CARISBROOKE GUIDES AND BROWNIES CELEBRATE 100 YEARS

  Earlier this year Guides and Brownies from the 1st Carisbrooke Units wrote letters inviting past members to help them celebrate 100 years of the units. As part of the celebrations some girls undertook a project looking at the history of their units. One of the first things they discovered was that the units had ... read more

TRAININGS & AWARDS FOR GIRLGUIDING IW LEADERS

  Several Girlguiding IW leaders undertook training sessions recently with everyone developing their knowledge and skills in a number of topics including safeguarding, finance, New Programme and using Girlguiding’s ‘GO’ system. By learning these new skills the leaders can enhance the running of their units enabling the Rainbows. Brownies Guides and Rangers to get the ... read more

11th Newport Brownies celebrate 60 years.

At Newport in 1959 and with the disbanding of the Salvation Army Life- Guards and Sunbeams, 11th Newport (Salvation Army) Guides and Brownies were registered. Their Brownie Pennant was dedicated on 20th September. Over the years at 11th Newport a number of leaders have led the girls and now some of the Brownies of past ... read more

IW FESTIVAL 2019 REVIEW

Over the four days of the IW Festival local charities had stands in ‘Penny Lane’. These ranged from Mencap (Haylands Farm), Dimbola and St. Catherine’s School to Girlguiding IW. Every evening the Girlguiding members appeared with what seemed an endless supply of Marshmallows. Girlguiding IW Commissioner Lesley Clifford said, “By giving away over 2,000 Marshmallows ... read more

OSBORNE BROWNIES SECTION-LATEST NEWS

Two Brownies from the 2nd Northwood IW Unit have gained their Gold Awards. Both of the Brownies are aged 10 and are looking forward to moving on the Guides very soon. Isla  Potts completed the Adventure Badges from the old programme and then selected from the New Programme: the Performing Badge, Space Badge and Inventing ... read more

NEWS FROM EAST COWES RAINBOWS

All the East Cowes Rainbows have been undertaking and enjoying the Girlguiding New Programme. Lots of badges have been gained and Ellemae James (7) is the first in the East Cowes Unit to gain a Gold Award. Well Done Ellemae! For her Gold Award Ellemae completed her family tree, recycling and book lover badges. These ... read more

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