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Welcome to the Girlguiding North East England website Girlguiding North East England is just one part of Girlguiding, an organisation of half a million girls and women, which in turn is part of the huge global organisation, the World Association of...

Being our Best - The region plan 2015-17

The region plan was drawn up in 2015 as a guide to how we would like to see the region develop. Please follow the link  Being our best region plan update to see what has been achieved in the two years since its inception. As you will see we ...

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How the region is managed

Girlguiding North East England is a charity (registered charity number 1000858).  There are several groups of senior volunteers who ensure that it is managed in accordance with the Charity Commission's guidelines, and that its resources are used appropriately t...

Region advisers and coordinators

  Duke of Edinburgh's Award adviser Isabel Woodland BP coordinator Liz Laming International adviser Rachel Cooper Outdoor activities adviser Rachel Lamond Leadership coordinator Jean Foulds...

North East England Trainers

View the Region Training Team! See below an overview of our Trainers and click through to learn more about them. Accredited Trainers Gillian Ainsley Deborah Barker Alison Beacom Tracey Bottomley Alison Cunningham Joscelin...

Alison Beacom

Get in touch with Alison through the Region office.

Alison Gordon

Alison is an experienced trainer who delivers workshops across the UK and internationally. Her own areas of speciality include leadership and management development for commissioners, strategic and operational planning for teams; interpersonal skills...

Alison Lumby

My name is Alison Lumby and I train on all aspects of the programme, although being a Guide leader for 20 years this is my speciality. I enjoy delivering training sessions for new leaders. I live in Doncaster and am willing to travel up to 2 hours...

Andrea Simon

I am based in Leeds and am willing to travel anywhere within the Region for weekend trainings either as an individual or as part of a team.  With reasonable notice I am willing to travel up to 1 ½ hours for evening trainings. I am a Brownie, G...

Anne Esslemont

  I am a Brownie, Guide and Senior Section leader and am happy to train in all aspects of the programme. I have a particular interest in the outdoors. I am based in Leeds and am willing to travel up to an hour and a half for evening trainings....

Babs Jones

I really love training new Leaders on the basics of guiding, getting them enthused and started off on the right track. I also enjoy working with commissioners, mentors and trainers help them improve what they are doing to support adults. Topics such...

Bronia Trynka-Watson

I’ve been involved in guiding all my life and have been a leader in every section except Brownies. I have four just about grown up children, plus an “acquired” extra. Both my daughters are now Guide Leaders plus one is a Rainbow Leader too. I love ...

Carol Bancroft

I went to  Brownies, Guides and Rangers in South Croydon where I grew up until the age of 18 when I moved away from the area and gave up guiding for about 10 years. I ended up in Chippenham, Wiltshire with a husband and family.  When my daughter w...

Carol Fenteman

I can offer programme training for Senior Section Leaders whatever grouping they work with and cross-sectional sessions as well. My areas of training expertise also include international (supported by my own experience of taking girls abroad) all...

Carol Selwyn-Jones

In a nutshell, I’m happy to train on just about anything except GO, Join Us, accounts and crafts (unless it’s Crafts for the Ham-Fisted!). In section terms, my Programme specialisms are the Senior Section, Guides and cross-sectional, and I als...

Carol Smith

I am Carol Smith and train on all aspects of the programme although my speciality is the Rainbow programme, having worked with this section for 19 years and there is more to it than craft! I also enjoy delivering new Leader trainings. As a qualified...

Christine Shovlin

  I am a 1st Response trainer and prefer to deliver the full course only in one day with a group size of 10-12.  I am able to train on weekdays or weekends and will travel up to one hour by car from Washington/Sunderland.  I can bring resuscie a...

Deborah Barker

Well why would you want me to train for you? Well, I think I have a good sense of humour which enables me to put FUN into a training session. I strongly believe in the principles of Guiding and hopefully those are embedded into my training sessions...

