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Monthly Archive for February, 2011

Since the awful earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Tuesday, the New Zealand Scout Association have launched a ‘Sponsor a Blanket’ initiative. The NZ emergency services have stated there is a lack of blankets available and people can sponsor one for a donation of NZ$10 (just over £4).  You can make a donation via PayPal […]

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Founder’s Day

Today is Founder’s Day where Scouts and Guides (and all variations there of) celebrate the births of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell. To celebrate the WOSM and the SA are encouraging Scouts to wear their neckers (scarf) at work, school etc. and to change their Facebook photo to one with them wearing their necker. See here […]

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Web Sites

Over the past 15 years or so, a lot of Scout Groups / Districts etc. will have set up their own websites. Some will still be going and some will have long since vanished. These websites provide useful information about what is going on in that Group / District but also what has gone on. […]

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2011 Census

The yearly census of all Scouts in the UK is now complete and while the national results don’t get released for a while yet, locally the figures are looking good. For my Group we actually have one less member than last year, but I’m not too worried for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the previous […]

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