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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.

Leaders help the homeless – 15.02.2020

February 15, 2020

Leaders from Shildon and St Helens units attended a Crisp packet workshop on Saturday 15th February, where they turned washed crisp packets into blankets and bivvy bags for homeless people. Such a simple idea and very effective and easy to make. The bivvy bags were a bit more complicated as they need a ‘window’. ...

Raising funds for Girlguiding Australia Disaster Fund 27.01.2020

January 27, 2020

St Helen’s Auckland Rainbows and Brownies held a fundraising event for the Girlguiding Australia disaster fund by bringing in 1p and 2p coins. They used these coins to create wonderful displays by covering a trefoil picture and getting creative. After a hiccup with the counting machine, which stopped working through over use, our total raised ...

North East England Advent Service – 7.12.2019

December 7, 2019

On Saturday 7th December 2019, members of Girlguiding from all over our Region travelled to York Minster for a festive advent service. Standards were paraded from Counties all over the region and a congregation of guiding blue enjoyed Christmas Carols and readings.

Durham Division Bring Festive Cheer – 7.12.2019

December 7, 2019

Members of Durham Division brought festive cheer to their local area by becoming Santa’s helpers, collecting money for local charities.

Good Service Award for Diane Farrer – 5.12.2019

December 5, 2019

Our County Commissioner, Diane Farrer, was presented with the Good Service award by County President, Jean Foulds. “Di has always worked hard within the county, but since becoming County Commissioner her service has been exemplary.” Diane not only plays a huge role within Durham South but also North East England Region. Thank you and well done Diane!