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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].

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 ...

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.