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Apr 24 2017

2017 St. George’s Day Parade

Well over 500 Scouts, Guides and adult volunteers from Newcastle paraded through the town centre yesterday to celebrate Scouting, Guiding and their patron saint, St. George on St. George’s Day itself. The parade was led by the 1st Porthill Scout Group’s Drum Corps. The young people were watched by the Borough’s Mayor, Councillor Ian Wilkes, and …

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Mar 05 2017

Help Inspire Beavers in Madeley & Betley – Adults Wanted

Would you like to help inspire Beaver Scouts (6 – 8 year olds) in Madeley & Betley to have great adventures? If your answer is “yes”, then come along to Betley Village Hall on Wednesday 15th March at 7.45pm. We are recruiting Leaders and adult helpers. Come along and have a tea, coffee or soft …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/03/help-inspire-beavers-in-madeley-betley-adults-wanted/

Feb 28 2017

Newcastle District Scouts Promote Good Mental Wellbeing

Last weekend, Leaders from across the District took part in the first training session to provide awareness of mental health. By completing this training, provided by North Staffs Mind, Leaders will have a better understanding of mental health and mental ill health and will be in a better position to provide support for young people involved …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/newcastle-district-scouts-promote-good-mental-wellbeing/

Feb 08 2017

Young Leaders Weekend

Last weekend saw the District’s first Young Leader residential module weekend at Kibblestone. Everyone arrived on Friday evening at the Ronald Copeland Training Centre and after ‘getting settled’ completed the first of the 3 modules they would be doing over the next 2 days. The Young Leaders spent the rest of the evening playing cards! On …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/young-leaders-weekend/

Feb 07 2017

Newcastle District Helping Younger Mind

Last night members of our Youth Executive presented 2 cheques to a total of £687 to Lisa Douthwaite from Younger Mind in Newcastle. Younger Mind offers emotional support to young people aged up to 18 years who live in Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire including the Staffordshire Moorlands and is the charity the Youth Executive have chosen to support. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/newcastle-district-helping-younger-mind/

Feb 01 2017

New Youth Commissioner & #YouShape 2017

We are pleased to announce that Newcastle District has appointed its first Youth Commissioner, Nakita Emmens. I am pleased to appoint Nakita as the District’s 1st Youth Commissioner. She is the natural choice, due to her skills and leadership in starting the District Youth Executive. I’d like to thank Nakita for her leadership of youth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/new-youth-commissioner-youshape-2017/

Jan 02 2017

2017 A New Year & New YouTube Channel

We hope everyone had a great Christmas and new year. Newcastle District has plenty of exciting activities planned for this year, so please make sure you keep an eye on this site, our Facebook page and Twitter account to keep up to date. To add to our social media profile, we now have a YouTube …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/01/2017-a-new-year-new-youtube-channel/

Dec 23 2016

Merry Christmas

Newcastle District Scouts would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2016/12/merry-christmas-2/

Dec 22 2016

Cub’s Promise Party

Last Friday, Cubs from across Newcastle District went to our Promise Party at the Winter Wonderland ice rink in Hanley. This was held on the exact day that Cub Scouting officially started 100 years ago. The Promise Party was the final event in the celebration of the Cub’s centenary. At exactly 19.16, all the Cubs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2016/12/cubs-promise-party/

Dec 16 2016

Happy 100th Birthday Cubs!

It’s 19.16 on Friday 16th December 2016 and Cubs from all over Newcastle are on an ice rink in Hanley, and at their meetings across the District, renewing their Promise as part of the 100th birthday of Cub Scouting. On the 16th December 1916, just a week after 14th Basford started, Cub Scouting, then known …

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