Category: News

2018 St. George’s Day Parade

Yesterday saw Scouts from across the District parade in Newcastle Town centre to commemorate the patron saint of Scouting, St. George. Over 300 Scouts and their volunteer Leaders, gathered at The Queens Gardens Newcastle before parading at 2.45pm along The Ironmarket, via High Street to St Giles Church for a service. Newcastle’s Town Cryer, Mr …

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Tickets for our Gang Show Castle Capers 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 matinee …

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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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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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Merry Christmas

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

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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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Newcastle District Scouts Remember

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now …

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Support Centurion Explorers 2018 Canadian Trip

  Next year, Centurion Explorers are planning a trip to take 27 Explorers to Vancouver, in the hope of exploring the Canadian Scouting Life. They hope to give the young people the chance to explore a different culture, using the line “once in a lifetime” when talking about this trip! To do this they need to …

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Support Newcastle District with the Co-Op

Don’t forget you can still support us when you shop at the Co-Op. Please watch this video to see how you can support the District with no cost to yourself!

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87th Holy Trinity are the Last visitors to the Mayor’s Parlour

The District had been asked if they’d like to go to the last ever visit to the Mayors Parlour. It had been scheduled for a Thursday evening and the only Scout Group who meet on Thursday nights was 87th Holy Trinity. They arrived at the Civic Offices at 19.00 and where met by one of …

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