Diane Farrer

My name is Diane Farrer and I am a Rainbow and Brownie Leader in Bishop Auckland, Durham South. Originally from Hull, I moved to Durham to attend college and never left. Having recently retired from a career in education I feel I have more time to...

Fran Rabone

Topics: Commissioners L.Q.  Mentors  Mentoring skills, Safe Space,  Leaders in training Travel: Evenings (except Mondays ) I would travel to Counties neighbouring Cleveland. At weekends anywhere accessible by...

Gill Sumner

Get in touch with Gill through the Region office.

Gillian Ainsley

I am a Guide Leader based in Leeds. I am willing to travel to neighbouring counties in an evening and anywhere in the Region on a weekend. I am happy to train on any subject matter (no crafts) but my main passion lies with Guides, Commissioners,...

Gillian Simpson

T raining Qualification gained in 2004 R equire information about venue, size of group, availability of equipment and resources as well as the extent budget for the training A ble to travel to most parts of the region and beyond: willing to...

Hannah Walpole

I am willing to travel for an hour in the evenings and longer at weekends. The section I have most experience is in Guides, I can train on a wide range of subjects. Get in touch with Hannah through the Region office.

Hilary Cooper

Being a trainer is one of the best roles in Girlguiding and I have tried a few others so I have plenty to compare it with. It is always rewarding to work with adults knowing that what we all want is to make the quality of the guiding we offer the...

Hilary Fletcher

I have been a Brownie and Senior Section leader for 40 years and I am happy to train on those sections. I am also willing to train new leaders and some cross sectional topics such as team building, girl led guiding and mentoring. I am a laboratory...

Irene Johnson

I am Irene and I have been a Rainbow Leader in North Tyneside where I live for 15 years. I am happy to train on all aspects of the Rainbow programme, accounts, Gift aid and A Safe Space. I have lots of experience in running Rainbow overnights. I...

Jackie O'Sullivan

I am a Guide Leader from Durham South County. I have been delivering First Response trainings for many years, a role I really enjoy. I am embarking on the training qualification as a specialist in First Response. I am able to do evening trainings...

Jane Murray

I started off training as a First Response Trainer and then did my training qualification. I am now an all section trainer and happy to train in Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Senior section programmes including niche specialisms e.g. BPCA. As well...

Jane Rudd

Rainbow and Brownie Trainer First Response Trainer Lives in Northallerton, North Yorkshire. Works full time but can do local evening trainings Can drive and is willing to travel about 1 to 1.5 hours to do a full day training at weekends Weekday...

Jill Webb

Get in touch with Jill through the Region office.

Joanna McHugh

I am Joanna McHugh. Although a prospective Trainer I do have over 10 years of experience of leading a Rainbow unit and this is what I offer. In my other life I do have many years’ experience of training adults although I no longer do this work. M...

Joscelin Davidson

Based on the Leeds/Bradford border, as well as Programme, I am a Membership Systems Trainer, with a preference for training things of a procedural nature, but I also like training crafty things - I'm not the person to ask for it you want singing...

Kate Welch

Trainer Qualifications:  Qualified 1986; Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Expertise:  Challenging Behaviour, Fundraising, Growing Guiding, Making Music, Science, Travelling Abroad, Trustees and Governance, WAGGGS & International, Safe Space Guiding Tra...

Kath Shooter

Personal I am a good team player and people person having been part of many committees within and outside guiding. I have a wealth of experience having held the roles of District, Division and County Commissioner so I am used to leading the team,...

Kathryn Wilkins

Hi – I am Kathryn Wilkins. I am a Guide Leader in West Yorkshire West with many years’ experience. I am also our County Baden Powell Adviser as well as mentor for new Leaders. I have held other roles in County and Division including camp adviser and...

Liz Kelly

My name is Liz Kelly from Northumberland County. I am the Unit Leader for Guides and The Senior Section in Morpeth. In the past I have been a Rainbow and Brownie leader. I am currently County International Adviser. I can offer programme training...

