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Youth Commission – Police and Crime

 Cheshire Youth Commission – Get Involved

 Youth Commission are currently recruiting young people to join the Cheshire Youth Commission on Police and Crime – an exciting initiative partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner, David Keane.

The Cheshire Youth Commission allows young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police & Crime Commissioner and Cheshire

The Youth Commission is aimed at young people who live in Cheshire, Warrington and Halton aged 14-25 years who want to make a difference to their community. 

They are looking for a diverse group of young people from different backgrounds and life experiences to take part, including those who have direct experience of the criminal justice system.

You can download the application documents.

Please contact this address with any queries or email your application forms back by 20 July 2018 to

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:

Splash days 2018 and free taster day

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

The Water Team are looking for more volunteers and to encourage you they are offering a free taster day on Sunday 20 May from 12.00 to 16.00. Meet the team and have taster sail or paddle.  Tatton Open Day

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 :

Trefoil Events: Strollers, Border Crafters, Country Dancing


Next date: Thursday 12 July for a walk and visit to a well dressing in Hathersage, Derbyshire and stroll along Stanage Edge. Meet at 10.30 in the car park of the Scotsman’s Pack Country Inn, School Lane, Hathersage. Postcode S32 1BZ. If you are intending to join us for lunch please let Tricia Wilson know in advance.

Border Crafters

Our next meeting is Monday 09 July, 2.00 pm – visit to Chesterfield.

Country Dancing

Our next dancing will on Monday 06 August at the New Life Church in Congleton at 2pm.

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!

Remembrance – Arts Award

Cheshire East Council is committed to ensuring young people know about WW1 and the sacrifices made by people in our region. We have commissioned Louise and Joanne, to deliver this work and have underwritten the cost – meaning that this is free of charge to you.

Workshops are tailored to the needs of your young people, and can include drama, art, creative writing, object handling and archive material specific to your town/village/area.  Young People can also gain an Arts Award from their work and participation in these workshops.  For more details click the links below:



or visit the website