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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 [email protected].

Activity Days for All Sections 2019

September 23, 2019

2019 has seen a change in style for our section activity days. We decided to use TCR the Hub at Barnard Castle to give the girls some adventures that they might never have had the chance to do before. The Rainbows had their day in May and enjoyed the delights of High Ropes, Archery, Kite ...

Barnard Castle Brownies Take Action Project

September 23, 2019

Barnard Castle and Startforth Brownies enjoyed evenings litter picking around the town. This was part of their Take Action Theme from the programme and gave the girls a chance to get out around the town and see how the environment could be improved. Some of the girls were so inspired they went away wanting to do ...

Wellies & Wristbands – August 2019

August 26, 2019

Girls and young women from Durham South had the time of their lives over the Bank Holiday weekend at the UK’s biggest girl-only music festival, Wellies and Wristbands. Leaders from Durham South also got involved by volunteering to help make the event a success. Wellies and Wristbands, organised by Girlguiding, took place at Waddow Hall in ...

Anna McNuff – Barefoot Britain in Durham South

August 4, 2019

On Sunday 4th August 2019, Anna McNuff met members of Durham South to deliver a talk to inspire girls in the midst of her ‘Barefoot Britain’ challenge where she was running the equivalent of 100 marathons barefoot! Anna is an adventurer, author and self-confessed mischief maker. On a mission to explore the limit of her ...

3rd Spennymoor Brownies go to London 16.03.2019

March 16, 2019

We arrived by train via Platform 9 3/4 then we went off to Pax Lodge, the Girlguiding World Centre, by bus. We had a tour then games and songs from around the world. After that we had lunch, followed by a Pinning Ceremony. Off we went again, by tube this time, and were treated like ...