NEWPORT BROWNIE HELPS CHARITY.

Summer-Daisy Cox (7) a Brownie with the 11th Newport Unit has had her very long hair cut off and it will be sent to the Little Princess Trust which provides real hair wigs to children and young people with hair loss and funds vital research into childhood cancer. 11 inches of hair was cut off ... read more

TWO EAST COWES BROWNIES ACHIEVE GIRLGUIDING GOLD AWARDS.

Two Brownies from the East Cowes Unit are thought to be the first two girls on the Isle of Wight to achieve the recently introduced Girlguiding ‘Gold’ Award. With the introduction of Girlguiding’s New Programme all sections, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers have a ‘Gold’ Award to aim for. Brownies earn Theme Awards and when ... read more

GIRLGUIDING IW MEMBERS-OUT & ABOUT.

Over the last few days some of our members have been busy with special activities and attending Island events. 1st Carisbrooke Guides and Brownies are celebrating 100 year’s in 2019 and have a number of special events planned. In addition to this their special title of ‘ Princess Beatrice Own’ has been reinstated into their ... read more

GIRLGUIDING MEMBERS FIND HOMES IN BUS SHELTERS.

What, you may ask are members of Girlguiding doing in a number of bus shelters. The answer is quite simple. They can be seen on the advertising posters that adorn the shelters in an attempt to raise public awareness of Girlguiding. With 60 units across the Island there is usually a unit near to the ... read more

Girlguiding IW Pop-Up events for new members.

Girlguiding IW is always looking to welcome new members. Whether this is a 5 year old Rainbow or someone of Brownie age (7-10), a new Guide (10-14) or a young women keen to be a Ranger (14-19) a welcome will always await. Adult helpers and leaders will also be welcomed into the Girlguiding IW family ... read more

11th Newport Guides join in Great British Spring Clean.

After The Isle of Wight Council pledged its support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, Guides from the 11th Newport Unit took up the challenge. The campaign ran from 22nd March to 23rd April and saw up to half a million people taking action to clean up ... read more

BRIGHSTONE & SHORWELL BROWNIES JUMBLE SALE.

At the recent Jumble Sale organised by 1st Brighstone and Shorwell Brownies and held at the Wilberforce Hall, Brighstone a sum of £222.50 was raised. Brownie leader Anne Watson thanks all those who donated goods or attended the jumble sale. One Brownie Esme Gosden (10) organised the toys and games stall. For several years, the ... read more

NEW PRESIDENT FOR GIRLGUIDING ISLE OF WIGHT.

After some fifteen years Patricia Partridge has left the post as President of Girlguiding IW. Patricia has moved to the mainland and together with her husband John they will be nearer their family and be able to spend more happy moments with their grandchildren. Patricia has been the President for three terms of Island Commissioner. ... read more

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