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If you have been to an event with Girlguiding Durham South County or have done something you’d like us to hear about, send some photos and a short article on what you got up to, to info@girlguidingdurhamsouth.org.uk.

Brownie Sisters Lend a Hand

September 8, 2021

Lizzie and Jenny are sisters and both Brownies in 3rd Spennymoor Brownies. Jenny grew her beautiful blonde hair for the sole intention to have it cut off so she could donate it to the Little Princess Trust which provides wigs to children after losing their hair, to cancer. The Princess Trust is an amazing organisation ...

Big Thank Yous for years of service!

September 3, 2021

Girlguiding wouldn’t function without its many fantastic volunteers, and in Darlington Locomotion Division there have been many volunteers thanked and awarded for their service. Pauline has retired after 33 years at St Teresa’s Brownies and Margaret for 15 years at St Teresa’s Brownies and Rainbows. Maureen received her 40 Year service award in various units and lots ...

Brownie Silver Award for Lucy

September 2, 2021

The 3rd Spennymoor Brownies have waved goodbye to one of their original brownies, Lucy, who has been with them since they opened in May 2019. Lucy Woodgate reached her Brownies Silver award, mainly during lockdown. Along side this, Lucy also had her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust, who make wigs for children who ...

Girlguiding still running despite challenges of COVID

February 27, 2021

Teesdale Mercury Article A wonderful article highlighting that our Guiding lights still shine on even during a pandemic! Read the article: https://www.teesdalemercury.co.uk/news/dales-guide-units-face-up-to-challenges-posed-by-covid19

3rd Spennymoor Brownies mark Remembrance Day

November 13, 2020

3rd Spennymoor Brownies had an amazing week learning all about the vital role of Girl Guides during WW1 & WW2. They rounded this off with a visit to their zoom meeting from Natalie McCracken, who served as an army medic in the intensive care unit at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. The Brownies bombarded her with ...