COUNTY NEWS

The latest news, opportunities and ideas for volunteers in Somerset North

County News

The latest news, opportunities and ideas for volunteers in Somerset North

There are so many exciting things going on in our County and beyond…

If you have a news item or opportunity that you would like to share with volunteers across the county, please email countycommissioner@girlguidingsomersetnorth.org.uk

Avon Adventure 22nd – 25th May 2020 near Nailsea

Avon Adventure 22nd – 25th May 2020 near Nailsea

At the last count, there are 400 members of Girlguiding Somerset North and Bristol & South Glos heading to the Jamboree. This includes Brownies, Guides and Rangers from Portishead, Wraxall, Avon Valley South and Weston-super-Mare Divisions, who are camping for the...

Yeo Vale recruitment drive in Yatton Library

Yeo Vale recruitment drive in Yatton Library

As part of their community engagement, Yatton Library has provided space for a large colourful display to raise awareness of. Girlguiding within Yeo Vale.  If you are in the area, why not drop in to see the pictures and stories created by the girls. Rainbows,...

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Timsbury Guides and Rangers held a Christmas Wreath workshop in December to raise funds for their trip to Iceland in 2021.

Peer Educators

Peer Educators

Congratulations to Kate, Olivia and Phoebe on completing their Peer Education training, which means that there are now four trained Peer Educators in the county, available to deliver peer education sessions in Brownie, Guides and Ranger units. A further Peer Educator...

#InspireGirls volunteer recruitment campaign

#InspireGirls volunteer recruitment campaign

A national recruitment campaign will be targeting particular areas of Somerset North where we are short of volunteers. Look out for the updates on social media and please promote the campaign whenever possible.

Brownies celebrate 100 years

Brownies celebrate 100 years

3rd Weston-super-Mare Brownies are celebrating their 100th birthday in October. They invite you to join them on Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th October at Milton Methodist Church Hall, 2 Milton Hill BS22 9RA. The event includes as exhibition of uniform and badges. You are invited to join them Saturday 12th between 10am – 5pm or Sunday 13th between 10am – 2pm.

County Training Day

County Training Day

SAVE THE DATE: Somerset North’s County Training Day will take place on Saturday 28th March at Backwell School

Future Girl Acts

Future Girl Acts

SAVE THE DATE: Make sure your unit takes part in Future Girl Acts – Girlguiding’s week of action on plastic from 30th September – 6th October

County 18-30 Offer Coordinator

County 18-30 Offer Coordinator

A new role of County Co-ordinator for the 18-30 Offer has just been created. Find out more and decide if it is for you…

County Vice President News

County Vice President News

We are delighted to announce the appointment of six new Somerset North County Vice Presidents

Thanks and Recognition

Thanks and Recognition

Good Service Brooches have recently been awarded to two members of the Somerset North County.

Congratulations to Sarah Wilson from Keynsham and Alison Cannon from Saltford!

Get Your County Dog Bandana!

Get Your County Dog Bandana!

Girlguiding Somerset North are offering all the keen dog walkers a customised county dog bandana.

Find out how you can get yours…