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

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