Category: District

News about the District

2018 St. George’s Day Parade

Yesterday saw Scouts from across the District parade in Newcastle Town centre to commemorate the patron saint of Scouting, St. George. Over 300 Scouts and their volunteer Leaders, gathered at The Queens Gardens Newcastle before parading at 2.45pm along The Ironmarket, via High Street to St Giles Church for a service. Newcastle’s Town Cryer, Mr …

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Newcastle District’s Recruitment Campaign

Our District Commissioner Vera, and some of the cast and crew of our Gang Show, Castle Capers, were interviewed on BBC Radio Stoke on Tuesday 3rd April 2018. Vera talked about volunteering and the the need for more adult volunteers in the District. Volunteers don’t necessarily need to be a Leader, but can help out …

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40 Years Service

At an awards  night at 14th Basford on the 5th March, Ron Webb was presented with his 40 years service award by our Deputy District Commissioner, Dave. Congratulations to Ron, this is a fantastic achievement; 40 years service to Scouting!  

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O2 comes to Newcastle Explorers to teach about Ethics and AIs

As part of their Guru in the Community initiative, O2 last week came to Newcastle Explorers to deliver a workshop on Ethics and AIs. At the heart of these issues is the central question of what role technology should play in our lives and in society. Should a driverless car protect its passengers at all …

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Castle Capers 2018 Tickets Are On Sale Now!

Tickets for this year’s show are now available. Please visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/castlecapers to make a booking. Tickets cost between £7.50 & £10.00 and there is a 10% discount on orders of 10 tickets or more. The show is on nightly at the Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley, from Tuesday 3rd April – Saturday 7th April 2018, with a …

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Hello to 2018!

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. Don’t forget we’ll be staging our Gang Show, Castle Capers this year …

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Merry Christmas

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

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Great News from the Co-Op

Thank you to everyone who used their Co-Op membership to raise money for the District. The Co-Op have raised a whopping £2951.39  for us! Thank you to them for their support. On Saturday 25th November 79th Clayton wall be at the Co-op at Westbury Park to say thank you to Co-op customers for their contributions of 1% …

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District Display in Newcastle

If you are in Newcastle town centre, you can see a display about the District in one of the shops on the Ironmarket (towards the Roebuck Centre end). The display will be there until the end of September, so go and take a look. Newcastle District Scouts would like to thank Staffordshire County Council for …

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District Circus Camp

The weekend of the 7th– 9th July finally saw the arrival of the Newcastle District Camp at Kibblestone. It was over ten years since the last event of this nature and some 550 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and members of the Adult Support Unit attended the Circus themed camp over the course of the …

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