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Leaders Learn First aid

A great day was had on Saturday. with Newcastle District Scout leaders doing first aid training as part of the  training for their roles. There was lots of learning, even for those who had done first aid before.   CPR (resuscitation ), use of a defibrillator and treatment of a variety of injuries and illnesses. …

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Hello There, It’s 2020!

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.

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Christmas Carol Concert

We are very please to announce that following the Beavers and Cubs Christmas Carol Concert held at St Giles Church service on 2nd December, we donated £240 to the Newcastle Staffs Foodbank as a result of the collection. Happy Christmas.

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Happy Christmas

Newcastle District Scouts would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope to see you all in 2020 for lots more adventurous activities!

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2019’s District Cub Swimming Gala

Well done to all the Cubs who took part in the District’s Cub swimming gala last night. A total of nine teams took part. St Giles came 1st, Basford & Whitmore 2nd and Westlands came 3rd.

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Grow Fest 2019

On Saturday 21st September 2019, as in previous years, members of the District took part Grow Fest (formally Food Fest) in Newcastle Town Centre. Taking over the area by the Market Cross and Guild Hall, we had raffles, tombola, tea and cakes for sale and a climbing wall. These were all provided by members of …

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2019 District Camp – Indaba The Video

A video from the District Camp.  

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Gone Home: Jill Griffiths

We are sad to announce the untimely passing of Jill Griffiths. Jill formerly held the post of Assistant District Commissioner Cubs and was Akela at 107th Westlands for many years. Jill joined Newcastle from her native Manchester where she began her time in Scouting. She will be sadly missed. Funeral details to be announced. Scout …

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Gone Home: Peter Moxon

We are very sad to hear that Peter Moxon, County Vice President, passed away on 29th August whilst in the care of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Peter was a true Scouter, having served for over 50 years in various roles including the Assistant County Commissioner for Venture Scouts (1967-1970) and starting Venture Scouting in Staffordshire, Deputy …

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2019 District Camp – Indaba

Over the weekend of 12 – 14th July 2019, over 500 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from 14 Groups from across the District, joined together for this year’s District Camp. It was titled ‘Indaba’ which is a Zulu term for ‘tribal conference’. This was only the third full District Camp in 12 years, so it …

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