Category: News

2022-04-16 District Commissioner Vera on Radio Stoke

Our District Commissioner, Vera, on Radio Stoke talking about the Scout 2 5k fundraising event. Read more here – https://newcastledistrictscouts.org.uk/2022/04/scout-2-5k/  

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74th Silverdale Cub Awarded Chief Scouts Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

We were very pleased to learn that the County Commissioner had recently visited 74th Silverdale’s Cubs to present a Chief Scouts Commendation for Meritorious Conduct. This is awarded for meritorious conduct of a high standard e.g. acts of bravery with no risk to life, or dedication to the Scouts despite the difficulties they have endured. …

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Scout 2 5k

On Sunday 3rd April 2022, on a chilly running track at Keele Sports Centre, 50 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Leaders & their families, joined together to take part in Newcastle-under-Lyme District Scout’s first ever Scout to 5K event. Dressed in sportswear, colourful clothes, and fancy dress everyone pushed themselves to run, walk, hop, skip, or …

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Newcastle District Scouts Remember The Fallen

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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St. George’s Day 2021

The 2021 St. George’s Day celebrations and Promise renewals have, like last year, had to be online due to the COVID pandemic. However, a live event was hosted in Queen’s Gardens in Newcastle, where we normally meet up for our parade. You can see the video below. Hopefully, in 2022, we will be back in …

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Paul Bailey: Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

Many congratulations to Paul Bailey from 14th Basford Group, on being awarded the Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct Medal. Group Scout Leader Ian said “Paul does so much for our Group, very well deserved!” Paul works as a volunteer for the Stroke Association going onto two stroke wards giving advice and information. He also …

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You shop. Newcastle District Scouts gets money. Free.

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Newcastle District Scouts with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S …

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D.C. Vera on BBC Radio Stoke

Our District Commissioner, Vera, was on BBC Radio Stoke this morning (Thursday 29/10/2020) talking about the challenges of Scouting during lockdown and the new challenges of fundraising this year. Listen below.  

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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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Congratulations: Dot Bailey BEM

The Queen’s Birthday Honours were released today October 10th 2020. I am sure you would like to join me in congratulating, Mrs Dorothy (Dot) Bailey on being awarded The British Empire Medal for services to Scouting. Dot is an integral part of our District and is currently our District Secretary. She has supported Scouting locally …

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