Category: Network

Staffordshire BIG Camp July 2014

There are exciting plans for a COUNTY CAMP for Scout, Explorer and Network age groups. There has been a lot of discussion following the Born Survivor Camp and there is a real wish to do something as successful for the older age ranges whilst being very aware that there were things that needed improving. I …

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District Network Leader Vacancy

Now that the District Scout Network is “up and running” (and it most certainly is) we need to appoint a Network Leader. To fill you in with the history – Viv Bradford agreed to do the role to start the ball rolling as a “sort of” extension of the DESC role. Bruce Field (County Network …

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2013 St. George’s Day Parade

Yesterday, over 500 Scouts, Guides and adult volunteers gathered at the Queen’s Gardens in Newcastle to take part in the annual St. George’s Day Parade. The parade, which was lead for the first time by 1st Porthill Scout Group’s Drum Corps, went up the Ironmarket and then to the War Memorial in Red Lion Square where it took the …

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St. George’s Day Parade

Sunday APRIL 28th 2013  The Service will be held at St Giles’ Church, beginning at 3 pm ASSEMBLY: Parade to assemble in the Queen’s Gardens at 2.30 pm for a 2.45 pm start. The order of the Parade will be: Porthill Scout Band; Scout and Guide flag party; Beaver Scouts and Rainbow Guides; Cub Scouts …

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District Census 2013

Well the census is complete for another year. Our District Secretary (Linda Baddeley) has, as in previous years, co-ordinated it all along with the collection of Form 6s. Through her hard work and that of all the Group Scout Leaders and Sharon Whittlestone (collating Explorer info) we were one of the first Districts to get …

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Bear Grylls Comes to Staffordshire

On Saturday, the Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, came to Stafford to meet hundreds of Scouts aged 14 – 25 from all over the Staffordshire as part of his “Bear in the Air Tour”. In a jam-packed trip by helicopter to 16 different locations all over the West Midlands and Wales, he met and inspired thousands of …

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2012 St. George’s Day Parade

Congratulations to all who took part in yesterday’s St George’s Day Parade. Despite the threat of poor weather and a likely soaking, St. Giles’ church was filled to capacity with a mass of Scout uniforms after the St George’s Day Parade through Newcastle. A very quick reckoning, made as flags passed the saluting base, suggested that at …

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Network

I have been asked to official announce the launch (or relaunch!!) of the District Network section (18-25yrs) with a first meeting on Thursday 29th December 7:30pm – 9pm at the Jolly Potter pub (opposite Newcastle bus station). The philosophy of the Network section is that everybody who is within the 18-25 year age group IS …

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