I Am Guiding: Adult Volunteers

I Am Guiding: Adult Volunteers

Saturday 17th July 2021

What inspired you to join Girlguiding as an adult leader? Were you a young member yourself? Did friends or family encourage you? Perhaps you just stumbled onto the...


I Am Guiding: Katie Horsburgh

I Am Guiding: Katie Horsburgh

Monday 14th June 2021

Katie Horsburgh is a 21-year-old Girlguiding Scotland Young Spokesperson. Here she talks about what it means to be an advocate and why it is important to use your voice for...


I Am Guiding: Eilidh Leheny

I Am Guiding: Eilidh Leheny

Sunday 16th May 2021

Eilidh Leheny, an 11-year-old member of the  4th Edinburgh Guides , created and shared  a presentation on body image with her unit .


I Am Guiding: Eleanor Teather

I Am Guiding: Eleanor Teather

Monday 12th April 2021

Eleanor Teather, a 23-year-old leader with the Weoley Rangers in Birmingham, created the Racism Awareness Challenge Badge as part of her Queen’s Guide Award. ...


I Am Guiding: Amanda Amaeshi

I Am Guiding: Amanda Amaeshi

Saturday 20th March 2021

Amanda Amaeshi, a 16-year-old Girlguiding Advocate and young leader in Fife, was nominated for the Glasgow Times ’


Melville Street Memories: Emma Wright

Melville Street Memories: Emma Wright

Monday 8th March 2021

Guide/Ranger leader and District Commissioner Emma Wright kicks off a new series of Melville Street blog...


Introducing Lead Marketing & Communications Volunteer Fiona Love

Introducing Lead Marketing & Communications Volunteer Fiona Love

Saturday 6th March 2021

Guide leader Fiona Love takes on the role of co-lead volunteer for the communications and marketing team, alongside Steph Mlot. Hello, Steph and I...


Introducing Lead Marketing & Communications Volunteer Steph Mlot

Introducing Lead Marketing & Communications Volunteer Steph Mlot

Saturday 6th March 2021

Guide leader Steph Mlot takes on the role of co-lead volunteer for the communications and marketing team, alongside Fiona Love. I joined Girlguiding in 2014,...


The Badge Fairy

The Badge Fairy

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Brownie Leader Lynda Letton, a.k.a.  The Badge Fairy , has received a Growing Guiding Award (and badge) in recognition of her efforts to make Guiding fun. Lynda, who...


Going Global whilst Staying Local

Going Global whilst Staying Local

Sunday 11th October 2020

Girlguiding Edinburgh\'s International Advisor, Alison McNab, tells us why Girlguiding is Going Global whilst Staying Local Back in March this year as coronavirus took hold across the...


Alison's Academy Adventure

Alison's Academy Adventure

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Guide Leader and Girlguiding Edinburgh International Advisor, Alison McNab, recently took part in The Academy - an international Guiding and Scouting training and networking initiative. Here...


Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Hamilton

Wednesday 30th October 2019

It is with great sadness we share the news that Jennifer Hamilton passed away after a short illness on Wednesday 23rd October. A valued member of the Girlguiding Edinburgh family she is...


Jinty Lonie

Jinty Lonie

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Girlguiding Edinburgh were saddened to hear of the death of one of our leaders, Jinty Lonie With more than 50 years of dedicated service as a Guide Leader, Jinty went above and beyond...


Dash to Denmark!

Dash to Denmark!

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Last April Lorna and Sophie, two of our Young Leaders here at Girlguiding Edinburgh,  were selected to represent Girlguiding Scotland on an unforgettable trip to Scandinavia...


Going Dutch!

Going Dutch!

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Eilidh, a Young Leader with a guide unit in Colinton, headed to Holland last summer to take part in


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