Category Archive: News

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/03/district-night-hike/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/03/help-inspire-beavers-in-madeley-betley-adults-wanted/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/young-leaders-weekend/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2017/02/new-youth-commissioner-youshape-2017/

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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Dec 23 2016

Merry Christmas

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

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