Come and join us for a last look round and open day

Saturday 13 October 2018

Drop in any time between 2.00pm and 8.00pm
Come along and take a last nostalgic peek at our County Residential Activity Centre and Archives before we finally close.
Share your happy memories of Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior Section  Residentials, County Trainings, Social Events etc. enjoyed at Egerton for over 36 years.
Tea, coffee, cakes on offer all day and optional pie and peas supper at 6.30 pm.
Small donations for refreshments welcome.

If you would like pie and peas, please contact Tricia Wilson on tricia.guiding@gmail.com or 07724 145929 for catering purposes.

Looking forward to seeing you there.


Motivate – for 14 – 18 year olds

Please find below an information flyer about the new sports project Motivate, sports social action through guiding. It’s all about recruiting and training our older girls aged 14-18 years in sport related skills and leadership. 

Motivate Flyer

The first training day for our Sport Young Leaders has already taken place. More will follow  but if we have a   group of 10 girls or more in the county that want to get involved then a training day can be organised for them locally.



Launch of New Programme

 

The county team invites all volunteers to the launch of the new girlguiding programme.

It will be held in two venues, one north and one south of the county. Refreshments will be served from 7.00pm until 7.25pm at both      venues.

  • Tuesday 4th September 2018 – The Hunters Lodge, Sydney Road, Crewe, CW1 5LU, 7.30pm start.
  • Wednesday 5th September 2018 – Pinewood on Wilmslow, 180 Wilmslow Road, Handforth, SK9 3LF, 7.30pm start.

To all units which attend this event, they will receive “free of charge”, one skill builder pack, one handbook and one badge and award book relevant to their section.

There will be no charge for this exciting event but if a place is booked and the applicant does not attend then there will be a £5 charge.

Places are limited so please book your place as soon as possible.     The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st July 2018.

Please complete the booking form here

We look forward to celebrating with you on the next stage of our  journey.

 


Wreath Making Challenge

After seeing the advert for a funding opportunity through the Big Ideas Unremembered Wreath challenge in February’s Borderlines, my Brownie unit have entered a wreath into the competition.

We hope that it may be selected to be used at a commemorative service where Heads of Commonwealth countries will lay wreaths in honour of the men who formed part of the commonwealth Labour Corps.

The photo shows the wreath we submitted.

Helen Kynnersley, Leader 1st Mobberley Brownies

 

 


Vote 100 Challenge Pack

Have you seen Region’s brand new challenge badge celebrating 100 years of votes for women?
The ‘Vote 100‘ pack is filled with activities focusing on the key roles that women have played over the last 100 years and how their actions have changed the lives of girls and women for the better!

Check out the fantastic challenge here:

http://www.girlguidingnwe.org.uk/leaders-area/region-resources-and-challenge-badges/vote-100/


Splash days 2018

This year’s splash dates are 13 May, 03 June, 17 June, 01 July (full) and 16 Sept.(full)

Unfortunately we have had to reduce the numbers for each splash day as wehave insufficient instrustors. See last paragraph below!

The application form is now available. Any day is for all age groups except Rainbows.

2018 Splash Booking Form

Early booking is recommended.

The Tatton Water Team are looking for new volunteers. If you’d enjoy encouraging girls to grow through outdoor water based activities please contact us. Qualifications not necessary as training can be arranged.
The team also require an administrator to receive booking requests, send out details to booked Guide/Brownie groups and manage booking payments. This would take a few hours during Feb/March/April and then a short time each week before a Splash day to collate last minute changes.
If able to help please contact : water@girlguidingcheshireborder.org.uk

Trefoil Events: Strollers, Border Crafters, Country Dancing

Strollers

Next date: Monday 17 September

We meet on Monday 17 September at 10.30 am at Audlem Car Park, Cheshire Street, Audlem CW3 0AH. Lunch will be at The Lord Cumbermere Pub, Audlem at 1.p.m.

Border Crafters

Our next meeting is Monday 10 September, 2.00 pm.

Country Dancing

Monday 06 August at the New Life Church in Congleton at 2pm has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Monday 3 September.

Please let the organisers know if you are attending any of these events so that there will be enough refreshments/materials. Thank you.


3rd Poynton Rangers and 1st Poynton Guides enjoy Switzerland 2017

A once in a life time trip to Switzerland

20 members of 3rd Poynton Rangers and 1st Poynton Guides enjoyed a once in a life time trip to Switzerland staying in a chalet amidst breath taking views in Adleboden.

The group , led by six Leaders, spent a week visiting the fantastic sites of Switzerland including Oeschinen lake where they also whizzed down the mountain on the 750 ft Toboggan run, Trümmelbach falls, a series of 10 natural glacier waterfalls inside a cave, a beautiful river cruise on the picturesque river Thun, a visit to the international Scout centre in Kandesteg and a exhilarating afternoon in an adventure park where they zoomed across zip lines over a river which got higher until the last challenge which was a jump off a bridge! And even a trip to the top of a mountain to watch how cheese is made!

 

Everyone had a fantastic time, including the seven year old Brownie who also came. A highlight of the trip for all was a visit to Our Chalet, one of the Girl Guiding World Centres.

A huge thanks to all our parents, friends and family who supported the fundraising for the trip and to the Leaders who led the trip.

Next stop, Sangam, the World Centre in India!