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…

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…

Southend Gang Show Logo

News / November 5th, 2022

SHINDIGS (SHow IN a Day In Guiding and Scouting)

SHINDIGS is back and now open for applications! SHINDIGS gives young members the chance to experience what it takes to put on Southend Gang Show in just one day. Young members will rehearse during the day before taking to the stage to perform to parents in the evening. SHINDIGS 2023 will place on Saturday 11…

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…