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17 October 2017 - there is now an updated order form on the Banner badges page with a new list of badges available from Olive Mulley and a PDF with photos of some of the banner badges on the banner badges page.

25 September 2017 - new challenge badge by 1st Wilmer End Rainbows and Brownies to raise funds towards one of the leader's trip to SOAR Camp 2017 in Canada. View challenge badge

19 September 2017 - new information about the County Brownie camp in August 2018 is now on the events page.

11 September 2017 - new International trip report by Grace Magowan is now on the international page.

13 August 2017 - Three new files have been added about our Ellesborough Guide centre, see campsites or Ellesborough pages.

23 April 2017 - there is a change to Janet Dunlop's contact details on the Baden Powell page.

21 March 2017 - a website change may mean some features on this website are not working correctly - these issues will be fixed soon.

6 February 2017 - there's a new Queen's Guide Award registration form on the Bucks forms page.

6 February 2017 - there is a new online booking website for Ellesborough Guide centre: https://sites.google.com/site/ellesboroughguidecentre/

30 December 2016 - The ‘Rikki’ Award is open to all members of the Senior Section, either as individuals or as a group of 2 or more. A trophy is awarded to the winning entry as decided by independent judges. UK - India Year of Culture. 2017 is the date of a year-long programme of events to celebrate UK’s cultural ties with India and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. Entries must be sent to Rikki or the County Office by no later than 12noon on Friday 16th June 2017. View information

26 December 2016 - Information about the Swan Guild - contact terrie103@btinternet.com.

December 2016 - wishing everyone in Girlguiding Bucks a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

10 December 2016 - Girlguiding Anglia events and flyers page has information on all the events organised by Girlguiding Anglia region: http://www.girlguiding-anglia.org.uk/downloads.asp.

27 November 2016 - WANTED by the end of the year. An enthusiastic experienced lead volunteer to encourage Gurlguiding members in Buckinghamshire to do DofE.  You will need to organise training, practice expeditions and assessed expeditions (possibly with Bucks Scouts).  Also advise girls on the other sections of the award in accordance with DofE guidelines and help them manage their eDofE.  This can be a joint or team role.  Please get in touch with Jenny Askew if you'd like to find out more

19 October 2016 - new Residential page has now gone live with information about the Going Away with Scheme.

15 October 2016 - new issue of the Bucks Bulletin, Autumn 2016.

1 October 2016 - new International trip report by Grace Fuller is now on the international page.

19 September 2016 - There is a newly refurbished air rifle range at PACCAR.  The range now offers a six lane facility, including wheelchair access, which can operate at both the 6 yards and 10 metres competition standards. During September we are offering free taster sessions for Scouts and Guides running on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.00 pm. October, we will be running a National Small Bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Award course for Scouts and Explorers. This 8 week course will run on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, cost £40 per person.

If you have anyone interested in joining for a taster session and / or taking the course, or you hold an Air Rifle permit and would like to get involved, please contact Jan Vanderplank (01753 882640 or email jan@chalfont.org).

Gary Pidgeon & Geoff Vanderplank PACCAR Shooting Club Paccar Scout Camp, Website

Tel 01753 882 640 or E-mail office@paccarscoutcamp.org              

13 September 2016 - If you are doing a first aid course other than a Girlguiding first response course, there is a checklist to see if your course will also cover you for your GG leader role. Also on the Bucks forms page.

https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/globalassets/docs-and-resources/learning-and-development/1st_response_syllabus_checklist.pdf

9 September 2016 - Jade Johnson, a leader from Newport Pagnell is doing a 100km challenge this weekend, please sponsor her if you can. Go to Just Giving page

9 September 2016 - Girlguiding UK has a new website: www.girlguiding.org.uk/

9 September 2016 - Stay in the new hotel next to Girlguiding Headquarters in Victoria, The Nadler Victoria - book your stay and save 15% when you quote GUIDE15 - 0203 540 8800 or www.nadlerhotels.com

11 May 2016 - 4th Wendover Brownies have launched a Challenge badge based on the Swallows and Amazons books by Arthur Ransome. It's topical at the moment because of a new film due out in August 2016. Images and quotes used with the permission of the Literary Estate of Arthur Ransome - view information.

11 May 2016 - the County office has changed address: Girlguiding Bucks, 3 Walton Terrace, Walton Street, Aylesbury HP21 7QY, also on Contactus page.

10 May 2016 - 4th Chesham Guides Groovy challenge badge, badges now priced at £1 each - view information.

6 April 2016 - A member of Girlguiding Great Missenden District became a Brownie in 1966 and she has written this challenge to celebrate her 50th anniversary. At the same time she hopes that the Challenge will help raise funds for much needed refurbishments to Great Missdenden Guide HQ - view the Chiltern challenge badge

1 November 2015 - the Banner badges list has been updated with 3 new badges from: CHILTERN HILLS DISTRICT, HIGH WYCOMBE CENTRAL DISTRICT, & WYE VALLEY DISTRICT - see the badges page

19 October 2015 - the Bucks Bulletin Editor has changed email address - the new one is bucksbulletin4@gmail.com. Thanks to our previous Editor, Tina Fairholm, for many great issues!

24 March 2015 - Radlett District Guides are taking a group of 17 girls plus 3 leaders on an international trip to Our Chalet in Switzerland this summer & need help with fundraising - they have produced a challenge badge for all sections. View the challenge badge info

28 September 2014 - the 1st Fulmer Ballet Challenge is a fundraising badge to raise funds for new loos in our meeting place. The Ballet Challenge is not a formal challenge, but it is available to buy for a gift, event, or if you wish to incorporate ballet and dance in your progamme. View challenge badge.

2 Feb 2014 - 1st Taplow and Hitcham Brownies have put together this fun Challenge Badge to assist their Young Leader, Felicity, fundraise for her Trip to Kenya in Summer 2014. view challenge badge information

POSTAGE STAMPS reminder - view further information on how we can make use of your used postage stamps.

Christmas post badgeGirlguiding Bucks Christmas Post badges available to order - £1.90, (plus p&p - up to 5 badges 50p, 5+ badges £1), please order from burnhambeechesguiding@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Tinkers Bridge Rainbows at Heron's Lodge May fayre


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