Taking on Queen’s Guide Award gave me direction and pride in my achievements, says Isle of Wight Guide

Harriet Townsend from Newport, Leader of 11th Newport Guides with Lesley and Shirley

Following university and travelling, Harriet felt a bit low and lost - taking on the Queen’s Guide Award and completing it three days before her 26th birthday has left her feeling fulfilled and proud of her achievement

Monday, 18th November, 2019 8:27am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguiding join the #PlasticPromise

Guides and brownies litter picking

Isle of Wight Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers joined the Plastic Promise during the week of action tackling plastic pollution

Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 8:21am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Girlguiding Isle of Wight members learn about the four elements at Island Camp

Brownies at Island camp

Hundreds of Girlguiding Isle of Wight members attended an all Island camp over the weekend.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 7:46am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Work by the late Sara Kouvaritakis goes on display next month

Abstract artwork by Sara K

There'll be another chance to see work by the late Sara Kouvaritakis in Ryde during September, with funds from the sale of artworks returning to the community.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2019 9:24am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Carisbrooke Guides and Brownies celebrate 100 years

girl guides at carisbrooke outside their tent

A number of activities took place at Carisbrooke Castle for the 100 year celebration of the 1st Carisbrooke Units.

Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 12:35pm

By Suzanne Whitewood

Free introduction to art drop-in sessions in Ryde

Peter Allen, Lesley Wellings, Isobel Evans and Jim Few out side the People's Gallery

The free drop-in sessions take place at the gallery in Ryde from 27th May- 1st June.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 9:49am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguiding launch bus shelter campaign

Girl looking at Guides advert in bus shelter

Girlguiding Isle of Wight have launched a bus shelter campaign to attract new volunteers and members.

Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 8:19am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Girlguides compete in cookery competition with high praise from judges

Girlguides cooking comp

Three teams of Guides and Rangers competed in the cook-off, cooking up some tasty and unusual dishes which guest chef, Bradley Roe said he'd be happy to pay £20 for in a restaurant.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 1:29pm

By Suzanne Whitewood

Girls who kickstarted the organisation 110 years ago celebrated

high sheriff and girl guides

On World Thinking Day Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers speak out about issues which affect them and their local community, fundraise for causes they care about and learn about other countries.

Friday, 8th March, 2019 9:24am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguiding join in mass screening of Mary Poppins

girlguides at mary poppins

57,000 Girlguiding members plan to attend mass screenings at the 130 ODEON cinemas across the UK but as there is no ODEON on the Island, The Commodore came up trumps.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 9:55am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Rainbows and Brownies bring Christmas cheer

Wootton Xmas

Many Rainbows and Brownies will be delivering hand-made Christmas gifts to Island residents, whilst others have been singing or helping other charities.

Monday, 10th December, 2018 4:00pm

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Brownies enjoy panto time

Brownies with pantomime cast members Hayden as Akela (L) and Jack as King Alvin. (R).

Brownies from Shanklin and Wroxall enjoyed an afternoon at the panto recently, with the added excitement of meeting some of the cast members during the interval.

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 9:11am

By Suzanne Whitewood