Golden moment for Rainbows and Brownies

Emily, Tanisha and Lirael with their Gold Awards.

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Fort William Rainbows and Brownies have held there first face-to-face meeting, outdoors and socially distanced, since March.

Three Gold awards, the highest award in Rainbows and Brownies, were presented with Tanisha Sanger being the first Rainbow in Lochaber to achieve the Gold award under the exciting new programme.

Tanisha Sanger with her Gold award

Lirael Gregory and Emily Groundwater achieved their Brownie Gold awards through a mixture of the old and new programmes. Nancy Gregory gained her Bronze award.

Pack leader Louise Giles said: ‘Congratulations to them all they have worked very hard.

‘We also said goodbye to all our older Brownies who have moved on to join the Guides in Kilmallie.’

During lockdown those who have been able have joined in Zoom meetings and now all the units in Kilmallie and Fort William are holding a mix of outdoor and Zoom get togethers.

‘We can’t always rely on the weather,’ added Louise.

If anyone, adult or girl, is interested in joining in the fun they can go to to find information and to register.