Accrington Division

Accrington Division is made up of 15 Rainbow units, 18 Brownie units, 11 Guide units and 3 Senior Section Units including 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...

Upcoming Events/Training

  • Intro to Guiding – Ribble Valley 6 June 2018
  • First Aid Refresher – Darwen – 7 June 2018
  • Water Day – 10 June 2018
  • Your Role in the Programme – Ribble Valley 20 June 2018
  • A Safe Space L2  – Ribble Valley 23 June 2018
  • LE County ACM– 28 June 2018
  • COUNTY RAINBOW DAY – 30 June 2018
  • A Safe Space L3 – Ribble Valley 7 July 2018
  • First Response – 15 July 2018

 

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