Call for volunteers to help support young people

Girl guides sitting in a circle

The impact of the pandemic on young people will not disappear overnight, Girlguiding can play a play in recovery and support. Find out how you can help

Thursday, 29th April, 2021 11:19am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Girlguiding Isle of Wight stalwarts with over 60 years service between them honoured with awards

two volunteers with their Silver Oak Leaf awards

Both from Sandown, the Girlguiding volunteer leaders were presented with the Silver Oak Leaf Awards by Girlguiding’s South West England Region (pre-Lockdown)

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 11:47am

By Suzanne Whitewood with one comment

Florence raises over £100 during lockdown for Binstead Girlguides

Florence presenting the cheque to Julia

Florence took part in the 2.6 Challenge for the London Marathon, did a boxing activity and baked cupcakes

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 7:49am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguides team up with Children in Need to fundraise for good causes

act your age campaign poster with pudsey bear

Isle of Wight Girlguides can simply take their age and do something good with it, for example a six year old Rainbow making and selling six cakes, or a Unit that's 13 years old could run a virtual Half-Marathon.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020 11:48am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Blue Peter Badge for Bethany and her Bee Bombs

Bethany with her blue peter badge and certificate

After making and selling dozens of Bee Bombs to fellow Guides and friends, Bethany chose Gift to Nature, part of Natural Enterprise, as the charity to benefit from her endeavours as they look after the countryside and green spaces locally

Monday, 1st June, 2020 8:19am

By Suzanne Whitewood with one comment

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