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].

Big achievements within the 6th Durham City Brownies

January 10, 2022

Last term was very busy for 6th Durham City (St. Oswald’s) Brownie Unit. We managed a full term of face to face meetings after a term on Zoom. We welcomed 6 new Brownies to our Unit this term. We had 6 make their promises (1 started 2 weeks before lockdown and didn’t zoom, 1 tried ...

Freya and Izzy get Gold!

November 23, 2021

Freya and Izzy from 3rd Haughton-le-Skerne Brownies completed their Brownie Gold Award over lockdown, meeting over zoom and outdoors while we waited to get back into our meeting place. The Brownie Gold award is the highest award a Brownie can achieve, completing all 6 theme awards along with 3 Gold challenges. This is a fantastic ...

National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra (NSGSO)

November 8, 2021

Florence and Eilidh from Birtley Rangers had a day with NSGSO (National Scout and Guide Symphony Orchestra) last weekend. They had applied for the 2020 intake which did not happen, so instead were offered a 1 day experience. There will be a concert of some kind soon. “The NSGSO was a great experience where lots ...

Chester-Le-Street Remembrance Display

November 8, 2021

The 2nd Chester-Le-Street Brownies and The 6th Chester-Le-Street Rainbows would like to show their amazing work. They have been busy creating beautiful Poppies for everyone to see when they walk past Chester-Le-Street Guide HQ. The girls were given time to draw out their own poppy then painted it in their own style. The girls have created beautiful, unique ...

Brownie Fest – A long-awaited Brownie Holiday!

November 1, 2021

The day finally came for Jessica and the girls of 2nd Chester-Le-Street Brownies to go on the long awaited ‘Brownie Fest’ Holiday. Many girls were so excited, they got their parents up at 5am! Months of planning and organising by Jess ensured that everything was sorted, from the decoration of the building to little gifts for ...