Louise Flynn

I am an enthusiastic, dedicated and organised trainer. I like helping other volunteers to learn new things in a relaxed and fun environment. I like to help people understand new ideas and bring those ideas into their guiding roles. I am more...

Pat Padgett

I've been a trainer for 20+ years and a guider for 47!!!!! Main topics: Guides, new Leaders, mentors, cross section, Promise and International. If you need anything else please let me know. Get in touch with Pat through the Region office....

Rachel Hesselwood

I am a primary school teacher and Rainbow/Guide leader in Bradford. I am currently GOLD Co-ordinator and a member of the Girlguiding international team, so have knowledge of local, national and international guiding. I am a (prospective) Safe...

Rebecca Kramm

Based in York, I am comfortable training on the Brownie and Senior Section programme. With a science background I can deliver trainings on incorporating science into programmes and guidance on the Brownie Science Investigator badge and science based...

Rebecca Norton

I train on Guide section topics, (such as the basics and 5 Essentials, guide programme ideas, good guiding), Growing Guiding (planning a recruitment strategy, ideas for recruiting adults and girls, how to approach people) and residentials / Going Away w...

Region Training Team

Your Region Training Team are:                              

Rosemarie Temple

I started my guiding in Leeds, and I decided to become a Trainer, so I could pass what knowledge and experience I had gained to other Leaders.  I especially like to train Senior Section and Commissioners but I am happy to help out with other sections ...

Steve Booth

First Response Trainer I live In Huddersfield, HD5 area. On an evening I am happy to train 30-45 mins from where I live. Otherwise I am happy to train with 60-90 mins of my house. Get in touch with Steve through the Region office.

Sue Hubbert

      I am a 1st Response trainer and will deliver full and refresher courses.  I am happy to travel 1-1.5 hours for evening refreshers (not Tuesday or Wednesday) from Sheffield and across the region to deliver the full course ...

Sue Hutchinson

Training preferences: Rainbow section Simple accounts Mentors New to Guiding L.Q I am a Rainbow Leader from South Yorkshire – also a tutor and a mentor. I enjoy all trainings – Rainbow section in particular but will hap...

Susan Dickinson

My name is Susan Dickinson and I am based in Filey, North Yorkshire. I am a Rainbow and Senior Section leader as well as Division Commissioner, joint County Join Us Co-ordinator and a mentor. My specialisms are Girlguiding systems, management...

Tracey Bottomley

My name is Tracey Bottomley. I am from Halifax in West Yorkshire West. I am currently County Commissioner, a Rainbow Leader and took over the running of a Brownie Unit temporarily 18 months ago so think I can now say I am a Brownie Leader too! I...

Tracy and Richard Maher

                      Tracy is happy to train Leaders for a full day or refresher course.  She is happy to train within an hours drive from where she lives ...

Wendy Dickenson

I am a NEE First Response Trainer from York and I am willing to travel as and when I can anywhere in the Region. At the moment I am a prospective Trainer. When I become a Trainer I would be interested in Guide trainings and would prefer anything...

Region map

For more information about a Guiding county please click on the appropriate area on the map. Northumberland Newcastle upon Tyne North Tyneside Durham North Durham South Cleveland...

Cleveland County

Girlguiding Cleveland is a vibrant organisation with over 3000 members aged from five years upwards. It is divided into 7 Divisions: Billingham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, North Langbaurgh, South Langbaurgh, Stockton and Tees West, which include coastal,...

Durham North County

Girlguiding Durham North is a County area of Girlguiding and we have over 3500 members and growing! We offer a safe environment in which girls learn to make decisions, learn life skills, take up new challenges, work as a team, reach their potential...

Durham South County

County Commissioner: Mrs Diane Farrer Visit our website Twitter: @Girlguiding_DS  

East Yorkshire County

County Commissioner: Mrs Mandie Cross Contact us:  eastyorkshireguides@supanet.com Visit our website

Leeds County

Leeds guiding county is divided into 12 Divisions which include the city centre, towns and villages. We are a friendly, forward looking county and our aim is to provide the best Girlguiding and life opportunities for all our members. Contact us Girlguiding...

