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

GIRLGUIDING IW SUMMER EVENTS.

Two events have taken place recently for members of Girlguiding. During the Summer a past member of Binstead Guides returned to the Island for a visit from her home in Australia. Jennie Thompson was a Guide with the Binstead Company in the 1970s and was to become one of the first there to be awarded ... read more

NEWS FROM LAKE GUIDES AND RANGERS.

Steph Whitlock. Lake Guides welcomed Steph Whitlock from the Wightlink Wizards development team to one of our last meetings of the Summer term. Steph and her father Colin talked to the Guides about how Steph got into Speedway, sharing stories of her first skid as well as allowing the Guides to try on race boots ... read more

CHANCE FOR GIRLGUIDING MEMBERS TO ENTER COWES HARBOUR LANDMARK COMPETITION.

A Cowes Harbour Landmark Design Competition has been launched to find an inspirational design idea for an iconic “welcome” landmark to be sited on the detached Cowes Breakwater at the mouth of Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight. All Girlguiding IW members aged 14-18 are invited to enter the competition. Organisers, Cowes Harbour Commission, have created this ... read more

CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO GIRLGUIDING IW

Girlguiding Isle of Wight has been presented with a cheque for £772 by WightAid. This presentation was made to members of Girlguiding IW by Brian Marriott a Trustee of WightAid during Lendy Cowes Week. The £772 was raised by those taking part in the Red Funnel Bicycle Island Challenge during June when Girlguiding IW was ... read more

A Chance for Girlguiding IW Members to GET FOSSILLING WITH DINOSAUR ISLE

  Join one of Dinosaur Isle Museum’s guided fossil walks and take home your own dinosaur discovery this summer. This popular attraction is running a number of guided walks throughout the summer at sites of known palaeontological and geological interest on the Island. “The Isle of Wight is a great destination for dinosaur activities, with ... read more

EQUIPPING GIRLS TO TAKE ON THE WORLD!

GIRLGUIDING ANNOUNCES ALL NEW BADGES AND ACTIVITIES AS PART OF BIGGEST EVER REVAMP Girlguiding has undergone the biggest ever overhaul in the charity’s history, revamping its iconic badges and activities to create a programme for #EveryGirl Over 50,000 girls were involved in shaping the new look activities and badges through testing and consultation Girls can ... read more