Thinking Day celebrated at Axminster

PUBLISHED: 10:07 11 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:07 11 March 2014

Guides' county president Mary Jones is joined by three Brownies – representing 2nd Axminster, 1st Uplyme and 1st Seaton – to plant a commemorative rose bush in Axminster churchyard.

Guides' county president Mary Jones is joined by three Brownies – representing 2nd Axminster, 1st Uplyme and 1st Seaton – to plant a commemorative rose bush in Axminster churchyard.

Archant

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides attend a service in the Minster Church ahead of a rose planting ceremony

A 1st Axminster Rainbow and a Brownie from 2nd Axminster  admire the Thinking Day lanterns that had been made. A 1st Axminster Rainbow and a Brownie from 2nd Axminster admire the Thinking Day lanterns that had been made.

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides from across the Axe Valley gathered for a world thinking day service in the Minster Church at Axminster recently.

Also present were group leaders and members of the Trefoil Guild. The event also celebrated the centenary of the founding of the Brownies.

Afterwards county president Mary Jones was joined by three Brownies – representing 2nd Axminster, 1st Uplyme and 1st Seaton – to plant a commemorative rose bush in the churchyard.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News Stories

Josh Burfitt, 22, pleaded guilty at Exeter Magistrates Court to exceeding the legal limit for alcohol on Sunday, July 9, near Stopgate Cross and the B3170.

Read more
10:02

Local firefighters demonstrate their skills at the Cobb - and their chief is awarded a medal

Read more
08:46

Organisers say the annual Axminster charity cycle ride will be ‘bigger than ever’

Read more
Yesterday, 17:15

Rebecca and Philip Cooke have taken on the new venture at their farm in Sutton Barton, and are only a matter of weeks into their new journey.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:03

Seaton, Beer and District Branch of the RNLI thanks helpers and supporters for making the event such a great success

Read more
Yesterday, 15:01

Residents are being asked to consider a link with Richmond - a rural port in western Queensland

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

Allan, who owned Allan Bright Sawmills and Son in Monkton, died on June 26 after fighting dementia for the last four years.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:01

The tradition sees lukewarm pennies thrown from the windows of several public houses and other buildings in Honiton.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:10

Axminster showground packed for the community event in aid of two local charities

Read more
Yesterday, 08:09

Pet labrador Suki gets the blame for causing yacht to sink

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications