Bicycle Island-The Red Funnel Girlguiding IW Challenge.

Girlguiding was selected by Bicycle Island as their charity to support for June. The challenge: to ride the Newport-Cowes cyclepath as many times as possible and register your endeavors on the Bicycle Island App. What a month! The total reached was a record-breaking 2859km raising a total of £772. Well done to everyone who took ... read more

2,000 Girlguiding IW Marshmallows at IW Festival!

Making their inaugural appearance at the IW Festival Girlguiding IW gave away 2000 large marshmallows over the IW Festival weekend. As well as handing out these sweet treats Girlguiding IW members hosted hundreds to the stand who selected old and new Girlguiding badges, found a free gift in the lucky dip, purchased a much needed sunshade or pinned their ... read more

RAINBOWS OVER GODSHILL MODEL VILLAGE.

Members of 11th Newport Rainbows together with their leaders recently visited Godshill Model Village and what an exciting time they had. Undertaking the family quiz, which all visitors to the model village can undertake, all the Rainbows discovered just what can be seen in Gosdhill and Shanklin Old Village. This Model Village is a 1/10th scale ... read more

BICYCLE ISLAND CHALLENGE SUPPORTING GIRLGUIDING IW FOR JUNE.

Stephen from The Bicycle Island App Team writes: Hi All, We’re on the brink of summer with long, warm days and what could be better than hopping on your bike instead of getting in the car or on the bus? There is the added benefit of raising money for charity while you ride if you ... read more

Awards for Girlguiding IW Members.

Several Awards were presented at the Girlguiding IW County Event which was held in Sandown recently. Presentation of Awards were made by Shirley Saunders and Lesley Clifford the joint Island Commissioners. Section Commissioner badges were presented to two newly appointed Rainbow Section Commissioners: Donna Sanders (Needles) & Rose Walls (Puckpool) Long services awards went to: 20year service bar Rachael Woodford  ... read more

GIRLGUIDING CARNIVAL FOR ISLAND GIRLS.

    Scroll through for full photo gallery. Hundreds of Girlguiding IW members gathered at Sandown recently for their own version of ‘Carnival’ a colourful County Event. Held at Sandown Rugby Club the Island’s Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers together with leaders enjoyed the afternoon’s activities based on a Carnival theme. There were four main ... read more

HOWZAT

Rainbows and Brownies from the Wootton Units were some of the first youngsters on the Island this year to enjoy the chance to learn about the game of Cricket. With the England Women’s Cricket Team having won the Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2017 and through this the BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year ... read more

Brownies Jumble Sale raises £171.

Brighstone Brownies recently held a Jumble Sale to raise funds for supporting a young girl in Africa with her education and everyday needs. There were plenty of bargains to be had and dozens of customers formed a queue before the start time of 10am. Two of the Brownies manned the Toys and Games stall (pictured) and ... read more

GIRLGUIDING AWARDS FOR LEADERS.

As reported in our World Thinking Day coverage four Girlguiding  IW leaders have been presented with awards by one of the Island Commissioners Shirley Saunders.(pictured centre) All four of the awards covered different aspects of the Girlguiding programme. Receiving Awards were: Kerry Hiscock- ‘Going Away With Scheme’ qualification. Carla Oliver- ‘Catering Scheme’ qualification. Jacquie Harvey-Service to ... read more

WORLD THINKING DAY 2018-IMPACT

With a theme of IMPACT the 2018 World Thinking Day was celebrated across the Island by members of Girlguiding IW. One of the bigger events was held in Newport for Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and leaders who belong to units in the Newport area and West Wight. Nearly one hundred attended this fun filled afternoon ... read more