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Commissioner's Introduction


Welcome to the Girlguiding Bristol & South Gloucestershire (BSG) Website

Girlguiding Bristol and South Gloucestershire (BSG) is part of Girlguiding UK – the largest organisation for girls and young women in the UK. Our Guiding County is divided into 11 Divisions which includes 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. We preserve the values of Girlguiding whilst ensuring we remain current to the needs of today’s girls.

We give girls a voice in the modern world, listen to their views and provide fun and friendship along the way.

We enable our members to discover, fulfil and exceed their potential through a wide range of exciting activities they may not otherwise have the opportunity to do.

Our programme is designed to enable girls and young women to make a positive contribution to their community and make a difference in the world.

We aim to support both our younger members and our adult volunteers to go that extra mile to truly encourage them to ‘Discover’ and ‘Grow’.

If you're already involved as a volunteer with Girlguiding BSG then please allow me to thank you for all that you do for our girls. Many guiding opportunities wouldn't happen without very special people like you.

Maria Jenkins – County Commissioner



County Senior Section Centenary Gala Dinner

County has organised a Gala Dinner on Saturday 15th October for all members of Senior Section as a finale to the Centenary year.  Emails have been sent out to all members of SS, for more details log into Members Area and go to the Calendar.

New County Award

Reminder the closing date for entries is 30th June 2016.

The County is introducing a new Awards for Young Members aged 14-30.  However we need a badge designed - up for a challenge?


Wrong Trousers Day

Following the fantastic amount of money raised for them through our Shaun in the City Challenge, The Grand Appeal have contacted us to see if any units would like to take part in "Wrong Trousers Day".  This will raise even more money to help support critically ill children and babies and Bristol Children's Hospital.  


100 Clubs Draw Results

Badminton Cottages and Briarlands Activity Centre each have '100 Clubs' which is open to all to join - email Penny Moon if interested in joining.  Each month a draw takes place and below are the results of May draws


County Headquarters Update May 2016

At their meeting on 7th May 2016, the Trustees agreed that

(i) The County purchase a suitable building which would provide office accommodation for employees and had suitable facilities to hold meetings etc.

(ii) The current County HQ at Westmoreland Hall would not be sold until suitable alternative premises had been identified for purchase.


County Commissioner's Blog

As I stand down as your County Commissioner, some of you have asked what next?  I will be turning my focus to my unit, which seems to be growing all the time, returning to my Division who I have had little contact with during the past five year.

I have a new role as National Council Member representing the South West Region and of course the continuing support to the Development Workers Megan Crossley and Viki Gardiner, until their current contracts finishes in September/October.

Will it be strange – yes it will be, but I have been working with Maria Jenkins over the last few months so I’m ready for the 1st April 2016 – watch this space!!!


Don't forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter (@LornaLeeCC)


Members Area

To access information in the Member’s area, you will need to log in.
Your user name will be your Guiding membership number - this can be found on your appointment/membership card and is also the number you use to log into GO!.  When you log in for the first time you will need to type in a generic password.  All members in the County have been sent this via email (using the email address held on GO!).  If you haven’t received the email, or if you don't have an email address on GO!, please contact your Division Commissioner who will be able to tell you what the password is.
Once you have logged in using that generic password, you will then be asked to create your own password and this will become the password you will need to use whenever you log in.
After logging in, you will be able to access more information such as the County Directory, Boundary Review, BAGS of News and the calendar.
The Members Area has been updated the following now available County Directory and New Division Boundaries
The calendar section lists all forthcoming County events - please check regularly for updates.