Category Archive: Beavers

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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Dec 09 2016

Happy 100th Birthday 14th Basford Scout Group

Today we are celebrating the centenary of 14th Basford Scout Group. Exactly 100 years ago today, on 9th December 1916, the boys that would form Basford Scout Troop held their first meeting. This meeting was held while the country was in the middle of the Great War and was just one week before the official …

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Sep 19 2016

iScout at Newcastle’s Food Festival

On Saturday, the District took part in Newcastle Town Centre’s 1st Food Festival. Taking over the area by the Market Cross and Guild Hall, we had raffles, tombola, tea and cakes for sale, cooking pancakes on tin cans, pizza ovens made of cardboard boxes and heated by tealights and a climbing wall. We also had …

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Apr 21 2014

Castle Capers 2014 is Almost Here!

Tomorrow night (Tuesday) is the first night of our District’s Gang Show, Castle Capers. Many hundreds of hours of hard work and rehearsing have been put in by the cast and those working behind the scenes to produce this year’s show, which is it’s 40th anniversary. The show is being staged at the Mitchell Arts …

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Apr 01 2014

Castle Capers Gang Show – Less Than a Month Away!

Our Gang Show, Castle Capers is less than a month away! Tickets are available to NOW! The show, which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, will be staged at the Mitchell Arts Centre in Hanley from Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th April 2014. Tickets are £8 for adults and £6 for concessions, except the …

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Dec 03 2013

District Beaver and Cub Carol Service

Last night at St. Andrews Church, Porthill, the District staged its annual Carol Service for Beavers and Cubs. Hosted this year by 1st Porthill Scout Group and attended by Councillor Eddie Boden, Newcastle’s Mayor, and his wife, we saw the church filled with Beavers, Cubs, Leaders and parents and grandparents. As part of the service, …

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Nov 11 2013

2013 Remembrance Day

Groups throughout the District took part in Acts of Remembrance yesterday. Scouts from 14th Basford, 15th St. Giles, Explorers and members of the Keele and Newcastle Networks took part in the Parade and Ceremony in Newcastle Town Centre along with various representatives of the Armed Forces, veterans, and local civic dignitaries. Photos of the Parade …

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Apr 29 2013

2013 St. George’s Day Parade

Yesterday, over 500 Scouts, Guides and adult volunteers gathered at the Queen’s Gardens in Newcastle to take part in the annual St. George’s Day Parade. The parade, which was lead for the first time by 1st Porthill Scout Group’s Drum Corps, went up the Ironmarket and then to the War Memorial in Red Lion Square where it took the …

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Feb 09 2013

St. George’s Day Parade

Sunday APRIL 28th 2013  The Service will be held at St Giles’ Church, beginning at 3 pm ASSEMBLY: Parade to assemble in the Queen’s Gardens at 2.30 pm for a 2.45 pm start. The order of the Parade will be: Porthill Scout Band; Scout and Guide flag party; Beaver Scouts and Rainbow Guides; Cub Scouts …

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Jan 31 2013

District Census 2013

Well the census is complete for another year. Our District Secretary (Linda Baddeley) has, as in previous years, co-ordinated it all along with the collection of Form 6s. Through her hard work and that of all the Group Scout Leaders and Sharon Whittlestone (collating Explorer info) we were one of the first Districts to get …

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