News / March 18th, 2024

County Commissioner Blog – March 2024

During the last month, I have had a busy time attending the Southend Scout and Guide Gang show, Thinking Day Breakfast, International Women’s Day, Renewal of Promise and visiting units. Both Pete and myself were lucky enough to be invited to attend the Southend Scout and Guide gang Show, even if it was the wettest…

Brownie taking penalty

News / November 12th, 2023

Anglia region’s Spot-acular event

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Rangers had a great morning with Southend United and Anglia region today.  Members of both the men’s and ladies’ teams were present as were Pudsey and Sammi the Shrimp.  This was a sponsored event for members of Girlguiding to raise money for Girlguiding Anglia, Children in Need and Southend United Community…

Warning sign

News / May 13th, 2023

Rayleigh division Rainbow and Brownie Razzle day

During the day 150 Rayleigh Rainbows and Brownies (and leaders!) enjoyed a variety of STEM activities from bubble blowing to finger printing at the division Science Day. The promised sunny weather didn’t arrive until the day ended but everyone stayed dry, and girls had an amazing time. Activities included glitter pots, litmus testing, space activities…

Rangers at Renewal of Promise

News / March 4th, 2023

Southend West Renewal of Promise

Last weekend 270 young members together with volunteers and Trefoil Guild members had a fun afternoon at Southend West division’s Renewal of Promise. Girls had the chance to learn about World Centres whilst taking part in numerous activities – including drumming, guidetingles, colouring, dancing, mask making, maracas, model making and French skipping.   Thank you…

Girls looking through fence

News / July 30th, 2022

Southend East Brownie Trip to Colchester Zoo

Nearly 150 brownies plus their leaders from across Southend East Division spent a fantastic day exploring Colchester Zoo back in May. The brownies and their leaders arrived just as the zoo was opening and excitedly began their day out visiting lots of animals as they walked down the hill at the zoo. The brownies favourites…

Kids Kingdom Logo

News / June 20th, 2022

Kids Kingdom Week 2022

Our Guideacres’ team  has arranged to have EXCLUSIVE USE of Kids Kingdom in Southend for Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and leaders in Essex South East during November 2022. From Monday 14 November until Friday 18 November, there is a time slot each evening for sections who meet that night to come and spend time enjoying…