Level 1 Walking Training

Level 1 Walking Training Sunday 6th October 2019 9.30-4.00 at Attingham Park

This training is for anyone wanting to gain confidence in taking girls out walking in easy and lowland country.

To book your place or to ask for more information:


1) email Jo Revell Walking Advisor onjmrevell@btconnect.com or

2) by phone 01952 882055 or 07834 673204 or

3) by post Mrs J Revell, Freshfields, Speeds Lane, Broseley, Shropshire TF12 5RQ

I need to know:

a) Your name:

b) Which unit you are with:

c) Your contact details:

Closing Date for bookings is 22nd September 2019

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Polar Express Ride

Take a magical ride on a steam train in your pyjamas and watch the story of the little boy who believes in Christmas when he hers the bell. The train is departing from Telford to the North Pole on Saturday 30th November at 1.50pm and 4.45pm and tickets cost £25 each to include a Girlguiding Badge.

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Summer Trainings

The following trainings are available to book:
July 9th 10am to 1pm Safe Space L1/2
July 11th 10am to 1pm Safe Space 3
July 12th 10am to 12noon 1st Response Refresher
These sessions will all take place in the County Office in Wellington, and can be booked by emailing training@girlguidingshropshire.org.uk.
20th August 2pm to 4pm 1st Response Refresher
20th August 2pm to 5pm Safe Space L3
These sessions will take place at Bayston Hill Scout and Guide HQ in Shrewsbury, and can also be booked by emailing training@girlguidingshropshire.org.uk

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September Trainings

2nd - 5th September 2019

September Trainings – we will again be training in EVERY Division, and the ‘new’ programme becomes THE programme, we hope to be able to address your issues in these sessions. They will be
Monday 2nd

Telford South:Coalbrookdale Community Centre TF8 7DX

Ludlow: Bitterley Village Hall SY8 3HQ
Tuesday 3rd

Wrekin: St John’s Hall, Muxton TF2 8RJ
Shropshire North: Phoenix Centre, Market Drayton TF9 3AD
Wednesday 4th

Shrewsbury: Priory School SY3 9EE
Thursday 5th

Oswestry: St Martins Centre SY11 3AY
Bridgnorth: St Leonards Hall, Tasley WV16 4NR

All programme trainings 7pm to 9pm and safe space trainings 6.30-9.30pm.
In addition, we will run Safe Space Level 1 and 2 at the Phoenix Centre in parallel with Shropshire North, and Level 3 at the Priory School in parallel with Shrewsbury Division. The Safe Space will be open to anyone to book, and if you are from that Division and want to do Safe Space, you can attend programme in another Division.
Finally in September, every unit who has at least one leader attend a programme session, will be eligible for a free pack of new Unit Meeting Activity cards (pack 6) for your section.


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The National Scout & Guide Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band

Applications for the 2019 NSGSO and NSGCB course are now open. Applications for both the Orchestra and the Concert Band  are being taken. The course and concerts are based in Stourbridge, West Midlands and runs from Sunday 28 July – Sunday 4 August 2019.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Saturday 15 December.

The NSGSO and NSGCB meets every year for a fantastic week’s course of music and social activities led by 2 conductors and 12 professional tutors, and hosted by 8 staff members. Members are housed in single and small dormitories with common areas and rehearsal venues for all; all food is provided. During the week the Concert Band will perform 2 concerts in the community and also their main Saturday lunch time concert on 3rd August. They will also have the opportunity to take part in two concerts with the Orchestra as guest artistes. For the Orchestra the week will culminate in two evening concerts in Birmingham on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd August with the Concert Band as guest artists. Both the Orchestra and the Concert Band will also play a joint piece together at the Friday and Saturday evening concerts. To see for yourself what the course involves watch our short promotional film  NSGSO Promotional Video.

To apply for the 2019 NSGSO or NSGCB Course and to find out lots more detail go to apply.nsgso.com
For the Orchestra all applicants must be:
– A Member of the The Scout Association or Girlguiding.
– Aged 13-25 by 31 August 2019
– Proficient player of a least one orchestral instrument (Grade 5 or above)
Please note: String players who are Grade 4 may be accepted under certain circumstances.

For the Concert Band all applicants must be:
– A Member of the The Scout Association or Girlguiding.
– Aged 12-25 by 31 August 2019
– Proficient player of a least one concert band instrument (Grade 4 or above)
Details of all instruments are on the website at apply.nsgso.com
Please note: Applicants between the ages of 26-30 will be considered in the event that a section is under-subscribed.

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