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].

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 ...

Annual general meeting reflecting on 2022

April 30, 2023

On 25th April 2023, we held our Annual General Meeting at Glow Church in Newton Aycliffe. We were pleased to have Linda Grant, our chief commissioner for North East England and Christine Kenyon, our deputy chief commissioner for North East England join us for the evening. Our county president, Jean Foulds, led the evening as we celebrated ...

Durham South Website Rebrand

April 23, 2023

Girlguiding launched their rebrand on International Women’s day, in March 2023. As soon as this was announced, our county website team, Adam and Claire, sprang into action to get the Durham South website to reflect the exciting change in brand. With a new logo and colour scheme, the website needed an overhaul. Over the course ...

A Christmas Message from our County Commissioner

December 24, 2022

“Thank you to you all for everything you have done for the girls this last year. There are times when it hasn’t been easy, but you have kept going. I hope you have a nice time over Christmas and New Year with your families and hope to see many of you in 2023” – Diane Farrer

Girlguiding statement on the death of Her Majesty the Queen

September 9, 2022

“It is with profound sadness that we at Girlguiding have learned this evening of the death of our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen. Our deepest sympathies are with the Royal Family at this very sad time.  “Her Majesty The Queen had a long association with Girlguiding throughout her life. She first joined Guides in 1937 at ...