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].

Girlguiding still running despite challenges of COVID

February 27, 2021

Teesdale Mercury Article A wonderful article highlighting that our Guiding lights still shine on even during a pandemic! Read the article: https://www.teesdalemercury.co.uk/news/dales-guide-units-face-up-to-challenges-posed-by-covid19

AIR AMBULANCE ASSISTANCE – Challenge Badge

January 4, 2021

At their Conference in March 2020 North East England Trefoil Guild decided to work together to raise funds for a particular charity – the Air Ambulance.  Three ambulances operate across the Region: Yorkshire; Great North; and Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire.  Amongst the several fundraising ideas was that of a badge challenge linked to the Air Ambulance. Carole ...

3rd Spennymoor Brownies mark Remembrance Day

November 13, 2020

3rd Spennymoor Brownies had an amazing week learning all about the vital role of Girl Guides during WW1 & WW2. They rounded this off with a visit to their zoom meeting from Natalie McCracken, who served as an army medic in the intensive care unit at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. The Brownies bombarded her with ...

Virtual First Response Renewals

November 1, 2020

Two Virtual First Response renewal trainings are planned for 18th November at 10 am , and 2nd December at 7pm. Those whose First Response runs out before the New Year will be given priority. There will then be a venue arranged where the practical element will be completed( F2F). Please check your GO records, as ...

County Commissioner surprised with Laurel Award

October 27, 2020

https://twitter.com/GirlGuiding_DS/status/1321083388288225283 A great afternoon was had taking our County Commissioner, Di Farrer, by surprise as she was presented with the Laurel Award by NEE Chief Commissioner Linda Grant. The Laurel Award is one of the highest awards within Girlguiding, given to adult members of Girlguiding, or a Branch Association, in recognition of outstanding service to guiding. It was worth all ...