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.

Trefoil Day out 16th June 2018

On the 16th June 2018, our Trefoil Guild attended the Birmingham Symphony Hall. The evening entertainment included a perforance with Tarantara Choir, followed by Abba’s Angels, (an ABBA tribute band.) The speaker for 2018 was Dr Suzie Imber, Associate Professor of...

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...

Upcoming Events/Training

All Trainings  are bookable through the training calendar.

  • A Safe Space 20 Jan 19 – L2, L3, L4 at County weekend12 Feb 19 – L2 (please do L1 online prior)

    23 Mar 19 – L4

    6 Apr 19 – L3 (please do L3 online part prior)

    First Response (FR) & First Aid Renewal (FAR)

    19 Jan 19 – First Aid Renewal FAR

    9 Mar 19 – First Aid Renewal FAR

    27 Apr 19 – First Response FR


    Leadership Trainings

    12 Mar 19 – Intro to Guiding (1)

    26 Mar 19 – Your Role in the Programme (2)


    Trainings 2019

    18-20 Jan 19 County Weekend and Leadership Fast Track at Waddow £60 pp

    15-16 March Transitions Weekend

    7-9 May 19 County Skills Week

  • Ready Steady Cook – Guides/Rangers – 30 March 2019
  • Rainbow Day – Gullivers World – 11 May 2019
  • Brownie/Guide Day – Lightwater Valley – 9 June 2019
  • 13+ Guides and Rangers – Camp – 12 to 15 July 2019
  • Disneyland Paris – Feb 2020 – Guides/Rangers/Leaders
  • Eurojam – July/August 2020 – 14+ Guides/Rangers


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