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 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 ...

COVID-19 Girlguiding Updates

March 18, 2020

Following Girlguiding advice relating to face to face meetings, the Annual Review will not be taking place( 30th April) , and the Rainbow Activity day will be cancelled( May 2nd). The Exec meeting scheduled for 31st March will not take place either. Any information that comes up from HQ will be passed on as and ...

Rainbows Opportunity – Mini Professors

February 28, 2020

A great new science group called Mini Professors Durham are offering sessions for your Rainbows groups across the county. “The sessions are aimed at under 7s so Rainbows would be the ideal age range. One of the things I am passionate about is getting girls interested in science, so working with a young group of girls ...

Air Trail High Ropes Course at Tees Barrage

February 27, 2020

This opportunity has been sent to us via email: For a limited time only customers can hire Air Trail for Just £250 for either a day time or a night session! With a capacity of 55 people you can get the UK’s biggest high ropes course all to yourself for JUST £4.55 PER PERSON with this ...

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’. ...