GIRLGUIDING IW COOKING COMPETITION AT IW COLLEGE.

In conjunction with a public Open Evening at the Isle of Wight College members of Girlguiding IW undertook a Cooking Competition. This was a challenge for the girls to prepare. cook and serve a main course for four people in under two hours. Members of the public, including prospective new college students, were able to ... read more

OSBORNE SECTION CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY.

Organised by Osborne Section Brownie Commissioner Katie Charlton and other Brownie leaders girls from most of the units within the Section joined together for a special  World Thinking Day meeting. There was fun for all with games and activities all based on Time Machines.  Every Brownie made their own time machine which enabled then not ... read more

GIW MEMBERS CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY WITH THE HIGH SHERIFF.

L to R-Harriet Townsend, High Shariff, Sarah Harris, Charlotte Harris. Girlguiding IW members have come together for World Thinking Day. 22 February is the annual celebration of the birthdays of the first World Chief Guide Lady Olave Baden-Powell (born 22/02/1889) and her husband Lord Robert Baden-Powell (born 22/02/1857.) On World Thinking Day Rainbows, Brownies, Guides ... read more

VOLUNTARY SECTOR SALUTE IW LORD LIEUTENANT.

Riverside, Newport was the venue when the Voluntary Sector of the Island’s community said farewell to the Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight. Maj. Gen. Sir Martin White and his wife Lady White were welcomed to the gathering by Mike Bulpitt, Chief Executive of Community Action IW at Riverside. Mike introduced Richard Priest OBE ... read more

ISLAND RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES CELEBRATE BURNS NIGHT

Rainbows and Brownies from Sandown and Brighstone decided to celebrate Burns Night in style with evenings of everything Scottish. Learning Scottish Country dancing with IW Caledonian Society member Judy Valvona was a great hit with all the girls and Judy also showed them other items relating to Scotland. At Sandown the Brownies designed new tartans ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS SEE DISNEY’S “MARY POPPINS RETURNS”

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Senior Section members and Girlguiding leaders from across the Island attended an exclusive Girlguiding film screening of Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” at the weekend. This screening was arranged by Girlguiding IW Commissioners Lesley Clifford and Shirley Saunders and was held at The Commodore Cinema, Ryde. Lesley and Shirley also arranged for all ... read more

TAKING THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT INTO THE COMMUNITY.

Across the Island most units of Girlguiidng IW have been undertaking special activities within their communities with Christmas in mind. Many girls will be delivering hand-made Christmas gifts to Island residents whilst others have been singing or helping other charities. Rainbows and Brownies from Wootton together with Girlguiding leaders paid a visit to an elderly ... read more

BROWNIES ENJOY ‘JUNGLE BOOK-THE PANTOMIME’.

Wroxall Brownies and 4th Shanklin Brownies, units of Girlguiding IW, had a pre-Christmas treat recently when members travelled to Cowes to see the Cowes Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society’s production of Jungle Book-The Pantomime by Cheryl Barrett. Two Brownies from Shanklin were in the production playing the parts of Wolves and Monkeys. These Girlguiding units ... read more

FESTIVE EVENING FOR CARISBROOKE RANGERS.

  Carisbrooke Rangers held a  Christmas wreath making evening recently. Girls brought in donations for the foodbank to take part and parents paid £5 each to fundraise for the unit. £30 was made which was fantastic and  the event enabled parents to get involved. Everyone  had a fabulous festive evening. ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS HELP The Little Princess Trust.

Several younger members of Girlguiding IW have recently been helping The Little Princess Trust by donating their long hair. One of these is Guide Molly and here is the background to the hair donation. The Little Princess Trust charity was set up in tribute to a young girl Hannah Tarplee who sadly lost her battle with cancer ... read more