Lincolnshire North County

As a county within the North East England region we currently have just under 3500 members across all sections. The county of Lincolnshire North includes members from Barton Upon Humber, Brigg, Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Gainsborough, Isle of Axholme,...

Newcastle Upon Tyne County

Being a member of Girlguiding Newcastle upon Tyne opens up a world of opportunities that will last a lifetime. It provides a safe, girl-only space to explore the activities, issues and possibilities that are available to girls today. Contact us Girlguiding...

North Tyneside County

Girlguiding North Tyneside provides a safe girl-only space to enjoy a varied programme tailored to the different age groups. We have 2,500 members currently enjoying great Guiding opportunities and fun each week, and we even have our own activity centre...

North Yorkshire North East County

The Guide County of North Yorkshire North East covers the area from Scarborough in the East to Hawes in the  West and from Great Ayton in the North to Huby in the South. Contact us County Commissioner: Mrs Christine Kenyon Email: info@girlguidingnyne.org.uk ...

North Yorkshire South County

North Yorkshire South is a small but friendly County covering York, Selby and Tadcaster. We have approximately 3000 members and the County is divided into 5 Divisions - Abbey, Castle, Manor, Priory and Tower. New Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Senior...

North Yorkshire West County

Girlguiding North Yorkshire West covers the Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Skipton and Settle areas and ensures that the Guiding opportunities provided are as varied as the interests of our members. From residentials and camps to outdoor activities...

Northumberland County

Contact us County Commissioner:  Allison Graydon Email: northumberlandco.commissioner@gmail.com Visit our website:   Girlguiding Northumberland Northumberland Guides Headquarters Doxford Place St. Oswald's Cramlington Northumberland NE23 6...

Sheffield County

Contact us Girlguiding Sheffield County Office Guide House 41 Townhead Street SHEFFIELD S1 2EB Tel: 0114 272 5557 Open Thurs - Fri 9-3 County Commissioner: Mrs Linda Grant Email: guide.office@girlguidingsheffield.org.uk Visit...

South Yorkshire County

South Yorkshire is divided into the 3 metropolitan boroughs of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham Barnsley is divided into 3 Divisions - Barnsley Central, Barnsley East and Barnsley West Rotherham is one Division Doncaster is divided into 4 Divisions...

West Yorkshire North County

West Yorkshire North is a Girlguiding county located in the North East England region. It includes the city of Bradford plus the surrounding areas of Wharfedale and Keighley. We have approximately 3,500 members across all our Girlguiding sections. County...

West Yorkshire South County

West Yorkshire South covers the geographical area served by Wakefield Metropolitan District Council and Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Councils. It includes rural areas and a city along with many towns and villages. There is access to The Hepworth Art...

West Yorkshire West County

Geographically our county lies within the boundaries of Calderdale stretching from the Pennine towns of Todmorden and Hebden Bridge in the west as far as Brighouse in the east. Our County Standard represents the River Calder and the hills and valleys...

Region staff

Maia Daguerre, Region Manager I started working for Girlguiding North East England in January 2012.  My work until then included managing support services for a national charity and the Information Services team for City of York Libraries.  I also h...

Subscribe to our eNewsletter

We send eNewsletters to members in the Region from time to time.  We take email addresses from Go! on a regular basis, but if you have unsubscribed from a previous eNewsletter we will not be able to upload your address to our mailing service. To be ...

Work with us

Trustee Vacancies There is currently a vacancy on our trustee group for a member of Girlguiding under the age of 30. Trustees have independent control over, and legal responsibility for, a charity’s management and administration. This is a ...

Marketing and communications assistant

Marketing and Communications Assistant £10,421 for 21 hours per week - to be worked between 9am to 4.30pm (some evening and weekend working) We are looking for a marketing and communications assistant to support volunteers and projects. You w...

