Silver occasion for girl guides

IT may be the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year, but it’s strictly silver for Northumberland youngsters.

Girlguiding’s Rainbow section is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and to mark the occasion there will be a Silver Jubilee party in Ponteland.

Hundreds of Rainbows will join the celebration on Saturday, enjoying food, games and a range of activities.

Rainbows is specially for girls aged five to seven, with activities based around look, learn, laugh and love. Adventures include learning how to care for pets, finding out about children in other countries and learning to say hello and goodbye in foreign languages.