Category Archive: News

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 21 2017

District Night Hike

On Saturday 18th March 80 Scouts, along with 40 Leaders and young leaders from all across Newcastle District, descended upon the Guide campsite at Maer. After pitching their tents and then helping their Leaders pitch theirs, the Scouts started the afternoons activities: Learning how to use and read 6 figure grid references. How to use …

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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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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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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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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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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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Dec 23 2016

Merry Christmas

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

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Dec 23 2016

Margaret Wilkinson: Funeral Details

We now have the details of Margaret’s funeral. It will be held on Wednesday 4th January at St Mary’s Church, Knutton, then Knutton Cemetery for 12 noon. Followed by the Wake at Holy Trinity. Margaret was a big part of our Group, supporting Tony with both the Cubs and Beavers and also did Castle Capers …

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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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