Nicola Lomas said: "As well as being fantastic fun, our Brownies have managed to raise an amazing amount for their peers who have not been so fortunate this Christmas.
Pictured presenting the award is assistant manager John Hanson with, from left: Niriksha Shah, Shelley Heir, Stephanie Morgan, Claire White and Brownie Guider
Aelly Armitage tmc280513brownie | STAMP OF SUCCESS: Marsden Junior School pupils donated a bundle of stamps to the Examiner Stop Press Stampede.
The award-winning Brownie guider
is now a volunteer music teacher.
Joan Warburton from Bargoed is one of the people learndirect has helped.
Lesley Breakwell said: "The girls have worked really hard preparing this show and are looking forward to performing it for their families.
Venture Scout Hilary Davison, 17, Hazel Cheel, 16, guides junior leader Christine O'Neill, 17, and brownie guider
Lynn Patterson, 22, were photographed at rehearsal for the 1975 Gang show.
Louise Sharkey, Brownie Guider
, Kirkmuirhill, Lanarkshire
Mary has been involved with the guiding movement since she was a child and was a brownie, a guide and a ranger before becoming an assistant brownie guider
with 33rd City of Coventry South group in 1963.
Assistant Brownie Guider
Sharon Morgan said: "Over the years they have given so much of their free time to our community.
with the unit Amanda Kelly says: "The quilt is made up of 71 'hand designs,' one from each member of our unit.
Sharon Morgan, Assistant Brownie Guider
with the group, said: "It encourages the girls to think of others at Christmas.
She retired as a Brownie guider
in July, but is still involved with training new guiders.