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A vacancy has arisen on the Region's Compliance Committee for a Lead Volunteer who has an interest and relevant expertise or experience in managing land and property either within or outside of Girlguiding.  The appointment is for three years.

Find your nearest unit and get your daughter involved in the fun and adventure of Girlguiding. Click here for more information.

New measures announced by the UK Government on 16th March 2020 around Coronavirus (COVID-19) advise against all non-essential travel and social contact.  As a result, we have taken the decision to close the Girlguiding South West England Region Office from Friday 20th March 2020 until further notice.

Girlguiding South West England's Chief Commissioner has recorded a heartfelt message of support for all the Region's members as we cope with the current Coronavirus pandemic.  Scroll to the bottom of this screen to see the video.  

Although unit meetings have had to stop until Coronavirus is under control, many of our Leaders are keeping in touch with their girls and are looking for ways to keep them busy at home.  We have added some activities from our Rustle, Bustle & Squeak Resource as free downloads for you to enjoy with your own families, or to pass on to girls in your unit.

Useful Information

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    Trainings Available to You in Other Counties and Islands

    Click here to download the list of trainings which are available to you across the Region.  The list is regularly updated so please remember to keep checking it.

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    A Safe Space - Your Membership is at Risk!

    Safeguarding is at the heart of everything we do in Girlguiding and our volunteers share an important responsibility to protect and promote the safety and wellbeing of our members. By the end of 2020 all volunteers are required to have the correct level of A Safe Space training for their role.  Volunteers who do not meet this requirement by December 2020 are putting their membership at risk.

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  • Grants from Girlguiding

    Added to the grants and loan funds available to help with the cost of attending trainings and conferences, to assist those suffering financial hardship to raise funds in order to attend an event, camp or international event, or to help groups with the cost of building or maintenance projects, is a new grant from the DofE Diamond Fund which is aimed at increasing the number of young members in disadvantaged areas working on their DofE Awards.  

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