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May Fair – contributions and volunteers please

18 Apr 2017

Dear Parents and Carers
In order to provide a wider range of activities for your children without increasing regular subscriptions we are working hard behind the scenes to get grants and other sources of funds. The May Fair is aimed at boosting the group’s general cash flow as well as promoting the group within the community.
In order to make it a …

St. George’s Day Parade, 2017

14 Apr 2017

St George’s Day celebrations
Baden-Powell chose Saint George to be the patron Saint of Scouting. He felt that the Saint George legend set a good example of faith, courage and perseverance for future generations.
St George’s Day is celebrated on the 23rd April, and around this time Scouts will hold some form of celebration. All Scout St George’s Day events should;

involve youth …

Choose us as your Co-op local cause

10 Apr 2017

As of today you will be able to choose us as your Co-op local cause. Sign in to your member’s account (register first if you do not already have one) and then follow the appropriate link.
We will receive 1p for every £1 that is spent in the Whitleigh branch for the next 6 months. These funds are ear-marked to replace …

Defending Champions

31 Mar 2017
beavers tug o war

Hello All
As holders of many of the section trophies for these two events we would like to enter a full set of teams this year.
Contact your section leader for actual arrangements for each day. You don’t need to stay unless you want to. Those that do find it great fun.
Tug of war
Sunday 14th May at Ernesettle
31st Plymouth will be holding …

May Fair – Date set

22 Feb 2017

The committee has agreed to hold a May Fair in order to raise funds for the group. This money is needed to finance the hut and to allow us to offer more activities in the future without raising subscriptions.
The May Fair will be held at the scout hut on 13 May from 11am to 3pm. Hopefully the weather will be …

Scouts and guides provide ‘mental health boost for life’

10 Nov 2016
beavers for life


“People who were in the scouts or guides in childhood have better mental health in later life, a study suggests.”
Read the article in full.
This study points out many of the benefits for young people joining the Scouting movement. Better mental health later in life is more of a consequence than an aim but, certainly, the emphasis on soft skills …