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

Isle of Wight Girlguiding explore democracy during Parliament Week

girl guides parliament

Girlguiding IW members across the Isle of Wight undertook a selection of Parliament related activities within their units during Parliament Week.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 8:30am

By Suzanne Whitewood

All guides to benefit from latest WightAid donation

GG Cheque presentation

A contribution from WightAID has allowed all Isle of Wight Girlguides to benefit from the production of new Programme Booklets.

Thursday, 8th November, 2018 9:17am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguides hit Wembley for Big Gig

Girlguides at the Big Gig

Girlguides from the Isle of Wight travelled to Wembley this month to be part of an Arena full of Guides enjoying the annual Big Gig.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 8:49am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Isle of Wight Girlguides show solidarity on Women’s suffrage march

Guides suffrage march 1

Waving banners and flags, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and leaders joined the parade winding its way through East Cowes in commemoration of the Women's Suffrage Movement.

Tuesday, 18th September, 2018 7:48am

By Suzanne Whitewood

2,859km on Newport-Cowes cycleway brings funding boost for girlguides

girlguding cheque cowes

£772 was raised for Girlguiding Isle of Wight during June, when cyclists using the Bicycle Island App achieved record-breaking 2859km on the Newport-Cowes cycleway.

Thursday, 9th August, 2018 8:55am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Girlguiding announces new badges and activities in biggest ever revamp

girlguiding badges

Girlguiding has undergone the biggest ever overhaul, revamping its iconic badges and activities to create a programme for #EveryGirl

Monday, 23rd July, 2018 7:51am

By Suzanne Whitewood

Ventnor Leader attends ceremony to become Queen’s Guide


The leader of 1st Ventnor Guides was awarded her Queen's Guide Certificate at a ceremony in the House of Commons.

Thursday, 17th May, 2018 9:01am

By Suzanne Whitewood