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2022-04-16 District Commissioner Vera on Radio Stoke

Our District Commissioner, Vera, on Radio Stoke talking about the Scout 2 5k fundraising event. Read more here – https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2022/04/scout-2-5k/  

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74th Silverdale Cub Awarded Chief Scouts Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

We were very pleased to learn that the County Commissioner had recently visited 74th Silverdale’s Cubs to present a Chief Scouts Commendation for Meritorious Conduct. This is awarded for meritorious conduct of a high standard e.g. acts of bravery with no risk to life, or dedication to the Scouts despite the difficulties they have endured. …

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Scout 2 5k

On Sunday 3rd April 2022, on a chilly running track at Keele Sports Centre, 50 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders & their families, joined together to take part in Newcastle-under-Lyme District Scout’s first ever Scout to 5K event. Dressed in sportswear, colourful clothes, and fancy dress everyone pushed themselves to run, walk, hop, skip, or …

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Gone Home: Brenda Deakin

Newcastle District is extremely saddened to hear that Brenda Deakin passed away on Wednesday 23rd March 2022. Brenda held many positions with 74th Silverdale Group and Newcastle District over her 62 years of Scouting! We would like to offer our condolences to Mike and all of Brenda’s family.

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Gone Home: Viv Bradford

I’m heartbroken to announce that my dear friend, one of our inspirational volunteer leaders, Vivienne Bradford lost her battle with cancer today, age 58 years.  Viv has tirelessly worked to enhance the lives of young people through scouting for over 17 years. As a Scout, Explorer, District and County Leader, including Duke of Edinburgh assessor. …

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Eric Weatherell: Gone Home

I’m very sad to learn that Eric Wetherell, honorary Vice President of our District, passed away Monday 7th March, aged 89. Eric had been a keen supporter of our District for many years, and indeed is a former District Chairman, attending District events, fundraisers, and Castle Capers Gang shows, Always on hand to offer advice if …

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Thank You Asda!

We’re pleased to announce we received a cheque recently from the ASDA Foundation for £200 as a result of the Green Token Giving scheme operating at ASDA Wolstanton. Thank you to everyone who voted for us and thank you to Asda!

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Happy Christmas

Newcastle District Scouts would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope to see you all in 2022 for lots more adventurous activities!

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Newcastle District Scouts Remember The Fallen

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now …

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Vote for Us!

We’ve been chosen for #GreenTokenGiving at #Asda #Wolstanton (big Asda!). Vote for us today at http://asda.com/green-tokens and we could receive £500 from #AsdaFoundation #Community

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