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].

A camp to remember

July 3, 2023

On the weekend of the 30th June – 2nd July 2023, members from across Girlguiding Durham South came together for a camp all about the traditions of Guiding. ‘Ethel’s camp’ was organised in memory of a well known Durham South Guide Leader, who had been volunteering for nearly fifty years. Ethel loved all traditional aspects of ...

Darlington Community Carnival

June 28, 2023

On Saturday 24th June 2023 the 5th Darlington Rainbows and Brownies took part in the Darlington Community Carnival. This years theme was Legends and Fairytales so they depicted Hansel & Gretel along with the wicked witch, her gingerbread house and lots of sweets. The carnival parades from the town centre to Stanhope park where there ...

Could you be the next County treasurer? 

June 12, 2023

We are looking for a new County treasurer to be part of the county exec team, leading on the financial management of Girlguiding Durham South. As the treasurer you will play a key role for the county with duties such as:  Keep accurate records of financial transactions and accounts.  Manage the county bank account , keeping up ...

Fire Fighting Fun

May 19, 2023

The 7th and 8th Darlington Rainbows had fun this evening at Darlington Fire Station. We had a look around the ‘pumps’ (also known as fire engines), to see all of the equipment that can be used by the fire fighters. The Rainbows had a tour of the station, seeing where they store the fire engines, ...

Jess Redhead – Durham South county commissioner

April 30, 2023

Hi Everyone  I’m Jess Redhead, and it is my privilege to be your new county commissioner for Durham South.  I will be out and about over the next few months to try and meet a many of you as I can, but I thought I should formally introduce myself to those of you I don’t know.  I have been ...