GFS Pilling: Keeping Village Traditions Afloat

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From scarecrow competitions to village galas, most UK villages have their own quirks and traditions – some even dating back hundreds of years. It’s no different for Pilling, a village based within the Wyre borough of Lancashire, celebrating its annual … Continued

Interview: My Work Experience with GFS

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At the beginning of July 2018, we welcomed Savannah Young, age 14, into Girls Friendly Society Head Office for a week-long work experience placement. Savannah gained insight into the work of the organisation and the sector as a whole, as … Continued

National Volunteers’ Week

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Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution that volunteers make across the UK. We are lucky enough to have over 170 people volunteering for GFS, all of whom are integral to the running of 40 groups across … Continued

Top Ten Feminist Anthems

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♫ Sisters are doin’ it for themselves.♫ We’ve put together this top ten playlist of inspirational female performers/songwriters. What better way to celebrate the lives and music of these empowering women than to put your headphones in, turn up the … Continued

Annual Review 2017

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Our Annual Review provides an overview of who we are, what we have been up to and our impact during 2016/17. This year we are working hard to build on these achievements and engage more people to support us in … Continued

Great Yarmouth and Skegness Projects to close

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A statement from Iana Vidal, Girls Friendly Society Chair of the Board of Trustees regarding the decision to close the GFS Great Yarmouth and GFS Skegness Projects: At its meeting in November 2017, the GFS Investment Committee considered the historical … Continued