Brownies dig deep

BROWNIES celebrated their centenary with some green fingered fun in a public park. Around 20 brownies aged between seven and ten planted bulbs and plants in Queen s Park, to earn their gardeners badge and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Guide

BROWNIES celebrated their centenary with some green fingered fun in a public park.

Around 20 brownies aged between seven and ten planted bulbs and plants in Queen's Park, to earn their gardeners badge and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Guide movement.

Brownie leader Zena Latcham from the 11th Harlesden Brownie Pack, Kensal Rise Methodist Church said: "The girls have been learning all about gardening, growing flowers, fruit and vegetables, but we needed a group project where we could show off our new skills and enhance our local area.

"They have all had a wonderful time today and we will be coming back in a few weeks time to see if we made a good job of our gardening."


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And members of the Queen's Park Safer Neighbourhood Team were on hand to offer some encouragement.

Sian Evans, a police community support officer, said: "Having met the local Brownie Group and already built links by visiting on a regular basis, this event will help to strengthen the relationship.

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