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AGM 2020: Chairman’s Report

So has it been another good year? Scout Hall.   Plans for the replacement hall are progressing under the continuing expert oversight of Brian.  He has relentlessly pursued funding sources with some disappointments despite huge efforts but also some notable successes.  To date, including funds held before fundraising began, we have reached about two-thirds of our …

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Spring Quiz

Our next quiz will be held in the Scout Hall on Saturday 28th March 2020. Starting at 6:30 for 7:00pm, the cost will be £8.50 per head which includes a 2-course supper with vegetarian options. We ask for teams of no more than 6, but if there are just a few of you we’ll try …

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Scots Wha Hae!

On Saturday 19th January 2020, we celebrated the life of Robbie Burns at our 23rd Burns’ Night Supper. Held at the Community Centre, 121 of us gathered together for an evening which included our favourite piper Andy Paton,  an Address to the Haggis from Rob Smith, a 3-course meal, a musical interlude from two of …

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Recent events, and looking forward to 2020….

Doesn’t time pass quickly! Here is a quick update on some activities this year: Camp 2019: this year, we returned to Beaudesert Activity Centre, near Cannock Chase and we welcomed Cubs and their leaders from Hartford to join us. All sections enjoyed participating in a varied programme, including high ropes activities, fire-lighting and hiking. Autumn …

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AGM 2018: Chairman’s Report

Chairman’s Report 2018 Scout Hall. Plans for the replacement hall are progressing under the expert oversight of Brian (more details after this meeting).  A plan has been agreed  Planning permission obtained  A “guestimate” obtained  A funding application grant application has been submitted In the meantime, we continue to enjoy a reasonable …

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GDPR

We are sure that by now you will have all heard of the new General Data Protection Regulations, implemented in May 2018. Like all Scout Groups, we hold personal data for many reasons, but principally to allow us to carry out our functions effectively. Our approach to the processing of data is spelt out in …

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Update  on the CARE UK Container bound for Syria on 11/11/17

The container due to be loaded at Lostock on Saturday 11th November for shipping to refugees in Syria arrived early! Thus ensuring that the loading could begin  as soon as the many volunteers arrived for the 9.30am start. Amarr, “the Top Banana,”  was in charge of loading the container with the supplies that were desperately …

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