Girlguides, rainbows and brownies enjoy international food and crafts at Doddington World Thinking Day celebration

20:00 27 February 2013

GIRLGUIDING MARCH DISTRICT CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY 2013

GIRLGUIDING MARCH DISTRICT CELEBRATE WORLD THINKING DAY 2013

Archant

MORE than 100 girlguides, rainbows and brownies celebrated World Thinking Day with an international food and crafts event at Doddington Methodist Hall.

The event was organised by Girlguiding March District to commemorate one of the most significant dates in the guiding calendar.

French and Indian food was on offer and the guides made Brazilian masks, American Teepees and Kenyan elephants.

Sue Hall, district commissioner, said: “World Thinking Day is a really important occasion for Girlguiding members.

“It is a chance for us to acknowledge that we are part of a huge movement that works to give millions of girls, young women and adults opportunities to be themselves, have fun and make a positive difference to their own and other people’s lives.”

World Thinking Day takes place on February 22 each year - a date chosen as it was the birthday of Lord Baden-Powell, who wrote “Scouting for boys”, the original scout handbook.

Girlguiding March District is keen to attract new members and volunteers. To find out more go to http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/get_involved.aspx or telephone 01223 813917

0 comments

15:09
RSPCA Animal collection officer Amy Reiter rescuing a swan from back garden pond.Picture: Steve Williams.

A couple were surprised to discover a swan in their small pond last night.

Yesterday, 17:03
Estover Playing Field. Picture: TREVOR WATSON

Up to 120 homes could be built on Estover playing field, March, under a proposal to go before county councillors on Tuesday- with some of the sale proceeds going to fund sports facilities.

13:53
Norfolk Police

A man fought off two robbers who lured him into a trap then attempted to make off with his wallet and watch in Outwell on Monday.

11:52

Passengers in Peterborough are set to benefit from faster and more frequent services, improved weekend timetables and a host of station improvements in the coming years.

Most read stories

E-edition