Accrington Division

Accrington Division is made up of 15 Rainbow units, 18 Brownie units, 11 Guide units and 1 Ranger unit.  Our Division commissioner is Paula Duncan, and under her leadership we are giving fabulous opportunities to over 500 girls.

Rishton Guides Wow At Festival!

Rishton Guides Wow At Festival!

Guiding units from Rishton took part in the annual Rishton Festival held on Saturday 1st July at Norden High School. It was a great way to promote Guiding and to make some much needed funds, the girls and their leaders had a mystery prize...

2017 Accrington Carnival

2017 Accrington Carnival

Units from Accrington Division took part in the 2017 Accrington Carnival held on Sunday 25th June 2017. It was a great event and the girls flew the flag of Girlguiding brilliantly. It was so lovely to proudly take part in such a great community event.

Accrington’s Golden President

Accrington’s Golden President

Not many (if any!) guiders will be able to recall an event or a time in their guiding life without it featuring Christine Duckworth. Accrington’s Division President has now achieved 50 years in Guiding and she has been an inspiration to us all. Christine is fun,...

Accrington Guider celebrates 50 years of marriage

Accrington Guider celebrates 50 years of marriage

Earlier this year Pat Fawcett of Cambridge St Rainbows, Accrington, celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary.  Pat, now a unit helper with the rainbow group, co-founded the guide unit at Cambridge St back in 1975 with Joan Maden and has been an active member of...

Congratulations Brownies

Congratulations Brownies

Four brownies from the 16th Accrington brownie unit made their promise at a pool party at Daisyfield baths.  The girls had been working on their promise with lots of pre-promise activities and celebrated with an exclusive party in the pool.  Shelley Whitehead, of...

Dementia Challenge

The Dementia Friend Challenge is now being rolled out to all units around Accrington Division.  This badge has been created especially for us through liaison with Girlguiding UK, the Alzheimer's Society and the Dementia Action Alliance Team in Hyndburn. We are hoping...

Recent News & Blogs

Like Us On Facebook

Upcoming Events/Training

 

  • L1 Introduction to Guiding ALQ – Nelson – 18 September 2017
  • New GO – Nelson – 18 September 2017
  • First Aid Renewal – Burnley and Pendle – 28 September 2017
  • L2 Your Role in the Programme – Nelson – 2 October 2017
  • New GO – Nelson – 2 October 2017
  • A Safe Space (Level 1 and 2) – 12 October
  • A Safe Space (Level 3) – 21 October 2017
  • First Response – 21 October 2017
  • First Aid Renewal – Ribble Valley – 5 November 2017
  • County Leader’s Training Weekend-Cheshire – 24 -26 November 2017
  • ALQ Fast Track and Going Away (including First Response or Refresher) – 26-28 January 2018
  • YL ALQ Transitions weekend 16-18 year olds (including First Response or Refresher) – 9-10 March 2018
Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.