Region coordinator

Project / Region Coordinator £24,000 for 35 hours a week to be worked 9am to 4.30pm (some evening and weekend working). We are looking for an experienced team leader to work with our small staff team, and support volunteers and projects to help m...

Alison Cunningham

Having experienced the ups and downs of being a district and division commissioner I love supporting volunteers undertaking these roles. This includes exploring leadership, management and administration as well as problem solving when things go wrong....

Apply for roles here

If you would like to find out more before you decide to apply for a role please email us and we will arrange for one of the chief commissioner team to have a chat with you. Or if you want an informal chat just call the office on 01904 676076 and the region...

Booking Terms and Conditions for DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Assessment Expedition

Payments Members of the Senior Section Full cost * Non-refundable deposit ** Bronze £30 £10 Silver £35 £12 Gold £85 £28 Leaders of groups     Bronze £25 £8 Silver £30 £...

Booking Terms and Conditions for DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold Practice Expedition

Payments Members of the Senior Section Full cost * Non-refundable deposit ** Bronze £30 £10 Silver £35 £12 Gold £40 £13 Leaders of groups     Bronze, Silver or Gold £30 £10 ...

Booking Terms and Conditions for Outdoor 1st Aid Weekend

  Payments The full cost of the event is £80. £26 of this will be considered as a non-refundable deposit. Any applications made on line will be considered provisional until full payment is received and funds cleared. A confirmation o...

Campsites & Holiday Houses

Please note:  Listing of these sites does not indicate approval of activities. All activities offered at any site must be checked to ensure they comply with Girlguiding regulations and safety guidelines. County commissioners and outdoor activities ...

Contact us

North East Region Office Girlguiding North East England, 7 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, Huntington, York, YO32 9WN Opening hours: 9am - 4:30pm Mon - Fri e: info@girlguidingnortheast.org.uk t: 01904 676076 Follow Us:      ...

Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies - small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised...

Event Expression of interest

If you would like us to send you information for one or more of the events listed as soon as it is available  please fill in the form below. Please note we will only use the information provided to us on this form to tell you about the types of events y...

Event Terms & Conditions

This should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions for the event you are booking on, which will have specific details of costs, deposits, closing dates and payment plan (if appropriate).  The Event Terms and Conditions can be found on the ...

Useful info

Please use the navigation menu on your left to find out more about the topic you are interested in. If you can't find the answer to what you are looking for, or have suggestions on information you'd find useful in this area please contact us .

Becoming a Trainer

Are you thinking about becoming a trainer for Girlguiding? Finding out more about it Your commissioner and the person in your county who is responsible for training will be able to advise you. You may also find it useful to talk to any trainers you...

easyfundraising

Girlguiding North East England has registered all units in the region with easyfundraising. e asyfundraising is a great way to help supplement your unit funds without it costing you or your supporters a penny. To be able to make an income from shopping...

Girlguiding North East England Policies

The following are North East England Region policies.  If you would like an editable version to develop your own County version please contact Maia. Archive and Artefact Collection Data Protection and Document Retention Policy (Still in draft) ...

Opening Girlguiding Forms

Some people may experience problems when trying to open Girlguiding Health and Consent forms. The Girlguiding forms for events and activities all contain editable boxes, which allow you to type as much information as necessary into them. This feature ...

Useful links

Please see below a list of links to other websites you may find useful: The Guiding Manual Girlguiding Girlguiding Shop    

Forms

Please download forms below: Expenses Claim Form
Thanks and Recognition

Thanks and Recognition

  At Girlguiding, it is important to say a huge thank you to our amazing volunteers and to recognise their generous work within all our units and divisions. Without them, guiding simply wouldn’t be possible. Girlguiding has several ways of sa...

