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SW Notts Fireworks Extravaganza

fireworks flyer

Our District, SW Notts are holding a Fireworks Extravaganza on 1st November at Hemlock Campsite. The event will have food, a licensed bar, stalls, music, a bonfire and the all important fireworks!

Gates open at 5:30pm with fireworks at 7:30pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are £6 adult, £3 child and under-5’s free – plus £1 off if you are wearing your necker!

Please see the above poster for more information.

Updated Calendar Links

Over the summer, we’ve moved our calendars – this means that if you previously used our iCal or XML versions, please update the links in your applications. These can be found in the usual place in each of the calendar pages on this website.

Chief Scout’s Bronze Awards

20140721_184622Last night, two of our brilliant Beaver Scouts received their Chief Scout’s Bronze Award – just as they are moving up to Cubs. This is awarded for completing all the Beaver challenges and it’s the highest award a Beaver Scout can achieve!

ShelterBox Press Release

shelterbox presentation

Beeston Scouts Raise over £1700 for ShelterBox

The 6th Beeston Scout Group, supported by the Magellan Explorer Scout Unit and Trent SN Network Scouts, have raised an amazing £1739 for the ShelterBOX charity.

Colyn Kemp, Group Scout Leader at the 6th Beeston said “Conscious of the plight of others less fortunate than ourselves, and as part of our commitment as Scouts to ‘help other people’ we decided to do something about it.

“We contacted ShelterBOX - a charity that supports people who have lost everything as a result of a man-made or natural disaster. They distribute ShelterBoxes that contain the bare essentials to house families, keep them warm and fed, (free from mosquitoes) and includes tools to help them rebuild their lives. The boxes even include crayons, books and sometimes a cuddly toy for children. It was the perfect choice of a charity for our young members to help.”

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