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].

Back into the swing of things!

September 26, 2021

The 6th Chester-Le-Street Rainbows are back into Guiding full swing. The girls are wearing their uniforms with pride again! They are enjoying seeing all their friends at Rainbows and making new friends too! We started off the term doing our Feel Good skills builder. Last week the girls made decorated hands with all of their favourite ...

Brownie Sisters Lend a Hand

September 8, 2021

Lizzie and Jenny are sisters and both Brownies in 3rd Spennymoor Brownies. Jenny grew her beautiful blonde hair for the sole intention to have it cut off so she could donate it to the Little Princess Trust which provides wigs to children after losing their hair, to cancer. The Princess Trust is an amazing organisation ...

Big Thank Yous for years of service!

September 3, 2021

Girlguiding wouldn’t function without its many fantastic volunteers, and in Darlington Locomotion Division there have been many volunteers thanked and awarded for their service. Pauline has retired after 33 years at St Teresa’s Brownies and Margaret for 15 years at St Teresa’s Brownies and Rainbows. Maureen received her 40 Year service award in various units and lots ...

Brownie Silver Award for Lucy

September 2, 2021

The 3rd Spennymoor Brownies have waved goodbye to one of their original brownies, Lucy, who has been with them since they opened in May 2019. Lucy Woodgate reached her Brownies Silver award, mainly during lockdown. Along side this, Lucy also had her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust, who make wigs for children who ...

Virtual Balloon Race for Air Ambulances

March 11, 2021

4th – 11th April 2021 NEE Trefoil are holding a virtual balloon race to raise money for the region’s Air Ambulances. This event is open not just to Trefoil and Guiding, but to friends, family, anyone who would like to support the appeal. Individuals choose any (or however many) balloons from the choices and give different ...