Why we love Girlguiding's new programme...

Why we love Girlguiding's new programme...

Sunday 23rd September 2018

In July 2018 Girlguiding launched a brand new programme - the biggest programme overhaul in it\'s 109-year history! Siobhan Liddle, Leader with 174th Edinburgh Rainbows and 170th...


Scottish Chief Commissioner's Award for Jinty

Scottish Chief Commissioner's Award for Jinty

Thursday 13th September 2018

We\'re delighted to share the news that Girlguiding Edinburgh leader, Jinty Lonie, has been awarded The Scottish Chief Commissioner’s Award for outstanding service to Scottish guiding. ...


Fool-proof Guide to Fundraising for your Unit

Fool-proof Guide to Fundraising for your Unit

Monday 27th August 2018

Struggling to get your unit fundraising off the ground? Here are some top tips that our unit has used to support what has been a successful year of fundraising! 1)   ...


Top 5 Reasons why YOU should become a Girlguiding Edinburgh Volunteer

Top 5 Reasons why YOU should become a Girlguiding Edinburgh Volunteer

Thursday 23rd August 2018

On the fence about becoming a Girlguiding Edinburgh volunteer? In this blog post one of our fabby Brownie Leaders, Kara Wipperfield, gives us her top five reasons that just might convince you to...


Edinburgh Monopoly Challenge

Edinburgh Monopoly Challenge

Friday 11th May 2018

This year 4th & 4th A Edinburgh Brownie Unit turns 100 years old!  To celebrate the girls have chosen to go to Disneyland Paris (among lots of other fun activities!). One of the...


Specsavers help us stay safe and stay seen

Specsavers help us stay safe and stay seen

Monday 3rd July 2017

Specsavers Edinburgh North Bridge is helping Girlguiding Edinburgh to stay safe and stay seen when we\'re out and about - through their generous donation of one hundred high visibility vests for...


Leader Awards Reception 2017

Leader Awards Reception 2017

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

On Thursday 18th May Girlguiding Edinburgh held our annual Leaders Awards Reception at Girlguiding Edinburgh Headquarters on Melville Street. This is a very special evening for us as we...


Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead

Monday 15th May 2017

The Young Leader Qualification (YLQ), open to girls aged 14 to 18, is  designed to help girls take an active, positive role in helping to run a Rainbow,...


Going the distance for Girlguiding

Going the distance for Girlguiding

Friday 5th May 2017

Karen Illsley, Leader with 9th Edinburgh Brownies, ran the London Marathon 2017 in 1980s Brownie uniform for Girlguiding UK. Having raised a phenomenal £4000 with her marathon...


Spectacular Social Action by Edinburgh Guides

Spectacular Social Action by Edinburgh Guides

Tuesday 14th February 2017

In January, 198B Edinburgh Guides collected over 150 toiletry items to donate to The Rock Trust, a local charity supporting young homeless people across Edinburgh. Items such as shampoo,...


A Paw-some Night at Guides!

A Paw-some Night at Guides!

Thursday 9th February 2017

Did you know that a hamster can run the length of a human marathon four times in one night? Or that a female tarantula can live for 20 years? Neither did we until we went to our local...


Brownie Leader goes the extra 26.2 miles!

Brownie Leader goes the extra 26.2 miles!

Tuesday 7th February 2017

I love running. And I love guiding. After my 3 rd  unsuccessful attempt to secure a ballot place in the London Marathon I thought about going for a charity place....


We're Going on a Unicorn Hunt...

We're Going on a Unicorn Hunt...

Friday 27th January 2017

1 st and 3 rd Blairgowrie Guides came to Edinburgh on a mission – to find as many unicorns as possible! They were taking part in the


A New Guiding Adventure after 60 Years

Thursday 12th January 2017

By Dorothy Walker I’ve been involved with the same Guide unit in Edinburgh for 63 years. After 63 years you could be forgiven for thinking I had tried everything that...


Spectacular Campfire

Spectacular Campfire

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

To mark the end of the Senior Section’s centenary year Girlguiding Edinburgh organised a spectacular campfire for our Guides and Senior Section members. Beth, aged 10, shared her...


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