Scouting in North West England - The Scout Association Counties - Greater Manchester West Scout County

Greater Manchester West Scout County

Greater Manchester West is one of three Scout Counties which cover the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, and provides a Scouting programme to the metropolitan boroughs of Leigh, Salford, Trafford and Wigan.

Within the Scout County there are three Scout Groups listed among the 'first troops' founded in 1908:

  • 1st Worsley (originally: 6th Eccles)
  • 1st Flixton (L'Avenir)
  • 1st Stretford (Longford)

The County is currently divided into nine Scout Districts:

  • Altrincham and District
  • Ellesmere
  • Lilford District Lilford District Scouts
  • Sale and District
  • Salford
  • Stretford
  • Swinton and Pendlebury
  • Urmston and District
  • Wigan and District

Atherton and Tyldesley and Leigh and District were merged on 1 October 2009 to form Lilford District.

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