Category Archive: News

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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Jul 20 2017

New Website for 87th Holy Trinity

It’s time to update your web bookmarks as 87th Holy Trinity Group have a new website for you all. It has all the information you will need to know about them and you can visit it by clicking on this link. They also have a new Facebook page which you can visit by clicking on …

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Jul 15 2017

Chief Scout’s Gold Awards at 79th Clayton

Many congratulations to the two Scouts who were awarded their Chief Scout’s Gold Awards at the 79th’s AGM on Thursday. More photos are in the Gallery.

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Jun 27 2017

From the District Secretary

At last week’s Annual General Meeting, our District Secretary, Linda Baddeley, retired from the role. Linda has written the below to thank everyone. As many of you will know, at the District AGM I stepped down from my role as District Secretary, after 12 years in the post. I will however be staying on in …

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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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May 14 2017

News From the District:77th Audley on St. George’s Day & Silver DoE at Kingfisher Explorers

On St George’s Day this year, Beavers and Cubs from 77th Audley joined their local parade around the village, while their Scouts held their own St. George’s Day celebrations while on camp. More photos are in the gallery. From Kingfisher Explorers in Clayton comes the excellent news that District Commissioner Vera came to their meeting last …

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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 21 2017

District Night Hike

On Saturday 18th March 80 Scouts, along with 40 Leaders and young leaders from all across Newcastle District, descended upon the Guide campsite at Maer. After pitching their tents and then helping their Leaders pitch theirs, the Scouts started the afternoons activities: Learning how to use and read 6 figure grid references. How to use …

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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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