Category: Cubs

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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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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2013 Cub’s Five-a-Side Competition

Congratulations to 36th St. Wulstans Cub Pack who were this years winners of the Cubs 5-a-side football competition held at Keele Sports Barn on Saturday 2nd November Runners up were the Cubs from 79th URC. A “Big” Well Done to all Cubs who took part and to Nick for Refereeing the matches for us. Photo courtesy …

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ADC Cubs – Position Vacant

Just before the summer break I had an email from Richard Anderson saying he was having to step down as ADC Cubs and so we are in the position of  being without an ADC Cubs again. I have mentioned the situation at the last Cub Scout Leaders’ Meeting – so some will already know that …

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District Cub Camp

Last weekend, we ran a District Cub camp with over 100 attending, and 80 Cubs in the Cub Lair at Kibblestone Scout Camp. It was a very wet and muddy camp but the Cubs, Explorers and Leaders had a fab time. Bases included crate stacking, archery, shooting, caving, tree climbing, low ropes, large games and …

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District Cub’s Sports Evening

Well done to all the Cubs who took part in last night’s sports evening, which had a great turn out, with 10 packs taking part. In 3rd place was St Wulstan’s, 2nd place Ashley and the overall winners were Holy Trinity who were presented with the trophy by the District Commissioner, Steve Broadhurst. Steve also …

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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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60th Edenhurst Reopens

We are pleased to announce that after a short break of around 25 years(!), the 60th Edenhurst Group reopened its doors last Friday. The Group has a Cub Pack and the Cubs have already learned how to lay a trail, play ultimate Frisbee and sung some campfire songs! Photos courtesy of 60th Edenhurst We wish …

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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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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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