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News about the District

Dot Bailey B.E.M. on Radio Stoke

Listen to our District Secretary Dot on Radio Stoke talking about receiving the British Empire Medal.

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Just Giving for Newcastle District Scouts

We have set up a Just Giving page to enable groups or individuals to support Scouting across the area through donations.  All money donated will go directly to the District to support Scouting across the area once the Corona virus emergency has ended. Please click on the link to donate or start fundraising. https://www.justgiving.com/newcastledistrictscouts Thank …

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St. George’s Day Parade

At this time of year, we normally hold our St. George’s Day Parade and Promise renewal in Newcastle Town Centre. It wasn’t possible to do it this year due to the Corona virus situation, so instead a virtual St. George’s Day was done instead. We’ve produced this video with the Promise renewals and some special …

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Gone Home: Dianne Harvey

We are saddened to hear of the death of Dianne Harvey. Dianne was a Leader in Stone for many years and a great supporter of Stone Gang Show. We would like to pass on our condolences to her family and her friends in Stone District and Gang Show.

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Curtain Call for the “Capers” Cast of 1980

Castle Capers is back, and this year Newcastle’s very own Scout Gang Show is celebrating a very special anniversary. It’s forty years since the variety performance, which brings together young people and leaders from across the district, was awarded “red necker status”. Newcastle District Commissioner Vera Bloor says “not every Scout show, can call itself …

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Leaders Learn First aid

A great day was had on Saturday. with Newcastle District Scout leaders doing first aid training as part of the  training for their roles. There was lots of learning, even for those who had done first aid before.   CPR (resuscitation ), use of a defibrillator and treatment of a variety of injuries and illnesses. …

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Grant from the County Council

Newcastle District Scouts are very pleased to announce that all 15 non-school groups are set to receive £50 each to be used for the purchase of – “Craft materials & stationary provision for Scout groups across the District will enable artistic and craft activities to take place” This funding is as a result of our …

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Hello There, It’s 2020!

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.

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Christmas Carol Concert

We are very please to announce that following the Beavers and Cubs Christmas Carol Concert held at St Giles Church service on 2nd December, we donated £240 to the Newcastle Staffs Foodbank as a result of the collection. Happy Christmas.

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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 2020 for lots more adventurous activities!

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