Trafford Award

This award is presented annually to an individual (child or adult), unit or group in Girlguiding GMW, from any area, who have been giving service in the community over a period of a time. It is not awarded for a one off piece of service or service that is solely Guiding based.

Nominations may be submitted to the County secretary at any time during the year for the presentation to be made at the County's Annual Gathering.

Examples of previous recipients:

  • A volunteer who regularly visits patients in a hospice
  • A Brownie unit who has entertained residents of a care home at Christmas over a period of years
  • A Guide unit for the help they give backstage to a local dancing school's annual charity fund raising show and have done so for 15+ years
  • An individual member who helped care for a disabled person at weekends enabling them to continue living in their own home
  • A leader who helped co-ordinate the comfort bag scheme
Trafford Award

Quote from recipient

"I was extremely honoured to receive this award"

Pat Mayle - 2017, for the Comfort Bag scheme

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