GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS TAKE PART IN PARLIAMENT WEEK 2018

Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved. Parliament Week 2018 took place from 12 – 18 November. Taking part nationally were members of Girlguiding with Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Ranger units across the UK signing ... read more

£500 CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO GIRLGUIDING IW.

Girlguiding Isle of Wight has been presented with a cheque for £500 by WightAID. This presentation was made to members of Girlguiding IW by Brian Marriott a Trustee of WightAID during a Brownie, Guide and Ranger meeting. Since its formation, some eighteen months ago, WightAID has granted some £200,000 to over 60 groups and charities ... read more

VOTE FOR IW FESTIVAL

  The Isle of Wight Festival, which members of Girlguiding IW attended, is up for several awards so please get voting. Here is what the Festival organisers say: We’re very excited to be in the running for Best Major Festival, Best Line-Up, Best Family Festival, Best Festival Production & Promoter of the Year! Thank you all for attending ... read more

AGE UK Isle of Wight-Age Friendly Island Award for Sheila.

Sheila Cates one of the leaders of 11th Newport Rainbows has recently been presented with the Arm in Arm Award by Mark O’Sullivan from Age UK IW at a ceremony during a Rainbow meeting. Mark said that Sheila was up against tough opposition but by helping the younger girls as well as older people-Arm in Arm- across the ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

GIRLGUIDING IW VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO INSPIRE NEXT GENERATION OF GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN Today- 11th October- sees The International Day of the Girl Child. To coincide with this volunteers are needed to join Girlguiding Isle of Wight to inspire and empower the next generation of girls and young women across the Island. There are currently ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW AT FRESHERS’ FAIR

Members of Girlguiding IW have attended a two- day Freshers’ Fair at IW College. Dozens of students and College staff attended with several showing real interest in Girlguiding by visiting the colourful stand which was filled with information. Visitors to the stand were able to ask questions on Girlguiding and a number of visitors completed ... read more

IW DAY PARADE 2018.

Despite a very wet day the IW Day Parade, this year held in Cowes, saw hundreds taking part. Starting from Ward Avenue the parade wound its way through Cowes and in some areas of the town, particularly the High Street, keen supporters turned out to watch. many glad of some shelter from shop doorways. Bands added a ... read more

A DECADE OF GIRLGUIDING RESEARCH….

GIRLS ARE TAKING A STAND AS INCREASED PRESSURES IMPACT THEIR HAPPINNESS Research released today by Girlguiding highlights the issues that have shaped girls and young women’s lives over the last ten years, revealing a decline in happiness, a rise in the number seeking help with their mental health and an increase in those speaking out ... read more

VOTE FOR ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL!

  The Isle of Wight Festival has been nominated for a Q Award and it would be great if the organisers could get as many votes as possible Members of Girlguiding IW had a great time at the Festival in June raising the public’s awareness to Girlguiding, so let’s give the Festival a vote. If you are able post ... read more