North East England Awards

Crown Award The Crown award may be awarded to any exceptional member of Girlguiding North East England between the ages of 5 and 26 who exemplifies the Guide Laws in all aspects of their everyday life. Any member of Girlguiding North East England,...

International trips

International trips can be run at any level within Guiding from unit level to national level. As a region we run several trips each year which are tailored to our members providing challenging service projects and community work. These are the different...

GOLD

GOLD – Guiding Overseas Linked with Development GOLD gives members aged 18 to 30 the chance to volunteer in developing countries on vital community development projects. GOLD projects vary depending on what is needed by the local community and G...

ICE

International Community Experience (ICE) is for Guides aged 11-13. The purpose of an ICE weekend is to give girls a taste of community action, increase their global awareness and prepare them for international experiences. ICE present a chance for...

Travelling Abroad

Travelling Abroad Training Organising and leading a trip abroad will require time to plan the trip carefully, hold parents’ meetings, prepare your girls and fundraise to cover the costs. It can be a big challenge, but you don’t need to do this alone! There are...

World Of Opportunities (WOO)

Want to find out more about international adventures with Girlguiding? Are you a Guide, member of the Senior Section or adult member? Then make sure you attend our World of Opportunities weekend on the 21st – 23rd September 2018. Based at the b...

Isabel Woodland

I have been involved in guiding for many years and continue to both enjoy what I do, and remain passionate about the opportunities for growth and development that we give to girls and young women. I enjoy training adults as I get to meet so many...

Latest Photos

A selection of photos from across the region See more of our albums

Members area terms and conditions

Introduction Girlguiding North East England is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy details the information we collect from you when you access the Girlguiding North East England website and the steps we take to ensure this information...

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Girlguiding North East England uses and protects any information that you give Girlguiding North East England when you use this website. Girlguiding North East England is committed to ensuring that your privacy is ...

Region chief commissioner and deputies

Alison Gordon is Chief Commissioner for Girlguiding North East England. She has three deputy chief commissioners: L-R Mrs Vivienne Barke; Mrs Andrea Simon and Mrs J Webb. Our region President is Mrs Pat Cliff (Lincolnshire North). If you wish...

Region Team Area

Welcome to the Region Team Area! This area will be used to share information relevant to your Region role or County Adviser role. You will find this information under My Role Pages in the top navigation menu. If you have more than one role you should...

County BP Coordinators

This area is for County BP Coordinators. For details of personnel in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

County DofE Advisers

This area is for County DofE Advisers. For details of advisers in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

County International Advisers

This area is for County International Advisers. For details of personnel in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

County Outdoor Advisers

This area is for county outdoor advisers. Region Campsite and Holiday Houses booklet:  Campsites and Holiday Houses  (updated January 2017)  

County PR & Marketing Advisers

This area is for County PR & Marketing Advisers. For details of personnel in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

County Senior Section Advisers

This area is for County Senior Section Advisers. For details of personnel in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

Queen's Guide Advisers

This area is for the County Queen's Guide Advisers. For details of personnel in other Counties please see the Region Directory .

Finance and General Purposes Sub Committee

This area is for the Finance and General Purposes Sub Committee For contact details of other members of the Committee please see the Region Directory . Constitution Finance & General Purposes Sub Committee Constitution Budget 2014 Budgets ...

Minutes

Finance and General Purposes Sub Committee meeting minutes Minutes June 2013

Grants, Funds and Bursaries

Grants are available for the following: International trips Members with Special Needs Funds are available from the following: Guide Friendship Fund (HQ) Outdoor Bursaries (region) Please contact the region office   for ...

Outdoor Bursary

NEE Outdoor Bursary Aug 2015

My Role pages

Welcome to My Role Pages! This is where you will find information relevant to your role. Please go to your relevant section to view the content. If you don’t have access to a section that you feel you should have access to please email us at info@girlguidingnortheast.org.uk ....

