Category: District

News about the District

Feb 19 2018

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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Jan 22 2018

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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Jan 08 2018

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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Dec 20 2017

Merry Christmas

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

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Nov 22 2017

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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Aug 19 2017

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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Aug 08 2017

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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Jun 10 2017

N-U-L We Stand Together Festival

A couple of days after the bombing in Manchester, the owners of the Hippy Hippy Shake Company decided to put on a festival in Newcastle to raise money for the families affected by that awful event. The festival is being held today, Saturday 10th June and tomorrow, Sunday 11th June and has stalls, music, a yogathon, …

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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 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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