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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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Feb 28 2017

Newcastle District Scouts Promote Good Mental Wellbeing

Last weekend, Leaders from across the District took part in the first training session to provide awareness of mental health. By completing this training, provided by North Staffs Mind, Leaders will have a better understanding of mental health and mental ill health and will be in a better position to provide support for young people involved …

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Feb 08 2017

Young Leaders Weekend

Last weekend saw the District’s first Young Leader residential module weekend at Kibblestone. Everyone arrived on Friday evening at the Ronald Copeland Training Centre and after ‘getting settled’ completed the first of the 3 modules they would be doing over the next 2 days. The Young Leaders spent the rest of the evening playing cards! On …

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Feb 07 2017

Newcastle District Helping Younger Mind

Last night members of our Youth Executive presented 2 cheques to a total of £687 to Lisa Douthwaite from Younger Mind in Newcastle. Younger Mind offers emotional support to young people aged up to 18 years who live in Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire including the Staffordshire Moorlands and is the charity the Youth Executive have chosen to support. The …

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Feb 01 2017

New Youth Commissioner & #YouShape 2017

We are pleased to announce that Newcastle District has appointed its first Youth Commissioner, Nakita Emmens. I am pleased to appoint Nakita as the District’s 1st Youth Commissioner. She is the natural choice, due to her skills and leadership in starting the District Youth Executive. I’d like to thank Nakita for her leadership of youth …

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Jan 02 2017

2017 A New Year & New YouTube Channel

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. To add to our social media profile, we now have a YouTube …

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