Region and County Membership Systems Coordinators

Welcome! This area is for Region and County Go Coordinators and Join Us Coordinators We hope you will find these pages useful. We aim to share documents from meetings and trainings to make it easier to access the documents you need. For details...

General information

General membership systems information: Uploaded December 2013: Top Tips Handouts Data Protection Powerpoint Feedback Sheet UPDATE Questions

DBS

Information relevant to the DBS process Uploaded December 2013 Single Recruitment process QuickStartGuide_ToDisclosureSite_County Coordinators QuickStartGuide_ToDisclosureSite_ID Verifiers

Membership Systems Updates

Membership Systems Update - February2013 Membership Systems Update - June 2013 Membership Systems Update - November 2013

GO Coordinators

This is where we will share information relevant to County GO Coordinators. Uploaded December 2013: Go! powerpoint

Join Us Coordinators

This is were we will share information relevant to County Join Us Coordinators. Uploaded December 2013 Join Us powerpoint QuickStart_JoinUs_2012 JoinUs_Feedback Sheet - NEE & Warwick weekend combined Join Us Evaluation Report Paper...

Qualified Trainers

Information for qualified trainers As a qualified trainer your name and contact details will be added to the Region Trainers’ List which is circulated to counties. Training organisers will contact you to offer opportunities to train in their counties/divisions/districts. T...

Region Advisers and Coordinators

This area is for Region Advisers and Coordinators. Documents from the Region Advisers Handbook Region Directory    

Region Calendar

Here is the latest version of the Region Calendar: Calendar 2018  (updated 13 February 2017)  

Rainbow Rally at Flamingo Fling FAQs

  Who is it for? Rainbows and their Leaders.   What is it? To celebrate the 30th birthday of Rainbows we are inviting 30 Rainbows and their Leaders to join Brownies, Guides and Members of the Senior Section from across the Region...

Region Directory

The Region Directory was last updated in the summer of 2017. If you have any updates on contact details or roles please ensure Go! is updated. Please note, this information is provided in confidence and should be kept securely and in accordance with...

Region Executive Team

Welcome to the Region Executive Team area! Documents from the Region Executive Handbook. 1. Current committee members 2. Exec Constitution 2013 3. North East England Region information 4.Region Directory . 5. Expenses Policy (Volunteers)...

County Commissioner Weekly Update

16th Jan 2015 9th Jan 2015 View previous years' updates    

County Commissioner Update - previous years

19th December 2014 12th December 2014 5th December 2014 28th November 2014 14th November 2014 7th November 2014 24th October 2014 17th October 2014 10th October 2014 3rd October 2014 19th Sept 2014 12th Sept...

Notes from meetings and trainings

Notes about running a County Office Following the County Commissioner meeting in Jan 14 some information was collected from Counties with County offices to share with the group. Newcastle North Tyneside Sheffield Durham North Nottingham October...

Region Team Job Descriptions

  Job Description - Baden Powell Adventure Adviser Job Description - Brownie Adventure Adviser Job Description - Chair of Awards Committee Job Description - Chair of Guiding Development Job Description - Duke of Edinburgh's Award...

Sub Committee Constitutions

Awards Constitution Exec Constitution Finance & General Purposes Constitution Guiding Development Constitution Staffing Committee Constitution (2013 )

Region Strategy

The Strategy for North East England was signed off at the Executive meeting in June 2015.  This is a high level document giving details of the four different areas covered by the plan. Girlguiding North East England Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Region Tutors, Trainers and Prospectives

In this section you will find information for Region Tutors, Trainers and Prospectives. Please navigate from the menu on the left. Here is the current Trainers List (updated July 2017 ) .  Please note, this information is provided in confidence and s...

Tutors

Becoming a Tutor Once you’ve had some experience as a trainer you may want to consider offering support and guidance to a Prospective Trainer by becoming a Tutor. Support and Training as a Tutor You will be expected to attend training either within t...

