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...


Westminster Thank You for Exceptional Volunteers

Westminster Thank You for Exceptional Volunteers

Monday 14th November 2016

Carol Morwood, Girlguiding Edinburgh Volunteer, recently attended the annual Guiding and Scouting Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. ...


Welcome to Edinburgh!

Welcome to Edinburgh!

Tuesday 11th October 2016

When you move to a new city guiding is a great way to meet people and get involved in your community. I know this because I encouraged my mum to join Girlguiding Edinburgh when she moved...


Edinburgh's Epic Unicorn Hunt

Edinburgh's Epic Unicorn Hunt

Sunday 28th August 2016

During the summer holidays, 17 intrepid explorers from The Senior Section, descended upon Edinburgh City Centre to discover unicorns hidden across the city in Edinburgh’s Epic Unicorn...


Hidden Edinburgh Challenge Badge

Hidden Edinburgh Challenge Badge

Monday 25th July 2016

The Hidden Edinburgh Challenge Badge is here! Looking for something to do with your unit next term? Planning a visit to Edinburgh? Or maybe your unit just likes unicorns? Then this...


Edinburgh's Epic Unicorn Hunt

Edinburgh's Epic Unicorn Hunt

Friday 15th July 2016

Join other members of The Senior Section to unit across Edinburgh for unicorns!  We know it sounds crazy but they exist, they really do!  Teams from across the city will take part in...


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