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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.

County Commissioner surprised with Laurel Award

October 27, 2020

https://twitter.com/GirlGuiding_DS/status/1321083388288225283 A great afternoon was had taking our County Commissioner, Di Farrer, by surprise as she was presented with the Laurel Award by NEE Chief Commissioner Linda Grant. The Laurel Award is one of the highest awards within Girlguiding, given to adult members of Girlguiding, or a Branch Association, in recognition of outstanding service to guiding. It was worth all ...

A long-awaited Brownie Session

October 19, 2020

3rd Spennymoor Brownies dusted the cobwebs off their uniforms for their first face to face outdoor meeting at Camp House for an afternoon of fun, adventures and autumn crafts. We started off with a picnic under several canopies erected by our parents so that no one even noticed the weather! It was lovely to hear ...

Darlington Rangers Take Action and Make Change

July 16, 2020

Woodlands District Ranger Unit, in Darlington, have completed their Make Change Stage 5 Skills builder during lockdown. This badge covers the following topics within its activities: The power you have to influence situations Spreading a change-making message Exploring the steps in a change-making campaign Identifying issues you care about Thinking about the needs of others The Rangers discussed many topics while ...

Durham South Adventures at Home

May 9, 2020

While Girlguiding meetings across the country cease during social distancing measures, Girlguiding activities continue within the homes of many members across Durham South. Girlguiding Durham South #PassThePromise! We may be apart but we are still a #GuidingFamily @Girlguiding @GuidingMembers @GirlguidingNEE pic.twitter.com/LVM93A5rs6 — Girlguiding Durham South County (@GirlGuiding_DS) May 2, 2020 Many of our Young Members have ...

Durham South keep its Guiding Light shining during COVID-19 lockdown

March 26, 2020

Since Monday 16th March 2020 at 21:00 regular Girlguiding meetings across the country were shut down to follow Government advice around social distancing to combat the spread of Coronavirus. Girlguiding Leaders across Durham South have not let this situation extinguish our ‘Guiding Light’, pulling together to help girls and young women across the County continue ...