Melton Division Guides make desperate plea for new leaders

Burrough on the Hill District celebrated World Thinking Day at Melton's St Francis Catholic Primary School, with each unit performing a song or activity from different countries in the Girlguiding movement  including learning the New Zealand Haka. EMN-150428-114933001
Burrough on the Hill District celebrated World Thinking Day at Melton's St Francis Catholic Primary School, with each unit performing a song or activity from different countries in the Girlguiding movement including learning the New Zealand Haka. EMN-150428-114933001
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The Melton Division Guides are desperately in need of new leaders.

The division - which covers Melton, the Vale of Belvoir, Rearsby and Thrussington - currently comprises of four Rainbow units, nine Brownie units and six Guide units.

The Residents of Gretton Court enjoy a bingo afternoon organised by Melton Division Guides. PHOTO: Supplied

The Residents of Gretton Court enjoy a bingo afternoon organised by Melton Division Guides. PHOTO: Supplied

Division Commissioner Sue Mayhew said: “Units meet weekly and take part in different activities including games, crafts, badges, trips out, community work and residentials.

“Girls have fun, build brilliant friendships, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives and their communities. We build girls’ confidence and raise their aspirations.”

Anyone who would like to become a leader or would like more information can call Sue on (01664) 851442 or email meltondivisionguides@gmail.com

To find out more about helping as a volunteer visit www.girlguiding.org.uk and follow the links.

l Melton Division Guides organised a bingo event at Gretton Court on Saturday, April 18.

Residents of Gretton Court enjoyed an afternoon of fun with cakes and prizes donated by the guides leaders.

A total of £30 was raised for Gretton Court’s fundraising towards their sensory garden.

Division Commissioner Sue Mayhew said: “The afternoon was a great success, thank you to all came and helped.”

l Melton Guides celebrated World Thinking Day at two events in the town. Framland district celebrated at Waltham Village Hall, taking part in activities including making elephants out of milk bottles, friendship necklaces and enjoying afternoon tea. Burrough-on-the-Hill district celebrated at Melton’s St Francis Catholic Primary School with each unit performing a song or activity from different countries in the Girlguiding movement, including learning the New Zealand Haka. Both events were well attended and thanks goes to the leaders and Trefoil Guild for their organisation and support.