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What’s Been Happening

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 [email protected].

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 ...

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 ...