Risk Register

This document is used to review risk and are updated regularly. Girlguiding North East England Risk Register  Updated November 2016

Registration Request

Members of the North East England Region Team (Advisers, Committee members and County Commissioners) may request access to the members area by submitting the following form. Following submission your request will be reviewed and you will be contacted...

Request access complete

Thank you for requesting access to the Girlguiding North East England Members Area. A member of the Region office will be in touch within 5 working days.

Resources

PR Resources Resources for loan

PR Resources

We have a number of promotional banners, flags and other PR resources available to borrow. Please call or email  the region office if you would like more information or to check availability of any of these items. Leaflets are available from the ...

Recruitment and Retention Resources

Flexible Guiding Holiday Guiding - a guide:  Holiday Guiding Case study and sample programmes from Girlguiding Gloucestershire's successful holiday Brownies pilot:  Holiday Brownies Case Study Multi Section Poster in alternative languages We h...

#TopTipTuesday Archive

Revisit our Growing Guiding tips that have been shared on Twitter @GirlguidingNEE

Lead into guiding

What is the ‘Lead into guiding’ pack? The ‘Lead into guiding’ pack is a tool to help you recruit young people into guiding as volunteers and potential Leaders. The pack resources will support you to engage with youth sector organisations, to find...

Resources for loan

To check availability or book resources please email us at info@girlguidingnortheast.org.uk or call 01904 676076. Items available GPS units for Geocaching - 5 units available. A £10 deposit for each unit borrowed is payable upon collection and t...

Sleep Away Badge

Girlguiding North East England Sleep Away Badge The badges can be awarded to any member for nights spent away on Girlguiding activities from a Rainbow sleepover in the local village hall to an international trip to one of the World Centres, and...

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Sections

Girlguiding is divided into five sections; Rainbows (5 – 7) , Brownies (7 – 10) , Guides (10 – 14) , Rangers 14 - 18 and Trefoil Guild (18+) . Click on the links to the left to learn more about each section.

Adult Leaders

You don’t need to be a girl to join Girlguiding! As an adult you can volunteer as a unit leader and many other volunteer roles. Learn more about the opportunities available to adults in Girlguiding here . The North East England region has over 10,000 v...

Brownies

Brownies is for girls aged 7 to 10. Our young members meet regularly with their units and take part in activities, experiences and opportunities. We call this the programme. Leaders and volunteers have a special responsibility to plan and deliver...

Guides

Girls from 10 to 14 can join the Guide section and take part in exciting activities and extend their knowledge and skills by working towards theme awards. Once they have achieved all six theme awards they can work on the Guide Gold award. Learn more...

Rainbows 5-7 years

Rainbows is all about developing self-confidence, building friendships, learning new things and having fun. Girls get their hands dirty with arts and crafts, get in touch with nature and play games - it's all about learning by doing. Find out more...

Rangers

Rangers is open to girls aged 14 – 18 and offers a fun and diverse programme. The opportunities are immense and there are a number of ways you can get involved, from international travel to volunteering and working on community projects. Find o...

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Do you fancy doing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award but never realised you could do it through guiding? Many members of Senior Section groups are enrolled on the award. You need to be 14 years of age to enrol on Bronze, 15 for Silver, and 16 for Gold. There a...

Peer Education

Peer educators are members of The Senior Section who deliver educational sessions to their peers. Topics can include such things as eating disorders, binge drinking, the media and much more. A Senior Section member can be a peer educator without being...

The Queen's Guide Award

The Queen’s Guide Award is the ultimate award in guiding. It is a series of challenges that allows Senior Section members to develop their own skills whilst contributing to guiding and their local community. The award is flexible to allow it to fit i...

Trefoil Guild

The Trefoil Guild is open to members from the age of 18. If you would like to find out more visit www.trefoilguild.co.uk

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Walking Group

Welcome to the Girlguiding North East England social walking group.  If you are an adult member of Girlguiding (or their partner), enjoy walking, and would like to expand your repertoire of walks or share a favourite walk with other people in the region, ...
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